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File #: Ord. 2020-87    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 11/15/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/2/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider approval of Ordinance 2020-87, on the first of two readings, amending Chapter 39 of the San Marcos City Code regarding flood damage prevention by providing for enhanced flood damage prevention and mitigation standards; providing a savings clause; providing for the repeal of any conflicting provisions; and providing an effective date.
Attachments: 1. Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, 2. Floodplain Exhibit
AGENDA CAPTION:
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Consider approval of Ordinance 2020-87, on the first of two readings, amending Chapter 39 of the San Marcos City Code regarding flood damage prevention by providing for enhanced flood damage prevention and mitigation standards; providing a savings clause; providing for the repeal of any conflicting provisions; and providing an effective date.
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Meeting date: December 2, 2020

Department: Engineering & CIP

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Background Information:
This is an update to the City Code of Ordinances Chapter 39: Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance to adopt the latest Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Caldwell and Guadalupe Counties. As part of the City's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program the City's Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance regulates the flood hazard areas based on the adopted Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Flood Insurance Study. The current ordinance reads as follows:
(1) "Flood Insurance Study for Hays County, Texas, and Incorporated Areas," dated September 2, 2005, with accompanying flood insurance rate maps and any revisions thereto;
(2) "Flood Insurance Study for Caldwell County, Tex...

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