Hays County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Status

Jan. 23, 2017

 Hays County has completed the countywide update of the Hays County Hazard Mitigation Plan, which includes participation from all cities and villages in Hays County as well as the County itself.

        A Hazard Mitigation Plan outlines actions that can be taken to reduce or elimi­nate long-term risk to people and their property from natural hazards. It is an effective tool in identifying risks from and vulnerabilities to natural hazards, allowing communities to take action to protect its people and infrastructure before disasters occur. These plans are required as a condition for receiving federal mitigation grant funding for projects. The plan is updated every five years. The current plan is available at the Hays County Web Site under “Community – Hazard Mitigation Plan Update” or at


      For further information regarding the plan, please contact Kharley Smith, Hays County Emergency Services Director at Kharley.Smith@co.hays.tx.us or Lindsey McLune, Hays County Grants Writer at Lindsay.mcclune@co.hays.tx.us

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update to Court 31Jan2017