1.3 min readBy Published On: January 6th, 2016Categories: News0 Comments on Flood Hazard Zones Open House

Tuesday, January 12th from 4pm-7pm

While driving along Day Boulevard, have you noticed the tides and thought, “Gheesh, that seems really high?”  Well, FEMA and DCR will be hosting an open house on Tuesday, January 12th from 4pm-7pm at the Teacher’s Union Hall to discuss the updated flood hazards time.  Hmmmm…maybe we will have waterfront property soon….

See press release below: 

BOSTON — Tuesday, January 5, 2016 — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and the City of Boston Environment Department will be hosting a community open house to provide assistance to people who have questions about FEMA’s updated flood hazard zones.

The event will give people the opportunity to get additional information about flood zones, receive assistance with reading the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and get a full picture of the available options to mitigate their impact.

WHEN: Tuesday, January, 12th, 2016, 4:00-7:00 pm EST
WHERE: Boston Teachers Union Hall, 180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA
    –    Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region 1
    –    Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Flood Hazard Management
    –    City of Boston, Office of Environment, Energy, and Open Space, Environment Department
RSVP: http://www.greenovateboston.org/flood_maps 

The updated FIRMs for the City of Boston are available at the FEMA Map Service Center and will go into effect on March 16, 2016.

To learn about FEMA’s updated flood hazard zones and FIRMs, visit: http://www.fema.gov/flood-insurance-rate-map-firm