Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations, 35934-35937 [E7-12693]

Download as PDF 35934 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Rules and Regulations State and county Location and case No. Date and name of newspaper where notice was published Chief executive officer of community Effective date of modification Hays (FEMA Docket No.: B–7716). Unincorporated areas of Hays County (06–06– B107P). City of Granbury (06–06–BG36P). January 17, 2007; January 24, 2007; The Free Press. The Honorable Jim Powers, Hays County Judge, 111 East San Antonio Street, Suite 300, San Marcos, TX 78666. January 22, 2007 ........... 480321 February 14, 2007; February 21, 2007; Hood County News. October 26, 2006; November 2, 2006; North West Tarrant County Times-Record. The Honorable David Southern, Mayor, City of Granbury, 116 West Bridge Street, Granbury, TX 76048. The Honorable Michael J. Moncrief, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The Honorable Gary Brinkley, Mayor, City of Saginaw, 333 West McLeroy Boulevard, Saginaw, TX 76179. The Honorable Michael J. Moncrief, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 761028. January 23, 2007 ........... 480357 February 1, 2007 ............ 480596 February 1, 2007 ............ 480610 May 24, 2007 ................. 480596 Hood (FEMA Docket No.: B–7716). Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B–7716). Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B–7716). Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B–7717). City of Fort Worth (06–06–BG38P). City of Saginaw (06– 06–BG38P). City of Fort Worth (07–06–0091P). October 26, 2006; November 2, 2006; North West Tarrant County Times-Record. February 15, 2007; February 22, 2007; Fort Worth StarTelegram. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: June 18, 2007. David I. Maurstad, Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–12690 Filed 6–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 65 [Docket No. FEMA–B–7719] Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Interim rule. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with RULES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents. DATES: These modified BFEs are currently in effect on the dates listed in the table below and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) in effect prior to this determination for the listed communities. From the date of the second publication of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in which to request through the community that the Mitigation Assistant Administrator of FEMA reconsider the changes. The VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:44 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 modified BFEs may be changed during the 90-day period. ADDRESSES: The modified 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The modified BFEs are not listed for each community in this interim rule. However, the address of the Chief Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE determinations are available for inspection is provided. Any request for reconsideration must be based on knowledge of changed conditions or new scientific or technical data. 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. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals. The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These modified BFEs, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Community No. 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 the other Federal, State, or regional entities. The changes BFEs are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4. National Environmental Policy Act. This interim 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 interim 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 interim rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132, Federalism. Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This interim rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988. List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65 Flood insurance, Floodplains, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. I Accordingly, 44 CFR part 65 is amended to read as follows: PART 65—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 65 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, E:\FR\FM\02JYR1.SGM 02JYR1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Rules and Regulations 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376. State and county Arizona: Cochise ............ Coconino .......... Arkansas: Baxter ............... Craighead ......... California: Placer ............... Placer ............... Sacramento ...... Colorado: Adams .............. § 65.4 [Amended] 2. The tables published under the authority of § 65.4 are amended as follows: I Location and case No. Date and name of newspaper where notice was published Chief executive officer of community Effective date of modification City of Sierra Vista (06–09–BA33P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; Sierra Vista Herald. March 30, 2007 .............. 040017 City of Williams (07– 09–0666P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; Arizona Daily Sun. The Honorable Bob Strain, Mayor, City of Sierra Vista City Hall, 1011 North Coronado Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635. The Honorable Kenneth Edes, Mayor, City of Williams, 113 South First Street, Williams, AZ 86046. March 29, 2007 .............. 040027 City of Mountain Home (07–06– 0816P). City of Jonesboro (07–06–0264P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Baxter Bulletin. July 26, 2007 .................. 