Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee, 49664-49665 [05-16793]

Download as PDF 49664 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 24, 2005 / Notices Dated: August 17, 2005. Anthony M. Coelho, Jr., Acting Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 05–16755 Filed 8–23–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY BILLING CODE 4140–01–M [CGD08–05–047] Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given of the meeting of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) National Advisory Council in September 14, 2005. A portion of the meeting will be open and include discussion of the Center’s policy issues, and current administrative, legislative, and program developments. Attendance by the public will be limited to space available. Public comments are welcome. 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Dated: August 15, 2005. Toian Vaughn, Committee Management Officer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. [FR Doc. 05–16820 Filed 8–23–05; 8:45 am] VerDate jul<14>2003 15:23 Aug 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 Agendas of the Meetings Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4162–20–P Coast Guard AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of meetings. SUMMARY: The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The next meeting of HOGANSAC will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 1 p.m. The meeting of the Committee’s working groups will be held on Monday, October 3, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. The meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. Members of the public may present written or oral statements at either meeting. Requests to make oral presentations or distribute written materials should reach the Coast Guard 5 working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. Requests to have written materials distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting should reach the Coast Guard at least 10 working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. ADDRESSES: The full Committee meeting will be held at the Galveston Cruise Ship Terminal, 2502 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77553, (409–765–9321). The working groups meeting will be held at the West Gulf Maritime Association boardroom, 1717 East Loop North #200, Houston, TX 77029 (713– 678–7655). This notice is available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Richard Kaser, Executive Director of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671–5199, Commander Jerry Torok, Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671–5164, or Lieutenant Brandon Finley, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671–5103, e-mail rfinley@vtshouston.uscg.mil. Written materials and requests to make presentations should be sent to Commanding Officer, VTS Houston/ Galveston, Attn: LT Finley, 9640 Clinton Drive, Floor 2, Houston, TX 77029. PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Sfmt 4703 Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). The tentative agenda includes the following: (1) Opening remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Duncan) or the Committee Sponsor’s representative, Executive Director (CAPT Kaser) and Chairperson (Ms. Patricia Clark). (2) Approval of the May 25, 2005 minutes. (3) Old Business: (a) Dredging projects. (b) AtoN Knockdown Working Group. (c) Navigation Operations subcommittee report. (d) Area Maritime Security Committee Liaison’s report. (e) Technology subcommittee report. (f) Deepdraft Entry Facilitation Working Group. (k) Port Coordination Team Updates. (4) New Business. (a) 2005–2007 Charters and New Membership Terms. (b) Dredging Subcommittee Establishment. (c) Restricted Visibility Working Group. (d) Liquified Natural Gas Working Group. (e) Bayport Container Terminal Update. Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups meeting includes the following: (1) Presentation by each working group of its accomplishments and plans for the future. (2) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group. Procedural Working groups have been formed to examine the following issues: Dredging and related issues, electronic navigation systems, AtoN knockdowns, impact of passing vessels on moored ships, boater education issues, facilitating deep draft movements and mooring infrastructure. Not all working groups will provide a report at this session. Further, working group reports may not necessarily include discussions on all issues within the particular working group’s area of responsibility. All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. Members of the public may make presentations, oral or written, at either meeting. Requests to make oral or written presentations should reach the Coast Guard 5 working days before the meeting at which the presentation will E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1 49665 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 24, 2005 / Notices be made. If you would like to have written materials distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting, you should send your request along with fifteen copies of the materials to the Coast Guard at least 10 working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. Information on Services for the Handicapped For information on facilities or services for the handicapped or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Executive Director, Executive Secretary, or Assistant to the Executive Secretary as soon as possible. Dated: August 11, 2005. R.F. Duncan, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 05–16793 Filed 8–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–U 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. 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 proposed extension of information collections. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), this notice seeks comments concerning the collection of State and local hazard mitigation plans required under Section 322 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5165. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This collection of information is in accordance with Section 322 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act or the Act), 42 U.S.C. 5165, enacted under Sec. 104 the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, (DMA 2000) Pub. L. 106– 390. FEMA published regulations, 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 201, that require each state, local and tribal government have in place a hazard mitigation plan in order to receive Stafford Act assistance, excluding assistance provided pursuant to emergency provisions. The plan shall include sections that describe the planning process, an assessment of the risks, a mitigation strategy, and identification of plan maintenance and updating process. The purpose of the plan requirements is to enable State, tribal and local governments to better understand the risks they face from natural hazards and to make decisions and take actions to reduce the risks from Number of respondents (A) FEMA project/activity those hazards. Several revisions were published since the February 26, 2002 Interim Final Rule, including (1) to extend the date by which approved State and local mitigation plans will be required from November 1, 2003 to November 1, 2004 (October 1, 2002, 67 FR 61512), (2) to clarify the date by which local mitigation plans would be required as a condition of receiving project grant funds under the PreDisaster Mitigation (PDM) program (October 28, 2003, 68 FR 61368); and (3) to provide State and Indian tribal governments with a mechanism to request an extension to the date by which they must develop State Mitigation Plans as a condition of grant assistance (September 13, 2004, 69 FR 55094). Collection of Information Title: State/Local/Tribal Hazard Mitigations Plans—Section 322 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Number: 1660–0062. Form Numbers: None. Abstract: This collection is in accordance with our responsibilities under 44 CFR part 201 Hazard Mitigation Planning, which requires FEMA’s approval and determination of State, local and tribal eligibility for Stafford Act assistance. Affected Public: State, local and Tribal governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 571,200 hours. Frequency of response (B) Hours per response (C) Annual burden hours (A × B × C) State Mitigation Plan Updates ......................................................................... Enhanced Mitigation Plan Updates ................................................................. Local Mitigation Plan Review by States .......................................................... New Local or State Mitigation Plan Development ........................................... Local Mitigation Plan Updates ......................................................................... 21 3 500 250 250 1 1 1 1 1 320 160 8 2,080 160 6,720 480 4,000 520,000 40,000 Total .......................................................................................................... 1,024 1 2,728 571,200 Estimated Cost: The total annual estimated costs to States, territories, tribal governments and local communities for this information collection associated are $15,040,900. The costs were based on the wage rates using data from the November, 2003, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) System for urban and regional planners (SOC Code Number 19–3051) where the mean hourly wage for urban and regional VerDate jul<14>2003 15:23 Aug 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 planners was $26.31 per hour. Therefore, it is estimated that $15,028,272 (571,200 hours × $26.31 per hour) in annual costs is the total cost burden for all respondents to complete this information collection. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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 E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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[FR Doc No: 05-16793]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD08-05-047]


Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee 
(HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway 
improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the 
Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in 
the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The next meeting of HOGANSAC will be held on Tuesday, October 
18, 2005 at 1 p.m. The meeting of the Committee's working groups will 
be held on Monday, October 3, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. The meetings may 
adjourn early if all business is finished. Members of the public may 
present written or oral statements at either meeting. Requests to make 
oral presentations or distribute written materials should reach the 
Coast Guard 5 working days before the meeting at which the presentation 
will be made. Requests to have written materials distributed to each 
member of the committee in advance of the meeting should reach the 
Coast Guard at least 10 working days before the meeting at which the 
presentation will be made.

ADDRESSES: The full Committee meeting will be held at the Galveston 
Cruise Ship Terminal, 2502 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77553, (409-
765-9321). The working groups meeting will be held at the West Gulf 
Maritime Association boardroom, 1717 East Loop North 200, 
Houston, TX 77029 (713-678-7655). This notice is available on the 
Internet at http://dms.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Richard Kaser, Executive 
Director of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671-5199, Commander Jerry Torok, 
Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671-5164, or 
Lieutenant Brandon Finley, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of 
HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671-5103, e-mail rfinley@vtshouston.uscg.mil. 
Written materials and requests to make presentations should be sent to 
Commanding Officer, VTS Houston/Galveston, Attn: LT Finley, 9640 
Clinton Drive, Floor 2, Houston, TX 77029.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given pursuant to 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2.

Agendas of the Meetings

    Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). 
The tentative agenda includes the following:
    (1) Opening remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Duncan) or the 
Committee Sponsor's representative, Executive Director (CAPT Kaser) and 
Chairperson (Ms. Patricia Clark).
    (2) Approval of the May 25, 2005 minutes.
    (3) Old Business:
    (a) Dredging projects.
    (b) AtoN Knockdown Working Group.
    (c) Navigation Operations subcommittee report.
    (d) Area Maritime Security Committee Liaison's report.
    (e) Technology subcommittee report.
    (f) Deepdraft Entry Facilitation Working Group.
    (k) Port Coordination Team Updates.
    (4) New Business.
    (a) 2005-2007 Charters and New Membership Terms.
    (b) Dredging Subcommittee Establishment.
    (c) Restricted Visibility Working Group.
    (d) Liquified Natural Gas Working Group.
    (e) Bayport Container Terminal Update.
    Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups 
meeting includes the following:
    (1) Presentation by each working group of its accomplishments and 
plans for the future.
    (2) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group.

Procedural

    Working groups have been formed to examine the following issues: 
Dredging and related issues, electronic navigation systems, AtoN 
knockdowns, impact of passing vessels on moored ships, boater education 
issues, facilitating deep draft movements and mooring infrastructure. 
Not all working groups will provide a report at this session. Further, 
working group reports may not necessarily include discussions on all 
issues within the particular working group's area of responsibility. 
All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may 
adjourn early if all business is finished. Members of the public may 
make presentations, oral or written, at either meeting. Requests to 
make oral or written presentations should reach the Coast Guard 5 
working days before the meeting at which the presentation will

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be made. If you would like to have written materials distributed to 
each member of the committee in advance of the meeting, you should send 
your request along with fifteen copies of the materials to the Coast 
Guard at least 10 working days before the meeting at which the 
presentation will be made.

Information on Services for the Handicapped

    For information on facilities or services for the handicapped or to 
request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Executive 
Director, Executive Secretary, or Assistant to the Executive Secretary 
as soon as possible.

    Dated: August 11, 2005.
R.F. Duncan,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 05-16793 Filed 8-23-05; 8:45 am]
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