local mitigation strategy

New Santa Rosa County strategy to ward off stormwater

New Santa Rosa County strategy to ward off stormwater

Six years in the making with input from dozens of Santa Rosa County residents, emergency officials and engineers, the new Local Mitigation Strategy poses 45 ways to reduce the impact of flooding: from landscaping low areas for better drainage to requiring that new construction be elevated. And just in case, encourage property owners to purchase […]

County sets meetings to update mitigation plans

County sets meetings to update mitigation plans

Santa Rosa County officials are planning two public meetings to aid revision of the county’s local mitigation strategy plan, which is updated every five years. The meetings will also serve to revise the county’s flood mitigation plan. According to the county’s website, the plan, required by the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, addresses natural hazards […]