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Monday
28
Sep
2015

SAME DAY EVENTS:

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP

 
Training

9/28/2015 - 10/1/2015 
(273) Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
Location:  Portsmouth, NH
Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 
SPONSOR
FEMA Region I, the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM), and the New Hampshire Office of Energy & Planning

LOCATION
New Hampshire Coastal Program
Dept. of Environmental Services
222 International Dr., Ste. 175
Pease Tradeport
Portsmouth, NH 03801

DETAILS
This is the field deployed version of the EMI E273 course. This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

Selection Criteria: Local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/State/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with less than 3 years of floodplain management experience.

Prerequisites
:
Participants must complete the General Admissions Application and the following online tutorials:
  1. Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) tutorial at http://www.fema.gov/media/fhm/firm/ot_firm.htm  (30 minutes)
  2. Federal Insurance Studies (FIS) tutorial at http://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/tutorials/ot_fis.swf (40 minutes)

Resources: Attendees may want to download and review the FEMA Publication 480 "Floodplain Management Requirements: A Study Guide and Desk Reference for Local Officials" prior to the course.

CFM Exam (Optional)
CFM Exam will be offered on Friday, October 2nd from 9am - 12pm.  The 273 course is for enhancement and/or refresher only and not intended to prepare attendees to pass the exam.  Exam takers should not expect to pass the CFM Exam without additional study. ASFPM recommends exam takers review the materials on the CFM Exam Preparation Guide prior to sitting for the exam.  Separate registration and fees required to sit for the CFM Exam payable to ASFPM. Exam application materials and fee must be submitted to Anita Larson, Certification Coordinator at ASFPM 575 D'Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200, Madison, WI 53719. Exam questions can be directed to cfm@floods.org or call 608-828-3000. Exam application and fee must be submitted to ASFPM by Wednesday, September 23, 2015 in order to sit for the CFM exam on October 2nd.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
12 Core CECs for CFMs

COST
Course attendance is free, but registration is required. Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM Exam. 

REGISTRATION

COURSE Registration: Registration deadline: September 1, 2015. Register using attached form. Contact Jennifer Gilbert at jennifer.gilbert@nh.gov or 603-271-1762.

CFM EXAM Registration: To register for the CFM exam, please complete the CFM Exam Application materials and submit with fee to Anita Larson, Certification coordinator at ASFPM 575 D'Onofrio Dr. Ste. 200, Madison, WI 53719. Submit CFM Exam related questions to cfm@floods.org or call 608-828-3000 by September 23, 2015 to sit for the exam.

Attached File:  NH_273_Promo.pdf

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