[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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