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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

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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

  • Administrative practice and procedure
  • Flood insurance
  • Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
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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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Dated: August 20, 2015.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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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
Clay County, Missouri, and Incorporated Areas
Docket Nos.: FEMA-B-1192
Brushy CreekApproximately 400 feet upstream of the most downstream Clinton County boundary+987City of Lawson, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
At the most upstream Clinton County boundary+1045
Cates BranchAt the upstream side of Liberty Landing Road+756City of Liberty, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
At the downstream side of Harrison Street+851
Clear CreekAt the Fishing River confluence+775City of Kearney, City of Mosby, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Nation Road+823
Clear Creek Tributary 15Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of the Clear Creek confluence+780Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 1 mile upstream of the Clear Creek confluence+788
Clear Creek Tributary 15.1 (overflow effects from Clear Creek)Approximately 1,375 feet upstream of the Clear Creek confluence+780City of Kearney, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 377 feet upstream of 6th Street+786
Crockett CreekAt the Holmes Creek confluence+766City of Mosby, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 1,400 feet upstream of Longridge Road+790
Crockett Creek Tributary 3At the Crockett Creek confluence+771Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of the Crockett Creek confluence+791
Crockett Creek Tributary 4Approximately 1,400 feet upstream of Longridge Road+790Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 390 feet upstream of Stockdale road+814
Dry ForkAt the downstream side of South Thompson Avenue+773City of Excelsior Springs, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.6 mile downstream of Salem Road+905
East CreekApproximately 550 feet downstream of North Broadway Avenue+867City of Gladstone.
At the upstream side of Northeast 61st Street+904
East Fork Fishing RiverAt the Fishing River confluence+744City of Excelsior Springs, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 1,200 feet upstream of Isley Boulevard+786
East Fork Fishing River Tributary 2Approximately 154 feet downstream of Saint Louis Avenue+768City of Excelsior Springs.
Approximately 1,600 feet upstream of Saint Louis Avenue+768
East Fork Line Creek Tributary 1Approximately 1,120 feet upstream of Arrowhead Trafficway+909City of Gladstone.
Approximately 1,150 feet upstream of Arrowhead Trafficway+909
First CreekAt the Second Creek confluence+819City of Smithville, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
At the Platte County boundary+864
Fishing RiverAt the Ray County boundary+731City of Kearney, City of Mosby, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County, Village of Prathersville.
Approximately 0.5 mile downstream of North Home Avenue+860
Holmes CreekAt the Fishing River confluence+763City of Kearney, City of Mosby, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of North State Route 33+829
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Little Platte RiverApproximately 1.2 miles downstream of U.S. Route 169+810City of Smithville, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.5 mile downstream of State Route F+815
Little Shoal CreekAt the Shoal Creek confluence+744City of Glenaire, City of Liberty, City of Pleasant Valley, Village of Claycomo.
At the upstream side of North Church Road+800
Little Shoal Creek Tributary 5Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of the Little Shoal Creek confluence+764City of Liberty.
At the downstream side of South State Route 291+843
Little Shoal Creek Tributary 6At the downstream side of Smiley Street+765City of Glenaire, City of Liberty.
Approximately 600 feet downstream of Liberty Drive+830
Little Shoal Creek Tributary 7At the Little Shoal Creek confluence+764City of Glenaire, City of Liberty.
Approximately 300 feet upstream of Kings Highway+798
Mill CreekAt the upstream side of Randolph Road+789City of Gladstone, Village of Claycomo.
At the downstream side of Northeast 62nd Terrace+949
Missouri RiverAt the Ray County boundary+717City of Missouri City, City of North Kansas City, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County, Village of Randolph.
Approximately 300 feet upstream of I-29+748
Muddy ForkAt the Clear Creek confluence+788City of Holt, City of Kearney, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of County Road BB+863
Old Maids CreekApproximately 980 feet upstream of Arrowhead Trafficway+896City of Gladstone.
