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Flood map update scheduled for Aug. 23

The Town of Gardnerville will be hosting an open house on flood map changes 6 p.m. Aug. 23 in the town administrative offices, 1407 Highway 395.

Upcoming changes in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's designation of flood-prone areas include the addition of Special Flood Hazard Areas, or floodplains, in the vicinity of Martin Slough, Cottonwood Slough, Pine Nut Creek and Allerman Canal.

Community officials will answer questions regarding flood risks as well as flood insurance. FEMA and State of Nevada representatives will also be on hand. Participants will learn about the National Flood Insurance Program's grandfathering provision and Preferred Risk …

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