Fort Pierre To Allow More Work On Flood Map Study

The City of Fort Pierre is allowing $1500 to be used for additional flood study work on the Missouri River. Scott Switzer with Broz Engineering say three properties have never been mapped for flood protection maps, and FEMA wants them added…

Switzer says staff at FEMA dealing with the study has changed and that they now want additional information…

Switzer told the Fort Pierre City Council Monday that there are significant discrepancies in the FEMA maps and he’s worried those will complicate the process…

Fort Pierre and Broz have a window of 60 to 75 days to respond to FEMA’s request to have the maps redrawn. Rick Hahn, the Director of Public Works for Fort Pierre says FEMA is not allowing any new letters of map revision until the flood plain maps are corrected.