Final Flood Elevation Determinations

 
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Federal Register, Volume 77 Issue 28 (Friday, February 10, 2012)

Federal Register Volume 77, Number 28 (Friday, February 10, 2012)

Rules and Regulations

Pages 6980-6985

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office www.gpo.gov

FR Doc No: 2012-3179

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

Docket ID FEMA-2011-0002

Final Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

DATES: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for inspection as indicated in the table below.

ADDRESSES: The final BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C

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Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administrator has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the address cited below for each community. The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown.

National Environmental Policy Act. This final rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-

612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.

Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735.

Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

PART 67--AMENDED

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1. The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376.

Sec. 67.11 Amended

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec. 67.11 are amended as follows:

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* Elevation in

feet (NGVD) +

Elevation in feet

(NAVD) State City/town/county Source of flooding Location Depth in feet

above ground

caret Elevation

in meters (MSL)

Modified

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Unincorporated Areas of Nowata County, Oklahoma Docket No.: FEMA-B-1171

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Oklahoma..................... Unincorporated Southwest Tributary............. At the downstream side of E0230 Road.............. +687

Areas of Nowata

County.

Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of E0230 Road..... +696

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

Unincorporated Areas of Nowata County

Maps are available for inspection at the Nowata County Office, 229 North Maple Street, Nowata, OK 74048.

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* Elevation in

feet (NGVD) +

Elevation in feet

(NAVD) Flooding source(s) Location of referenced Depth in feet Communities affected

elevation above ground

caret Elevation

in meters (MSL)

Modified

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St. Lucie County, Florida, and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA-B-1164

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Canal 8................................ At the confluence with +12 City of Fort Pierce,

Fivemile Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

St. Lucie County.

Approximately 1,385 feet +18

upstream of Summit

Street.

Fivemile Creek......................... At Peterson Road......... +16 City of Fort Pierce,

Unincorporated Areas of

St. Lucie County.

Approximately 0.5 mile +16

upstream of Peterson

Road.

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Howard Creek........................... Approximately 1,635 feet +6 City of Port St. Lucie,

downstream of Southeast Unincorporated Areas of

Ballantrae Boulevard. St. Lucie County.

Approximately 0.6 mile +13

upstream of Southeast

Westmoreland Boulevard.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +15 City of Fort Pierce,

Virginia Park Boulevard Unincorporated Areas of

to the north, west, and St. Lucie County.

south, and South 35th

Street to the east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +15 City of Fort Pierce,

State Highway 70 to the Unincorporated Areas of

north, South 35th Street St. Lucie County.

to the west, Cortez

Boulevard to the south,

and South 29th Street to

the east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +16 City of Fort Pierce,

State Highway 70 to the Unincorporated Areas of

north, South 29th Street St. Lucie County.

to the west, Cortez

Boulevard to the south,

and Placid Avenue to the

east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +17 City of Fort Pierce,

Royal Palm Drive to the Unincorporated Areas of

north, South 25th Street St. Lucie County.

to the west, Cortez

Boulevard to the south,

and South 19th Street to

the east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +17 City of Fort Pierce,

Cortez Boulevard to the Unincorporated Areas of

north, South 25th Street St. Lucie County.

to the west, Edwards

Road to the south, and

Admiral Street to the

east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +14 City of Fort Pierce.

Arnold Road to the

north, Fivemile Creek to

the west, Kirby Loop

Road to the south, and

Virginia Park Boulevard

to the east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +16 City of Fort Pierce.

State Highway 70 to the

north, South 35th Street

to the west, Cortez

Boulevard to the south,

and South 29th Street to

the east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +17 City of Fort Pierce.

State Highway 70 to the

north, South 35th Street

to the west, Cortez

Boulevard to the south,

and South 29th Street to

the east.

Ponding Area........................... Ponding area bounded by +17 City of Fort Pierce.

Linda Sue Circle to the

north, west, south, and

east.

Tenmile Creek Tributary................ At McCarty Road.......... +19 City of Port St. Lucie,

Unincorporated Areas of

St. Lucie County.

Approximately 1,400 feet +21

upstream of Newell Road.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

City of Fort Pierce

Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 North U.S. Route 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950.

City of Port St. Lucie

Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 121 Southwest Port St. Lucie Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, FL

34984.

Unincorporated Areas of St. Lucie County

Maps are available for inspection at the St. Lucie County Building Department, 2300 Virginia Avenue, Fort

Pierce, FL 34982.

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White County, Illinois, and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA-B-1174

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Griffith Lake.......................... Entire shoreline......... +391 City of Carmi.

Little Wabash River.................... Approximately 0.7 mile +377 City of Carmi,

upstream of County Unincorporated Areas of

Highway 23. White County.

At County Road 1200 East +381

(Lowe Road).

Old Channel Wabash River............... Approximately 0.82 mile +386 City of Grayville.

downstream of Mulberry

Street extended.

Approximately 250 feet +386

downstream of North

Street extended.

Unnamed Ponding Area................... Entire area of ponding +398 City of Carmi,

north of the abandoned Unincorporated Areas of

railroad. White County.

Unnamed Tributary to Little Wabash At the upstream side of +379 City of Carmi,

River. College Boulevard. Unincorporated Areas of

White County.

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At the downstream side of +394

the abandoned railroad

(approximately 1.94

miles upstream of the

Little Wabash River

confluence).

Unnamed Tributary to Little Wabash At the Unnamed Tributary +380 City of Carmi,

River, West Branch to Little Wabash River Unincorporated Areas of

confluence. White County.

At the downstream side of +383

Fairground Road.

