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1 STATE OF MONTANA HAZARD MITIGATION STRATEGY 2013 UPDATE Montana State Hazard Mitigation Coordinator: Kent Atwood Contractor: Tetra Tech, Inc. Daphne Digrindakis

2 Flood Strategy Goal 5 - Mitigate the Potential Loss of Life and Property from Flooding Goal 5 - Mitigate the Potential Loss of Life and Property from Flooding Reduce the number of current and future structures in the floodplain Reduce the number of current and future structures in the floodplain Mitigate flooding of structures and infrastructure Mitigate flooding of structures and infrastructure Increase public awareness of flood mitigation Increase public awareness of flood mitigation Improve the effectiveness of flood insurance programs Improve the effectiveness of flood insurance programs.

3 Project Encourage jurisdictions to pursue mitigation projects for repetitive loss structures or any severe repetitive loss properties identified in the future. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 26 (Low) Score = 26 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, DNRC- Water Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, DNRC- Water Progress Made: Deer Lodge & Missoula Counties have HMGP acquisition projects through DR-1996 Progress Made: Deer Lodge & Missoula Counties have HMGP acquisition projects through DR-1996 Planned Activities: Acquisitions in Musselshell County and Harlem/Blaine County. Planned Activities: Acquisitions in Musselshell County and Harlem/Blaine County.

4 Project Develop and improve upon model floodplain ordinances for local and tribal governments. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 18 (High) Score = 18 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

5 Project Encourage appropriate entities to obtain conservation easements for land in floodplain Planning Project Planning Project Score = 15 (Medium) Score = 15 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = MDT, MFWP, DNRC-Water, DES, Conservation Districts Responsible Agency = MDT, MFWP, DNRC-Water, DES, Conservation Districts Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

6 Project Encourage mitigation projects that upgrade undersized bridges that inhibit water flow or those with scour potential. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 32 (Medium) Score = 32 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Dept. Transportation, DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Dept. Transportation, DNRC-Water Progress Made: Kearny Lane Bridge/Madison Co. HMGP project through DR-1996 and Main Street Bridge/Deer Lodge PDMC Project (2010). Progress Made: Kearny Lane Bridge/Madison Co. HMGP project through DR-1996 and Main Street Bridge/Deer Lodge PDMC Project (2010). Planned Activities: Potentially some for DR-4074 Planned Activities: Potentially some for DR-4074

7 Project Encourage communities at risk from ice jam flooding to apply for mitigation grants to install ice jam mitigation systems. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 36 (Medium) Score = 36 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Corps of Engineers Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Corps of Engineers Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Trying to get Ennis and Twin Bridges to apply Planned Activities: Trying to get Ennis and Twin Bridges to apply

8 Project Continue to provide flood insurance education. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 13 (Medium) Score = 13 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, National Weather Service Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, National Weather Service Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

9 Project Educate public on need to limit future development in the floodplain. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

10 Project Educate home and business owners on utility tie-downs. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 14 (Medium) Score = 14 (Medium) State Priority = Low State Priority = Low Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = DES, DNRC-Water, Labor & Industry- Building Codes Responsible Agency = DES, DNRC-Water, Labor & Industry- Building Codes Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

11 Project Provide outreach and technical assistance in joining the NFIP Community Rating System for reducing flood insurance premiums. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 13 (Medium) Score = 13 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

12 Project Develop mapping for flood prone areas without maps. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 26 (Medium) Score = 26 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Progress Made: Need list of DFIRMS completed Progress Made: Need list of DFIRMS completed Planned Activities: Need priority list for next round of DFIRMs Planned Activities: Need priority list for next round of DFIRMs

13 Project Update floodplain mapping from approximate to detailed maps. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 34 (Medium) Score = 34 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

14 Project Establish a schedule for National Flood Insurance Program maps review and updates. IS THIS REDUNDANT – DELETE? Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

15 Project Encourage coordination between DES Coordinators, floodplain managers and land use planners. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, DNRC-Water, DES Responsible Agency = Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, DNRC-Water, DES Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

16 Dam Failure Strategy Goal 3 - Reduce impacts from Dam Failure Hazard Goal 3 - Reduce impacts from Dam Failure Hazard Reduce the risk of dam failure Reduce the risk of dam failure

17 Project Obtain digitized inundation maps for federally-regulated high hazard dams for risk assessment. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 19 (High) Score = 19 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: To extent practical, being done as part of 2013 State PDM Plan Update Progress Made: To extent practical, being done as part of 2013 State PDM Plan Update Planned Activities: Coordinate with BuRec for inundation maps not released. Planned Activities: Coordinate with BuRec for inundation maps not released.

