[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 29 (Monday, February 13, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 7540-7544]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3202]


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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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                    Sebastian County, Arkansas, and Incorporated Areas Docket No. FEMA-B-1171
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Massard Creek..........................  Approximately 155 feet                  +406  City of Fort Smith,
                                          upstream of Rogers                            Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Avenue.                                       Sebastian County.
                                         Approximately 720 feet                  +420
                                          upstream of State
                                          Highway 255 (Zero
                                          Street).
Mill Creek.............................  Approximately 200 feet                  +477  City of Fort Smith.
                                          downstream of South 28th
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 1.05 miles                +521
                                          upstream of Jenny Lind
                                          Road.
No Name Creek..........................  Approximately 0.33 mile                 +409  City of Fort Smith.
                                          upstream of the
                                          Sunnymede Creek
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 185 feet                  +456
                                          downstream of the No
                                          Name Creek Tributary
                                          confluence.
No Name Creek Tributary................  At the No Name Creek                    +456  City of Fort Smith.
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 970 feet                  +518
                                          upstream of South 46th
                                          Street.

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Spivey Creek...........................  At the Massard Creek                    +411  City of Fort Smith,
                                          confluence.                                   Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Sebastian County.
                                         Approximately 0.44 mile                 +477
                                          upstream of Industrial
                                          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 Fort Smith
Maps are available for inspection at the Engineering Department, 623 Garrison Avenue, Suite 409, Fort Smith, AR
 72901.
 
                                    Unincorporated Areas of Sebastian County
Maps are available for inspection at the Sebastian County Courthouse, 35 South 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901.
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                   Sharkey County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas Docket No. FEMA-B-1159
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Deer Creek.............................  Approximately 9.8 miles                 +103  Town of Anguilla,
                                          upstream of the                               Unincorporated Areas of
                                          confluence with Rolling                       Sharkey County.
                                          Fork Creek.
                                         Approximately 10.8 miles                +103
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Rolling
                                          Fork Creek.
Steele Bayou...........................  An area bounded by the                  +100  City of Rolling Fork,
                                          county boundary to the                        Town of Anguilla, Town
                                          north, west, south, and                       of Cary, Unincorporated
                                          east; approximately 3                         Areas of Sharkey County.
                                          miles south of the
                                          northern county boundary.
Yazoo River............................  At the county boundary...               +105  Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Sharkey County.
                                         Approximately 300 feet                  +105
                                          upstream of the county
                                          boundary.
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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 Rolling Fork
Maps are available for inspection at 130 Walnut Street, Rolling Fork, MS 39159.
 
Town of Anguilla
Maps are available for inspection at 22 Rolling Fork Road, Anguilla, MS 38924.
 
Town of Cary
Maps are available for inspection at 30 Oak Circle, Cary, MS 39054.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Sharkey County
Maps are available for inspection at 120 Locust Street, Rolling Fork, MS 39159.
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                      Lewis County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas Docket No. FEMA-B-1170
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Artesian Branch (backwater effects from  From approximately 1,000                +493  Unincorporated Areas of
 Mississippi River).                      feet downstream of the                        Lewis County.
                                          Artesian Branch
                                          Tributary 1 confluence
                                          to approximately 270
                                          feet downstream of U.S.
                                          Route 61.
Artesian Branch Tributary 1 (backwater   From the Artesian Branch                +493  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Mississippi River).         confluence to                                 Lewis County.
                                          approximately 240 feet
                                          downstream of U.S. Route
                                          61.
Doe Run (overflow effects from           Approximately 475 feet                  +494  Unincorporated Areas of
 Mississippi River).                      downstream of the Doe                         Lewis County.
                                          Run Tributary 4
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 1.0 mile                  +495
                                          upstream of County Road
                                          494.
Doe Run Tributary 4 (backwater effects   From the Doe Run                        +494  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Mississippi River).                 confluence to                                 Lewis County.
                                          approximately 360 feet
                                          downstream of U.S. Route
                                          61.
Durgens Creek (backwater effects from    From the Mississippi                    +488  Unincorporated Areas of
 Mississippi River).                      River confluence to                           Lewis County.
                                          approximately 0.4 mile
                                          downstream of U.S. Route
                                          61.
Mississippi River......................  Approximately 3.0 miles                 +487  City of Canton, City of
                                          downstream of the                             La Grange,
                                          Durgens Creek confluence.                     Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Lewis County.
                                         At the Clark County                     +495
                                          boundary.
Oyster Branch (backwater effects from    From the Mississippi                    +489  Unincorporated Areas of
 Mississippi River).                      River confluence to                           Lewis County.
                                          approximately 630 feet
                                          downstream of U.S. Route
                                          61 Business.

