Mitigating Hazards Through Land Use Solutions Workshop 2

This is a closed event, limited to those communities identified below.

September 6, 2018
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
City of Longmont Library
409 4th Avenue, Longmont CO 80501
8 AICP CMs Approved

The Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DSHEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are holding a one-day (8 am to 5 pm) workshop with six Colorado communities (Brighton, Larkspur, Denver, Fort Collins, Longmont, Lyons, and Thornton) to explore land use solutions to mitigate the impacts of flooding. The workshop will be a deep dive into the steps necessary to develop and adopt preventive mitigation actions. Utilizing DOLA’s Planning for Hazards Guide (, the workshop will assist teams from in development of a roadmap to implementing a flood mitigation strategy.

Learning Objectives

1. Determine a land use solution to mitigation an aspect of flooding in their community.
2. Develop a process for adopting the land use solution.
3. Determine the stakeholder engagement strategy.
4. Develop an implementation/adoption plan.

SpeakerJulie Baxter, AICP CFM and Dale Case, AICP



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