On Monday April 20th at 7 p.m. the Public Hearing will be held virtually for the Zoning Amendment 2020-XX Accessory Farm Use.
FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums
FEMA continues to take proactive steps to address the COVID-19 pandemic and to help serve its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) customers who may be experiencing financial hardships, the agency is extending the grace period to renew flood insurance policies from 30 to 120 days.
To avoid a lapse in coverage, there is typically a 30-day grace period to renew National Flood Insurance Program policies. However, due to the widespread economic disruption arising from this pandemic, FEMA recognizes that policyholders may not meet the standard deadline.
This extension will allow additional time for policyholders who may be struggling financially to pay insurance premiums and ensure their policies are not cancelled for nonpayment of premium due to circumstances beyond their control.
If a policy has an expiration date between February 13, 2020 and June 15, 2020, then the NFIP insurer must receive the appropriate renewal premium within 120 days of the expiration date to avoid a lapse in coverage. Likewise, if a policyholder receives an underpayment notice dated between February 13, 2020, and June 15, 2020, then the NFIP insurer must receive the additional premium amount requested within 120 days of the date of the notice.
Policyholders who need additional time to pay their premiums, beyond the 120-day extension, should contact their agent or insurer to inquire about other options the insurer may offer for premium payment.
If you have any questions, please contact the Office of External Affairs, Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs Division.
FEMA’s mission is to help people before, during and after disasters.
All entries are due by January 31, 2020
Comcast Internet Essentials Expansion
Comcast is thrilled to share the news that Internet Essentials has more than doubled the number of homes eligible for comcasts low-cost internet service. As of today, ALL low-income households may be eligible to receive comcasts $9.95 per month service. The expansion includes seniors and individuals with disabilities. Below is a list of documents accepted as proof of eligibility.
• MEDICAID: card or most recent eligibility letter.
• Public housing assistance documentation such as your lease, housing assistance payment (HAP) contract, or eligibility documentation from HUD.
• SNAP: letter indicating you are approved for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits.
• TANF: eligibility letter for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
• SSI: eligibility letter for Supplemental Security Income.
• NSLP/Head Start: copy of a letter indicating current participation in the National School Lunch Program or Head Start, with your child’s name, the school name, and the address of where you are requesting service.
• LIHEAP: letter confirming your eligibility for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
• WIC: eligibility letter for the Women, Infants, and Children program.
• FEDERAL PELL GRANT: (Colorado and Illinois only) documentation from your community college’s financial aid office.
• VA PENSION: veterans pension eligibility determination letter from the Veterans Administration.
• Tribal assistance eligibility letter, including TTANF, FDPIR, etc.
Many have been asking about senior eligibility, and comcasts happy to now have an option for you. Please go to comcasts partner portal to find out more information about the program and additional eligibility requirements.
In collaboration with the United States Census Bureau, and on behalf of the County Commissioners, the BCPC has created a web portal for information and resources related to the upcoming April 2020 Census.
In addition to Census participation, there is also a link to Census Jobs. The US Census Bureau will be hiring thousands of people across the country so this is also a great resource for those seeking employment.
The census portal link is as follows:
This will allow people to have data files associated with their phone numbers and addresses. The data files can contain information about health issues, dangerous conditions, etc. The below attachment describes the program in more detail.