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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 for the 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.Start Printed Page 16739

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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Source of flooding and location of referenced elevation◆Elevation in feet (NAVD) modifiedCommunities affected
Alexander Creek:
Approximately 8,025 feet upstream of Ward Road◆942FEMA Docket No. P7661 Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Raymore.
Approximately 5,600 feet upstream of Prairie Road◆1,004
East Branch South Grand River:
Approximately 9,900 feet upstream of confluence of Wolf Creek◆886Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Peculiar.
Approximately 510 feet upstream of Kendall Road◆954
East Branch of West Fork East Creek:
At confluence with West Fork East Creek◆974FEMA Docket No. P7661, Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Belton.
Approximately 3,050 feet upstream of Confluence with West Fork East Creek◆990
East Creek Tributary:
Approximately 990 feet downstream of Pickering Road◆918Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Raymore.
Approximately 10,000 feet upstream of Confluence of North Fork East Creek Tributary◆1,000
East Fork of East Tributary of East Branch South Grand River:
At confluence with East Tributary of East Branch South Grand River◆937Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 3,250 feet upstream of 200th Street◆1,007
East Tributary of East Branch South Grand River:
At confluence with East Branch South Grand River◆889Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,920 feet upstream of Prairie Road◆993
East Tributary of Lumpkins Fork:
Approximately 4,770 feet downstream of North Madison Street◆954City of Raymore.
Approximately 40 feet upstream of 155th Street◆999
East Tributary of Massey Creek:
Approximately 3,225 feet downstream of Missouri Highway D◆944FEMA Docket No. P7661, Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 85 feet upstream of Cedar Road◆997
Lower East Fork of East Creek Tributary:
At confluence with East Creek Tributary◆931Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Raymore.
Approximately 12,800 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 71◆987
Lower East Tributary of Mill Creek:
At confluence with Mill Creek◆885Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 8,120 feet upstream of confluence with Mill Creek◆937
Lumpkins Fork:
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At 155th Street◆945Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 70 feet upstream of North Madison Street◆979
Massey Creek:
Approximately 5,070 feet downstream of 223rd Street◆904Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
At State Line Road◆969
Middle East Tributary of Mill Creek:
Approximately 3,950 feet upstream of Confluence with Mill Creek◆912Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Middle East Tributary of Mill Creek:
Approximately 6,320 feet upstream of confluence with Mill Creek◆940FEMA Docket No. P7661, Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Mill Creek:
At County Boundary◆871Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 95 feet downstream of 187th Street◆1,045
North Branch of Upper East Fork of East Creek Tributary:
Approximately 1,700 feet downstream of Hubach Hill Road◆976Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 25 feet upstream of Hubach Hill Road◆986
North Fork of East Creek Tributary:
At confluence with East Creek Tributary◆953Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 11,000 feet upstream of confluence with East Creek Tributary◆990
North Tributary of Wolf Creek:
Approximately 410 feet downstream of East 233rd Street◆927Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Peculiar.
Approximately 40 feet upstream of East 227th Street◆954
Poney Creek:
Approximately 4,925 feet downstream of Bennett Road◆831Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Freeman.
Poney Creek:
Approximately 7,550 feet upstream of Poney Creek Road◆849FEMA Docket No. P7661, Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Freeman.
Silver Lake:◆1,029City of Raymore.
South Grand River:
Approximately 5,160 feet downstream of State Highway 2◆829Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 765 feet upstream of Lake Annette Road◆850
Tributary of Alexander Creek:
Approximately 1,500 feet downstream of State Highway 58◆988Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Raymore.
Approximately 85 feet upstream of State Highway 58◆996
Upper East Fork of East Creek Tributary:
Approximately 2,685 feet downstream of Good Ranch Road◆947Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Raymore.
Approximately 50 feet upstream of Hubach Hill Road◆993
Upper East Tributary of Mill Creek:
At Highland Ridge Drive◆933Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 5,800 feet upstream of Highland Ridge Drive◆988
West Tributary of East Branch South Grand River:
Approximately 2,095 feet downstream of East 223rd Street◆896FEMA Docket No. P7661, Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 75 feet upstream of East 223rd Street◆915
West Tributary of Lumpkins Fork:
At 155th Street◆946Cass County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,065 feet upstream of 155th Street◆998
Wolf Creek:
Approximately 7,100 feet upstream of Confluence with East Branch South Grand River◆889Cass County (Unincorporated Areas), City of Peculiar.
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Approximately 1,170 feet upstream of 233rd Street◆946
ADDRESSES:
Unincorporated Areas of Cass County, Missouri:
Maps are available for inspection at 102 East Wall Street, Harrisonville, Missouri.
City of Belton, Cass County, Missouri:
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 506 Main Street, Belton, Missouri.
City of Freeman, Cass County, Missouri:
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 105 East Main Street, Freeman, Missouri.
City of Peculiar, Cass County, Missouri:
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 600 Schug Avenue, Peculiar, Missouri.
City of Raymore, Cass County, Missouri:
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 104 North Madison Street, Raymore, Missouri.
Source of flooding and location of referenced elevation*Elevation in feet (NGVD) modifiedCommunities affected
Cottonwood Creek:
Just upstream of SE 14th Street*467FEMA Docket No. P7607, City of Dallas, City of Grand Prairie.
Approximately 700 feet upstream of Great Southwest Parkway*531
Duck Creek:
Approximately 600 feet downstream of Collins Road*458City of Dallas, City of Garland, City of Mesquite, Town of Sunnyvale, Dallas County (Unincorporated Areas).
Just downstream of Beltline Road*592
South Fork Cottonwood Creek:
Approximately 150 feet downstream of Carrier Parkway*486City of Garland.
Just downstream of Great Southwest Parkway*547
Stream 2C2:
At the mouth of Stream 2C2*494City of Grand Prairie.
Apporximately 630 feet upstream of Glenbrook Drive*495
Stream 8D1:
At the mouth of Stream 8D1*467City of Dallas, City of Grand Prairie.
Approximatley 50 feet downstream of Belt Line Road*489
Stream 8D3:
Approximately 300 feet downstream of Southeast 4th Street*474FEMA Docket No. P7607, City of Grand Prairie.
Approximately 75 feet downstream of South Center Street*488
Stream 8D6:
At the mouth of Stream 8D6*505City of Grand Prairie.
Approximately 2,350 feet upstream of Arkansas Lane*544
Stream 8D71
Approximately 2,000 feet downstream of Sherman Street*496City of Grand Prairie.
Approximately 50 feet downstream of Sherman Street*512
ADDRESSES:
Unincorporated Areas of Dallas County, Texas:
Maps are available for inspection at the Administration Building, 411 Elm Street, 4th Floor, Dallas, Texas.
City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas:
Maps are available for inspection at 320 East Jefferson Boulevard, Dallas, Texas.
City of Garland, Dallas County, Texas:
Maps are available for inspection at 200 North 5th Street, Garland, Texas.
City of Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Texas:
Maps are available for inspection at the City Development Center, 206 West Church Street, Grand Prairie, Texas.
City of Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas:
Maps are available for inspection at 320 East Jefferson Boulevard, Dallas, Texas.
Town of Sunnyvale, Dallas County, Texas:
Maps are available for inspection at 537 Long Creek Road, Sunnyvale, Texas.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

Dated: March 25, 2005.

David I. Maurstad,

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

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[FR Doc. 05-6434 Filed 3-31-05; 8:45 am]

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