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General Notice: Notice of Public Comment - Community Flood Preparedness Fund Draft Guidelines

red dot In Progress!     Opened on 12/7/2020 and closes at 11:59pm on 1/31/2021

Purpose of Notice:  The Department of Conservation and Recreation is accepting public comment to establish guidelines for implementation of the Community Flood Preparedness Fund (the Fund) as required by the Clean Energy and Community Flood Preparedness Act (the Act), which Governor Northam signed on July 1, 2020.

After reviewing public comment and making any necessary and appropriate amendments to the draft, DCR will finalize the guidelines no later than March 1, 2021. The finalized guidelines will inform the development of annual requests for proposals (RFPs), a grant manual, and scoring criteria for grant and loan applications.

Public Comment Period: The public comment period for this forum will begin December 7, 2020 and close on January 31, 2021.  In accordance with statutory requirements, a separate 30-day guidance document public forum ...... read the full general notice

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund Guidelines Adam Gillenwater, Piedmont Environmental Council  1/25/21  3:56 pm
Land conservation of open space, floodplains, and other elements Parker Agelasto, Capital Region Land Conservancy  1/22/21  2:32 pm
Pre-1970 traditional construction Paige Pollard  1/22/21  10:17 am
Abandoned and derelict vessels (ADVs) are a threat to flood mitigation measures Kathleen Register, Clean Virginia Waterways  1/21/21  4:15 pm
Align with recommendations from CBP LGAC flood forum guidelines Lauren Taneyhill, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office  1/8/21  2:20 pm
Please include multiuse trails Stephanie Lovely, Danville Parks and Recreation  12/16/20  1:58 pm
Projects that help with drought as well as flooding Jean Umiker-Sebeok  12/11/20  12:40 pm
Community Flood Prepareness Fund Marc Aveni  12/9/20  3:49 pm
Funding Reagan B  12/8/20  6:22 pm

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