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Public meeting held on hazard mitigation plan

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett County Office of Emergency Management is holding a public meeting Monday to discuss its hazard mitigation plan.

The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at the county's emergency operation center, located at 800 Hi Hope Road in Lawrenceville. Attendees will received an overview of the hazard mitigation planning process and be given the opportunity to provide feedback and recommendations.

The Gwinnett County Office of Emergency Management is part of the Gwinnett County Police Department. Its tasks include "planning for emergencies and disasters, responding to incidents as a coordinating agency, directing mitigation against hazards and assisting ... in recovery after an incident."

The office's final mitigation plan will be submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for approval.