[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 69 (Tuesday, April 10, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 21471-21476]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8568]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2012-0003]


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: Effective 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,

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(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.
    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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                                 Gilmer County, Georgia, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1155
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Cartecay River.......................  Approximately 1.12 miles                   +1290  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        upstream of Holt Bridge Road.                     Gilmer County.
                                       Approximately 0.24 mile                    +1519
                                        upstream of the Owltown
                                        Creek 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
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Gilmer County
Maps are available for inspection at the Gilmer County Courthouse, 1 Broad Street, Ellijay, GA 30540.
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                                Chisago County, Minnesota, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1134
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Lake Ellen...........................  Entire shoreline.............               +895  City of Chisago City.
Skogman Lake.........................  Entire shoreline within                     +950  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Chisago County.                                   Chisago County.
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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 Chisago City
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 10625 Railroad Avenue, Chisago City, MN 55013.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Chisago County
Maps are available for inspection at the Chisago County Government Center, 313 North Main Street, Center City,
 MN 55012.
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                                 Clay County, Minnesota, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1078
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Buffalo River........................  At the confluence with the                  +883  City of Georgetown,
                                        Red River of the North.                           Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                          of Clay County.
                                       Just downstream of U.S. Route               +948
                                        10 (1st crossing).
Oakport Coulee.......................  At the convergence with the                 +893  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Red River of the North.                           Clay County.
                                       Approximately 2,500 feet                    +896
                                        downstream of Wall Street
                                        Avenue North/County Highway
                                        22.
County Ditch No. 20 (Lower Reach)....  At the convergence with the                 +888  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Red River of the North.                           Clay County.
                                       At the divergence from County               +893
                                        Ditch No. 20 (Connecting
                                        Reach/Upper Reach).
County Ditch No. 41..................  Approximately 5,645 feet                    +908  City of Moorhead,
                                        downstream of Main Street                         Unincorporated Areas
                                        South/County Highway 78.                          of Clay County.
                                       At the divergence of County                 +910
                                        Ditch No. 41 Lateral No. 1.
County Ditch No. 41 Lateral No. 1....  At 34th Street North.........               +906  City of Dilworth,
                                                                                          Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                          of Clay County.
                                       At the divergence of County                 +910
                                        Ditch No. 41.
County Ditch No. 50..................  At 34th Street North.........               +905  City of Dilworth.
                                       Approximately 1,700 feet                    +910
                                        upstream of U.S. Route 10/
                                        Center Avenue East.
County Drain No. 51..................  At the confluence with the                  +891  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Buffalo River.                                    Clay County.
                                       Approximately 3,900 feet                    +902
                                        upstream of 90th Avenue
                                        North/County Highway 26.
Glyndon Tributary....................  Approximately 1,700 feet                    +916  City of Glyndon,
                                        downstream of U.S. Route 10/                      Unincorporated Areas
                                        State Street.                                     of Clay County.
                                       At 110th Street South/County                +926
                                        Highway 71.
Red River of the North...............  At the Norman County boundary               +879  City of Georgetown,
                                                                                          City of Moorhead,
                                                                                          Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                          of Clay County.
                                       At the Wilkin County boundary               +919
South Branch Buffalo River...........  At the confluence with the                  +915  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Buffalo River.                                    Clay County.
                                       Approximately 200 feet                      +942
                                        downstream of 180th Avenue
                                        South.
South Branch Wild Rice River.........  Backwater area approximately               +1119  City of Ulen.
                                        1,450 feet downstream of
                                        Burlington Northern & Santa
                                        Fe Railway/State Highway 32.
Stony Creek..........................  At the confluence with South                +924  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        Branch Buffalo River.                             Clay County.
                                       Approximately 100 feet                      +924
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with South Branch Buffalo
                                        River.
Unnamed Tributary to Whisky Creek....  At 165th Avenue South........               +993  Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                          Clay County.
                                       Approximately 3,110 feet                   +1030
                                        upstream of Front Street
                                        South/County Highway 52.
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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 Dilworth
Maps are available for inspection at 21st Avenue Southeast, Dilworth, MN 56529.
 
