Since 1995, Mark and Shirley Simon have seen their flood insurance rates on their residence on Third Street near Cahoon Park fluctuate as it comes in and out of flood zones. Now just half a block outside a low-risk flood zone, the couple is still considering flood insurance.
“I’m thinking about keeping it but trying to get a reduced rate,” Shirley said. “When you shop around, it’s a lot cheaper, the different agencies.”
“And I mean as much as it’s been raining lately,” Mark joked.
The Simons were just two of the attendees at Thursday evening’s flood seminar sponsored by Farmers Insurance agents Bobby Villegas, Edubina Morales and Romo Villegas and Pioneer Bank. Jim Thomas, of the city’s engineering department, also fielded Login to read more