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Door County Hazard Mitigation Plan



In the summer of 2016, Door County, the City of Sturgeon Bay, and the Villages of Egg Harbor, Ephraim, Forestville, and Sister Bay all adopted the Door County Hazard Mitigation Plan (posted below), as developed by the Door County Emergency Services and Planning Departments and approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

In 2000, the U.S. Congress passed the Disaster Mitigation Act intending to reduce public and private expenses associated with disasters, and to speed up response time to and reduce recovery time from disasters.  This Act included a new requirement for local governments to prepare hazard mitigation plans in order to be eligible for funding from FEMA for mitigation activities.  A Planning Team consisting of the county, incorporated municipalities, and other agencies with an interest in disaster management was formed to guide the hazard mitigation plan development process.   The final plan and other planning process related documents are posted below. 

Please direct any questions or comments regarding the plan to Becky Kerwin via the contact information below.

E-mail:  rkerwin@co.door.wi.us
Fax:  920-746-2387
Mail:  Door County Planning Department
          421 Nebraska Street
          Sturgeon Bay, WI  54235

 

FINAL PLAN

Door County Hazard Mitigation Plan (15 MB).pdf

MEETING INFORMATION

Open House Meetings - September 21, 28, and 29, 2015

April 28, 2015 - Planning Team Meeting

January 29, 2015 - Planning Team Meeting

September 30, 2014 - Planning Team Kick-Off Meeting