City,County Must Decide What Next For Flood Study
The City of Brevard plans to meet with the county to see what action to take next on the study that compared their flood ordinances.
McGill Associates, the engineering firm that oversaw the study, gave the Council during its regular meeting on Monday the same presentation it gave recently to the Board of Commissioners.
As was previously reported, the study recommends:
•increasing the freeboard (margin of safety) above the base flood elevation (BFE) to at least 2 feet for all categories. Also, they would increase the setback from the top of the bank for areas without BFEs to be at least 2...