2016 October 3: Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan Adoption Resolution

Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan Municipal Adoption Resolution

Resolution No. 2016-1

Darlington Borough Beaver County, Pennsylvania

WHEREAS, the Darlington Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, is most vulnerable to natural and human­ made hazards, which may result in loss of life and property, economic hardship, and threats to public health and safety, and

WHEREAS, Section 322 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (OMA 2000) requires state and local governments to develop and submit for approval to the President a mitigation plan that outlines processes for identifying their respective natural hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities, and

WHEREAS, the Darlington Borough acknowledges the requirement of Section 322 of DMA 2000 to have an approved Hazard Mitigation Plan as a prerequisite to receiving post-disaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds, and

WHEREAS, the Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan has been developed by Beaver County Emergency Services in cooperation with other County departments, and officials and citizens of Darlington Borough, and

WHEREAS, a public involvement process consistent with the requirements of DMA 2000 was conducted to develop the Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan, and

WHEREAS, the Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan recommends mitigation activities that will reduce losses to life and property affected by both natural and human-made hazards that face the County and its municipal governments,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the governing body for the Darlington Borough:

  • The 2016 Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted as the official Hazard Mitigation Plan of the Darlington Borough, and
  • The respective officials and agencies identified in the implementation strategy of the 2016 Beaver County Hazard Mitigation Plan are hereby directed to implement the recommended activities assigned to

ADOPTED, this           3rd                     day of- – – – October          2016

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