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File #: RES 20-82    Version: 1 Name: Approving the St. Paul 2019 HAZMIT Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: Approving the Saint Paul All Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Hazard Mitigation Plan 11.12.19

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Approving the Saint Paul All Hazard Mitigation Plan.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Hazard Mitigation Plan is a portion of the comprehensive disaster plan mandated by the Saint Paul Legislative Code, Chapter 13, which provides a systemic means of identifying hazards, risks vulnerabilities, capability gaps, strategies and action items to reduce the risks associated with natural, man-made, technological and terrorist incidents and emergency situations, and

 

WHEREAS, an approved All Hazard Mitigation Plan will provide a cohesive and comprehensive plan of action for City departments to plan and prioritize mitigation efforts, and

 

WHEREAS, an approved All Hazard Mitigation Plan will allow the City to apply for federal mitigation grants designed to fund solutions and initiatives that will reduce the hazards and impact of disasters on Saint Paul, and

 

WHEREAS, an approved All Hazard Mitigation Plan will make Saint Paul eligible for additional federal funding to help recovery efforts following a major disaster, and

 

WHEREAS, an approved All Hazard Mitigation Plan has been reviewed and approved by the State of Minnesota Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and

 

WHEREAS, the adoption of the All Hazard Mitigation Plan by the Saint Paul City Council is needed to make the plan official and to trigger federal funding eligibility, and

 

NOW THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council does hereby adopt the City of Saint Paul All Hazard Mitigation Plan as the official City plan for reducing risks posed to the City by natural, man-made, technological, and terrorist incidents.

 

 

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