FloodTraining.vermont.gov is now fully available for administrative officers (AO) of municipal flood hazard and river corridor bylaws. The site features tools and case studies for AOs, members of Development Review Boards and other community officials. The new site complements FloodReady.vermont.gov with its focus on community planning for flood resilience, and the technical materials available at the DEC Rivers pa
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking your feedback on new draft Flood Training Modules.
Given the complexity of River Corridor and flood hazard area protection, and the reality that most of the work is done by volunteers, VT DEC is creating a tool that helps people understand key concepts, learn from work already happening in Vermont communities, and find answers to common questions they will likely face as floodplain administrators or other municipal officials.
The Department of Environmental Conservation, River Corridor and Floodplain Protection Program (DEC) is pleased to release updated model flood hazard bylaws to assist municipalities in the development of their flood hazard regulations.
Although registration closed for this course last week we’ve had cancellations, so we have 3 open spots if anyone would like to still register. Please visit the online link to the class registration, and see the attached class flyer.
Please register online for this class at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/VT_FPM2018training
TRORC will conduct an Essentials of Land Use Planning and Regulation training at the Pomfret Town Office (5218 Pomfret Road) on November 30, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. This training provides an introduction for members of local planning commissions, zoning and development review boards, Selectboard’s and other town officials. The four main areas that will be discussed in this training are:
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) along with FEMA Region 1 and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) are excited to share this training opportunity with you. Registration is now open for FEMA’s 4-day introductory class to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), called Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP being held here in Vermont.
Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance Application Cycle for FY17
FEMA has posted the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcements for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant programs on www.grants.gov. These NOFOs provide an overview of the grant programs and details about the agency's funding priorities and review process.
The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (VTANR) will be hosting a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam on 6/23/2017. The exam will be held from 1-4pm in Montpelier, VT at the VTANR main office at 1 National Life Drive. If you or someone you know may be interested in sitting for the exam, please have them contact me (email@example.com) with any questions. Please feel free to share this announcement with any person or other groups that I may have missed.