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CM2016-084 LOCAL HAZARD MIT PLAN UPDATE CM2016-084 eigb C/Ualzage4 Chinoof MEMORANDUM Hills DATE: November 8, 2016 TO: Honorable Mayor and City Coun,i , FROM: Konradt Bartlam, City Manag .r �� RE: LOCAL HAZARD MITIGATIO • LAN UPDATE (LHMP) It is a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirement to have a current Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) to be eligible to receive certain types of federal grants, and many of the LHMP's approved in 2011/12 are about to expire. The County's Office of Emergency Services (OES) is once again leading the effort for the 2016 update of the FEMA required LHMP. The OES contracted with a consultant to assist the County and local jurisdictions in the Hazard Mitigation Plan update process. The consultant will provide guidance, a modified template that includes any FEMA requirements including climate change, and additional technical assistance. The entire process is expected to take approximately eight months from start to FEMA approval. City staff has started the process of updating the City's Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The purpose of the update and the LHMP is to: (1) be compliant with FEMA requirements, and (2) to identify the City's natural, environmental, and man-made hazards and develop a risk assessment and mitigation plan for those hazards. This plan will result in better emergency management during an event as well as identify projects that could potentially reduce risks in the community. With a plan in place, we can prioritize projects and the City will continue to be eligible to obtain FEMA Mitigation Grant Funds if a disaster is declared. Once hazards are identified, a key element in the mitigation planning process is the discussion it promotes among community members about creating a safer, more disaster-resilient community. Federal regulations for mitigation plan approval requires that stakeholders and the general public are given opportunities to be involved during the planning process and in the plan's maintenance and implementation. This process must be documented and included within the plan. November 8, 2016 CM2016-084 Page Two In keeping with this regulation, a planning committee has been organized and has started to review the previous plan to determine if our hazards are the same, have increased in probability, and/or if there are additional hazards that need to be considered. The committee consists of representatives from the: Chino Valley Fire District, Chino Hills Police Department, Chino Unified School District, Engineering, Community Development, Public Works, Community Relations, Emergency Preparedness, and the City Manager's Office. Stakeholders who have been invited to participate in meetings later in this process are: the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, Chino Valley Inter-Faith Roundtable, Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, China Hills State Park, Big League Dreams, Republic Services, Chino Valley Medical Center, Boys Republic, Omni Trans, California Institution for Men, BAPS Shiri Swaminarayan Mandir, Southern California Edison, and Southern California Gas Company. In order to get the community involved in the process, a web page www.chinohills.orcu/HazardPlanUodate, describing the purpose of a hazard mitigation plan was developed along with a ten question risk assessment survey (see attached). Two public meetings are scheduled to give the community the opportunity to participate by providing their comments and opinions. The meetings are scheduled for November 9th, and November 30th, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at City Hall in the Council Chambers. Thank you. KB:VMC:BM:ssr Attachment Ale Csty of Chino Hills Chino Hills Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update -f- Add Page Title 1. In the past 25 years, which of the following natural or man-made hazard events have you or someone in your household experienced living within the City of Chino Hills (or working within the City of Chino Hills) and how concerned are you about the following hazards impacting the City? Somewhat Extremely Have Experienced Not Concerned Concerned Very Concerned Concerned Act of Terrorism , • Dam Failure (') Drought C ' 0 O Earthquake I ( • ( ,) Energy Shortage 0 0 0 Epidemic or Pandemic , 0 0 0 Extreme heat 0 O 0 Flood U O Freeze O 0 0 O_ Gas Explosion O 0 0 i' Hazardous Materials Release 0 n 0 Severe Weather • Structural Fire • Train Derailment Tsunami Wildfire 1 Other Hazards: Civil unrest, data breach, identity theft, explosion, infrastructure/utility failure, transportation incident including airplane, arson, commercial fire and others 2.We would like your opinion on how best to reduce the risk from the natural or man-made hazards for the City. Please briefly describe at least one project to mitigate each of the following hazards: Act of Terrorism Dam Failure Drought Earthquake Energy Shortage Epidemic or Pandemic Extreme Heat Flood Freeze Gas Explosion Hazardous Materials Release Severe Weather Sink hole Structural Fire Train Derailment Tsunami Wildfire 3. Is there another significant natural or man-made hazard that is a threat to you or your household or neighborhood that is not listed above? No Yes 0 0 4.If you answered Yes, please specify: 5.The Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA) recommends preparing you and your household for the probable impacts of natural or man-made hazard events. You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least 72 hours. You could get help in hours or it might take days. Please rank how prepared you feel you and your household are. 1 -2 days 72 hours One Week Two Weeks One month or more 1 Food 0 0 0 0 0 2 Water 0 0 0 0 0 • 3 Unique Family Needs: daily prescription O %; �l medications,infant `J `-J formula or diapers 6.What is the most effective wayfor you to receive information.about how toprotectyour familyand prepare your home from hazard events (check only one)? O Television O Radio O Internet 0 Mail O Email O Public Meetings/Workshops 0 School Meetings O Text message to mobile phone 0 City Website 7. How long have you lived or worked in Chino Hills? 0 Less than 1 year 0 1 to 5 years 0 6 to 9 years 0 10 to 19 years 0 20 years or more 8.What is your age? 0 18-300 30-400 41 -500 51 -600 61 or older 9.What is your gender? O Female 0 Male 10. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns?