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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

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).

DATES:

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 in the table below.

ADDRESSES:

The final BFEs 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:

Kevin C. Long, Acting Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2820, or (e-mail) kevin.long@dhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 Assistant Administrator for Mitigation 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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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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Flooding source(s)Location of referenced elevation* Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground  Elevation in meters (MSL) modifiedCommunities affected
Pope County, Arkansas, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1028
Arkansas RiverAt the intersection with the Arkansas Avenue bridge+323Unincorporated Areas of Pope County.
At the confluence with Lake Dardanelle+340
Lake DardanelleApproximately 8.323 miles downstream of the Highway 40 bridge+340Unincorporated Areas of Pope County, City of Russellville.
At the intersection with the Pleasant View Road bridge+347
Whig CreekApproximately 5,166 feet from South Frankfort Avenue+330Unincorporated Areas of Pope County, City of Russellville.
Approximately 218 feet downstream of McHenry Road+340
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
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⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
ADDRESSES
City of Russellville
Maps are available for inspection at 716 North El Paso Avenue, Russellville, AR 72801.
Unincorporated Areas of Pope County
Maps are available for inspection at 420 North Hampton Avenue, Suite B, Russellville, AR 72801.
Forrest County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1016
Black CreekAt the Forrest/Perry county boundary+140Unincorporated Areas of Forrest County.
At the Lamar/Forrest county boundary+205
Boggy BranchAt the confluence with Greens Creek+172Unincorporated Areas of Forrest County, City of Petal.
Approximately 2,870 feet upstream of Otis Lee Road+233
Gordons CreekJust upstream of West Street+159City of Hattiesburg.
Approximately 2,260 feet upstream of Interstate 59+252
Greens CreekAt Chappell Hill Road+171Unincorporated Areas of Forrest County, City of Petal.
Approximately 4,220 feet upstream of Robertson Road+242
Little Beaver CreekApproximately 2,820 feet downstream of Churchwell Road+187Unincorporated Areas of Forrest County.
At the Lamar/Forrest county boundary+237
Mixons CreekAt U.S. Route 49+163City of Hattiesburg.
At I-59+176
Approximately 120 feet upstream of I-59+176
Approximately 380 feet upstream of I-59+176
Approximately 2,080 feet downstream of West 4th Street+193
Mixons Creek Tributary 1Approximately 2,900 feet upstream of Dogwood Cove+197City of Hattiesburg.
Approximately 3,800 feet upstream of Dogwood Cove+204
Mixons Creek Tributary 2Approximately 118 feet downstream of Spring Hill Drive+190City of Hattiesburg.
Approximately 1,460 feet upstream of Bridges Circle+208
Mixons Creek Tributary 4Just upstream of Joy Drive+196City of Hattiesburg.
Approximately 1.8 mile upstream of Joy Drive+283
Unnamed Tributary 2Approximately 111 feet downstream of Hillcrest Loop+149City of Petal.
Approximately 335 feet upstream of Chandler Lane+188
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
ADDRESSES
City of Hattiesburg
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 200 Forrest Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.
City of Petal
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 107 West 8th Avenue, Petal, MS 39401.
Unincorporated Areas of Forrest County
Maps are available for inspection at the Forrest County Courthouse, 629 Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.
Lamar County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1018
Gordons CreekAt I-59+252Unincorporated Areas of Lamar County.
Approximately 1,984 feet upstream of I-59+252
Little Beaver CreekApproximately 0.8 mile downstream of Browns Bridge Road+227Unincorporated Areas of Lamar County.
Approximately 210 feet upstream of Browns Bridge Road+237
Mill Creek No. 1Approximately 1,800 feet downstream of Hardie Road+260Unincorporated Areas of Lamar County, Town of Sumrall.
Approximately 1.6 mile upstream of State Highway 42+313
Mixons Creek Tributary 3Approximately 935 feet upstream of the confluence with Mixons Creek+187Unincorporated Areas of Lamar County.
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Approximately 1.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Mixons Creek+235
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
ADDRESSES
Town of Sumrall
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 4880 Highway 589, Sumrall, MS 39482.
