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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:

Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or (e-mail) luis.rodriguez1@dhs.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below of 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 Start Printed Page 81485minimum 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 also are used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, and for the contents in those 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: Madison (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Unincorporated areas of Madison County (09-04-6850P)February 12, 2010; February 19, 2010; Madison County RecordThe Honorable Mike Gillespie, Chairman, Madison County Commission, Courthouse 700, 100 Northside Square, Huntsville, AL 35801June 21, 2010010151
Arizona: Maricopa (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)City of Surprise (09-09-2388P)March 11, 2010; March 18, 2010; Arizona Business GazetteThe Honorable Lyn Truitt, Mayor, City of Surprise, 16000 North Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ 85374February 25, 2010040053
Maricopa (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)Unincorporated areas of Maricopa County (09-09-2388P)March 11, 2010; March 18, 2010; Arizona Business GazetteThe Honorable Andrew W. Kunasek, Chairman, Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, 301 West Jefferson Street, 10th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85003February 25, 2010040037
California: Riverside (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Riverside (09-09-1506P)March 10, 2010; March 17, 2010; The Press-EnterpriseThe Honorable Ronald O. Loveridge, Mayor, City of Riverside, 3900 Main Street, Riverside, CA 92522February 26, 2010060260
Colorado:
Arapahoe (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Englewood (10-08-0001P)February 25, 2010; March 5, 2010; The Denver PostThe Honorable Jim Woodward, Mayor, City of Englewood, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood, CO 80110February 18, 2010085074
Arapahoe (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Sheridan (10-08-0001P)February 25, 2010; March 5, 2010; The Denver PostThe Honorable Dallas Hall, Mayor, City of Sheridan, 4101 South Federal Boulevard, Sheridan, CO 80110February 18, 2010080018
Connecticut: Hartford (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)Town of Windsor Locks (09-01-0574P)November 13, 2009; November 20, 2009; Hartford CourantThe Honorable Steven N. Wawruck, Jr., First Selectman, 50 Church Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096November 4, 2009090042
Florida:
Alachua (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)Unincorporated areas of Alachua County (09-04-5275P)March 16, 2010; March 22, 2010; The Gainesville SunThe Honorable Cynthia Moore Chestnut, Chairman, Alachua County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 2877, Gainesville, FL 32602February 26, 2010120001
Lee (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Bonita Springs (09-04-3113P)February 10, 2010; February 17, 2010; Fort Myers News-PressThe Honorable Ben L. Nelson, Jr., Mayor, City of Bonita Springs, 9101 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34135June 17, 2010120680
Miami-Dade (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Sunny Isles Beach (09-04-8292P)March 15, 2010; March 22, 2010; Miami Daily Business ReviewThe Honorable Norman S. Edelcup, Mayor, City of Sunny Isles Beach, 18070 Collins Avenue, Suite 250, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160February 26, 2010120688
Monroe (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)Unincorporated areas of Monroe County (09-04-8247P)March 8, 2010; March 15, 2010; Key West CitizenThe Honorable Sylvia Murphy, Mayor, Monroe County, 102050 Overseas Highway, Suite 234, Key Largo, FL 33037February 26, 2010125129
Polk (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Unincorporated areas of Polk County (09-04-5686P)February 10, 2010; February 17, 2010; The Polk County DemocratThe Honorable Bob English, Chairman, Polk County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 9005, Drawer BC01, Bartow, FL 33831June 17, 2010120261
Seminole (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)City of Lake Mary (10-04-0356P)March 5, 2010; March 12, 2010; Orlando SentinelThe Honorable David Mealor, Mayor, City of Lake Mary, P.O. Box 958445, Lake Mary, FL 32795February 24, 2010120416
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Volusia (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of DeLand (09-04-0784P)November 9, 2009; November 16, 2009; The BeaconThe Honorable Robert F. Apgar, Mayor, City of DeLand, 120 South Florida Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720March 16, 2010120307
Volusia (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)Unincorporated areas of Volusia County (09-04-0784P)November 9, 2009; November 16, 2009; The BeaconThe Honorable Frank Bruno, Chair, Volusia County Council, Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 West Indiana Avenue, DeLand, FL 32720March 16, 2010125155
