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TOWN OF PINEVILLE MITIGATION ACTION PLAN Riskvs.CapabilityHAZARD RISK  LimitedModerate High OVERALL CAPABILITYHigh ü  Moderate    Limited     2015 MITIGATION ACTIONS Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 1 Mitigation Goal: Mitigation Category: Hazard(s) Addressed: Priority (High, Moderate, Low): Estimated Cost: Potential Funding Sources: Lead Agency/Department Responsible: Implementation Schedule:     STATUS UPDATE FOR 2010 MITIGATION ACTIONS Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 1Maintain continued compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through implementation and periodic evaluation of the following higher regulatory standard (in addition to basic required compliance actions):a)    Development standards linked to Community Floodplain (Future Conditions)b)    Require critical facilities protection to 500-year flood levelsc)    Require parking lots to be elevated (no more than six inches deep in any parking space during Community Flood event)d)    Require dry land access for new or substantially improved buildings (above Community Flood BFE)e)    Levee restrictionsf)     Cumulative substantial damage improvement provisiong)    Prohibit basements below flood level on filled lotsMitigation Goal:#5Mitigation Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Local staff timePotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:In coordination with MCSWSImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Currently maintaining protocols from 2010.  Staff will attend NFIP training workshops in March 2015 and work to better maintain CRS records.  Town has adopted revised Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances which take into account stricter development controls.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 2In coordination with MCSWS, continue participation in the NFIP Community Rating System (CRS) with the goal of increasing CRS credit points to become a Class 5 community of better within five years.Mitigation Goal:#5Mitigation Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Local staff timePotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:In coordination with MCSWSImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2015 Status Update:In Progress.  The Town of Pineville has attained the rank of Class 6.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 3Minimize the potential for future stormwater flooding throughout the Town by means of the following actions:

  1. Encourage residents to keep storm drains clear of debris during/after storms;
  2. Routinely clean storm water drains; and
  3. Repair storm water drains as necessary.

Mitigation Goal:#1, #2Mitigation Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:

  1. No extra cost – the Town of Pineville maintains a monthly newsletter that can be used to support this action
  2. Staff time and resources
  3. Costs based on damages, maintenance

Potential Funding Sources:

  1. Local budget
  2. Staff Time and resources
  3.  Natural Resources Conservation Service—Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program, Natural Resources Conservation Service—Watershed Surveys and Planning, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—Floodplain Management Services, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Public Assistance

Lead Agency/Department Responsible:

  1. Town Administrator
  2. Public Works/ Mecklenburg County Storm Water
  3. Public Works/ Mecklenburg County Storm Water

