Step 1: Organize Resources

Step 1: Organizing Resources

This step involves the formation of the MHMP Update Project Team, which includes the formation of a MHMP Planning Committees, and Hazard Focus Groups. The MHMP Planning Team consists of local emergency managers, health officials, fire department staff, planning staff, as well as other stakeholders in the community. In addition to citizens of Plumas County, the following agencies are involved in this MHMP Update process (in alphabetic order):

  • California Emergency Management Agency
  • California Highway Patrol; Quincy
  • Plumas County Agricultural Commissioner
  • Plumas County Board of Supervisors
  • Plumas County Building Department
  • Plumas County Community Development Department
  • Plumas County Environmental Health Department
  • Plumas County Fire Safe Council
  • Plumas County GIS Department
  • Plumas County Office of Emergency Services
  • Plumas County Planning Department
  • Plumas County Public Works
  • Plumas County Sherriff's Office
  • Plumas National Forest
  • Sierra Institute

Planning Committee

In addition to stakeholder input, a MHMP Planning Committee is used to guide the process and ensure the mitigation plan meets the goals of the County and the State and Federal Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements. The Planning Committee:

  • Attends/actively participates in a series of structured coordination meetings
  • Assists in the collection of valuable local information and other requested data
  • Makes decisions on plan process and content
  • Identifies mitigation actions for the MHMP
  • Reviews/provides comments on plan drafts
  • Coordinates/participates in public input process

Feel free to explore Planning Team Meeting Content below!

Planning Committee Meetings

County Consultant Support: 

The county solicited support from Michael Baker, Jr., Inc. (Baker) to facilitate the MHMP Update planning process and the development of the MHMP Update document. The MHMP Update Project Team, as shown in table below, consists of a variety of professionals from Baker.

Ethan Mobley, AICP, Project Manager

Carver Struve, Senior Technical Advisor

Jason Farrell Senior Planner

Jack Eldridge National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)/ Outreach Specialist

Nathaniel Mirin Hazus Specialist

Brian Greer Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Aaron Pfannenstiel, AICP QA/QC

Documents and Resources: 

As part of Step 1 – Organizing the Resources, the Project Teams review and incorporates relevant studies, plans, and reports along with an identification of resources which can be leveraged for purposes of hazard mitigation planning. Please click the links below to explore documents and resources which have been used to date.

Documents - available soon!

Resources - available soon!