MUNICIPAL VULNERABILITY PREPAREDNESS

Draft Plan Status and Public Comment

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Draft Plan Status and Public Comment

Posted on: April 21, 2020 - 11:46am

The Town of Athol has been undertaking a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) planning process based on funding received from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental and Energy Affairs (EOEEA).

The Draft Plan, also identified as the Town of Athol Vulnerability Assessment Findings Report, has ben posted on the Planning Department's website for comment.  The link to review this document is here: https://www.athol-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif2741/f/uploads/2020-04-13-m...

A companion report entitled "Athol Helping Athol: Community Plan for Social Resilience (AHA 2020)" is available via this link: https://www.athol-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif2741/f/uploads/2020-04-21-r...

Given the COVID-19 State of Emergency, we will be unable to have an in-person Public Listening Sesson, that was anticipated to present the Draft Findings Report.  An online presentation was prepared on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 and now ready for the public to view with the You Tube video link available here: https://youtu.be/vUiXrT7iPps

A PDF format of the presentation file that was part of the online presentation is available here: https://www.athol-ma.gov/sites/g/files/vyhlif2741/f/uploads/public_liste...

The public is welcome to comment on the draft plan by completing the Athol Climate Resiliency and Hazard Mitigaoitn Survey, which is available via the following link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdvQ9aWkwcWBBI5jrIZYayewQM0kabf...

Survey responses and public comment are welcome up until May 8, 2020.