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In accordance with legislation effective July 1, 2005, the services provided by the Local Planning Assistance Center are no longer available. However, resources produced by the Local Planning Assistance Center through June 30, 2005, will remain available from this web site. The LPA site has also been archived and can be downloaded via

Please direct requests for information packets to:
Professor Tony Filipovitch, Chair
Urban and Regional Studies Institute
Minnesota State; University at Mankato
106 Morris Hall
Mankato MN 56001

State Government Responsibilities

  • Prepares and submits a standard or enhanced state mitigation plan.
  • Reviews and updates the standard mitigation plan every three years.
  • Provides technical assistance and training to local governments to assist them in applying for HMGP grants and in developing local mitigation plans.
  • State with approved state-level plans can review and approve local mitigation plans.

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