050531 April 27, 2007; May 4, 2007; Jonesboro Sun. The Honorable David Osmon, Mayor, City of Mountain Home, 720 South Hickory Street, Mountain Home, AR 72653. The Honorable Doug Formon, Mayor, City of Jonesboro, 515 West Washington, Jonesboro, AR 72401. April 30, 2007 ................. 050048 City of Roseville 06– 09–BA39P). April 11, 2007; April 18, 2007; Roseville Press-Tribune. July 18, 2007 .................. 060243 Unincorporated areas of Placer County (06–09– BA39P). Unincorporated areas of Sacramento County (07–09–0205P). April 11, 2007; April 18, 2007; Roseville Press-Tribune. July 18, 2007 .................. 060239 July 26, 2007 .................. 060262 July 27, 2007 .................. 080002 July 27, 2007 .................. 080001 July 13, 2007 .................. 085074 July 13, 2007 .................. 080017 April 4, 2007 ................... 080060 May 23, 2007 ................. 080060 May 23, 2007 ................. 080059 June 27, 2007 ................ 130312 July 26, 2007 .................. 130322 July 26, 2007 .................. 180004 July 19, 2007 .................. 170123 March 30, 2007 .............. 170211 July 26, 2007 .................. 170086 July 26, 2007 .................. 170732 April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Daily Recorder. City of Aurora (07– 08–0252P). April 20, 2007; April 27, 2007; Eastern Colorado News. Unincorporated areas of Adams County (07–08– 0252P). City of Englewood (06–08–B392P). April 20, 2007; April 27, 2007; Eastern Colorado News. April 6, 2007; April 13, 2007; The Englewood Herald. Araphaoe .......... City of Littleton (06– 08–B392P). April 6, 2007; April 13, 2007; The Englewood Herald. El Paso ............. City of Colorado Springs (06–08– A647P). City of Colorado Springs (05–08– 0368P). Unincorporated areas of El Paso County (05–08– 0368P). December 27, 2006; January 3, 2007 El Paso County Advertiser and News. February 14, 2007; February 21, 2007; El Paso County Advertiser and News. February 14, 2007; February 21, 2007; El Paso County Advertiser and News. Unincorporated areas of Forsyth County (06–04– C359P). Unincorporated areas of Gwinnett County (06–04– B747P). City of New Haven (07–05–1901P). March 21, 2007; March 28, 2007; Forsyth County News. April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; Journal Gazette. Village of Matteson (06–05–B267P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; Daily Herald. Du Page ........... Village of Lisle (07– 05–1672P). April 27, 2007; May 4, 2007; Lisle Sun. McHenry ........... Village of Hebron (07–05–0618P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Northwest Herald. McHenry ........... Unincorporated areas of McHenry County (07–05– 0618P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Northwest Herald.. Adams .............. Arapahoe .......... El Paso ............. El Paso ............. Georgia: Forsyth ............. Gwinnett ........... Indiana: Allen ........... pwalker on PROD1PC71 with RULES Illinois: Cook ................. April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; Gwinnett Daily Post. The Honorable Jim Gray, Mayor, City of Roseville, 311 Vernon Street, Suite 208, Roseville, CA 95678. The Honorable Bruce Kranz, Chairman, Placer County, Board of Supervisors, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603. The Honorable Don Nottoli, Chairman, Board of Supervisors Sacramento County, 700 H Street, Suite 2450, Sacramento, CA 95814. The Honorable Ed Tauer, Mayor, City of Aurora, 15151 East Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO 80012. The Honorable Alice J. Nichol, Chairman, Adams County Board of Commissioners, 450 South Fourth Avenue, Brighton, CO 80601. The Honorable Olga Wolosyn, Mayor, City of Englewood, 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood, CO 80110–2373. The Honorable Jim Taylor, Mayor, City of Littleton, 2255 West Barry Avenue, Littleton, CO 80165. The Honorable Lionel Rivera Mayor, City of Colorado Springs, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO 80901. The Honorable Lionel Rivera Mayor, City of Colorado Springs, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO 80901. The Honorable Sallie Clark Chair, El Paso County Board of Commissioners, 27 East Vermijo Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. The Honorable Jack Conway, Chairman, Forsyth County Board of Commissioners, 110 East Main Street, Cumming, GA 30040. The Honorable Charles Bannister, Chairman, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. The Honorable Terry E. McDonald, Mayor, City of New Haven, 815 Lincoln Highway East, New Haven, IN 46774. The Honorable Mark W. Stricker, Village President, Village of Matteson, 4900 Village Commons, Matteson, IL 60443. The Honorable Joseph Broda Mayor, Village of Lisle, 925 Burlington Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532. The Honorable Frank Beatty President, Village of Hebron, P.O. Box 372 Hebron, IL 60034. The Honorable Kenneth D. Koehler, County Board Chairman, McHenry County, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098. Kansas: VerDate Aug<31>2005 35935 19:58 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\02JYR1.SGM 02JYR1 Community No. 35936 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Rules and Regulations Location and case No. Date and name of newspaper where notice was published Chief executive officer of community Effective date of modification Sedgwick .......... City of Wichita (07– 07–0461P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Wichita Eagle. March 30, 2007 .............. 