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File #: 2014-0471    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/20/2015 In control: Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/9/2015
Enactment date: 3/12/2015 Enactment #: 17996
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving and adopting the updated King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, as approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Emergency Management
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 17996.pdf, 2. 2014-0471 legislative review form.pdf, 3. A. King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, 4. A. Executive Summary, 5. B. Volume 1, 6. C. Volume 2a, 7. D. Volume 2b, 8. E. Volume 2c, 9. F. Volume 2d, 10. 2014-0471 transmittal letter.doc, 11. 2014-0471 fiscal note.xlsx, 12. Item 9 Staff Report Proposed Ordinance 2014-0471Hazard Mitigation Plan (02-24-15).doc, 13. 2014-0471 Amendment S1.docx, 14. REVISED Staff Report Proposed Ordinance 2014-0471Hazard Mitigation Plan.doc
Staff: Auzins, Erin
Title
AN ORDINANCE approving and adopting the updated King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, as approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Body
      BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
       SECTION 1.  Findings:
      A.  King County supports disaster mitigation efforts and regional disaster planning.
      B.  A locally adopted plan reviewed and approved by Federal Emergency Management Agency ("FEMA") is required under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
      C.  Regular revisions and updates to the five year plan are required by FEMA.
      D.  In October 2004, Ordinance 15038 approved the county's initial five year Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
      E  In December 2009, Ordinance 16715 approved the subsequent update of the Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
      F.  An updated plan is now required to comply with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
      G.  King County and other jurisdictions within King County have a cooperative interest in disaster mitigation planning efforts.
      H.  Additional agencies are expected to annex to this plan following FEMA approval.
      I.  FEMA approval of this plan enables the county to seek Federal mitigation project funding related to potential hazards the region may experience over the next five-year planning period.
      J.  Certification of the King County council's approval of this plan is required for FEMA final approval.
      SECTION 2.  The King County council hereby approves and adopts the King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, Attachment A to this ordinance.