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Mayor Amrhein Establishes Flood Awareness Week in Zachary

Mayor Amrhein issued a proclamation establishing Flood Awareness Week in the City of Zachary. As part of the city’s participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System, this proclamation establishes the week of August 29 – September 2, 2022, as Flood Awareness Week in Zachary. The purpose of Flood Awareness Week is to provide education on and increase awareness of flooding in the community.

The reduction of loss of life and property damage occurs when appropriate flood preparedness, control, and mitigation measures are taken before a flood. We encourage you to learn how to protect yourself and your property by increasing your knowledge of flood awareness. Free FEMA brochures are available at the City Annex Utility Payment Office and the Zachary Library.

“Why Do I Need Flood Insurance?”

“Flood Insurance For Renters”

“Be Prepared For a Flood”

“How to Stay Safe When A Flood Threatens”

“How to Prepare for a Hurricane”

The City of Zachary’s Floodplain Manager is Bryant Dixon. He is responsible for implementing the community’s local floodplain ordinance, ensuring that the city complies with standards, and enforcing any locally imposed higher standards. For questions regarding floodplain, email¬†bryant.dixon@cityofzachary.org

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