Final Flood Elevation Determinations

 
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Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 206 (Monday, October 26, 2015)

Federal Register Volume 80, Number 206 (Monday, October 26, 2015)

Rules and Regulations

Pages 65161-65164

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

FR Doc No: 2015-27186

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

Docket ID FEMA-2015-0001

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 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 Associate Administrator for Mitigation 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.

Dated: October 8, 2015.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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

    Location of referenced (NAVD) # Depth in

    Flooding source(s) elevation feet above ground Communities affected

    caret Elevation

    in meters (MSL)

    Modified

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    St. Charles County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas

    Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1062 and B-1167

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    Baltic Creek........................... At the confluence with +470 City of Cottleville, City

    Dardenne Creek. of St. Peters, City of

    Weldon Spring,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.7 mile +492

    upstream of the

    confluence with

    Tributary 7.

    Blanchette Creek (Backwater from Just downstream of Katy +455 City of St. Charles,

    Missouri River). Trail/Abandoned Railroad. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    At the confluence with +455

    the Missouri River.

    Boschert Creek......................... At the confluence with +441 City of St. Charles,

    Cole Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.6 mile +532

    upstream of Sibley

    Street.

    Cole Creek............................. Approximately 0.4 mile +443 City of St. Charles.

    upstream of the

    confluence with Boschert

    Creek.

    Approximately 800 feet +529

    upstream of Graystone

    Drive.

    Crooked Creek.......................... At the confluence with +475 City of Cottleville, City

    Dardenne Creek. of O'Fallon, City of

    Weldon Spring,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.7 mile +574

    upstream of I-64.

    Crystal Springs Creek (Backwater from At the confluence with +457 City of St. Charles,

    Missouri River). the Missouri River. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 871 feet +457

    upstream of South River

    Road.

    Cunningham Branch...................... At the confluence with +535 City of O'Fallon,

    Dardenne Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1,250 feet +644

    upstream of State

    Highway D.

    Dardenne Creek......................... Approximately 400 feet +444 City of Cottleville, City

    downstream of Norfold of O'Fallon, City of St.

    Southern Railroad. Peters, Town of Dardenne

    Prairie, Unincorporated

    Areas of St. Charles

    County.

    Approximately 2.3 miles +748

    upstream of Oberhelman

    Road.

    Duckett Creek (Overflow from Missouri At the confluence with +462 Unincorporated Areas of

    River). the Missouri River. St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.5 miles +463

    upstream of Jungs

    Station Road.

    East Branch Spencer Creek.............. At the confluence with +458 City of St. Peters.

    Spencer Creek.

    Just downstream of Boone +503

    Hills Drive.

    East Branch Tributary B................ At the confluence with +480 City of Cottleville, City

    Dardenne Creek. of O'Fallon,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 150 feet +525

    upstream of State

    Highway K.

    East Cole Creek........................ At the confluence with +457 City of St. Charles.

    Cole Creek.

    Approximately 600 feet +478

    upstream of Canary Lane.

    Femme Osage Creek (Backwater from Approximately 0.4 miles +476 Unincorporated Areas of

    Missouri River). downstream of State St. Charles County.

    Highway 94.

    Approximately 1.4 miles +476

    downstream of Defiance

    Road.

    Kraut Run.............................. At the confluence with +506 Unincorporated Areas of

    Dardenne Creek. St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1,000 feet +607

    upstream of Wilson Road.

    Lake Sainte Louise..................... Entire shoreline within +546 City of Lake St. Louis.

    community.

    Little Dardenne Creek.................. At the confluence with +554 Unincorporated Areas of

    Dardenne Creek. St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.9 mile +719

    upstream of Morrison

    Lane.

    Mississippi River...................... At the St. Charles +434 City of O'Fallon, City of

    County, Missouri/St. Portage Des Sioux, City

    Louis County, Missouri/ of St. Charles, City of

    Madison County, Illinois St. Paul, City of St.

    county boundary, Peters, Town of West

    approximately 6.2 miles Alton, Unincorporated

    downstream of Melvin Areas of St. Charles

    Price Lock and Dam. County.

