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Flooding Strategy
Plan
  • City Flood Prevention Committee
    • Meets weekly
    • Cross collaboration amongst City departments
  • Long term tidal & precipitation flooding analysis
    • Contracted Studies
  • Shoreline Protection analysis
    • U.S. Army Corps – Willoughby & Ocean View study
  • Federal & State legislative initiatives
  • Partnerships for information & Analysis
  • Analysis and Revision of City Building Codes & Zoning Ordinances

Prepare
  • National Incident Management System
    • Certification of staff by FEMA
  • National Flood Insurance Program
    • City participation to benefit residents
  • StormReady® Community
    • National Weather Service approved
  • Community Emergency Response Team
    • All Risk – All Hazard Training
  • Transportation Alternatives
    • Evacuation strategies

Mitigate
  • Storm Water Infrastructure
  • Shoreline Protection & Stabilization
  • Property Acquisition
  • Tidal Flooding Mitigation Projects
  • FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
    • Home elevations
  • National Flood Insurance Program
    • Increased Cost of Compliance Participation

Communicate
  • Flooding Awareness Website
  • Flooding Awareness Citizen Focus Group
    • Civic League participation
  • Flooding Awareness Experts Advisory Group
    • US Army Corps, US Navy, VPA, HRSD, HRPDC, VIMS, ODU, NOAA, NASA
  • City Council Updates
  • Briefings and mailings