Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1695    Version: 1 Name: Resolution accepting the Annual Evaluation Report of the (County-Wide) All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois and directing the Planning, Building and Development Department to make the report available on the departm
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/20/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/9/2021
Title: Resolution accepting the Annual Evaluation Report of the (County-Wide) All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois and directing the Planning, Building and Development Department to make the report available on the department's website and issue a press release to meet CRS recertification requirements.
Attachments: 1. ANHMP Evaluation in 2021, 2. PB&Z Class 6 Annual Recertification 2021, 3. Lake County PowerPoint - ANHMP - Planning Building Development

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Resolution accepting the Annual Evaluation Report of the (County-Wide) All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois and directing the Planning, Building and Development Department to make the report available on the department’s website and issue a press release to meet CRS recertification requirements.

 

Staff Summary

                     The Lake County Planning, Building and Development Department participates in the Community Rating System (CRS), offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which has secured flood insurance premium discounts of up to 20 percent for residents of unincorporated Lake County

                     The CRS program offers flood insurance premium discounts to residents of communities that have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to protecting residents and reducing flood damages.

                     The FEMA CRS Program requires annual recertification.

                     An Annual Evaluation Report for the All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan must be reviewed by the Lake County Board, posted on the Lake County website, issued in a press release, and submitted for recertification each year.

                     The attached resolution accepts the Annual Evaluation Report of the All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois and directs the Planning, Building and Development Department to make the report available on the department’s website and issue a press release to meet CRS recertification requirements.

 

Body

 

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, the Lake County Planning, Building and Development Department participates in the Community Rating System (CRS), offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as an optional program for communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP); and

 

WHEREAS, the CRS program offers flood insurance premium discounts to residents of communities that have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to protecting residents and reducing flood damages; and

 

WHEREAS, the Lake County Planning, Building and Development Department is required to apply for CRS recertification annually, before February 1st of each year; and

 

WHEREAS, a requirement of annual recertification is to compile an Annual Evaluation Report of the All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois, summarizing the implementation of the goals described in the All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan; and 

 

WHEREAS, the report is required to be submitted to the governing body as part of the annual CRS recertification, made available on the Lake County Planning, Building and Development Department website, and a press release is required to be issued.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lake County Board accepts the Annual Evaluation Report of the All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois and directs the Planning, Building and Development Department to make the report available on the department’s website and issue a press release.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on this 9th day of November, 2021.