Flood map changes prompt calls to Nas...

Flood map changes prompt calls to Nassau officials

There are 8 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 8, 2008, titled Flood map changes prompt calls to Nassau officials. In it, Newsday reports that:

News that updates to Nassau County flood maps could require thousands of previously exempt buildings to have flood insurance has prompted a flurry of concerned calls to local officials and politicians.

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harry

Scarsdale, NY

#1 Jul 8, 2008
Another $40./month....It is NOT the Flood that will bankrupt us.

It is all these insane Government Mandates/taxes/regulations add energy and a little feed...
I'm losing money trying to live monthly, and this winter I'll probably freeze like an Ice statue. This isn't the America of Greatness I grew up in..
Buying a scooter, not a new Buick is really moving foward in Quality of life, huh !!!!
Question

Old Bridge, NJ

#2 Jul 8, 2008
They say if you get the Flood Insurance in time you will be "grandfathered" in. Well, what if you want to sell your home in a few years? Do you lose that status? And is anyone going to insure the next owner if it is in the "floodplain" at a rate that isn't outlandish or are you sitting on an unmarketable property?
Lord knows if I had the means to quit my job and sell today to get the hell off LI I would...
Bill

Morris Plains, NJ

#3 Jul 8, 2008
This is a tax plain and simple to underwrite FEMA boondoggles
Dave - RVC

Sea Cliff, NY

#4 Jul 8, 2008
When does it end? I love LI but give me a break - its way too expensive to live here.
Stew

AOL

#5 Jul 8, 2008
We are told LI is a flood hazard but look what happened in the mid-West last month with all the floods from rivers. There is more flooding away from the beaches due to all the rivers so we actually have to pay for them.
LIAM

Plano, TX

#6 Jul 8, 2008
Thank goodness I got off the island!
In NYC from LI

New York, NY

#7 Jul 8, 2008
Flood insurance!? yeah right

I'm broke as it is.
The rich get richer and the poor get poorer and screw the rest.

Up yours Mineola, Albany, and DC
jenny

Scarsdale, NY

#8 Jul 10, 2008
Ever get the feeling the end is near?

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