Implementation Schedule:Quarterly/Bi-annually2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Town actively cleans and maintains storm water drains.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 4Advertise and promote the availability of flood insurance.Mitigation Goal:#2Mitigation Category:Public Education and AwarenessHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:No extra cost – the Town of Pineville maintains a monthly newsletter that can be used to support this actionPotential Funding Sources:Local BudgetLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:Quarterly/Bi-annually2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Town continues to maintain monthly newsletter used to support this action.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 5Encourage clustering of residential lots outside of known hazard areas through the development and use of subdivision design and review guidelines.Mitigation Goal:#5Mitigation Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:Flood, Wildfire, Landslide, Dam/Levee FailurePriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning DepartmentImplementation Schedule:6-12 months2015 Status Update:Completed/In Progress.  Town maintains Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances to attain this goal.  The Subdivision Ordinance has been revised and updated, while the Zoning Ordinance is in the process of being updated, which will encourage residential clustering.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 6Preserve lands subject to repetitive flooding.Mitigation Goal:#5Mitigation Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Unknown/value of landPotential Funding Sources:Land Trust, Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Clean Water Management Trust FundLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2015 Status Update:Completed/In Progress.  The Town has identified properties in danger of repetitive flooding and intends to preserve or acquire these lands as funds become more available.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 7Limit the percentage of allowable impervious surface within developed parcels.Mitigation Goal:#5Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning and Zoning DepartmentImplementation Schedule:12 months2015 Status Update:Completed/In Progress.  Town maintains updated and revised Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances to attain this goal.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 8Continue to limit future development in identified flood hazard areas and prohibit new critical facilities from being located with the 500-year floodplain as required in the Town’s flood damage prevention ordinance.Mitigation Goal:#5Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning and Zoning DepartmentImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2015 Status Update:Completed/In Progress.  Town maintains Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances to attain this goal.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 9Acquire or relocate structures subject to repetitive flooding.Mitigation Goal:#1Category:Property ProtectionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:TBD, based on number and type of structuresPotential Funding Sources:Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program, Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program, Repetitive Flood Claims (RFC) program, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:As matching grant funds become available. 2015 Status Update:To Be Continued.  The Town has identified properties in danger of repetitive flooding and intends to preserve or acquire these lands as funds become more available.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 10Conduct cumulative impact analysis/studies for multiple development projects within the same watershed.Mitigation Goal:#5Category:PreventionHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:Natural Resources Conservation Service—Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program, Natural Resources Conservation Service—Watershed Surveys and Planning, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—Floodplain Management Services, Hazard Mitigation Grant ProgramLad Agency/Department Responsible:Town of Pineville, Mecklenburg CountyStorm Water Services, Public Works, GIS DepartmentImplementation Schedule:As funds become available.2015 Status Update:Deferred.  With the current economic situation, funds are not available for a cumulative impact analysis; however, the Town requires individual analysis for some major developments to be completed by the managing developer.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 11Continue to coordinate with CMEMO on enhancements to the Town’s early warning system and procedures for imminent hazard events.Mitigation Goal:#4Category:Emergency ServicesHazard(s) Addressed:Flood, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Winter Storms, Earthquakes, Landslides, Sinkholes, Drought, Wildfire, Dam/Levee FailurePriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:TBDPotential Funding Sources:FEMA—All Hazards Operational Planning, Hazard Mitigation Grant ProgramLead Agency/Department Responsible:Police and Town AdministratorImplementation Schedule:Ongoing.2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Continue to coordinate with CMEMO on an ongoing basis.  So far have not implemented singular public outreach activity due to organizational changes and staff shortages.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 12On an annual basis, coordinate with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management on a widespread public outreach activity to provide information on all natural hazards facing the area to local residents, including methods for preventing damages from hazardous conditions and how to respond when an imminent hazard threatens.Mitigation Goal:#2Mitigation Category:Public Education & AwarenessHazard(s) Addressed:Flood, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Winter Storms, Earthquakes, Landslides, Sinkholes, Drought, Wildfire, Dam/Levee FailurePriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Local staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:In coordination with CMEMO (Lead)Implementation Schedule:Annual2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Continue to coordinate with CMEMO on an ongoing basis.  So far have not implemented singular public outreach activity due to organizational changes and staff shortages.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 13On an annual basis, coordinate with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management to provide information on all natural hazards facing the area to local planning staff and elected officials.  This should be combined with an annual progress report on the status of local mitigation actions as identified in the Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.Mitigation Goal:#5Mitigation Category:Public Education & AwarenessHazard(s) Addressed:Flood, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Winter Storms, Earthquakes, Landslides, Sinkholes, Drought, Wildfire, Dam/Levee FailurePriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Local staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:In coordination with CMEMO (Lead)Implementation Schedule:Annual2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Continue to coordinate with CMEMO on an ongoing basis.  So far have not implemented singular public outreach activity due to organizational changes and staff shortages.    STATUS UPDATE FOR ONGOING 2005 MITIGATION ACTIONS Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 3Acquire safe sites for public facilities, including schools, police and fire stations, etc.Category:Planning and Policy, Mitigation ProjectHazard(s) Addressed:Multiple HazardsPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Dependent on land values, existing ownership of propertyPotential Funding Sources:Town budgetLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town AdministratorImplementation Schedule:6-12 months2010 Status Update:Partially Completed.  