The Disaster Advisory Council (DAC) provides the County with community input to support pre-disaster planning assistance and guidance, and post-disaster recommendations for rapid recovery and resiliency.

Authorized under Administrative Code AC-2-23, the DAC’s work includes:

  • Identifying opportunities to mitigate future loss of life and property damage through the management of recovery and reconstruction.
  • Establishing special committees and subcommittees within the Disaster Advisory Council to address specific issues arising during the disaster recovery process.
  • Advising the County on relevant recovery and reconstruction issues.
  • Making recommendations for participation in federal and state post-disaster hazard mitigation planning.
  • Provide input on the County’s major emergency planning documents, including:
    • Lee County Joint Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)
    • Lee County Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)
    • Lee County Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP)
    • Lee County Cost Recovery Plan
    • Lee County Disaster Recovery Plan
    • Lee County HMGP Project Prioritization List
  • Monitoring and reporting on the recovery process following a disaster, including recommendations on modifications to plans, Ordinances, or Codes to improve future response and recovery.

DAC Meeting Dates and Minutes

DAC Membership

The list of appointed members and vacancies can be found here