18 Project Repair state high hazard dams with deficiencies. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 42 (Medium) Score = 42 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

19 Project Evaluate existing dams for hazard classification. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 40 (Medium) Score = 40 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

20 Project Keep Emergency Action Plans current. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 40 (Medium) Score = 40 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

21 Project Exercise Emergency Action Plans every five years. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 34 (Medium) Score = 34 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, MFWP, Dept. Corrections, Montana Heritage Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

22 Project Encourage continued participation of local and tribal DES in DNRC dam safety table top exercises. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, DES Responsible Agency = DNRC-Water, DES Progress Made: Kerr Dam/Lake County, Flint Creek Dam/Granite County Progress Made: Kerr Dam/Lake County, Flint Creek Dam/Granite County Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

23 Earthquake Strategy Goal 4 - Reduce Potential Earthquake Losses in Seismically Prone Areas Goal 4 - Reduce Potential Earthquake Losses in Seismically Prone Areas Provide for earthquake resistance in new construction Provide for earthquake resistance in new construction Educate the public in earthquake mitigation and readiness Educate the public in earthquake mitigation and readiness Seismically retrofit existing critical facilities/infrastructure and government assets Seismically retrofit existing critical facilities/infrastructure and government assets Implement non-structural mitigation projects to harden State and community assets and infrastructure from seismic hazards Implement non-structural mitigation projects to harden State and community assets and infrastructure from seismic hazards

24 Project Integrate seismic resilience into significant building retrofits. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 63 (High) Score = 63 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

25 Project Adopt seismic requirements of updated International Code Council. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 18 (High) Score = 18 (High) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Labor & Industry-Building Codes Responsible Agency = Dept. Labor & Industry-Building Codes Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

26 Project Continue “Earthquake Preparedness Month” outreach activities during the month of October. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 11 (Medium) Score = 11 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

27 Project Continue presentations and distribution of earthquake awareness materials. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 11 (Medium) Score = 11 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services?? Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services?? Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

28 Project Expand and upgrade the earthquake monitoring network and information reporting capabilities in high hazard areas. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 34 (Medium) Score = 34 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology Responsible Agency = Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

29 Project Quantify seismic hazards posed by faults. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 32 (Medium) Score = 32 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Responsible Agency = Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

30 Project Survey and install utility shut-off valves at all state buildings in the Intermountain Seismic Belt. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 60 (High) Score = 60 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = All State Agencies Responsible Agency = All State Agencies Progress Made: Projects at MLEA, Creative Arts Center/MSU- Bozeman. Progress Made: Projects at MLEA, Creative Arts Center/MSU- Bozeman. Planned Activities: City of Helena Seismic, Mathews Hall/UM Western Planned Activities: City of Helena Seismic, Mathews Hall/UM Western

31 Project At the Capitol Complex in Helena, seismically retrofit buildings with most vulnerability and highest occupancy to mitigate loss. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 48 (Medium) Score = 48 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of Capitol Complex buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of Capitol Complex buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

32 Project At Montana University System campuses in the Intermountain Seismic Belt, seismically retrofit most vulnerable and highest occupancy buildings. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 45 (Medium) Score = 45 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, University System Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, University System Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of University buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Received PDMC grant to seismically retrofit Creative Arts Center at MSU-Bozeman. Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of University buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Received PDMC grant to seismically retrofit Creative Arts Center at MSU-Bozeman. Planned Activities: Have pending HMGP project through DR-1996 to seismically retrofit Mathews Hall at UM-Western. Planned Activities: Have pending HMGP project through DR-1996 to seismically retrofit Mathews Hall at UM-Western.

33 Project At the Montana Dept. of Corrections facilities in Deer Lodge, improve support systems and implement seismic upgrades to ensure security and maintain operation. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 17 (Low) Score = 17 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, Dept. Corrections Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, Dept. Corrections Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of Dept. Correction buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of Dept. Correction buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

34 Project At the Montana State Hospital in Warm Springs, seismically harden buildings and expand support systems to assure continued operation and meet medical needs. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 18 (Low) Score = 18 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of MT State Hospital buildings and identified structural and non- structural vulnerabilities. Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of MT State Hospital buildings and identified structural and non- structural vulnerabilities. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

35 Project At the Montana Developmental Center and Riverside in Boulder, implement seismic upgrades. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 17 (Low) Score = 17 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, Dept. Corrections, Dept. Public Health & Human Services Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, Dept. Corrections, Dept. Public Health & Human Services Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of several MDC buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of several MDC buildings and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

36 Project Conduct seismic evaluations of state- owned buildings in the intermountain seismic belt (including utility tunnels and infrastructure systems) to identify where seismic retrofits are necessary. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 38 (Medium) Score = 38 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of 114 state-owned buildings at 15 campus/locations and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of 114 state-owned buildings at 15 campus/locations and identified structural and non-structural vulnerabilities. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

37 Project Encourage local jurisdictions and tribal nations in the Intermountain Seismic Belt to conduct seismic evaluations of their critical facilities. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 63 (High) Score = 63 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations Progress Made: Local PDM Plan updates have identified this as a mitigation project. Without funding, implementation uncertain. Progress Made: Local PDM Plan updates have identified this as a mitigation project. Without funding, implementation uncertain. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

