Resiliency & Recovery

Resiliency & Recovery Plan

Central City is developing a Disaster Resiliency Plan to help protect our citizens, visitors and infrastructure and to plan for such an emergency event.  The plan will address potential for damage to infrastructure, access issues, equipment shortages, alternative transportation routes, and community communications needs.  The importance of this plan was highlighted by the area floods of 2013 and later hillside collapse along the Central City Parkway that isolated the community.  This project is funded through of a grant awarded the City by DOLA.  Various possible disaster scenarios will also be evaluated as part of this process and input for key stakeholder is important for the success of this resiliency plan.  The project is slated to start in November 2016 and end in April 2017.  The final report will be rolled into the City Comprehensive Plan to guide the City well into the future.


Steering Committee Meeting

Disaster Resiliency and Response Master Plan

Note: change of venue

The DRRMP’s second Steering Committee meeting will meet on January 23, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Gilpin County Courthouse, 2nd Floor Meeting room, 203 Eureka Street, Central City.  The meeting will focus on reviewing the risk assessment that has been conducted as part of the project.  Additional agenda items will focus on reviewing the draft Resiliency Actions database and brainstorming hazard events that will be the focus of an upcoming disaster Table Top Exercise.

Any person needing special accommodations to participate in the above noticed meeting should contact Ray Rears at the City Offices at least 24 hours prior to the meeting at 720-279-7332. 



Planning for Hazards Guide

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January, 2017 Meeting

Public webmap that includes some of the hazard layers produced/obtained during the risk assessment:

As part of the on-going Disaster Resiliency and Recovery Master Plan, the Central City has developed a survey for residents and stakeholders.  We are seeking community feedback relating to preferred hazard mitigation tools and strategies that can be implemented to help reduce future losses from natural disasters.  Thanks for your participation



Any person needing special accommodations to participate in any of the above noticed meetings, should contact the City Offices the day before the meeting at 303.582.5251 ext. 207 or e-mail

Project Contact:

Mike Garner, GISP, CFM | Community Planning & Design Lead | Michael Baker International
Lakewood, CO | [O] 720-514-1105 | [M] 303-710-9498 |