CRS presentation made at SDCC Meeting June 26 ’17

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 […]

Special Presentation – VB Participation in CRS Program – Monday June 26th at 7:30pm

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 […]

Update on CRS

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 […]

SAVE THE DATE – Monday March 30th @7:30pm – City Presentation on CRS Flood Program

With the recent talk of property tax rate increases, wouldn’t it be amazing if the City could join a program that reduces insurance premiums for residents in Flood Zones? On Monday March 30th at 7:30pm, Mr. Clay Bernick – Administrator City of Virginia Beach Environment and Sustainability Office, will be attending the SDCC general meeting to discuss […]

“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.”

Check out more info about the CRS at FEMA.gov. As a result, flood insurance premium rates are discounted to reflect the reduced flood risk resulting from the community actions meeting the three goals of the CRS: 1. Reduce flood damage to insurable property;2. Strengthen… Be sure to attend tonight’s meeting which includes Understanding New FEMA […]

Monday June 26th – SDCC General Meeting Agenda

Click here for a printable version of the agenda – 6.26.17 SDCC Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday June 26, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive) Special Presentation – Community Rating System (CRS) for Residents in Flood Zones – Ms. Whitney […]

Monday May 22nd SDCC General Meeting Agenda

Click here for a printable version of the agenda 5.22.17 SDCC Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday May 22, 2017 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Note date is a week early due to Memorial Day Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive) Special Presentation Lesner Bridge Sculpture “The […]

SDCC General Meeting Agenda for Monday December 19th

Click here for a printable version of the agenda – 12-19-16-sdcc-agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday December 19th from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)    Special Presentation – No Presentation Officer’s Reports  Secretary – David Williams; Treasurer’s Report – Kathy Pawlak; […]

“The survey questionnaire (see link below) provides an opportunity for Hampton Roads residents to share opinions and participate in the ongoing mitigation planning process taking place with Hampton Roads communities.”

Start here at VBGov.com to complete the: Hampton Roads Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey. Both the survey and the August draft will be “live” through August 17, 2016, at which time we will compile the survey results and comments received for the committee to review and act upon. ​The survey will be available through August 17, […]

SDCC General Meeting – Monday May 23rd at 7:30pm

Click here for a printable version of the agenda – 5.23.16 SDCC Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday May 23, 2016 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)   Special Presentations –  No scheduled presentation.  This time will be used to discuss […]

City move forward with Community Rating System application

City staff is moving forward with the application to add Virginia Beach to the FEMA Community Rating System (CRS).  Once part of the CRS, residents who pay flood insurance could see a savings of 10%-15% on their premiums. Here is the City document supporting the policy and discussing the process being followed to submit the […]

Monday Sept. 28th SDCC General Meeting Agenda

Click here for a printable version of the agenda  9.28.15 SDCC Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday September 28, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)   Program/Presentation – No Presentation. Shore Drive Phase III project presentation postponed due to storm […]

SDCC General Meeting – Monday Aug. 31st at 7:30pm – Special Presentation

Click here for a printable version of the agenda – 8.31.15 SDCC Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday August 31, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)   Program/Presentation – $3 million Bike Lane Project from Diamond Springs to Greenwell Rd. […]

SDCC General Meeting Agenda – Monday June 29th @ 7:30pm

 Click Here for a Printable Version of the Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday June 29, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive)   Program/Presentation – Mr. Tuck Bowie, President of The Terry Peterson Companies, will provide an update on the […]

Monday March 30th – SDCC General Meeting Agenda

Click here for a printable version of the agenda 3.30.15 SDCC Agenda SDCC General Meeting Agenda Monday March 30, 2015 from 7:30 to 9:00pm Ocean Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Hall (parking in back, on side streets and across Shore Drive) Program/Presentation –  Mr. Clay Bernick – Administrator City of Virginia Beach Environment and Sustainability Office, […]

“Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change in Virginia: Next Steps for the Commonwealth moved the current dialogue forward by providing a forum for the second meeting of the Governor’s Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission. It also brought together for discussion national, state, and local experts and leaders on current actions being taken to adapt to flooding and coastal change and highlighted key legal and policy matters currently confronting both the public and private sectors.”

We’re fortunate we can share the Adaptive Planning for Flooding and Coastal Change in Virginia: Next Steps for the Commonwealth conference that was held very recently. To view conference, visit link at William & Mary’s Law School website which includes: Conference Videos: Introductory Remarks & Reports to Commission (1:22:28) Second session of the Commission (25:11) […]