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Proposed Rule

Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

ACTION:

Proposed rule.

SUMMARY:

Technical information or comments are requested on the proposed base (1% annual chance) flood elevations and proposed base flood elevation modifications for the communities listed below. The base flood elevations and modified base flood elevations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the 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 comment period is ninety (90) days following the second publication of this proposed rule in a newspaper of local circulation in each community.

ADDRESSES:

The proposed 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 proposes to make determinations of base flood elevations and modified base flood elevations for each community listed below, in accordance with Section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a).

These proposed base flood and modified base flood 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 proposed 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.

National Environmental Policy Act

This proposed 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 proposed rule is exempt from the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act because proposed or modified base flood elevations are required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and are required to establish and maintain community eligibility in the NFIP. No regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared.

Regulatory Classification

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

Executive Order 12778, Civil Justice Reform

This proposed 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 67

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Accordingly, 44 CFR Part 67 is proposed to be amended as follows:

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PART 67—[AMENDED]

1. The authority citation for Part 67 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. § 67.4

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2. The tables published under the authority of § 67.4 are proposed to be amended as follows:

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StateCity/town/countySource of floodingLocation# Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet. (NGVD)
ExistingModified
ArizonaSanta Cruz County (Unincorporated Areas)Tubac CreekAt confluence with Santa Cruz RiverNone*3,192
Approximately 0.35 mile (1,850 feet) upstream of Interstate 19None*3,263
Tubac Creek North ChannelAt confluence with Santa Cruz RiverNone*3,189
At divergence from Tubac Creek approximately 680 feet upstream of Calle De OlivasNone*3,251
Tributary 1 of Tubac CreekAt confluence with Tubac CreekNone*3,213
At approximately 0.229 mile (1,210 feet) upstream of Interstate 19None*3,250
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Tributary 2 of Tubac CreekAt confluence with Tubac CreekNone*3,195
Immediately downstream of East Frontage RoadNone3,222
Maps are available for inspection at Floodplain Administrator, 2150 N. Congress Drive, Nogales, Arizona.
Send comments to The Honorable Dennis Miller, County Manager, 2150 N. Congress Drive, Nogales, Arizona 85621.
IowaJohnston (City) Polk CountyBeaver CreekApproximately 1,550 feet above its confluence with Des Moines RiverNone*805
At NW 70th Avenue*822*824
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, Iowa.
Send comments to The Honorable Dallas Patterson, Mayor, City of Johnston, P.O. Box 410, Johnston, Iowa 50131.
IowaUrbandale (City) Polk CountyBeaver CreekApproximately 1,000 feet upstream of Merle Hay Road*800*811
Approximately 3,600 feet upstream of Merle Hay Road*810*812
Maps are available for inspection at Community Development Department, City Hall, 3315 70th Street, Urbandale, Iowa.
Send comments to The Honorable Brad Zaun, Mayor, City of Urbandale, 3315 70th Street, Urbandale, Iowa 50322.
LouisianaTangipahoa Parish (Unincorporated Areas)Ponchatoula CreekAt Old Genessee RoadNone*54
Approximately 1,100 feet from confluence with Ponchatoula Creek Tributary 2None*60
Ponchatoula Creek Tributary 1At confluence with Ponchatoula CreekNone*55
Approximately 3,300 feet upstream from confluence with Ponchatoula CreekNone*57
Ponchatoula Creek Tributary 2At confluence with Ponchatoula CreekNone*58
Approximately 2,200 feet upstream from confluence with Ponchatoula CreekNone*60
Maps are available for inspection at Parish Permit Office, 15481 Club Deluxe Road, Hammond, Louisiana.
Send comments to The Honorable Gordon Burgess, Parish President, P.O. Box 215, Amite, Louisiana 70422.
LouisianaVillage of Tickfaw (Tangipahoa Parish)Ponchatoula CreekApproximately 2,950 feet downstream from Highway 442None*60
At Niccio RoadNone*65
Ponchatoula Creek Tributary 1Approximately 1,100 feet downstream from the Illinois Central Gulf RailroadNone*57
Approximately 3,000 feet upstream from State Highway 442None*63
Ponchatoula Creek Tributary 2Approximately 1,800 feet downstream from Chapel RoadNone*60
At Chapel RoadNone*61