200328 Sedgwick .......... Unincorporated areas of Sedgwick County (07–07– 0461P). Unincorporated areas of Livingston Parish (06–06– BJ93P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Wichita Eagle. The Honorable Carlos Mayans, Mayor, City of Wichita, City Hall, First Floor, 455 North Main, Wichita, KS 67202. The Honorable Dave Unruh, Chairman, Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners, 525 North Main, Suite 320, Wichita, KS 67203. The Honorable Mike Grimmer, President, Livingston Parish, P.O. Box 427, Livingston, LA 70754. March 30, 2007 .............. 200321 July 12, 2007 .................. 220113 The Honorable Samuel W. Alexander Chair, Board of Selectmen, Town of Harpswell, P.O. Box 39, Harpswell, ME 04079. The Honorable Robert H. Nichols, Chairman, Board of Selectmen, Town of Rockport, P.O. Box 10, Rockport, ME 04856. The Honorable Anthony Antonellis, Chairman, Board of Selectmen, Town of Westwood, 580 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090. The Honorable Louise E. Schilling, Mayor, City of Troy, 500 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084. The Honorable Linda Loomis, Mayor, City of Golden Valley, 6677 Olson Memorial Highway, Golden Valley, MN 55427. The Honorable David Hobelman, Chairman, Village of Firth Board, P.O. Box 38, Firth, NE 68358. The Honorable Michael R. Brown, Mayor, City of Grand Forks, P.O. Box 5200, Grand Forks, ND 58206. April 2, 2007 ................... 230169 April 2, 2007 ................... 230077 March 30, 2007 .............. 255225 April 19, 2007 ................. 260180 July 25, 2007 .................. 270162 August 2, 2007 ............... 310135 August 2, 2007 ............... 85365 The Honorable Michael B. Coleman Mayor, City of Columbus, City Hall, 2nd Floor, 90 West Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Mr. Don L. Brown, Franklin County Administrator, 373 South High Street, 26th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215–6314. March 26, 2007 .............. 390170 March 26, 2007 .............. 390167 State and county Louisiana: Livingston Maine: Cumberland ...... April 5, 2007; April 12, 2007; The Livingston Parish News. Community No. Town of Harpswell (07–01–0567P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; Portland Press Herald. Town of Rockport (07–01–0131P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Courier Gazette. Massachusetts: Norfolk. Town of Westwood (07–01–0169P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; Westwood Press. Michigan: Oakland ... City of Troy (06–05– BZ47P). April 13, 2007; April 20, 2007; Oakland County Legal News. Minnesota: Hennepin City of Golden Valley (06–05–BK37P). April 18, 2007; April 25, 2007; Star Tribune. Nebraska: Lancaster Village of Firth (06– 07–B874P). March 26, 2007; April 3, 2007; Lincoln Journal Star. North Dakota: Grand Forks. City of Grand Forks (07–08–0331P). April 26, 2007; May 3, 2007; Grand Forks Herald. City of Columbus (06–05–B004P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; The Columbus Dispatch. Unincorporated areas of Franklin County (06–05– B004P). Unincorporated areas of Warren County (07–05– 0021P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; The Columbus Dispatch. April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; The Pulse-Journal. The Honorable C. Michael Kilburn, President, Warren County, Board of Commissioners, 406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036. July 19, 2007 .................. 390757 City of Midwest City (06–06–BI13P). April 18, 2007; April 25, 2007; The Sun. April 30, 2007 ................. 400405 Pottawatomie .... Citizen Potawatomi Nation (06–06– B458P). April 26, 2007; May 3, 2007; The Shawnee News-Star. April 6, 2007 ................... 400553 Pottawatomie .... City of Shawnee (06–06–B458P). April 26, 2007; May 3, 2007; The Shawnee News-Star. April 6, 2007 ................... 400178 Pottawatomie .... Unincorporated areas of Pottawatomie County (06–06B458P). City of Broken Arrow (05–06–0076P). April 26, 2007; May 3, 2007; The Shawnee News-Star. The Honorable Russell Smith Mayor, City of Midwest City, 100 North Midwest Boulevard, Midwest City, OK 73110. The Honorable John A. Barrett Chairman, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, 1601 South Gordon Cooper Drive, Shawnee, OK 74801. The Honorable Pierre Taron, Mayor, City of Shawnee, P.O. Box 1448, Shawnee, OK 74802. Mr. Bob Guinn, Pottawatomie County Commissioner, 14101 Acme Road, County Courthouse, Shawnee, OK 74804. April 6, 2007 ................... 400496 April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; Tulsa World. The Honorable Richard Carter, Mayor, City of Broken Arrow, 220 South First Street, Broken Arrow, OK 74012. July 26, 2007 .................. 400236 Borough of South Coatesville (07– 03–0540P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Daily Local. March 30, 2007 .............. 420288 Township of East Norriton (07–03– 0101P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; The Times Herald. March 23, 2007 .............. 420950 Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (06– 02–B737P). April 5, 2007; April 12, 2007; The San Juan Star. The Honorable Gregory V. Hines, Council President, Borough of South Coatesville, 136 Modena Road, South Coatesville, PA 19320. The Honorable Donald J. Gracia, Chairman, Board of Supervisors, East Norriton Township, 2501 Stanbridge Street, East Norriton, PA 19401. The Honorable Anibal Acevedo-Vila, Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, P.O. Box 82, La Fortaleza, San Juan, PR 00901. July 12, 2007 .................. 720000 Knox ................. Ohio: Franklin ............. Franklin ............. Warren .............. Oklahoma: Oklahoma ......... Tulsa ................. Pennsylvania: Chester ............. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with RULES Montgomery ..... Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico. South Carolina: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:58 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\02JYR1.SGM 02JYR1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Rules and Regulations Location and case No. State and county Date and name of newspaper where notice was published Chief executive officer of community Effective date of modification The Honorable Rodney Cannon, Mayor, City of Hardeeville, 205 East Main Street, Hardeeville, SC 29927. The Honorable Joseph McEachern, Chairman, Richland County Council, Richland County Administration Building, 2020 Hampton Street, Second Floor, Columbia, SC 29202. July 26, 2007 .................. 450113 April 12, 2007 ................. 450170 The Honorable Tommy Bragg, Mayor, City of Murfreesboro, 111 West Vine Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. The Honorable Ernest Burgess, Mayor, Rutherford County, County Courthouse, Room 101, Murfreesboro, TN 37130. July 26, 2007 .................. 470168 July 26, 2007 .................. 470165 The Honorable Pat Evans, Mayor, City of Plano, 1520 Avenue K, Plano, TX 75074. The Honorable Mike J. Moncrief, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The Honorable B. Robert Raines, Mayor, City of Norton, Municipal Building, P. O. Box 618, Norton, VA 24273. July 19, 2007 .................. 480140 July 19, 2007 .................. 480596 July 19, 2007 .................. 510108 Jasper ............... City of Hardeeville (06–04–C661P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; The Beaufort Gazette. Richland ........... Unincorporated areas of Richland County (07–04– 1972P). April 27, 2007; May 4, 2007; The Columbia Star. City of Murfreesboro (07–04–2511P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; Daily News Journal. Unincorporated areas of Rutherford County (07– 04–2511P). April 19, 2007; April 26, 2007; Daily News Journal. City of Plano (07– 06–0426P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; Plano Star Courier. Tarrant .............. City of Fort Worth (07–06–0368P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Virginia: Independent City. City of Norton (06– 03–B601P). April 12, 2007; April 19, 2007; The Coalfield Progress. Tennessee: Rutherford ........ Rutherford ........ Texas: Collin ................ Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’ Dated: June 18, 2007. David I. Maurstad, Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E7–12693 Filed 6–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 65 Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Final rule; removal. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) removes the final flood elevation determination published at 72 FR 27746 on May 17, 2007 for the Unincorporated areas of Frederick County, Maryland, Case No. 06–03–B384P, Community Number 240027. Effective Date: This rule is effective July 2, 2007. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with RULES DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:58 Jun 29, 2007 35937 Jkt 211001 On June 7, 2007, FEMA published at 72 FR 31460 a removal of the interim change in flood elevation determination for the Unincorporated areas of Frederick County, Maryland, Case No. 06–03– B384P, Community Number 240027, published at 72 FR 271 on January 4, 2007. Inadvertently, the change in flood elevation for the Unincorporated areas of Frederick County, Maryland, Case No. 06–03–B384P, Community Number 240027, was published as a final rule in 72 FR 27746 on May 17, 2007. As previously stated in 72 FR 31460, during the 90-day appeal period, FEMA received an appeal submitted by a property owner located within the revised area. After further investigation, it was found that the aforementioned flooding sources had been revised for the countywide map revision for Frederick County, Maryland, currently scheduled to go into effect in September 2007. When comparing the Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) modeling to the countywide restudy, it was determined that the modeling for the countrywide restudy more accurately represented existing conditions. Therefore, the LOMR was rescinded to eliminate the potential of incorrect flood insurance determinations along the revised flooding sources. Accordingly, the final flood elevation determination inadvertently published at 72 FR 27746 on May 17, 2007 for the Unincorporated areas of Frederick County, Maryland, Case No. 06–03– B384P, Community No. 240027, is hereby removed. This matter is not a rulemaking governed by the Administrative SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Community No. Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. 553. FEMA voluntarily publishes flood elevation determinations for notice and comment; however, they are governed by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and do not fall under the APA. If APA applicability is contested, however, FEMA asserts, for the reasons stated above, that it has good cause to issue this removal immediately, and without prior notice and opportunity to comment, because delaying implementation of this action to await public notice and comment is unnecessary, impracticable, and contrary to the public interest. National Environmental Policy Act. This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has 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 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 rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132. Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988. E:\FR\FM\02JYR1.SGM 02JYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 65

