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Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

Modified base (1% annual chance) flood elevations are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified elevations will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.

EFFECTIVE DATES:

The effective dates for these modified base flood elevations are indicated on the following table and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Map(s) in effect for each listed community prior to this date.

ADDRESSES:

The modified base flood elevations 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 following table.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Matthew B. Miller, P.E., Chief, Hazards Study Branch, Mitigation Directorate, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3461, or (e-mail) matt.miller@fema.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency makes the final determinations listed below of the final determinations of modified base flood elevations 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 Associate Director has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

The modified base flood elevations are not listed for each community in this notice. However, this rule includes the address of the Chief Executive Start Printed Page 6026Officer of the community where the modified base flood elevation determinations are available for inspection.

The modifications are made pursuant to Section 206 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and with 44 CFR Part 65.

For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals.

The modified base flood elevations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

These modified elevations, together with the floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter requirements of its own, or pursuant to policies established by other Federal, State, or regional entities.

These modified elevations are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and are also used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, and for the contents in these buildings.

The changes in base flood elevations are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.

National Environmental Policy Act

This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR Part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act

The Associate Director for Mitigation certifies that this rule is exempt from the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act because modified base flood elevations are required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are required to maintain community eligibility in the NFIP. No regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared.

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 12612, Federalism

This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 12612, Federalism, dated October 26, 1987.

Executive Order 12778, Civil Justice Reform

This rule meets the applicable standards of Section 2(b)(2) of Executive Order 12778.

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List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65

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Accordingly, 44 CFR Part 65 is amended to read as follows:

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PART 65—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for Part 65 continues to read as follows:

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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.

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2. The tables published under the authority of § 65.4 are amended as follows:

