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FEMA Region 5 to host Federal Mitigation and Infrastructure Task Force Roundtable for SE Michigan

Posted on November 10, 2021 by Dene Westbrook

Join member agencies of the Federal Mitigation and Infrastructure Task Force virtually on December 8, 2021, to participate in a Federal resources roundtable that will showcase the Federal government’s resources to mitigate and support Infrastructure reinvestment.

This meeting is the culmination of five months of coordination with the intent to assist communities in Southeastern Michigan recover and become more resilient to flooding events. The roundtable will be your opportunity to interact with agency experts, ask questions and share infrastructure needs and possible mitigation projects.

Breakout sessions will take place to ensure you have an opportunity to speak with agency representatives. In addition, FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance staff will be in the breakout rooms to answer any FEMA grant questions. The State of Michigan Task Force on Aging Infrastructure and the Michigan State Police Division of Emergency Management & Homeland Security have been instrumental in providing a list of infrastructure projects from communities of Southeastern Michigan.

Audience:

  • Federal Infrastructure Task Force: FEMA, HUD, NOAA, USACE, USDOI, USGS, and other Federal agencies (TBD)
  • State Infrastructure Task Force: City of Detroit, Macomb County, MI Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), MI Environmental Great Lakes & Energy (EGLE), MI Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (MLARA), MI Department of Transportation (MDOT), MI State Police (MSP), Oakland County, Wayne County, Washtenaw County

Those interested in attending may register in advance here. The program is anticipated to run from 9am to noon and provide interactive sessions with federal agencies.

Any questions on the convening can be directed to Contact Scott Bailey or Brian Killen with questions regarding this meeting.

Herasanna Richards is a legislative associate handling energy, environmental, elections, and external municipal services for the League. She can be reached at hrichards@mml.org or 517-908-0309.

 

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