FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting on December 10, 2020
El Paso City-County Office of Emergency Management will hold a public meeting via webinar on Thursday, December 10th at 5:30 pm to gather public input for updating their Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Plan includes El Paso County, the cities of El Paso, San Elizario, and Socorro, and the towns of Anthony, Clint, Horizon City, and Vinton. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. Please register at the link below to participate in the webinar.
CALL-IN NUMBER: 800-832-0736, CODE: 2435805
The purpose of the public meeting is to provide a project overview from H2O Partners, Inc., consultant to the project, and solicit information from citizens. Public input will help the project team to analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards included are flood, dam failure, tornado, thunderstorm wind, drought, hail, wildfire, winter storm, earthquake, lightning, and extreme heat.
A public participation survey is available at: https://h2o.surveysparrow.com/s/elpaso-county-hazard-mitigation-plan/tt-19f9e9
The goal of the Hazard Mitigation Plan is to minimize or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from known hazards by identifying and implementing cost-effective mitigation actions. Mitigation is defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as sustained actions taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects.
Questions about the Hazard Mitigation Plan should be addressed to H2O Partners, Inc., planning consultants for El Paso City-County Office of Emergency Management; Attn: Heather Ferrara, Project Manager by email at email@example.com.
The collective bargaining agents for the Town of Horizon City and the Horizon City Police Association will meet on the following date and time for the purpose of collective bargaining negotiations:
MONDAY, May 11, 2020, at 10:00 AM
This meeting will be held and the collective bargaining agents will participate via videoconference or telephone conference. Members of the public may view the meeting online or by videoconference via the following:
To watch by videoconference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86237597078?pwd=ZTlwcmZQVmo3TFRRVVVjQTJXZm5pdz09
Or via telephone: +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Meeting ID: 862 3759 7078 Password: 643953 **
OPEN MEETINGS DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY DISASTER PERIOD **
After declaring a state emergency on March 16, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott temporarily suspended certain requirements of the Texas Open Meetings Act that require governmental officials and the public to be physically present at the public meeting location in order to reduce face-to-face contact and mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
An electronic copy of this meeting notice and materials (if any) will be posted on our City Website at the following link: https://horizoncitypd.com/.
POSTED this 8th day of May, 2020 at 11:00 A.M/ P.M. POSTED BY Chief Michael McConnell
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Town of Horizon City will provide for reasonable accommodations for persons attending meetings. Requests for auxiliary aids and services must be made 48 hours prior to this meeting by calling the City Clerk at (915) 852-1046.