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|7/24/2017 - 7/27/2017 |
|L273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
|Location: Caldwell, ID
|Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
FEMA Region X and Canyon County Development Services
Canyon County Devel. Svcs. Admin. Bldg.
Public Hearing Room 130
111 N. 11th Ave.
Caldwell, ID 83605
course provides an organized training opportunity for local officials
responsible for administering their local floodplain management
ordinance. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program
and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance
administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and
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.
- Provide outreach to citizens and officials to help them make informed decisions.
- Using technology available to their communities, determine the flood hazard risk at given sites.
- Apply NFIP floodplain criteria/management regulations.
- Identify appropriate Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) for specific circumstances and describe the LOMC process.
- Explain how building codes relate to floodplain management.
- Identify and assemble a basic floodplain permit.
- Provide technical assistance and creative solutions to mitigate flood hazards.
- Explain basic concepts of flood insurance rating as related to new development and floodplain management.
- Identify legal implications of actions.
- Develop/review and complete an elevation certificate and other certificates needed for floodplain management purposes.
Prerequisites: Participants must complete the following online tutorials:
Suggested Prerequisites: Suggested Additional Pre or Post-course resources: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)
The L-273 Course is for enhancement and/or a refresher of the material only and not intended to prepare someone for the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam. Exam takers should not expect to pass the exam without additional study, please review the ASFPM CFM Exam Preparation page for more information. The CFM exam will be held on July 28. Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to ASFPM no later than July 10th to sit for the exam on July 28th.
12 CECs for CFMs
Course tuition is free for those accepted; there are no travel/salary stipends available for this offering and all incurred costs are the responsibility of the attendee or sending organization. For those sitting for the (optional) CFM Exam, separate registration and fee is required (see above).
Michelle Geiger, FEMA Region X, Floodplain Management Specialist, Phone: (425) 487-4691, Michelle.Geiger@fema.dhs.gov
Course Registration: Register according to instructions on attached flyer. FEMA Region X is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact Michelle Geiger at least ten working days in advance at the above contact info.
CFM Exam Registration: Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to ASFPM no later than July 10th to sit for the exam on July 28th.
|Attached File: RegionX_July2017_L0273_Caldwell_ID.pdf|