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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:

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 (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.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 Deputy Associate 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, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

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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
Butler County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1089
Barren River (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 0.6 mile upstream of the confluence with Little Muddy Creek+424Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
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Big Bull Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Johnson Cemetery Road+428Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Big Reedy Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 1,202 feet downstream of the confluence with Big Reedy Creek Tributary 4+433Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Deerlick Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Mud River to approximately 935 feet upstream of Penrod Road+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Deerlick Creek Tributary 6 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Deerlick Creek to approximately 765 feet upstream of the confluence with Deerlick Creek+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
East Prong Indian Camp Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Indian Camp Creek to approximately 1,179 feet downstream of the confluence with East Prong Indian Camp Creek+415Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Gary Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Little Reedy Creek to approximately 0.9 mile upstream of the confluence with Little Reedy Creek+429Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Grassy Lick Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Muddy Creek to approximately 1.1 mile downstream of Sandy Creek Road+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Green RiverAt the confluence with the Mud River+404City of Morgantown, City of Rochester, City of Woodbury, Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
At approximately 1.7 mile upstream of Reedyville Road+438
Hickory Camp Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Panther Creek to approximately 478 feet upstream of the confluence with Hickory Camp Creek Tributary 1+405Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Hickory Camp Creek Tributary 1 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Hickory Camp Creek to approximately 676 feet upstream of the confluence with Hickory Camp Creek+405Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Indian Camp Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 1.1 mile downstream of Dexterville-Gilstrap Road+415Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Lindsey Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with East Prong Indian Camp Creek to approximately 0.4 mile downstream of Brownsville Road+415Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Little Bull Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 0.6 mile upstream of the confluence with Tallow Branch+425Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Little Reedy Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 0.9 mile upstream of the confluence with Rosy Creek+429Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Meffords Branch (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Mud River to approximately 1,425 feet upstream of Perry Harper Road+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Meffords Branch Tributary 4 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Meffords Branch to approximately 0.6 mile upstream of the confluence with Meffords Branch+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Mud River (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 2.2 miles upstream of the confluence with Deerlick Creek+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County, City of Rochester.
Mud River Tributary 17 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 314 feet upstream of Rochester Road+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County, City of Rochester.
Mud River Tributary 17.2 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Mud River Tributary 17 to approximately 312 feet upstream of Rochester Road+404Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Muddy Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 877 feet upstream of the confluence with Muddy Creek Tributary 18+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Muddy Creek Tributary 18 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Muddy Creek to approximately 1,306 feet upstream of the confluence with Muddy Creek+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Muddy Creek Tributary 27 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Muddy Creek to approximately 1,421 feet downstream of Muddy Creek Tributary 27.2+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
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Muddy Creek Tributary 39.1 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Muddy Creek to approximately 669 feet downstream of Muddy Creek Tributary 39.1+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Panther Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 1,550 feet downstream of G. Southerland Road+405Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Pipe Spring Hollow (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to just downstream of William H. Natcher Parkway+408Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Pitman Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Welch Creek to approximately 554 feet upstream of the confluence with Pitman Creek Tributary 3+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Pitman Creek Tributary 3 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Pitman Creek to approximately 280 feet upstream of the confluence with Pitman Creek+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Renfrow Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to approximately 177 feet downstream of Bowling Green Road+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 6 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Renfrow Creek to approximately 1,236 feet downstream of Embry Way+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 7 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Renfrow Creek to just downstream of South Main Street+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 8 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Renfrow