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CRS in Georgia How Does it Work? Why Participate?. Community Rating System Thomas Tkacs, P.E. August 28, 2014. Community Rating System. Introduction How to join CRS Letter of interest Designate CRS coordinator Statement community will comply with verification efforts.

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Crs in georgia how does it work why participate

CRS in GeorgiaHow Does it Work?Why Participate?

Community Rating System

Thomas Tkacs, P.E.

August 28, 2014


Community rating system

Community Rating System

  • Introduction

  • How to join CRS

  • Letter of interest

  • Designate CRS coordinator

  • Statement community will comply with verification efforts.

  • FEMA must authorize ISO/CRS specialist

  • Schedule verification meeting

  • Quick Check >= 500 points


Crs in georgia how does it work why participate

CRS

  • Setting

  • FEMA in financial hole

  • Terminate subsides

  • Increased insurance cost

  • To mitigate higher policy costs, communities can join the Community Rating System (CRS)


Crs in georgia how does it work why participate

CRS

  • CRS encourages communities to implement actions that reduce flood risk.

  • Reduced risk reduces the cost of the insurance coverage.

  • Reduced insurance premiums for policy holders.


Crs in georgia how does it work why participate

CRS

  • Larger effort than you realize.

  • Easy to underestimate scope, schedule and cost.

  • Develop plan to compile and execute plan.

  • Identify activities that have already been completed.


Crs scope

CRS Scope

  • 18 Activity Series

  • 109 Activities

  • Impact criteria. Can be several impact criteria for a given activity.

  • Point adjustments, for partial CRS credit.

  • All steps, processes, calculations and products must be documented.


Crs support guidance

CRS Support & Guidance

  • www.CRSResources.org

  • CRS Quick Check

  • Activity checklists and documentation check lists

  • Activity Check

  • Documentation Lists

  • Activity elements


Crs webinars

CRS Webinars


Crs points and cost reduction

CRS Points and Cost Reduction


Crs notes

CRS Notes

  • Preferred Risk Properties – No discounts.

  • Minus-rated policies may not be eligible for CRS premium discounts.

  • Premium discounts are subject to change.


310 elevation

310 Elevation

  • Elevation Certificate certified after CRS application date (311.d)

  • Post-FIRM building

  • Pre-FIRM building

  • Computer format

  • EC’s on commercial website


320 map information service

320 Map Information Service

  • Basic FIRM

  • LIMWA floodway

  • Other flood problems

  • Flood depth data

  • Special flood hazards

  • Historic flood info

  • Natural floodplain functions


330 outreach projects

330 Outreach Projects

  • Outreach projects (OP)

  • Outreach project to FP properties

  • Outreach projects

  • Additional outreach projects

  • Flood response preparations (FRP)

  • Program for Public Information(PPI)

  • Stakeholder delivery (STK)


340 hazard disclosure

340 Hazard Disclosure

  • Real estate agents disclosure

  • Other disclosure required

  • Real estate brochure

  • Disclose other hazards


350 floodplain direction

350 Floodplain Direction

  • Flood protection library

  • Locally pertinent documents

  • Website

  • Cover outreach project topics

  • Elevation certificate

  • Warning/safety information

  • Real Time streamgage info

  • EC’s on website available for download


360 flood protection assistance

360 Flood Protection Assistance

  • Site specific hazards

  • Contractor names

  • Contractor management

  • Advice after a site visit

  • Financial assistance advice

  • Training


370 flood insurance promotion

370 Flood Insurance Promotion

  • Flood insurance assessment

  • Coverage plan

  • Plan implementation

  • Technical assistance


410 floodplain mapping

410 Floodplain Mapping

  • New Study

  • State review bonus

  • Leverage for non-FEMA cost share (multiplier)

  • Higher study standards

  • Floodway standard

  • Special hazard points to be added in later

  • Sign the CTP

  • CTP bonus for NS credit

  • 802 points


420 open space preservation

420 Open Space Preservation

  • Preserved open space

  • Deed restriction on OSP parcel

  • Natural functions open space

  • Special hazards open space

  • Land development criteria/open space incentives

  • Low density zoning

  • Natural shoreline protection

  • 2,020 points


430 higher regulatory standards

430 Higher Regulatory Standards

  • Freeboard

  • Foundation protection

  • Cumulative substantial improvements

  • Lower substantial improvements

  • Protect critical facilities

  • Prohibit fill/compensatory storage

  • Natural/beneficial functions regulations

  • Enclosure Limitations

  • 2,042 points


430 con t

430 con’t

  • Other higher standards

  • Other higher standards/prohibit buildings

  • Other higher standards/prohibit storage

  • Special hazards regulations

  • State mandated standards

  • Building code


430 con t1

430 con’t

  • Staff training

  • Building Dept- IAS accredited

  • Conduct 3 detailed inspections

  • Re-inspections

  • Offsite record storage

  • Manufactured home park regulations

  • Coastal A-Zone regulations

  • Freeboard in X Zones/Local drainage protection


440 flood data maintenance

440 Flood Data Maintenance

  • Additional map data (GIS)

  • Benchmark maintenance

  • Erosion data maintenance

  • FIRM Maintenance

  • 222 points


450 stormwater management

450 Stormwater Management

  • SWM regulations

  • Size of development regulated

  • Design storm/manage sw volume

  • Public maintenance regulation

  • Storage basin maintenance

  • LID

  • Watershed master plan

  • Erosion and sediment control

  • WQ regulations


520 acquisition and relocation

520 Acquisition and Relocation

  • Five elements

  • Can only earn credit under one element

  • Credit criteria specific to each element

  • Impact adjustment - none


530 flood protection

530 Flood Protection

  • Elements (3)

  • Floodplain Project Technique used

  • Floodplain Improvement

  • Protected buildings

  • Credit Calculation

  • Option 1 simpler but max 160 points

  • Option 2 Max 1,900 points

  • Must count structures


540 drainage system maintenance

540 Drainage System Maintenance

  • Channel debris removal

  • Problem site maintenance

  • Capital improvements program

  • Stream dumping regulations

  • Storage basin maintenance

  • Erosion protection maintenance


610 flood warning and response

610 Flood Warning and Response

  • Flood threat recognition system

  • Emergency warning dissemination

  • Flood response operations plan

  • Critical facilities planning

  • StormReady community

  • TsunamiReady community


620 levees

620 Levees

  • Maintenance

  • Failure recognition system

  • Failure warning

  • Failure operations plan

  • Failure critical facilities


630 dams

630 Dams

  • State dam safety program

  • Failure recognition system

  • Failure warning

  • Failure operations plan

  • Failure critical facilities


710 community growth adjustment

710 Community Growth Adjustment

  • US Census growth rate

  • Community/county growth adjustment


330 outreach

330 Outreach

  • Elements (4)

  • Outreach projects

  • Flood response preparations

  • Program for public information

  • Stakeholfder delivery


Sample credit calculations

Sample Credit Calculations

  • 330 Outreach (Max 350 points)

  • Two types of projects

  • Distributed every year

  • Distributed if event, prepared in advance


Outreach credits

Outreach credits

  • Message quantity and content

  • Nature of project

  • Quantity of Delivery


Crs in georgia how does it work why participate

  • OP and FRP points increase by 40% if included in PPI

  • OP points increase by 30% if stakeholder delivery


Messages

Messages


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