Published DateSANBORNTON — The Sanbornton Hazard Mitigation Plan Committee is continuing the process of updating the town's 2008 Hazard Mitigation Plan.
The committee is composed of a variety of local interests, including the Board of Selectmen, the Planning Board, Police, Fire, and Public Works departments, and citizens. Committee members are focusing on the natural hazards that put Sanbornton at risk as well as the development of recommendations to protect the safety and well being of town residents.
The committee will have its next meeting on June 13, 2013 at Central Fire Station starting at 1 p.m.
Residents of Sanbornton, business owners in town, and representatives from neighboring communities are encouraged to attend and provide input.
The most significant areas of concern for Sanbornton will be determined as a result of this process; in the last plan this included severe winter weather, high winds and lightning, motor vehicle accidents involving hazardous materials, and pandemic. With the update to the Hazard Mitigation Plan, community leaders will be able to prioritize actions to reduce the impacts of these and other hazards.
For more information please call Chief Paul D. Dexter, Jr., Sanbornton Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director at 286-4819 or David Jeffers, Regional Planner, Lakes Region Planning Commission at 279-8171.