The Kick-Off Meeting for the Papio-Missouri River NRD Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan was held on February 19, 2015 in Blair, NE. Members of the Planning Team met to discuss the planning process, outline goals, project schedule, upcoming meetings, methods to get communities involved, and much more!
The One-Day Hazard Mitigation Workshop for the Papio-Missouri River NRD Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update was held on April 7, 2015 in Blair, NE. The following jurisdictions were represented at the workshop: Papio-Missouri River NRD; Burt, Dakota, Douglas, Sarpy, and Washington Counties; City of Blair, City of Bennington, Dakota City, City of Fort Calhoun, City of Gretna, City of Omaha, City of Papillion, City of Ralston, and South Sioux City. The workshop started with a tornado scenario table top exercise where attendees were put into small groups for discussion. This exercise was then followed by an introduction to hazard mitigation, risk assessment, identifying mitigation projects, and public outreach.
Six Round 1 meetings were held across the Papio-Missouri River NRD between April 28 and May 13, 2015. Members of the communities that attended the meetings identified hazards of greatest concern, reviewed an early draft of the participant section, answered risk assessment questions, and completed the mitigation status update worksheet.
Round 2 meetings were held between August 31 and September 9, 2015. Representatives from participating communities and schools attended a meeting to identify new mitigation projects and to review the second draft of their participant section. Thank you to everyone that was able to attend the meetings!