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Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan

The draft 2022 Sangamon County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan is available for review HERE. The appendix for the plan is available HERE. Comments are being accepted and are encouraged by members of the public through February 24, 2023. Comments should be emailed to Steve.Keenan@sangamonil.gov or submitted through this FORM.

The Springfield-Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission will coordinate an update to the Sangamon County Multi-jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. An updated plan helps the county and its cities and villages better prepare for natural hazards. A Task Force of representatives from the cities and villages, community organizations, county and state agencies, and the public will guide the planning process.

The Task Force's final meeting is Monday, February 27, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the County Board Chamber,  2nd Floor of the Sangamon County Building, 200 S. 9th Street, Springfield. The meeting is open to the public, and we welcome public participation.

Check back here in the future for updates, meeting agendas, minutes, and other information about this project. Steve Keenan, Project Manager, can answer questions by phone at (217) 535-3110 or email at Steve.Keenan@sangamonil.gov.

January 26, 2023 meeting agenda is HERE 

The Natural Hazards Mitigation Planning Workgroup met on December 7, 2021, at a meeting organized by the SSCRPC. The Workgroup updated the Action Items Table from the 2015 Sangamon County Multi-jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan and discussed community hazard mitigation projects in 2021. The report from the meeting is available HERE.

The 2015 Plan Document is available HERE.