Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel, 59781-59782 [05-20598]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 197 / Thursday, October 13, 2005 / Notices performance assessment for the WVDP site. 10:45 a.m.–11:45 a.m.: DOE’s Performance Assessment Methodology (Open)—The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the DOE on models and methodology used in their performance assessment for the WVDP site. 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m: General Roundtable Discussion of Performance Assessment Methodologies (Open)—The Committee will discuss the two performance assessments presented earlier by the NRC and DOE. 12:15 p.m.–12:30 p.m.: Comments From Meeting Attendees on the Morning Session (Open)—The Committee will hear comments from the audience/ public. 2 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Current WVDP Site Status and Ongoing Dismantlement and Decommissioning Activities (Open)— The Committee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with representatives of the DOE on the current WVDP site status. 3:30 p.m.–4 p.m.: General Roundtable Discussion of Site Status (Open)—The Committee and its invited experts will discuss current WVDP site status. 4:15 p.m.–4:45 p.m.: Opportunity for Comments from the Audience/Public (Open)—The Committee will hear comments from the audience/public. 4:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.: General Discussion of Presentations (Open)— The Committee will have a general discussion on the path forward on the WVDP. The Committee will consider writing a report on the day’s session and future ACNW meetings on the WVDP. Thursday, October 20, 2005 The ACNW will discuss proposed letter reports and other miscellaneous matters. 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Consideration of Proposed ACNW Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed reports based on reviews from this and previous meetings. 11:30 a.m.–12 Noon: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit. Discussions may include future Committee meetings. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 18, 2004 (69 FR 61416). In accordance with these procedures, oral or written statements may be presented by members of the public. Electronic recordings will be permitted only VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 12, 2005 Jkt 208001 during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify Ms. Sharon A. Steele, (Telephone (301) 415–6805), between 8:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. ET, as far in advance as practicable so that appropriate arrangements can be made to schedule the necessary time during the meeting for such statements. Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during this meeting will be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined by the ACNW Chairman. Information regarding the time to be set aside for taking pictures may be obtained by contacting the ACNW office prior to the meeting. In view of the possibility that the schedule for ACNW meetings may be adjusted by the Chairman as necessary to facilitate the conduct of the meeting, persons planning to attend should notify Ms. Steele as to their particular needs. Further information regarding topics to be discussed, whether the meeting has been canceled or rescheduled, the Chairman’s ruling on requests for the opportunity to present oral statements and the time allotted, therefore can be obtained by contacting Ms. Steele. ACNW meeting agenda, meeting transcripts, and letter reports are available through the NRC Public Document Room (PDR) at pdr@nrc.gov, or by calling the PDR at 1–800-397– 4209, or from the Publicly Available Records System component of NRC’s document system (ADAMS) which is accessible from the NRC Web site at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html or http://www.nrc.gov/ reading-rm/doc-collections/ (ACRS & ACNW Mtg schedules/agendas). Dated: October 6, 2005. Andrew L. Bates, Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E5–5596 Filed 10–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces two meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59781 ‘‘Panel’’) established in accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. DATES: There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register Notice. Public meetings of the Panel will be held on October 27, 2005 and November 18, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and ending no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Both meetings will be held at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Basement auditorium, 801 17th Street NW., Washington DC 20434. The public is asked to pre-register one week in advance for both meetings due to security and/or seating limitations (see below for information on preregistration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public wishing further information concerning these meetings or the Acquisition Advisory Panel itself, or to pre-register for either meeting, should contact Ms. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at: laura.auletta@gsa.gov, phone/voice mail (202) 208–7279, or mail at: General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4006, Washington, DC, 20405. Members of the public wishing to reserve speaking time must contact Ms. Anne Terry, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: anne.terry@gsa.gov, by FAX at 202–501–3341, or mail at the address given above for the DFO, no later than one week prior to the meeting at which they wish to speak. