PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Public participation opportunities will be made available throughout the 2021 Monterey County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan update process. Information on public participation and comment opportunities will be posted on this page.

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.

Code of Federal Regulations Title 44 §201.6 Local Mitigation Plans.

(b) Planning process. An open public involvement process is essential to the development of an effective plan. In order to develop a more comprehensive approach to reducing the effects of natural disasters, the planning process shall include:

(1) An opportunity for the public to comment on the plan during the drafting stage and prior to plan approval;

Community Survey

Monterey County, in partnership with the 12 municipalities and 3 special districts, is preparing an update to its existing Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan identifies local policies and actions to reduce the risk to life and property from natural hazards, such as flooding, earthquakes, and wildland fires.This is a survey consisting of 30 questions. The survey provides an opportunity for Monterey County residents to share opinions regarding hazard mitigation and participate in the plan update process.

Submit Survey

 

Enviar Encuesta

Workshops, Forums, and Presentations

Activity Name

Meeting Type

Date

Time

Location

Agency

Update Announcement @  the Monterey County Board of Supervisors

Presentation

4/2/19 10:30am  Board Chambers Monterey County OES
City of Gonzales Public Meeting  Presentation 11/18/19
  Gonzales Fire Department
District 1: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting Public Forum 1/8/20  6:00-8:00pm  Ag Commissioner’s Office Conference Room, 1428 Abbott St, Salinas, CA 93901 Monterey County OES
District 2: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting Public Forum 1/6/20  6:00-8:00pm Castroville Library, 11160 Speegle St, Castroville, CA 95012 Monterey County OES
District 3: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting Public Forum 1/15/20  6:00-8:00pm San Antonio Valley Community Center, 65951 Lockwood-Jolon, Lockwood CA 93932 Monterey County OES
District 3: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting Public Forum 1/17/20 6:00-8:00pm 46700 Arroyo Seco Road, Greenfield CA 93927 Monterey County OES
District 4: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting Public Forum 1/9/20 6:00-8:00pm Marina Library, 188 Seaside Cir, Marina, CA 93933 Monterey County OES
District 5: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting  Public Forum 1/16/20  6:00-8:00pm  Big Sur Lodge Conference Room, CA-1, Big Sur,  CA 93920 Monterey County OES  Monterey County OES
District 5: Hazard Mitigation Community Meeting Public Forum 1/22/20 6:00-8:00pm 
Discovery Center at Palo Corona Regional Park
4860 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel, CA, 93923
Monterey County OES
 City of Pacific Grove City Council Presentation Presentation  2/5/20  6:00-8:00pm  300 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove, CA 93950  City of Pacific Grove
 City of Seaside City Council Presentation  Presentation  4/2/20  5:30-8:00pm  440 Harcourt Ave, Seaside, CA 93955  City of Seaside

 

Public Comment

Step 1: Read the Plan

2021 Monterey County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan coming soon. 

Download the Plan

 


Step 2: Evaluate the Plan

The Local Mitigation Plan Guide is intended to help you assess Local Mitigation Plans in a fair and consistent manner, and to ensure approved Local Mitigation Plans meet the requirements of the Stafford Act and Title 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §201.6.

Download Review Guide

 


Step 3: Give Us Your Feedback

Public involvement process is essential to the development of an effective plan.  Submit comments on the plan during the drafting stage and prior to plan approval. 

Submit Comments

 

Give Us Your Feedback

Public involvement process is essential to the development of an effective plan.  Submit comments on the plan during the drafting stage and prior to plan approval. 

Submit Comments