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Benzie County

2021 Hazard Mitigation Plan 

Networks Northwest will assist the Benzie County Office of Emergency Management Coordinator to update their plan.

Community Survey

Thank you for your input!  The survey results will be used to inform the priorities in the County's Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. 

Meeting Dates and Documentation

Hazard Mitigation work meetings will be posted here as they become available. All meetings are open to the public. Benzie County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meetings are held at 2:00 pm via Zoom and in-person at the Benzie County Board of Commissioners Room at 448 Court Place, Beulah, MI.

Update Process
Phase I: Data collection and community survey

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.

Chapter Drafts for Review:


Networks Northwest always proves to be a valued resource for our local government planning efforts. No organization does a better job of convening partners, promoting collaboration, and reporting on the data than does Networks Northwest

Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner