[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 28 (Friday, February 10, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 6976-6980]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3171]


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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 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) 
           Flooding source(s)              Location of referenced     Depth in feet      Communities  affected
                                                 elevation             above ground
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                     in meters (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
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                              Humphreys County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1159
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Shallow Flooding.......................  An area bounded by the                  +100  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          county boundary to the                        Humphreys County
                                          west and south, the
                                          William M. Whittington
                                          Channel Levee to the
                                          east, and the confluence
                                          with Silver Creek and
                                          Straight Bayou to the
                                          north.
Yazoo River............................  Approximately 10 miles                  +117  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of State                             Humphreys County.
                                          Highway 12.

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                                         Approximately 19.5 miles                +120
                                          upstream of State
                                          Highway 12.
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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 Humphreys County
Maps are available for inspection at 102 Castleman Street, Belzoni, MS 39038.
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                                 Taney County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1175
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Beaver Creek (backwater effects from     From the White River                    +698  Unincorporated Areas of
 White River).                            confluence to                                 Taney County.
                                          approximately 685 feet
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River confluence.
Bee Creek (backwater effects from White  From the White River                    +698  Unincorporated Areas of
 River).                                  confluence to                                 Taney County.
                                          approximately 1,700 feet
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River confluence.
Bull Creek (backwater effects from       From the White River                    +716  City of Rockaway Beach,
 White River).                            confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 0.5 mile                        Taney County.
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River confluence.
Big Shoals Lake........................  Entire shoreline.........               +724  Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Taney County.
Cooper Creek (backwater effects from     From the White River                    +724  City of Branson,
 White River).                            confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 685 feet                        Taney County.
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River confluence.
Silver Creek (backwater effects from     From the White River                    +698  Unincorporated Areas of
 White River).                            confluence to                                 Taney County.
                                          approximately 0.8 mile
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River confluence.
Swan Creek (backwater effects from       From the White River                    +698  City of Forsyth,
 White River).                            confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 1,290 feet                      Taney County.
                                          upstream of Strawberry
                                          Road.
White River............................  At the downstream side of               +698  City of Forsyth,
                                          Powersite Dam.                                Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Taney County.
                                         At the White County,                    +698
                                          Arkansas boundary.
White River Tributary 16 (backwater      From the White River                    +698  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from White River).               confluence to                                 Taney County.
                                          approximately 1.5 miles
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River confluence.
White River Tributary 24 (backwater      From the White River                    +698  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from White River).               confluence to                                 Taney County.
                                          approximately 430 feet
                                          downstream of Frisco
                                          Hills Road.
White River Tributary 30 (backwater      From the White River                    +698  City of Forsyth,
 effects from White River).               confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 0.5 mile                        Taney County.
                                          upstream of the White
                                          River 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 Branson
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 110 West Maddux Street, Suite 210, Branson, MO 65616.
 
City of Forsyth
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 15405 U.S. Route 160, Forsyth, MO 65653.
 
City of Rockaway Beach..........................................................................................
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 2764 State Route 176, Rockaway Beach, MO 65740.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Taney County
Maps are available for inspection at the Taney County Courthouse, 132 David Street, Forsyth, MO 65653.
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                              Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1112
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Llano Ditch Tributary..................  Just downstream of                     +5655  Pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh,
                                          McCurdy Road Northwest.                       Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Rio Arriba County.

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                                         Just upstream of Simmons               +5705
                                          Lane.
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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
 
Pueblo of Ohkay Owingeh
Maps are available for inspection at the Pueblo of Okhay Owingeh Governor's Office, 1 Kee Road, Espanola, NM
 87532.
 
                                    Unincorporated Areas of Rio Arriba County
Maps are available for inspection at the Rio Arriba County Clerk's Office, 1122 Industrial Park Road, Espanola,
 NM 87532.
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                               Jefferson County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1128
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Big Run................................  Approximately 1,500 feet               +1281  Township of Henderson.
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Trout
                                          Run.
                                         Approximately 250 feet                 +1284
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Trout
                                          Run.
Falls Creek............................  Approximately 1,740 feet               +1399  Township of Washington.
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Wolf Run.
                                         Approximately 1,450 feet               +1415
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Wolf Run.
Fivemile Run...........................  Approximately 260 feet                 +1220  Township of Rose.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Sandy
                                          Lick Creek.
                                         Approximately 240 feet                 +1231
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Swamp
                                          Run.
Mahoning Creek.........................  Approximately 0.66 mile                +1227  Township of Young.
                                          downstream of Lincoln
                                          Avenue.
                                         Approximately 0.64 mile                +1227
                                          downstream of Lincoln
                                          Avenue.
Mahoning Creek.........................  At the confluence with                 +1234  Borough of Punxsutawney.
                                          Elk Run.
                                         Approximately 450 feet                 +1234
                                          upstream of Graffius
                                          Avenue, on Elk Run.
Mahoning Creek.........................  Approximately 0.44 mile                +1237  Township of Bell.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Elk Run.
                                         Approximately 0.46 mile                +1237
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Elk Run.
Rattlesnake Creek......................  Approximately 200 feet                 +1468  Township of Washington.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with
                                          Rattlesnake Run.
                                         Approximately 250 feet                 +1468
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with
                                          Rattlesnake Run.
Redbank Creek..........................  Approximately 1 mile                   +1210  Township of Rose.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Coder
                                          Run.
                                         Approximately 0.70 mile                +1212
                                          downstream of White
                                          Street.
Sandy Lick Creek.......................  Approximately 0.28 mile                +1216  Township of Rose.
                                          downstream of 2nd Street.
                                         Approximately 1,050 feet               +1217
                                          downstream of 2nd 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
Borough of Punxsutawney
Maps are available for inspection at the Mahoning East Civic Center, 301 East Mahoning Street, Punxsutawney, PA
 15767.
Township of Bell
Maps are available for inspection at the Bell Township Building, 103 Runway Drive, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
 
Township of Henderson
Maps are available for inspection at the Henderson Township Hall, 2801 Pine Run Road, Sigel, PA 15767.
 
