Emergency Management

Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting on January 23, 2017

Travis County and participating jurisdictions will hold a public meeting on Monday, January 23rd to gather public input for a County-wide Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Participating jurisdictions include Village of the Hills and the Cities of Pflugerville, Sunset Valley, Manor, and Lakeway.  The meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. at the Lakeway City Hall Council Room, located at 1102 Lohman’s Crossing Rd. Lakeway, TX 78734.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend the meeting.

The purpose of the public meeting is to provide a project overview from H2O Partners, Inc., consultant to the project, and solicit information from citizens. Public input will help the project team to identify and analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include floods, tornadoes, wildfires, winter storms, and other major disasters.

The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.

The public is also invited to take a survey which is found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TravisCountyHMAP (English) and https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Condado_de_Travis (Spanish).

Questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan should be addressed to H2O Partners, Inc., planning consultants for Travis County; Attn: Heather Ferrara, Project Manager by email at .

For Travis County's press release click here