NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The North Myrtle Beach City Council has passed a resolution adopting a Hazard Mitigation plan update.
The city's current rating under the plan results in savings of nearly $1.3 million for North Myrtle Beach property owners who pay flood insurance premiums, the city is aiming to maintain and try to improve its rating under the updated plan.
For local governments to remain eligble for FEMA grands and funding, the city is required to prepare and adopt a Hazard Mitigation Plan.
City Council held a public hearing meeting September 21 and discussed recommendations for the next five years that could improve the city's preparedness for floods and other hazards.
For previous coverage on the Hazard Mitigation plan, click here.