[Docket No. FEMA-B-7719]


Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Interim rule.

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SUMMARY: This interim rule lists communities where modification of the 
Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because 
of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates 
will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their 
contents.

DATES: These modified BFEs are currently in effect on the dates listed 
in the table below and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) in 
effect prior to this determination for the listed communities.
    From the date of the second publication of these changes in a 
newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in 
which to request through the community that the Mitigation Assistant 
Administrator of FEMA reconsider the changes. The modified BFEs may be 
changed during the 90-day period.

ADDRESSES: The modified 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering 
Management Section, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-
3151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The modified BFEs are not listed for each 
community in this interim rule. However, the address of the Chief 
Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE 
determinations are available for inspection is provided.
    Any request for reconsideration must be based on knowledge of 
changed conditions or new scientific or technical data.
    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.
    For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is 
shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
    The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management 
measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show 
evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain 
qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program 
(NFIP).
    These modified BFEs, 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 the 
other Federal, State, or regional entities. The changes BFEs are in 
accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This interim 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 interim 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 interim rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132, 
Federalism.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This interim rule 
meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65

    Flood insurance, Floodplains, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements.

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Accordingly, 44 CFR part 65 is amended to read as follows:

PART 65--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 65 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, 3 CFR,

[[Page 35935]]

1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 
376.


Sec.  65.4  [Amended]

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  65.4 are amended 
as follows:

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                                                             Date and name of
         State and county           Location and case No.     newspaper where     Chief executive officer    Effective date of modification   Community
                                                           notice was published         of community                                             No.
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Arizona:
    Cochise.......................  City of Sierra Vista   April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Bob Strain,  March 30, 2007.................       040017
                                     (06-09-BA33P).         April 19, 2007;       Mayor, City of Sierra
                                                            Sierra Vista Herald.  Vista City Hall, 1011
                                                                                  North Coronado Drive,
                                                                                  Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.
    Coconino......................  City of Williams (07-  April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Kenneth      March 29, 2007.................       040027
                                     09-0666P).             April 19, 2007;       Edes, Mayor, City of
                                                            Arizona Daily Sun.    Williams, 113 South
                                                                                  First Street, Williams,
                                                                                  AZ 86046.
Arkansas:
    Baxter........................  City of Mountain Home  April 19, 2007;       The Honorable David        July 26, 2007..................       050531
                                     (07-06-0816P).         April 26, 2007; The   Osmon, Mayor, City of
                                                            Baxter Bulletin.      Mountain Home, 720 South
                                                                                  Hickory Street, Mountain
                                                                                  Home, AR 72653.
    Craighead.....................  City of Jonesboro (07- April 27, 2007; May   The Honorable Doug         April 30, 2007.................       050048
                                     06-0264P).             4, 2007; Jonesboro    Formon, Mayor, City of
                                                            Sun.                  Jonesboro, 515 West
                                                                                  Washington, Jonesboro,
                                                                                  AR 72401.
California:
    Placer........................  City of Roseville 06-  April 11, 2007;       The Honorable Jim Gray,    July 18, 2007..................       060243
                                     09-BA39P).             April 18, 2007;       Mayor, City of
                                                            Roseville Press-      Roseville, 311 Vernon
                                                            Tribune.              Street, Suite 208,
                                                                                  Roseville, CA 95678.
    Placer........................  Unincorporated areas   April 11, 2007;       The Honorable Bruce        July 18, 2007..................       060239
                                     of Placer County (06-  April 18, 2007;       Kranz, Chairman, Placer
                                     09-BA39P).             Roseville Press-      County, Board of
                                                            Tribune.              Supervisors, 175
                                                                                  Fulweiler Avenue,
                                                                                  Auburn, CA 95603.
    Sacramento....................  Unincorporated areas   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Don          July 26, 2007..................       060262
                                     of Sacramento County   April 26, 2007; The   Nottoli, Chairman, Board
                                     (07-09-0205P).         Daily Recorder.       of Supervisors
                                                                                  Sacramento County, 700 H
                                                                                  Street, Suite 2450,
                                                                                  Sacramento, CA 95814.
Colorado:
    Adams.........................  City of Aurora (07-08- April 20, 2007;       The Honorable Ed Tauer,    July 27, 2007..................       080002
                                     0252P).                April 27, 2007;       Mayor, City of Aurora,
                                                            Eastern Colorado      15151 East Alameda
