Climate Adaptation Coastal Communities

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<ul><li><p>ClimateAdaptationforCoastalCommunities</p><p>TeresaA.Crean,AICPUniversityofRhodeIslandCoastalResourcesCenter/RISeaGrant</p><p>PlanningforClimateChangeinMunicipalGovernmentDecember10,2014</p><p>BairdSymposium,NewportRI</p></li><li><p>WhathastheStateofRhodeIslanddone?</p><p> RISeaLevelRisePolicy RICRMCRedBookSection145</p><p> 35by2100</p><p> ComprehensivePlans RhodeIslandComprehensivePlanningandLandUseActupdate</p><p> RequirementforplanstoaddressNaturalHazards</p></li><li><p>10Sept2010 Photo:TeresaCrean</p><p>CaseStudy:NorthKingstown AdaptationtoNaturalHazardsandClimateChangeinNorth Kingstown,RI</p><p> MapAtlas SLAMMmaps Dataanalysis Adaptationstrategies Prioritization ComprehensivePlan,Goals&amp;Objectives</p></li><li><p>WhatisNorthKingstowndoing? FEMACommunityRatingSystem NKsRating=9 Currently5%reduction onflood</p><p>insurancepremiumstownwide NKtakingstepstogetdowntoan8</p><p>rating=10%reduction!</p><p> HazardMitigationPlanupdatedin2013, estimatedadoptionbyendofyear</p><p> NKwillincorporatenaturalhazardsplanninginto2014rewriteofNKsComprehensiveCommunityPlan</p></li><li><p>Whatcanresidents&amp;businessesdo?</p><p>Beinformed. Knowyourrisk Knowwhotocall&amp;howtoaccessresources</p><p>Makeaplan. CompPlans&amp;HazardMitigationPlanslocally</p><p> Elevate,relocate,orfloodproof</p><p>Takeaction. Evacuateareasatrisk GetinvolvedinComprehensive</p><p>CommunityPlan&amp;BeachSAMP</p><p>Spreadtheword!</p></li><li><p>1)STORMS:WhenthenextstormhitsRhodeIslandthisyearandinyearsahead,howfarwillthestormsurgereachinlandroadsandproperties,andhowwillthecoastlineerodeandchangeasthewaterssurgeandrecede?</p><p>2)SEALEVELRISE:Overthenext20,50,and100years,howwillincrementalsealevelrisechangethecoastlineoftown,andwhatroadsandpropertieswillbeinundatedbytwohightidesperdayatlevelshigherthanweareseeingtoday?</p><p>CaseStudy:NorthKingstown</p></li><li><p>HistoricStorm,1938Hurricane Wickford</p></li><li><p>MappingSeaLevelRise Wickford Infrastructure</p><p>http://seagrant.gso.uri.edu/climate/slr_tools.html</p></li><li><p>LocalApplications</p><p> ComprehensivePlan/Regulatory</p><p> HazardMitigation</p><p> MunicipalCapitalImprovementPlan</p><p> StateofRITransportationImprovementProgram(TIP)</p><p> BuildingCode</p><p> Openspaceacquisition</p><p> IncorporateintotownGISandIMS</p><p> CommunityRatingSystem(CRS)</p></li><li><p>1. LandUse2. Transportation&amp;Circulation3. BuildingStock4. MunicipalProperties&amp;</p><p>Facilities5. EmergencyManagement</p><p>Facilities6. Wastewater7. Stormwater Management8. DrinkingWater9. Groundwater</p><p>10. Wetlands11. Historic&amp;CulturalResources12. ContaminatedSites13. OpenSpace,Recreation,&amp;Public</p><p>Access14. VulnerablePopulations15. GreenhouseGasReduction(CO2</p><p>Mitigation)16. UtilitiesandOtherInfrastructure17. Communications18. MunicipalOperations</p></li><li><p>Wickford Village,MHHW+5ft</p><p>SeaLevelRise,MHHW+5ftSeaLevelAffectingMarshesModel,MHHW+5ft</p></li><li><p>Scope</p><p>Assess</p><p>Design</p><p>Adopt</p><p>Implement</p><p>Monitor &amp; Evaluate</p><p> Stakeholder engagement throughout</p><p> Each step should be reviewed to see how it compares to initial scope &amp; assessment</p><p>Process</p></li><li><p>SCOPE</p><p> Identify Goals Clarifying Assessment