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Hazard Mitigation Plan Public meeting rescheduled for February 9th, 2023

02/02/2023




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting Rescheduled for February 9th, 2023


Fayette County will hold a public meeting on Thursday February 9th to gather public input for updating their Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Plan includes Fayette County, City of Carmine, City of Ellinger, City of Fayetteville, City of Flatonia, City of La Grange, City of Round Top, City of Schulenburg, Fayetteville ISD, Flatonia ISD, La Grange ISD, Round Top - Carmine ISD, and Schulenburg ISD.


This meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. at the EMS Station- 1721 N Von Minden Road, La Grange, Texas 78945.


The purpose of the public meeting is to provide a project overview from H2O Partners, Inc., consultant to the project, and solicit information from citizens. Public input will help the project team to analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards included are Dam Failure, Drought, Earthquake, Extreme Heat, Flood, Hail, Lightning, Thunderstorm Wind, Tornado, Wildfire, Winter Storm, and Expansive Soils.



The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.


Questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan should be addressed to H2O Partners, Inc., planning consultants for Fayette County; Attn: Rhonda Murphy, Deputy Mitigation Program Manager by email at rmurphy@h2opartnersusa.com.

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