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Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.

DATES:

These flood hazard determinations will become effective on the dates listed in the table below and revise the FIRM panels and FIS report in effect prior to this determination for the listed communities.

From the date of the second publication of notification of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in which to request through the community that the Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation reconsider the changes. The flood hazard determination information may be changed during the 90-day period.

ADDRESSES:

The affected communities are listed in the table below. Revised flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at both the online location and the respective community map repository address listed in the table below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.

Submit comments and/or appeals to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Start Printed Page 32677 Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/​fhm/​fmx_​main.html.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The specific flood hazard determinations are not described for each community in this notice. However, the online location and local community map repository address where the flood hazard determination information is available for inspection is provided.

Any request for reconsideration of flood hazard determinations must be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below.

The modifications are made pursuant to section 201 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.

The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

These flood hazard determinations, 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. The flood hazard determinations are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.

The affected communities are listed in the following table. Flood hazard determination information for each community is available for inspection at both the online location and the respective community map repository address listed in the table below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.

State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryOnline location of Letter of map revisionEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Arkansas: GarlandCity of Hot Springs (13-06-1387P)The Honorable Ruth Carney, Mayor, City of Hot Springs, 133 Convention Boulevard, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901City Hall Annex, 111 Opera Street, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71901http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmSeptember 23, 2013050084
New Jersey: MorrisTownship of Hanover (12-02-1077P)The Honorable Ronald F. Francioli, Mayor, Township of Hanover, 1000 Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981Hanover Township Engineering Department, 1000 Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 25, 2013340343
Oklahoma:
TulsaCity of Sand Springs (12-06-3836P)The Honorable Mike Burdge, Mayor, City of Sand Springs, P.O. Box 338, Sand Springs, OK 74063Public Works Building, 109 North Garfield Avenue, Sand Springs, OK 74063http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 19, 2013400211
TulsaUnincorporated areas of Tulsa County (12-06-3836P)The Honorable Karen Keith, Chairman, Tulsa County Board of Commissioners, 500 South Denver Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74103Tulsa County Annex Building, 633 West 3rd Street, Room 140, Tulsa, OK 74127http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 19, 2013400462
Texas:
BexarCity of San Antonio (12-06-2419P)The Honorable Julian Castro, Mayor, City of San Antonio, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78283Municipal Plaza, 114 Commerce Street, 7th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 22, 2013480045
BexarCity of San Antonio (12-06-4141P)The Honorable Julian Castro, Mayor, City of San Antonio, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78283Municipal Plaza, 114 Commerce Street, 7th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 29, 2013480045
BexarCity of Universal City (12-06-3821P)The Honorable John Williams, Mayor, City of Universal City, 2150 Universal City Boulevard, Universal City, TX 78148City Hall, 2150 Universal City Boulevard, Universal City, TX 78148http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 15, 2013480049
BexarUnincorporated areas of Bexar County (13-06-0666P)The Honorable Nelson W. Wolff, Bexar County Judge, 101 West Nueva Street, 10th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205Bexar County Public Works Department, 233 North Pecos-La Trinidad Street, Suite 420, San Antonio, TX 78207http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 17, 2013480035
CameronTown of South Padre Island (12-06-3922P)The Honorable Robert N. Pinkerton, Jr., Mayor, Town of South Padre Island, 4601 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 785974601 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX 78597http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 26, 2013480115
ParkerCity of Springtown (13-06-0392P)The Honorable Doug Hughes, Mayor, City of Springtown, 102 East 2nd Street, Springtown, TX 76082102 East 2nd Street, Springtown, TX 76082http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 25, 2013480521
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ParkerUnincorporated areas of Parker County (13-06-0392P)The Honorable Mark Riley, Parker County Judge, 1 Courthouse Square, Weatherford, TX 76086Parker County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square, Weatherford, TX 76086http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmJuly 25, 2013480520

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

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Roy E. Wright,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-12920 Filed 5-30-13; 8:45 am]

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