NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
L-273 Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
OFFERED BY: DHSEM
LOCATION: Bernalillo County OEM Atrium
6840 2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
DATES & TIME: March 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11, 2022 [8:00 -17:00]
The CFM Exam will be held Friday March 11, 2022 Registration for the exam must be done though NMFMA at the following link: NMFMA CFM exam application and instructions
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide an organized training opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinances. The course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This course is intended for local officials responsible for administering local floodplain management ordinances, including but not limited to floodplain management administrators, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, and public works officials. Federal/state/regional floodplain managers also are encouraged to attend.
PREREQUISITES REQUIRED: Recommended: Participants unfamiliar with NFIP maps and studies are HIGHLY encouraged to complete the following online tutorials immediately prior to attending the course at http://www.fema.gov/online-tutorials (under Other Tutorials tab): Flood Insurance Rate Map tutorial, Flood Insurance Study tutorial, IS1100, Increased Cost of Compliance, IS1102, The Theory of Elevation Rating, IS1103 Elevation Certificate for Surveyors, IS1113 Coastal Barrier Resources Act
COST: There is no cost for registered participants and course materials are provided.
REGISTRATION: To register go to
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: A Notice of Acceptance and additional information on the course will be sent to applicants prior to the course start date.
For additional information contact:
Loretta Hatch, 505-377-1616, Loretta.Hatch@state.nm.us