Kent and Ottawa Counties, and the City of Grand Rapids are updating their Hazard Mitigation Plan that was last updated in 2017. During the update, this web site will provide information and tools to assist with input from the local units of government and the community.
Download the Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan for review by clicking the file link below.
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As part of their overall emergency management and response initiatives, Kent County, Ottawa County and the City of Grand Rapids is preparing an update to the current Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The objective of the Plan is to reduce risks from natural, human, and technological hazards by identifying and evaluating those hazards. The Plan will provide guidance when committing resources that will reduce the effects of hazards, and will provide a basis for technical assistance and funding from the State of Michigan and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The process of developing the HMP involves the following steps:
ASTI Environmental (ASTI) is assisting Kent & Ottawa Counties and The City of Grand Rapids with modifications to the HMP by facilitating the planning process and preparing the HMP document.
This web site provides additional information about the HMP, a method for providing input, and a source of information about the hazard mitigation planning process. If you have any questions about this web site, please contact Kera Sharpe of ASTI Environmental at 1.800.395.ASTI or email@example.com