Quoted: Bill in the Houston Chronicle About Potential Changes to the Floodplain Development Code

Posted by Boulevard Realty on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 1:40pm.

Boulevard's resident flood expert Bill Baldwin is quoted in the Houston Chronicle article "After supporting flood bond, Houston-area developers want to delay new building rules" on the county-wide push to modify the floodplain development code as it relates to stormwater detention and other standards in anticipation of a "growing" floodplain. Read more at the link below!

Houston Association of Realtors board member Bill Baldwin said the county must focus on developing “smart policy” and advocated for a three-month delay implementing the new rules. He lamented that a group of stakeholders, a mix of city and county officials, developers and engineers, had met just twice since the flood control district proposed the rule changes in March. “I sure would like to get it right, and I would tell you two meetings isn’t enough,” he said.

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