Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Presented by the Colorado Office of Emergency Management
DATE: Friday, December 13, 2013,
TIME: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
WHERE: 9195 East Mineral Avenue, Centennial, CO 80112
(South Metro Fire/Rescue Building, Basement Level, Training Rooms 1&2)
If you cannot attend in person, the presentation will be made available online. The link and presentation materials will be published on www.corecovers.info as we get closer to the date.
Program Description: HMGP is authorized under Section 404 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. HMGP provides post-disaster grants to states, local governments, and certain private non-profit organizations to implement long-term natural hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration. Nonfederal cost share is 25% of eligible costs. HMGP funding will be calculated based on 15% of eligible expenses associated with the FEMA Public Assistance and Individual Assistance Programs. The 30-day estimate is approximately $30 million.
What are the areas of eligibility? Open Statewide
Who is eligible to apply?* State Agencies
Indian Tribal GovernmentsLocal Governments (including special districts)
Private Non-profit organizations that own or operate a facility that provides essential government type services to the general public
Note: Individuals and businesses are not eligible to apply for HMGP funds; however, an eligible entity may apply for funding on behalf of individuals and businesses.
*Entities requesting project funds should have a current, adopted, and FEMA-approved local hazard mitigation plan in place. Entities without a current FEMA-approved hazard mitigation plan in place must commit to having a current, adopted, and FEMA-approved local hazard mitigation plan in place in time to receive the FEMA funds. Entities without a plan or with a plan scheduled to expire soon may request local hazard mitigation planning funds.
Eligible Mitigation Activities: Hazard Mitigation Planning, Property Acquisition and Structure Demolition, Property Acquisition and Structure Relocation, Structure Elevation, Dry Floodproofing of Historic Residential Structures, Dry Floodproofing of Non-residential Structures, Minor Localized Flood Reduction Projects, Structural Retrofitting of Existing Buildings, Non-structural Retrofitting of Existing Buildings and Facilities, Safe Room Construction, Wind Retrofit for One- and Two-Family Residences, Wildfire Mitigation, Infrastructure Retrofit, Soil Stabilization, Post-Disaster Code Enforcement, Generators, 5% Initiative Projects, Advance Assistance
Light reading prior to http://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1381842520166-4d0b88314cfaa2b7e114391ce6ff2d73/508_FINAL_Guidance_09112013.pdf
Note: This is a presentation. No finance decisions or commitments will be made at this information session.