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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Final rule.


Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified 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 maps are available for inspection as indicated on the table below.


The final BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The Start Printed Page 1462respective addresses are listed in the table below.

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William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the 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 FEMA 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. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA 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 final rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.

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 13132, Federalism. This final rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

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List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67

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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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Flooding source(s)Location of referenced elevation*Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground ModifiedCommunities affected
Bexar County, Texas and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7460
San Antonio RiverApproximately 500 feet upstream of Rd 3 along River Road*510City of San Antonio, Bexar County (Unincorporated Areas).
Just downstream of Roosevelt Avenue*579
Just upstream of Josephine Street*656
San Pedro CreekAt the confluence with San Antonio River*599City of San Antonio, Bexar County.
At confluence with Apache Creek (above Rail Road)*628
Approximately 100 feet downstream of West Myrtle Street*656
Symphony Lane SpillflowAt convergence with San Antonio River*554City of San Antonio, Bexar County.
Just upstream of East Pyron Avenue*558
# Depth in feet above ground.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
Bexar County (Unincorporated Areas)
Maps are available for inspection at Vista Verde Building, Suite 420, 233 North Pecos St., San Antonio, TX 78207.
City of San Antonio
Maps are available for inspection at Municipal Plaza, 114 W. Commerce St., 7th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205.
Town of Vinalhaven, Knox County, Maine
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7465
Atlantic OceanAt Crockett Cove+10Town of Vinalhaven.
At Carvers Pond+10
At Old Harbor, Northern Shore+11
At Eastern Shore of Carvers Habor+11
At Northern end of Carvers Harbor+12
At Coombs Neck, Northern Shore+13
At Sand Cove+14
At Clam Cove of Roberts Harbor+16
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At Southern point of Vinalhaven Island opposite Carvers Island+18
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
Maps are available for inspection at the Town of Vinalhaven, Town Office, West Main, Vinalhaven, Maine 04863.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

Dated: January 5, 2007.

David I. Maurstad,

Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. E7-340 Filed 1-11-07; 8:45 am]