                                                            News.                 Parkway, Aurora, CO
                                                                                  80012.
    Adams.........................  Unincorporated areas   April 20, 2007;       The Honorable Alice J.     July 27, 2007..................       080001
                                     of Adams County (07-   April 27, 2007;       Nichol, Chairman, Adams
                                     08-0252P).             Eastern Colorado      County Board of
                                                            News.                 Commissioners, 450 South
                                                                                  Fourth Avenue, Brighton,
                                                                                  CO 80601.
    Arapahoe......................  City of Englewood (06- April 6, 2007; April  The Honorable Olga         July 13, 2007..................       085074
                                     08-B392P).             13, 2007; The         Wolosyn, Mayor, City of
                                                            Englewood Herald.     Englewood, 1000
                                                                                  Englewood Parkway,
                                                                                  Englewood, CO 80110-2373.
    Araphaoe......................  City of Littleton (06- April 6, 2007; April  The Honorable Jim Taylor,  July 13, 2007..................       080017
                                     08-B392P).             13, 2007; The         Mayor, City of
                                                            Englewood Herald.     Littleton, 2255 West
                                                                                  Barry Avenue, Littleton,
                                                                                  CO 80165.
    El Paso.......................  City of Colorado       December 27, 2006;    The Honorable Lionel       April 4, 2007..................       080060
                                     Springs (06-08-        January 3, 2007 El    Rivera Mayor, City of
                                     A647P).                Paso County           Colorado Springs, P.O.
                                                            Advertiser and News.  Box 1575, Colorado
                                                                                  Springs, CO 80901.
    El Paso.......................  City of Colorado       February 14, 2007;    The Honorable Lionel       May 23, 2007...................       080060
                                     Springs (05-08-        February 21, 2007;    Rivera Mayor, City of
                                     0368P).                El Paso County        Colorado Springs, P.O.
                                                            Advertiser and News.  Box 1575, Colorado
                                                                                  Springs, CO 80901.
    El Paso.......................  Unincorporated areas   February 14, 2007;    The Honorable Sallie       May 23, 2007...................       080059
                                     of El Paso County      February 21, 2007;    Clark Chair, El Paso
                                     (05-08-0368P).         El Paso County        County Board of
                                                            Advertiser and News.  Commissioners, 27 East
                                                                                  Vermijo Avenue, Colorado
                                                                                  Springs, CO 80903.
Georgia:
    Forsyth.......................  Unincorporated areas   March 21, 2007;       The Honorable Jack         June 27, 2007..................       130312
                                     of Forsyth County      March 28, 2007;       Conway, Chairman,
                                     (06-04-C359P).         Forsyth County News.  Forsyth County Board of
                                                                                  Commissioners, 110 East
                                                                                  Main Street, Cumming, GA
                                                                                  30040.
    Gwinnett......................  Unincorporated areas   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Charles      July 26, 2007..................       130322
                                     of Gwinnett County     April 26, 2007;       Bannister, Chairman,
                                     (06-04-B747P).         Gwinnett Daily Post.  Gwinnett County Board of
                                                                                  Commissioners, 75
                                                                                  Langley Drive,
                                                                                  Lawrenceville, GA 30045.
Indiana: Allen....................  City of New Haven (07- April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Terry E.     July 26, 2007..................       180004
                                     05-1901P).             April 26, 2007;       McDonald, Mayor, City of
                                                            Journal Gazette.      New Haven, 815 Lincoln
                                                                                  Highway East, New Haven,
                                                                                  IN 46774.
Illinois:
    Cook..........................  Village of Matteson    April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Mark W.      July 19, 2007..................       170123
                                     (06-05-B267P).         April 19, 2007;       Stricker, Village
                                                            Daily Herald.         President, Village of
                                                                                  Matteson, 4900 Village
                                                                                  Commons, Matteson, IL
                                                                                  60443.
    Du Page.......................  Village of Lisle (07-  April 27, 2007; May   The Honorable Joseph       March 30, 2007.................       170211
                                     05-1672P).             4, 2007; Lisle Sun.   Broda Mayor, Village of
                                                                                  Lisle, 925 Burlington
                                                                                  Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532.
    McHenry.......................  Village of Hebron (07- April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Frank        July 26, 2007..................       170086
                                     05-0618P).             April 26, 2007; The   Beatty President,
                                                            Northwest Herald.     Village of Hebron, P.O.
                                                                                  Box 372 Hebron, IL 60034.
    McHenry.......................  Unincorporated areas   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Kenneth D.   July 26, 2007..................       170732
                                     of McHenry County      April 26, 2007; The   Koehler, County Board
                                     (07-05-0618P).         Northwest Herald..    Chairman, McHenry
                                                                                  County, 2200 North
                                                                                  Seminary Avenue,
                                                                                  Woodstock, IL 60098.
Kansas:

