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Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Website


The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) has obtained grant funding through the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) to update existing Hazard Mitigation Plans (HMP's) for Kutztown University. Pre-disaster planning reduces long-term risk to people and property from natural and human-made hazards.

Recent Announcements

  • Kutztown University HMP available for Public Comment Notice is hereby given that Kutztown University intends to review the updated draft of the University Hazard Mitigation Plan and receive public comment at a meeting to be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Boehm Science Center Room 145 at the Kutztown University campus, located near Schaeffer Lane in Kutztown, PA 19530‎.  For persons with disabilities, please contact Stephen Helms, Director of University Environmental Health and Safety, at 610-683-4050, to discuss accommodations.  A draft of the plan and information about the project can be found at the project website, http://www.kutztownuniversityhmp.com/.  
    Posted Mar 20, 2015, 5:22 AM by David Boehm
  • Steering Committee Meeting Minutes of March 10, 2015 Meeting minutes from the Steering Committee meeting held March 10, 2015 to discuss the revisions to the Kutztown University Hazard Mitigation Plan in preparation for the 30-day public review period. The next meeting is posted on the calendar section of the web page.
    Posted Mar 12, 2015, 4:42 AM by David Boehm
  • Emergency Go-bag winner! Ms. Mary Keller, Administrative Assistant in the Kutztown University Foundation & Alumni Relations Office, is the winner of the Emergency Preparedness Go-Bag awarded by the University’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Steering Committee.  Ms. Keller was one of the survey respondents who participated in the KU Hazard Mitigation Plan Campus-Community Survey and,  by providing her email address at the end of the survey, entered her for the chance to win the Emergency Go-Bag.  Congratulations! - KU Hazard Mitigation Plan Steering Committee
    Posted Dec 4, 2014, 4:59 AM by David Boehm
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