Request for Information About Flooding in the Town of Copake

The Town of Copake is preparing a Waterfront and Community Revitalization Plan (see www.copakewaterfronts.com). The FEMA flood mapping in effect for Copake is dated so we need your input to understand flooding of private property.  Please complete the survey by February 12, 2021. Please contact Roberta Roll at roberta.roll@gmail.com or Alan Friedman at abfriedman@fairpoint.net with questions. You can also print a copy of the survey to fill out at www.copakewaterfronts.com/survey. Print surveys should be scanned and returned to copakewaterfronts@gmail.com or mailed/dropped off to: Attn: Roberta Roll, Chair, Town Hall 230 Mountain View Road, Copake NY 12516. 

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* 1. Name:

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* 2. Address:

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* 3. Phone Number: 

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* 4. Email Address:

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* 5. Have you experienced flooding on your property?

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* 6. If so, when has this occurred?  Please give dates of all occurrences as best you can and how long each occurrence lasted. Did it coincide with a named event, e.g., Hurricane Irene? For each occurrence, how severe was the flooding?  Where did the water go - e.g., basement, yard, first floor, etc.?  How high did the water rise? What damage was sustained? 

Please describe each separate event:

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* 7. What is your perception of what caused the flooding?

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* 8. What steps did you have to take to address the flooding?

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* 9. Were there steps you wanted to take but couldn’t? Please explain.

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* 10. Have you successfully mitigated some of your flooding issues?

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* 11. Have you thought of moving because of the flooding?

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* 12. Do you have flood insurance?

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* 13. Have you ever made any claims?

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* 14. Do you have any other comments or questions?

Planning for the Waterfront and Hamlet Revitalization Project is funded by NYS Department of State under Title 11 of the Environmental Protection Fund.

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