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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 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 Start Printed Page 16690repository 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.

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

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Dated: February 23, 2015.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryOnline location of letter of map revisionEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Delaware: New CastleUnincorporated areas of New Castle County (14-03-0976P)The Honorable Thomas P. Gordon, New Castle County Executive, 87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720New Castle County Government Center, 87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720.http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcJan. 30, 2015105085
Pennsylvania:
AlleghenyCity of Pittsburgh (14-03-1501P)The Honorable William Peduto, Mayor, City of Pittsburgh, 512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219Department of City Planning, 200 Ross Street, 4th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcJan. 29, 2015420063
BucksBorough of New Hope (14-03-1346P)Mr. John Burke, Manager, Borough of New Hope, 123 New Street, New Hope, PA 18938Borough Hall, 123 New Street, New Hope, PA 18938http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcMar. 17, 2015420195
Texas:
BexarCity of San Antonio (14-06-3621P)The Honorable Ivy R. Taylor, Mayor, City of San Antonio, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78283Department of Public Works, Storm Water Engineering, 1901 South Alamo Street, 2nd Floor, San Antonio, TX 78204http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 12, 2015480045
BexarUnincorporated areas of Bexar County, (14-06-3621P)The Honorable Nelson W. Wolff, Bexar County Judge, Paul Elizondo Tower, 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.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 12, 2015480035
DallasCity of Farmers Branch, (14-06-2597P)The Honorable Bob Phelps, Mayor, City of Farmers Branch, 13000 William Dodson Parkway, Farmers Branch, TX 75234City Hall, 13000 William Dodson Parkway, Farmers Branch, TX 75234http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 2, 2015480174
DallasTown of Highland Park, (14-06-0617P)The Honorable Joel T. Williams, III, Mayor, Town of Highland Park, 4700 Drexel Drive, Highland Park, Texas 75205Public Works Department, 4700 Drexel Drive, Highland Park, Texas 75205http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 13, 2015480178
EctorCity of Odessa, (14-06-2873P)The Honorable David Turner, Mayor, City of Odessa, P.O. Box 4398, Odessa, TX 79760City Hall, 411 West 8th Avenue, Odessa, TX 79760http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 10, 2015480206
EllisCity of Waxahachie, (13-06-4294P)The Honorable Kevin Strength, Mayor, City of Waxahachie, 401 South Rogers Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165401 South Rogers Street, Waxahachie, TX 75165http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcJan. 29, 2015480211
GraysonTown of Gunter, (14-06-0033P)The Honorable Don Anderson, Mayor, Town of Gunter, P.O. Box 349, Gunter, TX 75058Town Hall, 418 West Main Street, Gunter, TX 75058http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 3, 2015480832
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GraysonUnincorporated areas of Grayson County, (14-06-0033P)The Honorable Drue Bynum, Grayson County Judge, 100 West Houston Street, Sherman, TX 75090Grayson County Courthouse, 100 West Houston Street, Sherman, TX 75090http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcFeb. 3, 2015480829
LampasasUnincorporated areas of Lampasas County (14-06-1364P).The Honorable Wayne L. Boultinghouse, Lampasas County Judge, P.O. Box 231, Lampasas, TX 76550Lampasas County Courthouse, County Judge's Office, 501 East 4th Street, Lampasas, TX 76550http://www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcDec. 8, 2014480899
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[FR Doc. 2015-07147 Filed 3-27-15; 8:45 am]

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