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Manistee County

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Networks Northwest will assist the Manistee County Office of Emergency Management Coordinator, Mike Machen, to update their 2015 plan.  The process will take place over a two year period, ending in December 2023.

Community Survey

Thank you for completing the community survey!  The results gathered will be utilized to inform the direction of the updated plan.

Meetings and Documentation

Natural Hazard Mitigation work meetings and documentation will be posted here as they become available. All meetings are open to the public.

The Manistee County Local Emergency Planning Committee/ Local Planning Team meets via Zoom with Networks Northwest staff to discuss progress on the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.  Please contact the Manistee County Emergency Manager Mike Machen to request a meeting link.  

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:

 

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