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Record No: Res 32011    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/2/2021
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION approving the 2021-2026 revision to the Seattle All-Hazards Mitigation Plan.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Ex 1 – City of Seattle 2021-2026 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan, 2. Ex 1 Appx A - Seattle Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Analysis, 3. Ex 1 Appx B - Plan Process Materials, 4. Ex 1 Appx C - Stakeholder Engagement, 5. Ex 1 Appx D - Mitigation Action Worksheets
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Proposed Amendment 1, 3. Amendment 1, 4. Signed Resolution 32011, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION approving the 2021-2026 revision to the Seattle All-Hazards Mitigation Plan.
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WHEREAS, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established a policy that requires recipients and potential recipients of Hazard Mitigation grant funding to have a Hazard Mitigation Plan; and
WHEREAS, FEMA's policy requires that the City's All-Hazards Mitigation Plan be formally adopted by the City Council and submitted for approval by FEMA through the State of Washington Military Department, Emergency Management Division; and
WHEREAS, the City's All-Hazards Mitigation Plan is one in the suite of plans under the City's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan; and
WHEREAS, as cited in the City's All-Hazard Mitigation Plan, Seattle's Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Analysis identifies Seattle as a hub for land, sea, and air transportation, giving the City an inherent exposure to transportation incidents including plane crashes; and
WHEREAS, as cited in the City's All-Hazard Mitigation Plan, Seattle's Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Analysis reports that excessive heat events are projected to become more intense due to climate change, disproportionately affecting vulnerable populations including the elderly, infants, the homeless, the poor, and people who are socially isolated; and
WHEREAS, the Office of Emergency Management is responsible for the revision to the City's All-Hazards Mitigation Plan every five years in coordination with representatives of City departments and external partner organizations; and
WHEREAS, the Disaster Management Committee created by Seattle Municipal Code Section 10.02.060 has formally reviewed and recommends adoption of the Plan; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT:
Section 1. The 2021-2026 Seattle All-Hazards Mitigation Plan, dated February 1, 2021, attached to this resolution as Exhibit 1,...

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