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Collier County Multi-jurisdictional LMS (2020)

"The local mitigation plan is the representation of the jurisdiction’s commitment to reduce risks from natural hazards, serving as a guide for decision makers as they commit resources to reducing the effects of natural hazards. Local plans will also serve as the basis for the State to provide technical assistance and to prioritize project funding.” -44 CFR 201.6
The Collier County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) plan is a vital document to assist our community in identifying, evaluating and planning for natural hazards. This living document analyzes a wide range of community plans, capabilities, stakeholders and community characteristics to develop effective mitigation initiatives for your community. Furthermore, the Robert T. Stafford Act requires communities to have an approved LMS plan before they are eligible for federal mitigation grants. These grants include: The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance Program (FEMA). Your county LMS plan may also be a vital piece to your Community Rating System (CRS) class.
This LMS is reviewed and approved by the State of Florida & FEMA every five years.

Below is the DRAFT 2020 Collier County Local  Mitigation Strategy and the FEMA Compliance Criteria, a document which is like a table of contents in which the State of Florida and FEMA can find required items in the plan.

The DRAFT 2020 Collier County Multi-jurisdictional Strategy 

LMS Review Criteria (2019)

The Plan's Cover

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Summary of Changes

Section One - Purpose, Organization & Outreach

Section Two - Comprehensive Hazard Risk and Vulnerability Assessment   (although the LMS only needs to address natural hazards in detail, technological hazards will also be addressed)

Section Three - Local Mitigation Strategy Goals and Objectives

Section Four - Procedures for Prioritizing Collier's Hazard Mitigation Projects

Section Five - Application Process and Funding Sources

Section Six - Monitoring, Evaluating and Updating the Plan and Incorporation of the LMS  Concepts into Existing Plans

Annex A - To be Determined

Annex B - To be Determined

Annex C - Resolutions of the Jurisdictions Adopting this LMS

Board of County Commissioners (for unincorporated Collier County

City of Naples

City of Marco Island

City of Everglades

District School Board of Collier County

Collier County Mosquito Control District

North Collier Fire and Rescue District

Greater Naples Fire Rescue District

Immokalee Fire Control District

Annex D - Procedures to Assure Public Involvement

Annex E - Potential Grant Funding Sources
             (Excel Spreadsheet of Grant Programs)

Annex F - Prioritized Listing of Collier's Hazard Mitigation Projects

Annex G - Meeting Minutes

Annex H - LMS Working Group Membership

Annex I - Project Scoring Process
            (Project Worksheet in MS Word format)

Annex J - Collier County's Floodplain Plans