MCCC Updates

As our meetings progress, check here for news and updates based on meeting discussions, feedback from public outreaches, and general discussion.  Just click on the links below to see our emails updates and other recent content.  Or search to find key terms.

THE NFIP HAS LAPSED

The National Flood Insurance Program has lapsed.  This mean that until the government shutdown is over:   No new flood insurance policies can be purchased No new renewal bills can be issued If you have a policy in place, you will see no changes and claims will be paid as usual &n
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NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY JANUARY 19th

As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, January 19th.   The NFIP continues to be ties to the Congressional Budget.  If there is a government shutdown, the NFIP also shuts down.  This wi
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Guide to Filing a Flood Claim

DEVESTATING FLOODING On January 4th, 2018, areas of the South Shore of Massachusetts saw some of the worst flooding since 1978.   A high tide at 12:30PM, plus a king tide (2 extra feet of tide) plus an additional 3 feet of surge made for a historic event.  This event will show how our
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UPDATE: NFIP Extended 4 weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 4 WEEKS On Friday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 4 weeks until January 19th, 2018. Like before, this relieves the urgency of a program lapse, and we still urge you to be vigilant. Pay premiums on time and purchase flood insurance sooner r
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AGAIN: Flood Program Expires Friday

NFIP SET TO EXPIRE FRIDAY As of the writing of this message, Congress has not yet extended the National Flood Insurance Program, which expires at midnight on Friday, December 22nd.  This will continue to be an issue as Congress intends to only pass short term extensions for the forese
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Update: Flood Program Extended 2 Weeks

NFIP EXTENDED FOR 2 WEEKS Yesterday, Congress extended the National Flood Insurance Program for 2 weeks until December 22nd, 2017.   While this may temporarily relieve the urgency of a program lapse, we still urge you to be vigilant and follow these recommendations:   If you
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CRITICAL UPDATE: NFIP Expires Tomorrow

MESSAGE ON POSSIBLE NFIP EXPIRATION At the end of the day on Friday, December 8th, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) expires.  The extension of the program is built into the Congressional Continuing Resolution, which has yet to be passed.  If the Continuing Resolution is not
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Coastal Connection Update

Hazard Mitigation Public Meeting The Town of Marshfield will be having a public Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting on December 6th from 6pm to 8pm at the Ventress Library Program Room.  This meeting will discuss the draft hazard mitigation plan, with discussion and comments.  There will b
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Urgent Flood Program Changes

ATTENTION MARSHFIELD, SCITUATE AND DUXBURY RESIDENTS   Were you newly mapped into a flood zone in last years map revision? Have you purchased insurance yet? Not sure if you were newly mapped?   NOVEMBER 3rd 2017 is the LAST day you can purchase the newly mapped flood insurance policy!
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Potential Impacts from Hurricane Jose

There is no doubt that Hurricane Jose will impact our area.  As of right now, the storm is a Hurricane.  And while experts believe the storm will impact us as a tropical storm, the facts remain that our impacts could be: High winds (60mph+) 1-6 Inches of rain Coastal erosion and flood
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