Technical Mapping Advisory Council, 51293-51294 [2015-20884]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 163 / Monday, August 24, 2015 / Notices Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2015–20889 Filed 8–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4238– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2015–0002] Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA–4238–DR), dated August 7, 2015, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: August 7, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated August 7, 2015, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Missouri resulting from severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 15 to July 27, 2015, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Missouri. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Aug 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 51293 available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Michael L. Parker, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Missouri have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet via conference call on September 9, 2015. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The TMAC will meet via conference call on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT). Please note that the meeting will close early if the TMAC has completed its business. ADDRESSES: For access to the conference call bridge, information on services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. Members of the public who wish to dial in for the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (attention Mark Crowell) by 11 p.m. EDT on Friday, August 28, 2015. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for review by Sunday, August 30, 2015. Written comments to be considered by the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and received by Friday, August 28, 2015, identified by Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022, and submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Barry, Bates, Benton, Buchanan, Caldwell, Chariton, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Douglas, Gentry, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, McDonald, Macon, Maries, Marion, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Osage, Ozark, Perry, Pettis, Pike, Platte, Polk, Putnam, Ralls, Ray, Ste. Genevieve, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Shannon, Shelby, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Texas, Washington, Webster, Worth, and Wright Counties for Public Assistance. All areas within the State of Missouri are eligible for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2015–20910 Filed 8–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022] Technical Mapping Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; notice of Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 51294 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 163 / Monday, August 24, 2015 / Notices • Email: Address the email TO: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov and CC: FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the email. • Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE., Washington, DC 20472–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for the Docket ID FEMA– 2014–0022. A public comment period will be held on September 9, 2015, from 4:15–4:30 p.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than two minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 15 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker by close of business on Friday, August 28, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Crowell, Designated Federal Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202, telephone (202) 646–3432, and email mark.crowell@fema.dhs.gov. The TMAC Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/ TMAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping partners; and (5) (a) methods for VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Aug 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 improving interagency and intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA Administrator. The TMAC must also develop recommendations on how to ensure that flood insurance rate maps incorporate the best available climate science to assess flood risks and ensure that FEMA uses the best available methodology to consider the impact of the rise in sea level and future development on flood risk. The TMAC must collect these recommendations and present them to the FEMA Administrator in a future conditions risk assessment and modeling report. Further, in accordance with the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, the TMAC must develop a review report related to flood mapping in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Agenda: On September 9, 2015, the TMAC members will present and deliberate on draft narrative and proposed recommendations concerning (1) the flood hazard mapping process and product, and (2) future conditions methods and considerations that will be incorporated into both the 2015 Annual Report and Future Conditions Report. A brief public comment period will take place prior to the end of the meeting, and before any voting on recommendations that takes place before the full TMAC. In addition, the TMAC members will identify and coordinate next steps of TMAC report development. The full agenda and related briefing materials will be posted for review by September 2, 2015, at http://www.fema.gov/TMAC. Dated: August 19, 2015. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2015–20884 Filed 8–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4219– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2015–0002] West Virginia; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for State of West Virginia (FEMA–4219–DR), dated May 14, 2015, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: August 5, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Regis L. Phelan, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. This action terminates the appointment of Kari Suzann Cowie as Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 163 (Monday, August 24, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-20884]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022]


Technical Mapping Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; notice of Federal advisory committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical 
Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet via conference call on 
September 9, 2015. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The TMAC will meet via conference call on Wednesday, September 
9, 2015 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Eastern 
Daylight Savings Time (EDT). Please note that the meeting will close 
early if the TMAC has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: For access to the conference call bridge, information on 
services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special 
assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. Members of the public 
who wish to dial in for the meeting must register in advance by sending 
an email to FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (attention Mark Crowell) by 11 p.m. 
EDT on Friday, August 28, 2015.
    To facilitate public participation, members of the public are 
invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by 
the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. 
Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for 
review by Sunday, August 30, 2015. Written comments to be considered by 
the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and received 
by Friday, August 28, 2015, identified by Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022, and 
submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

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     Email: Address the email TO: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov and 
CC: FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject 
line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the 
email.
     Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief 
Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE., Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments 
received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for 
the Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022.
    A public comment period will be held on September 9, 2015, from 
4:15-4:30 p.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no 
more than two minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 15 
minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the 
time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the 
individual listed below to register as a speaker by close of business 
on Friday, August 28, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Crowell, Designated Federal 
Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street Arlington, VA 22202, 
telephone (202) 646-3432, and email mark.crowell@fema.dhs.gov. The TMAC 
Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.
    As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 
2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) 
How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general 
quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood 
insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and 
milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas 
in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) 
flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data 
currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing 
basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) 
procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping 
partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and 
intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk 
determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate 
budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC 
is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that 
contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an 
evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps 
and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; 
and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA 
Administrator.
    The TMAC must also develop recommendations on how to ensure that 
flood insurance rate maps incorporate the best available climate 
science to assess flood risks and ensure that FEMA uses the best 
available methodology to consider the impact of the rise in sea level 
and future development on flood risk. The TMAC must collect these 
recommendations and present them to the FEMA Administrator in a future 
conditions risk assessment and modeling report. Further, in accordance 
with the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, the TMAC 
must develop a review report related to flood mapping in support of the 
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
    Agenda: On September 9, 2015, the TMAC members will present and 
deliberate on draft narrative and proposed recommendations concerning 
(1) the flood hazard mapping process and product, and (2) future 
conditions methods and considerations that will be incorporated into 
both the 2015 Annual Report and Future Conditions Report. A brief 
public comment period will take place prior to the end of the meeting, 
and before any voting on recommendations that takes place before the 
full TMAC. In addition, the TMAC members will identify and coordinate 
next steps of TMAC report development. The full agenda and related 
briefing materials will be posted for review by September 2, 2015, at 
http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

    Dated: August 19, 2015.
W. Craig Fugate,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2015-20884 Filed 8-21-15; 8:45 am]
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