In 2023, the Town adopted an updated All Hazards Mitigation Plan (AHMP) in accordance with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) requirements. Our previous plan was adopted in 2016, and updates are required every 5 years.
A Hazard Mitigation Plan is a document developed by a community and approved by FEMA. It identifies local policies and actions that can be implemented over the long term to reduce risk and future losses from hazards. These mitigation policies and actions are identified based on an assessment of hazards vulnerabilities and risks