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RESOLUTION 2008-10

A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN FOR
WASHINGTON COUNTY
WHEREAS, certain areas of Johnson, Arkansas, are subject to periodic flooding and other natural
and man-caused hazards with the potential to cause damages to people's properties within the area;
and
WHEREAS, the City of Johnson desires to prepare and mitigate for such circumstances; and
WHEREAS, under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, the United States Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA) required that local jurisdictions have in place a FEMA- approved
Hazard Mitigation Action Plan as a condition of receipt of certain future Federal mitigation funding
after November 1, 2004; and
WHEREAS, to assist cities and counties in meeting this requirement, the County of Washington,
with the assistance of Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, has initiated
development of a county-wide, multi-jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan the county and all
jurisdictions in the county, specifically the cities and school districts;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE FT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
That the City of Johnson, Arkansas hereby adopts those portions of the Plan relating to and protecting
its jurisdictional area against all hazards, 2008-2010; and
Appoints the Washington County Emergency Management Director to assure that the Hazard
Mitigation Plan be reviewed at least annually and that any needed adjustment to the Hazard
Mitigation Plan be developed and presented to the governing board for consideration; and
Agrees to take such other official action as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the objectives of
the Hazard Mitigation Plan.