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Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations

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Federal Emergency Management Agency; DHS.


Notice; correction.


On May 20, 2019, FEMA published in the Federal Register a proposed flood hazard determination notice that contained an erroneous table. This notice provides corrections to that table, to be used in lieu of the information published at 84 FR 22875-22876. The table provided here represents the proposed flood hazard determinations and communities affected for Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions).


Comments are to be submitted on or before September 9, 2019.


The Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for each community are 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 for comparison.

You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FEMA-B-1927, to Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-7659, or (email)

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Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-7659, or (email); or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at​fhm/​fmx_​main.html.

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FEMA proposes to make flood hazard determinations for each community listed in the table below, in accordance with Section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a).

These proposed 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 flood hazard determinations are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and are also used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after the FIRM and FIS report become effective.

Use of a Scientific Resolution Panel (SRP) is available to communities in support of the appeal resolution process. SRPs are independent panels of experts in hydrology, hydraulics, and other pertinent sciences established to review conflicting scientific and technical data and provide recommendations for resolution. Use of the SRP may only be exercised after FEMA and local communities have been engaged in a collaborative consultation process for at least 60 days without a mutually acceptable resolution of an appeal. Additional information regarding the SRP process can be found online at​pdfs/​srp_​fact_​sheet.pdf.

The communities affected by the flood hazard determinations are provided in the table below. Any request for reconsideration of the revised flood hazard determinations shown on the Preliminary FIRM and FIS report that satisfies the data requirements outlined in 44 CFR 67.6(b) is considered an appeal. Comments unrelated to the flood hazard determinations will also be considered before the FIRM and FIS report are made final.


In the proposed flood hazard determination notice published at 84 FR 22875-22876 in the May 20, 2019, issue of the Federal Register, FEMA published a table titled Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions). This table contained inaccurate information as to as to the communities affected by the proposed flood hazard determinations, featured in the table.

In this document, FEMA is publishing a table containing the accurate information. The information provided below should be used in lieu of that previously published.

