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1 Montana State Hazard Mitigation Officer: Contractor: Tetra Tech, Inc. STATE OF MONTANA HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN AND STATEWIDE HAZARD ASSESSMENT 2013 UPDATEMontana State Hazard Mitigation Officer:Kent AtwoodContractor: Tetra Tech, Inc.Daphne Digrindakis
2 WHY ARE WE DOING THIS AGAIN? Currently 3 year update cycle2010 State Plan expires 7 Nov 2013FEMA likely to change to 5 year cycleMust keep updatedEligible for Public Assistance Categories C-G fundingEligible for PDMC fundsOver $10.8 million in Mitigation funds to Montana since 1996Projects funded 75 federal/25 non-federalMust meet benefit/cost analysis of 1.0
3 PRESIDENTIAL DISASTERS SINCE 2010 DR-1922Severe Storm & FloodingHill & Chouteau Counties, Rocky Boy’s Reservation$84,642 HMGP funding - county portion onlyDR-199648 Counties, 5 Reservations$7,614,076 HMGP funding2012 – DR-4074Wildland FireRosebud & Powder River Counties, No. Cheyenne Tribe$213,750 – estimate only
4 DR-1996 - MITIGATION PROJECTS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTSMT Dept. Admin.; Non-Structural Seismic MT Law Enforcement Academy - $31,403 non-federal/$94,209 federalUM-Western (Dillon); Mathews Hall Seismic Retrofit - $285,968/$857,904Lewis & Clark County; Trap Club Detention Pond - $172,890/$518,669Lewis & Clark County; Ten Mile Fuel Reduction - $129,250/$387,750City of Helena; Seismic - $111,600/$334,800Broadwater County; Deep Creek Flood Mitigation - $443,750/$1,331,250Madison County; Moores Creek - $249,408/$748,224Madison County; Kearny Lane Bridge - $19,000/$57,000
5 DR-1996 MITIGATION PROJECTS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTSMadison County; Toledo Mine Rd Culvert - $12,500/$37,500Granite County; Travelers Home - $40,440/$121,320Powell County; Cottonwood Creek - $174,637/$523,910Town of Valier; Valier Pump House - $47,064/$141,191City of Whitefish; Whitefish Stage Road - $99,333/$298,000City of Missoula; Acquisition of 3417 Kehrwald - $39,730/$119,190City of Deer Lodge; Acquisition of 100 Main St. - $18,757/$56,270Crow Tribe; Little Bighorn River Flood Mitigation - $202,610/ $607,8315% PROJECTSWeather radios, GIS software, generators
6 FEMA PDM-C GRANTS PLANNING PROJECTS Develop & Update State and Local PDM PlansNON-PLANNING PROJECTS$3 million Grant Creek (Missoula)$2 million Cottonwood Creek (Deer Lodge)$435K Blacktail Deer Creek (Dillon)$1.2 million Main Street Bridge (Deer Lodge)$2.2 million Creative Arts Center (MSU Bozeman)$304K Open Lands Fuel Reduction (City of Helena)
7 HAZARDS PROFILED IN 2010 STATE PDM PLAN #1 - Wildfire and Rangeland Fire#2 - Earthquake#3 - Flooding#4 (tie) - Dam Failure#4 (tie) - Severe Thunderstorm, Wind, Hail, Tornado#5 (tie) - Winter Storms & Avalanche#5 (tie) - Hazardous Material Incidents#5 (tie) - Landslide#5 (tie) - Volcanic AshDeferred: Communicable disease, Drought, and Terrorism
8 2013 STATE PLAN UPDATE HAZARD RANKING METHODOLOGY Calculated Priority Risk Index (CPRI) **See handoutProbability - Highly likely to unlikelyMagnitude/Severity - catastrophic to negligibleWarning Time - < 6 hours to > 24 hoursDuration- < 6 hours to > one weekHazards ranked by SHMOResults validated by Planning Team
10 2010 STATE PLAN REVIEW Section 1 - Introduction Section 2 - Planning ProcessSection 3 - State ProfileSection 4 - Risk AssessmentSection 5 - Mitigation StrategySection 6 - Capability AssessmentSection 7 - Plan Maintenance
11 SECTION 1.0 - INTRODUCTION Purpose – documenting historical hazard events and vulnerabilities and strategies for mitigation that will make Montana a more disaster resistant State.Scope – Meet requirements of Standard Level Plan with potential to expand to an Enhanced Plan in the future.Authority – Section 322 (Mitigation Planning) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act enacted by Section 104 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
12 SECTION 2.0 - PLANNING PROCESS 2010 STATE PLANPlanning Team – review and decision makingStakeholders Group – agencies, businesses, non-profitsLocal Involvement – 12 meetings around the stateProject website2013 STATE PLAN UPDATEPublic meetings in six largest cities (Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, Butte, Bozeman and Helena).Interactive Website – with blog capabilities for SHMO.Introduction of social media (Facebook).Educational module for high school students.Poster session at Capitol rotunda during legislature.
