Thu, Oct 10 | Tewksbury Library Meeting Room

massFM/NMCOG Floodplain Management Workshop: North Shore/Merrimack Valley

massFM and the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments (NMCOG) will hold a free workshop on October 10, 2019 in Tewksbury, MA. The workshop is approved for 3 CECs. Please contact if you have trouble registering and are interested in attending.
Registration for this event is closed.

Time & Location

Oct 10, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tewksbury Library Meeting Room, 300 Chandler St, Tewksbury, MA 01876, USA

About the Event



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.

Who’s presenting:

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.

Event Sponsor: 

Green International

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). 

Registration for this event is closed.

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