Notice of Extension of Information Collection for Public Comment; Consolidated Plan and Annual Performance Report, 65055-65056 [E7-22610]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 222 / Monday, November 19, 2007 / Notices rule, on page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment approach based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to implement the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice in the Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific location will begin and when it is expected to terminate. This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at the Port of Lake Charles, LA. Enrollment in this port begins on November 21, 2007. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Port Arthur, including those in the Port of Lake Charles, LA must comply with the portions of the final rule requiring TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice will be published at least 90 days before compliance is required. To obtain information on the preenrollment and enrollment process, and enrollment locations, visit TSA’s TWIC Web site at http://www.tsa.gov/twic. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on November 14, 2007. Stephen Sadler, Director, Maritime and Surface Credentialing, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration. [FR Doc. E7–22584 Filed 11–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5118–N–07] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request, Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grant Application Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 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: January 18, 2008. 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: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:17 Nov 16, 2007 Jkt 214001 Pam Williams, Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing Urban and Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 7232, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Oliva, Director for Special Needs Assistance Programs, (202) 708–4300 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (55 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 affected 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: Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grant Application. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2506–0112. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Information is to be used in the rating, ranking, and selection of proposals submitted to HUD by state and local governments, public housing authorities, and nonprofit organizations for awarded funds under the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance programs. Agency form numbers: HUD–40090–1, HUD–40090–2, HUD–40090–4, SF–424, HUD–SF–424 SUPP, HUD–2880, HUD– 96010, HUD–27300, HUD–2991, HUD– 2993, HUD–2994. Members of affected public: Eligible applicants interested in applying for the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance funds. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Number of Respondents: 10,510. Frequency of Response: 1. Hours of response: 184,812. Total combined burden hours: 184,812 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65055 Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement of previously approved collection number will expire March 31, 2010. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 5, 2007. ´ Nelson R. Bregon, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. E7–22525 Filed 11–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5118–N–06] Notice of Extension of Information Collection for Public Comment; Consolidated Plan and Annual Performance Report Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice of Extension of Information Collection for Public Comment Period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed extension of information collection requirements for Consolidated Planning for Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs 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: January 18, 2008. 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: Reports Liaison Officer, Pamela Williams, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Room 7234, Washington, DC 20410. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Salvatore Sclafani, Office of Policy Development and Coordination, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20420; telephone number (202) 402–4364 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed extension of information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 as amended). As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), HUD E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 65056 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 222 / Monday, November 19, 2007 / Notices and OMB are seeking comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed extension of 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 submission of responses. Title of Proposal: Consolidated Plan & Annual Performance Report. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Uses: The information is needed to provide HUD with preliminary assessment of compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. A secondary need is informing citizens of the intended uses of formula grant funds and an evaluation of programmatic accomplishments. Agency Form Numbers (if applicable): The Department’s collection of this information is in compliance with statutory provisions of the CranstonGonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 that requires the participating jurisdictions submit a Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy (Section 105), the 1974 Housing and Community Development Act, as amended, that requires states and localities to submit a Community Development Plan (Section 104 (b)(4) and Section 104 (b)(m) and statutory provisions of these Acts that require states and localities to submit annual plans and reports for these formula grant programs. Members of the Affected Public: State and local governments participating in the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program, the Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) program, or the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS/ HIV (HOPWA) program. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response and hours of response: Under a previous submission, OMB Control Number 2506–0117, the burden of meeting the regulatory requirements of Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA) and the Housing and Community Development Act (HCDA) were assessed. That submission was approved until March 31, 2008. In 2002, the President’s Management Agenda directed HUD to work with local stakeholders to streamline the consolidated plan, making it more results-oriented and useful to communities in assessing their own progress toward addressing the problems of low-income areas. The Department carefully considered ideas generated by several working groups that were established to explore alternative planning requirements and suggestions for improving the consolidated plan. A number of suggested alternative formats allowed jurisdictions to crossreference other existing local documents and experiment with different visual formatting tools such as tables, graphs, bullet points, and appendices. The outcome was a streamlined, userfriendly document. In addition, the revision established some new requirements involving the development and implementation of an outcome measurement framework to meet local needs as well as outcomes that can be aggregated on a national basis. The net result did not result in a net change in burden hours. The paperwork estimates are as follows: Number of respondents Task Consolidated Plan Localities: • Strategic Plan Development ............................................................................................. • Action Plan Development ................................................................................................. States: • Strategic Plan Development ............................................................................................. • Action Plan Development ................................................................................................. Performance Report: Localities ............................................................................................................................... States .................................................................................................................................... *Abbreviated Strategy ........................................................................................................... Total ............................................................................................................................... rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of previously approved collection for which approval is near expiration and the request for OMB’s approval for three years. The current OMB approval expires March 31, 2008. Dated: November 9, 2007. ´ Nelson Bregon, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development. [FR Doc. E7–22610 Filed 11–16–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Frequency of response Total U.S. burden hours 1,000 1,000 1 1 220,000 112,00 50 50 1 1 30,200 18,700 1,000 50 100 1 1 ........................ 162,000 12,600 8,200 ........................ ........................ 563,700 DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed Safe Harbor Agreement for the California Red-Legged Frog for Landowners Restoring Aquatic and Riparian Habitat in the Pine Gulch Creek Watershed in Marin County, CA AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of availability; receipt of application. ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:17 Nov 16, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 222 (Monday, November 19, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65055-65056]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-22610]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5118-N-06]


