The Giles County Office of Emergency Management has applied
for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard
Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding through the Tennessee
Emergency Management (TEMA). As a sub-recipient.
Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),
federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible
alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental,
legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order
(EO) 11988 and EO 11990, FEMA is required to consider
alternatives to and to provide a public notice of any
proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. EO
12898 also requires FEMA to provide the opportunity for
public participation in the planning process and to consider
potential impacts to minority and low-income populations.
This notice may also fulfill requirements under Section 106
of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon
compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state, and local
laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements
PROPOSED WORK AND PURPOSE: Giles County is
respectfully requesting funds to build a 9600 sqft sever weather
safe space that will be located at the Giles County Ag-park.
Giles County Emergency Management will take ownership and
be responsible for post project site maintenance and inspections.
Information regarding the proposed location of this project is
LOCATION OF PROPOSED WORK:
Giles County Ag-Park
2014 Elkton Pike
Pulaski, Tn 38478
PUBLIC COMMENTS: Any individual, group, or agency
disagreeing with the proposed project and is wishing to comment
on this project may submit written comments to the Giles County
Office of Emergency Management 211 South Cedar ln Pulaski,
Tn 38478. All comments received by Oct. 7th, 2022, will be
reviewed by the Giles County Office of Emergency Management
and forwarded on to the State of Tennessee and FEMA.
Josh Young, Project Manager
Interim Director Giles O.E.M.