Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 12228-12229 [05-4799]

Download as PDF 12228 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 47 / Friday, March 11, 2005 / Notices Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4118, MSC 7814, Bethesda, MD 20892. 301–435– 1777. zouai@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Bioengineering—Respiratory Diseases. Date: April 11, 2005. Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. (Telephone conference call.) Contact Person: Everett E. Sinnett, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 2178, MSC 7818, Bethesda, MD 20892. 301–435– 1016. sinnett@nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Cardiovascular Informatics and Computational Research. Date: April 14, 2005. Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. (Telephone conference call.) Contact Person: Rajiv Kumar, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4122, MSC 7802, Bethesda, MD 20892. 301–435– 1212. kumarra@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Nursing Science Children and Families. Date: April 15, 2005. Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. (Telephone conference call.) Contact Person: Gertrude K. McFarland, FAAN, RN, DNSC, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3156, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892. 301–435–1784. mcfarlag@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: March 4, 2005. LaVerne Y. Stringfield, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 05–4856 Filed 3–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed new information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), this notice seeks comments concerning FEMA’s Web site usability study to identify visitors’ information needs, usage patterns, preferences, ease of use, and overall satisfaction. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection is supported by various regulations, legislation and presidential mandates requiring government agencies to build citizen-centered websites, including Section 4 of the President’s Management Agenda, the E-Government Act of 2002, and the Recommended Policies and Guidelines for Federal Public Web sites submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) by the Interagency Committee on Government Information. All of these authorities stipulate that federal agencies develop and administer their electronic capabilities based on customer needs and formulate IT performance criteria consistent with a more responsive and cost-effective government. Furthermore, the EGovernment Act further outlines specific mandates for disaster activities, including that: ‘‘The Federal Emergency Management Agency, shall initiate pilot projects’that further the goal of maximizing the utility of information technology in disaster management.’’ This collection attempts to better understand FEMA’s website visitors’ information and transactional needs and their overall experience navigating the site. Findings will assist program managers to enhance the website’s appearance, content, and ease of use in order to improve its ability to better serve the public. Collection of Information Title: FEMA’s Website Usability Study. Type of Information Collection: New Collection. OMB Number: 1660–NEW16. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: The FEMA’s Web site Usability Study will collect information on visitors’ information and transactional needs, usage patterns and preferences, and overall satisfaction with the navigational experience. Study findings, combined with other websiterelated internal agency data, will be used to assist managers to redesign the Web site and enhance its utility to the public. Affected Public: Individuals, Businesses, and Not-for-Profit Organizations. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,360. ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Project/activity (survey, form(s), focus group, etc.) Number of respondents (A) Frequency of respones (B) Burden hours per respondent (C) Annual responses (A×B) Total annual burdenhours (A×B×C) Online Survey ...................................................................... 192,000 1 0.08 192,000 15,360 Total .............................................................................. 192,000 1 0.08 192,000 15,360 Estimated Cost: $16,742.00 (All Respondents) or $1.09 per respondent. Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) Evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for VerDate jul<14>2003 16:40 Mar 10, 2005 Jkt 205001 the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 47 / Friday, March 11, 2005 / Notices of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Comments should be received within 60 days of the date of this notice. ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Muriel B. Anderson, Chief, Records Management Section, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Cindy Taylor, Assistant Director of Public Affairs at (202) 646–4600 for additional information. You may contact Ms. Anderson for copies of the proposed collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646–3347 or email address: FEMA-InformationCollections@dhs.gov. Dated: March 3, 2005. George S. Trotter, Acting Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division. [FR Doc. 05–4799 Filed 3–10–05; 8:45 am] Time: April 5, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and April 6, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Proposed Agenda: Review National Fire Academy Program Activities. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public in the Emmitsburg commuting area with seating available on a first-come, firstserved basis. Members of the general public who plan to participate in the meeting should contact the Office of the Superintendent, National Fire Academy, U.S. Fire Administration, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, (301) 447–1117, on or before April 1, 2005. Minutes of the meeting will be prepared and will be available for public viewing in the Office of the U.S. Fire Administrator, U.S. Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Copies of the minutes will be available upon request within 60 days after the meeting. Dated: March 3, 2005. R. David Paulison, U.S. Fire Administrator. [FR Doc. 05–4798 Filed 3–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–17–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–4980–N–10] BILLING CODE 9110–15–P Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. Federal Emergency Management Agency Open Meeting/Conference Call, Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with section 10 (a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, FEMA announces the following committee meeting: Name: Board of Visitors (BOV) for the National Fire Academy. Dates of Meeting: April 5–6, 2005. Place: Building H, Room 300, National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, Maryland. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:40 Mar 10, 2005 Jkt 205001 SUMMARY: This notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless. EFFECTIVE DATE: March 11, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Ezzell, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Room 7262, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speech-impaired (202) 708–2565, (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 1–800–927–7588. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the December 12, 1988 court order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503–OG (D.D.C.), HUD published a notice, on a weekly basis, identifying unutilized, underutilized, PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12229 excess and surplus Federal buildings and real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. Today’s notice is for the purpose of announcing that no additional properties have been determined suitable or unsuitable this week. Dated: March 4, 2005. Mark R. Johnston, Director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs. [FR Doc. 05–4660 Filed 3–10–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–29–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians of the Guidiville Rancheria’s Proposed Trust Acquisition and Casino/Resort Project, City of Richmond, Contra Costa County, CA Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as lead agency for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, and the City of Richmond (City), California, as lead agency for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, intend to gather information necessary for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for a proposed 415± acre trust acquisition and casino/resort project to be located within the City of Richmond, Contra Costa County, California. The purpose of the proposed action is to restore the Guidiville land base of the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians of the Guidiville Rancheria (Tribe) and help provide for the economic development of the tribe. The proposed action would additionally serve to meet the City’s requirements under the Base Realignment and Closure Act to use a closed Navy fuel depot for economic development purposes. This notice also announces a public scoping meeting to identify potential issues and alternatives for inclusion in the EIS/EIR. DATES: Written comments on the scope and implementation of this proposal must arrive by April 15, 2005. The public scoping meeting will be held March 31, 2005, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., or until the last public comment is received. E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 05-4799]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and 
Response Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites 
the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity 
to comment on a proposed new information collection. In accordance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), this 
notice seeks comments concerning FEMA's Web site usability study to 
identify visitors' information needs, usage patterns, preferences, ease 
of use, and overall satisfaction.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection is 
supported by various regulations, legislation and presidential mandates 
requiring government agencies to build citizen-centered websites, 
including Section 4 of the President's Management Agenda, the E-
Government Act of 2002, and the Recommended Policies and Guidelines for 
Federal Public Web sites submitted to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) by the Interagency Committee on Government Information. 
All of these authorities stipulate that federal agencies develop and 
administer their electronic capabilities based on customer needs and 
formulate IT performance criteria consistent with a more responsive and 
cost-effective government. Furthermore, the E-Government Act further 
outlines specific mandates for disaster activities, including that: 
``The Federal Emergency Management Agency, shall initiate pilot 
projects'that further the goal of maximizing the utility of information 
technology in disaster management.'' This collection attempts to better 
understand FEMA's website visitors' information and transactional needs 
and their overall experience navigating the site. Findings will assist 
program managers to enhance the website's appearance, content, and ease 
of use in order to improve its ability to better serve the public.