Georgia:
Clayton (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Morrow (09-04-4735P)February 12, 2010; Februrary 19, 2010; Clayton News DailyThe Honorable Jim Millirons, Mayor, City of Morrow, 1500 Morrow Road, Morrow, GA 30260June 21, 2010130045
Cobb (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Smyrna (09-04-6852P)March 12, 2010; March 19, 2010; Marietta Daily JournalThe Honorable A. Max Bacon, Mayor, City of Smyrna, 2800 King Street, Smyrna, GA 30080February 26, 2010130057
Cobb (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)Unincorporated areas of Cobb County (09-04-6852P)March 12, 2010; March 19, 2010; Marietta Daily JournalThe Honorable Samuel S. Olens, Chairman, Cobb County Board of Commissioners, 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta, GA 30090February 26, 2010130052
Douglas (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Unincorporated areas of Douglas County (09-04-6891P)February 5, 2010; February 12, 2010; Douglas County SentinelThe Honorable Tom Worthan, Douglas County Chairman, 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, GA 30134June 14, 2010130306
Fulton (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Atlanta (09-04-6852P)March 12, 2010; March 19, 2010; Fulton Daily ReportThe Honorable Kasim Reed, Mayor, City of Atlanta, 55 Trinity Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303February 26, 2010135160
Gwinnett (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Buford (09-04-5712P)March 11, 2010; March 18, 2010; Gwinnett Daily PostThe Honorable Phillip Beard, Chairman, City of Buford Board of Commissioners, 2300 Buford Highway, Buford, GA 30518March 29, 2010130323
Idaho: Teton (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)Unincorporated areas of Teton County (09-10-0567P)February 18, 2010; February 25, 2010; Teton Valley NewsThe Honorable Larry Young, Chairman, Teton County Board of Commissioners, 150 Courthouse Drive, Driggs, ID 83422June 25, 2010160230
Kansas: Johnson (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)City of Overland Park (09-07-1561P)March 10, 2010; March 17, 2010; The Johnson County SunThe Honorable Carl Gerlach, Mayor, City of Overland Park, 8500 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66212February 26, 2010200174
Kentucky:
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (09-04-2657P)February 12, 2010; February 19, 2010; Lexington Herald-LeaderThe Honorable Jim Newberry, Mayor, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, 200 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507June 21, 2010210067
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (09-04-6917P)March 15, 2010; March 22, 2010; Lexington Herald-LeaderThe Honorable Jim Newberry, Mayor, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, 200 East Main Street, 12th Floor, Lexington, KY 40507March 29, 2010210067
Massachusetts:
Barnstable (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)Town of Falmouth (09-01-1270P)November 6, 2009; November 13, 2009; The EnterpriseMr. Robert L. Whritenour, Jr., Town of Falmouth, Manager, 59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA 02540October 30, 2009255211
Barnstable (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)Town of Falmouth (10-01-0479P)January 8, 2010; January 15, 2010; The EnterpriseMr. Robert L. Whritenour, Jr., Town of Falmouth, Manager, 59 Town Hall Square, Falmouth, MA 02540December 31, 2009255211
Missouri:
Cass (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Peculiar (09-07-1059P)February 11, 2010; February 18, 2010; The JournalThe Honorable Ernie Jungmeyer, Mayor, City of Peculiar, 908 Kendall Road, Peculiar, MO 64078June 18, 2010290878
Cass (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Unincorporated areas of Cass County (09-07-1059P)February 11, 2010; February 18, 2010; The JournalThe Honorable Gary Mallory, Cass County Presiding Commissioner, 102 East Wall Street, Harrisonville, MO 64701June 18, 2010290783
New Mexico: Dona Ana (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Las Cruces (09-06-0638P)February 5, 2010; February 12, 2010; Las Cruces Sun-NewsThe Honorable Ken Miyagishima, Mayor, City of Las Cruces, P.O. Box 20000, Las Cruces, NM 88004June 14, 2010355332
North Carolina:
Cumberland (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Fayetteville (09-04-2351P)February 5, 2010; February 12, 2010; Fayetteville ObserverThe Honorable Anthony G. Chavonne, Mayor, City of Fayetteville, 433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301June 14, 2010370077
Durham (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)City of Durham (08-04-3771P)February 24, 2010; March 3, 2010; The Herald-SunThe Honorable William V. Bell, Mayor, City of Durham, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701July 1, 2010370086
Durham (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Durham (09-04-4161P)February 5, 2010; February 12, 2010; The Herald-SunThe Honorable William V. Bell, Mayor, City of Durham, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701January 29, 2010370086
