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Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.

DATES:

The effective dates for these modified BFEs are indicated on the following table and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) in effect for the listed communities prior to this date.

ADDRESSES:

The modified 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 BFEs have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administrator has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

The modified BFEs are not listed for each community in this notice. However, this final rule includes the address of the Chief Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE determinations are available for inspection.

The modified BFEs are made pursuant to section 206 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and with 44 CFR part 65.

For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals.

The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

These modified BFEs, together with the floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter requirements of its own or pursuant to policies established by other Federal, State, or regional entities.

These modified BFEs are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and are also used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, and for the contents in these buildings. The changes in BFEs are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.

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, Federalism.

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 65

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Accordingly,

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PART 65—[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 65 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 § 65.4 are amended as follows:

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State and countyLocation and case No.Date and name of newspaper where notice was publishedChief executive officer of communityEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Alabama:
Autauga (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Prattville (07-04-6309P)February 28, 2009; March 7, 2009; Prattville ProgressThe Honorable Jim Byard, Jr., Mayor, City of Prattville, 101 West Main Street, Prattville, AL 36067February 20, 2009010002
Madison (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)Unincorporated areas of Madison County (09-04-0502P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Madison County RecordThe Honorable Mike Gillespie, Chairman, Madison County Commission, 6994 Courthouse, Room 700, 100 Northside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801June 15, 2009010151
Arizona:
Coconino (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Coconino County (08-09-1418P)February 20, 2009; February 27, 2009; Arizona Daily SunThe Honorable Deb Hill, Chairman, Coconino County Board of Supervisors, 219 East Cherry Avenue, Flagstaff, AZ 86001June 29, 2009040019
Maricopa (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Avondale (08-09-0655P)March 5, 2009; March 12, 2009; Arizona Business GazetteThe Honorable Marie Lopez, Mayor, City of Avondale, 11465 West Civic Center Drive, Suite 280, Avondale, AZ 85323July 10, 2009040038
Maricopa (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Maricopa County (08-09-0655P)March 5, 2009; March 12, 2009; Arizona Business GazetteThe Honorable Andrew Kunasek, Chairman, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, 301 West Jefferson Street, 10th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85003July 10, 2009040037
Maricopa (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Tolleson (08-09-0655P)March 5, 2009; March 12, 2009; Arizona Business GazetteThe Honorable Adolfo F. Gamez, Mayor, City of Tolleson, 9555 West Van Buren Street, Tolleson, AZ 85353July 10, 2009040055
Maricopa (FEMA Docket No: B-1052)Town of Cave Creek (09-09-0129P)February 11, 2009; February 18, 2009; Sonoran NewsThe Honorable Vincent Francia, Mayor, Town of Cave Creek, 37622 North Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, AZ 85331June 18, 2009040129
California:
San Bernardino (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)Town of Apple Valley (08-09-1552P)February 13, 2009; February 20, 2009; Apple Valley NewsThe Honorable Mark Shoup, Mayor, City of Apple Valley, 14955 Dale Evans Parkway, Apple Valley, CA 92307June 19, 2009060752
San Bernardino (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)City of Hesperia (08-09-1552P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Hesperia ResorterThe Honorable Tad Honeycutt, Mayor, City of Hesperia, 9700 7th Avenue, Hesperia, CA 92345June 19, 2009060733
San Bernardino (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)Unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County (08-09-1552P)February 13, 2009; February 20, 2009; San Bernardino BulletinThe Honorable Paul Biane, Chairman, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, 385 North Arrowhead Avenue, 5th Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92415June 19, 2009060270
San Diego (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of National City (08-09-1802P)March 3, 2009; March 10, 2009; San Diego Union-TribuneThe Honorable Ron Morrison, Mayor, National City, 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, CA 91950July 8, 2009060293
Shasta (FEMA Docket No: B-1052)City of Redding (08-09-0964P)March 9, 2009; March 16, 2009; Record SearchlightThe Honorable Rick Bosetti, Mayor, City of Redding, P.O. Box 496071, Redding, CA 96001March 30, 2009060360
Colorado:
