FEMA’s Revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps Now Available
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released its revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Morris County on August 22nd. Municipal and County officials should be receiving paper versions of the FIRMs in the next several days via mail. Digital versions of the maps can be viewed at: http://bit.ly/1puArso; this website also provides a search function for specific addresses.
FEMA will be scheduling two open house meetings for the public in early November. The formal 90-day Appeal Period for municipalities is expected to begin in the late fall. The exact dates will be announced via public notice in local newspapers. Please visit Morris County’s FIRMs page to view these maps, and for information about the map adoption process, the appeal procedure, the public meeting schedule, and resources at the federal and local levels.
2017 Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy
CLASS IS FILLED TO CAPACITY
Enrollment for this summer’s highly competitive 2017 Morris County Public Safety Youth Academy has opened, with limited space available for the intensive week-long course for young Morris County women and men, entering Grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2017.
The fifth-annual, week-long academy will be held from July 31 to Aug. 4 at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany. It is completely free of charge to the cadets and their families.
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