The primary purpose of the Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan is to set forth a list of strategies the jurisdiction or region should utilize to develop a more resilient community. Additional sections and information in the Hazard Mitigation Plan contribute to and provide the basis to the mitigation strategy. A hazard mitigation strategy provides focus and direction for the community's efforts to reduce the impact from the identified hazards. As a stakeholder, we are asking you to use your subject matter expertise and role to help develop flexible strategies for the 2022 Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
The following is a general overview of what mitigation strategies can accomplish:
You will need to refer to the previous hazard priorities and actions for your specific community in order to answer questions 2-14 of this survey.
The community subsections portion of the 2017 Kent and Ottawa County Hazard Mitigation Plan is available by following this link: 2017 Kent and Ottawa County Hazard Mitigation Plan: Community Subsections