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File #: 2009-0623    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/16/2009 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action: 11/23/2009
Enactment date: 12/1/2009 Enactment #: 16715
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving and adopting the updated Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, as approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Sponsors: Julia Patterson
Attachments: 1. Ord 16715.pdf, 2. A. King County Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan--Phase 1--November 2009--Adopted November 23, 2009, 3. 2009-0623 Transmittal Letter.doc
Drafter
Clerk 11/12/2009
Title
AN ORDINANCE approving and adopting the updated Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, as approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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      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 Mitigation Act of 2000, 44 C.F.R. 201.
      C.  Regular revisions and updates to the updated five year plan are required by FEMA.
      D.  In October 2004, the King County council approved the county's initial five year Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
      E.   An updated plan is now required to comply with the Mitigation Act of 2000.
      F.  King County and other jurisdictions within King County have a cooperative interest in disaster mitigation planning efforts.
      G.  Additional agencies are expected to annex to this plan following FEMA approval.
      H.  FEMA approval of this plan enables the county to seek Federal mitigation project funding related to potential flooding or other hazards the region may experience over the next five year planning period.
      I.  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 Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, Attachment A to this ordinance.
      SECTION 3.  The King County council authorizes the office of emergency
 
management to make any required FEMA revisions to updated Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan required by FEMA final approval.