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Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

2023 Hazard Mitigation Plan 

Networks Northwest will assist the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians' Emergency Management Office to update their plan.

Drafts for Review:

Draft GTB Hazard Mitigation Plan March 2023

Draft Strategies Table April 2023

Draft Maps:

Community Survey

Thank you for your input!  Results of the Community Survey were utilized to inform the development of the updated Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan for the GTB.

Meetings and Documentation

Hazard Mitigation Plan-related work meetings and documentation will be posted here as they become available. 

GTB Tribal Local Planning Team meetings (via Zoom invitation only):

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 Tribal Council and local officials.




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