38 Project Encourage and educate businesses in the Intermountain Seismic Belt to implement seismic retrofit projects. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 17 (High) Score = 17 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

39 Project Encourage private utilities in Intermountain Seismic Belt to retrofit their systems for seismic stability. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 26 (Low) Score = 26 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Utilities Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Utilities Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

40 Project Implement non-structural projects at state buildings in the Intermountain Seismic Belt. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 19 (Low) Score = 19 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = All State Agencies, University System Responsible Agency = All State Agencies, University System Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of 114 state-owned buildings at 15 campus/locations and identified non-structural deficiencies. Received PDMC grant to seismically retrofit (including non-structural elements) Creative Arts Center at MSU-Bozeman. Have pending HMGP projects through DR-1996 to seismically retrofit (including non-structural elements) Mathews Hall at UM-Western and Montana Law Enforcement Academy in Helena (non-structural only). Progress Made: Completed Tier 1 seismic evaluations of 114 state-owned buildings at 15 campus/locations and identified non-structural deficiencies. Received PDMC grant to seismically retrofit (including non-structural elements) Creative Arts Center at MSU-Bozeman. Have pending HMGP projects through DR-1996 to seismically retrofit (including non-structural elements) Mathews Hall at UM-Western and Montana Law Enforcement Academy in Helena (non-structural only). Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

41 Wildfire Strategy Goal 9 - Reduce the Community Impacts of Wildland and Rangeland Fires Goal 9 - Reduce the Community Impacts of Wildland and Rangeland Fires Reduce fuels in the WUI Reduce fuels in the WUI Enhance community awareness of wildfires through education Enhance community awareness of wildfires through education Establish mapping or record keeping practices to support fuel management strategies Establish mapping or record keeping practices to support fuel management strategies

42 Project Conduct wildland fuel reduction on state property including parks, day-use facilities and highway rights-of-way. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 36 (Medium) Score = 36 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, MFWP, MDT Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, MFWP, MDT Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

43 Project Encourage fuel reduction in the WUI on local jurisdiction, tribal nation, and privately owned lands. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 40 (Medium) Score = 40 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, Disaster & Emergency Services, FireSafe Montana Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, Disaster & Emergency Services, FireSafe Montana Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

44 Project Encourage utilities and private landowners to conduct fuel reduction in right-of- ways. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 34 (Medium) Score = 34 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Utilities, DNRC-Fire, FireSafe Montana Responsible Agency = Utilities, DNRC-Fire, FireSafe Montana Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

45 Project Participate in the coordination of mitigation projects of federal lands adjacent to state/private holdings. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 28 (Low) Score = 28 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, USFS, BLM, DES, BuRec, FireSafe Montana, Tribal Nations Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, USFS, BLM, DES, BuRec, FireSafe Montana, Tribal Nations Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

46 Project Encourage biomass utilization from wildland fuel mitigation projects. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 11 (Medium) Score = 11 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, DES, FireSafe Montana Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, DES, FireSafe Montana Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

47 Project Promote public responsibility for defensible/survivable space in the WUI. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 14 (Medium) Score = 14 (Medium) State Priority = On-going State Priority = On-going Schedule = Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, FireSafe Montana, Keep Montana Green, Governor’s Office Community Services Schedule = Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, FireSafe Montana, Keep Montana Green, Governor’s Office Community Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

48 Project Educate landowners in fuel reduction. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, FireSafe Montana, Keep Montana Green Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, FireSafe Montana, Keep Montana Green Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

49 Project Continue to support and fund the statewide FireSafe Montana organization that gathers, disseminates and assists counties and other political subdivisions with grant information, project development and operations. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 14 (Medium) Score = 14 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DES, USFS, BLM, DNRC-Fire Responsible Agency = DES, USFS, BLM, DNRC-Fire Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

50 Project Market fuel mitigation as a proper response to wildland fuel hazards. IS THIS REDUNDANT – DELETE? Planning Project Planning Project Score = 17 (High) Score = 17 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DES, FireSafe Montana, DNRC-Fire Responsible Agency = DES, FireSafe Montana, DNRC-Fire Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

51 Project Develop fire/fuel GIS layer for state lands. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 28 (Low) Score = 28 (Low) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

52 Project Compile WUI GIS layer from Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs). Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 32 (Medium) Score = 32 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire Progress Made: Complete DOES EVERY COUNTY HAVE CWPP? Progress Made: Complete DOES EVERY COUNTY HAVE CWPP? Planned Activities: Use in the wildfire analysis for the State PDM 2013 Update. Planned Activities: Use in the wildfire analysis for the State PDM 2013 Update.

