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Director: Douglas J. ten Hoopen

SKAGIT COUNTY
2008 NATURAL HAZARDS MITIGATION PLAN


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PRECEDING DOCUMENTS

Special Thanks & Acknowledgements
Point of Contact
Record of Changes
List of Plan Recipients
FEMA Plan Approval Letter April 2009
How To Use This Plan
Table of Contents (This page)

SECTION I: THE PLANNING PROCESS (Title Page)

Introduction
Overview 2008 Plan Update
Plan Methodology
Plan Development Process
Plan Adoption
Plan Maintenance

SECTION II: MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL HAZARD IDENTIFICATION (Title Page)

Multi-Jurisdictional Community Profile

Maps:
MJ - 1 (Skagit County Map)
MJ - 2 (Skagit County Drainage Basins Map)
MJ - 3 (Skagit County Average Precipitation Map)
MJ - 4 (Skagit County Population Density by Census Block (2000) Map)
MJ - 5 (Skagit County Projected Population Growth 2000-2025 Map)

Avalanche
Drought
Earthquake
Fire

Maps:
FIRE - 1 (Skagit County Fire Districts)
FIRE - 2 (Skagit County Fire Districts and Industrial Forest Lands
FIRE - 3 (Skagit County Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Risk Assessment Compartments based on NFPA299 Risk Assessment)
FIRE - 4 (Skagit County Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Risk Assessment based on NFPA299 Risk Assessment)
FIRE - 5 (Skagit County Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Risk Assessment based on NFPA299 Risk Assessment and Fire Causes)
FIRE - 6 (Skagit County Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Risk Assessment based on NFPA299 Risk Assessment Total Acres Burned by Wildfire)

Flood

Maps:
FL - 1 (FEMA FIRM for Skagit County)
FL - 2 (Skagit County FEMA Insured Parcels)
FL - 3 (Washington State NFIP Repetitive Loss Project Skagit County)
FL - 4 (Skagit County Land Use Designations and FEMA 100-year Floodplain)
FL - 5 (Skagit County Dike Districts by Assessor Tax Role)
FL - 6 (Skagit County Flood Fight Sectors)

Land Movement

Maps:
LM - 1 (Skagit County Slope Stability (Area of WADNR Soil Survey))
LM - 2 (Skagit County Alluvial Fans)

Severe Storms
Tsunami/Seiche

TS – 1 (Tsunami Inundation Areas in Skagit County Map)
TS – 2 (Tsunami Inundation Areas – Skyline Map)
TS - 3 (Tsunami Inundation Areas – Alexander Beach Map)
TS - 4 (Tsunami Inundation Areas – Samish Island Map)

Volcanic Event


SECTION III: MULTI-JURISDICTION/MULTI-HAZARD MITIGATION (Title Page)

Multi-Jurisdiction/Multi-Hazard Mitigation Goals and Action Items
Corps of Engineers Skagit General Investigation Mitigation Measures
Stakeholder/Citizen Suggested Mitigation Strategies and Projects
USACE Skagit GI Project Description

Map
USACE Skagit GI Site Map


SECTION IV: JURISDICTION-SPECIFIC INFORMATION;
HAZARD VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND PROPOSED MITIGATION STRATEGIES
(Title Page)

Natural Hazard Rating Process
Natural Hazard Rating By Jurisdiction

City of Anacortes

Maps:
ANA - 1 (Anacortes Neighborhoods Map)
ANA - 2 (Anacortes Tsunami Map)

City of Burlington

Town of Concrete

Maps:
CONC - 1 (Concrete Neighborhoods Map)
CONC - 2 (Concrete Volcanic Activity Map)
CONC - 3 (Concrete 100-year Floodplain Map)

Town of Hamilton

Maps:
HAM - 1 (Hamilton Neighborhoods Map)
HAM - 2 (Hamilton 100-year Floodplain Map)

Town of La Conner

Jurisdiction-Specific Vulnerability Assessment & Mitigation Strategies Overview
Current Land Uses and Potential for New Development
Future Land Uses and General Development Trends
Comparison of Jurisdictional Relative Risk
Neighborhood Types and Structure Characteristics
Estimated Population at Risk by Hazard
Estimated Value of Structures at Risk by Hazard
Critical Facilities Identified
Mitigation-Related Policy Statements and Citations
Action Plan for Hazard Reduction
Maps:
LACON - 1 (La Conner Neighborhoods Map)
LACON - 2 (La Conner 100-year Floodplain Map)
LACON - 3 (La Conner Tsunami Map)


Town of Lyman

Maps:
LYM - 1 (Lyman Neighborhoods Map)
LYM - 2 (Lyman 100-year Floodplain Map)

City of Mount Vernon

Maps:
MV - 1 (Mount Vernon Neighborhoods Map)
MV - 2 (Mount Vernon 100-year Floodplain Map)
MV - 3 (Parcels and Structures in the Floodplain)
MV - 4 (City Owned Property)
MV – 5 (Aerial View of Proposed Downtown Flood Wall and Re-Development)

City of Sedro-Woolley

Maps:
SW - 1 (Sedro-Woolley Neighborhoods Map)
SW - 2 (Sedro-Woolley 100-year Floodplain Map)

Samish Indian Nation

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

Maps:
SITC-1 Neighborhood Map
SITC-2 Critical Facilities Map
SITC-3 Zoning Map
SITC-4 Aerial View Map
SITC-5 Topgraphy Roads and Buildings Map

Upper Skagit Indian Tribe

Maps:
US-1 Aerial of Helmick Road Reservation
US-2 Aerial of Bow Hill Complex

Unincorporated Skagit County

Maps:
SC - 1 (Skagit County Hazard Mitigation Neighborhoods Map)

Special Purpose Districts

Dike Districts

Dike District #1
Dike District #3
Dike District #4
Dike District #5
Dike District #9
Dike District #12
Dike District #17
Dike District #19
Dike District #20
Dike District #22
Dike District #25

Drainage Districts

Drainage District #14
Drainage District #15
Drainage District #16
Drainage District #18
Drainage District #19
Drainage District #21
Drainage District #22
Drainage District #25

Fire Districts

Fire District #2
Fire District #5
Fire District #8
Fire District #11
Fire District #13
Fire District #16
Fire District #17

Hospital Districts

Hospital District #1 (Skagit Valley Hospital)
Hospital District #304 (United General Hospital)
Hospital District #2 (Island Hospital)

Housing Authority

Housing Authority of Skagit County

Library Districts

La Conner Regional Library District

Parks and Recreation

Fidalgo Park and Recreation District

Port Districts

Port of Anacortes
Port of Skagit County

Maps:
Bayview Airport Map
LaConner Marina

School Districts

Anacortes School District
Burlington-Edison School District
La Conner School District
Mount Vernon School District
Sedro-Woolley School District

Utilities

Public Utility District #1
Sewer District #1
Maps: East | West

SECTION V: APPENDICES (Title Page)

Appendix A Local Adoption Resolutions
Appendix B RAMS
Appendix C Federal Mitigation Programs Activities Initiatives
Appendix D Listing of Reference Materials