3015 E. Skelly Drive, Ste. 270
-Ronald D. Flanagan, CFM is the Principal Planner of Flanagan & Associates, LLC, a land-use
planning consulting firm based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The firm, founded in 1969, has specialized in urban
floodplain and stormwater management since 1973. Mr. Flanagan has always been a leader in innovative
floodplain management concepts. He was the planner for Tulsa's first master drainage plan, Vensel Creek,
completed in 1976. He has worked as a consultant with Tulsa's national award winning stormwater management
program for over 25 years.
Mr. Flanagan is a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), is Past-President of the Oklahoma
Floodplain Managers Association (OFMA).
He has been the recipient of FEMA's "Outstanding Public Service Award", OFMA's "Outstanding
Achievement Award", and the American Planning Association's "Comprehensive Planning Award".
- Flood Hazard Mitigation Planning
- consulting after the 1984 and 1986 floods in Tulsa;
the City of Louisville, Kentucky, 1996 flood; consultant to the City of Tulsa's Hazard Mitigation Team.
- Annual Floodplain Notification Program -
consultant to the City of Tulsa's annual
floodplain notification program since its inception in 1987.
- Community Rating System - CRS consultant to the
City of Tulsa since 1990. Attended FEMA's course at the Emergency Management Institute on NFIP: Community
- National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) -
consultant to the City of Tulsa's floodplain management program since 1976. Graduate of FEMA/OWRB's
course: Managing Floodplains Through the National Flood Insurance Program.
- Repetitive Loss - Repetitive Loss consultant
to the City of Tulsa since 1990. Prepared and maintains the City's Repetitive Loss database. Consultant
on Tulsa's Repetitive Loss Plan. Assists the City in implementation of the Repetitive Loss Plan,
including preparation of applications for acquisitions through the HMGP and FMA programs.
- Address Recognition and Reconciliation - Developed
Tulsa's floodplain address database and notification maps. Consultant to the City of Tulsa for annual
floodplain notification and address update and reconciliation. With Swift Water Resource Engineering,
LLC, has assisted the City's GIS Division in updating the address database and address map atlas.
- Property Acquisition - Served as consultant to
Tulsa's first massive floodplain property acquisition program following the 1984 flood. Developed Tulsa's
Non-structural Acquisition Plan and Structural Acquisition Plan. Has served as floodplain acquisition
consultant for the City of Tulsa since 1990. Maintains the City's acquisition database and prepared the
Hazard Mitigation Acquisition Candidates Report, dated February 16, 2000.
- Regulatory Atlas - Assisted the City of Tulsa
in the development of the Floodplains Map Atlas, showing the City's regulatory floodplains on 9-square
mile parcel maps.
- Capital Improvements Planning - In conjunction
with Meshek & Associates, Flanagan & Associates, LLC created an AutoCad based mapping system
showing proposed stormwater and capital improvement projects. This system is currently being converted
to an Arcview/Geomedia GIS format for stormwater projects. Flanagan & Associates, LLC is the planning
consultant to this project, including presentation of the information at citywide public meetings as part
of the CRS/City-wide program.
- Planning Consultant - to the City of Tulsa for
the City's long-term floodplain/stormwater management program, including basin-wide master drainage
planning, floodplain mapping, multi-use stream corridor planning, stormwater detention pond design,
and stormwater utility program.