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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 Start Printed Page 50325NFIP. 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 Oct. 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
KSLansing (City) Leavenworth County (FEMA Docket No. P7641)Ninemile Creek North*817
North Fork of Ninemile Creek North*843
Sevenmile Creek*821
Sevenmile Creek Tributary*773
Maps are available for inspection at the Community Development Department, 800 1st Terrace, Lansing, Kansas.
KSLeavenworth County (FEMA Docket No. P7641)Ninemile Creek North (Lower Reach)*771
Ninemile Creek North (Upper Reach)*906
North Fork of Ninemile Creek North*891
Sevenmile Creek (Upper Reach)*826
South Fork of Ninemile Creek North*892
Maps are available for inspection at the Leavenworth County Courthouse, Planning and Zoning Department, 300 Walnut Street, Leavenworth, Kansas.
MOPiedmont (City) Wayne County (FEMA Docket No. P7641)McKenzie Creek*520
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 115 West Green Street, Piedmont, Missouri.
MOWayne County (Unincorporated Areas) (FEMA Docket No. P7641)McKenzie Creek*520
Maps are available for inspection at the Wayne County Courthouse, 109 Walnut Street, Greenville, Missouri.
NEPilger (Village) Stanton County (FEMA Docket No. P7609)Elkhorn River*1411
Maps are available for inspection at 220 North Main Street, Pilger, Nebraska.
NEStanton (City) Stanton County (FEMA Docket No. P7609)Elkhorn River*1462
Maps are available for inspection at 800 Eleventh Street, Stanton, Nebraska.
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Dated: August 10, 2004.

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

David I. Maurstad,

Acting Director, Mitigation Division, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate.

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[FR Doc. 04-18687 Filed 8-13-04; 8:45 am]

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