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List of Communities Eligible for the Sale of Flood Insurance

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This rule identifies communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These communities have applied to the program and have agreed to enact certain floodplain management measures. The communities' participation in the program authorizes the sale of flood insurance to owners of property located in the communities listed.

EFFECTIVE DATES:

The dates listed in the third column of the table.

ADDRESSES:

Flood insurance policies for property located in the communities listed can be obtained from any licensed property insurance agent or broker serving the eligible community, or from the NFIP at: Post Office Box 6464, Rockville, MD 20849, (800) 638-6620.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Donna M. Dannels, Branch Chief, Policy, Assessment and Outreach Division, Mitigation Directorate, 500 C Street SW., room 411, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3098.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The NFIP enables property owners to purchase flood insurance which is generally not otherwise available. In return, communities agree to adopt and administer local floodplain management measures aimed at protecting lives and new construction from future flooding. Since the communities on the attached list have recently entered the NFIP, subsidized flood insurance is now available for property in the community.

In addition, the Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency has identified the special flood hazard areas in some of these communities by publishing a Flood Hazard Boundary Map (FHBM) or Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM). The date of the flood map, if one has been published, is indicated in the fourth column of the table. In the communities listed where a flood map has been published, Section 102 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4012(a), requires the purchase of flood insurance as a condition of Federal or federally related financial assistance for acquisition or construction of buildings in the special flood hazard areas shown on the map.

The Associate Director finds that the delayed effective dates would be contrary to the public interest. The Associate Director also finds that notice and public procedure under 5 U.S.C. 553(b) are impracticable and unnecessary.

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

Regulatory Flexibility Act. The Associate Director certifies that this rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities in accordance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601 et seq., because the rule creates no additional burden, but lists those communities eligible for the sale of flood insurance.

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.

Paperwork Reduction Act. This rule does not involve any collection of information for purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

Executive Order 12612, Federalism. This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 12612, Federalism, October 26, 1987, 3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 252.

Executive Order 12778, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the applicable standards of section 2(b)(2) of Executive Order 12778, October 25, 1991, 56 FR 55195, 3 CFR, 1991 Comp., p. 309.

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List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 64

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Accordingly, 44 CFR part 64 is amended as follows:

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PART 64—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 64 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 § 64.6 are amended as follows:

