The Franklin County Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Planning Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Franklin Emergency Operations Center, 28 Airport Road, Apalachicola.

The committee encourages any interested citizens and business owners to attend to provide input.  The committee guides the preparation of the Franklin County LMS, which serves as a plan to reduce the communities long term risk for protecting people and property from the effects of natural disasters and to build a safer and stronger community. For more information, please visit