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    Sedgwick......................  City of Wichita (07-   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Carlos       March 30, 2007.................       200328
                                     07-0461P).             April 26, 2007; The   Mayans, Mayor, City of
                                                            Wichita Eagle.        Wichita, City Hall,
                                                                                  First Floor, 455 North
                                                                                  Main, Wichita, KS 67202.
    Sedgwick......................  Unincorporated areas   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Dave Unruh,  March 30, 2007.................       200321
                                     of Sedgwick County     April 26, 2007; The   Chairman, Sedgwick
                                     (07-07-0461P).         Wichita Eagle.        County Board of
                                                                                  Commissioners, 525 North
                                                                                  Main, Suite 320,
                                                                                  Wichita, KS 67203.
Louisiana: Livingston.............  Unincorporated areas   April 5, 2007; April  The Honorable Mike         July 12, 2007..................       220113
                                     of Livingston Parish   12, 2007; The         Grimmer, President,
                                     (06-06-BJ93P).         Livingston Parish     Livingston Parish, P.O.
                                                            News.                 Box 427, Livingston, LA
                                                                                  70754.
Maine:
    Cumberland....................  Town of Harpswell (07- April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Samuel W.    April 2, 2007..................       230169
                                     01-0567P).             April 19, 2007;       Alexander Chair, Board
                                                            Portland Press        of Selectmen, Town of
                                                            Herald.               Harpswell, P.O. Box 39,
                                                                                  Harpswell, ME 04079.
    Knox..........................  Town of Rockport (07-  April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Robert H.    April 2, 2007..................       230077
                                     01-0131P).             April 26, 2007; The   Nichols, Chairman, Board
                                                            Courier Gazette.      of Selectmen, Town of
                                                                                  Rockport, P.O. Box 10,
                                                                                  Rockport, ME 04856.
Massachusetts: Norfolk............  Town of Westwood (07-  April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Anthony      March 30, 2007.................       255225
                                     01-0169P).             April 26, 2007;       Antonellis, Chairman,
                                                            Westwood Press.       Board of Selectmen, Town
                                                                                  of Westwood, 580 High
                                                                                  Street, Westwood, MA
                                                                                  02090.
Michigan: Oakland.................  City of Troy (06-05-   April 13, 2007;       The Honorable Louise E.    April 19, 2007.................       260180
                                     BZ47P).                April 20, 2007;       Schilling, Mayor, City
                                                            Oakland County        of Troy, 500 West Big
                                                            Legal News.           Beaver Road, Troy, MI
                                                                                  48084.
Minnesota: Hennepin...............  City of Golden Valley  April 18, 2007;       The Honorable Linda        July 25, 2007..................       270162
                                     (06-05-BK37P).         April 25, 2007;       Loomis, Mayor, City of
                                                            Star Tribune.         Golden Valley, 6677
                                                                                  Olson Memorial Highway,
                                                                                  Golden Valley, MN 55427.
Nebraska: Lancaster...............  Village of Firth (06-  March 26, 2007;       The Honorable David        August 2, 2007.................       310135
                                     07-B874P).             April 3, 2007;        Hobelman, Chairman,
                                                            Lincoln Journal       Village of Firth Board,
                                                            Star.                 P.O. Box 38, Firth, NE
                                                                                  68358.
North Dakota: Grand Forks.........  City of Grand Forks    April 26, 2007; May   The Honorable Michael R.   August 2, 2007.................        85365
                                     (07-08-0331P).         3, 2007; Grand        Brown, Mayor, City of
                                                            Forks Herald.         Grand Forks, P.O. Box
                                                                                  5200, Grand Forks, ND
                                                                                  58206.
Ohio:
    Franklin......................  City of Columbus (06-  April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Michael B.   March 26, 2007.................       390170
                                     05-B004P).             April 19, 2007; The   Coleman Mayor, City of
                                                            Columbus Dispatch.    Columbus, City Hall, 2nd
                                                                                  Floor, 90 West Broad
                                                                                  Street, Columbus, OH
                                                                                  43215.
    Franklin......................  Unincorporated areas   April 12, 2007;       Mr. Don L. Brown,          March 26, 2007.................       390167
                                     of Franklin County     April 19, 2007; The   Franklin County
                                     (06-05-B004P).         Columbus Dispatch.    Administrator, 373 South
                                                                                  High Street, 26th Floor,
                                                                                  Columbus, OH 43215-6314.
    Warren........................  Unincorporated areas   April 12, 2007;       The Honorable C. Michael   July 19, 2007..................       390757
                                     of Warren County (07-  April 19, 2007; The   Kilburn, President,
                                     05-0021P).             Pulse-Journal.        Warren County, Board of
                                                                                  Commissioners, 406
                                                                                  Justice Drive, Lebanon,
                                                                                  OH 45036.
Oklahoma:
    Oklahoma......................  City of Midwest City   April 18, 2007;       The Honorable Russell      April 30, 2007.................       400405
                                     (06-06-BI13P).         April 25, 2007; The   Smith Mayor, City of
                                                            Sun.                  Midwest City, 100 North
                                                                                  Midwest Boulevard,
                                                                                  Midwest City, OK 73110.
    Pottawatomie..................  Citizen Potawatomi     April 26, 2007; May   The Honorable John A.      April 6, 2007..................       400553
                                     Nation (06-06-B458P).  3, 2007; The          Barrett Chairman,
                                                            Shawnee News-Star.    Citizen Potawatomi
                                                                                  Nation, 1601 South
                                                                                  Gordon Cooper Drive,
                                                                                  Shawnee, OK 74801.
    Pottawatomie..................  City of Shawnee (06-   April 26, 2007; May   The Honorable Pierre       April 6, 2007..................       400178
                                     06-B458P).             3, 2007; The          Taron, Mayor, City of
                                                            Shawnee News-Star.    Shawnee, P.O. Box 1448,
                                                                                  Shawnee, OK 74802.
    Pottawatomie..................  Unincorporated areas   April 26, 2007; May   Mr. Bob Guinn,             April 6, 2007..................       400496
                                     of Pottawatomie        3, 2007; The          Pottawatomie County
                                     County (06-06-B458P).  Shawnee News-Star.    Commissioner, 14101 Acme
                                                                                  Road, County Courthouse,
                                                                                  Shawnee, OK 74804.
    Tulsa.........................  City of Broken Arrow   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Richard      July 26, 2007..................       400236
                                     (05-06-0076P).         April 26, 2007;       Carter, Mayor, City of
                                                            Tulsa World.          Broken Arrow, 220 South
                                                                                  First Street, Broken
                                                                                  Arrow, OK 74012.
Pennsylvania:
    Chester.......................  Borough of South       April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Gregory V.   March 30, 2007.................       420288
                                     Coatesville (07-03-    April 26, 2007; The   Hines, Council
                                     0540P).                Daily Local.          President, Borough of
                                                                                  South Coatesville, 136
                                                                                  Modena Road, South
                                                                                  Coatesville, PA 19320.
    Montgomery....................  Township of East       April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Donald J.    March 23, 2007.................       420950
                                     Norriton (07-03-       April 19, 2007; The   Gracia, Chairman, Board
                                     0101P).                Times Herald.         of Supervisors, East
                                                                                  Norriton Township, 2501
                                                                                  Stanbridge Street, East
                                                                                  Norriton, PA 19401.
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico..........  Commonwealth of        April 5, 2007; April  The Honorable Anibal       July 12, 2007..................       720000
                                     Puerto Rico (06-02-    12, 2007; The San     Acevedo-Vila, Governor
                                     B737P).                Juan Star.            of the Commonwealth of
                                                                                  Puerto Rico, P.O. Box
                                                                                  82, La Fortaleza, San
                                                                                  Juan, PR 00901.
South Carolina:

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    Jasper........................  City of Hardeeville    April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Rodney       July 26, 2007..................       450113
                                     (06-04-C661P).         April 26, 2007; The   Cannon, Mayor, City of
                                                            Beaufort Gazette.     Hardeeville, 205 East
                                                                                  Main Street,
                                                                                  Hardeeville, SC 29927.
    Richland......................  Unincorporated areas   April 27, 2007; May   The Honorable Joseph       April 12, 2007.................       450170
                                     of Richland County     4, 2007; The          McEachern, Chairman,
                                     (07-04-1972P).         Columbia Star.        Richland County Council,
                                                                                  Richland County
                                                                                  Administration Building,
                                                                                  2020 Hampton Street,
                                                                                  Second Floor, Columbia,
                                                                                  SC 29202.
Tennessee:
    Rutherford....................  City of Murfreesboro   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Tommy        July 26, 2007..................       470168
                                     (07-04-2511P).         April 26, 2007;       Bragg, Mayor, City of
                                                            Daily News Journal.   Murfreesboro, 111 West
                                                                                  Vine Street,
                                                                                  Murfreesboro, TN 37130.
    Rutherford....................  Unincorporated areas   April 19, 2007;       The Honorable Ernest       July 26, 2007..................       470165
                                     of Rutherford County   April 26, 2007;       Burgess, Mayor,
                                     (07-04-2511P).         Daily News Journal.   Rutherford County,
                                                                                  County Courthouse, Room
                                                                                  101, Murfreesboro, TN
                                                                                  37130.
Texas:
    Collin........................  City of Plano (07-06-  April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Pat Evans,   July 19, 2007..................       480140
                                     0426P).                April 19, 2007;       Mayor, City of Plano,
                                                            Plano Star Courier.   1520 Avenue K, Plano, TX
                                                                                  75074.
    Tarrant.......................  City of Fort Worth     April 12, 2007;       The Honorable Mike J.      July 19, 2007..................       480596
                                     (07-06-0368P).         April 19, 2007;       Moncrief, Mayor, City of
                                                            Fort Worth Star-      Fort Worth, 1000
                                                            Telegram.             Throckmorton Street,
                                                                                  Fort Worth, TX 76102.
Virginia: Independent City........  City of Norton (06-03- April 12, 2007;       The Honorable B. Robert    July 19, 2007..................       510108
                                     B601P).                April 19, 2007; The   Raines, Mayor, City of
                                                            Coalfield Progress.   Norton, Municipal
                                                                                  Building, P. O. Box 618,
                                                                                  Norton, VA 24273.
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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.''

    Dated: June 18, 2007.
David I. Maurstad,
Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance 
Program, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. E7-12693 Filed 6-29-07; 8:45 am]
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