Benton County All Hazard Mitigation Plan - Benton County_ Minnesota

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					Benton County Hazard Mitigation Plan – Index
Benton County I

I. Community Profile –
         Purpose and General County Overview .................................................................. Page 1

Historical Setting, Physical Characteristics – Topography and Soils ...................................... Page 2

Climate – Average Temperatures and Precipitation,
            Geology ................................................................................................................... Page 3

Hydrology – Lakes, Rivers, Wetlands
            Land Cover and Use ................................................................................................ Page 4

Community Infrastructure
          Schools
          Important Public Facilities ...................................................................................... Page 5

Important Public Facilities
           Special Event Areas
           Historic Resources
           County and State Parks and Natural Areas ............................................................ Page 6

Telecommunications Facilities
          Cable Companies
          Telephone Companies
          Cell phone towers
          Power Facilities ..................................................................................................... Page 6

Transportation
            Roads
            Railroads
            Air transportation,
            Transit
            Trails ....................................................................................................................... Page 7

Sewer and Water Systems ......................................................................................................... Page 7

Population and Housing ............................................................................................................. Page 7
            Relatively Young Population .................................................................................. Page 8
            Population Concentrates in Cities
            County Population Continues Growth ................................................................ Page 8-9
            Township and City Populations chart ................................................................... Page 10
            Residents Predominately English Speaking chart ................................................. Page 10
            Language Spoken at Home and Ability to Speak English chart
            Number of Households Increased, household size declined
            Benton County Population and Household Size Over Time chart ........................ Page 11
                   Benton County Household Profile chart
                   Housing is newer, mostly single family ............................................................... Page 12

                   Population projected to increase and age
                   Population Projections for Benton County chart .................................................. Page 13

                   Benton County Housing Profile Chart .................................................................. Page 14

Economic Synopsis .................................................................................................................... Page 15
           Benton County’s Largest Employers Chart .......................................................... Page 15
           Benton County Labor chart ................................................................................... Page 16

Emergency Response Capabilities
           Fire Services ......................................................................................................... Page 17

                   Law Enforcement Centers
                   Medical Facilities
                   Benton County Medical Resources Chart -
                   Emergency Operations Center ............................................................................. Page 18

                   Emergency Warning Systems
                   Heavy Equipment Inventory – County Highway Department
                   Major County Equipment list ................................................................................ Page 19

Benton County II

II. Hazards Facing the Community

Hazard Profiles
           Severe Thunderstorm
           Tornado ................................................................................................................... Page 1

                   Lightning
                   Wind Storm
                   Hailstorm ................................................................................................................ Page 2

                   History ..................................................................................................................... Page 3

Risk Assessment .......................................................................................................................... Page 3

                   Effects on People,
                   Effects on Housing,
                   Effects on Commercial and Industrial Structures
                   Effects on Infrastructure
                   Impacts on Future Development
                   Risk Assessment Conclusions ................................................................................. Page 4
Relationship to Other Hazards – Cascading Effects .............................................................. Page 5

                   Flooding
                   Hazard Materials
                   Power Outage .......................................................................................................... Page 5

Plans and Programs ................................................................................................................... Page 5

                   General
                   Preparedness / Equipment
                   Response Plans
                   Plan Exercises
                   Mitigation Plans / Projects ..................................................................................... Page 5

                   Public Awareness
                   Training
                   Legislation / Codes
                   Funding Sources ...................................................................................................... Page 6

Gaps and Deficiencies ................................................................................................................. Page 6

Hazard: Hazardous Materials ............................................................................................ Page 7-11

Hazard: Fire ....................................................................................................................... Page 11-15

Hazard: Flood..................................................................................................................... Page 15-18

Hazard: Infectious Disease / Bio-Terrorism .................................................................... Page 19-23

Hazard: Winter Storm ...................................................................................................... Page 23-26

Hazard: Radiological Incident .......................................................................................... Page 26-27

Hazard: Terrorist Attack .................................................................................................. Page 27-29

Hazard: Drought ................................................................................................................ Page 29-30

Hazard: Extreme Temperature ........................................................................................ Page 30-32

Hazard: Water Supply Contamination ............................................................................ Page 32-34

Benton County III

III. Risks and Vulnerabilities ................................................................................................... Page 1

Benton County Hazard Ranking by the Hazard Mitigation Committee ........................... Page 1-2

