Allegheny Announcements

Final Meeting Materials Now Online

posted Jun 9, 2015, 3:08 PM by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

The meeting materials from the June 1 public meeting and the June 2 municipal final meeting are now available in the Allegheny Library. The draft plan will be posted on June 22 for 30 days of public comment.
If your municipality has not yet participated, please get in touch with the consultant planners Christine (ccaggiano(at) or Madeleine (Madeleine.Fincham(at)

Final Public Meeting and Municipal Workshop: June 1 & 2

posted May 13, 2015, 1:53 PM by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

Please join us to discuss the draft 2015 Allegheny County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update on June 1 and 2, 2015.

The first meeting will be open house style on Monday, June 1st from 2 pm – 7:30 pm at the Green Tree municipal building (10 W. Manila Avenue, Pittsburgh PA, 15220). Come to the meeting and stay as long as you like! This meeting will be open to all: members of the public, municipal leaders, and other stakeholders.

The second meeting opportunity is intended for municipal representatives only and will be held from 10 am – 11 am on Tuesday, June 2nd at the Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services Building, (400 North Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, PA).

RSVP For the Risk Assessment/Mitigation Solutions Workshops in April

posted Apr 1, 2015, 8:33 AM by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

The online RSVP form for the April 14 and 15 meetings and office hours is now online at Allegheny RSVPs. Please let us know which meeting you are attending.
As a reminder, each municipality in Allegheny County must attend at least one meeting, complete at least one form, and have at least one mitigation action to be allowed to adopt the plan and be eligible for certain kinds of FEMA funding. If you missed the first meeting, you can still catch up! The worksheets and materials are online in the Allegheny Library. Forms can be brought to the April meetings, emailed to the consultant planner at, or faxed to 215-568-1349.

Upcoming Hazard Mitigation Planning Workshop April 14-15!!!

posted Mar 20, 2015, 7:58 AM by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency   [ updated Mar 20, 2015, 8:18 AM ]

Hello all! As a reminder, the next Hazard Mitigation Planning workshop for Allegheny County will be held on Tuesday, April 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and an "open door" workshop anytime between 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. As a reminder, the municipality representative only has to attend ONE of the listed meetings. Similar to the February meetings, we are offering different days and times to accommodate everyone's busy schedules. Also, the meetings will be held in the same location as our last meeting, 400 N. Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, in the "Situation Room."
For those from the February meeting, who have not e-mailed, mailed, or faxed their Capability Assessment, please bring it with you to this upcoming meeting! We will be focusing on the Mitigation Strategy, as well as sharing the results we calculated based on your Risk Assessment Surveys from the last meeting! 
If anyone has any questions or suggestions for additional stakeholders/participants to invite to the upcoming meeting, please let Chrissy know, 215.446.5193 or !
See you all in mid-April! 

Allegheny County Announces the Kick-Off of the 2015 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

posted Feb 22, 2015, 2:27 PM by Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

On February 24 and 25, Allegheny County will begin the update process for its Hazard Mitigation Plan. This Plan will serve as a blueprint for reducing property damage and saving lives from the effects of future natural disasters in our community.  This Plan is also required in order for Allegheny County and your municipality to be eligible to receive certain types of state and federal disaster relief funds after a disaster occurs.
All HMP update documents will be available on this website in the Allegheny County HMP Library.
If you are interested in attending one of the kickoff meetings, please RSVP online at: Allegheny RSVPs.
Questions? Comments? Contact the consultant planner, Christine Caggiano, AICP at ccaggiano (at) or 215-446-5193.

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