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Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

2021 Hazard Mitigation Plan 

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

Community Survey

We are seeking your input on past projects, hazard events in your community and potential strategies that you would like to see considered in the updated plan!  Please take a few minutes to answer the following questions:

Meetings dates and times will be posted here as they become available. 

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

October 21, 2021, 10:00 am 

January 14, 2022 10:00 am

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.

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