Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)

See HERE for the 2020 Local Mitigation Strategy for Walton County
 Join us for our next Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Meeting, Wednesday, January 10, 2024 from 2PM - 4PM at the Freeport Annex. This meeting is open to the public and we encourage our community to attend. 

 The purpose of the Walton County Local Mitigation Strategy Work Group is to plan for a decrease in the vulnerability of the citizens, governments, businesses, and institutions of Walton County from the future human, economic and environmental costs of natural, technological, and human caused disasters. This group is made up of representatives from local, State, and Federal agencies, business and industry, and private citizens to develop, monitor, implement, and maintain a comprehensive multi-jurisdictional plan for hazard mitigation that is be intended to accomplish this purpose and to promote a sustainable and disaster-resistant community.
Meeting Dates and Times
 The LMS Working Group meetings are held quarterly from 9:00am until 10:30am. Please monitor the Walton County Emergency Management Facebook page and the Walton County online calendar for the dates and locations.

LMS Documents and Links

Walton County Local Mitigation Strategy and Certifications (2020) 

2020 LMS Plan 

2020 FEMA Compliance Letter 

2020 FEMA Approval Letter

 LMS Meeting Agendas & Minutes
 May be viewed from the county Agendas & Minutes page. Please note that minutes for meetings prior to May 20, 2009 are in appendix C-1 of the Walton County LMS Plan Update 2010 appendices.
LMS Officers and Member