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County to host flood mitigation meetings

February 15, 2014

For those who have been hit by soaring flood insurance rates or those whose properties were affected by Tropical Storm Lee, Lycoming County is holding meetings to assess the county’s mitigation need......

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Feb-15-14 7:59 AM

supporting Biggert Waters) is making their biggest investment ( their home )worthless... This is a man made crisis and man can fix it.Biggert Waters needs REPEALED! How can I be paying less then 500$ a month fire insurance if my building burns down to the ground, but if I get a flooded where I may lose some carpet and some basement utilities, I am being forced to pay over $5000? Why ?? I have called John Boehners and Toomey"s office and told him to call me, not an aide I want to talk to him.He does not have the right to do this to hard working families.( 65 right here in my small neighborhood, 5.6 million in the usa).Who does he think he is?? They want us to cower in a corner and not do anything ???! I am mad as hell! Someone steals from me what is the difference?? They are stealing my property value and forcing us to pay ridiculous rates. I can call them terrorists, ruining our country. work to repeal@

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Feb-15-14 8:01 AM

How about this for a nation trying to move forward!!!! No homes or businesses sold EVER, near any creek, river, shore, brook, underground well, spring, estuary, stream, tributary,beck,branch,,course,,rill,rivulet,run,runnel, water coastline in the entire usa!!We need natural disaster insurance, Who knows where a natural disaster will strike? Pay for it thru 100$ for every home(310 mill in Usa and business??) Like Fema minus the stupidity and corruption)

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Feb-15-14 8:06 AM

People struggle to fix things that are broke.You want us to fix things that are working ??Replace a perfectly good electric and heating system cause some politician said Noahs flood is coming?, I"ll get right on that! fix the corruption in your own house!

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Feb-15-14 8:14 AM

give input on uses of Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds. Why dont u buy a big crystal ball see where the next disaster will strike? U wanna buy out neighborhoods like me and my 65 neighbors here in our 200 year old viable neighborhood.Fema is nuts Lavelle listening to them and jumping thru their hoops is nuts.

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Feb-15-14 8:34 AM

My 65 neighbors and I have been paying almost 1000$ flood insurance on these properties for many years with no claims EVER!! I pay 500 fire insurance, dont tell us we are subsidized, realistically we are paying 500 a month more then we should have.We are paying for ROYALIST TO SELL ME THE POLICY who werent responsible for any claims!! 54% ADMINISTRATION FEES.

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Feb-16-14 7:05 AM

If you are concerned about the huge flood insurance premium increases, Join us online at Stopfemanow dot com. Stop FEMA Now is a national group of primary and secondary homeowners fighting for affordable flood insurance, for all and to delay and repeal the Biggert Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. We have chapters in every state but need you to help us. Get facts, not rumors, come join Stopfemanow dot com.

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