Section I: Introduction
This section provides an overview of the county, the purpose of the plan, and highlights some demographic information. It also contains the goals and objectives for the plan.
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Section II: Planning Process
This section discusses the process used to create the 2010 LMS. It contains a list of participants, public meetings, and methods of integration with other county plans and documents.
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Section III: Risk Assessment
This section includes a hazard identification which provides a profile of each natural hazard that could affect Polk County. This includes the location, extent, impact, and probability of future occurrences. Also in this section are damage estimates and building inventories. This provides an overview of how much damage could be done for a certain type of hazard, as well as the amount of buildings and critical facilities.
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Section VI: Mitigation Strategy
This section contains a project list for mitigation actions, new and old. The list of actions will be prioritized using the STAPLEE cost-benefit review. A completed Project Worksheet must be completed to submit a new project to be included in the LMS.
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Section V: Implementation and Evaluation
This section includes the method of periodic evaluation for the LMS, ensuring that the information stays current. It also includes responsibilities for different departments and parties when it comes to implementing and monitoring the plan and its actions.
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