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Hazard Mitigation

Oswego County and its municipalities are participating in a project to update the Oswego County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in 2013.The Oswego County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update has been conditionally approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and participating municipalities will be reviewing resolutions to adopt the plan formally in their jurisdictions during the fall of 2020.

The public is invited to view the plan here:

2020 Oswego County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Appendices
Appendix A - Additional Tables and Figures
Appendix C - Summary of Meetings
Appendix D - Sample Adoption Resolution
Appendix E - Public Participation Documentation
Appendix F - Hazard Event Documentation
Appendix G - Hazard Mitigation Update Checklist

Appendix B - Municipality Annexes
Oswego County
Town of Albion
Town of Amboy
Town of Boylston
Village of Central Square
Village of Cleveland
Town of Constantia
City of Fulton
Town of Granby
Town of Hannibal
Village of Hannibal
Town of Hastings
Village of Lacona
Town of Mexico
Village of Mexico
Town of Minetto
Town of New Haven
Town of Orwell
City of Oswego
Town of Palermo
Town of Parish
Village of Parish
Village of Phoenix
Village of Pulaski
Town of Redfield
Town of Richland
Town of Sandy Creek
Town of Schroeppel
Town of Scriba
Town of Volney
Town of West Monroe
Town of Williamstown

 

For more information, contact:
Terry Bennett, Emergency Services Program Coordinator 

Oswego County Emergency Management Office
200 N. Second St.
Fulton, NY 13069
Phone: 315-591-9150
Fax: 315-591-9176
Terry.Bennett@oswegocounty.com

Click here for 2013 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
Click here for Appendices A, B, C, D, F. 
Click here for Appendix E, Part 1.
Click here for Appendix E, Part 2.
Click here for Appendix G, Part 1.
Click here for Appendix G, Part 2.
Click here for Appendix G, Part 3.
Click here for Appendix G, Part 4.
Click here for Appendix H
Click here for Appendix I
Click here for Appendix J

Click here to download a map of the FEMA flood hazard areas in Oswego County.

 

What is Hazard Mitigation?
Hazard mitigation planning is the process of determining how to reduce or eliminate the loss of life and property damage resulting from natural or man-made hazards.

There are four essential phases to mitigation planning:

  • organize resources
  • assess risks
  • develop mitigation plan
  • implement mitigation plan and monitor progress

How does a hazard mitigation plan benefit Oswego County?

  • Increased understanding of the natural hazards the county faces
  • Development of more sustainable and disaster-resistant communities
  • Partnerships that support planning and mitigation efforts
  • Reduced long-term impacts to structures and human health
  • Eligibility for federal funds for pre-disaster mitigation planning (DMA 2000)

Questions about Oswego County Emergency Management?