[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 242 (Monday, December 17, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 74610-74612]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30261]


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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: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) 
showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be 
obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for 
inspection as indicated in the table below.

ADDRESSES: The final BFEs for each community are available for 
inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each 
community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering 
Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified 
BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been 
published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have 
elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for 
Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.
    This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 
67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain

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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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                                  Midland County, Michigan (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1223
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Tittabawassee River....................  Approximately 0.43 mile                 +631  Township of Edenville,
                                          upstream of Pere                              Township of Jerome,
                                          Marquette Rail-Trail of                       Village of Sanford.
                                          Mid-Michigan.
                                         Approximately 1 mile                    +638
                                          upstream of Meridian
                                          Road.
Tobacco River..........................  At the Tittabawassee                    +638  Township of Edenville.
                                          River confluence.
                                         Approximately 0.85 mile                 +640
                                          upstream of the
                                          Tittabawassee 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
Township of Edenville
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Township Hall, 467 Moore Street, Edenville, MI 48620.
 
Township of Jerome
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Jerome Township Hall, 3243 North West River Road, Sanford, MI 48657.
 
Village of Sanford
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 106 Lincoln Street, Sanford, MI 48657.
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                                 Saline County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1158
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Bell Branch (backwater effects from      From the confluence with                +657  City of Miami,
 Missouri River).                         the Missouri River to                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 0.76 mile                       Saline County.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with the
                                          Missouri River.
Missouri River.........................  Approximately 1,400 feet                +611  City of Miami, Village of
                                          upstream of the Cooper                        Arrow Rock, Village of
                                          County boundary.                              Grand Pass,
                                                                                        Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Saline County
                                         At the Lafayette County                 +672
                                          boundary.
North Fork Finney Creek................  Approximately 850 feet                  +703  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Fairground                      Saline County.
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 900 feet                  +721
                                          downstream of Arrow
                                          Street.
North Fork Finney Creek Tributary......  At the confluence with                  +708  City of Marshall,
                                          North Fork Finney Creek.                      Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Saline County.

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                                         Approximately 60 feet                   +735
                                          downstream of Miami
                                          Avenue.
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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 Marshall
 
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 214 North Lafayette Avenue, Marshall, MO 65340.
 
City of Miami
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Saline County Courthouse, 19 East Arrow Street, Marshall, MO 65340.
 
Village of Arrow Rock
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Saline County Courthouse, 19 East Arrow Street, Marshall, MO 65340.
 
Village of Grand Pass
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Saline County Courthouse, 19 East Arrow Street, Marshall, MO 65340.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Saline County
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Saline County Courthouse, 19 East Arrow Street, Marshall, MO 65340.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: November 28, 2012.
James A. Walke,
Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of 
Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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