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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Final notice.


New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance Start Printed Page 38551premium rates for new buildings and their contents.


The effective date for each LOMR is indicated in the table below.


Each LOMR is available for inspection at both the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the table below and online through the FEMA Map Service Center at

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

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final flood hazard determinations as shown in the LOMRs for each community listed in the table below. Notice of these modified flood hazard determinations has 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.

The modified flood hazard determinations 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 new or modified flood hazard determinations 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 remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

These new or modified 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.

These new or modified flood hazard determinations 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, and for the contents in those buildings. The changes in flood hazard determinations are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the final flood hazard information available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at

State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Louisiana: Livingston (FEMA Docket No.: B-1402)Unincorporated areas of Livingston Parish (13-06-4605P)The Honorable Layton Ricks, Livingston Parish President, 20399 Government Road, Livingston, LA 70754Livingston Parish Building and Permits Department, 20399 Government Road, Livingston, LA 70754April 11, 2014220113
Pennsylvania: Crawford (FEMA Docket No.: B-1406)Borough of Saegertown (13-03-2659P)The Honorable Dave Myers, Mayor, Borough of Saegertown, 603 Erie Street, Saegertown, PA 16433Borough Hall, 603 Erie Street, Saegertown, PA 16433April 23, 2014420352
Texas: Coleman (FEMA Docket No.: B-1402)City of Coleman (13-06-1326P)The Honorable Kay Joffrion, Mayor, City of Coleman, P.O. Box 592, Coleman, TX 76834200 West Liveoak Street, Coleman, TX 76834April 17, 2014480129
West Virginia:
Fayette (FEMA Docket No.: B-1402)City of Montgomery (13-03-2527P)The Honorable James F. Higgins, Jr., Mayor, City of Montgomery, 706 3rd Avenue, Montgomery, WV 25136City Hall, 706 3rd Avenue, Montgomery, WV 25136April 11, 2014540029
Fayette (FEMA Docket No.: B-1402)Town of Gauley Bridge (13-03-2527P)The Honorable John S. Kauff, Mayor, Town of Gauley Bridge, P.O. Box 490, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085Town Hall, 278 Railroad Street, Gauley Bridge, WV 25085April 11, 2014540294
Fayette (FEMA Docket No.: B-1402)Town of Smithers (13-03-2527P)The Honorable Thomas Skaggs, Mayor, Town of Smithers, P.O. Box 489, Smithers, WV 25186Town Hall, 175 Michigan Avenue, Smithers, WV 25186April 11, 2014540033
Fayette (FEMA Docket No.: B-1402)Unincorporated areas of Fayette County (13-03-2527P)The Honorable Denise A. Scalph, President, Fayette County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 307, Fayetteville, WV 25840Fayette County Safety Department, 100 Court Street, Fayetteville, WV 25840April 11, 2014540026

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

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Dated: June 17, 2014.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-15788 Filed 7-7-14; 8:45 am]