Public Notice of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Project Application
On December 15, 2016, a major disaster declaration was issued by President Barrack H. Obama following severe wildfires that occurred between November 28, 2016 to December 9, 2016. Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds were made available to provide resources to assist states, tribal governments, territories and local communities in their efforts to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insurable under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as authorized by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended. This funding is implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 5121-5207.
Proposed Work and Purpose
The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County proposes to purchase and demolish two (2) flood prone single family residential dwelling in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee. Upon successful offer, acceptance and sale, the subgrantee will inspect, abate any hazardous conditions, and then demolish the structure within 90 days of purchase. The site will then be restored and deed restricted as open space consistent with 44 CFR Part 80 in perpetuity. The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County will take ownership and be responsible for post project site maintenance and inspections. Acquiring and demolishing the structure is the only permanent solution to mitigate the risk of continued flooding of the residences. Information regarding the location of the property selected for this mitigation effort is detailed below:
Location of Proposed Work
The one (1) property is located on 3859 Crouch Drive and one (1) property is located on 4343 Eatons Creek Road. Both properties are a part of a neighborhood located adjacent to Whites Creek.
Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with the proposed projects and is wishing to comment on these projects may submit written comments to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, contact information below. All comments received by October 18, 2017 will be reviewed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and forwarded on to the State and FEMA.
Stan Robinson, Administrative Assistant Officer, 615-862-4516