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FEMA Announces Additional Lake Michigan WorkMap Meetings

Local officials and technical stakeholders are being invited to community meetings to review and comment on FEMA’s draft coastal flood hazard workmaps for the Lake Michigan Shoreline. FEMA’s outreach for the 2017 workmaps started in early July. Meetings have already occurred for Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin communities. The meeting schedule for Michigan and the remaining Wisconsin counties is below.

Each meeting will include a summary of the draft work maps, Q&A, and a breakout for review of community-specific data via printed and online maps. Staff members and officials representing villages, cities, and county government, regional organizations, non-governmental bodies, neighborhood associations, and harbor and shoreline protection engineers are encouraged to attend and to provide feedback within the 60-day comment period.

Link to Map Viewer User Guide to learn more about the Draft Work Maps.

For more information:
KEN HINTERLONG
Senior Engineer, Risk Analysis
FEMA Region 5
312-408-5529
ken.hinterlong@fema.dhs.gov

Additional Information:
Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Planning Guide: http://www.greatlakesresilience.org/
USACE High Resolution Oblique Aerial Images: https://greatlakes.erdc.dren.mil/

Wisconsin

Ozaukee and Sheboygan County
Tuesday, August 8, 9:30-11:30am
Rocca Meeting Room
Mead Public Library
710 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
Link to Ozaukee County Draft WorkMap
Link to Sheboygan County Draft WorkMap

Manitowoc and Kewaunee County
Tuesday, August 8, 2:00-4:00pm
Wells Fargo Conference Room – Lakeshore Building
Lakeshore Technical College
1290 North Avenue
Cleveland, WI 53015
Link to Manitowoc County Draft WorkMap
Link to Kewaunee County Draft WorkMap

Door County
Monday, August 21, 2:00-4:00pm
Sturgeon Bay Library, JLG Room
107 S 4th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Link to Door County Draft WorkMap

Oconto and Marinette
Tuesday, August 22, 9:30-11:30am
Oconto County Courthouse, Room 1004
301 Washington Street
Oconto, WI 54153
Link to Oconto County Draft WorkMap
Link to Marinette County Draft WorkMap

Brown County
Tuesday, August 22, 2:00-4:00pm
Brown County Central Library, Combined Central Meeting Room ½
515 Pine Street
Green Bay, WI 54301
Link to Brown County Draft WorkMap

Michigan

Mackinac County
Tuesday, August 8, 2:00-4:00pm
St. Ignace Public Library
110 West Spruce Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Link to Mackinac County Draft WorkMap

Charlevoix and Emmet Counties
Wednesday, August 9, 9:00-11:00am
Charlevoix Public Library
220 West Clinton Street
Charlevoix, MI 49770
Link to Charlevoix County Draft WorkMap
Link to Emmet County Draft WorkMap

Grand Traverse and Antrim Counties
Wednesday, August 9, 2:00-4:00pm
Torch Lake Township Hall
2355 N US-31
Kewadin, MI 49648
Link to Grand Traverse County Draft WorkMap
Link to Antrim County Draft WorkMap

Leelanau County
Thursday, August 10, 9:00-11:00am
Leelanau County Government Center
Lower Level Community Meeting Room
8527 East Government Center Drive
Suttons Bay, MI 49682
Link to Leelanau County Draft WorkMap

Berrien & Van Buren Counties
Monday, August 28, 3:00-5:00pm
St. Joseph Public Library – Norris Room
500 Market Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Link to Berrien County Draft WorkMap
Link to Van Buren County Draft WorkMap

Allegan & Ottawa Counties
Tuesday, August 29, 2:00-4:00pm
Herrick District Library – Large Meeting Room
300 South River Street
Holland, MI 49423
Link to Allegan County Draft WorkMap
Link to Ottawa County Draft WorkMap

Muskegon County
Wednesday, August 30, 10:30am-12:30pm
Hackley Public Library – Lower Level
316 West Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49440
Link to Muskegon County Draft WorkMap

Mason and Oceana Counties
Tuesday, September 19, 9:00-11:00am
Mason County Airport
Conference Room
5300 W. U.S. 10
Ludington, MI 49431
Link to Mason County Draft WorkMap
Link to Oceana County Draft WorkMap

Manistee and Benzie Counties
Tuesday, September 19, 2:00-4:00pm
Manistee County Sheriff’s Office
Training Room
1525 E. Parkdale Ave.
Manistee, MI 49660
Link to Manistee County Draft WorkMap
Link to Benzie County Draft WorkMap

Delta County
Thursday, September 21, 10:30-12 noon
Delta County Board Room
2920 College Avenue
Escanaba, MI 49829
Link to Delta County Draft WorkMap

Lake Michigan WorkMap Meetings

Local officials and technical stakeholders are being invited to community meetings to review and comment on FEMA’s draft coastal flood hazard workmaps for the Lake Michigan Shoreline. FEMA’s outreach for the 2017 workmaps starts in early July.

Each meeting will include a summary of the draft work maps, Q&A, and a breakout for review of community-specific data via printed and online maps. Staff members and officials representing villages, cities, and county government, regional organizations, non-governmental bodies, neighborhood associations, and harbor and shoreline protection engineers are encouraged to attend and to provide feedback within the 60-day comment period.

Link to Map Viewer User Guide to learn more about the Draft Work Maps.