City of Georgetown
Maps are available for inspection at 127 Main Street, Georgetown, MN 56546.
 
City of Glyndon
Maps are available for inspection at 36 3rd Street Southeast, Glyndon, MN 56547.
 

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City of Moorhead
Maps are available for inspection at 500 Center Avenue, Moorhead, MN 56561.
 
City of Ulen
Maps are available for inspection at 201 1st Street Northwest, Ulen, MN 56585.
 
                                       Unincorporated Areas of Clay County
Maps are available for inspection at 807 11th Street North, Moorhead, MN 56560.
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                                   Tioga County, New York (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1089
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Apalachin Creek......................  At the confluence with the                  +826  Town of Owego.
                                        Susquehanna River.
                                       Approximately 1,729 feet                    +826
                                        upstream of Main Street.
Owego Creek..........................  At the confluence with the                  +813  Town of Tioga, Village
                                        Susquehanna River.                                of Owego.
                                       Approximately 3,529 feet                    +813
                                        upstream of Waverly Road/
                                        West Main Street.
Susquehanna River....................  Approximately 2.3 miles                     +781  Town of Barton, Town of
                                        upstream of State Route 17.                       Nichols, Town of
                                                                                          Owego, Town of Tioga,
                                                                                          Village of Nichols,
                                                                                          Village of Owego.
                                       Approximately 2.4 miles                     +829
                                        upstream of Valley View
                                        Drive.
West Branch Owego Creek..............  Approximately 2.86 miles                   +1028  Town of Berkshire.
                                        upstream of West Newark
                                        Cross Road.
                                       Approximately 2.95 miles                   +1029
                                        upstream of West Newark
                                        Cross 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
 
Town of Barton
Maps are available for inspection at the Barton Town Hall, 304 State Route 17C, Waverly, NY 14892.
 
Town of Berkshire
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 18 Railroad Avenue, Berkshire, NY 13736.
 
Town of Nichols
Maps are available for inspection at the Nichols Town Hall, 54 East River Road, Nichols, NY 13812.
 
Town of Owego
Maps are available for inspection at the Owego Town Hall, 2354 State Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13812.
 
Town of Tioga
Maps are available for inspection at the Tioga Town Hall, 54 5th Avenue, Tioga Center, NY 13845.
 
Village of Nichols
Maps are available for inspection at the Nichols Town Hall, 54 East River Road, Nichols, NY 13812.
 
Village of Owego
Maps are available for inspection at the Owego Village Municipal Building, Old Jail, 178 Main Street, Owego, NY
 13827.
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                                Wagoner County, Oklahoma, and Incorporated Areas
                                    Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1022 and FEMA-B-1112
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Adams Creek..........................  Approximately 717 feet                      +600  Town of Fair Oaks.
                                        downstream of the confluence
                                        with School Creek.
                                       Approximately 0.61 mile                     +605
                                        upstream of the confluence
                                        with School Creek.
Arkansas River.......................  Approximately 6,809 feet from               +516  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        U.S. Route 69 upstream to                         Wagoner County.
                                        the limit of detailed study.
                                       Approximately 15,526 feet                   +523
                                        from U.S. Route 69
                                        downstream to the limit of
                                        detailed study.
Arkansas River (Corp of Engineers)...  Approximately 10,354 feet                   +551  Unincorporated Areas of
                                        from State Highway 104                            Wagoner County.
                                        downstream to the limit of
                                        detailed study.
                                       Limit of detailed study at                  +582
                                        Tulsa County boundary.
East Coal Creek......................  Approximately 386 feet                      +561  City of Wagoner.
                                        upstream from River Park
                                        Avenue.
                                       Approximately 213 feet                      +570
                                        upstream of Railroad Culvert.
Salt Creek...........................  Approximately 0.60 mile                     +557  Town of Fair Oaks.
                                        downstream of 305th Avenue.

