Announcements

FEMA-Approved Plan now available

posted Jul 16, 2014, 1:53 PM by Matt Bodnar

The FEMA-Approved Ocean County Multi-Jurisdictional All-Hazard Mitigation Plan is now available for download on the project website. View and download the full document, including the signed municipal adoptions, by visiting this link.

Municipal Ordinance Posted for Download

posted May 6, 2014, 8:17 AM by Matt Bodnar

An editable (Microsoft Word) version of the sample Municipal Adoption Resolution for the 2014 Multi-jurisdictional All Hazard Mitigation Plan for Ocean County is available for download on the Project Documents page of this website. Municipalities may download the form and tailor it to their municipality and submit the form in order to officially adopt the Ocean County HMP.

Ocean County HMP Gets APA Status

posted Apr 15, 2014, 12:05 PM by Matt Bodnar

We are pleased to share that the Ocean County Hazard Mitigation Plan was granted Approval-Pending-Adoption status from FEMA Region II on April 10, 2014. This means that the plan is ready to be adopted by Ocean County and its municipalities. Check back soon for more details on adopting the plan in your jurisdiction, and don't forget to check out theAPA plan online.

Ocean County Hazard Mitigation Plan Resubmitted to State and FEMA today

posted Apr 4, 2014, 10:51 AM by Matt Bodnar

Comments on the draft of the Ocean County HMP were received from FEMA on March, 12, 2014. Today, April 4, 2014, a revised version of the plan was resubmitted by Ocean County for state and FEMA approval. We hope to share news of final approval of the plan soon.

Draft of HMP submitted to FEMA

posted Jan 22, 2014, 12:17 PM by Matt Bodnar

On January 24, 2014, the New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management submitted the draft of Ocean County's Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan to FEMA for review. FEMA will complete the review of the plan by mid-March.

Draft of HMP Submitted to the State OEM

posted Dec 12, 2013, 8:46 AM by Matt Bodnar

We're pleased to announce that a draft of the 2013 Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Ocean County was submitted to the New Jersey State Office of Emergency Management (OEM) on December 5, 2013. 
Please browse to 'DRAFT Hazard Mitigation Plan' in the sidebar to download and view the plan.

Please review and submit comments on Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan !

posted Oct 15, 2013, 11:12 AM by Matt Bodnar

The Ocean County Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for stakeholder and public review from October 15 to November 15, 2013.  Please browse to 'DRAFT Hazard Mitigation Plan' in the sidebar to download the plan and to submit comments using the 'Have a comment or mitigation ideas?' callout box.  Thanks for your time and good ideas!

Live or work in Ocean County? We need your input!

posted May 23, 2013, 2:25 PM by Matt Bodnar

Want to add your personal input to the Ocean County 2013 Hazard Mitigation Plan? Follow the link provided below and fill out the Public Outreach Survey:


Thanks for taking the time to better inform us about your community. Your input is an important part of developing a well-informed plan with the ultimate goal of making Ocean County more resilient and disaster-resistant.

Public & Stakeholder Meetings on May 14th & 20th, 2013

posted May 1, 2013, 2:05 PM by Matt Bodnar

Public Open Houses will be held for Ocean County community members to provide input to the Ocean County 2013 Hazard Mitigation Plan. Residents, local officials, industry, academia, and others are encouraged to attend. The details of the meetings are as follows:

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Brief presentations at 4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.

Ocean County Office of Emergency Management

RJ Miller Air Park

Rt. 530 & Mule Rd.

Berkeley Township, NJ


Monday, May 20, 2013

3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Brief presentations at 4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.

Ocean County Southern Service Center

179 S. Main St.

Manahawkin, NJ 08050

For directions to the RJ Miller Air Park and to download the meeting flyer, please go to the Project Documents page of the website.

Available Online: Handouts and Presentation from Risk Assessment Meeting

posted Feb 14, 2013, 11:40 AM by Matt Bodnar

The powerpoint presentation from the Risk Assessment Meeting on Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 is posted under the 'Project Documents' on the website:


Follow the link to download and view the presentation or any of the handouts distributed at the meeting. For anyone who missed the meeting, contact sheets for municipalities and stakeholders have been uploaded, so feel free to fill out the appropriate form and send it to: sbowen@mbakercorp.com.

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