FEMA approval-pending-adoption on 11.17.21

The Union County HMP was submitted to the New Jersey State Hazard Mitigation Officer on July 1, 2021. It was forwarded to FEMA for final review and approval-pending-adoption on October 4, 2021. FEMA granted approval-pending-adoption on November 17, 2021. Next step is Final Approval by FEMA once each municipality passes a local resolution adopting the County HMP as their own.

draft plan ready to review

The draft Union County HMP is complete and under review with Union County Division of Emergency Services and local municipal officials. The next step is plan review by the public, NJOEM, and FEMA.

Virtual Municipal Meetings

The County and members from the Michael Baker Project Team are holding two virtual municipal meetings on October 14, 2020 and October 15, 2020 to introduce the project team, provide a brief overview on hazard mitigation planning, and provide information on FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance, including the new Building Resilience Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) funding. After the meeting, Michael Baker will follow up with each municipal point of contact to update mitigation solutions undertaken since the 2016 plan, local capability assessments, and local risk mapping.