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Resolution No. 2008-33

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City Council meeting minutes of November 3 2008

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-33

A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Lakewood, Washington, adopting the City of Lakewood Hazard Mitigation Plan.

WHEREAS, the City of Lakewood has participated with the Pierce County Department of Emergency Management in the development of the Hazard Mitigation Plan ; and

WHEREAS, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has mandated that all local and state governmental entities develop and submit for approval a Hazard Mitigation Plan to address pre-disaster planning issues; and

WHEREAS, the Hazard Mitigation Plan is completed and ready for adoption by the City of Lakewood; and

WHEREAS the Hazard mitigation Plan has been submitted and approved by the State and the Federal Emergency Management Agency; and

WHEREAS, the Lakewood City Council reviewed the Hazard mitigation Plan preparation process in a Council Study Session on March 10, 2008; and

WHEREAS, the City of Lakewood could risk not receiving future disaster funding if the Hazard mitigation Plan is not adopted;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON HEREBY RESOLVES as follows:

Section 1. That the Hazard Mitigation Plan is hereby adopted.

Section 2. This Resolution shall be in full force and effect upon passage and signatures hereon.

PASSED by the City Council this 3rd day of November, 2008.

CITY OF LAKEWOOD

Attest: _________________________________ Douglas G. Richardson, Mayor

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Alice M. Bush, MMC, City Clerk

Approved as to form:

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Heidi Ann Wachter, City Attorney