Norwood’s Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan to be Presented at March 12 Public Meeting

Meeting to present the 2018 update of Norwood’s Hazard Mitigation Plan and solicit public comments

Who: Norwood residents, business owners, representatives of non-profit organizations and institutions, and others who are interested in preventing and reducing damage from natural hazards.

What: At the Norwood Planning Board meeting on Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m., a presentation will be made by the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), which is assisting the Town on the 2018 update of its Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The Town of Hull adopted its first Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2011, which was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  This plan will update the 2011 plan. The plan identifies natural hazards affecting Norwood such as floods, hurricanes, winter storms, and earthquakes, as well as actions that the Town can take to reduce its vulnerability to these hazards.

When: Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m.

Where: Norwood Town Hall | 500 Washington Street, Room 12

Contact:  Amanda Linehan, Communications Manager, Metropolitan Area Planning Council | 617-933-0705,