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A Local Officials Guide to the Community Rating System


November 09, 2011


Beaufort, SC


The Community Rating System (CRS) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements. CRS supports an integrated approach to floodplain management through stormwater management, natural resource protection, planning and design, construction and permitting, public information and education, and flood preparedness.

Course Description: This full-day course will be taught by Mandy Todd, the coastal North Carolina and South Carolina Community Rating System Specialist. The program will be relevant for new and seasoned CRS participating community officials.

Who Should Attend: City and County Officials, Building and Con-struction Officials, Emergency Managers, Floodplain Managers, Landscape Architects, Planners, Stormwater Engineers, and other Decision Makers Directly and Indirectly Involved in Flood-plain Management in the Coastal Zone.

CM I 4.5 AICP members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for this activity. (Pending approval)
SCPEAC and ASFPM—Approved for 4.5 Hours of Continuing Education Credit


Blaik Pulley Keppler, Reserve Manager

Phone: (843) 953-9024

  • Training
  • Local Government
  • Planners
  • Stormwater Managers
  • Coastal Hazards & Hurricanes
  • Coastal Management
  • Economics
  • Stormwater Management
Focus Areas
  • County: Beaufort
  • Fall 11 (Oct - Dec)
Leading Org.
  • ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve, SC Department of Natural Resources
Supporting Orgs.
  • ACE Basin CTP
  • North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
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