The hazard mitigation plan is developed per the requirements of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and enables the City to be eligible for Hazard Mitigation Assistance grant funds. It is required to be updated every 5 years to maintain eligibility for grant funding. More information on the requirements of this process and eligible grant programs is available on the California Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Web Portal:
The City of Needles welcomes your review of the draft plan to ensure development of a strong mitigation strategy. The draft plan will be available after July 15, 2011 for download on this website.
Please contact David Brownlee at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at (760) 326-5700 X323 to request a draft copy of the plan. Your comments and questions may be directed to David Brownlee.