    At the St. Charles County/ +444

    Lincoln County boundary,

    approximately 3.0 miles

    upstream of confluence

    with Peruue Creek.

    Missouri River......................... At the St. Charles +434 City of St. Charles, City

    County, Missouri/St. of Weldon Spring, Town

    Louis County, Missouri/ of West Alton, Town of

    Madison County, Illinois Augusta, Unincorporated

    county boundary, Areas of St. Charles

    approximately 7.4 miles County.

    downstream of the Lewis

    Bridge.

    Near the St. Charles +492

    County/Warren County

    boundary, approximately

    22.3 miles upstream of

    the Daniel Boone Bridge.

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    Oday Creek............................. At the confluence with +505 City of Lake St. Louis,

    Dardenne Creek. City of O'Fallon, City

    of St. Charles,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 425 feet +587

    upstream of State

    Highway N.

    Old Dardenne Creek..................... At the confluence with +486 Town of Dardenne Prairie,

    Dardenne Creek. City of O'Fallon, City

    of St. Charles,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 350 feet +502

    upstream of U.S. Route

    40/61.

    Peruque Creek.......................... Approximately 0.3 mile +530 City of Foristell, City

    downstream of State of Wentzville,

    Highway Z. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1.3 miles +630

    upstream of State

    Highway T.

    Peruque Creek Tributary 12............. At the confluence with +471 City of St. Paul,

    Peruque Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.4 mile +527

    upstream of Meadow Farm

    Lane.

    Peruque Creek Tributary 14............. Approximately 0.2 mile +464 City of O'Fallon,

    upstream of the Unincorporated Areas of

    confluence with Peruque St. Charles County.

    Creek.

    Approximately 1,000 feet +512

    upstream of Civic Park

    Drive.

    Peruque Creek Tributary 15............. Approximately 900 feet +464 City of O'Fallon.

    upstream of the

    confluence with Peruque

    Creek.

    Approximately 1,300 feet +507

    upstream of Main Street.

    Peruque Creek Tributary 2.............. At the confluence with +613 City of Foristell,

    Peruque Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 600 feet +734

    upstream of State

    Highway T.

    Peruque Creek Tributary 8.............. Approximately 1.0 mile +505 City of Lake St. Louis,

    upstream of the City of Wentzville.

    confluence with Peruque

    Creek.

    Approximately 0.6 mile +546

    upstream of I-70.

    Peruque Creek Tributary 9.............. Approximately 1.0 mile +505 City of Lake St. Louis,

    upstream of the Unincorporated Areas of

    confluence with Peruque St. Charles County.

    Creek.

    Approximately 0.4 mile +539

    upstream of Henke Road.

    Sandfort Creek......................... Just downstream of +442 City of St. Charles,

    Norfolk Southern Unincorporated Areas of

    Railroad. St. Charles County.

    Approximately 350 feet +497

    downstream of Muegge

    Road.

    Schote Creek........................... At the confluence with +481 City of O'Fallon, Town of

    Dardenne Creek. Dardenne Prairie,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1.6 miles +583

    upstream of U.S. Route

    40/61.

    Spencer Creek.......................... Approximately 365 feet +444 City of St. Peters,

    upstream of the railroad. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1,200 feet +526

    upstream of Millwood

    Drive.

    Taylor Branch (Backwater from Missouri At the confluence with +460 City of St. Charles,

    River). the Missouri River. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.6 miles +460

    upstream of South River

    Road.

    Tributary A............................ At the confluence with +469 City of St. Peters,

    Dardenne Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 500 feet +536

    upstream of Starlight

    Drive.

    Tributary No. 1........................ At the confluence with +464 City of St. Peters,

    Dardenne Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 400 feet +473

    upstream of Harris Drive.

    Tributary No. 13....................... At the confluence with +486 Town of Dardenne Prairie,

    Dardenne Creek. City of O'Fallon.

