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Community Rating System: Reducing Flood Insurance Costs through Comprehensive Floodplain Management Workshop

Location

Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center
108 Island Drive
Eastpoint, FL 32328
(850) 670-7700

Date and Time

  • Tue, Jun 18, 9 am - 4:30 pm

Description

This workshop will include:

  • Information about the National Flood Insurance Program (FNIP);
  • Highlights of research on the Community Rating System (CRS) and effectiveness of flood mitigation techniques for communities;
  • Updates to NFIP based on Biggert-Waters Act;
  • Introduction to using Green Infrastructure for flood protection and the Coastal Resilience Index Community Self-Assessment;
  • Hands-on experience with the  CRS evaluation process and potential for improvements in a community's CRS rating;
  • Information about the CRS and recent changes to the system, and
  • Opportunities to network with other communities also interested in saving money on their flood insurance to share creative solutions and lessons learned.
Who should attend?

This workshop is intended for city and county officials involved with floodplain management and interested in saving money in their community via the Community Rating System.

Lunch provided, registration is required, no cost - FREE!

Register online at http://gulfalliancetraining.org.

For additional information, contact Rosalyn Kilcollins, (850) 670-7708, Rosalyn.Kilcollins@dep.state.fl.us.

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