[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 155 (Monday, August 12, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 48813-48817]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-19401]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002]


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 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     Communities affected
                                                 elevation          feet above ground
                                                                     [caret]Elevation
                                                                     in meters (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
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                                 Butler County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1089
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Barren River (Backwater effects from     From the confluence with                +424  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.6 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Muddy Creek.

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Big Bull Creek (Backwater effects from   From the confluence with                +428  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.5 mile
                                          upstream of Johnson
                                          Cemetery Road.
Big Reedy Creek (Backwater effects from  From the confluence with                +433  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,202 feet
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with Big
                                          Reedy Creek Tributary 4.
Deerlick Creek (Backwater effects from   From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Mud River to                              Butler County.
                                          approximately 935 feet
                                          upstream of Penrod Road.
Deerlick Creek Tributary 6 (Backwater    From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Deerlick Creek to                             Butler County.
                                          approximately 765 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Deerlick
                                          Creek.
East Prong Indian Camp Creek (Backwater  From the confluence with                +415  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Indian Camp Creek to                          Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,179 feet
                                          downstream of the
                                          confluence with East
                                          Prong Indian Camp Creek.
Gary Creek (Backwater effects from       From the confluence with                +429  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            Little Reedy Creek to                         Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.9 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Reedy Creek.
Grassy Lick Creek (Backwater effects     From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Green River).                       Muddy Creek to                                Butler County.
                                          approximately 1.1 mile
                                          downstream of Sandy
                                          Creek Road.
Green River............................  At the confluence with                  +404  City of Morgantown, City
                                          the Mud River.                                of Rochester, City of
                                                                                        Woodbury, Unincorporated
                                                                                        Areas of Butler County.
                                         At approximately 1.7 mile               +438
                                          upstream of Reedyville
                                          Road.
Hickory Camp Creek (Backwater effects    From the confluence with                +405  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Green River).                       Panther Creek to                              Butler County.
                                          approximately 478 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Hickory
                                          Camp Creek Tributary 1.
Hickory Camp Creek Tributary 1           From the confluence with                +405  Unincorporated Areas of
 (Backwater effects from Green River).    Hickory Camp Creek to                         Butler County.
                                          approximately 676 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Hickory
                                          Camp Creek.
Indian Camp Creek (Backwater effects     From the confluence with                +415  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Green River).                       the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 1.1 mile
                                          downstream of
                                          Dexterville-Gilstrap
                                          Road.
Lindsey Creek (Backwater effects from    From the confluence with                +415  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            East Prong Indian Camp                        Butler County.
                                          Creek to approximately
                                          0.4 mile downstream of
                                          Brownsville Road.
Little Bull Creek (Backwater effects     From the confluence with                +425  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Green River).                       the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.6 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Tallow
                                          Branch.
Little Reedy Creek (Backwater effects    From the confluence with                +429  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Green River).                       the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.9 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Rosy
                                          Creek.
Meffords Branch (Backwater effects from  From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Mud River to                              Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,425 feet
                                          upstream of Perry Harper
                                          Road.
Meffords Branch Tributary 4 (Backwater   From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Meffords Branch to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.6 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Meffords
                                          Branch.
Mud River (Backwater effects from Green  From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 River).                                  the Green River to                            Butler County, City of
                                          approximately 2.2 miles                       Rochester.
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Deerlick
                                          Creek.
Mud River Tributary 17 (Backwater        From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               the Green River to                            Butler County, City of
                                          approximately 314 feet                        Rochester.
                                          upstream of Rochester
                                          Road.
Mud River Tributary 17.2 (Backwater      From the confluence with                +404  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Mud River Tributary 17                        Butler County.
                                          to approximately 312
                                          feet upstream of
                                          Rochester Road.
Muddy Creek (Backwater effects from      From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 877 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Muddy
                                          Creek Tributary 18.
Muddy Creek Tributary 18 (Backwater      From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Muddy Creek to                                Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,306 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Muddy
                                          Creek.
Muddy Creek Tributary 27 (Backwater      From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Muddy Creek to                                Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,421 feet
                                          downstream of Muddy
                                          Creek Tributary 27.2.