Collection of Information

    Title: FEMA's Website Usability Study.
    Type of Information Collection: New Collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-NEW16.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Abstract: The FEMA's Web site Usability Study will collect 
information on visitors' information and transactional needs, usage 
patterns and preferences, and overall satisfaction with the 
navigational experience. Study findings, combined with other website-
related internal agency data, will be used to assist managers to 
redesign the Web site and enhance its utility to the public.
    Affected Public: Individuals, Businesses, and Not-for-Profit 
Organizations.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,360.

                                               Annual Burden Hours
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                                                                   Burden hours
    Project/activity (survey,        Number of     Frequency of         per           Annual       Total annual
   form(s), focus group, etc.)      respondents    respones (B)     respondent       responses      burdenhours
                                        (A)                             (C)            (AxB)          (AxBxC)
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Online Survey...................         192,000               1            0.08         192,000          15,360
                                 -----------------
    Total.......................         192,000               1            0.08         192,000          15,360
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    Estimated Cost: $16,742.00 (All Respondents) or $1.09 per 
respondent.
    Comments: Written comments are solicited to (a) Evaluate whether 
the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(d) minimize the burden

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of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. 
Comments should be received within 60 days of the date of this notice.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit written comments to Muriel 
B. Anderson, Chief, Records Management Section, Information Resources 
Management Branch, Information Technology Services Division, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 500 C Street, SW., Room 
316, Washington, DC 20472.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Cindy Taylor, Assistant 
Director of Public Affairs at (202) 646-4600 for additional 
information. You may contact Ms. Anderson for copies of the proposed 
collection of information at facsimile number (202) 646-3347 or e-mail 
address: FEMA-Information-Collections@dhs.gov.

    Dated: March 3, 2005.
George S. Trotter,
Acting Branch Chief, Information Resources Management Branch, 
Information Technology Services Division.
[FR Doc. 05-4799 Filed 3-10-05; 8:45 am]
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