FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2016
Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting on March 1, 2016
The City of San Benito will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, March 1st to gather public input for the Council of Cities Hazard Mitigation Plan during the San Benito City Commission meeting. The meeting is at 5:30 p.m. at the San Benito Municipal Building; 401 North Sam Houston Boulevard, San Benito 78586. The communities included in the Council of Cities Hazard Mitigation Plan are Los Fresnos, Laguna Vista, Port Isabel, Primera, Rio Hondo, San Benito, South Padre Island, Bayview, Indian Lake, and Rancho Viejo. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the meeting.
The purpose of the public meeting is to provide a project overview from H2O Partners, Inc., consultant to the project, and solicit information from citizens. Public input will help the project team analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact.
If you cannot attend the public meeting, information about the planning process and a public participation survey are available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CouncilofCities and https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/el_Concejo_de_las_Ciudades_sobre_el_Plan_de_Mitigacion_de_Peliro
The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.
Questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan should be addressed to H2O Partners, Inc., planning consultants for Council of Cities; Attn: Heather Ferrara, Project Manager by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.