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Wyaconda River (backwater effects from   From the Mississippi                    +489  City of La Grange,
 Mississippi River).                      River confluence to                           Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 410 feet                        Lewis County.
                                          upstream of U.S. Route
                                          61 Business.
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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 Canton
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 106 North 5th Street, Canton, MO 63435.
 
City of La Grange
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 118 South Main Street, La Grange, MO 63448.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Lewis County
Maps are available for inspection at the Lewis County Courthouse, 100 East Lafayette Street, Monticello, MO
 63457.
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                     Bedford County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions) Docket No. FEMA-B-1158
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Georges Creek..........................  Approximately 1,932 feet               +1278  Township of West St.
                                          downstream of Simple                          Clair.
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 1,562 feet               +1284
                                          downstream of Simple
                                          Road.
Little Wills Creek.....................  Approximately 1.0 mile                 +1200  Township of Harrison.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Wolf
                                          Camp Run.
                                         Approximately 1.32 miles               +1215
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Wolf
                                          Camp Run.
Little Wills Creek.....................  At the confluence with                  +932  Township of Londonderry.
                                          Wills Creek.
                                         Approximately 280 feet                  +935
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Wills
                                          Creek.
Raystown Branch Juniata River..........  Approximately 380 feet                  +927  Township of Hopewell.
                                          downstream of Ritchie
                                          Bridge Road.
                                         Approximately 100 feet                  +928
                                          downstream of Ritchie
                                          Bridge Road.
Raystown Branch Juniata River..........  Approximately 0.46 mile                 +858  Township of Liberty.
                                          downstream of Six Mile
                                          Run Road.
                                         Approximately 180 feet                  +860
                                          downstream of Six Mile
                                          Run 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
 
Township of Harrison
Maps are available for inspection at the Harrison Township Municipal Building, 4747 Milligans Cove Road, Manns
 Choice, PA 15550.
 
Township of Hopewell
Maps are available for inspection at the Township Building, 1402 Norris Street, Hopewell, PA 16650.
 
Township of Liberty
Maps are available for inspection at the Liberty Township Building, 504 17th Street, Saxton, PA 16678.
 
Township of Londonderry
Maps are available for inspection at the Londonderry Township Building, 4303 Hyndman Road, Hyndman, PA 15545.
 
Township of West St. Clair
Maps are available for inspection at the West St. Clair Township Office, Chestnut Ridge Ambulance Building, 4037
 Quaker Valley Road, Alum Bank, PA 15521.
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                      Blair County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions) Docket No. FEMA-B-1174
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Bells Gap Run..........................  At the downstream side of              +1044  Borough of Bellwood.
                                          Becker Road.
                                         At the upstream side of                +1067
                                          Becker Road.
Blair Gap Run..........................  Approximately 0.59 mile                +1136  Township of Allegheny.
                                          upstream of Mill Road.
                                         Approximately 0.69 mile                +1141
                                          upstream of Mill Road.
Blair Gap Run..........................  Approximately 975 feet                 +1019  Township of Allegheny.
                                          upstream of the railroad.
                                         Approximately 890 feet                 +1022
                                          downstream of 2nd Avenue.
Brush Run..............................  At the upstream side of                +1096  Township of Logan.
                                          17th Street.
                                         Approximately 149 feet                 +1098
                                          upstream of 17th Street.
Burgoon Run............................  Approximately 405 feet                 +1132  Township of Logan.
                                          upstream of Oak Avenue.
                                         Approximately 585 feet                 +1135
                                          upstream of Oak Avenue.
Cabbage Creek..........................  Approximately 745 feet                 +1222  Township of Taylor.
                                          upstream of Main Street.

