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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

Base (1% 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).

EFFECTIVE DATE:

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.

ADDRESSES:

The final 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 table below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Doug Bellomo, P.E., Hazard Identification Section, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2903.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency makes the final determinations listed below of BFEs and 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 Mitigation Division Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate 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. 4105, and 44 CFR part 67.

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 establish and 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 67

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Accordingly,

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PART 67—[AMENDED]

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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.

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

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StateCity/town/countySource of floodingLocation#Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD) modified ◆Elevation in feet (NAVD) modified
IowaLa Porte City (City) Black Hawk County (FEMA Docket No. P7633)Cedar RiverApproximately 2100 feet downstream of La Porte Road◆814
Approximately 6,500 feet upstream of La Porte Road◆815
IowaLa Porte City (City) Black Hawk County (FEMA Docket No. P7633)Wolf CreekApproximately 2,100 feet downstream of Illinois Central Gulf Railroad◆815
Approximately 7,550 feet upstream of Main Street◆824
Wolf Creek OverflowApproximately 2,700 feet downstream of Illinois Central Gulf Railroad◆815
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Approximately 1,7500 feet upstream of Commercial Street◆823
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 202 Main Street, La Porte City, Iowa.
MinnesotaJackson (City) Jackson County (FEMA Docket No. P7637)West Fork Des Moines RiverAt the corporate limit, approximately 2,000 feet downstream of the confluence of Nelson Creek*1,304
At the corporate limit, about 3,200 feet downstream of Interstate 90*1,314
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 80 West Ashley Street, Jackson, Minnesota.
OhioDublin (City) Franklin County (FEMA Docket No. P7633)North Fork Indian RunApproximately 100 feet upstream of confluence with Indian Run and South Fork Indian Run*799
At county boundary, approximately 1,00 feet upstream of Wareham Drive*923
South Fork Indian RunApproximately 40 feet upstream from confluence with Indian Run and North Fork Indian Run*799
Approximately 400 feet upstream of confluence with Indian Run and North Fork Indian Run*818
Approximately 300 feet downstream of Post Road*923
Just downstream of Post Road*927
Indian RunApproximately 50 feet upstream of North High Street culvert*781
At confluence of North Fork Indian Run and South Fork Indian Run*799
Maps are available for inspection at the Dublin Engineering Building, 5800 Shier-Rings Road, Dublin, Ohio.
WisconsinFond du Lac County (Unincorporated Areas) (FEMA Docket No. P7633)Anderson CreekApproximately 200 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 45*750
Just upstream of Melody Lane Crossing about 150 feet east of Pioneer Road*802
Mosher CreekJust upstream of U.S. Highway 45*750
Just downstream of Rolling Meadows Drive*780
Maps are available for inspection at the Municipal Office, City/County Government Center, 160 South Macy Street, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
WisconsinNorth Fond du Lac (Village) Fond du Lac County (FEMA Docket No. P7633)Anderson CreekApproximately 1,150 feet upstream of Minnesota Avenue*772
Approximately 1.3 miles upstream of Minnesota Avenue*782
Mosher CreekAt the eastern corporate limit, approximately 2,000 feet downstream of Marcoe Street*753
Approximately 50 feet downstream of Rolling Meadows Drive*780
Lake WinnebagoShoreline*750
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Municipal Office, 16 Garfield Street, North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

Dated: November 4, 2003.

Anthony S. Lowe,

Mitigation Division Director, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate.

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[FR Doc. 03-28636 Filed 11-14-03; 8:45 am]

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