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (a) Background: The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and Congress pursuant to Section 1423 of the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. The Panel’s statutory charter is to review Federal contracting laws, regulations, and governmentwide policies, including the use of commercial practices, performancebased contracting, performance of acquisition functions across agency lines of responsibility, and governmentwide contracts. Interested parties are invited to attend the meetings. Opportunity for public comments will be provided at both meetings. Additional time for oral public comments is expected at future public meetings to be announced in the Federal Register. October 27, 2005 Meeting—Selected working groups, established at the February 28, 2005 public meeting of the AAP (see http://www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will report their draft findings during this meeting. E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1 59782 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 197 / Thursday, October 13, 2005 / Notices The Panel also expects to hear from additional invited speakers from the public and private sectors who will address issues related to the Panel’s statutory charter. In addition to working group reports and invited speakers, the Panel is also welcoming oral public comments at this meeting and has reserved one hour for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above). November 18, 2005 Meeting—Selected working groups, established at the February 28, 2005 public meeting of the AAP (see http://www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will continue to report their draft findings. The Panel also expects to hear from additional invited speakers from the public and private sectors who will address issues related to the Panel’s statutory charter. In addition to working group reports and invited speakers, the Panel is also welcoming oral public comments at this meeting and has reserved one hour for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above). (b) Availability of Materials for the Meetings: Please see the Acquisition Advisory Panel Web site for any available materials, including draft agendas, for these meetings (http:// www.acqnet.gov/aap). Questions/issues of particular interest to the Panel are also available to the public on this Web site on its front page, including ‘‘Questions for Government Buying Agencies,’’ ‘‘Questions for Contractors that Sell Commercial Goods or Services to the Government,’’ ‘‘Questions for Commercial Organizations,’’ and an issue raised by one Panel member regarding the rules of interpretation and performance of contracts and liabilities of the parties entitled ‘‘Proposal for Public Comment.’’ The Panel encourages the public to address any of these questions/issues when presenting either oral public comments or written statements to the Panel. The public may also obtain copies of Initial Working Group Reports presented at the March 30, 2005 public meeting and the followup scope reports presented at the June 14, 2005 public meeting at the Panel’s Web site under ‘‘Meeting Materials’’ at this Web site. Minutes for each meeting are also posted. (c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments: It is the policy of the Acquisition Advisory Panel to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Oct 12, 2005 Jkt 208001 comments whenever possible. To facilitate Panel discussions at its meetings, the Panel may not accept oral comments at all meetings. The Panel Staff expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings will be focused on the Panel’s statutory charter and working group topics, and not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements, and that comments will be relevant to the issues under discussion. Oral Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a ‘‘firstcome/first-served’’ basis. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes. Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be approximate. Interested parties must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing (via mail, e-mail, or fax identified above for Ms. Terry) at least one week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the public speaker list for the meeting. Oral requests for speaking time will not be taken. Speakers are requested to bring extra copies of their comments and presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the presentation to Ms. Terry one week in advance of the meeting. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied to the DFO at the address/ contact information given in this FR Notice in one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files, in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please note: Since the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up to and including being posted on the Panel’s Web site. (d) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact Ms. Auletta at least five business days PO 00000 prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. 05–20598 Filed 10–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SES Performance Review Board Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the OPM Performance Review Board. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Teresa Floyd, Center for Human Capital Management Services, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415, (202) 606– 2309. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 4314(c)(1) through (5) of Title 5, U.S.C., requires each agency to establish, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, one or more SES performance review boards. The board reviews and evaluates the initial appraisal of a senior executive’s performance by the supervisor, and considers recommendations to the appointing authority regarding the performance of the senior executive. Office of Personnel Management. Linda M. Springer, Director. The following have been designated as regular members of the Performance Review Board of the Office of Personnel Management: Dan G. Blair, Deputy Director—Chair. Patricia L. Hollis, Chief of Staff and Director of External Affairs. Clarence Crawford, Chief Financial Officer. Robert F. Danbeck, Associate Director for Human Resources Products and Services. Nancy H. Kichak, Associate Director for Strategic Human Resources Policy. Marta B. Perez, Associate Director for Human Capital Leadership and Merit System Accountability. Mark A. Robbins, General Counsel. William A. Jackson Jr., Deputy Associate Director for Human Capital Management Services—Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 05–20484 Filed 10–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–45–P Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 197 (Thursday, October 13, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59781-59782]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-20598]


