No flood insurance for Encampment

National Flood Insurance Program unavailable to town residents until conditions are met


February 14, 2018

During a rescheduled regular meeting, held at 7 p.m. on Jan. 5 at the Encampment Town Hall, members of the Encampment Town Council were informed the town was still under the status of "non-participating community" in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Kim Johnson, who represented the program for the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security, explained to the council that while under this status, they would be unable to buy flood insurance.

This revelation came about as Johnson was giving the town council an update on the mapping project which NFIP had began in May 2015. Johnson told the...

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