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**Public Notice **    The public is hereby notified of a Special Called Meeting of the Nashville Town Council on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Town Council Chambers.  This meeting will be held for the purpose of:  Consideration of participation in the Downtown Strong Initiative; Closed Session for personnel and for real estate.  The public is invited to attend.

**Public Notice**     The Town Council of the Town of Nashville will  hold a   Public Hearing  on  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm in Town Council Chambers at which  time the council will hear public comments on   the application from the  Nashville Chamber of Commerce   for the 23rd Annual Nashville Blooming Festival from May 8-11, 2019,  on the application from the Sudan's Shriner's for a Ceremonial Parade  on May 18, 2019, and on  the application from the Church on the Rise for a Color Run 5k  on October 12, 2019.

 

Flood Information

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The Town of Nashville is subject to flooding, mostly due to increased rainfall during storm events such as hurricanes.    Stoney Creek  is the main source of flooding for the Town. 

Homeowners insurance excludes flood damage. You will need a separate flood insurance policy. There is a 30 day waiting period for flood insurance.  The Town is currently a Class  8 which is a 10% discount to property owners in the special flood hazard area (SFHA).  Please call the Planning Department to determine if you are in a SFHA. 

 Know the Terms

FLOOD WATCH - heavy rainfall is causing the rivers to overflow their banks. Flooding is possible.

FLOOD WARNING - flooding is occurring or very likely to happen. If told to leave, do so immediately.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH - flash flooding in specified areas is possible. Be alert! Quick action may be needed.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING - flash flooding is occurring or very likely to happen. Get to a safer place immediately.

REMEMBER: Don't drive in flooded areas.  Don't go  near electrical equipment this is wet or may be wet.  Some shelters take pets, some do not.  Know if your closest shelter allows pets.  Board or tape windows to avoid flying glass if it breaks. Keep important documents and keepsakes in waterproof containers in higher elevations (upper floors, attics). 

Report illegal dumping and broken silt fences to the Planning Department at 252-459-4511 ext 232.  Maintaining stream health is an important flood prevention measure.  Ensure safe drinking water by keeping our streams clean.

Secure a zoning certificate and obtain a permit for any building or rebuilding. Only use licensed contractors.   FEMA's Six Ways to Protect Your Home.

Visit the Harold D. Cooley Library Reference Section for important books on flood, flood safety, and rebuilding after a flood. 

Helpful Links for Flood Information

Flood Smart - www.floodsmart.gov

NC Flood Maps - fris.nc.gov/fris/

ReadyNC - readync.org

 

Flood Brochure  -   a tri-fold brochure on the  importance of being prepared for a flooding event.

Flood Brochure Page 1 Landscape