Jefferson (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Golden (09-08-0184P)March 5, 2009; March 12, 2009; Golden TranscriptThe Honorable Jacob Smith, Mayor, City of Golden, 911 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401February 27, 2009080090
Teller (FEMA Docket No: B-1048)Unincorporated areas of Teller County (08-08-0921P)March 11, 2009; March 18, 2009; Pikes Peak Courier ViewThe Honorable James Ignatius, Chairman, Teller County Board of Commissioners, 112 North A Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813July 16, 2009080173
Teller (FEMA Docket No: B-1048)Town of Woodland Park (08-08-0921P)March 11, 2009; March 18, 2009; Pikes Peak Courier ViewThe Honorable Steve Randolph, Mayor, City of Woodland Park, 220 West South Avenue, Woodland Park, CO 80866July 16, 2009080175
Weld (FEMA Docket No: B-1052)Town of Severance (08-08-0702X)February 20, 2009; February 27, 2009; Greeley TribuneThe Honorable Pierre De Milt, Mayor, Town of Severance, 231 West 4th Avenue, Severance, CO 80546June 29, 2009080317
Weld (FEMA Docket No: B-1052)Unincorporated areas of Weld County (08-08-0702X)February 20, 2009; February 27, 2009; Greeley TribuneThe Honorable David E. Long, Chairman, Weld County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 758, Greeley, CO 80632June 29, 2009080266
Florida: Seminole (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Seminole County (08-04-6702P)March 6, 2009; March 13, 2009; Orlando SentinelThe Honorable Bob Dallari, Chairman, Seminole County Board of Commissioners, 1101 East 1st Street, Sanford, FL 32771February 25, 2009120289
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Georgia: Columbia (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Columbia County (07-04-4253P)March 1, 2009; March 8, 2009; Columbia County News TimesThe Honorable Ron C. Cross, Chairman, Columbia County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 498, Evans, GA 30809July 6, 2009130059
Idaho:
Ada (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)Unincorporated areas of Ada County (08-10-0658P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Idaho StatesmanThe Honorable Fred Tilman, Chairman, Ada County Board of Commissioners, 200 West Front Street, Boise, ID 83702June 15, 2009160001
Ada (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)City of Meridian (08-10-0658P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Idaho StatesmanThe Honorable Tammy de Weerd, Mayor, City of Meridian, Meridian City Hall, Suite 300, 33 East Broadway Avenue, Meridian, ID 83702June 15, 2009160180
Blaine (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Blaine County (09-10-0141P)March 11, 2009; March 18, 2009; Idaho Mountain ExpressThe Honorable Tom Bowman, Chairman, Blaine County Board of Commissioners, 206 First Avenue South, Suite 300, Hailey, ID 83333February 27, 2009165167
Blaine (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Hailey (09-10-0141P)March 11, 2009; March 18, 2009; Idaho Mountain ExpressThe Honorable Rick Davis, Mayor, City of Hailey, 115 Main Street South, Suite H, Hailey, ID 83333February 27, 2009160022
Indiana: Hamilton (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)City of Carmel (08-05-5476P)February 26, 2009; March 5, 2009; Noblesville LedgerThe Honorable James Brainard, Mayor, City of Carmel, One Civic Square, Carmel, IN 46032July 6, 2009180081
Iowa: Dubuque (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)Unincorporated areas of Dubuque County (08-07-0804P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Telegraph HeraldThe Honorable Donna Smith, Supervisor, Dubuque County Board of Supervisors, 720 Central Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001June 15, 2009190534
Louisiana:
East Baton Rouge (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of East Baton Rouge Parish (08-06-2569P)February 11, 2009; February 18, 2009; The AdvocateThe Honorable Melvin Holden, Mayor, East Baton Rouge Parish, 222 Saint Louis Street, 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, LA 70802June 18, 2009220058
East Baton Rouge (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Zachary (08-06-2569P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Zachary PlainsmanThe Honorable Henry J. Martinez, Mayor, City of Zachary, 4700 Main Street, Zachary, LA 70791June 18, 2009220061
Maine: Cumberland (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)Town of Falmouth (09-01-0124P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Portland Press HeraldThe Honorable William Armitage, Chair, Falmouth Town Council, 271 Falmouth Road, Falmouth, ME 04105June 15, 2009230045
Missouri: Clay, Platte, and Jackson (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)City of Kansas City (08-07-0725P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; The Daily RecordThe Honorable Mark W. Funkhouser, Mayor, City of Kansas City, City Hall, 29th Floor, 414 East 12th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106June 19, 2009290173
Nevada: Clark (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)Unincorporated areas of Clark County (09-09-0318P)February 20, 2009; February 27, 2009; Las Vegas Review-JournalThe Honorable Rory Reid, Chair, Clark County Board of Commissioners, 500 South Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106June 29, 2009320003
New Mexico: Sandoval (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)City of Rio Rancho (08-06-3060P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; The Albuquerque JournalThe Honorable Thomas E. Swisstack, Mayor, City of Rio Rancho, 3200 Civic Center Circle Northeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87144June 15, 2009350146
Montana: Stillwater (FEMA Docket No: B-1055)Unincorporated areas of Stillwater County (07-08-0854P)July 17, 2008; July 24, 2008; Stillwater County NewsThe Honorable Dennis R. Hoyem, Chairman, Stillwater County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 970, Columbus, MT 59019November 24, 2008300078
