SAME DAY EVENTS:
E930 IEMC/Community Specific: City of Irving, TX
L101 Foundations of Emergency Management
Natural Hazards Workshop, "Knowledge to Action: Reducing Hazards Losses & Promoting Disaster Resilience"
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
|7/10/2017 - 7/14/2017 |
|L273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
|Location: Rockport, TX
City of Rockport, TX
2751 SH 35 Bypass
Rockport, TX 78382
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.
CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
Markie Casebier email@example.com, 512-260-7174
attendance is free, but registration is required. If admitted to the
course, FEMA will reimburse local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal
government employees for transportation to attend the course, provide
free lodging on campus, and free shuttle to/from nearby airports to the
EMI campus. The only out of pocket cost for local, state, U.S.
territory, and tribal government employees to participate will be for
their time, and the on-campus meal ticket (approximately $110/week).
create a FEMA Student Identification Number (if you don't already have
one), then follow instructions to apply for an on-campus course.
Applications should be submitted a least 4 weeks prior to the course
date. Admissions: 301-447-1000, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants
should wait for their confirmation letter from EMI with their admission
status prior to making travel arrangements.
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