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Thursday
10
Aug
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

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GIS Introduction (CSP7100)

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E705 Fundamentals of Grants Management

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L550 Continuity of Operations Planning

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Geomorphic & Ecological Fundamentals of River & Stream Restoration

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Community Resilience (AWR-228)

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
2017 National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Administration & Legislative Training

 
Training

8/7/2017 - 8/10/2017 
G273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
Location:  Edinburg, TX
Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 
SPONSOR
Texas Floodplain Management Association (TFMA), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and the LRGV TPDES Stormwater Task Force

LOCATION
Dustin Michael Sekula City of Edinburg Memorial Library
1906 South Closner
Edinburg, TX 78539

DETAILS
This 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 flood insurance.

Objectives:
  • 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.
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:
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)
PLEASE NOTE:  The CFM Exam is being offered at the end of this course.  It is optional.  This course is not a prep course for the exam. 
The G273 Course is for enhancement and/or a refresher of the material only and not intended to prepare someone for the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam. Exam takers should not expect to pass the exam without additional study, please review the CFM Exam Preparation page for more information. Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to TFMA no later than two weeks prior to the exam date.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
12 CECs for CFMs

COST
$50 Registration fee

CONTACT
Markie Casebier, TFMA Executive Office, mscasebier@tfma.org, 512-260-7174

REGISTRATION
Register for the course here. Registration will be open to non-CFMs. Current CFMs will be placed on a waiting list.

Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to TFMA  no later than two weeks prior to the exam date.

Attached File:  Flyer_Edinburg_August_2017b.pdf

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