The Current Santee-Lynches Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was adopted on June 2015, is a community-wide effort consisting of input from 15 local entities. These organizations worked with major stakeholders in the community. The combined effort of all these entities composes a regional, multi-jurisdictional mitigation plan that considers all visions of what concentrated efforts should be placed on specific hazards and mitigation measures. The Plan is now updating to address new needs and hazard trends in Kershaw, Sumter, Clarendon, and Sumter County for the next 5 years.
Citizen survey, one of citizen participation, is a process which provides private individuals an opportunity to influence public decisions and has long been a component of the democratic decision-making process which will offer key benefit for the planner and local policymakers and state representative such as Information and ideas on public issues; Public Support for planning decisions; Avoidance of protracted conflicts and costly delays; Reservoir of goodwill which can carry over to future decisions; and Spirit of cooperation and trust between the agency and the public. All these benefits will help the regional Hazard Mitigation Plan for a better resilient community.
Please use your phone to scan the QRcode in the flyer or click the link to take a survey for Sumter County Hazard Mitigation Plan 2020-2025. Here is the survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SanteeLynchesHMP