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Muddy Creek Tributary 39.1 (Backwater    From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Muddy Creek to                                Butler County.
                                          approximately 669 feet
                                          downstream of Muddy
                                          Creek Tributary 39.1.
Panther Creek (Backwater effects from    From the confluence with                +405  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,550 feet
                                          downstream of G.
                                          Southerland Road.
Pipe Spring Hollow (Backwater effects    From the confluence with                +408  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Green River).                       the Green River to just                       Butler County.
                                          downstream of William H.
                                          Natcher Parkway.
Pitman Creek (Backwater effects from     From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            Welch Creek to                                Butler County.
                                          approximately 554 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Pitman
                                          Creek Tributary 3.
Pitman Creek Tributary 3 (Backwater      From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Pitman Creek to                               Butler County.
                                          approximately 280 feet
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Pitman
                                          Creek.
Renfrow Creek (Backwater effects from    From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to                            Butler County.
                                          approximately 177 feet
                                          downstream of Bowling
                                          Green Road.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 6 (Backwater     From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Renfrow Creek to                              Butler County.
                                          approximately 1,236 feet
                                          downstream of Embry Way.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 7 (Backwater     From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Renfrow Creek to just                         Butler County.
                                          downstream of South Main
                                          Street.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 8 (Backwater     From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Renfrow Creek to                              Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.5 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Renfrow
                                          Creek.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 9 (Backwater     From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Renfrow Creek to just                         Butler County.
                                          upstream of East Whalen
                                          Road.
Rosy Creek (Backwater effects from       From the confluence with                +429  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            Little Reedy Creek to                         Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.7 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Reedy Creek.
Sandy Creek (Backwater effects from      From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            Muddy Creek to                                Butler County.
                                          approximately 494 feet
                                          downstream of Martin
                                          Road.
Sandy Creek Tributary 5 (Backwater       From the confluence with                +407  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Sandy Creek to just                           Butler County.
                                          upstream of Dunbar-
                                          Leetown Road.
Tallow Branch (Backwater effects from    From the confluence with                +426  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            Little Bull Creek to                          Butler County.
                                          approximately 0.5 mile
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Little
                                          Bull Creek.
Welch Creek (Backwater effects from      From the confluence with                +419  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            the Green River to just                       Butler County.
                                          downstream of
                                          Brownsville Road.
West Prong Indian Camp Creek (Backwater  From the confluence with                +414  Unincorporated Areas of
 effects from Green River).               Indian Camp Creek to                          Butler County.
                                          approximately 3.7 miles
                                          upstream of the
                                          confluence with Indian
                                          Camp Creek.
Wolfpen Hollow (Backwater effects from   From the confluence with                +415  Unincorporated Areas of
 Green River).                            East Prong Indian Camp                        Butler County.
                                          Creek to approximately
                                          1,205 feet downstream of
                                          McKendree Chapel 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 Woodbury
Maps are available for inspection at 1 Lock 4 Road, Woodbury, KY 42288.
 
City of Morgantown
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 117 North Main Street, Morgantown, KY 42261.
 