Township of Rose
Maps are available for inspection at the Rose Township Hall, 17042 State Route 36, Brookville, PA 15825.
 
Township of Washington
Maps are available for inspection at the Washington Township Office, 2933 Airport Road, Falls Creek, PA 15840.
 
Township of Young
Maps are available for inspection at the Young Township Office, 1517 Walston Road, Walston, PA 15781.
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                                  Burnet County, Texas, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1061
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Colorado River.........................  Approximately 0.88 mile                 +163  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of the                               Burnet County.
                                          confluence with Wolf
                                          Hollow Creek.
                                         At the confluence of                    +768
                                          Varnhagan Creek.
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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 Burnet County
Maps are available for inspection at 220 South Pierce Street, Burnet, TX 78611.
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                                   Ector County, Texas, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1047
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Flooding Effects of Eastside Channel     Just downstream of                     +2887  City of Odessa,
 and its Split Flow.                      Pacific Union Railroad.                       Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Ector County.
                                         Just downstream of Pueblo              +2906
                                          Avenue.
                                         Approximately 200 feet                 +2912
                                          upstream of the
                                          intersection of Custer
                                          Avenue and Eastside
                                          Channel.
Flooding Effects of Monahans Draw......  Just upstream of                       +2842  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Grandview Road.                               Ector County.
                                         Just upstream of South                 +2878
                                          Crane Avenue.
                                         Just upstream of West                  +2884
                                          County Road.
                                         Just upstream of                       +3009
                                          Westcliff Drive.
                                         Just upstream of State                 +3043
                                          Highway 866.
Flooding effects of Far East Channel     At the confluence of East              +2857  City of Odessa,
 and its subsidiary channels.             Side Channel.                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Ector County.
                                         Approximately 450 feet                 +2899
                                          upstream of the
                                          intersection of Caliche
                                          Road.
                                         Just upstream of Maple                 +2907
                                          Avenue.
Flooding effects of West Side Drainage   At the confluence of                   +2896  City of Odessa.
 Channel.                                 Monahans Draw.
                                         Just upstream of West                  +2909
                                          16th 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 Odessa
Maps are available for inspection at 411 West 8th Street, Odessa, TX 79761.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Ector County
Maps are available for inspection at 521 North Texas Street, Odessa, TX 79761.
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                                  Wasatch County, Utah, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1083
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Center Creek...........................  At the confluence with                 +5628  City of Heber City, Town
                                          Surplus Canal.                                of Independence,
                                                                                        Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Wasatch County.
                                         Approximately 2,914 feet               +6573
                                          upstream of the upper
                                          Center Creek Road
                                          crossing.
Humbug Canal...........................  At the confluence with                 +5685  City of Heber City,
                                          Center Creek.                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Wasatch County.
                                         Approximately 566 feet                 +5692
                                          upstream of 600 South
                                          Street.
Lake Creek.............................  At the diversion to South              +5860  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Lake Creek and North                          Wasatch County.
                                          Lake Creek.
                                         Approximately 0.73 mile                +6738
                                          upstream of Lake Pines
                                          Drive.

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Lower Wasatch Canal....................  At U.S. Route 189........              +5634  City of Heber City,
                                                                                        Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Wasatch County.
                                         Approximately 800 feet                 +5694
                                          upstream of Mill Road.
North Lake Creek.......................  Approximately 800 feet                 +5694  City of Heber City,
                                          upstream of Mill Road.                        Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Wasatch County.
                                         At the diversion from                  +5860
                                          Lake Creek.
Snake Creek............................  At the confluence with                 +5422  City of Midway,
                                          the Middle Provo River.                       Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Wasatch County.
                                         Approximately 210 feet                 +5760
                                          upstream of Warm Springs
                                          Road.
South Lake Creek.......................  Approximately 566 feet                 +5692  City of Heber City,
                                          upstream of 600 South                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Street.                                       Wasatch County.
                                         At the diversion from                  +5860
                                          Lake Creek.
Surplus Canal..........................  At the confluence with                 +5433  City of Heber City,
                                          the Middle Provo River.                       Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Wasatch County.
                                         At U.S. Route 189........              +5634
Upper Provo River......................  Approximately 0.52 mile                +6186  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of State                           Wasatch County.
                                          Route 32.
                                         Approximately 0.28 mile                +6426
                                          upstream of Moonlight
                                          Drive.
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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 Heber City
Maps are available for inspection at 75 North Main Street, Heber City, UT 84032.
 
City of Midway
Maps are available for inspection at 75 North 100 West, Midway, UT 84032.
 
Town of Independence
Maps are available for inspection at 4530 East Center Creek Road, Heber City, UT 84032.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Wasatch County
Maps are available for inspection at 25 North Main Street, Heber City, UT 84032.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: January 30, 2012.
Sandra K. Knight,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2012-3171 Filed 2-9-12; 8:45 am]
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