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(A) The legislature of the state has in SDCL Ch. 9-36 and § 7-18-14 delegated the responsibility of local governmental units to adopt regulations designed to minimize flood losses.
(B) Therefore, the Board of Commissioners does ordain as follows:
(1) The city elects to comply with the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (P.L. 90-488, as amended).
(2) The National Flood Insurance Program, established in the aforesaid act, provides that areas of the town having a special flood hazard be identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and that floodplain management measures be applied in such flood hazard areas. The National Flood Insurance Program, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 through 4128 was broadened and modified with the passage of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 et seq. and other legislative measures. It was further modified by the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 et seq.
(3) The National Flood Insurance Program is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
(Ord. 23, passed 8-19-2010)