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New York State Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association
 



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Floodwall Protection at Lourdes Hospital
Binghamton, NY 
 
 
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Founded in 2000, NYSFSMA brings together New York State professionals to foster awareness, information exchange and cooperation in the floodplain and stormwater management fields.

 

 
 The New York State
Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Association:
 

 Promotes floodplain and stormwater management as a means of reducing flood damage and protecting, restoring and enhancing water quality;
Enhances cooperation between various related private, local, state and federal agencies;
Encourages and ensures effective, new and innovative approaches to managing NYS floodplain and stormwater systems. 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
 
Recent News   

10/11/2016
NYSFSMA Letter to FEMA on the Proposed Rule to Implement EO 13690
 
NYSFSMA sent a letter to Mr. Robert Smith on October 11, 2016, which included comments on the proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13690.
 

10/11/2016
 
NYSFSMA Letter to US ACoE on Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project
 
NYSFSMA sent a letter to Mr. Robert Smith on October 11, 2016, which included comments on the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project.
 

11/09/2016
Powell Responds to NYSFSMA Comments on CRS
 
NYSFSMA sent a letter to Mr. Tom Powell, Chair of the CRS Task Force on March 31, 2016, which included comments on the Community Rating System in NYS and proposed solutions to the issues our communities face in joining the CRS.  We received a reply from Mr. Powell thanking the Association for our comments and letting us know that the CRS Task Force considered our recommendations in development of the 2017 CRS Coordinator's Manual.
 
Please take a few moments to read the letter that NYSFSMA sent to Mr. Powell NYSFSMA CRS Suggestions (03-31-2016)
 
as well as the reply from Mr. Powell Powell Response to CRS Suggestion Letter (11/04/2016)
 
 

11/3/2016
Save the Date:  2017 Annual Meeting, NYSFSMA
 
June 12-14, 2017
Holiday Inn, Binghamton, NY
 


 
08/17/2016
S 1679, Flood Insurance Market Parity & Modernization Act
NYSFSMA Letters to Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand regarding a bill affecting flood insurance that has passed in the House of Representatives (HR 2901) and its companion bill in the Senate (S 1679).  In its current form, will produce unintended negative results and increased cost for taxpayers.
 
See the letters below:
 
 
 

06/17/2016
Another Successful NYSFSMA Conference!
Thank you to all who presented and attended!
 
Here's a picture of a stop along the Bus Tour (shared by a Member)
 
 
 
 

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12/22/2015
NYSFSMA Comments on
“Overview of FEMA’s Intent to Implement the Federal Flood Risk Mgt Standard
 
 

 

Letter from NYSFSMA to Governor Cuomo asking for his support by vetoing the Amendments to 

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Georgica Beach Restoration (East Hampton, NY)
after being damaged in Tropical Storm Lee in 2011. 

 

 
Stormwater Management: Hash Pond
Suffolk County, NY