Outcome Define Scale Data Needs and Sources Select a Planning Team Outline Public Process Capacity Building Prioritizing Moving Forward</p></li><li><p>SCOPE</p><p>Natural Hazards</p><p>Flood-Related Riverine floodingCoastal floodingFlash, urban and stormwater-based floodingStorm surgeCoastal erosion and shoreline changeSea Level Rise</p><p>Heat- Related Drought; Wildfire; High Heat Days; Extreme Heat Waves</p><p>Wind-Related Hurricanes; Tornadoes;Thunderstorms/Wind-Storms; Hail; Lightning</p><p>Winter-Related Heavy Snow; Ice Storms; Blizzards; Extreme Cold</p><p>Earthquakes</p><p>Infrastructure, Assets, Resources and Populations</p><p>Building and Infrastructure</p><p>Residential neighborhoods &amp; homesCommercial areas &amp; businessesIndustrial AreasHistoric and cultural sites or structuresPublic or Emergency facilitiesHealthcare facilities, nursing homes &amp; assisted living facilitiesMunicipal buildingsSchools &amp; librariesMajor roads and evacuation routesPublic Transportation routes, stops or hubsRail lines and stationsAirportsWater supply infrastructureWastewater infrastructureStormwater drainageNatural Gas, Electricity or Energy Production infrastructureMarine FacilitiesDamsSolid waste transfer stationsTelecommunication infrastructure</p><p>NaturalResources</p><p>Parks and recreation facilitiesLakes, rivers and other water bodiesReservoirsWetlands (coastal and freshwater)Coastal barriers (dunes, marshes, coastal ponds)Wildlife and endangered speciesForestsUndeveloped and/or conservation lands</p><p>SpecialPopulations</p><p>Senior citizensYoung childrenLow-income, unemployed or under-employedRenters</p></li><li><p>ASSESS</p><p> Compile Data and Maps Identify Exposed Assets Determine the Vulnerability </p><p>of Exposed Assets Identify Priority Impacts Compare Results to Other </p><p>Planning Efforts Stakeholder Review</p><p>COLLECTSYNTHESIZEANALYZE</p></li><li><p>DESIGN</p><p> Review Adaptation Options Opportunities to Mainstream </p><p>Adaptation into Municipal Processes</p><p> Select Strategies and Actions Prioritize Actions</p><p>Maintenance Schedule</p></li><li><p>PRIORITIZING</p></li><li><p>Wickford Village,MHHW+5ft</p><p>SeaLevelRise,MHHW+5ftSeaLevelAffectingMarshesModel,MHHW+5ft</p></li><li><p>DESIGN</p><p> Plan Implementation Timeline and Identify Responsible Party</p><p> Day to day, and long term Share with Stakeholders</p><p>Maintenance Schedule</p></li><li><p>ADOPT</p><p>Local Adoption of Vulnerability Assessments &amp; Adaptation Measures: Formal Adoption Options Guidance Incorporation into Standard Operating Procedures</p></li><li><p>IMPLEMENT</p><p>Implementing Adaptation Measures: Adaptation Funding Governance Leadership Local Capacity Building</p></li><li><p>MONITOR &amp; EVALUATE Compare to state policy Lessons learned annual </p><p>report Address shifting policies Create database of impacts </p><p>&amp; losses Hazard Mitigation review 5 year Comp Plan </p><p>Implementation Report CRS audit Annual CIP or Biannual TIP, </p><p>Hazard mitigation priorities</p></li><li><p>ClimateAdaptationforCoastalCommunities</p><p>TeresaA.Crean,AICPUniversityofRhodeIslandCoastalResourcesCenter/RISeaGrant</p><p>PlanningforClimateChangeinMunicipalGovernmentDecember10,2014</p><p>BairdSymposium,NewportRI</p></li></ul>

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