FEMA changing its floodplain maps, here’s what you need to know

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making some changes to its floodplain maps and it’s giving the people of Springfield-Greene County a chance to attend one of four open houses about the changes. 

According to a FEMA release, the open houses will be held between June 4th through June 6th. 

Specific times and locations for each open house date are listed below. 

Tuesday, June 4: 3-8 p.m. at Missouri Career Center, 2900 E. Sunshine

Springfield, MO 65804

Wednesday, June 5: 2-7 p.m. at Republic City Park, 711 E. Miller Road

Republic, MO 65738

Thursday, June 6: 6-8:30 p.m. at Willard Community Building, 222 W. Jackson

Willard, MO 65781

Thursday, June 6: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fair Grove City Hall, 81 S. Orchard Blvd.

Fair Grove, MO 65548.

FEMA says it mailed letters to the houses of those people who live in places where their floodplain status is changing. 

If you would like to review the early version of this changing map online, you can do so by following this link.

You can also make an appeal to change your flood designation by sending your appeal and all necessary data and documentation to: 

Chris Dunnaway, P.E.
City of Springfield
P.O. Box 8368
Springfield, MO 65802

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