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Webinars

July 11, 2024

Webinar Recap: Navigating Your First CRS Verification Visit

Denise Boehning, ANFI, CFM, joined Forerunner to offer a comprehensive overview of the CRS verification process, highlighting essential preparation steps and key documentation practices for CRS Coordinators to effectively manage floodplain programs and achieve higher CRS classes.

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Press

July 1, 2024

Georgetown purchases new software to provide public information about flood potential

We're excited to share this feature with our partner in Georgetown, SC.

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Press

July 1, 2024

City of Zachary provides new tool to access free flood risk data

We're excited to announce this partnership feature with Zachary, LA.

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Webinars

June 11, 2024

Webinar Recap - Unlocking CRS Class 5: Key Insights from Henrico County, VA

Kristin Owen, AICP, CFM, Floodplain and Dam Safety Manager of Henrico County, VA joined Forerunner to share insights into her community's process of joining the CRS and achieving a Class 5, and described the County's flood risk mitigation strategies and regulatory standards.

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Product Updates

June 4, 2024

New Feature: Properties Table

Introducing our new product feature, Properties Table.

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Webinars

May 24, 2024

Webinar Recap - Preparing for Hurricane Season

Discover strategies for hurricane preparedness and streamline your disaster response with insights from Forerunner's latest webinar featuring our CEO, JT White, and Hazard Mitigation Lead, Conn Cole. Learn how Forerunner's platform enhances workflows for identifying flood zones, managing damage assessments, and more to help communities stay resilient during storm season.

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Case Study

June 24, 2024

Georgetown County, SC

"Forerunner is very user friendly. You can export to a spreadsheet daily if you need it for your EM director, and it automatically shows what has been assessed and what needs to be done. It’s easy to keep everyone aware of things as they are happening."

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Case Study

May 7, 2024

Keansburg, New Jersey

"One of my best Christmas presents was when I was informed by our ISO specialist that no corrections needed to be made to any of the ECs we submitted for our CRS recertification"

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Case Study

December 18, 2023

Cedar Rapids, IA

“Being able to digitize our ECs from a record preservation standpoint is important, and that secondary check on the errors provides fantastic coverage. We double check our ECs from the start to make sure we catch errors, and communicate that back to engineers, architects, and surveyors.”

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Case Study

July 20, 2023

Jefferson Parish, LA

“We can just export ECs to a spreadsheet, which removes so many extra little steps that previously held us back. It significantly speeds our process up, and also reduces errors in the review process. In our last EC review, we got a 98% after the first review!”

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Case Study

June 19, 2023

Hialeah, FL

“Prior to Forerunner, our CRS files were scattered in piles on our desks. With Forerunner, I can gather all the files and information we need efficiently. Whenever we approve a permit, we immediately enter the information in. This saves us a significant amount of time”

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Case Study

June 19, 2023

Covington, LA

“The review of the ECs in Forerunner is now a very important part of our final reviews, and the logs are really helpful. It makes your annual recertification a little less cumbersome - it saves a lot of time."

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Harris County, TX

“Another big benefit of using Forerunner is informing disaster analysis after a storm passes through. We usually go into the community to take a look at the damage – we have to quickly assess if structures have been impacted. If the water didn’t get high enough in the storm we can grant a permit on the spot, so knowing if a house has an Elevation Certificate can save us time. We might not even need to go into a house or make an appointment with a homeowner for an inspection.”

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Brick, NJ

“I can't tell you how awesome the Public Property Profile feature is. It looks so professional and residents can manipulate the data to get an understanding of the differences between FIRMs. Every time someone calls now, I say “Yeah, just give me your email. I’ll show you all of the information,” and send them a Public Profile.”

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Port Arthur, Texas

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Long Branch, New Jersey

“We need all of our properties, whether new or substantially improved to be in compliance with National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) standards. I'm really enjoying Forerunner. It's saving me a lot of headaches because it's just much more streamlined. I don't have to go to different Excel spreadsheets, everything is all right there!"

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

City of Cape May, New Jersey

"Forerunner is the go-to place. In the past, a lot of our floodplain information was dispersed all over the office. Forerunner has really brought our floodplain management office into the 21st century and into the digital age."

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Ocean City & Sea Isle City, New Jersey

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Lower Township, New Jersey

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Case Study

February 19, 2023

Bay Head, New Jersey

"When I first came to Bay Head...the records were all over the place, there wasn't a central location...As soon as I saw Forerunner, it immediately got to my attention that this may be a solution for us to draw all this information together."

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