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Floodplain Management Seminar for Policy Makers

Floodplain Management Seminar - August 23, 2017
2015 Flooding of Rowlett Creek, photo credit: Dennis Abraham

Communities from across the region will come together to collaborate on how to reduce the risks of flooding in their communities.

The purpose of this meeting is to be a conversation starter; highlighting the importance of partnerships in effective stormwater/floodplain management to our region's quality of life and public safety. This event is intended for elected officials, community leaders, and local decision-makers. It focuses on topics including floodplain management fundamentals, community partnerships & associations, and local programs.

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Elected Officials Seminar & Community Rating System Users Group Meeting

Flooded house 2015
Flooded Road in Grand Prairie, 2015, photo credit: Barry Fulfer

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Transportation Council Room
NCTCOG Offices, CPII, 1st Floor
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

 

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Elected Officials Seminar & Community Rating System Users Group Meeting

Flooded house 2015
Flooded I-20 Service Road in Grand Prairie, 2015, photo credit: Barry Fulfer

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
9-1-1 Training Center
NCTCOG Offices, CPIII, 2nd Floor
600 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

 

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Flooded house 2015
Flooded House near Rowlett Creek, 2015, photo credit: Dennis Abraham

Thursday, August 6, 2015
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
William J. Pitstick Executive Board Room
NCTCOG Offices, CPII
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

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Floodplain Management Seminar - Sept 26, 2014
Photo credit: Flooded Homes Near Downtown Fort Worth in 1949 Flood of Trinity River, Photograph, n.d.; digital image, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27968/ : University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room, Fort Worth, Texas.

Communities from across the region came together to collaborate on how to reduce the risks of flooding in their communities. The Policy Maker's Floodplain Management Seminar was held on September 26, 2014.

The purpose of this meeting was to be a conversation starter; highlighting the importance of partnerships in effective stormwater/floodplain management to our region's quality of life and public safety. This event was intended for elected officials, community leaders, and local decision-makers. It focuses on topics including floodplain management fundamentals, community partnerships & associations, and local programs. Speakers included representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Association, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Texas Water Development Board, Texas Floodplain Management Association, the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and several of our local floodplain administrators.

Flood
Photo credit: Flooded Homes Near Downtown Fort Worth in 1949 Flood of Trinity River, Photograph, n.d.; digital image, (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth27968/ : University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room, Fort Worth, Texas.

Friday, September 26, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Metroplex Conference Room
NCTCOG Offices, CP II
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011

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If you have any questions regarding the Floodplain Management Seminar, please contact Mia Brown, Environment & Development Planner, at (817) 695-9227 (mbbrown@nctcog.org).

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