The Town is completing a “Master Facilities Plan” which will include new police & fire stations in the future.  Planning staff is assisting CMS on locations for potential new schools in the Town limits.2015 Status Update:Partially Completed.  The Town has built a new police headquarters and is planning a new fire station in the future. A new elementary school has opened within town limits.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 4Develop early warning system for hazard events.Category:WarningHazard(s) Addressed:Multiple HazardsPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:$100,000Potential Funding Sources:FEMA—All Hazards Operational Planning, Hazard Mitigation Grant ProgramLead Agency/Department Responsible:Police and Town AdministratorImplementation Schedule:6-12 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  The Town has recently implemented a “Reverse 911” calling system to alert residents of potential emergencies on a local level, and the Town continues to partner with CMEMO on a larger scale2015 Status Update:In Progress.  The Town continues to partner with CMEMO on an ongoing basis.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 5Encourage residents to keep storm drains clear of debris during storms.Category:Education and OutreachHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:No extra cost—the Town of Pineville maintains a monthly newsletter that can be used to support this actionPotential Funding Sources:Local budgetLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town Administrator, Public Works DepartmentImplementation Schedule:6 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  Citizens are continually being notified about how it is important not to throw clippings down storm drains.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  Citizens are continually being notified about how it is important not to throw clippings down storm drains. The Town actively cleans and maintains storm water drains.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 6Advertise and promote the availability of flood insurance.Category:Education and OutreachHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:No extra cost—the Town of Pineville maintains a monthly newsletter that can be used to support this actionPotential Funding Sources:Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program (technical assistance or planning), NFIP materials are free of charge from FEMALead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:6 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  The Town Clerk is in the process of informing citizens by using the monthly newsletter.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  The Town actively uses the monthly newsletter for this purpose.  No new action steps have been undertaken.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 7Develop a “natural runoff” or “zero discharge” policy for storm water in subdivision design regulations.Category:Planning and PolicyHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Staff time and resources (See Planning Advisory Service Report #473—Subdivision Design in Flood Hazard Areas. 1997. American Planning Association.Potential Funding Sources:Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) program (technical assistance or planning)Lead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning and Zoning DepartmentImplementation Schedule:3 to 6 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  On July 1, 2007, the Post-Construction Storm Water Ordinance was in effect for the Town of Pineville.  Pineville Staff works with Mecklenburg County Land Development in the initial stages of any development to help control all storm water discharge.2015 Status Update:Completed.  The Town has revised the Subdivision Ordinance which affects storm water regulations, although not specifically in regards to a “natural runoff” or “zero discharge” policy. To Be Continued.  Pineville Staff continues to work with Mecklenburg County Land Development in the initial stages of any development to help control all storm water discharge.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 8Limit the percentage of allowable impervious surface within developed parcels.Category:Planning and PolicyHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning and Zoning DepartmentImplementation Schedule:3 to 6 months2010 Status Update:Deferred.  Staff is planning to update the subdivision ordinance within the year.  2015 Status Update:Completed.  The Subdivision Ordinance is updated and enforced with stricter regulations regarding impervious surfaces. To Be Continued.  The Zoning Ordinance is currently being updated and will reflect changes to regulations related to impervious surfaces.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 9Routinely clean debris from support bracing underneath low-lying bridges.Category:Planning and Policy, Mitigation ProjectHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Public Works DepartmentImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  The Public Works Department routinely checks the supports of the bridges in Town.  If any material is stuck, they will clear it out to prevent any clogging and backups.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  The Public Works Department routinely checks the supports of the bridges in Town.  If any material is stuck, they will clear it out to prevent any clogging and backups.  No new actions have been implemented.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 10Routinely inspect the functioning of fire hydrants.Category:Planning and PolicyHazard(s) Addressed:WildfirePriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Fire DepartmentImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  The Volunteer Fire Department checks the fire hydrants regularly.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  The Volunteer Fire Department checks the fire hydrants regularly.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 11Provide training for 911 dispatchers during natural disasters.Category:Training and ExercisesHazard(s) Addressed:All HazardsPriority (High, Moderate, Low):HighEstimated Cost:Cost of 911 equipment trainingPotential Funding Sources:Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)Lead Agency/Department Responsible:Police and Fire DepartmentsImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  Absolved into normal training practices for 911 dispatchers.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  This continues to be a part of normal training practices for 911 dispatchers.  No new action steps have been undertaken.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 12Train emergency responders and managers for flood emergencies.Category:Training and ExercisesHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):Moderate to HighEstimated Cost:Cost of equipment and training classesPotential Funding Sources:Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG), Emergency Management Institute, Department of Justice—State and Local Domestic Preparedness Exercise Support, Department of Homeland Security—Citizen CorpsLead Agency/Department Responsible:Police and Fire DepartmentsImplementation Schedule:To be integrated into ongoing police and fire training2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing, Absolved into normal training practices for Police and Fire Departments.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  This continues to be a part of normal training practices for Police and Fire Departments.  No new action steps have been undertaken.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 13Equip emergency responders and managers for flood emergencies.Category:Mitigation ProjectHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):Moderate to HighEstimated Cost:Cost of equipmentPotential Funding Sources:Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (7% set aside), Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)Lead Agency/Department Responsible:Police and Fire DepartmentsImplementation Schedule:12 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing, The town has and continues to purchase new equipment for the Police and Fire Departments.