53 Project Compile database of structure damage from wildfire for use in future risk assessments. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 34 (Medium) Score = 34 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, Dept. Justice-State Fire Marshall Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, Dept. Justice-State Fire Marshall Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

54 Project Complete a categorical NEPA review to include future fuel mitigation projects. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 9 (Low) Score = 9 (Low) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, DES Responsible Agency = DNRC-Fire, DES Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

55 Severe Summer Weather Strategy Goal 8 - Reduce Impacts from Severe Summer Weather (Wind, Hail, Tornadoes) Goal 8 - Reduce Impacts from Severe Summer Weather (Wind, Hail, Tornadoes) Increase community capabilities to mitigate summer weather hazards Increase community capabilities to mitigate summer weather hazards Increase public awareness of ways to mitigate summer weather hazards Increase public awareness of ways to mitigate summer weather hazards.

56 Project Encourage utilities to bury electric lines that could blow down to improve reliability. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 30 (Low) Score = 30 (Low) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DES, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, Utilities, Public Service Commission Responsible Agency = DES, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, Utilities, Public Service Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

57 Project Modify vulnerable buildings to resist water penetration and wind damage. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 36 (High) Score = 36 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, University Systems Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, University Systems Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

58 Project Maintain partnership with National Weather Service and media to publicize Severe Weather Awareness Week to help educate public on preparedness and what to do when the warnings are issued. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = National Weather Service Responsible Agency = National Weather Service Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

59 Severe Winter Weather Strategy Goal 10 - Reduce Impacts from Severe Winter Weather Goal 10 - Reduce Impacts from Severe Winter Weather Increase community capabilities to mitigate winter weather hazards Increase community capabilities to mitigate winter weather hazards Increase public awareness of winter weather hazards Increase public awareness of winter weather hazards – Implement actions to enhance reliability of power supply – Implement actions to enhance reliability of power supply.

60 Project Encourage utilities to put their equipment underground in areas that are hit by extreme weather. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 36 (Medium) Score = 36 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Utilities, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, Public Service Commission Responsible Agency = Utilities, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, Public Service Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

61 Project Encourage utilities to apply for mitigation grants to install air flow spoilers on above ground utility lines. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 42 (Medium) Score = 42 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Utilities, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, DES, Public Service Commission Responsible Agency = Utilities, Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, DES, Public Service Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Trying to get electric Co-ops to apply under DR-4074 Planned Activities: Trying to get electric Co-ops to apply under DR-4074

62 Project Promote partnership with National Weather Service and media to publicize Winter Weather Hazards Awareness Week to help educate public on preparedness. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = National Weather Service, MDT Responsible Agency = National Weather Service, MDT Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

63 Project Encourage local jurisdictions and Tribal Nations to create partnerships with a private company (such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot, for winter survival kits already put together that can be sold to the public at a reasonable price. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, MDT, Governor’s Office of Community Service, Responsible Agency = Local Jurisdictions, Tribal Nations, MDT, Governor’s Office of Community Service, Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

64 Project Publicize demonstrated ability of airflow spoilers to reduce power line failure. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short-Range Schedule = Short-Range Responsible Agency = DES, Utilities, Public Service Commission Responsible Agency = DES, Utilities, Public Service Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: SHMO to attend next rural electric co-op annual meeting and make presentation Planned Activities: SHMO to attend next rural electric co-op annual meeting and make presentation

65 Hazardous Material Incident Strategy Goal 6 - Reduce Losses from Hazardous Material Incidents Goal 6 - Reduce Losses from Hazardous Material Incidents Collect data to support mitigation projects Collect data to support mitigation projects

66 Project Complete hazmat flow studies at highly vulnerable locations. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 40 (Medium) Score = 40 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Dept. Transportation Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services, Dept. Transportation Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

67 Project Obtain hazmat incident property damage for use in future risk assessments. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 11 (Medium) Score = 11 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Short-Range Schedule = Short-Range Responsible Agency = Dept. Transportation, DEQ, State Auditor-Insurance Commission Responsible Agency = Dept. Transportation, DEQ, State Auditor-Insurance Commission Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

68 Landslide Strategy Goal 7 - Reduce Impacts from Landslides Goal 7 - Reduce Impacts from Landslides Reduce the risk that landslides will damage public property Reduce the risk that landslides will damage public property.

69 Project Conduct proactive scaling and reducing of back slopes along highways. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 13 (Low) Score = 13 (Low) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Transportation Responsible Agency = Dept. Transportation Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

70 All Hazard Strategy Goal 1 - Maximize the Use of Mitigation Actions that Prevent Losses from All Hazards Goal 1 - Maximize the Use of Mitigation Actions that Prevent Losses from All Hazards Increase capacity for continuity of government Increase capacity for continuity of government Enhance warning capabilities Enhance warning capabilities Increase the public awareness of hazards Increase the public awareness of hazards Continuously improve hazard assessments Continuously improve hazard assessments Protect cultural resources Protect cultural resources

71 Project 1.1.1: Mitigate IT systems to central disaster resilient facilities. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 63 (High) Score = 63 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = All State Agencies Responsible Agency = All State Agencies Progress Made: New data center behind MDT and redundant system in Miles City Progress Made: New data center behind MDT and redundant system in Miles City Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