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State/locationCommunity No.Effective date of eligibilityCurrent effective map date
New Eligibles—Emergency Program:
Minnesota: Hill City, city of, Aitkin County270002January 21, 2000November 8, 1974.
Indiana: Westport, town of, Decatur County180517January 24, 2000.
Iowa: Ventura, City of, Cerro Gordo County190674......doNovember 5, 1976.
Illinois: Carrollton, city of, Greene County170250February 3, 2000March 5, 1976.
Illinois: Montgomery, county of, unincorporated areas170992......doJanuary 9, 1981.
Maine: Fayette, town of, Kennebec County230237......doNovember 29, 1974.
Indiana: Waynetown, town of, Montgomery County180175February 9, 2000April 9, 1976. Start Printed Page 20091
Texas: Tolar, city of, Hood County480868February 15, 2000July 18, 1975.
North Carolina: Conetoe, town of, Edgcombe County370089......doJanuary 9, 1974.
North Carolina: Newton Grove, town of, Sampson County370524......do
Kansas: Protection, city of, Comanche County200550February 24, 2000July 2, 1976.
North Carolina: Pittsboro, town of, Chatham County370420......doOctober 20, 1978.
New Eligibles—Regular Program:
Iowa: Cumming, city of, Warren County190946January 24, 2000November 20, 1998.
North Carolina: Angier, town of, Harnett County370522February 3, 2000April 16, 1990.
Washington: Beaux Arts Village, town of King County530242February 4, 2000May 16, 1995.
North Carolina: Gamewell, town of, Caldwell County370451February 15, 2000August 16, 1988.
Reinstatements:
Pennsylvania Elverson, borough of, Chester County422287February 13,—EmerNovember 20, 1996.
February 25, 1983—Reg.
November 20, 1996—Susp.
January 19, 2000—Rein.
Virginia: Boykins, town of, Southampton County510151May 20, 1982—EmerApril 1, 1982.
April 1, 1982—Reg.
April 1, 1982—Susp.
January 31, 2000—Rein.
Suspensions:
Illinois: Hamilton, county of, unincorporated areas170910July 29, 1975—EmerFebruary 1, 1990—Reg.
February 1, 1990—Reg.
January 17, 2000—Susp.
Regular Program Conversions
Region I:
Massachusetts: Millbury, town of, Worchester County250318January 7, 2000—Suspension withdrawnJanuary 7, 2000.
Region III:
Pennsylvania:
Clarks Summit, borough of, Lackawanna County420527......do Do.
Kutztown, borough of, Berks County420136......do Do.
Maxatawny, township of, Berks County421381......do Do.
Region IV:
Tennessee: Decatur County, unincorporated areas470041......do Do.
Region III:
Virginia: Halifax, town of, Halifax County510301January 19, 2000—Suspension withdrawnJanuary 19, 2000.
Region VI:
Oklahoma:
Calumet, town of, Canadian County400268......do Do.
Canadian County, unincorporated areas400485......do Do.
El Reno, city of, Canadian County405377......do Do.
Mustang, city of, Canadian County400409......do Do.
Piedmont, city of, Canadian County400027......do Do.
Yukon, city of, Canadian County400028......do Do.
Texas:
Austin, city of, Travis County480624......do Do.
San Leanna, village of, Travis County481305......do Do.
Travis County, unincorporated areas481026......do Do.
Region VII:
Iowa:
Adel, city of, Dallas County190103......do Do.
Dallas County, unincorporated areas190860......do Do.
DeSoto, city of, Dallas County190359......do Do.
Granger, city of, Dallas County190104......do Do.
Perry, city of, Dallas County190105......do Do.
Redfield, city of, Dallas County190361......do Do.
Missouri:
Bull Creek, village of, Taney County290916......do Do.
Clark County, unincorporated areas290792......do Do.
Hollister, city of, Taney County290437......do Do.
Region VIII:
North Dakota:
Burlington, city of, Ward County380141......do Do.
Burlington, township of, Ward County380650......do Do.
Carpio, city of, Ward County380142......do Do.
Donnybrook, city of, Ward County380143......do Do.
Lebanon, township of, McHenry County380309......do Do.
McHenry County, unincorporated areas380307......do Do.
McKinney, township of, Renville County380311......do Do.
Minot, city of, Ward County385367......do Do.
Newport, township of, McHenry County380308......do Do.Start Printed Page 20092
Sawyer, city of, Ward County380145......do Do.
Velva, city of, McHenry County380051......do Do.
Velva, township of, McHenry County380310......do Do.
Villard, township of, McHenry County380317......do Do.
Willow Creek, township of, McHenry County380337......do Do.
Ward County, unincorporated areas385370......do Do.
Region IX:
California:
Napa, city of, Napa County060207......do Do.
Region X:
Oregon:
Aumsville, city of, Marion County410155......do Do.
Aurora, city of, Marion County410156......do Do.
Detroit, city of, Marion County140157......do Do.
Gates, city of, Marion County410159......do Do.
Gervais, city of, Marion County410160......do Do.
Hubbard, city of, Marion County410161......do Do.
Idanha, city of, Marion County410162......do Do.
Jefferson, city of, Marion County410163......do Do.
Keizer, city of, Marion County410288......do Do.
Marion County, unincorporated areas410154......do Do.
Mt. Angel, city of, Marion County410165......do Do.
Salem, city of, Marion County410167......do Do.
Scotts Mills, city of, Marion County410168......do Do.
Silverton, city of, Marion County410169......do Do.
St. Paul, city of, Marion County410166......do Do.
Stayton, city of, Marion County410170......do Do.
Turner, city of, Marion County410171......do Do.
Woodburn, city of, Marion County410172......do Do.
Code for reading third column: Emerg.—Emergency; Reg.—Regular; Rein.—Reinstatement; Susp.—Suspension; With.—Withdrawn; NSFHA—Non Special Flood Hazard Area.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

Issued: March 27, 2000.

Michael J. Armstrong,

Associate Director for Mitigation.

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[FR Doc. 00-9343 Filed 4-13-00; 8:45 am]

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