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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; 
Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel

AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the 
President.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces two meetings of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ``Panel'') established in 
accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003.

DATES: There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register 
Notice. Public meetings of the Panel will be held on October 27, 2005 
and November 18, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and ending no 
later than 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Both meetings will be held at the Federal Deposit Insurance 
Corporation (FDIC), Basement auditorium, 801 17th Street NW., 
Washington DC 20434. The public is asked to pre-register one week in 
advance for both meetings due to security and/or seating limitations 
(see below for information on pre-registration).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public wishing further 
information concerning these meetings or the Acquisition Advisory Panel 
itself, or to pre-register for either meeting, should contact Ms. Laura 
Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at: laura.auletta@gsa.gov, 
phone/voice mail (202) 208-7279, or mail at: General Services 
Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4006, Washington, DC, 20405. 
Members of the public wishing to reserve speaking time must contact Ms. 
Anne Terry, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: anne.terry@gsa.gov, by 
FAX at 202-501-3341, or mail at the address given above for the DFO, no 
later than one week prior to the meeting at which they wish to speak.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    (a) Background: The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent 
advice and recommendations to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy 
and Congress pursuant to Section 1423 of the Services Acquisition 
Reform Act of 2003. The Panel's statutory charter is to review Federal 
contracting laws, regulations, and governmentwide policies, including 
the use of commercial practices, performance-based contracting, 
performance of acquisition functions across agency lines of 
responsibility, and governmentwide contracts. Interested parties are 
invited to attend the meetings. Opportunity for public comments will be 
provided at both meetings. Additional time for oral public comments is 
expected at future public meetings to be announced in the Federal 
Register.
    October 27, 2005 Meeting--Selected working groups, established at 
the February 28, 2005 public meeting of the AAP (see http://
www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will report their 
draft findings during this meeting.

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The Panel also expects to hear from additional invited speakers from 
the public and private sectors who will address issues related to the 
Panel's statutory charter. In addition to working group reports and 
invited speakers, the Panel is also welcoming oral public comments at 
this meeting and has reserved one hour for this purpose. Members of the 
public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Ms. 
Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see 
contact information above).
    November 18, 2005 Meeting--Selected working groups, established at 
the February 28, 2005 public meeting of the AAP (see http://
www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will continue to 
report their draft findings. The Panel also expects to hear from 
additional invited speakers from the public and private sectors who 
will address issues related to the Panel's statutory charter. In 
addition to working group reports and invited speakers, the Panel is 
also welcoming oral public comments at this meeting and has reserved 
one hour for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the 
Panel during the meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as 
soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above).
    (b) Availability of Materials for the Meetings: Please see the 
Acquisition Advisory Panel Web site for any available materials, 
including draft agendas, for these meetings (http://www.acqnet.gov/
aap). Questions/issues of particular interest to the Panel are also 
available to the public on this Web site on its front page, including 
``Questions for Government Buying Agencies,'' ``Questions for 
Contractors that Sell Commercial Goods or Services to the Government,'' 
``Questions for Commercial Organizations,'' and an issue raised by one 
Panel member regarding the rules of interpretation and performance of 
contracts and liabilities of the parties entitled ``Proposal for Public 
Comment.'' The Panel encourages the public to address any of these 
questions/issues when presenting either oral public comments or written 
statements to the Panel. The public may also obtain copies of Initial 
Working Group Reports presented at the March 30, 2005 public meeting 
and the follow-up scope reports presented at the June 14, 2005 public 
meeting at the Panel's Web site under ``Meeting Materials'' at this Web 
site. Minutes for each meeting are also posted.
    (c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments: It is the policy of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel to accept written public comments of any 
length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. To 
facilitate Panel discussions at its meetings, the Panel may not accept 
oral comments at all meetings. The Panel Staff expects that public 
statements presented at Panel meetings will be focused on the Panel's 
statutory charter and working group topics, and not be repetitive of 
previously submitted oral or written statements, and that comments will 
be relevant to the issues under discussion.
    Oral Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a 
``first-come/first-served'' basis. To accommodate as many speakers as 
possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes. 
Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be 
approximate. Interested parties must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing 
(via mail, e-mail, or fax identified above for Ms. Terry) at least one 
week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the public speaker 
list for the meeting. Oral requests for speaking time will not be 
taken. Speakers are requested to bring extra copies of their comments 
and presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. 
Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the 
presentation to Ms. Terry one week in advance of the meeting.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the 
date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should 
be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting 
date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their 
consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied 
to the DFO at the address/contact information given in this FR Notice 
in one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or 
Rich Text files, in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please note: 
Since the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as 
public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up 
to and including being posted on the Panel's Web site.
    (d) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special 
accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact 
Ms. Auletta at least five business days prior to the meeting so that 
appropriate arrangements can be made.

Laura Auletta,
Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory 
Panel.
[FR Doc. 05-20598 Filed 10-12-05; 8:45 am]
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