72 Project 1.1.2: Identify and protect essential government records in appropriate facilities. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 66 (High) Score = 66 (High) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Secretary of State Responsible Agency = Secretary of State Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

73 Project Place NOAA weather radios in all state government offices. Non-Planning Project Non-Planning Project Score = 34 (Medium) Score = 34 (Medium) State Priority = Low State Priority = Low Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = All State Agencies Responsible Agency = All State Agencies Progress Made: Purchased 100 radios; 70 go to locals/tribes and 30 for state agencies Progress Made: Purchased 100 radios; 70 go to locals/tribes and 30 for state agencies Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

74 Project Promote use of NOAA weather radios in homes and when recreated (battery operated). Planning Project Planning Project Score = 15 (Medium) Score = 15 (Medium) State Priority = Low State Priority = Low Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = National Weather Service Responsible Agency = National Weather Service Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

75 Project Recommend voluntary placement of NOAA weather radios in restaurants, gas stations, stores, day cares, movie theaters, baseball fields, and/or golf courses. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 15 (Medium) Score = 15 (Medium) State Priority = Low State Priority = Low Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = National Weather Service Responsible Agency = National Weather Service Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

76 Project Educate all public school students in preparedness activities including the American Red Cross “Masters of Disaster” curriculum. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 13 (Medium) Score = 13 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Office of Public Instruction, American Red Cross Responsible Agency = Office of Public Instruction, American Red Cross Progress Made: The 2013 Montana State PDM Plan Update includes development of an educational curriculum for high school students on hazard mitigation which will be presented to the Montana Teacher’s convention with a pilot program at the Helena Project of Alternative Learning in Progress Made: The 2013 Montana State PDM Plan Update includes development of an educational curriculum for high school students on hazard mitigation which will be presented to the Montana Teacher’s convention with a pilot program at the Helena Project of Alternative Learning in Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

77 Project Promote hazard mitigation in schools. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 13 (Medium) Score = 13 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = DES, Governor’s Office-Community Service, Office of Public Instruction Responsible Agency = DES, Governor’s Office-Community Service, Office of Public Instruction Progress Made: The 2013 Montana State PDM Plan Update includes development of an educational curriculum for high school students on hazard mitigation which will be presented to the Montana Teacher’s convention with a pilot program at the Helena Project of Alternative Learning in Progress Made: The 2013 Montana State PDM Plan Update includes development of an educational curriculum for high school students on hazard mitigation which will be presented to the Montana Teacher’s convention with a pilot program at the Helena Project of Alternative Learning in Planned Activities: Post curriculum on project website and promote availability to all school districts in Montana. Planned Activities: Post curriculum on project website and promote availability to all school districts in Montana.

78 Project Determine GPS locations of all State buildings and infrastructure for detailed analysis. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = All State Agencies, University Systems Responsible Agency = All State Agencies, University Systems Progress Made: Spatial coordinates of selected state buildings (critical facilities) have been determined as part of 2013 State PDM Plan update. MDT has coordinates for bridges. Progress Made: Spatial coordinates of selected state buildings (critical facilities) have been determined as part of 2013 State PDM Plan update. MDT has coordinates for bridges. Planned Activities: Spatial coordinates will be used in vulnerability analysis for the 2013 State PDM Plan Update. Planned Activities: Spatial coordinates will be used in vulnerability analysis for the 2013 State PDM Plan Update.

79 Project Conduct a hazard assessment that utilizes specific State building locations and infrastructure locations to be used for mitigation strategy. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 15 (Medium) Score = 15 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, Dept. Transportation Responsible Agency = Dept. Administration, Dept. Transportation Progress Made: Spatial coordinates of selected state buildings (critical facilities) have been determined as part of 2013 State PDM Plan update. MDT has coordinates for bridges. Progress Made: Spatial coordinates of selected state buildings (critical facilities) have been determined as part of 2013 State PDM Plan update. MDT has coordinates for bridges. Planned Activities: Spatial coordinates will be used for mitigation strategy for the 2013 State PDM Plan Update. Planned Activities: Spatial coordinates will be used for mitigation strategy for the 2013 State PDM Plan Update.

80 Project Encourage local jurisdictions and Tribal Nations to spatially locate their critical facilities for use in risk assessment. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Updated local PDM plans have done this. NRIS has some spatial coordinates available for local critical facilities with more accurate locations than HAZUS. Progress Made: Updated local PDM plans have done this. NRIS has some spatial coordinates available for local critical facilities with more accurate locations than HAZUS. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

81 Project Recommend that local PDM Plans conduct Level 2 HAZUS for critical facilities. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 14 (Medium) Score = 14 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Some updated local PDM plans in the Intermountain Seismic Belt have done this. Progress Made: Some updated local PDM plans in the Intermountain Seismic Belt have done this. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

82 Project Coordinate with NRIS to provide GIS layers for hazard mitigation planning that counties can use. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Short Range Schedule = Short Range Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: NRIS currently has DFIRM maps available. Progress Made: NRIS currently has DFIRM maps available. Planned Activities: Provide NRIS with GIS hazard layers used in 2013 State PDM analysis; i.e. dam inundation, flood, wildfire, earthquake, hazardous materials, landslide. Planned Activities: Provide NRIS with GIS hazard layers used in 2013 State PDM analysis; i.e. dam inundation, flood, wildfire, earthquake, hazardous materials, landslide.

