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    Flooding in Waitsfield
       • May 2011 Flood
    About Waitsfield
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    Main Flood PageFlood GuideFlood InsuranceFlood of 2011Flood of 1998Flood of 1927
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    Brook RdBushnell RdCommon RdCross RdEast RdFloodwoods RdHastings RdJoslin Hill RdLong RdNorth Rd
    Old Center Fayston RdPalmer Hill RdPalmer LaneRolston RdSki Valley AcresTremblay Rd

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    Waitsfield declaration of emergency
    Waitsfield Declaration of Emergency, May 22, 2011
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    Also available HERE
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    A sudden storm over Waitsfield and parts of Fayston in the afternoon of Friday, May 20, 2011 dropped heavy rainfall so quickly, many streams and culverts were overtaken causing extensive damage.  It was reported that 4 inches fell in 45 minutes.  It was not until the next day and those that followed was the extent of the damage more fully understood.  The Selectboard held a special meeting on Sunday, May 22 and declared a state of emergency.  Below are roads that were most heavily affected by the storm.


    Brook Road
    Photos will be posted here soon.  In the meantime, you can check some out on Facebook: Brook Road


    Bushnell Road
    Photos will be posted soon.


    Common Road
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    Cross Road
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    East Road
    Photos will be posted here soon.  In the meantime, you can check some out on Facebook: East Road


    Floodwoods Road
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    Hastings Road
    Photos are not currently available.


    Joslin Hill Road
     Photos will be posted here soon.  In the meantime, you can check some out on Facebook:: Joslin Hill Road


    Long Road
     Photos will be posted soon.


    North Road
    Photos will be posted here soon.  In the meantime, you can check some out on Facebook: North Road


    Old Center Fayston Road
     Photos will be posted soon.


    Palmer Hill Road
     Photos will be posted here soon.  In the meantime, you can check some out on Facebook: Palmer Hill Road

    Palmer Lane
    Photos are not currently available.


    Rolston Road
     Photos will be posted soon.


    Ski Valley Acres
    Photos are not currently available.


    Tremblay Road
    Photos will be posted here soon.  In the meantime, you can check some out on Facebook: Tremblay Road



    Documents & Links (Documents and outside links will open in a separate window)
    Town Documents Waitsfield Disaster Declaration, May 22, 2011 (4 pgs, 209 KB )
    Waitsfield PDM Plan Adoption Resolution, (1 pg, 41 KB )
    Waitsfield Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan, (1 pg, 425 KB )
      National Incident Management System Resolution, (1 pg, 61 KB )
    Vermont Vermont Emergency Management
    Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
     
    Federal Federal Emergency Management Agency
      FEMA Disaster Assistance for indivicals, businesses, and organziations
      FEMA Applicant Handbook for states, local governments, and selected non-profit organizations
      FEMA Forms


    Contacts
    Valerie J. Capels, Town Administrator
    Waitsfield Town Office
    9 Bridge Street
    Waitsfield, VT 05673
    Phone: (802) 496-2218
    Fax: (802) 496-9284
    E-mail: town admin e-mail address


      Updated July 27, 2011

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