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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Public Notice: Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

Camden County has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding through the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) as a sub-recipient.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, historic, environmental, legal, and safety considerations. Under Executive Order (EO) 11988 and EO 11990, FEMA is required to consider alternatives to and to provide a public notice of any proposed actions in or affecting floodplains or wetlands. EO 12898 also requires FEMA to provide the opportunity for public participation in the planning process and to consider potential impacts to minority and low-income populations. This notice may also fulfill requirements under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

Funding for the proposed project will be conditional upon compliance with all applicable federal, tribal, state, and local laws, regulations, floodplain standards, permit requirements and conditions.

Applicant: Camden County

Project Title: Repetitive Loss Property Elevation

Location of Proposed Work:

    Name of Structure: See Table   

    Address of Structure: See Table, Waverly, Camden County, Georgia 31565

A map showing the location of all properties is available by contacting Julie Haigler at jehaigler@co.camden.ga.us

ResidenceAddressLatitudeLongitudeDate of Construction
14 East AvenueWaverly, GA 3156531.042665-81.5397611970, not eligible for inclusion in NRHP


Special Flood Hazard Area Zone: This project is for the structural elevation of a property located in flood zone AE (1% annual chance flood elevation). Confirmation of location in an SFHA was made by reference to the latest Flood Insurance Rate Map, Panel 13039C0166G. The proposed work conforms to all applicable State of Georgia and local floodplain regulations. The proposed work has no effect on the local floodplain. 


Proposed Work and Purpose: 

Camden County is requesting funds to structurally elevate one (1) flood-prone properties located in the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA). The properties will be elevated out of the Special Flood Hazard Area. 


Project Alternatives:  

Alternative #1 (no action alternative): If no action is taken, the properties will continue to flood. The property owners will continue to file insurance claims and more money will be spent to repair and insure their homes.


Alternative #2: An alternative project would be to relocate the home to a different location outside of the Special Flood Hazard Area.


Comment Period:

Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies; and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to Camden County. All comments are due within 30 days of this notice. Camden County will forward comments to applicable regulatory agencies as needed. 

Interested persons may submit comments, obtain more detailed information about the proposed action, or request a copy of the findings by contacting:

Julie Haigler at jehaigler@co.camden.ga.us


POSTED ON: November 1, 2019

End of Notice



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