West Central Minnesota Regional Natural Hazard Rankings chart
Presidential Disaster Declarations in Benton County, 1965-2001 chart ............................ Page 2-3
GIS-Based Hazards Assessment ............................................................................................... Page 3
           Analyzing Risks ..................................................................................................... Page 3
           Hazard Impact Score chart ..................................................................................... Page 4

Historical Frequency of Hazards chart
Individual Hazard Risk Score chart
Composite Risk Score chart ....................................................................................................... Page 4

Analyzing Vulnerabilities .......................................................................................................... Page 5

                   Total Population chart
                   Population under 18 chart
                   Minority Population chart
                   Social Vulnerability Score chart ............................................................................. Page 5

Combining Risks and Vulnerabilities ...................................................................................... Page 6

                   Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score chart
                   Composite Risk Score – definition
                   Social Vulnerability Score – definition
                   Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score – definition ................................................... Page 6

Benton County IV

IV. Goals, Objectives and Mitigation Strategies
Brief Discussion of How Priorities Selected.............................................................................. Page 1
Hazard: Summer Storms ..................................................................................................... Page 1-2
Hazard: Hazardous Materials ............................................................................................. Page 2-3
Hazard: Fire .......................................................................................................................... Page 3-4
Hazard: Flood........................................................................................................................ Page 4-5
Hazard: Infectious Disease / Bio-Terrorism ....................................................................... Page 5-6
Hazard: Winter Storm ......................................................................................................... Page 6-7
Hazard: Radiological Incident ............................................................................................. Page 7-8
Hazard: Terrorist Attack ..................................................................................................... Page 8-9
Hazard: Drought ................................................................................................................. Page 9-10
Hazard: Extreme Temperatures ..................................................................................... Page 10-11
Hazard: Water Contamination ........................................................................................ Page 11-12

Benton County V

V. The Planning Process

Organizations involved ............................................................................................................... Page 1

Various Ways Input Was Sought
           Letter of Explanation with Survey
           Letter of Invitation .................................................................................................. Page 2
                  Working draft of plan made available on website
                  Local media
                  Public Meetings
                  Benton County Board Presentation ..................................................................... Page 3-4

Hazard Mitigation Survey Data ................................................................................................ Page 5

Hazard Mitigation Survey Disaster Priority Ranking chart .................................................. Page 6

Occupation of Hazard Mitigation Survey Respondents chart ................................................ Page 6

Sample Hazard Mitigation Survey ...................................................................................... Page 7-10

Plan Maintenance Process ................................................................................. Page 11
Benton County VI – Map/Figure files ................................................................................. Page 1-82

