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Annapolis Braces For Hurricane Season With Flood Insurance Info Meeting

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (CBSDC) - The town of Annapolis is preparing for the hurricane season by calling a residential meeting to go over flood preparation.

With Hurricane Isaac tearing up the east coast, Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold announced he will be holding an informative session on flood insurance for Annapolis residents.

Leopold says the session will help residents better determine whether or not they are located in a flood zone and if they should consider purchasing flood insurance. Leopold specified, “This is an important information session for residents who may be affected by recent changes made to Floodplain Maps by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)”

The meeting will be held on Sept. 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Severna Park Middle School, located at 450 Jumpers Hole Road in Severna Park. Representatives from Anne Arundel County and Maryland Department of the Environment will be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance.

The session is most important to Annapolis residents whose properties fall within 20 feet of a flood zone.

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