North Carolina: Guilford (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Greensboro (09-04-0087P)March 6, 2009; March 13, 2009; Greensboro News & RecordThe Honorable Yvonne J. Johnson, Mayor, City of Greensboro, P.O. Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402July 13, 2009375351
Ohio: Lorain (FEMA Docket No: B-1048)City of Avon Lake (08-05-5004P)March 12, 2009; March 19, 2009; Morning JournalThe Honorable Karl J. Zuber, Mayor, City of Avon Lake, 150 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012February 27, 2009390602
South Carolina: Jasper (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Jasper County (08-04-5295P)March 4, 2009; March 11, 2009; Jasper County SunThe Honorable Dr. George Hood, Chairman, Jasper County Council, P.O. Box 1149, Ridgeland, SC 29936July 9, 2009450112
Tennessee: Nashville and Davidson (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (08-04-5048P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; The TennesseanThe Honorable Karl Dean, Mayor, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, 100 Metro Courthouse, Nashville, TN 37201June 16, 2009470040
Texas:
Bexar (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Bexar County (09-06-0762P)March 6, 2009; March 13, 2009; Daily Commercial RecorderThe Honorable Nelson W. Wolff, Bexar County Judge, 100 Dolorosa Street, Suite 120, San Antonio, TX 78205July 13, 2009480035
Brazos (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)City of Bryan (08-06-2045P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Bryan-College Station EagleThe Honorable Mark Conlee, Mayor, City of Bryan, 300 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, TX 77803June 19, 2009480082
Collin (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)City of Frisco (09-06-0212P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Frisco EnterpriseThe Honorable Maher Maso, Mayor, City of Frisco, 6101 Frisco Square Boulevard, Frisco, TX 75034June 15, 2009480134
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Denton (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Town of Copper Canyon (09-06-0214P)March 2, 2009; March 9, 2009; Denton Record-ChronicleThe Honorable Sue Tejml, Mayor, Town of Copper Canyon, 400 Woodland Drive, Copper Canyon, TX 75077February 25, 2009481508
Guadalupe (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)City of Cibolo (08-06-2221P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Seguin Gazette-EnterpriseThe Honorable Johnny Sutton, Mayor, City of Cibolo, P.O. Box 826, Cibolo, TX 78108June 18, 2009480267
Guadalupe (FEMA Docket No: B-1042)Unincorporated areas of Guadalupe County (08-06-2221P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Seguin Gazette-EnterpriseThe Honorable Mike Wiggins, Guadalupe County Judge, 307 West Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155June 18, 2009480266
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No: B-1052)City of Fort Worth (09-06-0411P)March 3, 2009; March 10, 2009; Fort Worth Star-TelegramThe Honorable Michael J. Moncrief, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102February 23, 2009480596
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No: B-1052)City of Southlake (09-06-0528P)March 3, 2009; March 10, 2009; Fort Worth Star-TelegramThe Honorable Andy Wambsganss, Mayor, City of Southlake, 1400 Main Street, Suite 270, Southlake, TX 76092February 20, 2009480612
Webb (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)City of Laredo (08-06-2454P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Laredo Morning TimesThe Honorable Raul G. Salinas, Mayor, City of Laredo, 1110 Houston Street, Laredo, TX 78040June 15, 2009480651
Webb (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)Unincorporated areas of Webb County (08-06-2740P)February 6, 2009; February 13, 2009; Laredo Morning TimesThe Honorable Danny Valdez, Webb County Judge, Webb County Courthouse, 1000 Houston Street, 3rd Floor, Laredo, TX 78040June 15, 2009481059
Utah:
Salt Lake (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)City of Riverton (08-08-0716P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Salt Lake TribuneThe Honorable Bill Applegarth, Mayor, City of Riverton, 12765 South 1400 West, Riverton, UT 84065June 19, 2009490104
Salt Lake (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)City of South Jordan (08-08-0716P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Salt Lake TribuneThe Honorable William Kent Money, Mayor, City of South Jordan, 1600 West Towne Center Drive, South Jordan, UT 84095June 19, 2009490107
Virginia: Fauquier (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)Unincorporated areas of Fauquier County (08-03-1792P)March 5, 2009; March 12, 2009; Fauquier Times-DemocratThe Honorable R. Holder Trumbo, Jr., Chairman, Board of Supervisors, 10 Hotel Street, Suite 208, Warrenton, VA 20186July 10, 2009510055
Wisconsin:
Dane (FEMA Docket No: B-1046)City of Sun Prairie (08-05-1760P)March 12, 2009; March 19, 2009; The StarThe Honorable Joe Chase, Mayor, City of Sun Prairie, 300 East Main Street, Sun Prairie, WI 53590February 27, 2009550573
Waukesha (FEMA Docket No: B-1044)Unincorporated areas of Waukesha County (08-05-4338P)February 12, 2009; February 19, 2009; Waukesha FreemanThe Honorable James T. Dwyer, Chairman, Waukesha County Board of Supervisors, 515 West Moreland Boulevard, Waukesha, WI 53188June 19, 2009550476

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Dated: March 18, 2010.

Edward L. Connor,

Acting Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administrator, Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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