PSA: FEMA Flood Risk Review Open House

Open House

 

On behalf of the Region II Office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), we would like to thank you for taking the time to attend the Bergen County Consultation Coordination Officer (CCO) meeting on June 20, 2017. We appreciated both your time and input as we reviewed the updated flood risk data and information for the county.

For your reference, please see the attached draft presentation notes with attendance list as well as the full presentation. Let us know if you have any specific feedback on the notes. If we do not hear from you, we will consider these notes as final. We do realize this is a lot of information to digest, and we urge you to contact us should you have any comments or concerns.

Below are links for your reference:

Link to online interactive map: https://arcg.is/uiLWn

Link to appeals document: https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/5270aa93d5b892c8420248bc8f40a1ee/FIRM+Appeals+(EAP)+Criteria.pdf

Link to flood ordinance: http://www.nj.gov/dep/floodcontrol/modelord.htm

As discussed, FEMA has analyzed and reviewed feedback from the 2014 preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) report and preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for 22 riverine communities in Bergen County. The next step for your community in the map adoption process includes a public Open House where residents will be able to meet with FEMA to discuss and review the preliminary FIRM/FIS. The public Open House will be held:

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

4:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Recruit Training Rooms 204 - 207

Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute

281 Campgaw Road

Mahwah, NJ 07430

Please see attached a packet of information to help promote the public Open House meeting, along with an invitation for you to share with your constituents. The community toolkit includes key messages and sample communications materials FEMA offers to communities to promote a Flood Risk Open House.

 

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