83 Project Plan for the protection of historic and cultural properties in hazard prone areas. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 16 (High) Score = 16 (High) State Priority = Low State Priority = Low Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Dept. Commerce-Heritage Commission, Historical Society, DOA, Governor’s Office-Indian Affairs, University System, MFWP Responsible Agency = Dept. Commerce-Heritage Commission, Historical Society, DOA, Governor’s Office-Indian Affairs, University System, MFWP Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

84 All Hazard Strategy Goal 2 - Increase State’s Capability to Provide and Assist Local Jurisdictions and Tribal Nations with Mitigation Opportunities Goal 2 - Increase State’s Capability to Provide and Assist Local Jurisdictions and Tribal Nations with Mitigation Opportunities Support mitigation planning at all levels Support mitigation planning at all levels Promote mitigation through supportive legislation and funding Promote mitigation through supportive legislation and funding Coordinate and establish priorities for hazard mitigation projects at all levels in the State of Montana Coordinate and establish priorities for hazard mitigation projects at all levels in the State of Montana.

85 Project Provide mitigation benefit-cost analysis (BCA) training courses. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Since 2010, SHMO has offered BCA training in Coeur D’Alene (2010) a Dillon (2011) and Billings (2012) with about 50 in attendance. Progress Made: Since 2010, SHMO has offered BCA training in Coeur D’Alene (2010) a Dillon (2011) and Billings (2012) with about 50 in attendance. Planned Activities: SHMO is planning another BCA training in 2013 to be held in Missoula. Planned Activities: SHMO is planning another BCA training in 2013 to be held in Missoula.

86 Project Coordinate Local and Tribal PDM Plan Updates Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Since 2009, PDMC funded the completion of 19 PDM plans (17 updates and 2 original plans). Progress Made: Since 2009, PDMC funded the completion of 19 PDM plans (17 updates and 2 original plans). Planned Activities: DR-1996 HMGP funding will likely fund completion of PDM Updates for two universities, three Tribes, and 12 counties. Planned Activities: DR-1996 HMGP funding will likely fund completion of PDM Updates for two universities, three Tribes, and 12 counties.

87 Project Assist local jurisdictions and Tribal Nations fill out FEMA PDMC grant applications. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Since 2009, the SHMO and staff have assisted with PDMC grant applications for 12 planning projects and 3 non-planning projects. They have also assisted local and tribal nations with HMGP grants for 10 planning projects, 16 non-planning projects, and 40 five percent projects. Progress Made: Since 2009, the SHMO and staff have assisted with PDMC grant applications for 12 planning projects and 3 non-planning projects. They have also assisted local and tribal nations with HMGP grants for 10 planning projects, 16 non-planning projects, and 40 five percent projects. Planned Activities: Continue to assist counties and tribes as availability of funding permits. Planned Activities: Continue to assist counties and tribes as availability of funding permits.

88 Project Encourage DES staff to assist local DES coordinators develop plan of action to complete their more doable mitigation projects. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

89 Project Negotiate with FEMA to unify and simplify HMA grant process. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: FMA/RFC/SRL grants are merging into one. Progress Made: FMA/RFC/SRL grants are merging into one. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

90 Project Encourage HMA applicants to work more closely with federal counterparts and utilize their expertise and training relative to hazard mitigation. REDUNDANT – DELETE? Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

91 Project Create a State-funded grant program to assist with the 25 percent PDM-C match for local governments. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Will try to introduce bill to do this in 2013 legislature Planned Activities: Will try to introduce bill to do this in 2013 legislature

92 Project Promote State programs that receive adequate funding to engage in mitigation planning and project implementation. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

93 Project Encourage Local and Tribal growth policies to consider natural and man-made hazards. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

94 Project Promote mitigation awareness. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Long Range Schedule = Long Range Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: DES has developed a website (LetsMitigateMontana.com)and Facebook page to promote mitigation awareness Progress Made: DES has developed a website (LetsMitigateMontana.com)and Facebook page to promote mitigation awareness Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

95 Project Explore economic incentives for mitigation (i.e. insurance premium discounts, state tax credits, etc.). Planning Project Planning Project Score = 11 (Medium) Score = 11 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = DES, DNRC-Fire Responsible Agency = DES, DNRC-Fire Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