    Approximately 700 feet +508

    upstream of McClure Road.

    Tributary No. 15....................... At the confluence with +495 Town of Dardenne Prairie,

    Dardenne Creek. City of O'Fallon,

    Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 300 feet +567

    upstream of Keystone

    Crossing Drive.

    Tributary No. 17....................... Approximately 0.8 mile +522 City of O'Fallon,

    upstream of the Unincorporated Areas of

    confluence with Dardenne St. Charles County.

    Creek.

    Approximately 900 feet +895

    upstream of Hopewell

    Road.

    Tributary No. 19....................... Approximately 1,300 feet +505 Unincorporated Areas of

    upstream of the St. Charles County.

    confluence with Dardenne

    Creek.

    Approximately 2.1 miles +573

    upstream of the

    confluence with Dardenne

    Creek.

    Tributary No. 2........................ Just upstream of Ohmes +465 City of St. Peters.

    Road.

    Approximately 0.5 mile +478

    upstream of Ohmes Road.

    Tributary No. 3........................ At the confluence with +469 Unincorporated Areas of

    Tributary A. St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.8 mile +503

    upstream of St. Peters-

    Howell Road.

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    Tributary No. 4........................ At the confluence with +469 City of St. Peters,

    Tributary A. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1,150 +509

    upstream of Woodstream

    Drive.

    Tributary No. 7........................ At the confluence with +482 City of St. Peters, City

    Baltic Creek. of Weldon Spring.

    Approximately 0.8 mile +504

    upstream of Pitmann Hill

    Road.

    Tributary No. 9........................ At the confluence with +480 City of Weldon Spring,

    Crooked Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 0.5 mile +497

    upstream of Guthermuth

    Road.

    West Branch Spencer Creek.............. At the confluence with +450 Unincorporated Areas of

    Spencer Creek. St. Charles County.

    Approximately 400 feet +510

    upstream of Willott Road.

    West Branch Tributary B................ At the confluence with +489 Town of Dardenne Prairie.

    East Branch Tributary B.

    Approximately 150 feet +622

    upstream of Bryan Road.

    West Sandfort Creek.................... At the confluence with +450 City of St. Charles,

    Sandfort Creek. Unincorporated Areas of

    St. Charles County.

    Approximately 1,400 feet +459

    upstream of Harry S.

    Truman Boulevard.

    * National Geodetic Vertical Datum.

    + North American Vertical Datum.

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

    ADDRESSES

    City of Cottleville

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 5490 5th Street, Cottleville, MO 63338.

    City of Foristell

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 121 Mulberry Street, Foristell, MO 63348.

    City of Lake St. Louis

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 200 Civic Center Drive, Lake St. Louis, MO 63367.

    City of O'Fallon

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 North Main Street, O'Fallon, MO 63366.

    City of Portage Des Sioux

    Maps are available for inspection at the County Adminstration Building, 201 North 2nd Street, Room 420, St.

    Charles, MO 63301.

    City of St. Charles

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 200 North 2nd Street, St. Charles, MO 63301.

    City of St. Paul

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 2300 St. Paul Road, St. Paul, MO 63366.

    City of St. Peters

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 1 St. Peters Centre Boulevard, St. Peters, MO 63376.

    City of Weldon Spring

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 5401 Independence Road, Weldon Spring, MO 63304.

    City of Wentzville

    Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 310 West Pearce Boulevard, Wentzville, MO 63385.

    Town of Dardenne Prairie

    Maps are available for inspection at Town Hall, 2032 Hanley Road, Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368.

    Town of West Alton

    Maps are available for inspection at 201 North 2nd Street, Room 420, St. Charles, MO 63301.

    Unincorporated Areas of St. Charles County

    Maps are available for inspection at the County Adminstration Building, 201 North 2nd Street, Room 420, St.

    Charles, MO 63301.

    Town of Augusta

    Maps are available for inspection at Town Hall, 239 Green Street, Augusta, MO 63332.

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