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RESOLUTION 2008-05

(A resolution providing for the adoption of the City’s representation in the Hood River County Mulit-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan)

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hood River is vulnerable to the human and economic costs of natural, technological and societal disasters;

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Hood River recognizes the importance of reducing or eliminating those vulnerabilities for the overall good and welfare of the community;

WHEREAS, the City of Hood River has participated in the development of the Hood River County Multi-Jurisdiction Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, which has established a comprehensive, coordinated planning process to eliminate or minimize these vulnerabilities;

WHEREAS, the City of Hood River’s representatives and staff have identified natural hazard risks  and prioritized a number of proposed actions and programs needed to mitigate the vulnerabilities of the City of Hood River to the impacts of future disasters; and

WHEREAS, these proposed projects and programs have been incorporated into the Hood River County Multi-Jurisdiction Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan that has been prepared and promulgated for consideration and implementation by the cities of Hood River County.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council that:

Section 1. The City Council of the City of Hood River accepts and approves of its section of the Hood River County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan as a reasonable process to identify and plan for potential hazards in The City of Hood River and Hood River County.

Section 2. The agency personnel of the City of Hood River are requested and instructed to pursue available funding opportunities for implementation of the actions and proposals designated therein.

Section 3. The City of Hood River will, upon receipt of such funding or other necessary resources, seek to implement the mitigation proposals identified by the Jurisdiction’s Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee.

Section 4. The City of Hood River will continue to participate in the updating and expansion of the Hood River County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan in the years ahead.

Section 5. The City of Hood River will further seek to encourage the businesses, industries and community groups operating within and/or for the benefit of the City of Hood River to also participate in the updating and expansion of the Hood River County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan in the years ahead.

Approved by the Hood River City Council the 28 day of January, 2008, to take effect immediately.


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       Linda Streich, Mayor

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Jennifer McKenzie, City Recorder