96 Project Continue outreach of mitigation project funding opportunities. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 14 (Medium) Score = 14 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = Long Range Schedule = Long Range Responsible Agency = DES Responsible Agency = DES Progress Made: SHMO sent out letter out state-wide when DR-1996 HMGP funds became available encouraging Counties, Tribes, Cities and Towns, and Universities to take advantage of the funding opportunity to implement their mitigation projects. Applicant briefing on DR-4074 in Rosebud County and No. Cheyenne Nation Progress Made: SHMO sent out letter out state-wide when DR-1996 HMGP funds became available encouraging Counties, Tribes, Cities and Towns, and Universities to take advantage of the funding opportunity to implement their mitigation projects. Applicant briefing on DR-4074 in Rosebud County and No. Cheyenne Nation Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

97 Project Document mitigation successes. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: DES has developed a website (LetsMitigateMontana.com) and Facebook page to promote mitigation success stories. Progress Made: DES has developed a website (LetsMitigateMontana.com) and Facebook page to promote mitigation success stories. Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

98 Project Continue to engage State agencies such as DMA, DOA, MDT, FWP and DNRC in the mitigation planning process. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = High State Priority = High Schedule = On-going Schedule = On-going Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: DES desires to brief new cabinet members. Planned Activities: DES desires to brief new cabinet members.

99 Project Increase the scope and participation of the State Planning Team during State PDM updates. Planning Project Planning Project Score = 12 (Medium) Score = 12 (Medium) State Priority = Medium State Priority = Medium Schedule = Mid-Range Schedule = Mid-Range Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Responsible Agency = Disaster & Emergency Services Progress Made: Progress Made: Planned Activities: Planned Activities:

100 Communicable Disease Strategy Goal 11 - Goal 11 - Minimize the Impacts from Communicable Disease Outbreaks 11.1: Reduce losses associated with a human health emergency. 11.1: Reduce losses associated with a human health emergency. Potential Projects Continue working with the public health agencies. Conduct a public education campaign on how to prevent the spread of disease. Improve surveillance of communicable disease by educating the general population about the importance of reporting disease and how to report. Create a State task force to examine and provide ethical guidance to health care providers and institutions in a pandemic situation. Develop Executive Order that suspends the normal “standards of care” in a pandemic.

101 Communicable Disease Strategy Goal 11 - Goal 11 - Minimize the Impacts from Communicable Disease Outbreaks 11.2: Reduce losses associated with livestock disease outbreaks and agricultural emergencies. Potential Projects Provide holding facilities to quarantine affected livestock. Provide training to first responders on response to livestock and agricultural emergencies. Maximize mitigation efforts to control bison carrying diseases into Montana. Mitigate the potential for loss from quarantined cattle traveling through the State from Canada.

102 Drought Strategy Goal 12 - Goal 12 - Minimize the Impacts of Drought 12.1: Identify water retention projects that could lessen the effects of drought Potential Projects Explore water retention project on the Milk River in Hill County. 12.2: Provide education and incentives for minimizing the effects of drought. Potential Projects Provide water conservation education. Offer seminars on drought management for crop and livestock producers. Fund scientific research on drought and work with farmers on-site. Improve drought insurance options for agriculture.

103 Drought Strategy Goal 12 - Goal 12 - Minimize the Impacts of Drought 12.2: Provide education and incentives for minimizing the effects of drought. Potential Projects Educate farmers on drought resistant crops. Promote soil erosion prevention measures. Develop a system for distributing information on current conditions. Promote water conservation methods and/or water management programs for all municipalities and counties. Provide education on year-round water conservation. Provide incentives for used water recycling systems and rain water collection systems.

104 Drought Strategy Goal 12 - Goal 12 - Minimize the Impacts of Drought 12.3: Improve drought monitoring and assessments. Potential Projects Continue support of Local Drought Advisory Committees. Include weekly water equivalent measurements in routine at Coop observation sites. Use long-term groundwater monitoring to assess drought conditions. Continue to support the State Drought Advisory Committee. Install Statewide drought monitoring stations.

105 Terrorism Strategy Goal 13 - Goal 13 - Minimize the Impacts from Terrorism 13.1: Prevent losses from acts of terrorism, violence, and civil unrest. Potential Projects Increase security of critical facilities. Support the mitigation-related goals, objectives, and actions of the Montana Homeland Security Strategic Plan. Enhance security along the northern border of the State.

106 Volcanic Ash Strategy Goal 14 - Goal 14 - Minimize the Impacts from Volcanic Ash 14.1: Identify and reduce losses from volcanic activity. Potential Projects Educate the public on how to respond to volcanic ash fall-out.

