Leon Valley
TX

Ordinance
Ordinance 17-058

Presentation, Discussion and Possible Action on an Ordinance Amending the City of Leon Valley Code of Ordinances, Chapter 1, Article 1: Emergency Management; Creating Division 3. Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Item Discussion

PURPOSE

To propose an ordinance whereas the City of Leon Valley adopts a Hazard Mitigation Plan, as required for pre-disaster and post disaster funding through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM).

 

The City of Leon Valley is a Stakeholder in the Bexar County Regional Mitigation Plan, which was grant funded by Bexar County, and which staff has been working with all stakeholders since May 2016 for the development of a comprehensive mitigation plan.

 

SEE LEON VALLEY

 

Social Equity - Supports general quality of life for all citizens.

 

Environmental Stewardship - Ensures ability to recover in the event of disaster that has environmental impact

 

Economic Development - NA

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The City could face significant fiscal liability with no agreement and/or guidelines for State and Federal reimbursement.

 

 

Document Comments

RECOMMENDATION

 

Approve

 

Body

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF LEON VALLEY CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 1, ARTICLE 1: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT; CREATING DIVISION 3. HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN.

 

WHEREAS, natural hazards in the City of Leon Valley area historically have caused significant disasters with losses of life and property and natural resources damage; and

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) require communities to adopt a hazard mitigation action plan to be eligible for the full range of pre-disaster and post-disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes; and

 

WHEREAS, FEMA requires that communities update hazard mitigation action plans every five years in order to be eligible for the full range of pre-disaster and post-disaster federal funding for mitigation purposes; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Leon Valley has assessed the community’s potential risks and hazards and is committed to planning for a sustainable community and reducing the long-term consequences of natural and man-caused hazards; and

 

WHEREAS, the Bexar County Hazard Mitigation Plan outlines a mitigation vision, goals and objectives; assesses risk from a range of hazards; and identifies risk reduction strategies and actions for hazards that threaten the community. NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LEON VALLEY, TEXAS, THAT:

 

Section 1.              The Bexar County Hazard Mitigation Plan attached hereto and incorporated herein as Attachment 1 is hereby approved in its entirety.

 

Section 2.              Available funding opportunities for implementation of the proposals designated therein is hereby authorized, and upon acceptance and receipt of such funding or other necessary resources, is hereby authorized to implement the actions contained in the mitigation strategies.

 

Section 3.              The Mayor of the City of Leon Valley is hereby vested with the responsibility, authority, and means to inform all parties of this action; assure that the Hazard Mitigation Plan will be reviewed at least annually; and that any necessary adjustments will be presented to the City Council for consideration.

 

Section 4.              All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of the conflict.  All provisions, sections and sub-sections set forth in Appendix “A” Fee Schedule not revised or amended herein shall remain in effect.

 


Section 5.              This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon passage by four (4) or more affirmative votes of the entire City Council; otherwise, said effective date shall be ten (10) days from the date of passage.

 

 

 

 

Meeting History

Sep 19, 2017 6:00 PM  City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Belinda Ealy, Council Place 2
SECONDER:David Edwards, Council Place 1
AYES:Benny Martinez, David Edwards, Belinda Ealy, David Jordan
EXCUSED:Monica Alcocer

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