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      Mitigation

      Plexos Group

       

      Planning, Development & Application

      The Plexos Team Develops Mitigation Strategies To Reduce or Eliminate Long-Term Risks

      Plexos Group partners with state and local governments to execute Hazard Mitigation programs that identify risks and vulnerabilities associated with natural disasters.

      Funding Solutions

      The Plexos team develops strategies to maximize funding to mitigation efforts by drawing from all available funding streams to provide comprehensive project solutions.

      We bring solutions from our engagements across the country and actively seek to partner with our clients and local private sector stakeholders to:

        Provide informative and accurate assessments

        Plan for and mitigate effects of future events

        Accelerate program funding & expenditures

        Leave no available funding behind

      Funding Solutions | Plexos
      According to a study by the National Institute of Building Sciences, on average, $1 spent on federally funded mitigation grants saves the nation $6 in future disaster costs.

      Mitigation Strategies

      At Plexos, we execute hazard mitigation programs to address natural disaster risks and vulnerabilities. 

      Acquisition of real property for open space use

      Retrofitting structures to minimize damages from high winds, earthquake, flood, wildfire, etc.

      Elevation of flood-prone structures and minor flood control projects such as ring levees and floodwall systems designed to protect critical facilities

      Post-disaster building code related activities that support building code officials during the reconstruction process

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      FEMA Mitigation

      Based on our in-depth experience, our team will help school districts identify opportunities within their disaster area appropriate for hazard mitigation.

      We are on hand to coordinate the rebuild of facilities and incorporate resiliency measures, as appropriate, within every engagement.

        Real property acquisitions for open space use

        Key renovations and additions to aging buildings

        Sustainability enhancements for building longevity

        Elevation of flood-prone structures

        Minor flood control projects

        Post-disaster building code related activities

      FEMA Mitigation | Plexos

      Leave No Funding Behind 

      We maximize the full potential of FEMA funding for state and local governments, territories and school districts.

      Sustainable Communities

      Long-term recovery efforts re-establish a healthy, functioning community that will sustain itself over time. We work side-by-side with our clients to lessen the impact of devastation in their communities from future disasters.

      Strategy Development

      The Plexos team develops strategies to maximize funding to mitigation efforts by drawing from all available funding streams to provide comprehensive project solutions.

      Partner Solutions

      We bring solutions from our engagements across the country and actively seek to partner with our clients and local private sector stakeholders to provide informative and accurate assessments and plan for and mitigate the effects of future events.

      Disaster Mitigation Experience

      Our major disaster mitigation experience encompasses hurricanes, floods, fire, tornadoes and explosions.

      Plexos Group has had tremendous success using all three FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance programs.

      1. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

      2. The Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program

      3. The Flood Mitigation Assistance Program

      $103M FEMA Pilot Program for the Louisiana Combined Watershed Study DR-4277. $8.2M Sooner Safe Room Program – Moore Tornadoes DR-411.

      6+ decades of combined SME experience with compliance and monitoring of CDBG and CDBG-DR programs at the state and local level with HUD, HUD OIG, GAO, OMB, and legislative auditors.

      Ready to Develop & Manage Your Action Plan

      We tailor CDBG-MIT Action Plans to address the unique mitigation needs of the grantee in conjunction with the State Hazard Mitigation Plan, and regional and local plans to meet all Federal Register Notice Requirements.

      Our Mitigation Needs Analysis will identify and effectively address risks to essential services that enable continuous operation of critical business and government functions in addition to critical human health, safety, or economic security functions.

      Our CDBG-DR Services

       

      Comprehensive Sub-recipient Services

      Pre-funding: 

        CDBG-MIT project identification

        Streamlined CDBG-MIT subrecipient application support

      Post-funding: 

        Subrecipient project start-up activities

        Evidentiary materials gathering

        Tracking and reporting systems

      General Grant Admission 

        CDBG-MIT compliance requirements

        Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) processes

      CDBG-MIT Action Plan

      Below are summary of steps taken on Plexos Group's CDBG-MIT action plan:

       
      Requirements

      Assist the grantee to meet all FRN requirements, HUD timelines, and mitigation requirement

       
      Assessment

      Assist the grantee to conduct capacity and assessment to identify mitigation needs and use of CDBG-MIT funds

       
      Collaboration

      Coordinate with the grantee and other identified stakeholders to ensure the mitigation needs assessment and Action Plan are consistent with the current hazard mitigation plan

       
      Citizen Participation

      Develop Citizen Participation Plan and Outreach Strategy and conduct one (1) hearing prior to 45-day public comment period and one (1) after the public comment process has been initiated

       
      Program Needs

      Incorporate mitigation needs analysis and public input into the allocation of funding and design of mitigation program

       
      Communication 

      Translate document, post for public comment, respond to public comments and submit to HUD

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