Kendall County, IL Unveils Updated Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan for Public Review

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Yorkville, IL – Kendall County is inviting residents to review and comment on its updated Multi-Jurisdictional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, which aims to minimize damages from severe weather and natural disasters. The public review period opens on February 20, with the Plan available at the Kendall County Public Safety Center and online.

According to county officials, the Plan, developed in collaboration with multiple municipalities and school districts, focuses on proactive strategies to protect public health and property. The public comment period extends until March 5, offering an opportunity for residents to influence the final submission to state and federal emergency management agencies.

The Plan’s development, guided by the Kendall County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee since January 2023, involves input from state and federal agencies and an emergency management consultant. It addresses the impact of severe weather and outlines specific mitigation actions.

Residents can also attend an open-house forum at the Oswego Fire Protection District Station 1 on February 20 to discuss the Plan. This initiative demonstrates Kendall County’s commitment to preparedness and public safety in the face of natural hazards.

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