Figure 1 – Benton County – location within state ........................................................................ Page 1
Figure 2 – Benton County – showing townships .......................................................................... Page 2
Figure 3 – Benton County Topography ........................................................................................ Page 3
Figure 8 – Benton County Hydrology .......................................................................................... Page 4
Figure 9 – Benton County Land Use ............................................................................................ Page 5
Figure 10 – Important Facilities .................................................................................................... Page 6
Figure 11 – DNR Land Ownership ............................................................................................... Page 7
Figure 12 – Benton County Roadways ......................................................................................... Page 8
Figure 13 – Benton County Railroads .......................................................................................... Page 9
Figure 14 – Benton County Population Density ......................................................................... Page 10
Figure 15 – Benton County Emergency Responders .................................................................. Page 11
Figure 16 – Benton County Hazmat Transportation ................................................................... Page 12
Figure 19 – Benton County Hazmat Facilities ............................................................................ Page 13
Figure 21 – Benton County Floodplains ..................................................................................... Page 14
Figure 22 – Benton County Feedlots .......................................................................................... Page 15
Figure 23 – Benton County Wells .............................................................................................. Page 16
Figure 26 – Benton County Vulnerable Populations ................................................................. Page 17
Figure 27 – Benton County Composite Risk Score .................................................................... Page 18
Figure 28 – Benton County Social Vulnerability Score ............................................................. Page 19
Figure 29 – Benton County Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score .............................................. Page 20
Figure 30 – Hazard Mitigation Survey Responses ..................................................................... Page 21
Figure 31 – Benton County Cities .............................................................................................. Page 22
A-1        City of Foley ............................................................................................................ Page 23
A-2        City of Foley ............................................................................................................ Page 24
A-3        City of Foley ............................................................................................................ Page 25
A-4        City of Foley – Hazardous Materials Sites .............................................................. Page 26
A-5        City of Foley – Hazardous Materials Sites .............................................................. Page 27
A-6        City of Foley – Floodplains...................................................................................... Page 28
A-7        City of Foley – Floodplains...................................................................................... Page 29
A-8        City of Foley – Composite Risk Score ..................................................................... Page 30
A-9        City of Foley – Social Vulnerability Score .............................................................. Page 31
A-10       City of Foley – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ............................................... Page 32
A-11   City of Foley – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ............................................... Page 33
B-1    City of Gilman.......................................................................................................... Page 34
B-2    City of Gilman.......................................................................................................... Page 35
B-3    City of Gilman.......................................................................................................... Page 36
B-4    City of Gilman – Composite Risk Score .................................................................. Page 37
B-5    City of Gilman – Social Vulnerability Score ........................................................... Page 38
B-6    City of Gilman – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ............................................ Page 39
B-7    City of Gilman – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ............................................ Page 40
C-1    City of Rice .............................................................................................................. Page 41
C-2    City of Rice .............................................................................................................. Page 42
C-3    City of Rice .............................................................................................................. Page 43
C-4    City of Rice – Hazmat Facilities .............................................................................. Page 44
C-5    City of Rice – Hazmat Facilities .............................................................................. Page 45
C-6    City of Rice – Floodplains ....................................................................................... Page 46
C-7    City of Rice – Floodplains ....................................................................................... Page 47
C-8    City of Rice – Composite Risk Score ...................................................................... Page 48
C-9    City of Rice – Social Vulnerability Score ................................................................ Page 49
C-10   City of Rice – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ................................................ Page 50
C-11   City of Rice – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ................................................ Page 51
D-1    City of Ronneby ....................................................................................................... Page 52
D-2    City of Ronneby ....................................................................................................... Page 53
D-3    City of Ronneby ....................................................................................................... Page 54
D-4    City of Ronneby – Floodplains ................................................................................ Page 55
D-5    City of Ronneby – Floodplains ................................................................................ Page 56
D-6    City of Ronneby – Composite Risk Score ............................................................... Page 57
D-7    City of Ronneby – Social Vulnerability Score ......................................................... Page 58
D-8    City of Ronneby – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ......................................... Page 59
D-9    City of Ronneby – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ......................................... Page 60
E-1    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) .............................................. Page 61
E-2    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) .............................................. Page 62
E-3    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) .............................................. Page 63
E-4    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) – Hazmat Facilities .............. Page 64
E-5    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) – Hazmat Facilities .............. Page 65
E-6    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) – Floodplains ....................... Page 66
E-7    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) – Floodplains ....................... Page 67
E-8    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part) – Composite Risk Score ...... Page 68
E-9    Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part)
                                       – Social Vulnerability Score ............................................. Page 69
E-10   Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part)
                        – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ............................................. Page 70
E-11   Cities of Sartell (part), Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud (part)
                        – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ............................................. Page 71
F-1    Little Rock Lake Area .............................................................................................. Page 72
F-2    Little Rock Lake Area .............................................................................................. Page 73
F-3    Little Rock Lake Area .............................................................................................. Page 74
F-4    Little Rock Lake Area – Hazmat Facilities .............................................................. Page 75
F-5    Little Rock Lake Area – Hazmat Facilities .............................................................. Page 76
F-6    Little Rock Lake Area – Floodplains ....................................................................... Page 77
F-7    Little Rock Lake Area – Floodplains ....................................................................... Page 78
F-8    Little Rock Lake Area – Composite Risk Score ...................................................... Page 79
F-9              Little Rock Lake Area – Social Vulnerability Score ............................................... Page 80
F-10             Little Rock Lake Area – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ................................ Page 81
F-11             Little Rock Lake Area – Combined Risk-Vulnerability Score ................................ Page 82

Benton County VII – Resolutions of Support
Intro page .................................................................................................................................... Page 1
Benton County Resolution ............................................................................................................ Page 2
Foley Resolution .......................................................................................................................... Page 3
Sauk Rapids Resolution ................................................................................................................ Page 4
Gilman Resolution ........................................................................................................................ Page 5
Rice Resolution ............................................................................................................................. Page 6
Ronneby Resolution ...................................................................................................................... Page 7
Intro page to final resolutions ....................................................................................................... Page 8
HSEM final approval letter ........................................................................................................... Page 9
Benton County Final Resolution ................................................................................................. Page 10
Foley Final Resolution ................................................................................................................ Page 11
Gilman Final Resolution ............................................................................................................. Page 12
Rice Final Resolution .................................................................................................................. Page 13
Ronneby Final Resolution........................................................................................................... Page 14
Sauk Rapids Final Resolution ..................................................................................................... Page 15

				
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