Agenda

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Thursday, July 28, 2022
10:00 am – 12:10 pm CDT

 

Presented by
Wendy Lathrop

Agenda
What is a Letter of Map Change, and why apply for one?
The differences between map amendments, map revisions, and variances
Required information to submit with a LOMA application,
and where to find guidance, including:
• Preparing a description of the area that is the focus of the LOMA application
• Documenting sources of base flood elevation for a LOMA application
• Reporting intervening high ground that affects a LOMA application
• Determining what flood zone the site should be in, rather than the mapped one
Online platforms for submitting map change applications: when to use one or the other
Responding to requests for additional information

 

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Credits

Land Surveyors:
2.0 PDHs/CE Hours (in Most States)

Floodplain Managers:
2.0 ASFPM CECs

Landscape Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours

LA CES:
2.0 HSW PDHs

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
How to Apply for a Letter of Map Amendment, Start to Finish

This webinar is open to the public and offers 2.0 PDHs to professional engineers and land surveyors 2.0 HSW continuing education hours to landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130).

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE10600325), Maryland and North Carolina (S-0130).

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has assigned this course number 10307 for surveyors.

The Tennessee Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors has approved this course for
2.0 PDHs.

This course has been submitted to the Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects for 2.0 PDUs; approval is currently pending.

HalfMoon Education is not seeking course approval for New Jersey or Delaware land surveyors.

This webinar has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for
2.0 CECs for floodplain managers.

Visit this course listing at www.halfmoonseminars.org for updates on pending credits. Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

Wendy Lathrop PLS CFM

Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM, President and Owner of Cadastral Consulting, LLC
Ms. Lathrop is licensed as a professional land surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, and as a professional planner in New Jersey. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and has been involved in surveying since 1974 in projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Ms. Lathrop is also a certified floodplain manager through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM) and a Certified Floodplain Surveyor through the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors. A former adjunct instructor at Mercer County College in New Jersey, she has also taught as part of the team for the licensing exam review course at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. Ms. Lathrop has been teaching seminars for surveyors since 1986 and has been writing articles for surveyors since 1983. She is a contributing editor for The American Surveyor magazine, and she has four articles included in the American Bar Association’s text, Land Surveys: A Guide for Lawyers and Other Professionals. She and Stephen V. Estopinal, PLS, PE co–authored a book entitled Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2011. She is also on the faculty of GeoLearn, a web-based educational provider. Ms. Lathrop is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and she has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geodetic Surveying.