NO. 1488 – RES. APPROVING A HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN
Aug 30, 2023
Resolution No. 1488
A Resolution of the City of Seymour, approving a Hazard Mitigation Plan.
WHEREAS, natural hazards in the City of Seymour area historically have caused significant disasters with losses of life and property and natural resource damage; and
WHEREAS, the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) require communities to adopt a hazard mitigation action to be eligible for the full range of pre-disaster and post-disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes; and
WHEREAS, FEMA requires that communities update hazard mitigation action plans every five years in order to be eligible for the full range of pre-disaster and post-disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes; and
WHEREAS, the City of Seymour has assessed the community’s potential risks and hazards and is committed to planning for a sustainable community and reducing the long-term consequences of natural and man-caused hazards; and
WHEREAS, the Baylor County Hazard Mitigation Plan outlines a mitigation vision, goals and objectives; assesses risk from a range of hazards; and identifies risk reduction strategies and actions for hazards that threatens the community.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT :
1. The Baylor County Hazard Mitigation Plan is approved in its entirety;
2. The City of Seymour will pursue available funding opportunities for implementation of the proposals designated therein, and will, upon receipt of such funding or other necessary resources, seek to implement the actions contained in the mitigation strategies;
3. The City of Seymour vests with the Mayor the responsibility, authority, and means to inform all parties of this action; assure that the Hazard Mitigation Plan will be reviewed at least annually; and that any needed adjustments will be presented to the City Council for consideration; and
4. The City of Seymour agrees to take such other action as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the objectives of the Plan and report on progress as required by FEMA and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM).
Passed and Adopted on this the 17 day of December, 2019.
Mayor Jon Hrncirik
City Secretary, Conchita Torrez