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



· 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


-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



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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