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File #: 19-3165    Name: RESOLUTION NO. R2019-48 (PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION (PPI), INCLUDING FLOOD RESPONSE PREPARATIONS (FRP) AND FLOOD INSURANCE PROMOTION, FOR WELLINGTON’S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM (CRS)) A RESOLUTION OF WELLINGTON, FLORIDA’S COUNCIL ADOPTING FORMAL PROG
Type: Building Code
Body: Village Council
Agenda Date: 8/13/2019 Final action:
Title: ITEM: RESOLUTION NO. R2019-48 (PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION (PPI), INCLUDING FLOOD RESPONSE PREPARATIONS (FRP) AND FLOOD INSURANCE PROMOTION, FOR WELLINGTON'S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM (CRS)) A RESOLUTION OF WELLINGTON, FLORIDA'S COUNCIL ADOPTING FORMAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION, INCLUDING FLOOD RESPONSE PREPARATIONS AND FLOOD INSURANCE PROMOTION, FOR INTEGRATION INTO WELLINGTON'S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM, TO MEET THE NEW REQUIREMENTS OF FEMA'S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. REQUEST: Approval of Resolution No. R2019-48 adopting FEMA-compliant public outreach elements, including a Program for Public Information (PPI), with Flood Response Preparations (FRP) and Flood Insurance Promotion, for integration into Wellington's Community Rating System (CRS) and the Village floodplain management program.
Attachments: 1. 1. 2019 Resolution CRS, 2. 2. PPI Updated 2019, 3. 3. PPI 2017 Manual
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ITEM: RESOLUTION NO. R2019-48 (PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION (PPI), INCLUDING FLOOD RESPONSE PREPARATIONS (FRP) AND FLOOD INSURANCE PROMOTION, FOR WELLINGTON'S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM (CRS))

A RESOLUTION OF WELLINGTON, FLORIDA'S COUNCIL ADOPTING FORMAL PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION, INCLUDING FLOOD RESPONSE PREPARATIONS AND FLOOD INSURANCE PROMOTION, FOR INTEGRATION INTO WELLINGTON'S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM, TO MEET THE NEW REQUIREMENTS OF FEMA'S COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

REQUEST: Approval of Resolution No. R2019-48 adopting FEMA-compliant public outreach elements, including a Program for Public Information (PPI), with Flood Response Preparations (FRP) and Flood Insurance Promotion, for integration into Wellington's Community Rating System (CRS) and the Village floodplain management program.

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EXPLANATION: In October 2003, the Village of Wellington qualified for the Community Rating System (CRS). CRS is a component of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It provides reductions to flood insurance premiums for residents and businesses within participating communities. The reductions are based on community floodplain management programs, including public information activities. To keep those discounts, communities must continue to implement their programs and provide status reports to the NFIP each year. Since its participation in the CRS Program, the Village has prioritized the dissemination of flood-related information to its residents and businesses. Over the years, the Village has expanded this outreach to include, among other items, a community brochure mailed to all properties in the community and numerous outreach efforts using electronic media.

Wellington currently holds a Class 6 CRS rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO). With this rating, property owners in the Special Flood Hazard Area of Wellington receive an incentive discou...

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