Approximately 990 feet upstream of Arrowhead Trafficway+896
Owens BranchAt the Little Platte River confluence+812City of Smithville, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 1,000 feet downstream of Northeast 188th Street+911
Polecat CreekAt the Wilkerson Creek confluence+884Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.95 mile upstream of Clementine Road+980
Randolph CreekAt the upstream side of the most downstream crossing of I-435+751City of Randolph.
At the downstream side of the most upstream crossing of I-435+779
Randolph Creek TributaryAt the Randolph Creek confluence+751City of Randolph.
Approximately 1,700 feet upstream of the Randolph Creek confluence+763
Rock CreekAt the upstream side of Armour Road+759City of Avondale, City of North Kansas City.
Approximately 150 feet upstream of Northeast Excelsior Street+780
Rock Creek GladstoneApproximately 150 feet upstream of North Jackson Drive+851City of Gladstone.
Approximately 250 feet upstream of Northeast 72nd Street+934
Rock Creek Tributary 11 (backwater effects from Rock Creek Tributary 11.2)From the Rock Creek Tributary 11.2 confluence to the downstream side of I-29+761City of North Kansas City.
Rock Creek Tributary 11.2At the upstream side of Armour Road+758City of North Kansas City.
Approximately 640 feet upstream of I-29+784
Rocky BranchAt the Wilkerson Creek confluence+848City of Smithville, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 250 feet downstream of Northeast 132nd Street+888
Rush CreekAt the Missouri River confluence+727City of Liberty, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
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At the Rush Creek Tributary 15 confluence+826
Second CreekAt the Little Platte River confluence+813City of Smithville, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
At the Platte County boundary+822
Shoal Creek Tributary 20At the Shoal Creek confluence+769City of Pleasant Valley.
Approximately 300 feet downstream of North Corrington Avenue+824
Shoal Creek Tributary 20.1At the Shoal Creek Tributary 20 confluence+773City of Pleasant Valley.
Approximately 1,400 feet upstream of Kaill Road+805
Town BranchAt the Shoal Creek confluence+734City of Liberty.
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of East Ruth Ewing Road+775
Wilkerson CreekApproximately 400 feet upstream of East County Road DD+817City of Smithville, Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of the Wilkerson Creek Tributary 5 confluence+936
Williams CreekAt the Fishing River confluence+758Unincorporated Areas of Clay County, Village of Pratherville.
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of County Road RA+851
Williams Creek Tributary 14At the Williams Creek confluence+817Unincorporated Areas of Clay County.
Approximately 150 feet upstream of Northeast 161st Street+834
* 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 Avondale
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 3007 Northeast Highway 10, Avondale, MO 64117.
City of Excelsior Springs
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 201 East Broadway Street, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024.
City of Gladstone
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 7010 North Holmes Street, Gladstone, MO 64118.
City of Glenaire
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 309 Smiley Road, Glenaire, MO 64068.
City of Holt
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 315 Main Street, Holt, MO 64048.
City of Kearney
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 East Washington Street, Kearney, MO 64060.
City of Lawson
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 103 South Pennsylvania Avenue, Lawson, MO 64062.
City of Liberty
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 101 East Kansas Street, Liberty, MO 64068.
City of Missouri City
Maps are available for inspection at the Clay County Planning and Zoning Department, 234 West Shrader Street, Suite C, Liberty, MO 64068.
City of Mosby
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 12312 4th Street, Mosby, MO 64024.
City of North Kansas City
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 2010 Howell Street, North Kansas City, MO 64116.
City of Pleasant Valley
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 6500 Royal Street, Pleasant Valley, MO 64068.
City of Randolph
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 7777 North East Birmingham Road, Randolph, MO 64161.
City of Smithville
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Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 107 West Main Street, Smithville, MO 64089.
Unincorporated Areas of Clay County
Maps are available for inspection at the Clay County Planning and Zoning Department, 234 West Shrader Street, Suite C, Liberty, MO 64068.
Village of Claycomo
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Municipal Office, 115 East Highway 69, Claycomo, MO 64119.
Village of Prathersville
Maps are available for inspection at the Clay County Planning and Zoning Department, 234 West Shrader Street, Suite C, Liberty, MO 64068.
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