INITIAL PUBLIC NOTICE
PUBLIC BATHS WASTEWATER PUMP STATION SECURITY ENHANCEMENTS
STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposes to provide federal financial assistance under the Homeland Security Grant Program to the Hawaii State Department of Defense (Recipient) to the State Department of Environmental Services (Sub-Recipient) for security improvements to the Public Baths Wastewater Pump Station security enhancements (proposed action). Pursuant to Executive Order 11988 (Floodplain Management) and FEMA’s implementing regulations at Title 44 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 9, FEMA hereby provides interested parties with a notice of its intent to carry out an action affecting a floodplain.
The proposed improvements would occur at 2729 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. The project area is depicted on the Honolulu County, Hawaii, and Incorporated Areas Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), Map Number 15003C0368G, effective date January 19, 2011. The FIRM shows that the project area lies within Zone AE, an area with a 1-percent probability of flooding every year as determined using approximately methodologies. A map showing the project area and its location within the floodplain is available for public inspection. Any party interested in receiving a copy of the map should contact the FEMA Region IX Environmental Officer at the contact information included below.
The purpose of the proposed action is to increase security at the Public Bath Wastewater Pump Station. The proposed action involves installing battery backups, card readers, and security cameras.
Interested persons may submit comments or obtain additional information about FEMA’s proposed action by writing the FEMA Region IX Environmental Officer at FEMA, 1111 Broadway, Suite 1200, Oakland, California 94607 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling (510) 627-7027. All requests should be received no later than August 17, 2016.