help the County qualify for a permit that would provide reduced flood insurance rates to property owners, and to qualify for a permit with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System which regulates the discharge of pollutants into waters.
Beb combed volumes of material and collaborated with FEMA, departments and other agencies for two years. Four four-inch binders later, FEMA reviewed and granted the County a rating that provided savings of 15 percent. Beb noticed some of the material was perhaps not accounted for and persisted with FEMA, which resulted in an additional increase in savings to now 20 percent for policy holders.
Working in partnership with the Stormwater Program, Beb was key in deciphering the substantial NPDES permit requirements in an effort to regulate all construction within the unincorporated areas and works with staff to ensure they are trained in its compliance reporting.
She is a silent force with out of the ordinary organizational skills and her ability to collaborate with others is impressive. She dives into the most complicated procedures and succinctly summarizes them into action points, and her tenacity and focus has yielded successful outcomes that now benefit the community.
Thank you for your service to the community, Beb, and congratulations on being chosen Employee of the Month.
Note: Beb began in August 2011 as an Extra Hire - part time and was hired Regular - full time two years later August 2013.