60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information; Opportunity for Public Comment, 7074 [07-656]

Download as PDF 7074 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 14, 2007 / Notices [FR Doc. E7–2498 Filed 2–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service 60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of Information; Opportunity for Public Comment The Department of the Interior, National Park Service. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with PRELIMS AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 CFR part 1320, Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on an extension of a currently approved collection of information (OMB# 1024–0029). DATES: Public comments will be accepted on or before April 16, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., (2410), Washington, DC 20240; email: jo_pendry@nps.gov. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jo A. Pendry, Concessions Program Manager, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., (2410), Washington, DC 20240. Phone: 202/513–7144; Fax: 202/ 371–2090. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Concessioner Annual Financial Report. Bureau Form Number(s): 10–356, 10– 356a, 10–356b. OMB Control Number: 1024–0029. Expiration Date of Approval: April 30, 2007. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Description of Need: The regulations at 36 CFR Part 51 primarily implement Title IV of the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998 (Pub. L. 105– 391 or the Act), which requires that the Secretary of the Interior exercise authority in a manner consistent with a reasonable opportunity for a concessioner to realize a profit on his operation as a whole commensurate with the capital invested and the obligations assumed. It also requires that franchise fees be determined with consideration to the opportunity for net profit in relation to both gross receipts VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:27 Feb 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 and capital invested. The financial information being colleted is necessary to provide insight into and knowledge of the concessioner’s operation so that this authority can be exercised and franchise fees determined in a timely manner and without an undue burden on the concessioner. This program will measure performance in meeting goals as required by the 1995 Government Performance and Results Act. Comments are invited on: (1) The practical utility of the information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden hour estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Description of Respondents: National Park Service concessioners. Total Annual Responses: 500. Estimate of Burden: Approximately 20 hours per response. Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,800. Total Non-hour Cost Burden: None. Dated: January 8, 2007. Leonard E. Stowe, NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–656 Filed 2–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–53–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service 60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection Information; Opportunity for Public Comment The Department of the Interior, National Park Service. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 CFR Part 1320, Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements, the National Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on an extension of a currently approved collection of information (OMB #1024–0231). PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public comments will be accepted on or before April 16, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., (2410), Washington, DC 20240; email: jo_pendry@nps.gov; All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, National Park Service, 1849 C St., NW., (2410), Washington, DC 20240. Phone: 202–513–7144; Fax: 202–371– 2090. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Concession Contract—36 CFR 51. Form Number(s): None. OMB Control Number: 1024–0231. Expiration Date of Approval: April 30, 2007. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Description of Need: The information is being collected to meet the requirements of Sections 403(7) and (8) of the NPS Concessions Management Improvement Act of 1998 (the Act), concerning the granting of a preferential right to renew a concession contract, Section 405 of the Act, regarding the construction of capital improvements by concessioners, and Section 414 of the Act, regarding recordkeeping requirements of concessioners. The information will be used by the agency in considering appeals concerning preferred offeror determinations, agency review and approval of construction projects and determinations with regard to the leasehold surrender interest value of such projects, and when necessary, agency review of a concessioner’s books and records related to its activities under a concession contract. This program will also measure performance in meeting goals as required by the 1995 Government Performance and Results Act. Comments are invited on: (1) The practical utility of the information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s burden hour estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to respondents, including use of automated information collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you DATES: E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service


60-Day Notice of Intention To Request Clearance of Collection of 
Information; Opportunity for Public Comment

AGENCY: The Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

ACTION:  Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: Under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and 5 
CFR part 1320, Reporting and Record Keeping Requirements, the National 
Park Service (NPS) invites public comments on an extension of a 
currently approved collection of information (OMB 1024-0029).

DATES: Public comments will be accepted on or before April 16, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Jo A. Pendry, Concession Program Manager, 
National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., (2410), Washington, DC 
20240; e-mail: jo_pendry@nps.gov. All responses to this notice will be 
summarized and included in the request for the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public 
record.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jo A. Pendry, Concessions Program 
Manager, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW., (2410), Washington, 
DC 20240. Phone: 202/513-7144; Fax: 202/371-2090.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Concessioner Annual Financial Report.
    Bureau Form Number(s): 10-356, 10-356a, 10-356b.
    OMB Control Number: 1024-0029.
    Expiration Date of Approval: April 30, 2007.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Description of Need: The regulations at 36 CFR Part 51 primarily 
implement Title IV of the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998 
(Pub. L. 105-391 or the Act), which requires that the Secretary of the 
Interior exercise authority in a manner consistent with a reasonable 
opportunity for a concessioner to realize a profit on his operation as 
a whole commensurate with the capital invested and the obligations 
assumed. It also requires that franchise fees be determined with 
consideration to the opportunity for net profit in relation to both 
gross receipts and capital invested. The financial information being 
colleted is necessary to provide insight into and knowledge of the 
concessioner's operation so that this authority can be exercised and 
franchise fees determined in a timely manner and without an undue 
burden on the concessioner. This program will measure performance in 
meeting goals as required by the 1995 Government Performance and 
Results Act.
    Comments are invited on: (1) The practical utility of the 
information being gathered; (2) the accuracy of the burden hour 
estimate; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden to 
respondents, including use of automated information collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Before including 
your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Description of Respondents: National Park Service concessioners.
    Total Annual Responses: 500.
    Estimate of Burden: Approximately 20 hours per response.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,800.
    Total Non-hour Cost Burden: None.

    Dated: January 8, 2007.
Leonard E. Stowe,
NPS, Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-656 Filed 2-13-07; 8:45 am]
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