Community Meetings

Flood Recovery and Rebuilding Workshop

The Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, Colorado Water Conservation Board, and Federal Emergency Management Agency have developed a training workshop to provide information to communities and organizations active in flood recovery about how to build stronger and minimize damage from natural disasters. The topics covered will include floodplain regulations, hazard identification, and methods and practices for reducing flood damages to residential buildings.

This workshop will be useful for Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOADs), Floodplain Administrators and Building Officials.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 9, 1-5 p.m.
Where: Boulder County Parks and Open Space
5201 Saint Vrain Road
Longmont, CO 80503

For more information, contact Joanna Czarnecka at 303-455-6277 or jczarnecka@udfcd.org or Jamie Prochno at 303-866-3441 ext 321 or jamie.prochno@state.co.us.

June Flood Recovery Update Meetings

To inform residents of unincorporated Boulder County about the progress made on various flood recovery projects, explain projects currently in place and discuss plans for future efforts, the county held several Flood Recovery Update Meetings.  

These meetings were a check in with residents and provided updates about revisions to private access policies, comprehensive creek planning, permanent road construction and grant funding for housing repairs including driveways, culverts, bridges and wells/septic (and other updates).

Who: Lefthand and James Canyon Neighborhoods
When: June 4, 6:45-8:30 p.m.
Presentation

Who: Wagonwheel Gap Neighborhood
When: June 5, 6-8 p.m.
Presentation

Who: Fourmile and Salina Neighborhoods
When: June 9, 6-8 p.m.
Presentation 

Who: Apple Valley, North and South St. Vrain, Longmont Dam Rd. Neighborhoods
When: June 11, 6:45-8:15 p.m., (6:15 p.m. potluck)
Presentation

Who: Raymond/Riverside
When: June 12, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Peaceful Valley Ranch, 475 Peaceful Valley Rd (south of Raymond, Hwy 72)
Presentation
CDOT Presentation 

Housing and Human Services Presentation

For more information, contact Katie Arrington at karrington@bouldercounty.org or 303-441-1609.

Spring Runoff & Community Preparedness Meetings

In an effort to inform residents about the risks associated with the upcoming post-flood spring runoff, Boulder County hosted Spring Runoff & Community Preparedness Meetings.

These meetings included information about potential spring runoff and summer flooding hazards, emergency preparedness measures, and updates about recovery projects such as the Comprehensive Creek Planning Initiative, FEMA buyout program, CDBG-DR funding, flood insurance, and housing assistance. Additionally the County presented an assessment of hazardous conditions and possible mitigation strategies such as debris removal, creek bank stabilization and channel restoration. The Long-Term Flood Recovery Group of Boulder County also provided information about resources to meet individual unmet needs.

Meetings featured a presentation with information about county recovery efforts. Staff information tables were set up in order to help answer specific questions or connect residents to the right team for a follow-up discussion. Resource guides, preparedness guides and literature for other recovery, rebuilding or preparedness programs were provided.

Videos of the meeting held in Longmont on March 10th, 2014 are posted on the Videos page.

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