Hagerty Consulting

Image of Hagerty-logo_495px.jpg

About Hagerty Consulting

Hagerty Consulting is an emergency management consulting firm that helps clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. Hagerty’s work includes some of the nation’s largest recovery projects, including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Michael, and the Camp Fire (among other major disasters). Hagerty professionals have further supported disaster preparedness and response across the nation, including major preparedness initiatives for the federal government and 45 different response and recovery missions associated with the ongoing Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

Resources for Counties

More from Hagerty Consulting

Webinar – COVID-19 Cost Recovery: Ways to Maximize Federal Funding
Cost recovery for COVID-19 is a complex puzzle with many different pieces. Current challenges are magnified as the virus continues to spread, the response continues, vaccine distribution ramps up and federal funding opportunities and rules change almost daily. While the maze of federal funding can be difficult to navigate, planning your cost recovery now will help maximize federal reimbursement opportunities in the future.

The Hagerty Consulting team will discuss ongoing response and recovery challenges and offer potential solutions by outlining recent federal policy changes, current federal funding opportunities and tangible ways to jumpstart your community’s financial recovery process. Highlights include:

  • An overview of the changing federal strategy for COVID-19 response and recovery, including the recent increase of the FEMA Public Assistance federal cost-share for COVID-19 associated and eligible costs and federally supported community vaccination programs;
  • A discussion of changes to the Coronavirus Relief Fund following the program extension through December 31, 2021 and how to flexibly utilize funds by the deadline in coordination with other federal funding streams; and
  • A preview of eligibility and implementation requirements associated with the U.S. Department of Treasury’s COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program and the U.S. Department of Education’s Education Stabilization Fund.

Subscribe to Hagerty’s monthly Disaster Discourse newsletter to stay up to date on emerging disaster new, policies, trends, and more.

Stories from our partners

NACo partners with the private sector on solutions.

Together, we are highlighting innovative solutions for counties, as we work with our federal, state, local and private sector partners to build healthy, safe and vibrant communities.

View all stories

Home construction
News

Travis County Develops 2,000 Units of Housing to Address Homelessness

This post is sponsored by our partners at Guidehouse. Through Guidehouse's comprehensive support, Travis County is on track to successfully create over 2,000 units of affordable, supportive housing by 2027.

Picnic
News

Feeding kids during the summer requires county officials

The introduction of the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer program marks a pivotal shift in addressing childhood hunger, especially during the summer when school meals are unavailable. This nationwide initiative, offering substantial grocery benefits, promises transformative support for over 29 million children, with a significant impact on communities facing systemic inequalities.

Programmers
News

Why customer-centric strategy is vital for digital service adoption

The importance of a customer-centric strategy in digital service adoption for county governments is emphasized, highlighting the need for thoughtful design, clear communication, and multi-channel engagement to meet user expectations and improve customer experience.

EMS
News

Fighting opioid addiction – one life at a time

The opioid crisis, a major national issue, saw a 55% increase in drug overdose deaths from 2019 to 2022, with 75% involving opioids. Effective strategies to combat this include integrated care, policy enhancement, and technology, focusing on whole-person care and intervention opportunities to save lives.

Building facade
News

Planning for the post-American Rescue Plan Act future

Guidehouse outlines strategies for state and local governments to sustain programs after the end of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) funding. It emphasizes the need for reassessing constituent needs, measuring program impact, and considering fiscal implications to ensure long-term viability and effective resource allocation for programs initially funded by SLFRF.

Group with hands in
News

How voluntary benefits can help improve your employee benefit package

Voluntary benefits, tailored to diverse employee needs and often at reduced costs, are proving essential in enhancing employer benefit packages, attracting, and retaining talent, and addressing specific wellbeing issues across different age and income groups.

Deterra
News

A countywide opioid misuse prevention campaign is easier to implement than you think

The Deterra Household Mailing Campaign delivers educational tools and deactivation pouches directly to homes. To save lives by tackling the opioid crisis.

Fire danger sign
News

From prevention to resilience: Strategies in wildfire mitigation

Explore a multifaceted approach to wildfire mitigation with Tidal Basin. From creating defensible spaces to early detection systems, discover strategies fostering resilient communities, protecting lives & property. Urgent action is crucial amidst rising wildfire risks. Learn more at TidalBasinGroup.com. 

San Francisco smog
News

A breathing crisis: Rising concerns over U.S. air quality

Facing a stark rise in hazardous air quality, the U.S. grapples with the health implications of escalating pollutants. The alarming data from the American Lung Association urges a renewed focus on air quality management. Federal and local initiatives are in play, yet a unified approach is crucial to mitigate risks and safeguard public health. 

Laptop
News

Cybersecurity insurance can be affordable

Cybersecurity insurance rates rose significantly in 2022, with some policyholders experiencing up to 100% rate increases due to the evolving threat landscape and their own cybersecurity measures. CAI emphasizes the importance of understanding and improving an organization's cybersecurity maturity using the NIST 2.0 framework, which can not only strengthen protection against cyber threats but also potentially lower insurance premiums.

Image of GettyImages-1402667894.jpg
News

Equitable climate resilience (ECR) for local governments: Using data to drive decision making

Discover vital strategies for embedding social equity in your climate resilience plans.

Image of GettyImages-1369278807.jpg
News

Everything you need to know about artificial intelligence and GIS

Explore the transformative power of AI & GIS in county government operations.

Image of GettyImages-1081574962.jpg
News

How counties are taking control of constituent communication

Discover the best strategies for effective constituent communication.