[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 16 (Friday, January 24, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 4100-4101]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01373]


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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 feet       Communities affected
                                                 elevation             above ground
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                     in  meters (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
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                                  Isabella County, Michigan (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1227
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Blanchard Mill Pond....................  Entire shoreline.........               +912  Township of Rolland.
Camelot Lake...........................  Entire shoreline.........               +706  Township of Chippewa.
Coldwater Lake.........................  Entire shoreline within                 +866  Township of Nottawa,
                                          community.                                   Township of Sherman.
Halls Lake.............................  Entire shoreline.........               +994  Township of Broomfield.
Indian Lake............................  Entire shoreline.........               +886  Township of Vernon.
Lake Manitonka.........................  Entire shoreline within                 +936  Township of Sherman.
                                          community (downstream of
                                          North Brinton Road).
Lake Manitonka.........................  Entire shoreline within                 +941  Township of Coldwater,
                                          community (upstream of                       Township of Sherman.
                                          North Brinton Road).
Lake of the Hills......................  Entire shoreline within                 +894  Township of Nottawa,
                                          community.                                   Township of Sherman.

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Lake Windaga...........................  Entire shoreline within                 +924  Township of Coldwater,
                                          community.                                   Township of Sherman.
Littlefield Lake.......................  Entire shoreline.........               +911  Township of Gilmore.
Scott Lake Drain.......................  Entire shoreline within                 +892  Saginaw Chippewa Tribe,
                                          community.                                    Township of Nottawa.
Stevenson Lake.........................  Entire shoreline.........               +850  Township of Vernon.
Weidman Mill Pond......................  Entire shoreline within                 +887  Saginaw Chippewa Tribe,
                                          community.                                    Township of Nottawa,
                                                                                        Township of Sherman.
Woodruff Lake..........................  Entire shoreline within                 +913  Township of Broomfield,
                                          community.                                   Township of Deerfield.
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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
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe
Maps are available for inspection at Office of the Tribal Clerk, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, 7070 East
 Broadway Street, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.
 
Township of Broomfield
Maps are available for inspection at Broomfield Township Hall, 2889 South Rolland Road, Remus, MI 49340.
 
Township of Chippewa
Maps are available for inspection at Chippewa Township Hall, 11084 East Pickard Road, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.
 
Township of Coldwater
Maps are available for inspection at Coldwater Township Hall, 8328 West Beck Road, Lake, MI 48632.
 
Township of Deerfield
Maps are available for inspection at Deerfield Township Hall, 3032 South Winn Road, Mount Pleasant, MI 48858.
 
Township of Gilmore
Maps are available for inspection at Gilmore Township Hall, 1998 West Stevenson Lake Road, Farwell, MI 48622.
 
Township of Nottawa
Maps are available for inspection at Nottawa Township Hall, 3024 West Weidman Road, Weidman, MI 48893.
 
Township of Rolland
Maps are available for inspection at Rolland Township Hall, 524 Cedar Street, Blanchard, MI 49310.
 
Township of Sherman
Maps are available for inspection at Sherman Township Hall, 3550 North Rolland Road, Weidman, MI 48893.
 
Township of Vernon
Maps are available for inspection at Vernon Township Hall, 10877 North Lincoln Road, Clare, MI 48617.
 
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: December 18, 2013.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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