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Final 2023 Missaukee County Hazard Mitigation Plan

As of July 26, 2023, FEMA has provided a favorable review of the plan and all plan requirements have been met.   The plan will be brought before the County Board of Commissioners and all local government boards for adoption before the end of 2023.  

Meetings and Documentation

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

The Missaukee County Local Emergency Planning Committee/ Local Planning Team (LEPC/LPT) and the Missaukee County Planning Commission meet in person at at the County Annex Building, 105 S. Canal Street, Lake City, MI.

  • October 20, 2021 LEPC/LPT at 6:00 pm
  • January 19, 2022 LEPC/LPT at 6:00 pm
  • May 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm:  Missaukee County Planning Commission/Public Input Session on Hazard Identification
  • September 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm:  Missaukee County Planning Commission - review partial draft plan and update goals, objectives and strategies
  • November 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm:  Missaukee County Planning Commission - review plan updates and suggested mitigation strategies
  • January 18, 2023 at 6:00 pm:  Missaukee County LEPC - review final draft, strategies and hazard maps
  • March 22, 2023 at 5:00 pm:  Missaukee County Planning Commission - Public Hearing on the Draft Plan
     

Update Process
Phase I: Data collection and community survey  (Survey results were utilized to inform the direction of the updated plan.)

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. Send to MSP to begin the approval process by MSP and FEMA.

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

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- Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner