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RESOLUTION 2015-15

RESOLUTION NO. 2015-15
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE PRE HAZARD
MITIGATION PLAN FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY,
ARKANSAS AND THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS
WHEREAS, certain areas of Washington County and the City of Johnson are
subject to periodic flooding and other natural and man-caused hazards with tl1e
potential to cause damage to property within the area; and,
WHEREAS, Washington County and the City of Johnson desire to prepare for
and mitigate such circumstances; and,
WHEREAS, under the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, in accordance with 44
CFR 201 .6, the United States Federal Emergency Management ,1\gency (FEMA)
requires that local jurisdictions have in place a FEMA-approved Pre Hazard Mitigation
Action Plan as a condition of receipt of certain future Federal mitigation 'funding; and
WHEREAS, to assist cities and the County in meeting ~ his requirement,
Washington County, with the assistance of Arkansas Tech University, has initiated
development of a county-wide multi-jurisdiction Pre Hazard Mitigation Plan for tl1e
County and all jurisdictions in the County, specifically the cities and school :Jistricts.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
ARTICLE 1. The City of Johnson hereby adopts the Pre Hazard Mitigatior.., Plan
in its entirety.
ARTICLE 2. The City of Johnson appoints the Washington County~ Emergency
Management Director to assure that the Pre Hazard Mitigation Plan will b•; reviewed at
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least annually and that any needed adjustment to the Pre Hazard t\1itigation Plan be
developed and presented to the City Council for consideration.
ARTICLE 3. The City of Johnson hereby agrees to take such otller official action
as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the objectives of the Pre Hazard Mitigation
Plan.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 13th day of October 2015.