The Township will be holding an open house to provide information to residents on flooding, flood risks and prevention, flood insurance, the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System, and various other flooding related topics on Tuesday, July 17 from 6pm to 8pm at the Civic Plaza, 270 Chambers Bridge Road.
Professionals from the Municipality, as well as invited representatives from various agencies will be on hand to assist residents. They include:
- FEMA – Map Specialists, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Division
- NFIP – National Flood Insurance Program
- SMARTVENT® – Risk Reduction Plus Team
- NJDEP – State Floodplain Administration
- Brick Township Floodplain Management & Engineering Department
Property owners will have the opportunity to discuss and inquire about mitigation options and explore potential improvements that can be made to lower flood insurance premiums.
Additionally, representatives from Rowan University will be on hand. The University was awarded a grant from New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a study titled: Impact-Based Decision Making Framework for Community-based Resiliency Planning under Extreme Storm Events. As part of this grant, Rowan University research team will be producing flood information products that residents can access to gain a better understanding of flood risks and steps they can take to protect themselves and their property.
For more information contact the Land Use and Planning Office at 732-262-1344.