[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 76420-76424]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31289]


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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.

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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)  
                State                      City/town/county                 Source of flooding                                      Location                              Depth in feet above
                                                                                                                                                                        ground [caret] Elevation
                                                                                                                                                                       in  meters (MSL) modified
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                                                                                     City of Lubbock, Texas
                                                                                     Docket No.: FEMA-B-1221
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Texas................................  City of Lubbock.........  Playa System E1.........................  At the intersection of Avenue T and 40th Street...........                      +3206
                                                                                                           At the intersection of Slide Road and 58th Street.........                      +3256
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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 Lubbock
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Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 1625 13th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401.
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                                                                  * Elevation in feet
                                                                 (NGVD)  + Elevation in
                                       Location of referenced    feet (NAVD) 
         Flooding source(s)                  elevation            Depth in feet above      Communities affected
                                                                ground [caret] Elevation
                                                               in  meters (MSL) modified
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                                Magoffin County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1229
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Beetree Branch (backwater effects     At the Licking River                          +956  Unincorporated Areas
 from Licking River).                  confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 885 feet                        +956
                                       upstream of the
                                       Licking River
                                       confluence.
Big Half Mountain Creek (backwater    At the Licking River                          +901  Unincorporated Areas
 effects from Licking River).          confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 355 feet                        +901
                                       upstream of Clyde
                                       Holliday Cemetery Road.

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Brushy Fork (backwater effects from   At the Licking River                          +976  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 865 feet                        +976
                                       upstream of the
                                       Licking River
                                       confluence.
Buck Branch (backwater effects from   At the Licking River                          +932  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 1,615                           +932
                                       feet upstream of the
                                       Licking River
                                       confluence.
Elk Creek (backwater effects from     At the Licking River                          +848  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 175 feet                        +848
                                       upstream of Combs
                                       Branch Road.
Gardner Branch (backwater effects     At the Licking River                          +849  Unincorporated Areas
 from Licking River).                  confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 615 feet                        +849
                                       upstream of Connelly
                                       Farm Road.
Grape Creek (backwater effects from   At the Licking River                          +828  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 0.7 mile                        +828
                                       upstream of the
                                       Licking River
                                       confluence.
Gun Creek (backwater effects from     At the Licking River                          +890  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 700 feet                        +890
                                       upstream of State
                                       Highway 7.
Johnson Creek (backwater effects      At the Licking River                          +829  Unincorporated Areas
 from Licking River).                  confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 870 feet                        +829
                                       upstream of State
                                       Highway 134.
Left Fork Licking River (backwater    Approximately 0.8 mile                        +846  Unincorporated Areas
 effects from Licking River).          upstream of Bert T.                                 of Magoffin County.
                                       Combs Mountain Parkway.
                                      Approximately 1,505                           +846
                                       feet upstream of State
                                       Highway 3337.
Lick Creek (backwater effects from    At the Licking River                          +814  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 120 feet                        +814
                                       downstream of Hensley
                                       Road.
Licking River.......................  At the Morgan County                          +806  City of Salyersville,
                                       boundary.                                           Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                           of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 800 feet                       +1014
                                       upstream of Quicksand
                                       Fork Road.
Licking River Arc 1.................  At the Licking River                          +849  Unincorporated Areas
                                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      At the Licking River                          +849
                                       divergence.
Licking River Arc 2.................  At the Licking River                          +852  City of Salyersville,
                                       confluence.                                         Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                           of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 1,935                           +852
                                       feet downstream of
                                       Main Street.
Middle Fork Licking River (backwater  At the Licking River                          +846  Unincorporated Areas
 effects from Licking River).          confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 0.8 mile                        +846
                                       upstream of Bert T.
                                       Combs Mountain Parkway.
Oakley Creek (backwater effects from  At the Licking River                          +883  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 1,140                           +883
                                       feet upstream of State
                                       Highway 1635.
Pricy Creek (backwater effects from   At the Licking River                          +808  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 670 feet                        +808
                                       upstream of State
                                       Highway 3333.
Quicksand Fork (backwater effects     At the Licking River                         +1012  Unincorporated Areas
 from Licking River).                  confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 360 feet                       +1012
                                       upstream of Quicksand
                                       Fork Road.
Right Fork Buck Branch (backwater     At the Buck Branch                            +932  Unincorporated Areas
 effects from Licking River).          confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.