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 50081 Highway 51, Tickfaw, Louisiana.
Send comments to The Honorable Anthony Lamonte, Mayor, Village of Tickfaw, P.O. Box 249, Tickfaw, Louisiana 70466.
LouisianaWest Baton Rouge Parish and Incorporated AreasLateral 1-CAt the confluence with the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway*9*9
At intersection with Interstate 10*11*10
At intersection with State Highway 986*17*16
Oaks Avenue CanalAt the confluence with the Gulf Intracoastal WaterwayNone*10
Just upstream of LeBlanc RoadNone*19
Oaks Avenue Canal Tributary No. 1At the confluence with Oaks Avenue CanalNone*10
Just upstream of South Jefferson AvenueNone*25
Maps are available for inspection at Parish Zoning Office, 880 North Alexander, Port Allen, Louisiana.
Send comments to The Honorable Ted Denster, Parish President, P.O. Box 757, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767.
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 750 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, Louisiana.
Send comments to The Honorable Marilyn Robertson, Mayor, City of Port Allen, 750 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767.
MissouriCreve Coeur (City) St. Louis CountyMonsanto Sunswept CreekApproximately 950 feet downstream of Private Bridge*531*532
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Just upstream of Chilton LaneNone*561
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 300 North New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Annette Kolis-Mandel, Mayor, City of Creve Coeur, 300 North New Ballas Road, Creve Coeur, Missouri 63141.
MissouriDes Peres (City) St. Louis CountyDes Peres CreekAt confluence with Sugar Creek*448*450
Approximately 450 feet upstream of Hospital Drive*460*459
Sugar CreekApproximately 1,150 feet downstream of Old Dougherty Ferry Road*445*446
Just upstream of Interstate 270*463*462
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 12325 Manchester Road, Des Peres, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Sharon Burkhardt, Mayor, City of Des Peres, 12325 Manchester Road, Des Peres, Missouri 63131.
MissouriFrontenac (City) St. Louis CountyDeer CreekJust upstream of Lindbergh Boulevard*523*524
Approximately 3,300 feet upstream of Spoede Road*541*542
Monsanto Sunswept CreekApproximately 400 feet downstream of Glen Abbey Road*527*528
Approximately 180 feet upstream of Glen Abbey Road*527*528
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 10555 Clayton Road, Frontenac, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Mark C. Brennan, Mayor, City of Frontenac, 10555 Clayton Road, Frontenac, Missouri 63131.
MissouriKirkwood (City) St. Louis CountySugar CreekJust upstream of Interstate 270*463*462
Approximately 150 feet upstream of Interstate 270*463*462
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 139 South Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Marge Schramm, Mayor, City of Kirkwood, 139 South Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122.
MissouriSt. Louis County (Unincorporated Areas)Grand Glaize CreekApproximately 400 feet upstream of Dougherty Ferry Road*441*442
Approximately 3,000 feet upstream of Dougherty Ferry Road*445*446
Maps are available for inspection at the Department of Planning, 41 South Central Avenue, Clayton, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Buzz Westfall, St. Louis County Executive, 41 South Central Avenue, Clayton, Missouri 63105.
MissouriValley Park (City) St. Louis CountyGrand Glaize CreekGrand Glaize Creek
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 320 Benton Street, Valley Park, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Daniel Adams, Mayor, City of Valley Park, City Hall, 320 Benton Street, Valley Park, Missouri 63088.
MissouriWestwood (Village) St. Louis CountyDeer CreekApproximately 3,300 feet upstream of Spoede Road*541*542
Approximately 4,500 feet upstream of Spoede RoadNone*549
Maps are available for inspection at 9 Westwood Country Club Ground Road, Westwood, Missouri.
Send comments to The Honorable Phillip Isserman, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Village of Westwood, 9 Westwood Country Club Gardens, Westwood, Missouri 63131.
NevadaWashoe County and Incorporated AreasGolden Valley WashApproximately 2,180 feet upstream of Tholl DriveNone4,981
Approximately 2,700 feet upstream of Spearhead WayNone*5,176
Hidden Valley WashApproximately 1,800 feet upstream of its confluence with Steamboat CreekNone*4,442
Approximately 3,420 feet upstream of Parkway DriveNone*4,647
Sun Valley WashAt the Sun Valley Flood Control Detention Dam*4,445*4,548
At East 7th AvenueNone*4,725
Sun Valley Wash Split FlowAt convergence with Sun Valley WashNone4,647
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At divergence from Sun Valley WashNone*4,695
Maps are available for inspection at Washoe County Engineering Department, 1001 E. 9th Street, Reno, Nevada.
Send comments to The Honorable Jim Galloway, Commission Chairman, P.O. Box 11130, Reno, Nevada 89520.
Maps are available for inspection at Engineering Department, 431 Prater Way, Sparks, Nevada.
