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Flood insurance rate maps meetin Oct. 1

SHERIDAN — Sheridan County and the city of Sheridan are hosting a public informational meeting to discuss the upcoming Flood Insurance Rate Maps.

The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.

These maps, along with the Flood Insurance Study, are used by Sheridan County and the incorporated communities to manage activity within floodplain areas.

In order to maintain eligibility under the National Flood Insurance Program, Sheridan County and the cities of Sheridan, Dayton and Ranchester are also in the process of adopting new or updated Floodplain Management Regulations.

Representatives from Sheridan County and the city of Sheridan will be available to discuss the FIRM maps and proposed changes to their respective regulations. A Federal Emergency Management Agency representative will be in attendance as well as representatives from the State Office of Emergency Management.

Call Sheridan County Public Works Director Rod Liesinger at 674-2920 or city Engineer Lane Thompson at 675-4228 with questions.


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