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                                      Approximately 95 feet                         +932
                                       downstream of Buck
                                       Creek Road.
Right Fork Licking River (backwater   Approximately 0.8 mile                        +846  Unincorporated Areas
 effects from Licking River).          upstream of Bert T.                                 of Magoffin County.
                                       Combs Mountain Parkway.
                                      Approximately 1,670                           +846
                                       feet upstream of Ghost
                                       Branch Road.
Salt Lick Branch (backwater effects   At the Licking River                          +924  Unincorporated Areas
 from Licking River).                  confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 0.6 mile                        +924
                                       upstream of State
                                       Highway 7.
Trace Fork (backwater effects from    At the Licking River                          +943  Unincorporated Areas
 Licking River).                       confluence.                                         of Magoffin County.
                                      Approximately 1,410                           +943
                                       feet upstream of the
                                       Licking River
                                       confluence.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
 
                                                    ADDRESSES
 
City of Salyersville
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 315 East Maple Street, Salyersville, KY 41465.
 
                                     Unincorporated Areas of Magoffin County
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Magoffin County Courthouse, Judge's Office, 457 Parkway Drive,
 Salyersville, KY 41465.
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                                  Cass County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No. FEMA B-1193
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Lake Winnebago......................  Entire shoreline.......                       +923  City of Lake
                                                                                           Winnebago.
Unnamed Tributary to Lumpkins Fork    From approximately 275                        +962  City of Raymore.
 (backwater effects from Lumpkins      feet upstream of the
 Fork).                                Lumpkins Fork
                                       confluence to
                                       approximately 850 feet
                                       upstream of the
                                       Lumpkins Fork
                                       confluence.
Unnamed Tributary to Mill Creek       From approximately 50                         +893  Village of Loch Lloyd.
 (backwater effects from Mill Creek).  feet upstream of the
                                       Mill Creek confluence
                                       to approximately 850
                                       feet upstream of the
                                       Mill Creek confluence.
Unnamed Tributary to Poney Creek      From approximately                            +845  Unincorporated Areas
 (backwater effects from Poney         1,300 feet upstream of                              of Cass County.
 Creek).                               the Poney Creek
                                       confluence to
                                       approximately 1.0 mile
                                       upstream of the Poney
                                       Creek confluence.
Unnamed Tributary to South Grand      From approximately                            +849  Unincorporated Areas
 River (backwater effects from South   1,850 feet upstream of                              of Cass County.
 Grand River).                         South Lake Annette
                                       Road to approximately
                                       0.49 mile upstream of
                                       South Lake Annette
                                       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 Lake Winnebago
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 10 East Winnebago Drive, Lake Winnebago, MO 64034.
 
City of Raymore
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 Municipal Circle, Raymore, MO 64083.
 
                                       Unincorporated Areas of Cass County
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Cass County Courthouse, 102 East Wall Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701.
 
Village of Loch Lloyd
Maps are available for inspection at Cass County Codes and Zoning Office, 30508 Southwest Outer Road,
 Harrisonville, MO 64701.
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                                 Kiowa County, Oklahoma, and Incorporated Areas
                                    Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1158 and FEMA-B-1229
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Lake Altus..........................  Entire shoreline within                      +1555  Unincorporated Areas
                                       community.                                          of Kiowa County.
Tributary 1.........................  Approximately 1,200                          +1347  City of Snyder,
                                       feet downstream of A                                Unincorporated Areas
                                       Street.                                             of Kiowa County.

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                                      Approximately 70 feet                        +1356
                                       downstream of the
                                       railroad.
Tributary 2.........................  Approximately 950 feet                       +1353  City of Snyder,
                                       downstream of B Street.                             Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                           of Kiowa County.
                                      Approximately 600 feet                       +1360
                                       downstream of the
                                       railroad.
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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 Snyder
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 721 E Street, Snyder, OK 73566.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Kiowa County
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Kiowa County Courthouse, 316 South Main Street, Hobart, OK 73651.
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                               Wayne County, West Virginia, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1229
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Big Sandy River.....................  At the Ohio River                             +550  Town of Fort Gay,
                                       confluence.                                         Unincorporated Areas
                                                                                           of Wayne County.
                                      At the Tug Fork                               +575
                                       confluence.
Mill Creek (backwater effects from    From the Tug Fork                             +575  Town of Fort Gay.
 Tug Fork).                            confluence to
                                       approximately 1.1
                                       miles upstream of the
                                       Tug Fork confluence.
Tug Fork............................  At the Big Sandy River                        +575  Town of Fort Gay.
                                       confluence.
                                      Approximately 0.5 mile                        +575
                                       upstream of the Big
                                       Sandy 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
 
Town of Fort Gay
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 3407 Wayne Street, Fort Gay, WV 25514.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Wayne County
 
Maps are available for inspection at the Wayne County Courthouse, 700 Hendricks Street, Wayne, WV 25570.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

James A. Walke,
Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of 
Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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