Town of Saratoga to challenge flood map

Updated flood map, alternate transportation path discussed by governing body


February 16, 2023

Courtesy Federal Emergency Management Administration

The updated FEMA flood map includes portions of town which, historically, have not flooded when the North Platte River exceeded its banks. Map courtesy of Federal Emergency Management Administration.

After several years developing new flood maps, the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has finalized the documents. The maps, however, are being called into question by a former council member and the county emergency manager.

Discussion about the flood map was one of several topics discussed at the February 7 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council. The governing body also discussed a Transportation Alternative Master Plan, which has been spearheaded by Saratoga resident McCall Burau.

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