Hazard Mitigation Planning Group


The Hazard Mitigation Planning Team consists of citizen members that serve as an advisory board to the Mayor and City Council. The Team monitors and documents progress made on the implementation of the City's Hazard Mitigation Plan, reviews actions taken in response to disasters or emergencies that occur, makes recommendations for new projects or revised actions items, and discusses implementation problems that may arise. The Group usually meets monthly. Click here to review Hazard mitigation Planning Group minutes.The Group currently consists of the following members:


Kelly Niles, Team Leader


Karli Ebert, City Councilor


Gary Hudson, Citizen Member


Frank Hupp, Citizen Member


Dan McGraw, Citizen Member


The Hazard Mitigation Planning Group holds an annual emergency preparedness fair in Columbia City. Stakeholders that are responsible for emergency response and preparedness participate in the annual event.  2016 Prepare Fair.

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