Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Energy Conservation for PHA-Owned or Leased Projects-Audits, Utility Allowances, 16161-16162 [2010-7101]

Download as PDF 16161 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 31, 2010 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Brunson, 202–708–3061, ext. 3852 (this is not a toll-free number), for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Housing and Urban Development 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). 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 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 Funding Availability for the Alaska Native/ Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities (AN/NHIAC) Program. OMB Control Number: 2528–0206. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: The information is being collected to select applicants for award in this statutorily created competitive grant program and too monitor performance of grantees to ensure they meet statutory and program goals and requirements. Number of respondents Agency Form Numbers: SF–424, SF– 424 Supplement, SF–LLL, HUD–424– CB, HUD–2730, HUD–2880, HUD–2993, HUD–2994–A, HUD–96011, and HUD– 96010. Members of the Affected Public: Alaska Native Institutions (ANI) and Native Hawaiian Institutions (NHI) of Higher Education that meet the statutory definition established in Title III, Part A, Section 317 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 (Pub. L. 105–244; enacted October 7, 1998). Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Information pursuant to grant award will be submitted once a year. The following chart details the respondent burden on an annual and semi-annual basis: Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours Applicants ........................................................................................................ Quarterly Reports ............................................................................................ Final Reports ................................................................................................... Recordkeeping ................................................................................................. 20 10 10 10 20 40 10 10 40 6 8 5 800 240 80 50 Total .......................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ 59 1170 Status of the proposed information collection: Pending OMB approval. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: March 19, 2010. Raphael W. Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5383–N–05] jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; Energy Conservation for PHA-Owned or Leased Projects—Audits, Utility Allowances AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. 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 19:40 Mar 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 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: Leroy McKinney, Jr., Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410– 5000; telephone 202–402–8048 (this is not a toll-free number), or e-mail Mr. McKinney at Leroy.McKinneyJr@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms, or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at 800–877–8339. (Other than the HUD USER information line and TTY numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-free.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, ADDRESSES: [FR Doc. 2010–7223 Filed 3–30–10; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: June 1, 2010. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202–402–3374 (this is not a toll-free number). 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 16162 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 31, 2010 / Notices This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Energy Conservation for PHA-owned or Leased Projects— Audits, Utility Allowances. OMB Control Number: 2577–0062. Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: In support of national energy conservation goals, Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) establish allowances for PHA-furnished utilities and for resident-purchased utilities. PHAs document, and provide for resident inspection, the basis upon which allowances and schedules surcharges (and revisions thereof) are established. PHAs complete energy audits, benefit/cost analyses for individual vs. master metering. PHAs review tenant utility allowances. Agency Form Numbers, if Applicable: Form HUD–50078. Members of Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government; Public Housing Agencies (PHAs). Estimation of the Total Number of Hours Needed to Prepare the Information Collection Including Number of Respondents, Frequency of Response, and Hours of Response: 4,130 respondents; requiring annually of 4,130 responses; 79,330 total burden hours; average of 19.21 burden hours per respondent. 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: March 22, 2010. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative Initiatives, PP. [FR Doc. 2010–7101 Filed 3–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5408–N–01] jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Project AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gives notice to the public, agencies, and Indian Tribes that the Seattle Housing Authority and the City of Seattle Human Services Department (Community VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:40 Mar 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 Development Block Grant (CDBG) Administration Unit) intend to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Project, located in the City of Seattle, King County, WA. The project proponent is the Seattle Housing Authority. The City of Seattle Human Services Department and the Seattle Housing Authority, acting jointly as lead agencies, will prepare the EIS under the authority of the City of Seattle Human Services Department as the Responsible Entity for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 5304(g) and 42 U.S.C. 1437x and HUD regulations at 24 CFR 58.4, and under the Seattle Housing Authority’s role as lead agency in accordance with the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The EIS will be a joint NEPA and SEPA document. The EIS will satisfy requirements of SEPA (RCW 43.21C) and the SEPA Rules (WAC 197–11) which require that all State and local government agencies consider the environmental consequences of projects over which they have discretionary authority before acting on those projects. The proposed action is subject to compliance with NEPA, because funds from the public housing programs under Title I of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (HOPE VI, Capital Funds, Demolition/Disposition) will used for this project (24 CFR 58.1(b)(6)(i)). This notice is given in accordance with the Council on Environmental Quality regulations at 40 CFR parts 1500–1508. All interested Federal, State, and local agencies, Indian Tribes, groups, and the public are invited to comment on the scope of the EIS. If you are an agency with jurisdiction by law over natural or other public resources affected by the project, the Seattle Housing Authority and the City of Seattle Human Services Department need to know what environmental information germane to your statutory responsibilities should be included in the EIS. ADDRESSES: Comments relating to the scope of the EIS are requested and will be accepted by the contact persons listed below until May 17, 2010. Any person or agency interested in receiving a notice and wishing to make comment on the scope of the EIS should contact the persons listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Van Dyke, Development Director of the Seattle Housing Authority, YTEISComments@seattlehousing.org, P.O. Box 19028, Seattle, WA 98109– 1028, (f) 206–615–3539 (SEPA) and PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Kristen Larson, Project Funding and Agreements Coordinator, City of Seattle Human Services Department, CDBG Administration Unit, Kristen.Larson@seattle.gov, P.O. Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124–4215, (f) 206– 621–5003 (NEPA). For additional background information on the project proposal, please see the Seattle Housing Authority Web site: http:// www.seattlehousing.org/redevelopment/ yesler-terrace/. Public Participation: A public EIS Scoping meeting/open house will be held to provide an additional opportunity for the public to learn more about the proposed actions and to provide verbal or written comment on the scope of the EIS. At the meeting, the public will be able to view graphics illustrating preliminary redevelopment concepts associated with the proposed actions and speak with staff of the Seattle Housing Authority, the City of Seattle and members of the consultant team providing technical analyses in support of the project. Written comments may be mailed, sent via fax or e-mailed to the Seattle Housing Authority contact listed above or submitted at the EIS Scoping Meeting. The meeting/open house will be held at the Yesler Terrace Gym (835 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122) on April 29, 2010. An open house will be held from 6–7 p.m. and public comments on the scope will be taken at 7 p.m. For accommodations and translation services in conjunction with the public meeting please contact Collette Frazier, (p) (206) 615–3556. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Project Name and Description The Seattle Housing Authority and the City of Seattle Human Services Department will consider a proposal for a phased redevelopment of the existing Yesler Terrace residential community to a mixed-use residential community on a 28-acre site on the southern slope of First Hill in Seattle, WA. The proposed project is generally bounded by Interstate 5 on the west, Alder Street and Fir Street on the north, 12th Avenue on the east, and Washington Street on the south. The proposed project would include development of a mix of affordable and market-rate housing, office and retail uses, as well as parks and open space, enhanced landscaping, improved streets and a system of pedestrian and bike improvements. All existing residential structures on the site would be demolished under the Proposed Action; other structures on the site may also be demolished. The existing Yesler Terrace E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5383-N-05]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection for Public Comment; 
Energy Conservation for PHA-Owned or Leased Projects--Audits, Utility 
Allowances

