• flood-open-house

Event Category: Community Events and Educational Events

  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Kewaunee County community officials invite community members to join them at a virtual Flood Risk Open House on June 7 and 9, 2022.

    Algoma City Hall will be open on June 9, 2022 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm if you would like to join in person.

    At the virtual Open House, residents will:
    • Hear from the project team, flood insurance professionals and state officials about what updated flood maps mean for their community.
    • Review the preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for Kewaunee County.
    • Locate their property and risk on the preliminary maps.
    • Get answers to questions about the maps, the mapping process and flood insurance.
    WHAT: Kewaunee County – Virtual Open House to Review New Flood Maps
    WHEN: June 7 and 9, 2022, 5-7 p.m. CT
    Algoma City Hall will be open for residents to come join this VIRTUAL event on Thursday June 9, 2022 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
    WHERE: Visit www.zoom.com and enter the following:
    Meeting ID: 160 488 7386, Passcode: KCOH2022.
    You may also call 1-551-285-1373 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode listed above.

    Property owners must understand their risk and take advantage of the tools and programs available to them, including flood insurance. Flood insurers use the FIRM and FIS to set requirements and costs.

    With ever-increasing severe weather events, did you know flooding is the top natural disaster in the United States? And flood risk is increasing here in Wisconsin? Do you know your flood risk and how to best protect your home and loved ones?

    Kewaunee County residents can view the county’s updated flood maps at https://msc.fema.gov/fmcv. (Search by address on the updated FEMA flood maps to learn if your home is in a newly mapped flood zone!)
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  • Venue:

    Algoma City Hall (June 9, 2022)
    417 Fremont St.
    Algoma, WI