Alachua County Emergency Management Invites Public Participation in Mitigation Planning

Press release from Alachua County

Alachua County Emergency Management invites residents to attend the Alachua County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Working Group and Project Ranking Task Force meeting on October 14, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This meeting is via zoom. Attendees must register by sending an email to acem@alachuacounty.us

Attendees will learn about County mitigation efforts and are invited to bring mitigation strategy issues to the group’s attention.

“The public is invited and encouraged to attend,” said Emergency Management Director Jen Grice. “The Alachua County LMS Working Group is responsible for maintaining the Alachua County Local Mitigation Strategy. This document is intended to guide efforts to protect life, property, and the environment from natural or technological hazards.”

Membership in the LMS Working Group is open to all jurisdictions, County government, private organizations, civic organizations, trade and commercial support groups, property owners’ associations, authorized tribal organizations, state agencies, regional planning councils, independent special districts, and non-profit organizations.