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DocuSign Envelope ID: 1CF737B8-33D7-496A-BB5C-7A53A130165D <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 2090 <br /> AUTHORIZING THE ADOPTION OF THE <br /> SKAGIT COUNTY MULTI-JURISDICTION HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN <br /> WHEREAS, all of Skagit County has exposure to natural hazards that increase the risk to life,property, <br /> environment and the County's economy; and <br /> WHEREAS,pro-active mitigation of known hazards before a disaster event can reduce or eliminate long- <br /> term risk to life and property; and <br /> WHEREAS, The Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-390) established requirements for pre <br /> and post disaster hazard mitigation programs requiring that"local and tribal government applicants for sub- <br /> grants must have an approved local mitigation plan in accordance with 44 CFR 201.6 prior to receipt of a <br /> Hazard Mitigation Grant Program sub-grant funding." The purpose of such local mitigation plan is to <br /> represent the Multi-Jurisdcition's commitment to reduce risks from natural and man-made hazards; and <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to 44 CFR 201.6, a coalition of Skagit County stakeholders with like-planning <br /> objectives was formed to pool resources and create consistent mitigation strategies to be implemented within <br /> each partner's identified capabilities within the Skagit County Planning Area; and <br /> WHEREAS,the coalition has completed a planning process that engages the public, assesses the risk and <br /> vulnerability to the impacts of natural hazards, develops a mitigation strategy consistent with a set of uniform <br /> goals and objectives, and creates a plan for implementing, evaluating and revising this strategy; and <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to 44 CFR 201.6 and 44 CFR 201.7, the Skagit County Multi-Jurisdiction <br /> Hazard Mitigation Plan has been reviewed and found to meet the regulatory criteria, and following <br /> adoption by participating jurisdictions, will be approved by FEMA, making all adopting <br /> jurisdictions eligible for mitigation project grants. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Anacortes that: <br /> The Skagit County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted in its entirety, which <br /> represents the City of Anacortes's commitment to reduce risks from natural and man-made hazards. <br /> PASSED AND ADOPTED on this 18th day of May, 2020. <br /> baktV'it, Art- <br /> Laurie Gere, Mayor <br /> City of Anacortes <br /> ATTEST: <br /> Steven D. Hoglund, City Clerk <br /> City of Anacortes <br />