Advice on whether to Reopen Super storm Sandy Flood Insurance Claims
Sandy-impacted homeowners still undecided about whether to reopen claims denied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), can get advice from a seminar being hosted by Stop FEMA Now this Saturday.
Free Legal Clinics for Sandy Impacted Homeowners
Sandy impacted homeowners being bombarded with attorney solicitations for help with filing flood insurance claims through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's review process, are being advised to attend free legal clinics being offered by the Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group.
New Worry for Sandy Impacted Homeowners
Scam artists offering legal advice to help guide flood insurance policy holders through the Super storm Sandy claims review process is now a concern for homeowners still dealing with rebuilding issues more than two-and-a-half years after the hurricane, according to U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Thursday.
State Gives Toms River $1 million Beach Replenishment Grant
Toms River will be able to better protect itself from future storms while awaiting for the much-delayed Army Corps of Engineers Beach Replenishment project to be completed, thanks to a $1 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP).
Sandy Task Force Launches
The Sandy Task Force created to examine problems within the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that arose in the wake of Super storm Sandy and to develop recommendations for short- and long-term fixes officially launched Tuesday in Washington, D.C..
FEMA Notices on Appealing and Reviewing Claims in the National Flood Insurance Program expected Soon
By the end of April, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is expected to mail notices to all policy holders who filed claims with its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on how to appeal or request a review in light of allegations of fraud and questionable engineering reports that led to underpayments and denials, according to Paul Weberg, Senior Engineer with FEMA Region II in New York.
Brick Township Offering Amnesty for Work Done without Permits
Brick Township residents who did work to their properties before or after super storm Sandy without permits will get a chance to file the proper paper work without being penalized.
Toms River Barrier Island Group Pleased with Passage of the Eminent Domain Ordinance
The Ortley Beach Voters and Taxpayers Association is ecstatic the federally-funded Army Corps of Engineers Protective Dune Project will be able to move forward next year, once Toms River Township legally obtains the 16 remaining easements from beachfront property owners.
Toms River Targets “Gang of 16″ in Eminent Domain Ordinance
16 remaining eminent domain hold-outs are running out of time in Toms River. The Township Council tonight holds a public hearing and vote on a measure to take legal action against the oceanfront property owners to allow a federally-funded protective dune project to move forward.