The Santa Rosa County Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force will update the Board of County Commissioners on mitigation efforts in the county at the next commission committee meeting, Mon., Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m. Discussion items include the progress of ongoing mitigation projects, an evaluation report on the progress of the flood mitigation plan and an update on the county's community rating system efforts. A copy of the presentation and the flood mitigation plan evaluation report can be reviewed at the county's web site, www.santarosa.fl.gov.
The purpose of the Santa Rosa County Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force is to decrease the vulnerability of the citizens, governments, businesses and institutions of Santa Rosa County to the future human, economic and environmental costs of natural, technological and societal disasters. The task force develops, monitors, implements and maintains a comprehensive plan for hazard mitigation. Participation on the task force is open to all jurisdictions, organizations and individuals supporting its purposes. For more information regarding the annual update or the activities of the LMS, contact Jared Lowe, grants coordinator, (850) 981-2017.