Town of Saratoga to accept new flood maps
With information from a third-party engineer, Saratoga Town Council opts not to challenge preliminary flood maps from FEMA
October 26, 2023
Calling it "a battle we more than likely can't win" the Saratoga Town Council will not be challenging the updated flood insurance rate maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
That decision came at the October 17 meeting of the Saratoga Town Council following information from Nathan Werner of S20 Engineering. The firm had been engaged by the Town of Saratoga last month to review the preliminary maps released by FEMA. Werner, along with reviewing the maps, worked with Director of Public Works Emery Penner and Jon Nelson of North Fork Engineering.
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