Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.
Base (1-percent-annual-chance) Flood Elevations and modified Base Flood Elevations (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).
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 FIRM is available for inspection as indicated in the table below.
The final base flood elevations for each community are Start Printed Page 27478available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mary Jean Pajak, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2831.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Federal Emergency Management Agency makes final determinations listed below of BFEs and modified BFEs for each community listed. The proposed BFEs and proposed modified BFEs were published in newspapers of local circulation and an opportunity for the community or individuals to appeal the proposed determinations to or through the community was provided for a period of ninety (90) days. The proposed BFEs and proposed modified BFEs were also published in the Federal Register.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency 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 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 Mitigation Division Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate 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.
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.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67
- Administrative practice and procedure
- Flood insurance
- Reporting and record keeping requirements
Accordingly, 44 CFR Part 67 is amended to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 67—[AMENDED]End Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for Part 67 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part
2.The tables published under the authority of § 67.11 are amended as follows:End Amendment Part
|State||City/town/county||Source of flooding||Location||#Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD) Modified ◆Elevation in feet (NAVD) Modified|
|MN||Upper Sioux Community (Yellow Medicine County) (FEMA Docket No. 7621)||Minnesota||*882|
|Maps are available for inspection at the Office of the Tribal Council Secretary/FDPO Administrator, Upper Sioux Community Board of Trustees, Granite Falls, Minnesota.|
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance”)
Dated: May 9, 2003.
Anthony S. Lowe,
Mitigation Division Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate.
[FR Doc. 03-12581 Filed 5-19-03; 8:45 am]
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