SAME DAY EVENTS:
E278 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) / Community Rating System (CRS)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
|3/20/2017 - 3/23/2017 |
|(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
|Location: Danvers, MA
|Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
FEMA, the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), and the Massachusetts Dept. of Conservation & Recreation (DCR)
Danvers Town Hall
1 Sylvan St.
Danvers, MA 01923
This is the field deployed version of the EMI E273 course. This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
Target Audience: Local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/State/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with less than 3 years of floodplain management experience.
Prerequisites: Participants must complete the following online tutorials:
- Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) tutorial at http://www.fema.gov/media/fhm/firm/ot_firm.htm (30 minutes)
- Flood Insurance Studies (FIS) tutorial at http://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/tutorials/ot_fis.swf (40 minutes)
Resources: Attendees may want to download and review the FEMA Publication 480 "Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials" prior to the course.
CFM Exam (Optional)
CFM Exam will be offered on Friday, March 24th from 9am - 12pm. The 273 course is for enhancement and/or refresher only and not intended to prepare attendees to pass the exam. Exam takers should not expect to pass the CFM Exam without additional study. ASFPM recommends exam
takers review the materials on the CFM Exam Preparation page prior to sitting for the exam. Separate registration and fees required to sit for the CFM Exam payable to ASFPM. Exam application materials and fee must be submitted to Anita Larson, Certification Coordinator at ASFPM 575 D'Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200, Madison, WI 53719. Exam questions can be directed to email@example.com or call 608-828-3000. Exam application and fee must be submitted to ASFPM by Wednesday, March 15, 2017 in order to sit for the CFM exam on March 24th.
12 CECs for CFMs
Course attendance is free, but registration is required. Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM Exam. Travel, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the course participant.
For questions about the course, please contact Joy Duperault at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-626-1406
COURSE Registration: Registration deadline: February 15, 2017. Send attached registration form to Joy Duperault at email@example.com. Seating is limited to 35, register early! Massachusetts Floodplain Administrators will get preference if there is more interest than seats available.
CFM EXAM Registration: To register for the CFM exam, please complete the CFM Exam Application materials and submit with fee to Anita Larson, Certification coordinator at ASFPM 575 D'Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200, Madison, WI 53719. Submit CFM Exam related questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 608-828-3000 by March 24, 2017 to sit for the exam.
|Attached File: MA_273_Promo_3.2017.pdf|
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