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DRAFT Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan submitted to VDEM

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) has submitted the draft plan to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) for their review and comment. After comments are received and incorporated, the plan will be submitted to FEMA for their review. After FEMA’s approval, the plan will be presented to each locality in [...]

2017-08-21T12:17:37+00:00 August 21st, 2017|

Comments Sought on DRAFT Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission (TJPDC) invites all interested citizens to comment on the Draft Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The HMP identifies goals, objectives and specific actions to help our communities prepare for natural disasters before they occur, in order to reduce loss of life and property damage. The draft plan [...]

2017-05-31T14:07:14+00:00 May 31st, 2017|

Public Input Sought for Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

Over the last quarter, TJPDC has shifted from analyzing hazards in our region to facilitating participation in order to determine effective mitigation strategies. The mitigation strategy phase commenced with a November 14, 2016 public meeting, and is continuing with meetings held with locality staff and Local Emergency Planning Committee. TJPDC also invites the public [...]

2017-02-15T11:05:56+00:00 February 15th, 2017|

Making our Community More Resilient to Natural Disasters

Are We Ready? Public Workshop Monday, November 14, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Floods, wind storms, winter storms, and wildfires. These natural events happen and can cause injuries, damage to property, and disruptions to businesses and community life. We can join together before the next disaster occurs to make plans to mitigate impacts. This highly interactive [...]

2016-11-08T12:13:46+00:00 November 6th, 2016|

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Grant

TJPDC was awarded a grant by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) to update our region's 5-year hazard mitigation plan. Over the next 18-months TJPDC staff will be working with regional emergency management staff and citizens to update the plan. The update is being managed by the TJPDC in conjunction with the Hazard Mitigation Working [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:48+00:00 May 10th, 2016|

Hazard Mitigation Plan – 2012

Copies of the 2012 Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan are available for download below. The plan has been adopted by all six jurisdictions in the PDC and in many cases these localities have include the plans recommendations in their comprehensive plans. The entire Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan 2012 (18 MB) Appendices A, [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:52+00:00 July 30th, 2012|

Solid Waste Management Plan 2011-16

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission adopted a required 5-year update to the regional Solid Waste Management Plan on October 6, 2011. The update includes a description of existing and projected solid waste needs and facilities, as well as a plan for management of the solid waste generated by residential, industrial and commercial [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:52+00:00 September 18th, 2011|

Greene County Multimodal Corridor Study – 2009

The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission was awarded a VDOT Multimodal Planning Grant to develop multimodal transportation solutions and land use strategies for Greene County, while addressing regional travel needs on the US 29 and 33 corridors. Through a competitive process, the Renaissance Planning Group was awarded a contract to conduct scenario planning workshops with County [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:52+00:00 September 18th, 2009|

1998 Sustainability Accords

The Thomas Jefferson Sustainability Council was created in 1994 by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission. The diverse group of farmers, business people, foresters, environmentalists, developers and elected officials - 34 citizens representing the six localities of the district - was given the charge to "describe a future where our economic, human, social, [...]

2016-12-20T22:15:52+00:00 June 16th, 1998|