Indianapolis, Ind. – Yesterday, at the North American Snow Conference opening general session, APWA President Bo Mills announced the association's adoption of a national Public Works First Responder symbol. The symbol is to be used throughout North America to recognize pubic works professionals' federally-mandated role as first responders. To ensure this symbol has maximum exposure (on … Continue reading APWA announces rollout of national Public Works First Responder symbol
Staffing for Adequate and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Application Period The application period for the Fiscal Year 2017 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants is open, with $345 million in funding available to enhance the ability of recipients to attain and maintain 24-hour fire department staffing and to assure that their communities … Continue reading Grant Funding for Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER)
Good morning. Please find a link here to 82 FR 37106-Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) request for comments on Non-Disaster (ND) Grants System grant applications. As you may be aware, ND Grants is a web-based grants management system that fulfills FEMA's strategic initiative to consolidate the entire non-disaster grants management lifecycle … Continue reading Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) request for comments on Non-Disaster (ND) Grants System grant applications
Good afternoon, please find a link, here, to the FEMA Flood Risk Mapping Guidelines and Standards. FEMA has published information about the upcoming annual update and the start of public review of planned changes to Risk MAP standards, expected to be released in November 2017. As you may be aware, FEMA updates standards and guidance … Continue reading FEMA – Risk Map Standards & Guidance Updates (APWA)
June 26, 2017 Share: **Due to the upcoming July 3-7 Congressional district work period, the next edition of the APWA Washington Report will be sent out on July 10. We hope you have … Continue reading APWA Washington Report – June 26, 2017
Good afternoon, please find for your review/information 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application information. The application period for the 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards will open Thursday, April 27, 2017. The awards highlight innovative local practices and achievements by honoring individuals, organizations, and jurisdictions that have made outstanding contributions toward strengthening … Continue reading 2017 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Award Application information
Hurricane season is right around the bend. Get prepared or increase your preparedness by using the FEMA app through Apple Store or the FEMA app through Google Store.
Intergovernmental Affairs Advisory (APWA) January 26, 2017 Provided below for your information is the Calendar Year (CY) 2017 Consumer Price Index adjustment to the statewide per capita impact indicator for recommending cost share adjustments for major disasters. Notice is hereby given that the statewide per capita indicator for recommending cost share adjustments for any major … Continue reading CY 2017 Consumer Price Index (CPI) Adjustments