[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 16 (Friday, January 24, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 4091-4094]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01375]


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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.

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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)   Depth in feet
           Flooding source(s)                    elevation             above ground       Communities affected
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                     in  meters (MSL)
                                                                         Modified
 
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                                  Rockland County, New York (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1214
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Demarest Kill..........................  At the West Branch                       +98  Town of Clarkstown.
                                          Hackensack River
                                          confluence.
                                         At the upstream side of                 +247
                                          Little Tor Road.
East Branch Hackensack River...........  At the upstream side of                  +88  Town of Clarkstown.
                                          Old Mill Road.
                                         Approximately 600 feet                  +151  .........................
                                          downstream of Rockland
                                          Lake.
Golf Course Brook......................
                                         At the upstream side of                 +326  Village of Montebello.
                                          Nottingham Drive.
                                         At the upstream side of                 +492  .........................
                                          Spook Rock Road.
Hackensack River.......................  At the Town of Orangetown/               +58  Town of Clarkstown, Town
                                          Town of Clarkstown                            of Orangetown.
                                          corporate limit.
                                         At the downstream side of                +66  .........................
                                          Old Mill Road.
Hudson River...........................  At the Village of Upper                   +7  Village of Upper Nyack.
                                          Nyack/Village of Nyack
                                          corporate limit.
                                         At the Village of Upper                   +7
                                          Nyack/Town of Clarkstown
                                          corporate limit.
Minisceongo Creek......................  At the upstream side of                  +11  Town of Haverstraw,
                                          the dam (near Gagan                           Village of Haverstraw,
                                          Road).                                        Village of West
                                                                                        Haverstraw.
                                         Approximately 1,000 feet                +349  .........................
                                          upstream of Thiels Ivy
                                          Road.
Nauraushaun Brook......................  At the Hackensack River                  +57  Town of Clarkstown, Town
                                          confluence.                                   of Orangetown.
                                         Approximately 200 feet                  +297  .........................
                                          upstream of Smith Road.
North Branch Pascack Brook.............  At the Pascack Brook                    +351  Town of Clarkstown, Town
                                          confluence.                                   of Ramapo, Village of
                                                                                        New Hempstead, Village
                                                                                        of New Square, Village
                                                                                        of Spring Valley.
                                         Approximately 250 feet                  +513  .........................
                                          upstream of Greenridge
                                          Way.
Pascack Brook..........................  At the New Jersey state                 +207  Town of Clarkstown, Town
                                          boundary.                                     of Orangetown, Town of
                                                                                        Ramapo, Village of
                                                                                        Chestnut Ridge, Village
                                                                                        of Kaser, Village of
                                                                                        Spring Valley.
                                         At the downstream side of               +578  .........................
                                          Grosser Lane.
Sparkill Creek.........................  Approximately 350 feet                   +14  Town of Orangetown,
                                          downstream of Rock Road.                      Village of Piermont.
                                         At the upstream side of                 +124  .........................
                                          Erie Street.
West Branch Hackensack River...........  At the upstream side of                  +88  Town of Clarkstown.
                                          Ridge Road.
                                         At the Town of Ramapo                   +290  .........................
                                          corporate limit.
West Branch Saddle River...............  At the upstream side of                 +325  Town of Ramapo, Village
                                          the New Jersey state                          of Airmont.
                                          boundary.
                                         Approximately 280 feet                  +530  .........................
                                          upstream of Olympia Lane.
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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 Clarkstown
Maps are available for inspection at the Clarkstown Town Hall, 10 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956.
 
Town of Haverstraw
Maps are available for inspection at the Haverstraw Town Hall, 1 Rosman Road, Garnerville, NY 10923.
 
Town of Orangetown

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Maps are available for inspection at the Town of Orangetown Building Department, 20 Greenbush Road, Orangeburg,
 NY 10962.
 
Town of Ramapo
Maps are available for inspection at the Ramapo Town Hall, 237 State Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901.
 
Village of Airmont
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 251 Cherry Lane, Airmont, NY 10982.
 
Village of Chestnut Ridge
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 277 Old Nyack Turnpike, Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977.
 
Village of Haverstraw
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 40 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927.
 
Village of Kaser
Maps are available for inspection at the Kaser Village Hall, 15 Elyon Road, Monsey, NY 10952.
 
Village of Montebello
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 1 Montebello Road, Montebello, NY 10901.
 
Village of New Hempstead
Maps are available for inspection at the New Hempstead Village Hall, 108 Old Schoolhouse Road, New City, NY
 10956.
 
Village of New Square
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 766 North Main Street, New Square, NY 10977.
 
Village of Piermont
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 478 Piermont Avenue, Piermont, NY 10968.
 
Village of Spring Valley
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 200 North Main Street, Spring Valley, NY 10977.
 
Village of Upper Nyack
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 328 North Broadway, Upper Nyack, NY 10960.
 
Village of West Haverstraw
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 130 Samsondale Avenue, West Haverstraw, NY 10993.
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                                Sullivan County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1233
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Big Run................................  At the Muncy Creek                      +965  Township of Davidson.
                                          confluence.
                                         Approximately 1,660 feet               +1153  .........................
                                          upstream of Fairman Road.
Little Loyalsock Creek.................  Approximately 1,150 feet               +1432  Borough of Dushore.
                                          downstream of the Marsh
                                          Run confluence.
                                         Approximately 540 feet                 +1458  .........................
                                          upstream of Main Street.
Loyalsock Creek........................  Approximately 2.6 miles                 +780  Borough of Forksville,
                                          downstream of the                             Township of Elkland,
                                          Ogdonia Creek confluence.                     Township of Forks,
                                                                                        Township of Hillsgrove.
                                         At the Little Loyalsock                +1004  .........................
                                          Creek confluence.
Muncy Creek............................  At the Muncy Creek                      +783  Township of Davidson,
                                          Tributary 1 confluence.                       Township of Shrewsbury.
                                         Approximately 0.76 mile                 +988  .........................
                                          upstream of Pecks 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
 
Borough of Dushore
Maps are available for inspection at the Municipal Building, 216 Julia Street, Dushore, PA 18614.
 
Borough of Forksville
Maps are available for inspection at Sullivan County Planning and Community Development, 245 Muncy Street, Suite
 110, Laporte, PA 18626.
 
Township of Davidson
Maps are available for inspection at the Davidson Township Municipal Building, 20 Michelle Road, Muncy Valley,
 PA 17758.
 
Township of Elkland
Maps are available for inspection at the Elkland Township Municipal Office Building, 909 Kobbe Road, Forksville,
 PA 18616.
 
Township of Forks
Maps are available for inspection at the Forks Township Hall, 627 Molyneux Hill Road, Dushore, PA 18614.
 
Township of Hillsgrove
Maps are available for inspection at the Township Hall, 2232 Route 87, Hillsgrove, PA 18619.
 

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Township of Shrewsbury
Maps are available for inspection at the Shrewsbury Township Building, 1793 Edkin Hill Road, Muncy Valley, PA
 17758.
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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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