More News

City and County work together to provide flood information to the community

image of Lift Station after Hurricane Irma

UPDATE: Know your flood zone, get connected to local agencies 

On Tuesday, September 4, the City of St. Augustine, in conjunction with St. Johns County, hosted a free flood risk and mitigation strategies workshop for the public. The workshop provided information regarding local flood risks, strategies to mitigate personal property, protection of natural resources, hurricane preparedness, and the new FEMA Flood Insurance Risk Maps for portions of St. Johns County.

Following the meeting, several requests were made to have particular resources easily available online:

During this workshop, attendees were shown how to use the county's website to determine flood areas, were given a better understanding of the value of flood insurance, and told of potential mitigation strategies.

 


August 31, 2018

The City of St. Augustine, in conjunction with St. Johns County, will host a free public flood risk and mitigation strategies workshop on Tuesday, September 4, from 3:30pm to 7:00pm, at the main library located at 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Ave.

The workshop will provide information regarding local flood risks, strategies to mitigate your personal property, protection of natural resources, hurricane preparedness, and the new FEMA Flood Insurance Risk Maps for portions of St. Johns County.  The public is encouraged to attend and offer input.

During this workshop, attendees will learn how to use the County website to determine in what flood area they may be located, understand the value of flood insurance, and learn about potential mitigation strategies.  One major objective of this outreach workshop is to ensure the public has ample opportunity for any questions to be answered regarding flood risks.

For additional information, contact the city’s Planning & Building Department at 904.825.1065.