UPDATE: NFIP Extended 4 weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 4 WEEKS On Friday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 4 weeks until January 19th, 2018. Like before, this relieves the urgency of a program lapse, and we still urge you to be vigilant. Pay premiums on time and purchase flood insurance sooner rather than later. There is word that […]

NFIP Communities Need Certainty

If there is one thing that 2017 has taught us, it’s that uncertainty is certain.  From international dealings to domestic policy, no time has been as uncertain as now.  There’s no exception when talking about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  Uncertainty with the NFIP is not a foreign, far off issue.  It’s a real, […]

AGAIN: Flood Program Expires Friday

NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, December 22nd.  This will continue to be an issue as Congress intends to only pass short term extensions for the foreseeable future. Last week, FEMA issued guidance for insurance companies on […]

Update: Flood Program Extended 2 Weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 2 WEEKS Yesterday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 2 weeks until December 22nd, 2017.   While this may temporarily relieve the urgency of a program lapse, we still urge you to be vigilant and follow these recommendations:   If your flood insurance policy is due for renewal in the next […]

CRITICAL UPDATE: NFIP Expires Tomorrow

MESSAGE ON POSSIBLE NFIP EXPIRATION At the end of the day on Friday, December 8th, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expires.  The extension of the program is built into the Congressional Continuing Resolution, which has yet to be passed.  If the Continuing Resolution is not passed by Friday night, December 8th, the NFIP will expire.  This means […]

Coastal Connection Update

Hazard Mitigation Public Meeting The Town of Marshfield will be having a public Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting on December 6th from 6pm to 8pm at the Ventress Library Program Room.  This meeting will discuss the draft hazard mitigation plan, with discussion and comments.  There will be a presentation about the town progress to date, including the […]