Walton County Emergency Management Seeks Input on Hazard Reduction
The Walton County Department of Emergency Management is engaged and committed to ensuring the safety and welfare of over 68,000 people living within their county. The public is invited to help plan ways to mitigate the effects of natural, technological and human caused hazards in the Walton County area.
The first of three public meetings will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Freeport Annex Board Room located at 842 State Highway 20 East Freeport, FL. This public meeting will offer an overview of the local mitigation strategy planning process and give the public an opportunity to offer recommendations.
“This will be a multi-jurisdictional plan to identify local hazards, assess the risks and plan ways to reduce loss of life and property damage in emergency situations,” said Emergency Management Director Jeff Goldberg. “We welcome any and all input from our residents to help keep everyone safe.”
For more information, questions or media interview requests, please contact Louis Svehla, Walton County Public Information Officer at (850) 333-6404.
About Walton County Emergency Management
Walton County Emergency Management provides emergency management services for the residents, businesses, and visitors of Walton County and is considered a leader in the Florida emergency management community. Their mission is to prevent, mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover from all hazards emergencies and disasters using a whole community approach.