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Forsyth (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Winston-Salem (09-04-7422P)January 5, 2010; January 12, 2010; Winston-Salem JournalThe Honorable Allen Joines, Mayor, City of Winston-Salem, P.O. Box 2511, Winston-Salem, NC 27102May 12, 2010375360
Guilford (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Greensboro (09-04-6072P)November 30, 2009; December 7, 2009; Greensboro News & RecordThe Honorable Yvonne J. Johnson, Mayor, City of Greensboro, P.O. Box 3136, Greensboro, NC 27402April 6, 2010375351
McDowell (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)Unincorporated areas of McDowell County (09-04-1274P)January 22, 2010; January 29, 2010; The McDowell NewsMr. Charles Abernathy, McDowell County Manager, 60 East Court Street, Marion, NC 28752June 1, 2010370148
Orange (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)Town of Carrboro (09-04-7185P)November 20, 2009; November 27, 2009; Chapel Hill HeraldThe Honorable Mark Chilton, Mayor, Town of Carrboro, 301 West Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510March 29, 2010370275
Orange (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)Town of Chapel Hill (08-04-4997P)December 9, 2009; December 16, 2009; Chapel Hill HeraldThe Honorable Kevin Foy, Mayor, Town of Chapel Hill, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27514April 15, 2010370180
Wake (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Town of Cary (09-04-4769P)February 24, 2010; March 3, 2010; The Cary News and The News & ObserverThe Honorable Harold Weinbrecht, Mayor, Town of Cary, P.O. Box 8005, Cary, NC 27512July 1, 2010370238
Wake (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)Town of Morrisville (09-04-4769P)February 24, 2010; March 3, 2010; The News & ObserverThe Honorable Jan Faulkner, Mayor, Town of Morrisville, 100 Town Hall Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560July 1, 2010370242
Wake (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)City of Raleigh (09-04-4425P)January 20, 2010; January 27, 2010; The News & ObserverThe Honorable Charles Meeker, Mayor, City of Raleigh, P.O. Box 590, 222 West Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27602May 27, 2010370243
Wake (FEMA Docket No.: B-1123)Unincorporated areas of Wake County (08-04-4911P)November 30, 2009; December 7, 2009; The News & ObserverMr. David C. Cooke, Wake County Manager, 337 South Salisbury Street, Suite 1100, Raleigh, NC 27602April 6, 2010370368
Texas:
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Benbrook (09-06-1461P)February 9, 2010; February 16, 2010; Star-TelegramThe Honorable Jerry Dittrich, Mayor, City of Benbrook, P.O. Box 26569, Benbrook, TX 76126June 16, 2010480586
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Blue Mound (09-06-1669P)January 29, 2010; February 5, 2010; Star-TelegramThe Honorable Alan Hooks, Mayor, City of Blue Mound, 301 South Blue Mound Road, Blue Mound, TX 76131June 7, 2010480587
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Colleyville (09-06-2624P)November 18, 2009; November 25, 2009; Colleyville CourierThe Honorable David Kelly, Mayor, City of Colleyville, 100 Main Street, Colleyville, TX 76034November 5, 2009480590
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Fort Worth (09-06-1461P)February 9, 2010; February 16, 2010; Star-TelegramThe Honorable Michael J. Moncrief, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Steet, Fort Worth, TX 76102June 16, 2010480596
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Fort Worth (09-06-1669P)January 29, 2010; February 5, 2010; Star-TelegramThe Honorable Michael J. Moncrief, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102June 7, 2010480596
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1129)City of Grapevine (09-06-2624P)November 18, 2009; November 25, 2009; Grapevine CourierThe Honorable William D. Tate, Mayor, City of Grapevine, P.O. Box 95104, Grapevine, TX 76099November 5, 2009480598
Webb (FEMA Docket No.: B-1124)City of Laredo (09-06-1964P)March 12, 2010; March 19, 2010; Laredo Morning TimesThe Honorable Raul G. Salinas, Mayor, City of Laredo, 1110 Houston Street, Laredo, TX 78040February 26, 2010480651
Utah: Weber (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Ogden (09-08-0583P)February 12, 2010; February 19, 2010; Standard ExaminerThe Honorable Matthew R. Godfrey, Mayor, City of Ogden, 2549 Washington Boulevard, Suite 910, Ogden, UT 84401June 21, 2010490189
Virginia: Loudoun (FEMA Docket No.: B-1118)Unincorporated areas of Loudoun County (09-03-1375P)March 10, 2010; March 17, 2010; Loudoun Times-MirrorThe Honorable Scott K. York, Loudoun County Chairman, P.O. Box 7000, Leesburg, VA 20177March 22, 2010510090
Wyoming: Natrona (FEMA Docket No.: B-1121)City of Casper (08-08-0742P)February 11, 2010; February 18, 2010; Casper Star-TribuneThe Honorable Kenyne Schlager, Mayor, City of Casper, 200 North David Street, Casper, WY 82601June 18, 2010560037
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Dated: December 7, 2010.

Sandra K. Knight,

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

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