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Cass County Emergency Management Announces Public Meetings to Gather Community Input for Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Fargo, ND– Cass County Emergency Management and KLJ Engineering are pleased to announce a series of public meetings aimed at gathering input from the community for the development and update of a Multi Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP). These meetings are an essential part of our ongoing efforts to create a safer, more resilient community by addressing potential hazards and mitigating their impacts. 

Public Meeting Details:

  • Meeting 1:
      • Date: June 6th, 20224
      • Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
      • Location: Horace Fire Hall
  • Meeting 2:
      • Date: June 10th, 2024
      • Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
      • Location: Casselton’s City Auditorium
  • Meeting 3:
    • Date: June 12th, 2024
    • Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Location: Northern Cass School’s Auditorium
  • Meeting 4:
    • Date: June 17th, 2024
    • Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Location: Buffalo’s Community Center

The purpose of the public meetings is to engage with residents, business owners, and other stakeholders to gather valuable feedback and suggestions for our Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. The meetings will be open house format with the opportunity to learn more about the hazard mitigation planning effort, discuss local hazards, and provide feed. This plan will address a variety of potential hazards and threats, including natural disasters (such as flooding, extreme summer weather, and extreme winter weather) technological hazards (such as dam failure, hazardous materials spills, and transportation incidents), and adversarial threats (such as cyberattacks, terrorist attacks. Your input is crucial in helping us identify vulnerabilities and develop strategies to reduce risks and enhance community safety. 

Community involvement is important to the success of the County’s MHMP. Your insights will help shape a plan that reflects the needs and priorities of your community. 

If you are unable to attend, you can still participate by submitting your feedback through our online survey and using our interactive hazard map to identify locations vulnerable to hazards in your community at

For more information or to submit additional comments, please contact Joel Quanbeck at 701-271-5018 or [email protected] 

About Cass County Emergency Management: 

Cass County Emergency Management is dedicated to enhancing community resilience through proactive planning and collaboration. Their mission is to protect lives, property, and the environment by reducing the impacts of hazards and fostering a culture of preparedness. 

For more information about the MHMP, please visit our website at

Written by Brady Drake

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