FEMA’s Threat of Probabtion More of a Warning, Probabtion Unlikely

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8/13/14   3:44 p.m.

What seemed like a threat of impending probation from FEMA turned out to be nothing more than a warning. A letter sent to the mayor of Findlay in April threatened the probabtion as well as possible flood insurance premium increases.

Findlay Service-Safety Director Paul Schmelzer said he clarified things with FEMA yesterday, who assured him the probability of probation is low.

Audio: Paul Schmelzer

According to Schmelzer, the need for more information stems from Findlay’s recent efforts to join a community rating system to reduce flood insurance premiums. Once those efforts were initiated FEMA began taking a closer look at Findlay and found what they called, “112 outstanding issues and potential violations.”

Audio: Paul Schmelzer

Schmelzer said the threat is simply a way FEMA insures communities will get back to them  in a timely manner with the necessary information, which Findlay has.

About the author  ⁄ Genna Freed