Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment, 4930-4931 [E6-1060]

Download as PDF 4930 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 19 / Monday, January 30, 2006 / Notices Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and Other Needs Assistance as authorized by the Stafford Act will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1624–DR] Texas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Texas (FEMA– 1624–DR), dated January 11, 2006, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: January 11, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated January 11, 2006, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that damage in certain areas of the State of Texas, resulting from an extreme wildfire threat beginning on December 1, 2005, and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Texas. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Individual Assistance for losses sustained in the designated areas on or after December 1, 2005, Hazard Mitigation assistance throughout the State, and assistance under the Public Assistance program (Category B) for emergency protective measures implemented on or after December 27, 2005, for eligible costs (as determined by FEMA) resulting from wildfires that pose a significant threat to life and property in any county, or portion thereof, to be designated by you in consultation with the State, for as long as such areas are threatened by an urgent danger of such wildfires, and such other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act as you may deem appropriate. Designation of specific counties eligible for reimbursement will be made on a weekly basis for the duration of the incident, and those designated for approved reimbursements will be based on measurable weather and fire conditions that identify areas threatened by an urgent danger from wildfires. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:07 Jan 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) The time period prescribed for the implementation of section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Acting Director, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Sandra Coachman, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Texas to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster: Callahan, Cooke, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Montague, Palo Pinto, Tarrant, and Wise Counties for Individual Assistance. All 254 counties in the State of Texas for Public Assistance (Category B) emergency protective measures implemented on or after December 27, 2005, for eligible costs (as determined by FEMA) resulting from wildfires that pose a significant threat to life and property in any county, or portion thereof, to be designated by FEMA in consultation with the State, for as long as such areas are threatened by an urgent danger of such wildfires. Designation of specific counties eligible for reimbursement will be made on a weekly basis for the duration of the incident, and those designated for approved reimbursements will be based on measurable weather and fire conditions that identify areas threatened by an urgent danger from wildfires. All counties within the State of Texas are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individuals and Households Housing; 97.049, Individuals and Households Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individuals and Households Program—Other Needs; 97.036, Public PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 R. David Paulison, Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–1062 Filed 1–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P Federal Emergency Management Agency Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice that we are increasing the statewide per capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for disasters declared on or after January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006. DATES: Effective Date: January 30, 2006. Applicability Date: This notice applies to major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 44 CFR 206.47, FEMA annually adjusts the statewide per capita threshold that is used to recommend an increase of the Federal cost share from seventy-five percent (75%) to not more than ninety percent (90%) of the eligible cost of permanent work under section 406 and emergency work under section 403 and section 407 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. The adjustment to the threshold is based on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published annually by the U.S. Department of Labor. For disasters declared on January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006, the qualifying threshold is $114 of State population. We base the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 3.4 percent for the 12-month period ended in December 2005. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on January 18, 2006. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1 4931 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 19 / Monday, January 30, 2006 / Notices Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individual and Household Program— Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: March 31, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Aneita Waites, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410–5000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Aneita Waites, (202) 708–0713, extension 4114, for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. (This is not a toll-free number). [Docket No. FR–5044–N–03] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: R. David Paulison, Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–1060 Filed 1–27–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Moving to Work Plans and Reports Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Moving to Work Plans and Reports. OMB Control Number: 2577–0216. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: Those Housing Agencies participating in the Moving to Work Demonstration program (MTW) that have implemented specific aspects of the demonstration are required to submit MTW plans and reports instead of traditional Public Housing plans. The specific information outlined for the MTW plans and reports is based on requirements from the statute. Agency Form Number: HUD–50900. Members of the Affected Public: State or local government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: Number of respondents Frequency of submission Hours of responses Burden hours 16 ................................................................................................................................................. 2 annual 40 1280 Status of the Proposed Information Collection: Reinstatement of previously approved collection. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. Draft General Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Oklahoma of the September 23, 2002, Federal Register (59530). The National Park Service has since determined that an Environmental Assessment (EA) rather than an EIS is the appropriate environmental documentation for the general management plan. Dated: January 19, 2006. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Program, and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E6–1131 Filed 1–27–06; 8:45 am] cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4210–33–P National Park Service National Park Service, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Termination of the Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan, Chickasaw National Recreation Area. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Park Service (NPS) is terminating preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the General Management Plan, Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Oklahoma. A Notice of Intent to prepare the EIS for the Chickasaw National Recreation Area General Management Plan was published in Vol. 67, No. 184, VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:07 Jan 27, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The general management plan will establish the overall direction for the national recreation area, setting broad management goals for managing the area over the next 15 to 20 years. The plan was originally scoped as an EIS. However, few public comments were received in the scoping process. Although several concerns were expressed during the public scoping process, particularly on the future of the recreation area’s water resources, no issues were identified for the general management plan that have the potential for controversial impacts. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30JAN1.SGM 30JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 19 (Monday, January 30, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4930-4931]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency


Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for 
Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice that we are increasing the statewide per 
capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for disasters 
declared on or after January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2006.

DATES: Effective Date: January 30, 2006. Applicability Date: This 
notice applies to major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-2705.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 44 CFR 206.47, FEMA annually 
adjusts the statewide per capita threshold that is used to recommend an 
increase of the Federal cost share from seventy-five percent (75%) to 
not more than ninety percent (90%) of the eligible cost of permanent 
work under section 406 and emergency work under section 403 and section 
407 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance 
Act. The adjustment to the threshold is based on the Consumer Price 
Index for All Urban Consumers published annually by the U.S. Department 
of Labor. For disasters declared on January 1, 2006, through December 
31, 2006, the qualifying threshold is $114 of State population.
    We base the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index 
for All Urban Consumers of 3.4 percent for the 12-month period ended in 
December 2005. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of 
Labor released the information on January 18, 2006.

(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) 
are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030,

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Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, 
Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, 
Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management 
Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, 
Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, 
Individual and Household Program--Other Needs; 97.036, Public 
Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.)

R. David Paulison,
Acting Director, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E6-1060 Filed 1-27-06; 8:45 am]
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