The County EM Director, Angella Sutton has been working with Black Hills Council of Local Governments to assist in writing this updated Hazard Mitigation Plan. Prior to a final review from the Meade County Commission; the DRAFT PLAN has been sent to all affected agencies for their review and comments. Once the plan is approved, it will be sent to FEMA.
If you have any comments on the Meade County Hazard Mitigation Plan - please contact Meade County Emergency Management Director, Angella Sutton @ 605-347-7623.
The Hazard Mitigation Plan is an update of the 2009 Meade County pre-disaster Mitigation Plan. The purpose of this Mitigation Plan update is to ensure that Meade County’s strategies to reduce risks to people and property from hazard events are relevant and effective. This plan is a major revision of the 2009 plan and is in compliance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) latest Local Mitigation Planning Guidance and the requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. Through the development and adoption of this plan, Meade County, Faith, Summerset, Piedmont, and Sturgis are eligible for FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs.