Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act Application for the Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG), 48582-48583 [E9-22966]

Download as PDF 48582 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 183 / Wednesday, September 23, 2009 / Notices Dated: September 17, 2009. Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E9–22964 Filed 9–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5288–N–10] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act—Native American Housing Block Grant (NAHBG) mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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: November 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Department Reports Management Officer, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone: 202–708–2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202– 708–0713, (this is not a toll-free number). 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:06 Sep 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 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: Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act—Native American Housing Block Grant (NAHBG). OMB Control Number: 2577–0262. Description of Information Collection: The NAHBG Recovery Act competitive funding program was adapted from the Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) program; an existing competitive grant program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Public and Indian Housing (PIH), Office of Native American Programs (ONAP) for eligible Indian tribes. Tribes or their tribally designated housing entities (TDHE) were required to submit application information to provide a description of how a tribe or TDHE would use Recovery Act funds to provide affordable housing and meet the intent of the Recovery Act. HUD, PIH, ONAP, was directed by the Recovery Act to provide $242,250,000 for competitive grants to eligible entities that receive NAHASDA funds. All awards have been made under this program. The collection of reporting information is now essential for HUD to monitor grants and ensure that grantees are making proper use of federal funding. The NAHBG program requires quarterly financial reporting and annual performance reporting. Agency form number, if applicable: SF–272 (to be replaced by the SF–425 as of October 1, 2009). HUD–52735–AS, Annual Performance Report. Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: The estimated total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 17,340. The number of respondents is 102; the frequency of response for each form varies from quarterly and annually. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: September 17, 2009. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E9–22965 Filed 9–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5288–N–09] Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Recovery Act Application for the Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG) AGENCY: Office of Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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: November 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Department Reports Management Officer, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone: 202–708–2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202– 708–0713, (this is not a toll-free number). 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 E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 183 / Wednesday, September 23, 2009 / Notices 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: Recovery Act Reporting for the Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG). OMB Control Number: 2577–0263. Description of Information Collection: The ICDBG Recovery Act Grant Program for Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages is a one-time grant program available in fiscal year 2009 in addition to the regular ICDBG funding competition. This program required eligible applicants to submit information to enable HUD to select the best projects for funding during the onetime competition. The collection of this information is essential for HUD to monitor grants and ensure that grantees are making proper use of federal funding. ICDBG funds are used for the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4. The Recovery Act requires that, in selecting ICDBG projects to be funded, priority shall be given to projects that can award contracts based on bids within 120 days from the date the funds are made available to the recipients. The ICDBG program regulations require that quarterly and annual reports be submitted. In addition, the Recovery Act requires the collection of additional information for reporting purposes. The ICDBG program regulations can be found in 24 CFR Part 1003. Agency form number, if applicable: SF–269 (to be replaced by SF–425 effective 10/1/2009) Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:06 Sep 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 respondents: The estimated total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 1463; the number of respondents is 19; the frequency of response for each form varies from quarterly and annually. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: September 17, 2009. Bessy Kong, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. E9–22966 Filed 9–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5282–N–07] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP 2) Program AGENCY: Office of Community Planning and Development. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. 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: November 23, 2009. 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: Lillian L. Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202–402–8048 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stanley Gimont, Director, Office of Block Grant Assistance, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 7286, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–3587 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48583 review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). The Department did not publish a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comments on the emergency request for approval of this information collection. A waiver for this Federal Register Notice was approved by OMB on April 13, 2009. This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting 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: Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP 2) Program. OMB Control Number, if Applicable: 2506–0185. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: This request identifies the reporting burden associated with information that NSP 2 grantees will report in the Disaster Recovery Grant Reporting System (DRGR) for NSP 2 assisted activities, recordkeeping requirements, and reporting requirements. Section 1512 of the Recovery Act requires that not later than 10 days after the end of each calendar quarter, each recipient that received recovery funds from a Federal agency shall submit a report to that agency that contains: (1) The total amount of recovery funds received from that agency; (2) the amount of recovery funds received that were expended or obligated to projects or activities; and (3) a detailed list of all projects or activities for which recovery funds were expended or obligated, including the name of the project or activity; a description of the project or activity; an evaluation of the completion status of the project or activity; an estimate of the number of jobs created and the number of jobs retained by the project or activity; and for infrastructure investments made by State and local E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5288-N-09]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; 
Recovery Act Application for the Community Development Block Grant 
Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (ICDBG)

AGENCY: Office of Public and Indian Housing, 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: November 23, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name or OMB 
Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian L. Deitzer, Department 
Reports Management Officer, ODAM, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410-5000; 
telephone: 202-708-2374, (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. 
Deitzer at Lillian.L.Deitzer@HUD.gov for a copy of the proposed form 
and other available information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, 
Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; 
telephone: 202-708-0713, (this is not a toll-free number).

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

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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: Recovery Act Reporting for the Community 
Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native 
Villages (ICDBG).
    OMB Control Number: 2577-0263.
    Description of Information Collection: The ICDBG Recovery Act Grant 
Program for Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages is a one-time 
grant program available in fiscal year 2009 in addition to the regular 
ICDBG funding competition. This program required eligible applicants to 
submit information to enable HUD to select the best projects for 
funding during the one-time competition. The collection of this 
information is essential for HUD to monitor grants and ensure that 
grantees are making proper use of federal funding. ICDBG funds are used 
for the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, 
including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments 
and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate 
incomes as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4. The Recovery Act requires that, in 
selecting ICDBG projects to be funded, priority shall be given to 
projects that can award contracts based on bids within 120 days from 
the date the funds are made available to the recipients. The ICDBG 
program regulations require that quarterly and annual reports be 
submitted. In addition, the Recovery Act requires the collection of 
additional information for reporting purposes. The ICDBG program 
regulations can be found in 24 CFR Part 1003.
    Agency form number, if applicable: SF-269 (to be replaced by SF-425 
effective 10/1/2009)
    Members of affected public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents: The estimated 
total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information 
collection is 1463; the number of respondents is 19; the frequency of 
response for each form varies from quarterly and annually.
    Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of a 
Currently Approved Collection.

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

    Dated: September 17, 2009.
Bessy Kong,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative 
Initiatives.
[FR Doc. E9-22966 Filed 9-22-09; 8:45 am]
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