Press Release: Concord’s Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan to be Presented at May 8 Public Meeting

Who

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

What

The Concord Hazard Mitigation Team will hold a public meeting to present an overview of the draft Concord Hazard Mitigation Plan Update 2017.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is assisting the Town on the plan update, and a representative of MAPC will present an overview of the plan update.

The Town of Concord adopted its first Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2010, which was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The plan identifies natural hazards affecting Concord such as floods, hurricanes, winter storms, and earthquakes, as well as actions that the Town can take to reduce the impacts of these hazards.  FEMA requires that plans be updated regularly, so MAPC is assisting the Town prepare a 2017 updated plan.

When

Monday, May 8, 2017, 7:00 PM

Concord Select Board meeting

Where

Concord Town House, 22 Monument Square, Concord, MA