The City’s Community Rating System Coordinator, Ms. Whitney McNamara, recently sent the above letter to all homeowners living in flood prone areas of our City. The CRS is a national program and almost all of the cities in Hampton Roads are participants. One of the requirements of the program is civic engagement. The outreach letter […]
As part of the CRS requirement, the City of Virginia Beach must provide the community with information and updates for the FEMA/HUD program. If you live in a designated flood zone, you should have received the following notice. It provides good information and links to other sites that are very helpful. One of the biggest […]
CRS ? Community Rating System is: The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements. You may recall we’ve been lobbying for it since 2014. An article on our website here. You may also have […]
Here’s the 1 page PDF of the letter sent to FEMA. You’ll find more info about CRS at Search & Hot on this website.
Presentation made about CRS by the very capable and friendly Whitney K. McNamara Virginia Beach Planning Department. View and download 8 page PDF here. View more about CRS at SDCC.info/Hot. FEMA CRS info: The National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management […]
SDCC General Meeting – Special Presentation A presentation on Virginia Beach’s participation in the FEMA/HUD Community Rating System (CRS) will be made by Ms. Whitney McNamara, City’s Environment and Sustainability Office. Ms. McNamara will be providing an update on City’s progress in joining this program that will help residents save money on their flood insurance […]
What’s the CRS again? Community Rating System (CRS) is to reward communities that are doing more than meeting the minimum NFIP requirements to help their citizens prevent or reduce flood losses. The CRS also provides an incentive for communities to initiate new flood protection activities. Update from Whitney McNamara, City of Virginia Beach Planning and […]