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Flood Plain Management- Considerations for Community Planning

When:
April 12, 2018: 7:00PM to 9:30PM
Where:
College Lounge, SUNY Ulster 491 Cottekill Road Stone Ridge, New York 12484 map
To Attend:
Registration is free. Call 854-340-3340 to register

Participate in this free and informative seminar to learn the basics of the National Flood Insurance Program (NIFP) and its implications for our municipalities and development approvals. Participants can expect to learn common flood hazard terminology, how to utilize and access Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FRIMs), how flood insurance works and common mitigation methods used to reduce the severity of damages to structures. Future state initiatesĀ in response to climate change will be covered. For each topic, local examples will be highlighted and discussed.

PRESENTERS:

Aaron Bennett, CFM
Environmental Planner, Ulster County Department of the Environment

Brent Gotsch, CFM
Resource Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extention of Ulster County

Sponsored by: Ulster County Planning Department & Ulster County Planning Board, Ulster County Department of the Environment, Cornell Cooperative Extention of Ulster County, Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program.

Registration is required, call 854-340-3340 to register.

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