Morgan County Information
IMPORTANT PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS
** INJECTION WELL MORATORIUM **
Resolution 2017 BCC 26
** NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) in Morgan County **
Morgan County is involved and impacted by three separate happenings within NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program).
A 2008 Morgan County agreement with FEMA and the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) to prepare new FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Mapping)
Colorado Hazard Mapping Program (CHAMP) - South Platte River Flood Study
"The resulting products and deliverables are expected to form the basis for a subsequent regulatory update for all streams under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (MAP) Program."
3. Reauthorization of the NFIP
9.12.2017 With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) soon due for
reauthorization, NACo representatives advocate for making NFIP
sustainable and affordable for residents during the Congressional Home
Protection Caucus briefingand NACo's Capitol Hill briefing, respectively.
The National Flood Insurance Program was
set to expire Sept. 30, 2017, but legislation signed by President Trump
Sept. 8 reauthorized the program until Dec. 8, 2017.
** SOUTH PLATTE RIVER MASTER PLAN **
The South Platte River Master Plan is a collaboration between Morgan, Washington, Logan and Sedgwick Counties, stakeholder groups along the river, and federal and state agencies funded through a DOLA (Department of Local Affairs) grant.
** MORGAN COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER **
Citizens' Advisory Committee
The Board of County Commissioners convened a Citizens' Advisory Committee to develop a plan for the Morgan County Justice Center. The capabilities of this building have been exceeded by the agencies who occupy it.
The agencies housed in the current Justice Center are operating at full capacity and have no room to expand although growth within the county and the associated activity of these agencies continues to increase.
For updated status, please contact
Kristi at the County Commissioners Office at
970-542-3500 option 5.
** GIS INFORMATION **
Morgan County GIS parcel and road centerline shapefiles are available by clicking the following links: