The City of Springfield is pleased to announce the opportunity for public comment on the Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) Update. The public comment period will be open July 1, 2022 through July 15, 2022.
Please email all comments to Ciara Hanlon at firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading “HMP Public Comment” by the deadline. Comments received after the deadline will not be accepted.
This draft HMP, originally published in 2016, identifies the hazards that potentially impact the City, assesses the vulnerability to the hazards and identifies specific actions that can be taken to reduce the risk from the hazards. The Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000) outlines a process which cities, counties, and special districts can follow to develop a HMP.
Please check out Massachusetts’s Local Hazard Mitigation Planning page for more details.
The draft HMP can be found on the City’s Emergency Preparedness website and copies are also available at all library branches throughout the City.