About The NACo Legislative Conference
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is a nationwide organization guided on the belief that stronger counties result in a stronger America. NACo serves nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees and hosts several conferences. The Association’s Legislative Conference, slated for February in Washington, D.C., focuses primarily on federal policy issues that impact counties and their residents with the goal of educating and keeping our communities resilient.
Who Should Attend
The Tidal Basin team will be among 2,000 elected and appointed county officials such as public affairs, and emergency management employees. Attendees will engage in second-to-none policy and educational sessions, interact with federal officials, and participate in congressional briefings and meetings.
Tidal Basin is the nation’s leading emergency and disaster management consulting firm, providing programmatic and technical management experience and resources to governments, organizations, businesses, and communities. Our integrated disaster management solutions and expertise help our clients and partners achieve their disaster preparedness and recovery goals more effectively. Our expertise includes:
- PREPAREDNESS: planning, training, and exercises
- RESPONSE: rapid response, EOC support, staff augmentation, debris management and monitoring
- RECOVERY: grant and program management including FEMA Public Assistance (PA) and Individual Assistance (IA); HUD Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery housing programs including CDBG-DR, CDBG-CV, CDBG-MIT; and U.S. Treasury funded programs like CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
- MITIGATION: pre- and post-disaster mitigation grant management including FEMA Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC), Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA), Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), and more
Our understanding and ability to navigate all available funding sources enable us to provide maximum value by increasing the amount of funding our clients receive for programs that help improve their communities and businesses.
Tidal Basin Speaking Engagements
Gulf States Counties and Parishes Caucus Meeting
Hear from policy experts on pressing federal issues impacting Gulf Coast counties and parishes. Caucus members will also discuss federal legislative priorities and strategize for future GSCPC events and initiatives. Caucus membership is open to all NACo county and parish government officials from Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida.
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Office Hours with Tidal Basin
The recently enacted bipartisan infrastructure package, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, created many new programs accessible by counties. Over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Transportation alone will award roughly $100 billion to state and local governments through competitive grant programs. Join this workshop to learn more about new funding and financing opportunities and how counties can access available resources. During these office hours, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with policy experts about the infrastructure package and how to access funds.
Accessing Federal Resources for Wildfire and Flood Mitigation
One in three Americans live in a county that was impacted by a natural disaster in 2021. County officials are often the first responders and on the frontlines of protecting the health and safety of residents during natural disasters. Learn how to access federal resources to protect your county against the impacts of wildfire and floods.
Meet Our Experts
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Learn more about how we can help with your disaster management needs.
Have General Questions or Inquiries?
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