Send comments to The Honorable Tony Armstrong, Mayor, City of Sparks, 431 Prater Way, Sparks, Nevada 89431.
North DakotaFargo (City) Cass CountyCounty Drain 45At County Road 14 (52nd Avenue)None*893
Approximately 2,800 feet upstream of 19th AvenueNone*894
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 200 N. 3rd Street, Fargo, North Dakota.
Send comments to The Honorable Bruce Furness, Mayor, City of Fargo, 200 N. 3rd Street, Fargo, North Dakota 58102.
North DakotaHarwood (City) Cass CountySheyenne RiverAt U.S. Highway 81None*891
Approximately 7,600 feet upstream from County Highway 22None*894
County Drain 40/45Approximately 3,600 feet downstream from County Highway 22None*890
Approximately 1,200 feet upstream from County Drain 40/45 splitNone*897
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 202 Dakota Avenue, Harwood, North Dakota.
Send comments to The Honorable Garry Roth, Mayor, City of Harwood, 108 Lind Boulevard, Harwood, North Dakota 58042.
North DakotaReed (Township) Cass CountySheyenne RiverApproximately 7,400 feet downstream of County Road 17*893*894
At 52nd Avenue*895*896
Approximately 1,600 feet upstream of its confluence with County Drain 21*898*898
County Drain 21At confluence with the Sheyenne River*898*898
Approximately 900 feet upstream of its confluence with the Sheyenne RiverNone*898
County Drain 45Approximately 5,800 feet downstream of 52nd AvenueNone*893
At County Road 20None*893
Maple RiverAt its confluence with the Sheyenne RiverNone*897
Approximately 480 feet upstream of its confluence with the Sheyenne RiverNone*897
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 7420 40th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota.
Send comments to The Honorable Gene Johnson, Mayor, Reed Township, 7420 40th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58103.
North DakotaReiles Acres (City) Cass CountyCounty Drain 45Approximately 5,400 feet downstream from 32nd AvenueNone*893
Approximately 3,000 feet upstream from 32nd AvenueNone*893
Maps are available for inspection at 3348 45th Street N.W., Reiles Acres, North Dakota.
Send comments to The Honorable David Baumann, Mayor, City of Reiles Acres, 3545 46th Street N.W., Fargo, North Dakota 58108.
North DakotaWest Fargo (City) Cass CountySheyenne RiverApproximately 8,700 feet downstream from 19th AvenueNone*898
At confluence with County Drain 2None*899
County Drain 21Approximately 1,400 feet downstream from Township Road*898*898
At divergence of County Drain 21 outlet structureNone*899
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 800 4th Avenue East, West Fargo, North Dakota.
Send comments to The Honorable David Stedman, Mayor, City of West Fargo, 800 4th Avenue East, West Fargo, North Dakota 58078.
South DakotaNorth Sioux (City) Union CountyBig Sioux RiverApproximately 5,900 feet downstream from Military Road*1,100*1,101
Approximately 7,425 feet upstream from the Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul and Pacific Railroad*1,109*1,108
Big Sioux River Split at Interstate 29Approximately 50 feet downstream from Westshore DriveNone*1,109
At divergence from Big Sioux RiverNone*1,110
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 301 Military Road, North Sioux City, South Dakota.
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Send comments to The Honorable Lieser Hallwas, Mayor, P.O. Box 338 North Sioux City, South Dakota 57049.
South DakotaUnion County (Unincorporated Areas)Big Sioux RiverAt mouth of Big Sioux River*1,090*1,090
At Interstate 29None*1,094
At State Route 48None*1,143
Approximately 1,800 feet downstream of Westshore DriveNone*1,108
Big Sioux River Split at Interstate 29At divergence from Big Sioux RiverNone*1,110
Maps are available for inspection at Union County Planning and Zoning Office, 209 East Main, Elk Point, South Dakota.
Send comments to The Honorable Roger Boldenow, Chairman, Union County Commissioners, County Courthouse, 209 East Main Street, Elk Point, South Dakota 57025.
TexasGillespie County and Incorporated AreasBaron's CreekApproximately 4,000 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 290*1,611*1,611
Approximately 4,200 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 290*1,611*1,612
Downstream of East Main Street*1,649*1,650
Stream FB-1At confluence with Baron's Creek*1,641*1,641
Approximately 1,500 feet upstream of confluence with Baron's Creek*1,646*1,647
Approximately 1,950 feet upstream of Lower Crabapple RoadNone*1,780
Town CreekApproximately 60 feet downstream of Edison Street*1,710*1,710
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Schubert Road*1,712*1,711
Approximately 2,150 feet upstream of Morse StreetNone*1,751
Pedernales RiverAt Gillespie/Blanco County LineNone*1,398
Approximately 3,100 feet upstream of Cellemar LaneNone*1,473
Salt BranchAt confluence with Pedernales RiverNone*1,442
Approximately 4,300 feet upstream of Highway 290None*1,473
Stream SB-1At confluence with Salt BranchNone*1,444
Approximately 5,800 feet upstream of Highway 290None*1,465
Split Flow #1At convergence with Pedernales RiverNone*1,422
