massFM/NMCOG Floodplain Management Workshop: North Shore/Merrimack Valley
Time & Location
About the Event
NORTH SHORE/MERRIMACK VALLEY
FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
Who should attend:
+ Conservation Commission members & Agents;
+ Planning Board/ZBA members & Town Planners;
+ Code Enforcement/ Building Inspectors;
+ Town Engineers & Public Works Personnel;
+ Municipal Administrators;
+ Emergency Preparedness Officials.
Joy Duperault, Director, Flood Hazard Management Program, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR);
Eric Carlson, Assistant Director, Flood Hazard Management Program, MA DCR;
Marybeth Groff, Hazard Mitigation & Climate Adaptation Coordinator, MA Emergency Management Agency;
Joe Rossi, Chair & Executive Director, Massachusetts Coastal Coalition.
MVP Program Northeast Regional Coordinator, MA Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs.
Learn what the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requires of municipalities (“Floodplain 101”), and information such as:
What’s new with NFIP Maps, current FEMA map work in the region, & dealing with Letters of Map Change;
The role Flood Insurance in your community, the importance of elevation certificates, & current insurance rating vs. the new “Risk Rating 2.0”;
An overview of state Floodplain Regulations including the building code, Wetlands Protection Act, Title V, & FEMA’s Community Rating System;
Floodplain Mitigation, such as State Hazard Mitigation & Climate Adaptation Plan, local planning efforts (e.g., MVP), & mitigation grants/other funding opportunities.
The workshop has been approved for 3 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) by ASFPM for Certified Floodplain Managers (CFMs).