National Sea Grant Review Panel, 66351-66352 [05-21814]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Marine Protected Areas Center West Coast Region Public Dialogue Meetings National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of two (2) West Coast Region Public Dialogue meetings concerning the development of the national system of marine protected areas (MPAs) pursuant to Executive Order 13158 (May 26, 2000). The State of California Public Dialogue will be held December 12, 2005, 6:30–9 p.m. in San Francisco, California. The State of Washington Public Dialogue will be held December 13, 2005, 6:30–9 p.m. in Seattle, Washington. These are the fourth and fifth in a series of regional dialogues being held around the United States to solicit input from the public concerning their views on a national system of MPAs. Additional meetings will be announced and scheduled pending available resources. Refer to the web page listed below for background information concerning the development of the national system of MPAs. Meeting room capacity for each of these meetings is limited to 75 people, and as such interested participants are required to RSVP via the e-mail address (preferable), fax number, or phone number listed below, by no later than 5 p.m. p.s.t. on November 28, 2005. In the RSVP, please indicate which Public Dialogue meeting, either California or Seattle, you plan to attend. Attendance will be available to the first 75 people who responded for each meeting. Those who cannot attend due to space, schedule, or other limitations can find background materials at the web page listed below and may submit written comments to the e-mail, fax, or mailing address below. A written summary of the meeting and any other comments received will be posted on the web site within one month of its occurrence. DATES: The State of California Public Dialogue meeting will be held Monday, December 12, 2005, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. p.s.t. The State of Washington Public Dialogue meeting will be held Tuesday, December 13, 2005, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. p.s.t. ADDRESSES: The State of California Public Dialogue meeting will be held at The Presidio of San Francisco, Log Cabin, 1299 Storey Avenue, San VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 Francisco, California 94129. The State of Washington Public Dialogue meeting will be held at The Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley Street, Seattle, Washington 98109. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Kelsey, National System Development Coordinator, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910. (Phone: 301–713– 3155 ext. 130, Fax: 301–713–3110); email: mpa.comments@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http://mpa.gov/national_system/). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These Public Dialogue meetings are intended to solicit the public’s views regarding the development of a national system of MPAs. All input received via these dialogues, e-mail, or fax will be for the public record and considered in developing a draft proposal for a national system of MPAs. At this preliminary stage in the effort to develop the national system, NOAA does not intend to respond to any comments received via these dialogues, e-mail, fax, or mail. Once a draft proposal is developed for the national system of MPAs, NOAA will publish it in the Federal Register for formal public comment and will subsequently provide a formal response to comments received. Matters to be Considered: Executive Order 13158 (May 26, 2000) calls for the development of a national system of MPAs. These Public Dialogue meetings are intended to solicit the public’s views concerning the development of a national system of MPAs. Refer to the web page listed above for background information concerning these dialogues and the development of the national system of MPAs. Dated: October 26, 2005. Eldon Hout, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. 05–21811 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Cancellation of Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee Meeting National Ocean Service, NOAA, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of meeting cancellation. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the meeting of the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66351 (MPAFAC), which was to be held November 1–3, 2005, in Corpus Christi, Texas is cancelled (Federal Register, v.70, No. 191, p. 57863–57864). Notice of the rescheduled date will be published in the Federal Register and posted on http://www.mpa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lauren Wenzel, Designated Federal Officer, MPAFAC, National Marine Protected Areas Center, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910. Phone: (Phone: 301–713–3100 x136, Fax: 301–713–3110); email: lauren.wenzel@noaa.gov; or visit the National MPA Center Web site at http:// www.mpa.gov). Dated: October 26, 2005. Eldon Hout, Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. [FR Doc. 05–21816 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–08–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Sea Grant Review Panel National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Sea Grant Review Panel. The meeting will have several purposes. Panel members will discuss and provide advice on the National Sea Grant College Program in the areas of program evaluation, strategic planning, education, communications and extension, science and technology programs, and other matters as described below: DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled during two days: Tuesday, November 15, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; Wednesday, November 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education (CORE), 1201 New York Avenue, Northwest, 4th Floor Conference Room, Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Francis M. Schuler, Designated Federal Official, National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 EastWest Highway, Room 11837, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 713– 2445. The Review Panel web page address is http:// E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 66352 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices www.nsgo.seagrant.org/leadership/ review_panel.html. CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE The Panel, which consists of a balanced representation from academia, industry, state government and citizens groups, was established in 1976 by section 209 of the Sea Grant Improvement Act (Pub. L. 94–461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The Panel advises the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Sea Grant College Program with respect to operations under the Act, and such other matters as the Secretary refers to them for review and advice. The following agenda may be obtained via internet at the web address given above in this notice in the section FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Information Collection; Submission for OMB Emergency Review; Comment Request SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 8:45 a.m.–5:15 p.m. 8:45 a.m.—Welcoming and Opening Remarks 9 a.m.—Program Evaluation Committee Report 9:45 a.m.—Executive Committee Report 10:30 a.m.—Break 10:45 a.m.—National Sea Grant Office Director’s Update 11:45 a.m.—Sea Grant Association President’s Report 12:15 p.m.—Lunch 1:30 p.m.—NOAA Research Update 2:15 p.m.—Panel Subcommittee Updates 3:15 p.m.—Break 3:30 p.m.—Panel Business Practices 4 p.m.—Panel Priorities Open Discussion 5 p.m.—Nominations Committee Report 5:15 p.m.—Adjourn Wednesday, November 16, 2005 8:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 8:45 a.m.—Founder’s Report 10 a.m.—NOAA Legislative Update 10:30 a.m.—Break 10:45 a.m.—National Sea Grant Office Staff Updates 12:15 p.m.—Wrap-Up 12:30 p.m.—Adjourn This meeting will be open to the public. Dated: October 26, 2005. Mark E. Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research. [FR Doc. 05–21814 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), has submitted the following information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (PRA 95) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The Corporation has requested OMB to review and approve its emergency request for a period of six months. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Corporation for National and Community Service, Disaster Response Team, Mr. Mikel Herrington, (202) 606– 6706 or by e-mail at mherrington@cns.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565– 2799 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individuals and offices listed in the ADDRESSES section by December 2, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to (1) Corporation for National and Community Service, and (2) the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Please send comments to: (1) Corporation for National and Community Service, Attn: Mikel Herrington, Disaster Response Team Leader: (a) By fax to: (202) 565–2791, Attention: Mikel Herrington, Disaster Response Team Leader; and (b) Electronically by e-mail to: mherrington@cns.gov; and, (2) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service, by any of the following two: (a) By fax to: (202) 395–6974, Attention: Ms. Katherine Astrich, OMB Desk Officer for the Corporation for National and Community Service; and (b) Electronically by e-mail to: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the Corporation’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Type of Review: Emergency request. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Disaster Response Data Collection Instrument. OMB Number: None. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Corporation for National and Community Service funded programs and general public. Total Respondents: 14,642. Frequency: Disaster relief database, every 2 weeks; the Volunteer Availability Form, once a year. Average Time Per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 197,667 per year. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): None. Comments The Corporation has implemented this data collection system to organize and manage information related to disaster recovery program activities as they occur in the field. All Corporationsupported programs that assist with disaster response/recovery are asked to report up-to-date information. The role of the database is to gather and subsequently disseminate disaster recovery program activities from all CNCS programs as soon as the activities occur. Due to recent major hurricane activity in the southern United States, it is essential that the Corporation has this disaster recovery collection instrument in place as soon as possible. Therefore, the Corporation has requested OMB’s emergency review and approval by October 31, 2005 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 211 (Wednesday, November 2, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66351-66352]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-21814]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Sea Grant Review Panel

