Since 2007, Tioga County has had a countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan that is prepared in accordance with state and federal standards and approved by FEMA. Since March, the County and its municipalities have been working on reviewing, revising, and updating the Plan. Tioga County and its municipalities have now announced that they have completed the draft update. The Plan is currently available for public review and comment until December 30th. To view the draft, go to the Emergency Services Department page on and choose the tab under Plans and Programs. The public is invited to provide comment using the comment button on the page.