Notice of Extension of Information Collection for Public Comment; 
Consolidated Plan and Annual Performance Report

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of Extension of Information Collection for Public 
Comment Period.

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SUMMARY: The proposed extension of information collection requirements 
for Consolidated Planning for Community Planning and Development (CPD) 
programs 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: January 18, 2008.

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: Reports Liaison Officer, Pamela 
Williams, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW, Room 7234, Washington, DC 20410.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Salvatore Sclafani, Office of Policy 
Development and Coordination, Office of Community Planning and 
Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20420; telephone number (202) 402-4364 
(this is not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed 
extension of information collection to OMB for review, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 as amended). 
As required under 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), HUD

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and OMB are seeking comments from members of the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) 
Evaluate whether the proposed extension of 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 submission of responses.
    Title of Proposal: Consolidated Plan & Annual Performance Report.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Uses: The 
information is needed to provide HUD with preliminary assessment of 
compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. A secondary need 
is informing citizens of the intended uses of formula grant funds and 
an evaluation of programmatic accomplishments.
    Agency Form Numbers (if applicable): The Department's collection of 
this information is in compliance with statutory provisions of the 
Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act of 1990 that requires 
the participating jurisdictions submit a Comprehensive Housing 
Affordability Strategy (Section 105), the 1974 Housing and Community 
Development Act, as amended, that requires states and localities to 
submit a Community Development Plan (Section 104 (b)(4) and Section 104 
(b)(m) and statutory provisions of these Acts that require states and 
localities to submit annual plans and reports for these formula grant 
programs.
    Members of the Affected Public: State and local governments 
participating in the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), 
the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program, the Emergency Shelter 
Grants (ESG) program, or the Housing Opportunities for Persons with 
AIDS/HIV (HOPWA) program.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response and hours of response: Under a previous submission, OMB 
Control Number 2506-0117, the burden of meeting the regulatory 
requirements of Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA) 
and the Housing and Community Development Act (HCDA) were assessed. 
That submission was approved until March 31, 2008. In 2002, the 
President's Management Agenda directed HUD to work with local 
stakeholders to streamline the consolidated plan, making it more 
results-oriented and useful to communities in assessing their own 
progress toward addressing the problems of low-income areas. The 
Department carefully considered ideas generated by several working 
groups that were established to explore alternative planning 
requirements and suggestions for improving the consolidated plan.
    A number of suggested alternative formats allowed jurisdictions to 
cross-reference other existing local documents and experiment with 
different visual formatting tools such as tables, graphs, bullet 
points, and appendices. The outcome was a streamlined, user-friendly 
document. In addition, the revision established some new requirements 
involving the development and implementation of an outcome measurement 
framework to meet local needs as well as outcomes that can be 
aggregated on a national basis. The net result did not result in a net 
change in burden hours.
    The paperwork estimates are as follows:

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                                                                     Number of     Frequency of     Total U.S.
                              Task                                  respondents      response      burden hours
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                        Consolidated Plan
Localities:
     Strategic Plan Development.........................           1,000               1         220,000
     Action Plan Development............................           1,000               1          112,00
States:
     Strategic Plan Development.........................              50               1          30,200
     Action Plan Development............................              50               1          18,700
Performance Report:
    Localities..................................................           1,000               1         162,000
    States......................................................              50               1          12,600
    *Abbreviated Strategy.......................................             100  ..............           8,200
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        Total...................................................  ..............  ..............         563,700
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    Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of 
previously approved collection for which approval is near expiration 
and the request for OMB's approval for three years. The current OMB 
approval expires March 31, 2008.

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

    Dated: November 9, 2007.
Nelson Breg[oacute]n,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and 
Development.
[FR Doc. E7-22610 Filed 11-16-07; 8:45 am]
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