April 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA)
One Newark Center
17th Floor, Newark

This event took place on April 3, 2017.  Materials and presentations are linked in the agenda below

This workshop is designed as a peer exchange for counties and municipalities in Northern New Jersey to make them more aware of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) and the benefits it can bring to property owners in flood plain areas. The workshop will highlight several counties in our region with CRS User Groups that already provide support to local communities taking advantage of the CRS Program to improve resiliency.

WHEN: Monday, April 3  9:30 to Noon

WHERE: NJTPA Board Room – 1 Newark Center, 17th Floor, Newark, NJ

9:30 – to 9:40 – Welcome – Mary K. Murphy, Executive Director, NJTPA

9:45 to 10:15 – Community Rating System Overview – Marianne Luhrs, AICP, Natural Hazards Program Specialist/Regional CRS Coordinator, FEMA

10:15 to 11:00 – The Local Experience:

11:00 to 12:00 – Q&A/Discussion and Next Steps – Facilitated by Jeff Perlman, NJTPA