Mesa County's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
The public is invited to review and comment on the five year review and update of Mesa County's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The intent of this public comment period is for the public to review, comment, and provide input into the planning process for this plan update.
View Mesa County's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
The purpose of Mesa County Hazard Mitigation Plan is to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from natural hazards. Mesa County originally completed its Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2005. The plan was subsequently updated in 2010 and 2015. This public comment period is to update the 2015 plan.
You can submit public comments to the Mesa County Office of Emergency Management by mail, 215 Rice Street, Grand Junction, CO 81502. Questions and requests for hardcopies may be directed to the Emergency Manager at (970) 244-1763.
Thank you to those who took the Public Hazard Perception Survey. It helps to provide information to emergency planners to prepare for hazard reduction activities which may include more public outreach, risk reduction projects, and other actions intended to reduce the vulnerability to natural hazards in Mesa County. The information gathered from this survey will be included in the 2020 revision of Mesa County's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. Your time spent completing this short survey is appreciated.
Mesa County Emergency Management
Mesa County Emergency Management works with partner agencies throughout Mesa County to prepare for disasters and emergencies. It is also important for individuals, families and businesses to prepare for these events. The links below provide information to learn about emergency and disaster preparedness to protect yourself, your family, and your business:
It is important to know how to get information before, during, and after an emergency. Use the following resources to receive emergency information in Mesa County:
- Emergency Alerts: Sign up with the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center to receive emergency messages from local public safety agencies via text or email.
- 211: Speak with live, trained professionals to obtain information about services and alerts during an emergency or disaster.
- CoTrip.org: Travel alerts and road conditions provided by the Colorado Department of Transportation.
- NOAA Weather Radio: A nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official weather warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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