Email 10/9

MCCC Error Report The Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition has been very busy getting our map error report into the Town of Marshfield before the October 16th map appeal deadline.  We handed in our report on October 4th, and were told by the Town that our appeal is valid, and will be submitted as an appeal […]

Email 9/30

Update: Part 2 of Biggert-Waters goes into effect TODAY The following goes into effect today: -Owners of subsidized policies on property that has experienced severe or repeated flooding will see 25 percent rate increase annually until rates reflect true risk -Owners of subsidized policies on business non-residential properties In a Special Flood Hazard Area will […]

Email 9/23

We have several important updates. September 28th Making Waves Rally (Part of national Stop FEMA Day) On September 28th, there will be rallies all over the country to promote the repeal of FEMA flood maps and Biggert-Waters.  The attention-grabbing headline is not that we want to get rid of FEMA, but that we need to […]

Email 9/17

This is another critical update with some very recent news and upcoming events. September 28th Rally As some of you may know, there is a national “Stop FEMA Now” day on September 28th at 12 noon.  We are working with Scituate to organize the rally.  While details are still being worked out, it looks as […]

Email 9/8

Welcome to another update form the Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition.  It is crunch time.  With only 38 days left to appeal the maps, there is a lot of activity, from both others and us.  There are several very important updates for this week: MCCC Map Appeal Workshop As you may know, we are in a […]

Email 9/3

Good Morning, The Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition has some very important updates to share: FEMA Meeting: This Wednesday, September 4th, at Furnace Brook Middle School, Marshfield will be the official FEMA meeting on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).  There will be an informal map reading from 4:00pm to 7:00pm then a formal presentation by […]

Email 8/18

Good Evening, Welcome to another update from the Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition. After our meeting last week, we have decided to have another Outreach the last week of August.  Exact date, place, and time are not yet known. The official FEMA FIRM map meeting has been set for September 4th at 7:00pm at the Furnace […]

Email 8/13

We had a wildly successful outreach this past Thursday, with close to 150 citizens in attendance. We had feedback from citizens, and all the way from FEMA and NFIP. We were told we were clear, simple, and, while there may still be some confusion, at least we are all on the same page to begin […]

Email to Email List 8/6

Good Evening, Welcome to another update from the Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition. As a reminder, our outreach to inform residents of changes to FEMA flood maps and FEMA flood policies is this Thursday, August 8th at 7:00pm at Saint Anns Parish Hall, Ocean Street, Marshfield. We will be breaking the discussion into two parts.  The […]

Email to Email List

Good evening, For those of you who are new to our email list, welcome to another Marshfield Citizens Coastal Coalition (MCCC) update. The MCCC met last Wednesday, the 17th of July to discuss big changes coming to our FEMA flood maps and our flood insurance rates.  There is so much to explain on both issues, […]