Vermont NFIP Training


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Posted on 08/30/2016 by VLCT Communications


FEMA will host a training on floodplain management and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) basics on Thursday, September 15, from 9 a.m. till noon at the Northeastern Vermont Development Association (NVDA) offices in St. Johnsbury. The NVDA offices are located at 36 Eastern Avenue, #1, in St. Johnsbury. The training will be presented by Julie Grauer, FEMA Region 1 Natural Hazards Specialist, and Sacha Pealer, Vermont DEC Floodplain Manager.


To participate, please contact Sacha Pealer at or 802-490-6162 by Monday, September 12. We hope to make this event available on the web. If you are interested in attending remotely, please let us know. The event may be approved for Continuing Education Credits for Certified Floodplain Managers.



9:00 Introductions
9:15 The NFIP and Federal/State/Local Roles
10:00 Break
10:15 Flood Maps and Mapping Websites
11:00 Break
11:15 Issuing a Local Permit Exercise