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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) 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 Start Printed Page 50683Protection 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.
California:
OrangeCity of Seal Beach (14-09-2974P)The Honorable Gordon A. Shanks, Mayor, City of Seal Beach, 211 8th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740211 8th Street, Seal Beach, CA 90740http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 28, 2014060233
OrangeUnincorporated Areas of Orange County (14-09-2974)Mr. Michael B. Giancola, Executive Officer, Orange County, 333 West Santa Ana Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA 92701300 North Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA 92703http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 28, 2014060212
Connecticut: LitchfieldTown of New Milford (14-01-0106P)The Honorable Patricia A. Murphy, Mayor, Town of New Milford, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776Town Hall, 10 Main Street, New Milford, CT 06776http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 24, 2014090049
Indiana:
AdamsTown of Geneva (13-05-6773P)The Honorable Richard Clutters, Town Council President, Town of Geneva, 411 East Line Street, Geneva, IN 46740411 East Line Street, Geneva, IN 46740http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 20, 2014180002
AdamsUnincorporated Areas of Adams County (13-05-6773P)The Honorable Doug Bauman, Commissioner, Adams County, 2510 West State Road 116, Geneva, IN 46740112 South Second Street, Decatur, IN 46733http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 20, 2014180424
BooneTown of Zionsville (14-05-3105P)The Honorable Jeff Papa, Town Council President, Town of Zionsville, 1100 West Oak Street, Zionsville, IN 46077Town Hall, 1100 West Oak Street, Zionsville, IN 46077http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcDecember 4, 2014180016
Minnesota: PolkCity of Crookston (13-05-7394P)The Honorable David W. Genereux, Mayor, City of Crookston, 124 North Broadway, Crookston, MN 56716City Hall, 124 North Broadway, Crookston, MN 56716http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 14, 2014270364
Wisconsin:
KenoshaCity of Kenosha (14-05-2047P)The Honorable Keith G. Bosman, Mayor, City of Kenosha, 625 52nd Street, Room 300, Kenosha, WI 53140625 52nd Street, Room 308, Kenosha, WI 53140http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 4, 2014550209
OzaukeeCity of Mequon (14-05-4216P)The Honorable Dan Abendroth, Mayor, City of Mequon, 11333 North Cedarburg Road, Mequon, WI 5309211333 North Cedarburg Road, Mequon, WI 53092http://www.msc.fema .gov/lomcNovember 28, 2014555564

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

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Dated: August 4, 2014.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-20147 Filed 8-22-14; 8:45 am]

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