Hazard mitigation incipience

BOCCC considers grants to begin hazard mitigation project

At the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) meeting January 17, Emergency Management Director Lenny Layman introduced Joe Parsons, Saratoga Encampment Rawlins Conservation District (SERD), who gave an update on the hazard mitigation plan for flooding at Boozer Creek.

Parsons told the Commissioners the snow-pack is currently sitting at 132% on the Upper North Park drainage. He said over the past year the WWC Engineering has come up with a survey and design so they have been able to apply for most of the permits they need.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires a hazard...


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