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State and countyLocationDates and name of newspaper where notice was publishedChief executive officer of communityEffective date of modificationCommunity number
Alaska:
Kenai Peninsula Borough (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of HomerSeptember 21, 1999, September 28, 1999, Homer TribuneThe Honorable Jack Cushing, Mayor, City of Homer, 491 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, Alaska 99603-7624August 25, 1999020107
Arizona:
Greenlee (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Town of CliftonSeptember 15, 1999, September 22, 1999, The Copper EraMs. Tonya L. Williams, Town Manager, Town of Clifton, P.O. Box 1415, Clifton, Arizona 85533August 23, 1999040035
Maricopa (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of PeoriaAugust 13, 1999, August 20, 1999, Peoria TimesThe Honorable John Keegan, Mayor, City of Peoria, 8401 West Monroe Street, Peoria, Arizona 85345July 6, 1999040050
Pima (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of TucsonSeptember 23, 1999, September 30, 1999, The Arizona Daily StarThe Honorable George Miller, Mayor, City of Tucson, P.O. Box 27210, Tucson, Arizona 85726September 2, 1999040076
Arkansas:
Pulaski (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of North Little RockSeptember 10, 1999, September 17, 1999, Arkansas Democrat GazetteThe Honorable Patrick Henry Hays, Mayor, City of North Little Rock, P.O. Box 5757 North Little Rock, Arkansas 72119August 13, 1999050182
California:
Riverside (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of CoronaAugust 20, 1999, August 27, 1999, The Press-EnterpriseThe Honorable Bill Franklin, Mayor, City of Corona, P.O. Box 940, Corona, California 91718August 5, 1999060250 Start Printed Page 6027
Riverside (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of Indian WellsSeptember 15, 1999, September 22, 1999, The News ReviewThe Honorable Phil Bostley, Jr., Mayor, City of Indian Wells, 44-950 El Dorado Drive, Indian Wells, California 92210August 24, 1999060254
Riverside, (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of NorcoAugust 20, 1999, August 27, 1999, The Press-EnterpriseThe Honorable Bill Vaughan, Mayor, City of Norco, P.O. Box 428, Norco, California 91760-0428August 5, 1999060256
Riverside (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasSeptember 15, 1999, September 22, 1999, The Press EnterpriseThe Honorable John Tavaglione, Chairman, Riverside County Board of Supervisors, P.O. Box 1646 Riverside, California 95202-1359August 24, 1999060245
Ventura (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of San BuenaventuraAugust 19, 1999, August 26, 1999, Ventura County StarThe Honorable James J. Friedman, Mayor, City of San Buenaventura, P.O. Box 99, Ventura, California 93002-0099July 26, 1999060419
Ventura (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasAugust 19, 1999, August 26, 1999, Ventura County StarThe Honorable Susan K. Lacey, Chairperson, Ventura County Board of Supervisors, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, California 93009July 26, 1999060413
Colorado:
Arapahoe (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasAugust 19, 1999, August 26, 1999 The VillagerThe Honorable Steve Ward, Chairperson, Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners, 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado 80166-0060July 15, 1999080011
Arapahoe (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasSeptember 23, 1999, September 30, 1999, The VillagerThe Honorable Steve Ward, Chairperson, Arapahoe County Board of Commissioners, 5334 South Prince Street, Littleton, Colorado 80166-0060August 26, 1999080011
Kansas:
Johnson (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of OlatheSeptember 21, 1999, September 28, 1999, The Olathe Daily NewsThe Honorable Larry L. Campbell, Mayor, City of Olathe, P.O. Box 768, Olathe, Kansas 66051-0768August 18, 1999200173
Johnson (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of Overland ParkSeptember 3, 1999, September 10, 1999, Overland Park SunThe Honorable Ed Eiler, Mayor, City of Overland Park, City Hall, 8500 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, Kansas 66212August 16, 1999200174
Nebraska:
Douglas (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of OmahaAugust 18, 1999, August 25, 1999, The Daily RecordThe Honorable Hal Daub, Mayor, City of Omaha, 1819 Farman Street, Suite 300, Omaha, Nebraska 68183July 23, 1999315274
New Mexico:
Sandoval (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasAugust 24, 1999, August 31, 1999, Santa Fe New MexicanMs. Debbie Hays, County Manager, Sandvol County, P.O. Box 40, Bernalillo, New Mexico 87004November 29, 1999350055
Texas:
Collin (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of AllenAugust 18, 1999, August 25, 1999, Allen AmericanThe Honorable Kevin Lilly, Mayor, City of Allen, One Butler Circle Allen, Texas 75013November 23, 1999480131
Bexar (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasAugust 27, 1999, September 3, 1999, San Antonio Express-NewsThe Honorable Cyndi Taylor Krier, Bexar County Judge, Bexar County Courthouse, 100 Dolorosa, San Antonio, Texas 78205-3036August 9, 1999480035Start Printed Page 6028
Cameron (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasAugust 13, 1999, August 20, 1999, Brownsville HeraldThe Honorable Gilberton Hinojosa, Cameron County Judge, 964 East Harrison, Brownsville, Texas 78520July 26, 1999480101
Bexar (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of Castle HillsAugust 27, 1999, September 3, 1999, San Antonio Express-NewsThe Honorable Bob Anderson, Mayor, City of Castle Hills, 6915 West Avenue, San Antonio, Texas 78213-1822August 9, 1999480037
Denton (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of CoppellAugust 13, 1999, August 20, 1999, Citizen's AdvocateThe Honorable Candy Sheehan, Mayor, City of Coppell, 255 Parkway Boulevard, Coppell, Texas 75019July 6, 1999480170
Denton (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Town of Double OakAugust 20, 1999, August 27, 1999, Lewisville NewsThe Honorable Bill Wilkinson, Mayor, Town of Double Oak, City Hall, 100 Cross Timbers Drive, Double Oak, Texas 75067July 27, 1999481516
El Paso (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of El PasoSeptember 23, 1999, September 30, 1999, El Paso TimesThe Honorable Charles M. Ramirez, Mayor, City of El Paso, Two Civic Center Plaza, El Paso, Texas 79901-1196August 30, 1999480214
Dallas (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of Farmers BranchOctober 1, 1999, October 8, 1999, Metrocrest NewsThe Honorable Bob Phelps, Mayor, City of Farmers Branch, P.O. Box 819010, Farmers Branch, Texas 75381-9010September 1, 1999480174
Denton (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Town of Flower MoundAugust 20, 1999, August 27, 1999, Lewisville NewsThe Honorable Lori DeLuca, Mayor, Town of Flower Mound, 2121 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound, Texas 75028July 27, 1999480777
Collin (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of FriscoAugust 13, 1999, August 20, 1999, Frisco EnterpriseThe Honorable Kathy Seei, Mayor, City of Frisco, P.O. Box 1100, Frisco, Texas 75034July 13, 1999480134
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of HurstAugust 11, 1999, August 18, 1999, Dallas Morning NewsThe Honorable Bill Sounder, Mayor, City of Hurst, 1505 Precinct Line Road, Hurst, Texas 76054July 15, 1999480601
Denton (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of LewisvilleAugust 18, 1999, August 25, 1999, Lewisville NewsThe Honorable Bobbie J. Mitchell, Mayor, City of Lewisville, P.O. Box 299002, Lewisville, Texas 75029-9002July 22, 1999480195
Parker (FEMA Docket No. 7304)Unincorporated AreasAugust 20, 1999, August 27, 1999, Weatherford DemocratThe Honorable Mark Riley, County Judge, One Courthouse Square, Weatherford, Texas 76086July 30, 1999480520
Bexar (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of San AntonioAugust 27, 1999, September 3, 1999, San Antonio Express-NewsThe Honorable Howard W. Peak, Mayor, City of San Antonio, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, Texas 78283-3966August 9, 1999480045
Bexar (FEMA Docket No. 7304)City of Shavano ParkAugust 27, 1999, September 3, 1999, San Antonio Express-NewsThe Honorable Tommy Peyton, Mayor, City of Shavano Park, 99 Sandletree Road, San Antonio, Texas 78231August 9, 1999480047

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Dated: January 28, 2000.

Michael J. Armstrong,

Associate Director for Mitigation.

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[FR Doc. 00-2798 Filed 2-7-00; 8:45 am]

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