Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Survey of Agencies Receiving Funding Under HUD's Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP), 71551 [E6-20934]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 237 / Monday, December 11, 2006 / Notices Title of Proposal: Survey of Agencies Receiving Funding Under HUD’s Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP) DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5043–N–11] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: Survey of Agencies Receiving Funding Under HUD’s Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP) Office of the Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 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 Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Report Liaison Officer, Office of Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8226, Washington, DC 20410–5000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Todd M. Richardson, (202) 708–3700, extension 5706, (this is not a toll-free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for 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). This Notice also lists the following information: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:15 Dec 08, 2006 Jkt 211001 Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This request is for the clearance of a survey instrument designed to provide a broad, statistically accurate picture of the activities of FHIP agencies nationwide. This survey would be based on the population of approximately 168 FHIP agencies. The purpose of the survey is to characterize the nature of the organizations that receive FHIP grants and the types of activities they undertake. The proposed survey includes questions on agency size, budget, mission, experience, governance/administrative structure, staff, and funding history. The proposed survey will also look specifically at the grantee’s process of implementing its FHIP grant. OMB Approval Number: Pending. Agency form numbers: None. Members of Affected Public: FHIP Agencies. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: 168 FHIP agencies will be surveyed. Average time to complete the survey is 45 minutes. Respondents will only be contacted once. Total burden hours are 126. Status of the proposed information collection: New. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Date: December 1, 2006. Darlene F. Williams, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. E6–20934 Filed 12–8–06; 8:45 am] 71551 Resource Advisory Council will meet as indicated below. DATES: A meeting will be held January 10 and 11, 2007, at the Holiday Inn, at I90 Exit 14, Spearfish, SD 57783, beginning at 1 p.m. The public comment period will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2007. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in North and South Dakota. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided below. The Council will hear updates to Recreation Resource Advisory Committee roles, Sage Grouse Conservation, and upcoming resource management planning efforts. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marian Atkins, Field Manager, South Dakota Field Office, 310 Roundup St., Belle Fourche, South Dakota, 605–892– 7000, or Lonny Bagley, Field Manager, North Dakota Field Office, 99 23rd Ave., W. Suite A, Dickinson, North Dakota, 701–227–7700. Dated: December 5, 2006. Michael A. Nash, Acting, Field Manager. [FR Doc. E6–20972 Filed 12–8–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310– 40–P BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management Bureau of Land Management [MT–060–01–1020–PG] [MT–039–1020–PK] Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council Notice of Public Meeting, Dakotas Resource Advisory Council Meeting AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Dakotas SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5043-N-11]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment: 
Survey of Agencies Receiving Funding Under HUD's Fair Housing 
Initiative Program (FHIP)

AGENCY: Office of the Policy Development and Research, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 Reduction Act. The Department 
is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: February 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
Control number and should be sent to: Report Liaison Officer, Office of 
Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 8226, Washington, DC 20410-5000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Todd M. Richardson, (202) 708-3700, 
extension 5706, (this is not a toll-free number) for copies of the 
proposed forms and other available documents.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed 
information collection to OMB for 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).
    This Notice also lists the following information:

Title of Proposal: Survey of Agencies Receiving Funding Under HUD's 
Fair Housing Initiative Program (FHIP)

    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This 
request is for the clearance of a survey instrument designed to provide 
a broad, statistically accurate picture of the activities of FHIP 
agencies nationwide. This survey would be based on the population of 
approximately 168 FHIP agencies. The purpose of the survey is to 
characterize the nature of the organizations that receive FHIP grants 
and the types of activities they undertake. The proposed survey 
includes questions on agency size, budget, mission, experience, 
governance/administrative structure, staff, and funding history. The 
proposed survey will also look specifically at the grantee's process of 
implementing its FHIP grant.
    OMB Approval Number: Pending.
    Agency form numbers: None.
    Members of Affected Public: FHIP Agencies.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response: 168 FHIP agencies will be surveyed. 
Average time to complete the survey is 45 minutes. Respondents will 
only be contacted once. Total burden hours are 126.
    Status of the proposed information collection: New.

    Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

    Date: December 1, 2006.
Darlene F. Williams,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
 [FR Doc. E6-20934 Filed 12-8-06; 8:45 am]
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