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County Collecting Input on Hazard Mitigation Plans


Flooding in Lemmon Valley. Image: Bob Conrad.
Flooding in Lemmon Valley. Image: Bob Conrad.

Washoe County has scheduled an open house meeting to seek input on its mitigation plans for hazards, which include earthquakes, fires, and floods, among other disasters.

The 5-year disaster plan seeks to address risks in the area and outline activities on how to decrease the risks. The public is invited to learn about the process and to share perspectives on how the county and its regional partners can better address hazards that impact the community.

The meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m. July 10 at Reno Fire Station No. 11, 7105 Mae Anne Ave.

Those unable to attend can provide feedback in an online survey:

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.




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