The City of Pryor
applied for and received a Grant from the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to
develop an update to the City's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP).
Pryor's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan 2009
- Obligation Date: October 22, 2008
- Project Start Date: December 1, 2008
- Anticipated Completion Date: October 21, 2011
Pryor Update Presentations & Audio Recordings
Pryor Update Additional Data & Documentation
Pryor Hazard Vulnerability Analysis Spreadsheet
Pryor's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan 2004
Pryor's 2004 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
On Nov. 18, 2003 the Pryor City Council passed a resolution adopting the
Pryor Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan has been approved by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
(ODEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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Highlights of Pryor's Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan
The following are the top ten high priority mitigation measures defined by the Pryor Hazard
Mitigation Planning Committee.
- Floods - Acquire floodplain properties where acquisition is
the most cost-effective mitigation measure.
- Winter Storms - Reduce the number of overhead power lines through
consolidating existing lines and burying new lines underground.
- Winter Storms - Develop a contingency plan and acquire equipment
for responding to a massive power outage due to severe winter storm, ice and snow.
- Winter Storms - Provide public awareness on effective ways to
monitor and avoid ice damage, frozen pipes, and snow loads on roof systems.
- Winter Storms - Provide for routine trimming of trees to
reduce power outages during storms. Update City of Pryor arborist crew with equipment as needed or
for major storm events.
- General - Provide Certified Disaster Training for City
employees, and coordinate efforts with local CERT Teams.
- Tornadoes - Install community safe-rooms / storm shelters.
- Tornadoes - Install safe-rooms in schools.
- Tornadoes - Relocate one or more of the existing water towers
away from substations where primary electrical functions for the City are located.
- Lightning - Provide surge protection and backup
generators for computer-reliant critical facilities (e.g. 911 Center, EOC,
police sub-stations, fire stations, etc.)