Wabash River........................... Approximately 0.51 mile +374 Village of Maunie.

downstream of County

Road 1100 North (Emma

Street) extended.

Approximately 480 feet +375

upstream of County Road

1100 North (Emma Street)

extended.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

City of Carmi

Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 225 East Main Street, Carmi, IL 62821.

City of Grayville

Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 122 South Court Street, Grayville, IL 62844.

Unincorporated Areas of White County

Maps are available for inspection at the White County Courthouse, 301 East Main Street, Carmi, IL 62821.

Village of Maunie

Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 328 Sheridan Street, Maunie, IL 62861.

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Stearns County, Minnesota, and Incorporated Areas Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1137 and FEMA-B-1185

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Clearwater River....................... Approximately 60 feet +1,010 Unincorporated Areas of

upstream of State Stearns County.

Highway 55.

Approximately 1,600 feet +1,011

upstream of State

Highway 55.

Sauk Lake.............................. Entire shoreline within +1,232 Unincorporated Areas of

community. Stearns County.

Sauk River............................. Approximately 7,260 feet +1,226 City of Sauk Centre,

downstream of County Unincorporated Areas of

Route 17. Stearns County.

Approximately 1,450 feet +1,227

downstream of Main

Street.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

City of Sauk Centre

Maps are available for inspection at 320 Oak Street South, Sauk Centre, MN 56378.

Unincorporated Areas of Stearns County

Maps are available for inspection at the Stearns County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud,

MN 56303.

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Issaquena County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA-B-1159

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Mississippi River...................... Approximately 5.3 miles +112 Unincorporated Areas of

upstream of the U.S. Issaquena County.

Route 80 bridge.

Approximately 9.3 miles +120

upstream of the U.S.

Route 80 bridge.

Steele Bayou........................... An area bounded by the +100 Town of Mayersville,

county boundary to the Unincorporated Areas of

north, west, south, and Issaquena County.

east.

Yazoo River............................ Approximately 6 miles +105 Unincorporated Areas of

downstream of U.S. Route Issaquena County.

61.

Approximately 12 miles +105

upstream of U.S. Route

61.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

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ADDRESSES

Town of Mayersville

Maps are available for inspection at 132 Court Street, Mayersville, MS 39113.

Unincorporated Areas of Issaquena County

Maps are available for inspection at 129 Court Street, Mayersville, MS 39113.

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Yazoo County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA-B-1159

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Big Black River........................ Approximately 21.9 miles +149 Unincorporated Areas of

downstream of U.S. Route Yazoo County.

49.

Approximately 10.7 miles +155

downstream of U.S. Route

49.

Collins Creek.......................... An area bounded by the +93 Unincorporated Areas of

Yazoo River Levee to the Yazoo County.

north and west, State

Highway 3 to the south,

and Germania Road to the

east.

Satartia Creek (backwater effects from Approximately 0.75 mile +105 Unincorporated Areas of

Mississippi River). downstream of State Yazoo County.

Highway 3.

Approximately 1,900 feet +105

downstream of State

Highway 3.

Steele Bayou........................... An area bounded by the +100 Unincorporated Areas of

county boundary to the Yazoo County.

north, west, and south,

and the William M.

Whittington Canal Levee

to the east.

Yazoo River (backwater effects from Approximately 21 miles +105 Unincorporated Areas of

Mississippi River). downstream of Satartia Yazoo County.

Road.

Approximately 15 miles +105

downstream of Satartia

Road.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

Unincorporated Areas of Yazoo County

Maps are available for inspection at 211 East Broadway Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194.

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Clark County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas Docket No.: FEMA-B-1170

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Big Branch (backwater effects from From the Honey Creek +497 Unincorporated Areas of

Mississippi River). confluence to Clark County.

approximately 0.5 mile

downstream of State

Highway H.

Buck Run (overflow effects from At the Lewis County +495 Unincorporated Areas of

Mississippi River). boundary. Clark County.

Approximately 0.6 mile +496

downstream of Avenue of

the Saints.

Doe Run (backwater effects from From the Lewis County +496 Unincorporated Areas of

Mississippi River). boundary to Clark County.

approximately 1,290 feet

downstream of Avenue of

the Saints.

Mississippi River...................... Approximately 2.5 miles +495 City of Alexandria,

downstream of the Fox Unincorporated Areas of

River confluence. Clark County.

At the Des Moines River +499

confluence.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

City of Alexandria

Maps are available for inspection at the Community Center, 109 Market Street, Alexandria, MO 63430.

Unincorporated Areas of Clark County

Maps are available for inspection at the Clark County Courthouse, 111 East Court Street, Suite 4, Kahoka, MO

63445.

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Schoharie County, New York (All Jurisdictions) Docket No.: FEMA-B-1076

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Cobleskill Creek....................... Approximately 490 feet +919 Town of Cobleskill,

downstream of New York Town of Richmondville,

State Route 10/7. Village of

Richmondville.

Approximately 600 feet +1,013

upstream of the I-88

Exit 20 ramp.

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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

+ North American Vertical Datum.

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Depth in feet above ground.

caret Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

ADDRESSES

Town of Cobleskill

Maps are available for inspection at the Town Office, 378 Mineral Springs Road, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Town of Richmondville

Maps are available for inspection at the Richmondville Town Hall, 340 Main Street, Richmondville, NY 12149.

Village of Richmondville

Maps are available for inspection at the Richmondville Village Hall, 295 Main Street, Richmondville, NY 12149.

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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood Insurance.'')

Dated: January 26, 2012.

Sandra K. Knight,

Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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