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File #: R-39-23    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/6/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/10/2023 Final action: 7/10/2023
Title: 2023 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan - For the purpose of adopting the 2023 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan, as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to maintain eligibility for disaster funding for large-scale emergencies and disasters, as well as mitigation grant funding.
Sponsors: Rhonda Pindell Charles
Attachments: 1. R-39-23 First Reader, 2. R-39-23 Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan Brief, 3. R-39-23 Staff Report, 4. R-39-23 Signed

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2023 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan - For the purpose of adopting the 2023 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan, as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to maintain eligibility for disaster funding for large-scale emergencies and disasters, as well as mitigation grant funding.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 39-23

Introduced by: Alderwoman Pindell Charles


A RESOLUTION concerning

2023 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan

FOR the purpose of adopting the 2023 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan, as required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to maintain eligibility for disaster funding for large-scale emergencies and disasters and mitigation grant funding.


WHEREAS, The City's Hazard Mitigation Plan forms the foundation for a long-term strategy to reduce disaster losses and break the cycle of disaster damage, reconstruction and repeated damage.

WHEREAS, The purpose of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to assess the communities' vulnerabilities to natural hazards and prepare a long-term strategy to address these hazards and prevent future damage and loss of life of Annapolis city residents; and

WHEREAS, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires hazard mitigation plans to be updated every five years, and the 2023 plan is an update to the 2018 City of Annapolis Hazard Mitigation Plan.

WHEREAS, A Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee (HMPC) was formed with 42 representatives from various municipal, county, and state government entities and other organizations to oversee the plan update process.


WHEREAS, Key tasks completed by the City of Annapolis during the planning process included: identifying hazards, assessing vulnerabilities, and understanding significant risks; facilitating planning team meetings, public involvement, and decision-making activities; identifying and developing hazard mitigation projects that are appropriate and relevant for the City; and creat...

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