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Posted on: June 28, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City, County to host Hazard Mitigation Plan public meeting

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This information is being provided by the City of Victoria and Victoria County.

Victoria County and the City of Victoria will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, to gather public input for updating their Hazard Mitigation Plan.

This meeting will be held at 205 N. Bridge St., Suite B-101, Victoria, TX 77901. 

There will also be a virtual option for those who are unable to attend in person. Join the meeting virtually

The purpose of the public meeting is to provide an overview from project consultant H2O Partners, Inc., and solicit information from citizens. Public input will help the project team to analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards included are thunderstorms, wind, tornadoes, winter storms, hail, flooding, droughts, wildfires, dam failures, extreme heat, lightning and infectious diseases.

A public participation survey is also available. Take the survey

The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to minimize or eliminate long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.

Questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan should be addressed to H2O Partners, Inc., planning consultants for Victoria County; Attn: Rhonda Murphy, Senior Mitigation Specialist, by email at rmurphy@h2opartnersusa.com.  

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