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Wednesday
20
Sep
2017

SAME DAY EVENTS:

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L580 Emergency Management Framework for Tribal Governments

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E248 Environmental & Historic Preservation (EHP) Management Information System

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L105 Public Information & Warning

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E102 Science of Disaster

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L101 Foundations of Emergency Management

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L101 Foundations of Emergency Management

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
L284 Advanced Floodplain Management Concepts III

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Western Ohio CRS for Community Resilience

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Flood Zone Workshop

 
Training

9/18/2017 - 9/21/2017 
L273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP
Location:  Live Oak, FL
Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
 
SPONSOR
FEMA Region IV, the Florida Floodplain Managers Association (FFMA), and Suwannee River Water Mgmt. Dist.

LOCATION
Suwannee River Mgmt. Dist. HQ
Suwannee Room
9225 CR 49
Live Oak, FL 32060
386-647-3124

DETAILS
This course provides an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

Objectives:
  • Provide outreach to citizens and officials to help them make informed decisions.
  • Using technology available to their communities, determine the flood hazard risk at given sites.
  • Apply NFIP floodplain criteria/management regulations.
  • Identify appropriate Letters of Map Change (LOMCs) for specific circumstances and describe the LOMC process.
  • Explain how building codes relate to floodplain management.
  • Identify and assemble a basic floodplain permit.
  • Provide technical assistance and creative solutions to mitigate flood hazards.
  • Explain basic concepts of flood insurance rating as related to new development and floodplain management.
  • Identify legal implications of actions.
  • Develop/review and complete an elevation certificate and other certificates needed for floodplain management purposes.
Target Audience: 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 following online tutorials:

Suggested Prerequisites: Suggested Additional Pre or Post-course resources:

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)
The L-273 Course is for enhancement and/or a refresher of the material only and not intended to prepare someone for the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam. Exam takers should not expect to pass the exam without additional study, please review the ASFPM CFM Exam Preparation page for more information. Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to ASFPM no later than September 8th to sit for the exam on September 22nd. The CFM exam will be offered the morning following the L-273 Course.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
12 CECs for CFMs

COST
$50 FFMA Members
$150 Non-Members
$20 Students

CONTACT
For questions about the course, please contact Leroy Marshall, II at 386-647-3124 or lrm@srwmd.org

REGISTRATION
Register for the course here. An additional FEMA form (#119-25-1) is required in order to take the class. Complete the form and email it to sally.cook@mymanatee.org. Seating limited to first 25 paid attendees. Fewer than 20 attendees by September 13, 2017 will result in course cancellation.

Separate registration and fee required to sit for the CFM exam, which must be submitted to ASFPM no later than September 8th to sit for the exam on September 22nd.

Attached File:  L273-FL_Suwannee_2017-09-18.pdf

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