Town News: Public Notice on FEMA Program

The Town of Holden Beach has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) as a sub-recipient. This project is for restoration of engineered beach in the Town of Holden Beach, damaged due to storm surge during Tropical Storm Michael. The Town of Holden Beach plans to restore the facility back to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity within the existing footprint. The repairs include replacing 389,304 CY of engineered beach at the Central Reach portion of the beach. The Town of Holden Beach plans to dredge and pipe sand for this project from an approved and permitted offshore sand borrow site, simultaneously with beach restoration from Hurricane Florence. We will also renew state and federal environmental permits from a previous project and prepare a maintenance plan for the engineered beach site. The project will minimize the impact of floods on human health, safety, or welfare while providing beach stabilization in the project area. Click here to view the full text of the Final Public Notice. 

Comments are solicited from the public; local, state or federal agencies, and other interested parties in order to consider and evaluate the impacts of the proposed project. The comments should be made in writing and addressed to: FEMA Internal 11988 Reviewer, FEMA Region 4, 3003 Chamblee-Tucker Road, Atlanta, Georgia, 30341.
Alternatively, comments may be emailed to: Please send comments with the subject line [DR-4412-NC-00011 11988 COMMENT]. All comments are due by no later than 30 days of the posted date of this notice.
POSTED ON: October 7, 2019

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