Creek to approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Renfrow Creek+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Renfrow Creek Tributary 9 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Renfrow Creek to just upstream of East Whalen Road+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Rosy Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Little Reedy Creek to approximately 0.7 mile upstream of the confluence with Little Reedy Creek+429Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Sandy Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Muddy Creek to approximately 494 feet downstream of Martin Road+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Sandy Creek Tributary 5 (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Sandy Creek to just upstream of Dunbar-Leetown Road+407Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Tallow Branch (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Little Bull Creek to approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Little Bull Creek+426Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Welch Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with the Green River to just downstream of Brownsville Road+419Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
West Prong Indian Camp Creek (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with Indian Camp Creek to approximately 3.7 miles upstream of the confluence with Indian Camp Creek+414Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
Wolfpen Hollow (Backwater effects from Green River)From the confluence with East Prong Indian Camp Creek to approximately 1,205 feet downstream of McKendree Chapel Road+415Unincorporated Areas of Butler County.
* 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 Woodbury
Maps are available for inspection at 1 Lock 4 Road, Woodbury, KY 42288.
City of Morgantown
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 117 North Main Street, Morgantown, KY 42261.
City of Rochester
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 672 Russellville Street, Rochester, KY 42273.
Unincorporated Areas of Butler County
Maps are available for inspection at the County Courthouse, 110 North Main Street, Morgantown, KY 42261
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Scott County, Kentucky, and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1089
Dry RunApproximately 0.5 mile upstream of the North Elkhorn Creek confluence+801City of Georgetown, Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
Approximately 1.2 miles upstream of Burton Pike+880
Dry Run Tributary 1 (backwater effects from Dry Run)From the Dry Run confluence to approximately 0.3 mile downstream of I-75+828Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
Hall Branch (backwater effects from Eagle Creek)From the Eagle Creek confluence to approximately 0.3 mile upstream of Hinton-Sadieville Road+780Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
Lane RunAt the North Elkhorn Creek confluence+811City of Georgetown, Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
Approximately 850 feet upstream of Delaplain Road+889
McCracken Creek (backwater effects from North Elkhorn Creek)From the North Elkhorn Creek confluence to approximately 269 feet downstream of the McCracken Creek Tributary 2 confluence+782City of Georgetown, Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
Royal Springs Creek (backwater effects from North Elkhorn Creek)From the North Elkhorn Creek confluence to approximately 0.4 mile upstream of Paddler Lane+798City of Georgetown, Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
South Elkhorn CreekJust downstream of South Weisenberger Mill Road+813Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
At the Town Branch confluence+816
Spoon Branch (backwater effects from Eagle Creek)From the Eagle Creek confluence to approximately 783 feet upstream of Sadieville Road+778City of Sadieville, Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
Town Branch (backwater effects from South Elkhorn Creek)From the South Elkhorn Creek confluence to approximately 0.4 mile upstream of the South Elkhorn Creek confluence+816Unincorporated Areas of Scott County.
* 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 Georgetown
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 Court Street, Georgetown, KY 40324.
City of Sadieville
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 605 Pike Street, Sadieville, KY 40370.
Unincorporated Areas of Scott County
Maps are available for inspection at 100 East Main Street, Georgetown, KY 40324.
Schenectady County, New York (All Jurisdictions)
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1184
Lisha KillApproximately 1,825 feet downstream of New York Route 7 (Troy-Schenectady Road)+238Town of Niskayuna.
At the Albany County boundary+269
Mohawk RiverAt Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge+225City of Schenectady, Town of Glenville, Town of Rotterdam, Village of Scotia.
Approximately 1.08 miles downstream of Lock 8+231
Normans KillApproximately 1.15 miles downstream of Giffords Church Road+276Town of Princetown.
Approximately 1.16 miles upstream of Giffords Church Road+292
Poentic KillAt the Mohawk River confluence+231City of Schenectady, Town of Rotterdam
Approximately 0.93 mile upstream of Campbell Road+306
Schoharie CreekApproximately 3.23 miles downstream of U.S. Route 20+541Town of Duanesburg
Approximately 3.13 miles upstream of U.S. Route 20+590
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
⁁ Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
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ADDRESSES
City of Schenectady
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 105 Jay Street, Schenectady, NY 12305.
Town of Duanesburg
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 5853 Western Turnpike, Duanesburg, NY 12056.
Town of Glenville
Maps are available for inspection at the Municipal Center, 18 Glenridge Road, Glenville, NY 12302.
Town of Niskayuna
Maps are available for inspection at the Town Hall, 1 Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309.
Town of Princetown
Maps are available for inspection at the Princetown Town Hall, 165 Princetown Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12306.
Town of Rotterdam
Maps are available for inspection at the John F. Kirvin Government Center, 1100 Sunrise Boulevard, Rotterdam, NY 12306.
Village of Scotia
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 4 North Ten Broeck Street, Scotia, NY 12302.

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

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Dated: July 26, 2013.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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