LANCASTER – The city of Lancaster is currently updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan and local residents are invited to help guide planning efforts.
A public meeting is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Lancaster City Hall Council Chambers. The meeting will include a background of the Hazard Mitigation Plan and its significance in ensuring the community’s safety, along with a review of results from a community hazard survey that is pivotal in shaping discussions on major risks, concerns, personal preparedness, and mitigation suggestions.
“Together, we can build a safer, more prepared community,” Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris said in a news release. “I encourage the community to join the discussion as we come together on November 30 to shape our future. Your voice matters in our mission to enhance Lancaster’s resilience.”
Nov. 30 meeting’s key discussion points
— Major Risks and Concerns
— Personal Preparedness and Mitigation Examples
— Hazard Mitigation and Prevention Suggestions
— Community Outreach and Public Information Ideas
— Questions and Answers: An opportunity for attendees to seek clarification, express concerns, and engage in a dialogue with City officials.
“Community feedback is instrumental in shaping the direction of the city’s Hazard Mitigation Plan,” city officials said in a news release. “All residents are encouraged to participate and contribute to this important conversation. By working together, we can build a more resilient and prepared community.”
[Information via news release from the city of Lancaster.]