At divergence from Pedernales RiverNone*1,435
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 126 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas.
Send comments to The Honorable Linda Langerhans, Mayor, City of Fredericksburg, P.O. Box 111, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624.
Maps are available for inspection at Gillespie County Floodplain Department, 101 West Main, Unit #9, Fredericksburg, Texas.
Send comments to The Honorable Mark Stroeher, County Judge, 101 West Main, Unit #9, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624.
TexasTom Green County (Unincorporated Areas)Red ArroyoJust downstream of eastbound Route 67None*1,888
Approximately 1,300 feet upstream of earthen lake damNone*1,987
Stream RA-1At confluence with Red ArroyoNone*1,897
Just downstream of O.C. Fisher Dam spillwayNone*1,928
Stream RA-2At confluence with Red ArroyoNone*1,898
Just upstream of Arden RoadNone*1,941
Goodfellow Draw120 feet downstream of Stock Tank DamNone*1,805
790 feet upstream of Stock Tank DamNone*1,810
Maps are available for inspection at the Public Health Building, Two City Hall Plaza, San Angelo, Texas.
Send comments to The Honorable Michael D. Brown, Judge, Tom Green County, County Courthouse, 112 West Beauregard Street, San Angelo, Texas 76902.
WashingtonWhatcom County and Incorporated AreasJohnson CreekAt the confluence with Sumas RiverNone*38
Approximately 1,500 feet upstream of South Pass RoadNone*85
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Nooksack RiverAt Bellingham BayNone*8
Approximately 600 feet downstream of Burlington Northern Railroad, at the confluence with South Fork*226*222
Nooksack River Right Overbank Divided FlowAt Lummi BayNone*8
Approximately 800 feet upstream of River RoadNone*26
Middle Fork Nooksack RiverAt the confluence with North Fork Nooksack RiverNone*284
Approximately 11,500 feet upstream of the confluence of Canyon CreekNone*406
North Fork Nooksack RiverAt the confluence with South Fork Nooksack RiverNone*222
Approximately 35,600 feet (7 miles) upstream from Mosquito Lake RoadNone*466
South Fork Nooksack RiverAt the confluence with North Fork Nooksack River*226*222
Approximately 7,400 feet upstream of Saxon Road*386*385
Whatcom County Incorporated Areas (Cont'd)South Fork Nooksack River Divided FlowAt Burlington Northern RailroadNone*246
At Acme RoadNone*280
Samish RiverApproximately 2,900 feet downstream of Wickersham Road at the County BoundaryNone*267
At Burlington Northern RailroadNone*311
Squalicum CreekApproximately 200 feet upstream of Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific RailroadNone*127
Approximately 2,000 feet upstream of Dewey RoadNone*206
Sumas RiverApproximately 1,700 feet downstream of Jones Road at the International BoundaryNone*34
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream of Massey RoadNone*93
Sumas River Left Overbank Divided FlowApproximately 200 feet downstream of Telegraph RoadNone*56
Approximately 6,300 feet upstream of Kadin RoadNone*69
Terrell CreekApproximately 500 feet downstream of Alderson RoadNone*8
At Helweg RoadNone*10
Maps are available for inspection at Whatcom County Public Works Department, Division of Engineering, 5280 NW Drive, Suite C, Bellingham, Washington.
Send comments to The Honorable Pete Kremen, County Executive, 311 Grand Avenue #108, Bellingham, Washington 98225.
Maps are available for inspection at the Community Development Department, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington.
Send comments to The Honorable Mark Asmundson, Mayor, City of Bellingham, 210 Central Avenue, Bellingham, Washington 98225.
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 111 W. Main Street, Everson, Washington.
Send comments to The Honorable Gena Tolle, Mayor, P.O. Box 315, Everson, Washington 98247.
Maps are available for inspection at the Planning Department, 5694 2nd Avenue, Ferndale, Washington.
Send comments to The Honorable Yvonne Goldsmith, Mayor, City of Ferndale, 5694 2nd Avenue, Ferndale, Washington 98248.
Maps are available for inspection at the Planning Department 2828 Kwina Road, Bellingham, Washington.
Send comments to The Honorable Tim Ballew, Tribal Chair, City of Lummi Indian Nation, 2626 Kwina Road, Bellingham, Washington 98226.
Maps are available for inspection at the Planning Department, 323 Front Street, Lynden, Washington.
Send comments to The Honorable Daryl Brennick, Mayor, City of Lynden, 323 Front Street, Lynden, Washington 98264.
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 103 W. Madison Street, Nooksack, Washington 98276.
Send comments to The Honorable James S. Ackerman, Mayor, City of Nooksack, P.O. Box 4265, Nooksack, Washington 98276.
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 433 Cherry Street, Sumas, Washington 98295.
Send comments to The Honorable Don Peterson, Mayor, City of Sumas, P.O. Box 9 Sumas, Washington 98295.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

Dated: January 28, 2000.

Michael J. Armstrong,

Associate Director for Mitigation.

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