City of Rochester
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 672 Russellville Street, Rochester, KY 42273.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Butler County
Maps are available for inspection at the County Courthouse, 110 North Main Street, Morgantown, KY 42261
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                                 Scott County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1089
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Dry Run................................  Approximately 0.5 mile                  +801  City of Georgetown,
                                          upstream of the North                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Elkhorn Creek confluence.                     Scott County.
                                         Approximately 1.2 miles                 +880
                                          upstream of Burton Pike.
Dry Run Tributary 1 (backwater effects   From the Dry Run                        +828  Unincorporated Areas of
 from Dry Run).                           confluence to                                 Scott County.
                                          approximately 0.3 mile
                                          downstream of I-75.
Hall Branch (backwater effects from      From the Eagle Creek                    +780  Unincorporated Areas of
 Eagle Creek).                            confluence to                                 Scott County.
                                          approximately 0.3 mile
                                          upstream of Hinton-
                                          Sadieville Road.
Lane Run...............................  At the North Elkhorn                    +811  City of Georgetown,
                                          Creek confluence.                             Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Scott County.
                                         Approximately 850 feet                  +889
                                          upstream of Delaplain
                                          Road.
McCracken Creek (backwater effects from  From the North Elkhorn                  +782  City of Georgetown,
 North Elkhorn Creek).                    Creek confluence to                           Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 269 feet                        Scott County.
                                          downstream of the
                                          McCracken Creek
                                          Tributary 2 confluence.
Royal Springs Creek (backwater effects   From the North Elkhorn                  +798  City of Georgetown,
 from North Elkhorn Creek).               Creek confluence to                           Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 0.4 mile                        Scott County.
                                          upstream of Paddler Lane.
South Elkhorn Creek....................  Just downstream of South                +813  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Weisenberger Mill Road.                       Scott County.
                                         At the Town Branch                      +816
                                          confluence.
Spoon Branch (backwater effects from     From the Eagle Creek                    +778  City of Sadieville,
 Eagle Creek).                            confluence to                                 Unincorporated Areas of
                                          approximately 783 feet                        Scott County.
                                          upstream of Sadieville
                                          Road.
Town Branch (backwater effects from      From the South Elkhorn                  +816  Unincorporated Areas of
 South Elkhorn Creek).                    Creek confluence to                           Scott County.
                                          approximately 0.4 mile
                                          upstream of the South
                                          Elkhorn 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
City of Georgetown
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 Court Street, Georgetown, KY 40324.
 
City of Sadieville
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 605 Pike Street, Sadieville, KY 40370.
 
                                      Unincorporated Areas of Scott County
Maps are available for inspection at 100 East Main Street, Georgetown, KY 40324.
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                                Schenectady County, New York (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1184
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Lisha Kill.............................  Approximately 1,825 feet                +238  Town of Niskayuna.
                                          downstream of New York
                                          Route 7 (Troy-
                                          Schenectady Road).
                                         At the Albany County                    +269
                                          boundary.
Mohawk River...........................  At Canadian Pacific                     +225  City of Schenectady, Town
                                          Railway Bridge.                               of Glenville, Town of
                                                                                        Rotterdam, Village of
                                                                                        Scotia.
                                         Approximately 1.08 miles                +231
                                          downstream of Lock 8.
Normans Kill...........................  Approximately 1.15 miles                +276  Town of Princetown.
                                          downstream of Giffords
                                          Church Road.
                                         Approximately 1.16 miles                +292
                                          upstream of Giffords
                                          Church Road.
Poentic Kill...........................  At the Mohawk River                     +231  City of Schenectady, Town
                                          confluence.                                   of Rotterdam
                                         Approximately 0.93 mile                 +306
                                          upstream of Campbell
                                          Road.
Schoharie Creek........................  Approximately 3.23 miles                +541  Town of Duanesburg
                                          downstream of U.S. Route
                                          20.
                                         Approximately 3.13 miles                +590
                                          upstream of U.S. Route
                                          20.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.

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                                                    ADDRESSES
City of Schenectady
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 105 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.
 
Town of Duanesburg
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 5853 Western Turnpike, Duanesburg, NY 12056.
 
Town of Glenville
Maps are available for inspection at the Municipal Center, 18 Glenridge Road, Glenville, NY 12302.
 
Town of Niskayuna
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 1 Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309.
 
Town of Princetown
Maps are available for inspection at the Princetown Town Hall, 165 Princetown Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12306.
 
Town of Rotterdam
Maps are available for inspection at the John F. Kirvin Government Center, 1100 Sunrise Boulevard, Rotterdam, NY
 12306.
 
Village of Scotia
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 4 North Ten Broeck Street, Scotia, NY 12302.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: July 26, 2013.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2013-19401 Filed 8-9-13; 8:45 am]
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