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2019 BLUE MOUNTAIN CHAPTER WORKSHOP

  • 16 Nov 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Blue Mountain College

2019 BLUE MOUNTAIN CHAPTER WORKSHOP

NOVEMBER 16, 2019, 8:30 AM

Blue Mtn. Community College, 2411 N.W. Carden Ave., Pendleton OR

(Science and Tech Building, Room ST 214 - near the far west end of the main parking lot)

Cost: $50 7.0 +/- PDH’s, plus meal ($25 guest meal)

Contact Remi Fritz to Attend

Agenda | Speaker Presentations & Bios | Directions

9:00 am – 10:00 am

ODOT: Online resources

Speaker: Bret Elithorp, PLS


This session Bret will go over ODOT's online resources. How to access and find ODOT surveys and maps. What types of information is available online and what additional information that may be requested from ODOT's offices.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

DLCD: Building in the Flood Plain

Celinda Adair, CFM; Katherine Daniel, CFM, AICP

This session will provide updates regarding the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as relevant to Oregon, including the status of the FEMA Elevation Certificate (EC) update, and how a new way of rating flood insurance policies may impact the demand for ECs. Information will also be provided regarding best practices for completing ECs and Letters of Map Amendments (LOMAs). Finally, this presentation will cover state specialty code requirements for Elevation Certificates when structures are being built or substantially improved.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch Break and discussion time; Menu includes chicken enchiladas, salad, dessert and drinks

1:00 pm -2:30 pm

BLM: Case Studies in the Public Land Survey System

Mary J.M. Hartel

This session will provide a Case Study into the Public Land system and the history behind it.

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

NGS 2022, an Overview - “Grid to Ground” Modifications Explained

Bob Green, PLS

This session will discuss the last NGS adjustment schedule for 2022 and Grid to Ground modifications.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Blue Mountain Chapter meeting to discuss presentations and vote on earned PDH’s


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