Santa Rosa County's


Address:
6495 Caroline St, Suite M
Milton, FL 32570
Email:
LMS Task Force Staff
Phone:
(850) 983-1848
Fax:
(850) 983-1944

LMS Steering Committee Officers

Chairman:
Hunter Walker
Santa Rosa County Administrator
6495 Caroline St
Milton, FL 32570

Vice-Chairman:
Brian Watkins
City Manager of Milton
6738 Dixon St
Milton, FL 32570


  • Local Mitigation Strategy
  • Local Mitigation Plan
  • Flood Mitigation Plan
  • Meeting and Minutes
Santa Rosa County Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force

Purpose:
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. To this end, the Task Force develops, monitors, implements, and maintains a comprehensive plan for hazard mitigation. Funding for the prevention and recovery from disasters from the state and federal government is directly linked to the existence of this Task Force and the work that it accomplishes throughout the county to mitigate the impact of disasters.

Membership:
Membership in the Task Force is open to all jurisdictions, organizations and individuals supporting its purposes. Membership is accomplished through the completion of a Member Information Form. The Member Information Form should be submitted to the Task Force support staff for a signature of acknowledgement by the current Task Force Chair. A database of members and contact information will be maintained by the Task Force support staff.

Latest Information

Upcoming Meetings Meetings are held in the Public Services Complex Media Room located at 6051 Old Bagdad Hwy, Milton.

Apr 24, 2014 -
Local Mitigation Meeting (Agenda)


Hardening/Mitigation Grant Information:
For information on hardening your home (shutters, elevation, roof strengthening) please contact the Santa Rosa County Special Projects/Grants Department at (850) 983-1848 or email us: Mitigation Task Force. The County does not currently have a grant to harden homes. We do maintain a waiting list and when a grant opens we work with the individual homeowners to help them submit applications. Most of these grants require a minimum of 25% from the homeowner. If you would like to be placed on the Residential Hardening Waiting List please complete one of the residential proposal forms. Residents may also contact Rebuild Northwest Florida at 497-7024 to check the availability of grant funds. If you are a low to moderate income resident and need help repairing or hardening your home, please call the Santa Rosa County Housing Program at (850) 981-7075.

If you are a non-profit, municipality, school or healthcare organization and wish to submit an LMS application for consideration of a hazard mitigation project, please complete the LMS Initiatives Proposal Form. Please be sure to read all of the instructions. Submission information is on the form. To view the list of current LMS Initiatives, please view Table 6.2 in Section 6 of the LMS Plan.


The Santa Rosa County LMS 2011-2016 Plan has been reviewed and approved by Federal Emergency Management Agency (F.E.M.A.) and adopted by the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners. Each municipality has adopted the 2011-2016 LMS Plan and the formal adoption letter has been received from F.E.M.A.

Due to the large file size associated with the plan including appendices, we have provided individual sections below for your convenience.


Flood Mitigation Task Force



Over the past several years, Santa Rosa County has made significant progress in its efforts to address flooding problems in the county. Seeking to build upon the progress that has already been made, a Flood Mitigation Plan Task Force, comprised of both staff members and community residents, has been assembled to develop a plan to address flooding issues.

The Flood Mitigation Plan was prepared according to a standard planning process regulated by FEMA, by following the 10 steps listed below:

Latest Information

Upcoming Meetings
There are no meetings scheduled at this time.
  1. Organize to prepare the plan
  2. Involve the public
  3. Coordinate with other agencies
  4. Assess the hazard
  5. Assess the problem
  6. Set goals
  7. Review possible activities
  8. Draft an action plan
  9. Adopt the plan
  10. Implement, evaluate and revise
Public participation in future flood mitigation planning efforts is desired. For more information, please contact Sheila Harris, Special Projects/Grants at 850-983-1848.
Meeting Information

Local Mitigation Meeting Dates & Minutes:

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes
Apr 24, 2014: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda
Jan 23, 2014: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Oct 24, 2013: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Aug 22, 2013: Flood Mitigation Meeting
Jul 25, 2013: Local Mitigation Meeting
Apr 25, 2013: Local Mitigation Meeting
Jan 24, 2013: Local Mitigation Meeting
Nov 29, 2012: Local Mitigation Meeting
Oct 25, 2012: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Jul 26, 2012: Local Mitigation Meeting
Jul 12, 2012: Flood Mitigation Meeting
Apr 26, 2012: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Feb 9, 2012: Flood Mitigation Meeting View Agenda
Jan 26, 2012: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda
Oct 27, 2011: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda
Jul 28, 2011: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
May 26, 2011: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Mar 31, 2011: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Feb 24, 2011: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Jan 27, 2011: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Oct 28, 2010: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Aug 26, 2010: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Jul 22, 2010: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
May 6, 2010: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Apr 1, 2010: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Jan 7, 2010: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Nov 5, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Oct 22, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Oct 8, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Sep 24, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Sep 10, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Aug 20, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Aug 20, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting
Jul 16, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting
Jul 16, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
May 21, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
May 21, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting
Apr 16, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting
Apr 16, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Feb 5, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Jan 6, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Jan 6, 2009: Local Mitigation Meeting
Nov 13, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting
Nov 13, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Sep 16, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
Sep 16, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Aug 5, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting
Aug 5, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting View Agenda View Minutes
May 14, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Feb 13, 2008: Local Mitigation Meeting Cancelled -
Nov 14, 2007: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Aug 29, 2007: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Feb 14, 2007: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Nov 15, 2006: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Aug 2, 2006: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Apr 26, 2006: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Feb 15, 2006: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Nov 16, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Aug 24, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
May 25, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Apr 20, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Mar 30, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Feb 2, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Jan 12, 2005: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Dec 1, 2004: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Jul 26, 2004: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Mar 25, 2004: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Feb 26, 2004: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Oct 8, 2003: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
May 8, 2003: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Mar 25, 2003: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes
Feb 19, 2003: Local Mitigation Meeting View Minutes


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