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

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Michael M. Grimm,

Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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CommunityCommunity map repository address
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions)
Project: 11-03-2055S Preliminary Date: August 24, 2018 and December 17, 2018
Borough of AshlandBorough Hall, 401 South 18th Street, Ashland, PA 17921.
Borough of AuburnBorough Hall, 451 Pearson Street, Auburn, PA 17922.
Borough of CoaldaleBorough Office, 221 3rd Street, Coaldale, PA 18218.
Borough of CressonaMunicipal Building, 68 South Sillyman Street, Cressona, PA 17929.
Borough of Deer LakeDeer Lake Municipal Building, 238 Lakefront Drive, Orwigsburg, PA 17961.
Borough of FrackvilleBorough Hall, 42 South Center Street, Frackville, PA 17931.
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Borough of GilbertonGilberton Borough Hall, 2710 Main Street, Mahanoy Plane, PA 17949.
Borough of GirardvilleBorough Hall, 201 North 4th Street, Girardville, PA 17935.
Borough of GordonMunicipal Building, 324 East Plane and Otto Streets, Gordon, PA 17936.
Borough of LandingvilleBorough Hall, 8 Park Street, Landingville, PA 17972.
Borough of Mahanoy CityMunicipal Building, 239 East Pine Street, Mahanoy City, PA 17948.
Borough of McAdooBorough Hall, 23 North Hancock Street, McAdoo, PA 18237.
Borough of MechanicsvilleMechanicsville Borough Hall, 918 1st Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Borough of MiddleportBorough Hall, 27 Washington Street, Middleport, PA 17953.
Borough of MinersvilleBorough Hall, 2 East Sunbury Street, Minersville, PA 17954.
Borough of Mount CarbonBorough Hall, 1105 South Center Street, Mount Carbon, PA 17901.
Borough of New PhiladelphiaBorough Hall, 15 Macomb Street, New Philadelphia, PA 17959.
Borough of New RinggoldBorough Building, 302 East Railroad Avenue, New Ringgold, PA 17960.
Borough of OrwigsburgBorough Hall, 209 North Warren Street, Orwigsburg, PA 17961.
Borough of Palo AltoPalo Alto Borough Hall, 142 East Bacon Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Borough of Pine GroveBorough Hall, 1 Snyder Avenue, Pine Grove, PA 17963.
Borough of Port CarbonBorough Hall, 301 1st Street, Port Carbon, PA 17965.
Borough of Port ClintonPort Clinton Map Repository, 44 Motel Drive, Shartlesville, PA 19554.
Borough of RingtownBorough Hall, 31 South Center Street, Ringtown, PA 17967.
Borough of Schuylkill HavenBorough Hall, 333 Center Avenue, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.
Borough of ShenandoahMunicipal Building, 15 West Washington Street, Shenandoah, PA 17976.
Borough of St. ClairBorough Hall, 16 South 3rd Street, St. Clair, PA 17970.
Borough of TamaquaMunicipal Building, 320 East Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252.
Borough of Tower CityBorough Building, 219 East Colliery Avenue, Tower City, PA 17980.
Borough of TremontMunicipal Building, 139 Clay Street, Suite 1, Tremont, PA 17981.
City of PottsvilleCity Hall, 401 North Centre Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Township of BarryBarry Community Center, 868 Deep Creek Road, Ashland, PA 17921.
Township of BranchBranch Township Building, 46 Phoenix Park Road, Llewellyn, PA 17944.
Township of BlytheTownship of Blythe, Lehigh Engineering, 200 Mahantongo Street, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Township of ButlerButler Township Building, 211 Broad Street, Ashland, PA 17921.
Township of CassCass Municipal Building, 1209 Valley Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Township of DelanoMunicipal Building, 1 Hazle Street, Delano, PA 18220.
Township of East BrunswickEast Brunswick Township Building, 35 West Catawissa Street, New Ringgold, PA 17960.
Township of East NorwegianEast Norwegian Township Building, 593 Port Carbon Saint Clair Highway, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Township of East UnionEast Union Municipal Building, 10 East Elm Street, Sheppton, PA 18248.
Township of EldredEldred Township Building, 154 Ridge Road, Pitman, PA 17964.
Township of FosterFoster Township Building, 1540 Sunbury Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Township of FraileyFrailey Township Building, 23 Maryland Street, Donaldson, PA 17981.
Township of HeginsHegins Municipal Building, 421 Gap Street, Valley View, PA 17983.
Township of HubleyHubley Township Building, 2208 East Main Street, Sacramento, PA 17968.
Township of KlineKline Township Building, 30 5th Street, Kelayres, PA 18231.
Township of MahanoyMahanoy Township Building, 1010 West Centre Street, Mahanoy City, PA 17948.
Township of New CastleNew Castle Township Building, 248-250 Broad Street, St. Clair, PA 17970.
Township of North ManheimNorth Manheim Township Building, 303 Manheim Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Township of North UnionNorth Union Township Building, 185 Mahanoy Street, Nuremburg, PA 18241.
Township of NorwegianNorwegian Township Building, 506 Maple Avenue, Mar Lin, PA 17951.
Township of Pine GroveTownship Building, 175 Oak Grove Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963.
Township of PorterPorter Township Building, 309 West Wiconisco Street, Muir, PA 17957.
Township of ReillyReilly Township, Newtown Fire Company, 36 Wood Street, Tremont, PA 17981.
Township of RushRush Township Building, 104 Mahanoy Avenue, Tamaqua, PA 18252.
Township of RyanRyan Township Building, 36 North 5th Avenue, Barnesville, PA 18214.
Township of SchuylkillSchuylkill Township Building, 75 Walnut Street, Mary-D, PA 17952.
Township of South ManheimSouth Manheim Township Building, 3089 Fair Road, Auburn, PA 17922.
Township of TremontTremont Township Building, 166 Molleystown Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963.
Township of UnionUnion Township Building, 155 Zion Grove Road, Ringtown, PA 17967.
Township of Upper MahantongoUpper Mahantongo Township Building, 6 Municipal Road, Klingerstown, PA 17941.
Township of WalkerWalker Township Building, 9 Township Road, Tamaqua, PA 18252.
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Township of WashingtonWashington Township Building, 225 Frantz Road, Pine Grove, PA 17963.
Township of WayneWayne Township Building, 10 Municipal Road, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.
Township of West BrunswickWest Brunswick Township Building, 95 Municipal Road, Orwigsburg, PA 17961.
Township of West MahanoyWest Mahanoy Township Building, 190 Pennsylvania Avenue, Shenandoah, PA 17976.
Township of West PennWest Penn Township Building, 27 Municipal Road, New Ringgold, PA 17960.
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[FR Doc. 2019-12303 Filed 6-10-19; 8:45 am]