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Notice of Availability of Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan and Public Meeting for Input on the Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan

A public hearing for the plan will be held on March 7, 2023 at 4:30 PM as part of the Antrim County Planning Commission Meeting. The meeting location is in the Antrim County Building, 2nd Floor, Board of Commissioners Room at 203 East Cayuga Street, Bellaire, MI. Upon review of the plan, Planning Commission shall recommend it be sent to Michigan State Police Homeland Security Division for review/preliminary approval and then on to FEMA for their review and approval. Once FEMA has approved the plan, it will be brought before all local government boards for adoption.

Public comments are requested either in person or by representative at the public meeting or at PO Box 506, Traverse City MI 49685, or by email at


2023 Antrim County Hazard Mitigation Plan Current Drafts for Review:   

2/28/2023 Draft Plan and 2/2/2023 Strategies Table 

Full Size Hazard Maps (Appx. A of the plan)


Meetings and Documentation

Natural Hazard work-related meeting dates, times, and presentation materials will be posted here as they become available.  All meetings are open to the public and are held via Zoom, unless otherwise stated.  Please contact the Antrim County Emerency Operations Director for a Zoom link if you would like to attend! 

Antrim County LEPC/LPT Meetings, 10:00 AM

03/16/22 *Public Input via Zoom to ID Natural Hazard Concern Areas for:

Coastal Communities
Inland Communities

3/16/22 Notes and Hazard ID Map

06/14/2022 Field Trip to Hazard Concern Sites

8/30/22 LEPC/LPT
10/4/22 and 10/5/22 Public Input Sessions on Draft Via Zoom
01/10/23 LEPC/LPT













Update Process
Phase I: Data collection and community survey

An online survey was available from 10/25/2021 to 1/28/2022 to obtain input on past projects, hazard events, and potential mitigation strategies.  The survey results are summarized here.

Phase II: Hazard identification and risk assessment

Phase III: Review and update hazard mitigation goals, priority areas, and implementation strategies.

Phase IV: Draft plan public comment period. Post the plan electronically and meet with the public for comments.  Incorporate feedback from the public review period and make final edits to the plan.

Phase V: Plan Adoption. Facilitate the plan adoption process with the County Board of Commissioners and local officials.

The professionals at Networks Northwest help our City Council, Planning Commission, and staff make thoughtful decisions to ensure our community is sustainable and resilient for many years to come.
- Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager