December 21, 2006 - The City of Knoxville
was required to create a Flood Management Plan due to the number
of repetitive Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood insurance
claims made within the Knoxville community. This plan was completed
in July 2005. As part of that plan and to maintain flood insurance
for the citizens, the City of Knoxville is required to update this
A copy of the December 2006, update to the Flood Management Plan
is available upon request.
The changes made to the plan were recommendations made by the Flood
Management Planning Committee in a committee meeting on Sept. 8,
2006. Since the plan is just over a year old, few changes were made.
The following is a list of the general changes that were made to
Updated the status or description of current or completed
Updated to the members of the Flood Management Committee
members have had a change in employment and are no longer available.
Included the status of the City of Knoxville as a StormReady
earned through the National Weather Service.
Updated committee goals including making the first goal
the installation of
proposed FEMA mapping information in the KGIS system, which we
accomplished earlier this year.
General Housekeeping - updated spelling, grammar and clarifications