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Elevation Certificate Training

Posted on: October 7th, 2016 by Caroline Stupple

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Join the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram and Rob Flan­er, Cer­ti­fied Flood­plain Man­ag­er of Tetra Tech, on Mon­day, Octo­ber 17 in Mount Trem­per, NY at the Emer­son Resort and Spa for a spe­cial Ele­va­tion Cer­tifi­cate Work­shop. Event will run from 9:00am to 3:30pm and lunch will be pro­vid­ed. The train­ing will guide par­tic­i­pants through all the nec­es­sary steps to cor­rect­ly com­plete and review a FEMA ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cate. Top­ics to be dis­cussed include:

  • The impor­tance of ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cates in sound flood­plain man­age­ment
  • Tuto­r­i­al on how to find ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cates online, how to use fil­l­able forms and instruc­tion on how to prop­er­ly sub­mit them
  • Instruc­tion on how to prop­er­ly fill out each sec­tion of the ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cate with descrip­tion on how and where infor­ma­tion for each item can be obtained
  • How to iden­ti­fy the prop­er build­ing dia­gram for Item A7 in the ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cate
  • In-depth dis­cus­sion on the dif­fer­ence between each build­ing dia­gram with spe­cial atten­tion paid to com­mon build­ings found in the Catskill region
  • Guid­ance on  com­ple­tion of sur­veys includ­ing method­olo­gies and pro­to­cols for all ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cate Sec­tion C fields
  • Com­mon errors asso­ci­at­ed with ele­va­tion cer­tifi­cates and how to iden­ti­fy and cor­rect them
  • Appro­pri­ate  fil­ing and stor­age strate­gies with empha­sis on how to be com­pli­ant with Com­mu­ni­ty Rat­ing Sys­tem (CRS) require­ments
  • Exam­ples and exer­cis­es for par­tic­i­pants to prac­tice the knowl­edge gained in the work­shop

Addi­tion­al­ly, we antic­i­pate that Cer­ti­fied Flood­plain Man­agers, Code Enforce­ment Offi­cials, and Pro­fes­sion­al Land Sur­vey­ors will receive approx­i­mate­ly six hours of con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion cred­it upon com­ple­tion of this course.

The work­shop is free, how­ev­er, reg­is­tra­tion is required due to lim­it­ed space. Please con­tact Brent Gotsch at 845–688-3047 Ext. 3 or  bwg37@cornell.edu to reg­is­ter for the course or if you have ques­tions.
Please RSVP no lat­er Wednes­day Octo­ber 12 in order to hold your spot!
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