Unincorporated Areas of Lamar County
Maps are available for inspection at the County Administrator's Office, 403 Main Street, Purvis, MS 39475.
Cortland County, New York (All Jurisdictions)
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7784
Blue CreekAt the confluence with Dry Creek+1185Town of Cortlandville.
Approximately 215 feet upstream of Kinney Gulf Road+1204
Dry CreekApproximately 720 feet downstream of North Main Street+1116City of Cortland, Town of Cortlandville.
Approximately 330 feet upstream of Kinney Gulf Road+1211
Gridley CreekAt the confluence with the Tioughnioga River+1044Town of Virgil.
Approximately 1.8 mile upstream of Page Green Road+1462
Gridley Creek Tributary 9At the confluence with Gridley Creek+1354Town of Virgil.
Approximately 1,915 feet upstream of State Route 392+1396
Gridley Creek Tributary 9-1At the confluence with Hope Lake+1429Town of Virgil.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of Clute Road+1564
Hope LakeEntire shoreline within the Town of Virgil+1429Town of Virgil.
Mosquito CreekApproximately 50 feet upstream of West Center Street+1150Town of Cortlandville, Village of McGraw.
Approximately 0.78 mile upstream of Heath Road+1509
Otselic RiverApproximately 991 feet downstream of Route 23+1034Town of Cincinnatus.
Approximately 1.6 mile upstream of Telephone Road+1053
Otter CreekApproximately 130 feet upstream of North Main Street+1121City of Cortland, Town of Cortlandville.
Approximately 70 feet upstream of State Route 13+1186
Otter Creek Tributary 3At the confluence with Otter Creek+1170Town of Cortlandville.
Approximately 1,000 feet upstream of Gutchess Lumber Service Road+1170
Skaneateles LakeEntire shoreline within the Town of Scott+867Town of Scott.
Song LakeEntire shoreline within the Town of Preble+1195Town of Preble.
Tioughnioga River Reach 2Approximately 0.58 mile downstream of Main Street+1014Town of Marathon, Village of Marathon.
Approximately 0.85 mile upstream of Main Street+1023
Trout BrookAt Town of Solon Corporate Limits, approximately 1.280 mile upstream of Hollow Road+1204Town of Solon.
Approximately 1.288 mile upstream of Hollow Road+1204
Tully LakeEntire shoreline within the Town of Preble+1195Town of Preble.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.START
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
ADDRESSES
City of Cortland
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 25 Court Street, Cortland, NY 13045.
Town of Cincinnatus
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 2770 Lower Cincinnatus Road, Cincinnatus, NY 13040.
Town of Cortlandville
Maps are available for inspection at the Cortlandville Town Hall, Raymond G. Thorpe Municipal Building, 3577 Terrace Road, Cortland, NY 13045.
Town of Marathon
Maps are available for inspection at the Town of Marathon Highway Department, 16 Brink Street, Marathon, NY 13803.
Town of Preble
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 1968 Preble Road, Preble, NY 13141.
Town of Scott
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Maps are available for inspection at the Scott Town Hall, 6689 State Route 41, Homer, NY 13077.
Town of Solon
Maps are available for inspection at the Solon Town Hall, 4012 North Tower Road, East Freetown, NY 13040.
Town of Virgil
Maps are available for inspection at the Virgil Town Hall, 1176 Church Street, Cortland, NY 13045.
Village of Marathon
Maps are available for inspection at the Marathon Village Hall, 18 Tannery Street, Marathon, NY 13803.
Village of McGraw
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 1 Cemetery Street, McGraw, NY 13101.
Coshocton County, Ohio, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1020
Muskingum River170 feet upstream of the railroad crossing over the Muskingum River east of the Village of Conesville+737Village of Conesville.
260 feet upstream of the railroad crossing over the Muskingum River east of the Village of Conesville+737
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
ADDRESSES
Village of Conesville
Maps are available for inspection at the Coshocton County Engineer's Office, 23194 County Road 621, Coshocton, OH 43812.
Chippewa County, Wisconsin, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-7799
Chippewa RiverJust upstream of the Jim Falls Dam Powerhouse+955Unincorporated Areas of Chippewa County, City of Cornell.
Just downstream of the Cornell Dam+980
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
ADDRESSES
City of Cornell
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 222 Main Street, Cornell, WI 54732.
Unincorporated Areas of Chippewa County
Maps are available for inspection at the Chippewa County Clerk's Office, 711 North Bridge Street, Room 109, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Sandra K. Knight,

Deputy Assistant Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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