Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings, 22160-22161 [E8-8859]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 22160 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 80 / Thursday, April 24, 2008 / Notices development and administration of health and human services in rural areas. Agenda: Monday morning, at 9 a.m., the meeting will be called to order by the Chairperson of the Committee, the Honorable David Beasley. The first presentation will be an overview of rural North Carolina. The Committee will hear presentations on the three chosen Subcommittee topics. The first panel will focus on Workforce and Community Development. Erin Fraher, MPH, with the Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center, is a confirmed speaker. The second panel of speakers will lead a discussion on At-Risk Children. The final panel for the day is on the Medical Home Model. After the panel discussions, the Committee Chair will give an overview of the site visits. The Monday meeting will close at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday morning, at 8:45 a.m., the Committee will break into Subcommittees and depart to the site visits. The Workforce and Community Development Subcommittee will depart to Raleigh, North Carolina, to visit the Turning Point Allied Health Regional Skills Partnership. The At-Risk Children Subcommittee will depart to Siler City, North Carolina and take a ‘‘ChildWatch’’ Tour where they will learn about the different services provided for children and the status of children and families. After the tour, the Subcommittee will arrive at the Chatham Family Resource Center. The Medical Home Subcommittee will depart for Community Care of Eastern Carolina in Greenville, North Carolina. Transportation to the site visits will not be provided to the public. At 4:15 p.m. the Subcommittees will arrive back at the Siena Hotel for Subcommittee meetings. The Tuesday meeting will close at 5:15 p.m. The final session will be convened Wednesday morning, at 8:15 a.m. The Committee will break into Subcommittee format and meet for forty-five minutes. The Committee as a whole will reconvene at 9 a.m. There will be a review of the site visits and action items will be developed for the Committee members and staff. The Committee will draft the letter to the Secretary and discuss the September meeting. The meeting will be adjourned at 10:30 a.m. For Further Information Contact: Anyone requiring information regarding the Committee should contact Jennifer Chang, MPH, Executive Secretary, National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 9A–55, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Telephone (301) 443–0835, Fax (301) 443–2803. Persons interested in attending any portion of the meeting should contact Michele PrayGibson, Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), Telephone (301) 443–0835. The Committee meeting agenda will be posted on ORHP’s Web site http:// www.ruralhealth.hrsa.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Apr 23, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: April 16, 2008. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E8–9010 Filed 4–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–0308] Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet in Houston, Texas to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. These meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 9 a.m. The meeting of the Committee’s working groups will be held on Thursday May 8, 2008 at 9 a.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard at least five (5) working days before the meeting. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee or working group should reach the Coast Guard at least ten (10) working days before the meeting. ADDRESSES: The full Committee meeting and working groups meetings will be held at the Houston Pilots Association, 8150 South Loop East, Houston, Texas 77011–1747, (713) 645–9620. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Captain William Diehl, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of HOGANSAC, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas 77029. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG– 2008–0308 at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Hal R. Pitts, Assistant to the DFO of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671–5164, e-mail hal.r.pitts@uscg.mil or Lieutenant Sean Hughes, telephone (713) 678–9001, email sean.p.hughes@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given pursuant to the PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). Agendas of the Meetings Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). The tentative agenda is as follows: (1) Opening remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Whitehead) or the Committee Sponsor’s representative, DFO (CAPT Diehl) and Chairperson (Ms. Tava Foret). (2) Approval of the 26 February 2008 minutes. (3) Old Business: (a) Navigation Operations (NAVOPS)/ Maritime Incident Review subcommittee report; (b) Deep Draft Entry Facilitation (DDEF) subcommittee report; (c) Dredging subcommittee report; (d) Technology subcommittee report; (e) Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Liaison’s report; (f) Harbor of Safe Refuge subcommittee report; (g) HOGANSAC Outreach report; (h) Maritime Awareness subcommittee report. (4) New Business: Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups meeting is as follows: (1) Presentation by each working group of its accomplishments and plans for the future; (2) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group; (3) Put forth any action items for consideration at the full committee meeting. Working groups have been formed to examine the following issues: Dredging and related issues, electronic navigation systems, aids to navigation (AtoN) knockdowns, impact of passing vessels on moored ships, boater education issues, facilitating deep draft movements, mooring infrastructure, and harbor of safe refuge. Not all working groups will provide a report at this session. Further, working group reports may not necessarily include discussions on all issues within the particular working group’s area of responsibility. Procedural: All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the Assistant DFO at least five (5) working days before the meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0308]


Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee 
(HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet in Houston, Texas to 
discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects 
impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other 
navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. These meetings 
will be open to the public.

DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 9 a.m. The 
meeting of the Committee's working groups will be held on Thursday May 
8, 2008 at 9 a.m. These meetings may close early if all business is 
finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations 
should reach the Coast Guard at least five (5) working days before the 
meeting. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each 
member of the committee or working group should reach the Coast Guard 
at least ten (10) working days before the meeting.

ADDRESSES: The full Committee meeting and working groups meetings will 
be held at the Houston Pilots Association, 8150 South Loop East, 
Houston, Texas 77011-1747, (713) 645-9620. Send written material and 
requests to make oral presentations to Captain William Diehl, 
Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of HOGANSAC, 9640 Clinton Drive, 
Houston, Texas 77029. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, 
USCG-2008-0308 at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Hal R. Pitts, Assistant to 
the DFO of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671-5164, e-mail 
hal.r.pitts@uscg.mil or Lieutenant Sean Hughes, telephone (713) 678-
9001, e-mail sean.p.hughes@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given pursuant 
to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).

Agendas of the Meetings

    Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). 
The tentative agenda is as follows:
    (1) Opening remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Whitehead) or 
the Committee Sponsor's representative, DFO (CAPT Diehl) and 
Chairperson (Ms. Tava Foret).
    (2) Approval of the 26 February 2008 minutes.
    (3) Old Business:
    (a) Navigation Operations (NAVOPS)/Maritime Incident
    Review subcommittee report;
    (b) Deep Draft Entry Facilitation (DDEF) subcommittee report;
    (c) Dredging subcommittee report;
    (d) Technology subcommittee report;
    (e) Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Liaison's report;
    (f) Harbor of Safe Refuge subcommittee report;
    (g) HOGANSAC Outreach report;
    (h) Maritime Awareness subcommittee report.
    (4) New Business:
    Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups 
meeting is as follows:
    (1) Presentation by each working group of its accomplishments and 
plans for the future;
    (2) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group;
    (3) Put forth any action items for consideration at the full 
committee meeting.
    Working groups have been formed to examine the following issues: 
Dredging and related issues, electronic navigation systems, aids to 
navigation (AtoN) knockdowns, impact of passing vessels on moored 
ships, boater education issues, facilitating deep draft movements, 
mooring infrastructure, and harbor of safe refuge. Not all working 
groups will provide a report at this session. Further, working group 
reports may not necessarily include discussions on all issues within 
the particular working group's area of responsibility.
    Procedural: All meetings are open to the public. Please note that 
the meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the 
Chair's discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations 
during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at 
a meeting, please notify the Assistant DFO at least five (5) working 
days before the meeting. Written material for distribution at a meeting 
should reach the Coast Guard at least ten (10) working days before the 
meeting. If you would like a copy of

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your material distributed to each member of the committee or working 
group in advance of a meeting, please submit 19 copies to the DFO at 
least ten (10) working days before the meeting.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact 
the Assistant DFO as soon as possible.

    Dated: April 15, 2008.
J.H. Korn,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, 8th Coast Guard District, Acting.
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