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FEMA CHANGING SULTAN FLOOD PLAIN MAP: WILL BE SHOWN AT MEETING
November 13, 2008
(SULTAN, WA) -- Local Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) officials will present an overview of the flood zone restudy of the Sultan and Skykomish Rivers to a joint meeting of the Sultan City Council and Planning Board on November 18th at Sultan City Hall located at 319 Main Street, Sultan. The meeting will begin at 6:00pm.
At approximately 7:30pm, FEMA Officials will present an overview of the flood zone restudy. This restudy of flood modeling of the Sultan and Skykomish Rivers has the potential of raising flood insurance fees for hundreds of households and many local residents may be impacted. The full study will be completed in early 2009.
Preceding the FEMA presentation the city council and planning board agenda will begin by reviewing the basic legal guidelines for elected and appointed officials, including issues of appearance of fairness and conflict of interest as it relates to elected and appointed officials
Following the FEMA presentation, the Council and Board will discuss and finalize the Planning Board’s 2009 work plan. This plan will set basic direction and goals for the Planning Board for the upcoming year. Items on the work plan include revising and adopting public participation procedures, revising the processing for new development and land use applications and updating the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
All residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The Planning Board usually meets the first and third Tuesday’s of each month. The next regular scheduled meeting is November 25, 2008. For more information, contact Bob Martin, Development Director at 360-793-2231.