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*FULL* L273: Managing Floodplain Development Through The NFIP

When:
Monday, April 29, 2019, 8:00 AM until Thursday, May 2, 2019, 5:00 PM
Where:
Central Point, OR  
Additional Info:
Contact:
Michelle Schmeling
Category:
FEMA
Registration is required
Prerequisites:
Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) tutorial at:
http://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/tutorials/
ot_firm.swf (30 minutes)

Federal Insurance Studies (FIS) tutorial at:
http://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/tutorials/
ot_fis.swf (40 minutes)
Course Description:
Hosted by FEMA Region X and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM). This course
is designed for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management
ordinance. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and concepts
of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinances administration, and the relationship
between floodplain management and flood insurance.

Certified Floodplain Manager Exam:
Registration for the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) Exam on May 3, 2019 is a separate process
completed through Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM).

Target Audience:
Local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including
floodplain management administration, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners,
city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public work officials. Federal/state/regional
floodplain managers are also encouraged to attend. The course is designed for those officials with less than
three years of floodplain management experience.

Funding:
Tuition is free for those accepted; there are no travel/salary stipends available for this offering
and all incurred costs are the responsibility of the attendee or sending organization.