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian 
Housing, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection.

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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: June 1, 2010.

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: Leroy McKinney, Jr., Departmental 
Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410-5000; 
telephone 202-402-8048 (this is not a toll-free number), or e-mail Mr. 
McKinney at Leroy.McKinneyJr@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms, 
or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech 
impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free 
Federal Information Relay Service at 800-877-8339. (Other than the HUD 
USER information line and TTY numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-
free.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dacia Rogers, Office of Policy, 
Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and 
Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 
20410; telephone 202-402-3374 (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 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.

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    This notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Energy Conservation for PHA-owned or Leased 
Projects--Audits, Utility Allowances.
    OMB Control Number: 2577-0062.
    Description of the Need for the Information and Proposed Use: In 
support of national energy conservation goals, Public Housing Agencies 
(PHAs) establish allowances for PHA-furnished utilities and for 
resident-purchased utilities. PHAs document, and provide for resident 
inspection, the basis upon which allowances and schedules surcharges 
(and revisions thereof) are established. PHAs complete energy audits, 
benefit/cost analyses for individual vs. master metering. PHAs review 
tenant utility allowances.
    Agency Form Numbers, if Applicable: Form HUD-50078.
    Members of Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government; 
Public Housing Agencies (PHAs).
    Estimation of the Total Number of Hours Needed to Prepare the 
Information Collection Including Number of Respondents, Frequency of 
Response, and Hours of Response: 4,130 respondents; requiring annually 
of 4,130 responses; 79,330 total burden hours; average of 19.21 burden 
hours per respondent.
    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: March 22, 2010.
Merrie Nichols-Dixon,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Programs, and Legislative 
Initiatives, PP.
[FR Doc. 2010-7101 Filed 3-30-10; 8:45 am]
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