Van Wert County Hazard Mitigation Plan
The Van Wert County Hazard Mitigation Plan assesses the county's vulnerability to natural disasters and is a requirement of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The plan is open to public viewing and comment now until Oct. 1.
The Van Wert County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update is now available for public review and comment. The plan update is required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the provision of hazard mitigation funds that will reduce the county’s vulnerability to natural disasters.
Reports are accessible by clicking the links on this page, which includes a link to the updated Van Wert County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, as well as an appendix that includes surveys and other data on Van Wert County and the plan.
Printed copies of the report are also available for review during normal business hours at the Van Wert County Commissioners Office at 114 E. Main Street, Suite 200, Van Wert; Van Wert County EMA office, 1220 Lincoln Highway, Van Wert; and all branches of the Brumback Library.
A presentation to the commissioners on the plan will take place on Sept. 14, 10 a.m. at the commissioners' office. An open house regarding the plan is scheduled Sept. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the commissioners' office.
The public is encouraged to review and comment on the Van Wert County Hazard Mitigation Plan until Oct. 1. Comments on the plan may be submitted at this link or sent to Roberta Streiffert by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 419-724-4155.