Dear Flood Insurance and Floodplain Regulations Committee Members:

FEMA recently released a draft policy that potentially affects many, if not most, communities. The FEMA draft policy on Floodplain Management Requirements for Agricultural Structures and Accessory Structures is available at:

ASFPM encourages all its members to review and comment to FEMA by the Jan. 21, 2019 deadline. ASFPM will also submit comments. Please send a copy of your comments to us by Jan. 14 at, so we can summarize and reinforce the concerns and recommendations of our membership.

Humbly yours,

Your Flood Insurance Committee Co-chairs

Bruce A. Bender and Steve Samuelson


Floodplain Regulations Committee Co-chairs

Bill Nechamen and Stacey Ricks

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