For more information:
KEN HINTERLONG
Senior Engineer, Risk Analysis
FEMA Region 5
312-408-5529
ken.hinterlong@fema.dhs.gov

Additional Information:
Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Planning Guide: http://www.greatlakesresilience.org/
USACE High Resolution Oblique Aerial Images: https://greatlakes.erdc.dren.mil/

Illinois

Lake County
Monday, July 10, 1:00-3:00pm
Highland Park City Council Chambers
1707 St. Johns Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035
Link to Lake County Draft WorkMap

Cook County
Tuesday, July 11, 9:30-11:30am
Evanston Civic Center
2100 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
Link to Cook County Draft WorkMap

Indiana

Porter and La Porte County
Wednesday, July 12, 9:30-11:30am
Training Room
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
1100 N. Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304
Link to Porter County Draft WorkMap
Link to La Porte County Draft WorkMap

Lake County
Wednesday, July 12, 2:00-4:00pm
Clipper Room
Hammond Port Authority
701 Casino Center Drive
Hammond, IN 46320
Link to Lake County Draft WorkMap

Wisconsin

Racine and Kenosha County
Wednesday, July 26, 9:30-11:30am
Northside Library Activities Room A
1500 27th Ave.
Kenosha, WI 53140
Link to Racine County Draft WorkMap
Link to Kenosha County Draft WorkMap

Milwaukee County
Wednesday, July 26, 2:00-4:00pm
Bay View Library Community Room
2566 S Kinnickinnic Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Link to Milwaukee County Draft WorkMap

More to come…

Summer 2012 Newsletter Announces GLCFS Discovery Meetings

Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study releases the Summer Newsletter announcing 24 Discovery Meetings for communities along Lake Erie, Lake Michigan and Lake St. Clair that will further engage stakeholders and the public in the Discovery Process, all detailed in the newsletter below. The meetings announced in the newsletter can be found on the Events page.

The Newsletter above is posted on the Newsletters page.

Agenda for Lake Michigan Technical Workshops

The Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study recently announced a series of Technical Workshops around the Great Lakes Basin. The agenda for the first batch of workshops is posted below.

The Agenda is also linked on the event listing of each Technical Workshop, and agendas for the rest of the Technical Workshops will be posted soon.

Spring 2012 Newsletter Announces GLCFS Technical Workshops

Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study releases the first quarterly newsletter. This newsletter announces the technical workshops across the Great Lakes Basin that will seek feedback from technical experts regarding the Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study.

The Newsletter above is posted on the Newsletters page.

GREAT LAKES COASTAL FLOOD STUDY TECHNICAL WORKSHOPS:

Lake Erie
Northeastern Ohio
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Ashtabula County District Library, Geneva Branch
860 Sherman Street
Geneva, OH 44041

North Central Ohio
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Lorain County Library System, South Lorain Branch
2121 Homewood Drive
Lorain, OH 44055

Northwestern Ohio
Thursday, June 14, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Lucas County Public Library, South Branch
1736 Broadway Street
Toledo, OH 43609

New York & Pennsylvania
Workshop Details to be Determined

Lake Michigan
Southeastern Wisconsin
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Milw. Metropolitan Sewerage District Commission Rm
260 West Seeboth Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Northeastern Wisconsin
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, CB 213 A & B
2740 West Mason Street
Green Bay, WI 54307

East Central Wisconsin
Thursday, May 10, 2012 – 8 AM to 12 PM
Lakeshore Technical College, Wells Fargo Conf. Room
1290 North Avenue
Cleveland, WI 53015

Illinois & Indiana
Workshop Details to be Determined

Northwestern Michigan
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Grand Traverse County Civic Center Meeting Room
1113 West Civic Center Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686

West Central Michigan
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
West Shore Community College, North Lounge, Administrative and Conference Building
3000 North Stiles Road
Scottville, MI 49454

Southwestern Michigan
Thursday, June 7, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Lake Michigan College, South Haven Campus, Rm 141
125 Veterans Blvd.
South Haven, MI 49090

Lake St. Clair
Eastern Michigan
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 – 1 to 5 PM
Macomb Community College (Center Campus), Lorenzo Cultural Center
44575 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038

Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study Presentation from March 2012

The following presentation related to the Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study was presented at the Wisconsin Coastal Hazards Workgroup and the Wisconsin County Code Administrators Conference in March. Use the link below to view the presentation:

The Presentation above is posted on the Presentations page.

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Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study Program Schedule Fact Sheet Released

Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study announces the release of a new fact sheet. This fact sheet summarizes the timeline of major milestones in the project schedule of the Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study.

The Fact Sheet above is posted on the Fact Sheet page.

Storm Surge and Wave Modeling Fact Sheet Released

Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study announces the release of a new fact sheet. The fact sheet summarizes the storm surge and wave modeling processes used for the Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study.

The Fact Sheet above is posted on the Fact Sheet page.

Presentation from Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference

The following presentation related to the Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study was presented at the Ohio Statewide Floodplain Management Conference in July. Use the link below to view the presentation:

The Presentation above is posted on the Presentations page.

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Outreach Page Expanded at GreatLakesCoast.org

We’ve expanded the Outreach Page of GreatLakesCoast.org!

The Outreach Page now contains the following sub-sections:

Please check out the new sections using the links above or go to the Outreach Page to see an overview of what each section is about. Thanks!

New Fact Sheets Released

Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study announces the release of two new fact sheets. The first fact sheet summarizes the Great Lakes Coastal Flood Study. The second fact sheet discusses water levels on the Great Lakes:

The Fact Sheets above are posted on the Fact Sheet page.