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                                       Approximately 365 feet                      +607
                                        upstream of 257th Avenue.
Verdigris River......................  Approximately 245 feet                      +516  Town of Okay.
                                        downstream of 72nd Street.
                                       Approximately 0.45 mile                     +516
                                        upstream of 72nd 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
 
Town of Fair Oaks
Maps are available for inspection at the Rogers County Commissioners Office, 219 South Missouri Street,
 Claremore, OK 74017.
 
Town of Okay
Maps are available for inspection at the Wagoner County Commissioners Office, 306 East Cherokee Street, Wagoner,
 OK 74107.
 
City of Wagoner
Maps are available for inspection at the Wagoner County Commissioners Office, 306 East Cherokee Street, Wagoner,
 OK 74107.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Wagoner County
Maps are available for inspection at the Wagoner County Commissioners Office, 306 East Cherokee Street, Wagoner,
 OK 74107.
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                              Lawrence County, South Dakota, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1069
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Hungry Hollow Gulch..................  Approximately 350 feet                     +3632  City of Spearfish.
                                        downstream of Ames Avenue.
                                       Approximately 645 feet                     +3699
                                        upstream of Saint Joe Street.
Ice House Creek......................  Approximately 25 feet                      +3658  City of Spearfish.
                                        upstream of Grant Street.
                                       Approximately 50 feet                      +3686
                                        upstream of State Street.
Ice House Creek Tributary A..........  Approximately 73 feet                      +3663  City of Spearfish.
                                        downstream of 8th Street.
                                       Approximately 150 feet                     +3671
                                        downstream of State Street.
Riggs Gulch..........................  Approximately 200 feet                     +3764  City of Spearfish.
                                        downstream of U.S. Route 14A.
                                       Approximately 920 feet                     +3843
                                        upstream of Colorado
                                        Boulevard.
Spearfish Creek......................  Just downstream of Utah                    +3570  City of Spearfish,
                                        Boulevard.                                        Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                          of Lawrence County.
                                       Approximately 1,300 feet                   +3726
                                        upstream of Winterville
                                        Drive.
Unnamed Tributary to Higgins Gulch...  Approximately 4,430 feet                   +3440  City of Spearfish.
                                        downstream of the I-90 West
                                        ramp.
                                       Approximately 1,500 feet                   +3491
                                        downstream of the I-90 West
                                        ramp.
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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 Spearfish
Maps are available for inspection at 625 5th Street, Spearfish, SD 57783.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Lawrence County
Maps are available for inspection at 90 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD 57732.
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                                Sumner County, Tennessee, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1185
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East Camp Creek......................  Approximately 1,110 feet                    +453  City of Gallatin.
                                        downstream of U.S. Route 31.
                                       At the downstream side of                   +486
                                        State Route 25.
North Donoho Branch..................  At the upstream side of the                 +794  City of Portland.
                                        railroad.
                                       Approximately 0.6 mile                      +794
                                        upstream of the railroad.
Sink Hole Creek......................  At the downstream side of                   +475  City of Gallatin,
                                        Newton Lane.                                      Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                          of Sumner County.
                                       Approximately 0.4 mile                      +571
                                        upstream of Airport Driveway.
Sink Hole Creek Tributary............  Approximately 320 feet                      +498  City of Gallatin,
                                        upstream of the Sink Hole                         Unincorporated Areas
                                        Creek confluence.                                 of Sumner County.
                                       Approximately 580 feet                      +547
                                        upstream of Airport Road.

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Station Camp Creek...................  At the upstream side of Lower               +452  City of Gallatin, City
                                        Station Camp Road.                                of Hendersonville,
                                                                                          Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                          of Sumner County.
                                       Approximately 0.8 mile                      +554
                                        downstream of the Strother
                                        Branch 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 Gallatin
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 132 West Main Street, Gallatin, TN 37066.
 
City of Hendersonville
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, Planning and Zoning, 1 Executive Park Drive, Hendersonville, TN
 37075.
 
City of Portland
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 South Russell Street, Portland, TN 37148.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Sumner County
Maps are available for inspection at the Sumner County Building Department, 355 North Belvedere Drive, Room 202,
 Gallatin, TN 37066.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: March 22, 2012.
Sandra K. Knight,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2012-8568 Filed 4-9-12; 8:45 am]
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