FEMA Flood Insurance Informational Workshop, Nov 10 2015, Apalachicola Reserve

Topic(s): Climate Change , Floodplain Management , Science Communication , Stakeholder Engagement , Stormwater Management , Wetland Protection
Priority Issue(s): Community Resilience
Host Partner(s): Apalachicola Reserve
Location:  Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, Florida
Date/Time: calendar icon11/10/2015
Price: $0.00
Max Applicants: 50

 

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

2:00-4:30 p.m.

You can download a flyer here: FEMA FIRM workshop for Professionals 2015

 

Speakers:

· Shawn Tinsley National Corporate Training Manager Wright Flood Insurance

· Betty Ryals, Wright Flood Insurance, Regional Sales Manager

· Amy Kelly, Franklin County Zoning Floodplain Administrator

· Steve Martin, State Flood Plain Manager, Bureau of Mitigation, FL Division of Emergency Management

Topics

-Overview of FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), Biggert Waters Act 2012 & the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act 2014

-Understanding flood maps, zone definitions, where to find help.

– How changes impact construction in Franklin and Gulf counties

– Substantial Improvement/damage, 50 % rule

– What qualifies as a historic structure?

– How to improve rating and increase savings on insurance.

-Upcoming changes at the state level

 

Location

Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, Florida

 

Who Should Attend?

Real estate professionals, building trades, architects, citizen board members including planning & zoning board, CRA,  local mitigation strategy members. This workshop is focused on professional, however, others may also participate.

No Cost — FREE!!

For more  info contact Anita Grove at (850) 670-7708 or Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us

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