ADOPTING THE CUYAHOGA COUNTY 2017-2022
ALL-HAZARDS MITIGATION PLAN
WHEREAS, Mayfield Village, Cuyahoga County, Ohio is vulnerable to natural and human-made hazards which may result in loss of life and property, economic hardship, and threats to public health and safety; and
WHEREAS, Section 322 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (“DMA 2000”) requires state and local governments to develop and submit for approval to the President a mitigation plan that outlines processes for identifying their respective natural hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities; and
WHEREAS, Mayfield Village acknowledges the requirements of Section 322 of DMA 2000 to have an approved Hazard Mitigation Plan as a prerequisite to receiving post-disaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds; and
WHEREAS, Mayfield Village previously passed legislation adopting a Mitigation Plan via Resolution No. 2012-12; and
WHEREAS, the Cuyahoga County 2017-2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan has recently been developed by the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management in cooperation with other County departments, and officials of Mayfield Village; and
WHEREAS, a public involvement process consistent with the requirements of DMA 2000 was conducted to develop the Cuyahoga County 2017-2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan; and
WHEREAS, the Cuyahoga County 2017-2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan recommends mitigation activities that will reduce losses to life and property affected by both natural hazards that face the County and its municipal governments.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of Mayfield Village, County of Cuyahoga, State of Ohio:
SECTION 1. The Cuyahoga County 2017-2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted as the official Hazard Mitigation Plan of Mayfield Village.
SECTION 2. The respective officials and agencies identified in the implementation strategy of the Cuyahoga County 2017-2022 All-Hazards Mitigation Plan are hereby directed to implement the recommended activities assigned to them.
SECTION 3.The Clerk of Council is authorized and directed to forward a certified copy of this Resolution to the Cuyahoga County Office of Emergency Management upon its passage.
SECTION 4. The Council finds and determines that all formal actions of this Council relating to the adoption of this Resolution have been taken at open meetings of this Council; and that deliberations of this Council and of its committees, resulting in such formal action, took place in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all statutory requirements including the requirements of Section 121.22 of the Ohio Revised Code.
SECTION 5. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon the passage by the affirmative vote of not less than five (5) members elected to Council and approval by the Mayor or otherwise at the earliest time allowed by law.