FEMA has invited municipal officials to discuss upcoming flood map updates in the Passumpsic, Otter Creek and direct-to-Lake Champlain Watersheds.
The Discovery Meetings provide an update on the process ahead and how communities can identify places that need more attention.
Vermont Emergency Management (VEM) will be hosting a 1-day Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) Development Training at the SEOC in Waterbury (45 State Drive, Second Floor) on Friday, September 13, 8am-4:30pm, led by Vermont’s new mitigation plan reviewer at FEMA, Jay Neiderbach, along with Melissa Surette, the Senior Planner in Mitigation at FEMA Region I.
Vermont Emergency Management will be a hosting a 1-day FEMA benefit-cost analysis (BCA) Training at the State Emergency Operations Center in Waterbury on Tuesday, August 20th. We invite anyone who is interested in developing BCAs for hazard mitigation projects to attend the training. I will send meeting materials and an agenda in the coming weeks, but wanted to get this on your calendars as soon as possible.
Community Planning for Disaster Recovery AWR-356
2019 Vermont Rivers & Roads Training Program Schedule
Tier 1 Online River and Roads Slide Show:
We are happy to announce that we have scheduled an upcoming Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam in Vermont this spring. The exam will be held on Friday, May 3rd from 10am – 1pm at the Agency of Natural Resource’s Annex building (located at 190 Junction Road in Berlin, VT).
FEMA Region 1 issued the following letter on 3/5/19 to community offiicals in the Lamoille River Watershed announcing community Discovery Meetings to prioritize studies for updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps.
March 26, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Johnson Town Hall
293 Lower Main Street West, Johnson
Updated flood hazard mapping is underway in the Lamoille River Watershed.
Community offiicials have been asked to contribute information regarding flood risk and mapping priorities.
Two Discovery Meetings have been scheduled for community offiicals at the end of March:
The River Corridor and Floodplain Protection Program is pleased to announce the availability of draft enhancements to the Statewide River Corridor Map.