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  The Town has now implemented a Capital Improvements Program to help pay for new equipment for the Police and Fire Departments and other major expenditures to prepare for flood and other emergencies.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 14Train staff and educate the community on local vulnerability to hazards.Category:Training and ExercisesHazard(s) Addressed:All HazardsPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resources, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Department of Homeland Security—Citizenship Education and TrainingPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Public Safety, Police, Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:12 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  Staff has worked with MCSWS to educate citizens on different hazards.  Mainly through educating with the monthly newsletter.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  Staff continues to work with CMSWS to educate citizens on different hazards. The monthly newsletter is the main conduit through which education efforts are handled.  No new efforts have been undertaken.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 18Improve the level of coordination between the GIS Department and other departments.Category:Planning and Policy, Training and ExercisesHazard(s) Addressed:All HazardsPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning and GIS DepartmentImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2010 Status Update:Partially Completed / Ongoing.  The Town is in the process of purchasing a Large Format Scanner to assist the Planning, Electric, and Telephone Departments by keeping electronic copies of all plans.  This will allow for easy access and the ability to send plans with hand written notes to any other governmental agency that might need them without having to mail them. 2015 Status Update:Completed.  The Town has purchased, and regularly uses, a Large Format Scanner to assist with Planning, Electric, and Telephone Departments.  As of October 2014, the Town has obtained GIS data to more accurately maintain Town maps and information.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 20Encourage clustering of residential lots outside of hazard areas through the use of subdivision design and review guidelines.Category:Planning and PolicyHazard(s) Addressed:Flood, WildfirePriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Planning and Zoning DepartmentImplementation Schedule:12 months2010 Status Update:Partially Completed.  Planning Staff has completed work on revising the Zoning Ordinance, and preparing Small Area Plans which will help to control development.  With the next step, staff plans to revise and update the Subdivision Ordinance to reflect changes in Mecklenburg County’s Land Development practices. 2015 Status Update:Completed.  The Zoning Ordinance is being revised again. Small Area Plans have been completed to help control development.  The Subdivision Ordinance has been revised and updated to better reflect changes in Mecklenburg County’s Land Development practices..    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 21Acquire or relocate structures subject to repetitive flooding.Category:Mitigation ProjectHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Unknown, based on number and type of structuresPotential Funding Sources:Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program, Flood Mitigation Assistance Program, Community Development Block Grant ProgramLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:24 months2010 Status Update:Deferred.  With current economic situation, funds are not available. 2015 Status Update:Deferred.  With current economic situation, funds are not available.     Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 22Preserve lands subject to repetitive flooding.Category:Planning and PolicyHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:UnknownPotential Funding Sources:Land Trust, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), Clean Water Management Trust FundLead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:24 months2010 Status Update:Deferred.  Staff has not started on this action yet.2015 Status Update:In Progress.  Storm Water Plan overseen by Mecklenburg County does not allow new expansions into floodplain, existing structures are grandfathered.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 24Conduct cumulative impact analysis/studies for multiple development projects within the same watershed.Category:Planning and PolicyHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:Natural Resources Conservation Service—Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Program, Natural Resources Conservation Service—Watershed Surveys and Planning, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—Floodplain Management Services, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)Lead Agency/Department Responsible:Town of Pineville, Mecklenburg CountyStorm Water Services, Public Works, GIS DepartmentImplementation Schedule:24 months2010 Status Update:Deferred.  With current economic situation funds are not available. 2015 Status Update:Deferred.  With current economic situation funds are not available for a cumulative impact analysis; however, the Town requires individual analysis for some major developments to be completed by the managing developer.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 25Routinely clean stormwater drains.Category:Planning and Policy, Mitigation ProjectHazard(s) Addressed:FloodPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:N/ALead Agency/Department Responsible:Public Works, Mecklenburg CountyStorm Water ServicesImplementation Schedule:Ongoing2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing.  Public Works Department is keeping the streets clean to prevent the build-up of debris.  In addition, the Public Works Director works with Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services to inspect and repair storm drains that do not meet minimum standards.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  Public Works Department is keeping the streets clean to prevent the build-up of debris.  In addition, the Public Works Director works with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services to inspect and repair storm drains that do not meet minimum standards.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 27Require bracing of generators, elevators and other vital equipment in hospitals.Category:Mitigation ProjectHazard(s) Addressed:EarthquakesPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:UnknownPotential Funding Sources:Local hospital resources, Mitigation Assistance Program (earthquake program)Lead Agency/Department Responsible:LocalHospital, Town of PinevilleImplementation Schedule:24 months2010 Status Update:Partially Completed / Ongoing.  Carolinas Medical Center is expanding their facilities in Pineville.  The Hospital is meeting all current building code requirements.2015 Status Update:Completed.  Carolinas Healthcare System has completed the hospital and meets all current building code requirements.    Town of PinevilleMITIGATION ACTION 28Develop traffic response plan addressing how to deal with traffic in a commercial area.Category:Traffic ControlHazard(s) Addressed:All HazardsPriority (High, Moderate, Low):ModerateEstimated Cost:Staff time and resourcesPotential Funding Sources:NALead Agency/Department Responsible:Police DepartmentImplementation Schedule:12 months2010 Status Update:Completed / Ongoing The Police Department has traffic control measures in place.2015 Status Update:Completed/To Be Continued.  The Police Department has traffic control measures in place.  The Town is currently working on re-aligning a traffic light for better and more efficient traffic flow with completion set for 2016.    

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