Upstream Mitigation Area

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The area where water is retained during project operation is called the Upstream Mitigation Area, or UMA.

Rural Impact Mitigation Program (RIMP)

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Also known as the Farmstead Re-establishment Program, the Rural Impact Mitigation Program is potential financial allowances to help reestablish farmsteads, businesses, and nonprofit organizations through a forgivable loan based on…

Dispute Resolution Board

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The Dispute Resolution Board is an informal, administrative forum for property owners to file claims for damages.

Mitigation Zones

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The Upstream Mitigation Area or UMA means the area where the member entities of the MFDA are required to obtain property rights as mitigation for the temporary storage of floodwaters…

Land Agent

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Land agents are professional right-of-way agents who will guide property owners through the acquisition process.  

Appraiser

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An appraiser provides objective, impartial, and unbiased opinions about the value of real property.

Appraisal

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An appraisal is the market based valuation of property right(s).

500-Year Flood Event

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A 500-year flood event describes a flood which has a 0.2% probability of occurring

100-Year Flood Event

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A 100-year flood event is a flood that has a 1% probability of occurring

50-Year Flood Event

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A 50-year flood refers to a flood that has a 2% probability of occurring.

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