Mike Hawkins honored for exceptional floodplain management in Lawton

Mike Hawkins

Published September 21, 2023

DaLynna Wood | Multimedia Specialist

The City of Lawton's Stormwater Associate Engineer Mike Hawkins has received the 2023 Special Recognition Award from the Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association (OFMA). This award recognizes Mike's exceptional contributions to Lawton's floodplain management program.

Mike's efforts focus on educating the community about flood risks, promoting flood insurance, and implementing flood hazard mitigation measures. His stringent enforcement of floodplain regulations safeguards both lives and property in Lawton.

His efforts set a standard for flood preparedness and resilience, leaving a lasting impact on the community and beyond. This award is a testament to Mike's dedication and importance in creating a safer, more resilient community in the face of natural disasters.


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