RESOLUTION NO. 8-2011

 

RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE ANDERSON COUNTY

MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN

 

WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee has ordained that every county and incorporated municipality in the state is required to have a Hazard Mitigation Plan approved by the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to maintain eligibility for state disaster assistance after November 2004; and

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, has ordained that every county and incorporated municipality within the county is required to have a Hazard Mitigation Plan approved by FEMA in order to be eligible for Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding for Presidential disasters declared after November 2004; and

 

WHEREAS, under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued an Interim Final Rule that details the minimum criteria for local hazard mitigation plans; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Norris agrees with the concept and necessity for hazard mitigation planning; and

 

WHEREAS the Anderson County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee recommends the adoption of the Anderson County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan; and

 

WHEREAS the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have conducted a review of and approved the Anderson County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Norris, meeting in regular session on this 22nd day of August, 2011 at Norris, Tennessee, that:

 

SECTION 1. The City of Norris City Council hereby adopts the Anderson County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan as submitted this day.

 

SECTION 2. This Resolution shall take effect on the 22nd day of August 2011, the public welfare requiring it.