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                                         Approximately 975 feet                 +1223
                                          upstream of Main Street.
Clover Creek...........................  Approximately 130 feet                 +1072  Township of Huston,
                                          upstream of Private                           Township of Woodbury.
                                          Drive.
                                         Approximately 700 feet                 +1074
                                          upstream of Private
                                          Drive.
Frankstown Branch Juniata River........  Approximately 1,855 feet                +995  Township of Freedom.
                                          downstream of State
                                          Route 36 (Woodbury Pike).
                                         Approximately 1,050 feet                +998
                                          downstream of State
                                          Route 36 (Woodbury Pike).
Halter Creek...........................  Approximately 709 feet                 +1144  Borough of Roaring
                                          downstream of Mountain                        Spring.
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 479 feet                 +1146
                                          downstream of Mountain
                                          Street.
Laurel Run.............................  Approximately 1,025 feet               +1016  Township of Snyder.
                                          upstream of Clite's Road.
                                         Approximately 1,045 feet               +1017
                                          upstream of Clite's Road.
Little Juniata River...................  Approximately 1,415 feet               +1081  Township of Logan.
                                          downstream of the Homer
                                          Gap Run confluence.
                                         Approximately 1,205 feet               +1081
                                          downstream of the Homer
                                          Gap Run confluence.
Mill Run...............................  At the downstream side of              +1052  City of Altoona.
                                          58th Street.
Poplar Run.............................  Approximately 550 feet                 +1234  Township of Freedom.
                                          upstream of Poplar Run
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 780 feet                 +1239
                                          upstream of Poplar Run
                                          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
 
Borough of Bellwood
Maps are available for inspection at the Borough Hall, 400 North 1st Street, Bellwood, PA 16617.
 
Borough of Roaring Spring
Maps are available for inspection at the Borough Building, 616 Spang Street, Roaring Spring, PA 16673.
 
City of Altoona
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 1301 12th Street, Suite 300, Altoona, PA 16601.
 
Township of Allegheny
Maps are available for inspection at the Allegheny Township Building, 3131 Colonial Drive, Duncansville, PA
 16635.
 
Township of Freedom
Maps are available for inspection at the Freedom Township Building, 131 Municipal Street, East Freedom, PA
 16637.
 
Township of Huston
Maps are available for inspection at the Huston Township Office, 1538 Sportsman Road, Martinsburg, PA 16662.
 
Township of Logan
Maps are available for inspection at the Logan Township Building, 100 Chief Logan Circle, Altoona, PA 16602.
Township of Snyder
Maps are available for inspection at the Snyder Township Building, 108 Baughman Hollow Road, Tyrone, PA 16686.
 
Township of Taylor
Maps are available for inspection at the Taylor Township Municipal Building, 1002 Route 36, Roaring Spring, PA
 16673.
 
Township of Woodbury
Maps are available for inspection at the Woodbury Township Building, 6385 Clover Creek Road, Williamsburg, PA
 16693.
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                               Roane County, West Virginia, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No. FEMA-B-1158
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Goff Run...............................  Approximately 0.41 mile                 +734  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of Williams                          Roane County.
                                          Drive.
                                         Approximately 0.53 mile                 +739
                                          upstream of Williams
                                          Drive.
Reedy Creek............................  Approximately 940 feet                  +678  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Mill                            Roane County.
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 214 feet                  +679
                                          upstream of Mill Street.
Reedy Creek............................  Approximately 1,890 feet                +678  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of Center                            Roane County.
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 0.40 mile                 +678
                                          upstream of Center
                                          Street.
Reedy Creek............................  Approximately 1,230 feet                +679  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of Mill Street.                      Roane County.
                                         Approximately 1,810 feet                +679
                                          upstream of Mill Street.
Spring Creek...........................  Approximately 1,784 feet                +724  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Roane                           Roane County.
                                          Avenue.
                                         Approximately 1,519 feet                +724
                                          downstream of Roane
                                          Avenue.

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Spring Creek...........................  Approximately 355 feet                  +727  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Spring                          Roane County.
                                          Creek Dam.
                                         Approximately 352 feet                  +728
                                          downstream of Clary Road.
Tanner Run.............................  Approximately 510 feet                  +726  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of Main Street.                      Roane County.
                                         Approximately 0.51 mile                 +733
                                          upstream 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
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Roane County
Maps are available for inspection at the Roane County Courthouse, 200 Main Street, Spencer, WV 25276.
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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. 2012-3202 Filed 2-10-12; 8:45 am]
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