2017 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Approval
The City of Hermosa Beach Office of Emergency Management submitted the updated 2017 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan to Cal OES on May 25, 2017 for review. Cal OES approved the plan and forwarded the plan to FEMA for review on December 12, 2017. FEMA deemed the plan eligible for approval pending City Council adoption on February 8, 2018.
The 2017 City of Hermosa Beach Local Hazard Mitigation Plan was adopted by the Hermosa Beach City Council March 27, 2018 by Resolution Number 18-7124. The plan was resubmitted to FEMA and approved on April 17, 2018. The 2017 City of Hermosa Beach Local Hazard Mitigation plan will be valid until 2022. The City will begin working to update the plan in 2020 to ensure that a new plan is adopted and approved prior to the expiration of the 2017 City of Hermosa Beach Local Hazard Mitigation plan. The City of Hermosa Beach would like the public to have access to the City Council adopted and FEMA approved 2017 City of Hermosa Beach Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Plan Development Process
While the plan was under development, the public was encouraged to review the plan and provide comments via email to email@example.com and were accepted through May 15, 2017.
The City of Hermosa Beach Office of Emergency Management also held a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Town Hall on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chamber located at 1315 Valley Drive.
The presentation included:
- Overview of Hazard Mitigation Planning
- Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) Requirements
- Hazards Review
- Planning Team and Planning Process
- Mitigation Priorities and Actions
- Next Steps
Hermosa Beach recently prepared a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) in accordance with the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000). DMA 2000 requires local governments to develop and submit HMPs as a condition of receiving Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and other mitigation project grant funding. This includes pre-disaster mitigation funding and post-disaster mitigation funding for existing Hermosa Beach facilities.