107 MITIGATION PROJECT TYPE Planning Projects Planning Projects Prevention Prevention Public Education and Awareness Public Education and Awareness Plan Updates Plan Updates Non-Planning Projects Non-Planning Projects Prevention Prevention Property Protection Property Protection Structural Structural Natural Resource Protection Natural Resource Protection Emergency Service Emergency Service

108 MITIGATION PROJECT SCHEDULE On-going On-going Short Range Short Range Year 1 to 3 Year 1 to 3 Will work on immediately Will work on immediately Mid-Range Mid-Range Year 3 to 7 Year 3 to 7 Will defer implementation for several years Will defer implementation for several years Long Range Long Range Year 1 to 10 Year 1 to 10 On-going activities On-going activities

109 PLANNING PROJECT RANKING CRITERIA Estimated Cost (1 to 5 points) Estimated Cost (1 to 5 points) Population Benefit (1 to 5 points) Population Benefit (1 to 5 points) Property Benefit (1 to 5 points) Property Benefit (1 to 5 points) Feasibility (1 to 3 points) Feasibility (1 to 3 points) Effectiveness/Sustainability (1 to 3 points) Effectiveness/Sustainability (1 to 3 points)

110 NON-PLANNING PROJECT RANKING CRITERIA Estimated Cost Very High = >$5,000,000 (1 point) Very High = >$5,000,000 (1 point) High = $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 (2 points) High = $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 (2 points) Medium = $500,000 to $1,000,000 (3 points) Medium = $500,000 to $1,000,000 (3 points) Low = $100,000 to $500,000 (4 points) Low = $100,000 to $500,000 (4 points) Very Low = <$100,000 (5 points) Very Low = <$100,000 (5 points) Population Benefit Very High = 100% of State residents would benefit (5 points) Very High = 100% of State residents would benefit (5 points) High = 60% to 80% of State residents would benefit (4 points) High = 60% to 80% of State residents would benefit (4 points) Medium = 40% to 60% of State residents would benefit (3 points) Medium = 40% to 60% of State residents would benefit (3 points) Low = 20% to 40% of State residents would benefit (2 points) Low = 20% to 40% of State residents would benefit (2 points) Very Low = <20% of State residents would benefit (1 point) Very Low = <20% of State residents would benefit (1 point)

111 NON-PLANNING PROJECT RANKING CRITERIA Property Benefit Very High = >$5,000,000 (5 points) Very High = >$5,000,000 (5 points) High = $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 (4 points) High = $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 (4 points) Medium = $500,000 to $1,000,000 (3 points) Medium = $500,000 to $1,000,000 (3 points) Low = $100,000 to $500,000 (2 points) Low = $100,000 to $500,000 (2 points) Very Low = <$100,000 (1 point) Very Low = <$100,000 (1 point) Feasibility High = Technology available/legislative support or implementation very likely (3 points) High = Technology available/legislative support or implementation very likely (3 points) Medium = Technology available/legislative support difficult/implementation possible (2 points) Medium = Technology available/legislative support difficult/implementation possible (2 points) Low = No technology available/legislative support or implementation unlikely (1 point) Low = No technology available/legislative support or implementation unlikely (1 point)

112 NON-PLANNING PROJECT RANKING CRITERIA Effectiveness/Sustainability High = Project eliminates repetitive loss (3 points) High = Project eliminates repetitive loss (3 points) Medium = Project is effective but moderately sustainable (2 points) Medium = Project is effective but moderately sustainable (2 points) Low = Project is effective but not sustainable (1 point) Low = Project is effective but not sustainable (1 point) Hazard Frequency High = Project mitigates a common hazard; occurs more than once a year (3 points) High = Project mitigates a common hazard; occurs more than once a year (3 points) Medium = Project mitigates a frequent hazard; occurs less than once a year but more than once a decade (2 points) Medium = Project mitigates a frequent hazard; occurs less than once a year but more than once a decade (2 points) Low = Project mitigates an infrequent hazard; occurs less than once per decade (1 point) Low = Project mitigates an infrequent hazard; occurs less than once per decade (1 point)

113 NON-PLANNING PROJECT RANKING CRITERIA Hazard Magnitude High = Hazard causes high damage and loss of life (3 points) High = Hazard causes high damage and loss of life (3 points) Medium = Hazard causes moderate damage and occasional loss of life (2 points) Medium = Hazard causes moderate damage and occasional loss of life (2 points) Low = Hazard causes minor damage ad rarely loss of life (1 point) Low = Hazard causes minor damage ad rarely loss of life (1 point) Base-Plus-Risk Weighting Factor Non-Planning project scores were enhanced depending on their ability of mitigate hazards in high population density areas. This Base-Plus-Risk weighting factor was determined as follows: Non-Planning project scores were enhanced depending on their ability of mitigate hazards in high population density areas. This Base-Plus-Risk weighting factor was determined as follows: Projects located in high population density areas (multiply score by 3) Projects located in high population density areas (multiply score by 3) Projects located in moderate population density areas (multiply score by 2) Projects located in moderate population density areas (multiply score by 2) Projects located in rural locations (multiple score by 1) Projects located in rural locations (multiple score by 1)


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