[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 146 (Tuesday, July 30, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 45877-45879]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-18248]



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.


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) [email protected].

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 
    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 
    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 

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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:


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]

2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  67.11 are amended 
as follows:

                                                                      * Elevation in
                                                                      feet (NGVD)  +
                                                                    Elevation in feet
           Flooding source(s)              Location of referenced     Depth in feet       Communities affected
                                                 elevation             above ground
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                      in feet (MLLW)
                                       City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1182
Auke Bay...............................  At Smugglers Cove,                [caret] 25  City and Borough of
                                          approximately 640 feet                        Juneau.
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Fox Farm
                                          Trail and Fritz Cove
                                         Approximately 550 feet            [caret] 27
                                          northeast of the
                                          intersection of Point
                                          Louisa Road and Glacier
                                         At the Auke Bay ferry             [caret] 29
Duck Creek.............................  At the downstream side of         [caret] 23  City and Borough of
                                          Radcliffe Road.                               Juneau.
                                         Approximately 350 feet            [caret] 52
                                          upstream of Taku
East Fork Duck Creek...................  Approximately 150 feet            [caret] 34  City and Borough of
                                          downstream of Nancy                           Juneau
                                         Approximately 200 feet            [caret] 34
                                          downstream of Trinity
Fritz Cove.............................  At the southern end of            [caret] 23  City and Borough of
                                          Mendenhall Peninsula.                         Juneau.
                                         Approximately 870 feet            [caret] 26
                                          south of the
                                          intersection of Fritz
                                          Cove Road and Fox Farm
Gastineau Channel, Douglas Island Side.  At the north end of               [caret] 23  City and Borough of
                                          Douglas Island, opposite                      Juneau.
                                          the airport.
                                         At the west end of                [caret] 25
                                          Douglas Island, west of
                                          North Douglas Road.
                                         At the Paris Creek                [caret] 25
                                         At the eastern end of             [caret] 29
                                          Juneau Island next to
                                          Douglas Marina.
Gastineau Channel, Juneau Side.........  Approximately 0.3 mile            [caret] 25  City and Borough of
                                          southeast of the                              Juneau.
                                          intersection of
                                          Engineers Cutoff Road
                                          and Mendenhall Peninsula
                                         Approximately 0.5 mile            [caret] 26
                                          southwest of the
                                          intersection of Point
                                          Lena Loop Road and
                                          Towers Road.
                                         At the end of Thane Road,         [caret] 27
                                          at the Little Sheep
                                          Creek confluence.
                                         Approximately 0.55 mile           [caret] 28
                                          southeast of the
                                          intersection of Mill
                                          Street and Thane Road.
Jordan Creek...........................  Approximately 1,080 feet          [caret] 25  City and Borough of
                                          downstream of Yandukin                        Juneau.
                                         Approximately 0.23 mile           [caret] 31
                                          upstream of Egan Drive.
Lemon Creek............................  Approximately 0.27 mile           [caret] 23  City and Borough of
                                          downstream of Glacier                         Juneau.
                                         Approximately 1.4 miles          [caret] 106
                                          upstream of Glacier
Mendenhall River.......................  Approximately 1.14 miles          [caret] 23  City and Borough of
                                          downstream of Glacier                         Juneau.
                                         At the upstream side of           [caret] 56
                                          Mendenhall Loop Road.
Unnamed Tributary to Duck Creek........  At the downstream side of         [caret] 42  City and Borough of
                                          El Camino Street.                             Juneau.
                                         At the upstream side of           [caret] 46
                                          Mendenhall Loop Road.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Lower Low Water.
City and Borough of Juneau
Maps are available for inspection at 155 South Seward Street, Juneau, AK 99801.

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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 

    Dated: July 12, 2013.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland 
Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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