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Floodplain Management Training - Summer 2009

View the 2009 Summer NFIP Training Brochure - 132KBMore information on PDF.

The North Carolina Division of Emergency Management Office of Geospatial and Technology Management is pleased to offer Floodplain Management Training this Summer.

Summer Floodplain Management Training 2-Day Workshops for Community Floodplain Administrators

The workshops are recommended for new and experienced floodplain managers to review important floodplain management issues and to learn about modifications to the National Flood Insurance Program. Attendance at one of the workshops by at least one representative from each community is advised to assure that your community is administering your Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance in compliance with the NFIP standards. Planners, building inspectors, zoning officials, elected officials, or other interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Training dates, locations, and modules are as follows:
June 17-18, 2009, Cumberland County Department of Social Services, Fayetteville
Post Disaster Duties - Response and recovery responsibilities of the floodplain administrator, including substantial damage estimates, issuing permits, responding to requests for information, and more.

Letters of Map Change (LOMC) - The process for changing and correcting flood insurance rate maps, including data requirements and discussion of acronyms.

Community Rating System (CRS) Mandy Todd, ISO/CRS Specialist, will discuss CRS participation requirements.

June 24-25, 2009, Kernersville Fire Department, Kernersville
Hydrology & Hydraulics (H&H) - Introduction to the production of flood studies, including the properties of floodwaters, the watershed concept, discharge calculations, and how these relate to higher standards.

Insurance - Explanation of the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance. Basics of underwriting and rating criteria, increased cost of compliance, and basic claim procedures.

July 7-8, 2009, Southwestern Community College Macon Campus, Franklin
Higher Standards - Overview of a selection of higher standards communities may adopt, including prohibition on fill, subdivision regulations, enclosure limits, critical facilities, and more.

Manufactured Homes - Discusses regulatory requirements for the placement of manufactured homes, the site review process, installation and enforcement issues, and recreational vehicle topics.

Registration Fee
The fee is $40 per workshop. Breaks with snacks and lunch will be provided each day. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions.

Make the fee payable to the NC Association of Floodplain Managers [NCAFPM, Federal ID #56-1802736].

Please contact Milton Carpenter at (919) 715-5711 ext. 103 (or mcarpenter@ncem.org) for more details or to register.

The Workshop brochure and registration information is also available on the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers' website - http://www.ncafpm.org/