Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee, 80419-80420 [E8-31124]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices www.regulations.gov, using docket number USCG–2008–0333. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gerald Conrad, liaison to the DFO of the DRBOSAC, telephone 215–271–4824. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Agenda of the Meeting AGENCY: The agenda for the meeting will be as follows: (1) Opening comments. (2) Introduction. (3) Review of committee timeline and milestones. (4) Prioritization of final report topics (under development). (5) Establishment and purpose of subcommittees. (6) Future Committee business. (7) Closing. More information and detail on the meeting will be available at the committee Web site, located at http:// www.uscg.mil/d5/sectDelawarebay/ DRBOSAC.asp. Additional detail may be added to the agenda up to January 14, 2009. Procedural This meeting will be open to the public. All persons entering the building will have to present identification and may be subject to screening. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. The public will not be able to make oral presentations during the meeting. The public may file written statements with the committee; written material should reach the Coast Guard no later than January 14, 2009. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting, please submit 35 copies to the liaison to the DFO no later than January 14, 2009. Please register your attendance with the liaison to the DFO no later than January 14, 2009. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES For information on facilities, or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the Liaison to the DFO as soon as possible. Dated: December 19, 2008. David L. Scott, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Sector Delaware Bay, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. E8–31123 Filed 12–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:41 Dec 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–1172] Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee ACTION: Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. 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. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, February 5, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Committee’s working groups will meet on Thursday, January 22, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before January 29, 2009. Requests to have a copy of your materials distributed to each member of the committee or working group should reach the Coast Guard on or before January 22, 2009. The full Committee will meet at Western Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA), 1717 East Loop, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77029, (713) 678–7655. The working group meeting will be held at same location above. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Lieutenant Sean Hughes, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas 77029. This notice is available in our online docket, USCG–2008–1172, at http:// www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Hal R. Pitts, Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671–5164, e-mail hal.r.pitts@uscg.mil or Lieutenant Sean Hughes, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 678–9001, e-mail sean.p.hughes@uscg.mil. Notice of these meetings is given pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 80419 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, Executive Director (CAPT Diehl) and Chairperson (Ms. Tava Foret). (2) Approval of the May 22, 2008 minutes. (3) Old Business: (a) Navigation Operations (NAVOPS)/ Maritime Incident Review subcommittee report; (b) Dredging subcommittee report; (c) Technology subcommittee report; (d) Waterways Optimization subcommittee report; (e) HOGANSAC Outreach subcommittee report; (f) Commercial Recovery Contingency (CRC) subcommittee report; (g) Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Liaison’s report. (4) New Business: (a) State of the Waterway Address— CDR Hal R. Pitts; (b) Homeport 101—LT Sean Hughes; (c) Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) Update/ Status—LT Sarah Hayes. 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 full committee meeting. Procedural Both meetings are open to the public. Please note that meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chairs’ 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 Coast Guard no later than January 29, 2009. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than January 22, 2009. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meetings, please submit 19 copies to the Coast Guard no later than January 22, 2009. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the E:\FR\FM\31DEN1.SGM 31DEN1 80420 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 251 / Wednesday, December 31, 2008 / Notices meetings, contact the Executive Secretary or Assistant to the Executive Secretary as soon as possible. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 251 (Wednesday, December 31, 2008)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-31124]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2008-1172]


Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee

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. All meetings will 
be open to the public.

DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, February 5, 2009 from 9 
a.m. to 12 p.m. The Committee's working groups will meet on Thursday, 
January 22, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. These meetings may close early 
if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral 
presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before January 29, 
2009. Requests to have a copy of your materials distributed to each 
member of the committee or working group should reach the Coast Guard 
on or before January 22, 2009.

ADDRESSES: The full Committee will meet at Western Gulf Maritime 
Association (WGMA), 1717 East Loop, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77029, 
(713) 678-7655. The working group meeting will be held at same location 
above. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to 
Lieutenant Sean Hughes, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of 
HOGANSAC, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas 77029. This notice is 
available in our online docket, USCG-2008-1172, at http://
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Hal R. Pitts, Executive 
Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671-5164, e-mail 
hal.r.pitts@uscg.mil or Lieutenant Sean Hughes, Assistant to the 
Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, 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, Executive Director (CAPT Diehl) 
and Chairperson (Ms. Tava Foret).
    (2) Approval of the May 22, 2008 minutes.
    (3) Old Business:
    (a) Navigation Operations (NAVOPS)/Maritime Incident Review 
subcommittee report;
    (b) Dredging subcommittee report;
    (c) Technology subcommittee report;
    (d) Waterways Optimization subcommittee report;
    (e) HOGANSAC Outreach subcommittee report;
    (f) Commercial Recovery Contingency (CRC) subcommittee report;
    (g) Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Liaison's report.
    (4) New Business:
    (a) State of the Waterway Address--CDR Hal R. Pitts;
    (b) Homeport 101--LT Sean Hughes;
    (c) Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) Update/
Status--LT Sarah Hayes.
    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 full committee 
meeting.

Procedural

    Both meetings are open to the public. Please note that meetings may 
close early if all business is finished. At the Chairs' 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 Coast Guard no later than January 29, 2009. Written material 
for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later 
than January 22, 2009. If you would like a copy of your material 
distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meetings, 
please submit 19 copies to the Coast Guard no later than January 22, 
2009.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the

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meetings, contact the Executive Secretary or Assistant to the Executive 
Secretary as soon as possible.

    Dated: December 10, 2008.
J.R. Whitehead,
Commander, 8th Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E8-31124 Filed 12-30-08; 8:45 am]
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