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the Sea Grant Review Panel. The meeting will 
have several purposes. Panel members will discuss and provide advice on 
the National Sea Grant College Program in the areas of program 
evaluation, strategic planning, education, communications and 
extension, science and technology programs, and other matters as 
described below:

DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled during two days: Tuesday, 
November 15, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; Wednesday, November 16, 8:30 a.m. 
to 12:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education (CORE), 
1201 New York Avenue, Northwest, 4th Floor Conference Room, Washington, 
DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Francis M. Schuler, Designated 
Federal Official, National Sea Grant College Program, National Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 11837, 
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 713-2445. The Review Panel web 
page address is http://

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www.nsgo.seagrant.org/leadership/review_panel.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel, which consists of a balanced 
representation from academia, industry, state government and citizens 
groups, was established in 1976 by section 209 of the Sea Grant 
Improvement Act (Pub. L. 94-461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The Panel advises the 
Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Sea Grant 
College Program with respect to operations under the Act, and such 
other matters as the Secretary refers to them for review and advice. 
The following agenda may be obtained via internet at the web address 
given above in this notice in the section FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

8:45 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
8:45 a.m.--Welcoming and Opening Remarks
9 a.m.--Program Evaluation Committee Report
9:45 a.m.--Executive Committee Report
10:30 a.m.--Break
10:45 a.m.--National Sea Grant Office Director's Update
11:45 a.m.--Sea Grant Association President's Report
12:15 p.m.--Lunch
1:30 p.m.--NOAA Research Update
2:15 p.m.--Panel Subcommittee Updates
3:15 p.m.--Break
3:30 p.m.--Panel Business Practices
4 p.m.--Panel Priorities Open Discussion
5 p.m.--Nominations Committee Report
5:15 p.m.--Adjourn

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
8:45 a.m.--Founder's Report
10 a.m.--NOAA Legislative Update
10:30 a.m.--Break
10:45 a.m.--National Sea Grant Office Staff Updates
12:15 p.m.--Wrap-Up
12:30 p.m.--Adjourn
    This meeting will be open to the public.

    Dated: October 26, 2005.
Mark E. Brown,
Chief Financial Officer, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.
[FR Doc. 05-21814 Filed 11-1-05; 8:45 am]
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