13 SECTION 3.0 - STATE PROFILE 2010 STATE PLANClimate – topography, temperature, precipitationState-Owned AssetsState BuildingsInfrastructure – highways, bridges, dams, etc.Population (2000 census data)Economy2013 STATE PLAN UPDATELook at effect of climate changeUpdate asset dataUtilize data from 2010 census
14 SECTION 4.0 - RISK ASSESSMENT 2010 STATE PLANProfile 8 HazardsUse GIS to calculate loss estimates using census block data2013 STATE PLAN UPDATEDevelop hazard profiles for Communicable Disease, Drought, TerrorismSpatially locate critical facilities for GIS analysisUse GIS to intersect state critical facilities within hazard areas.Use GIS to intersect Montana assessor data with hazard areas.Report data of # and value of residential and commercial/agr/ industrial structures at risk for each county and incorporated city
15 2013 STATE PLAN RISK ASSESSMENT Develop GIS layer for each hazard area where spatial differences exist.WUI from CWPPs for wildfireDFIRMS/HAZUS for floodingInundation maps for dam failurePeak ground acceleration for earthquake¼-mile buffer to highways/railroads/facilities for hazardous material incidentsDetermine societal exposureTotal population at risk, under 18, over 65
16 SECTION 5.0 - MITIGATION STRATEGY 2010 MITIGATION GOALSGoal 1 - Maximize the Use of Mitigation Actions that Prevent Losses from All HazardsGoal 2 - Increase State’s Capability to Provide and Assist Locals with Mitigation OpportunitiesGoal 3 - Reduce Impacts from the Dam Failure HazardGoal 4 - Reduce Potential Earthquake Losses in Seismically Prone AreasGoal 5 - Mitigate the Potential Loss of Life and Property from FloodingGoal 6 - Reduce Losses from Hazardous Material IncidentsGoal 7 - Reduce Impacts from LandslidesGoal 8 - Reduce Impacts from Severe Summer WeatherGoal 9 - Reduce the Community Impacts of Wildland/Rangeland FiresGoal 10 - Reduce Impacts from Severe Winter Weather
17 SECTION 5.0 - MITIGATION STRATEGY 2013 STATE PLAN UPDATEInclude mitigation strategy for communicable disease, drought, and terrorism.Develop implementation details for high priority projects.Progress made since 2010Activities planned for next 3 to 5 years
18 SECTION 6.0 – CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT 2010 STATE PLANState Mitigation CapabilitiesState Hazard Mitigation OfficerDES District RepresentativesState Floodplain Management and Dam SafetyState Fire Prevention and EducationState PDM Planning TeamMitigation Policies, Programs, CapabilitiesPDM ProgramNational Fire Plan and Fire PreventionEarthquake Program
19 SECTION 6.0 – CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT 2010 STATE PLANMitigation Policies, Programs, Capabilities (continued)NFIP and Community Rating SystemMap Modernization ProgramFlood Mitigation Assistance ProgramDam Safety ProgramNational Weather Service InitiativesPost Disaster Mitigation Policies, Programs, CapabilitiesDisaster Field OfficeHazard Mitigation Grant ProgramPublic and Individual Assistance Mitigation
20 SECTION 6.0 – CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT 2010 STATE PLANLocal Mitigation CapabilitiesBuilding codesZoningGrowth PoliciesSubdivision RegulationsPlanning BoardsFloodplain Management2013 STATE PLAN UPDATEDescribe proposed mitigation-related legislation.
21 SECTION 7.0 - PLAN MAINTENANCE PDM PLAN SECTIONS REVIEWED Post Disaster ActivitiesIntegration with other State PlansHazard profiles/addition of new hazardsHistory and disaster declarationsGoals, objectives, and potential actionsProject prioritizationAnnually - all of the above plus:Planning Team meeting on the past years activities/problemsIntegration of local plansNew study dataGIS data
22 SECTION 7.0 - PLAN MAINTENANCE PDM PLAN SECTIONS REVIEWED Annually (continued):Mitigation funding sourcesState mitigation capabilitiesLocal mitigation capabilitiesProject evaluation and monitoringEvery three years - all of the above plus:Planning processOrganization responsibilitiesEconomic dataPopulation dataHazard assessment methodology
23 SECTION 7.0 - PLAN MAINTENANCE PDM PLAN SECTIONS REVIEWED Every three years (continued):State structure dataData limitationsQualitative hazard assessmentQUESTION???How can we improve coordination among agencies?How can we more effectively integrate mitigation into other state programs?
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