FEMA Region 1 has recently initiated the early stages of flood map updates in Vermont.
Six communities in Vermont participate in the FEMA Community Rating System (CRS) and together save $76,142 per year on flood insurance premiums.
There are three new open application periods for hazard mitigation/flood resilience projects through FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs.
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
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking your feedback on new draft Flood Training Modules.
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.