Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection, 78681-78682 [2010-31632]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 241 / Thursday, December 16, 2010 / Notices The Council will take comments at a public meeting in Portland, ME. For specific location, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Written comments should be sent to Patricia Kurkul, Regional Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930. Comments may also be sent via fax to (978) 281–9135 or submitted via e-mail to monkfisha6@noaa.gov with ‘‘Scoping Comments on Monkfish Amendment 6’’ in the subject line. Requests for copies of the scoping document and other information should be directed to Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950; telephone: (978) 465–0492. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. monkfish fishery is jointly managed by the NEFMC and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC), with the NEFMC having the administrative lead. On November 30, 2010, the NEFMC, in coordination with NMFS, published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an EIS for Amendment 6 to the Monkfish FMP (75 FR 74005). At that time only one hearing was scheduled to be held on December 15, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. in conjunction with the MAFMC meeting in Virginia Beach, VA. On December 9, 2010, the NEFMC, in coordination with NMFS, published notification of additional public scoping hearings that were scheduled following the publication of the NOI for Amendment 6 (75 CFR 76703). The purpose of this notice is to alert the interested public that the Portland, ME hearing has been rescheduled from its original 1 p.m. start time to 4 p.m. The following schedule provides the information for the rescheduled scoping hearing. The date, time, location and telephone number of the hearing is as follows: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 4 p.m.—Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101; telephone: (207) 774–5611. The scoping document is available on the Monkfish page of the Council’s Web site (https://www.nefmc.org) or from the Council office. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: Special Accommodations This hearing is physically accessible to people with physical disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Dec 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 13, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–31608 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P 78681 before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA089 New England Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: The New England Fishery Management Council (Council) is scheduling a public meeting of its Skate Committee in January, 2011 to consider actions affecting New England fisheries in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Recommendations from this group will be brought to the full Council for formal consideration and action, if appropriate. DATES: This meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102; telephone: (207) 774–5611; fax: (207) 871–0510. Council address: New England Fishery Management Council, 50 Water Street, Mill 2, Newburyport, MA 01950. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, New England Fishery Management Council; telephone: (978) 465–0492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Oversight Committee will review the draft final Skate Framework Adjustment 1 document and analysis using best available data to recommend a change in the skate wing possession limit for fishing year 2011. The Oversight Committee may also discuss other skate management issues including but not limited to the specification setting process for fishing years 2012 and 2013, if time permits. The Council will approve a Framework Adjustment 1 alternative at the January Council meeting intended to allow implementation early in the 2011 fishing year. Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard, Executive Director, at (978) 465–0492, at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: December 13, 2010. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2010–31605 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation process to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of the collection on respondents can be properly assessed. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565–3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. The purpose of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS) is to advance knowledge, disseminate best practices, and analyze SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 78682 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 241 / Thursday, December 16, 2010 / Notices innovation in the national service and volunteering community. This conference provides learning and networking experiences through multiple formats, and sharing of practical tools to strengthen volunteer and service driven programs. It is attended by professionals in the volunteer field—nonprofits and businesses; academic and faith-based organizations; as well as funders and government agencies. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the Assessment of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service (formerly known as Conference Surveys). Through a partnership with the Points of Light Institute (POLI), each year, the Corporation assesses the satisfaction of participants with the conference’s activities, and to gather feedback about the informational and other needs of conference attendees. Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the addresses section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the Addresses section by February 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection activity, any of the following methods: (1) By Mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community Service, Office of Strategy; Attention Brooke Nicholas, Room 10901B; 1201 New York Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20525. (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation’s mailroom at Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. (3) By fax to: (202)–606–3464, Attention: Brooke Nicholas. (4) Electronically through the Corporation’s e-mail address system: Bnicholas@cns.gov. Individuals who use telecommunications devices for the deaf (TTY–TDD_ may call (202)–606–3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brooke Nicholas, (202)–606–6627, or by e-mail at Bnicholas@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The Corporation is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate the new title for the data collection. The Corporation is proposing an official title change to the Assessment of the National Conference VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:00 Dec 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 on Volunteering and Service (formerly known as Conference Surveys). • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Corporation, including whether the information will have practical utility. • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses). Background: In partnership with the Points of Light Foundation, the Corporation hosts the annual National Conference on Volunteering and Service. The conference encourages the volunteering community to share information and practices, learn new skills and establish relationships. Attendees include leaders from: Nonprofits and civic infrastructures, academic institutions, businesses and government agencies. Data are collected using the following surveying methods as described below. • Registration—data collected via the Conference registration system that provides demographic data on registered attendees, expectations and previous experiences. • Workshop Survey—onsite surveys administered in a sample of Conference sessions to learn about the workshop/ session experience from attendee’s perspective. • Post-Conference Surveys—online surveys administered to registered attendees, (excluding Conference exhibitors) to gather information about participation, quality and satisfaction, as well as learning and networking experiences during the Conference. Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew the current data collection. The estimated time burden has not increased. The current instruments are due to expire on June 30, 2011. It is estimated that 5,000 respondents may complete up to 4 separate surveys that take up to 15 minutes each. Type of Review: Renewal. Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service. Title: Assessment of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (formerly known as National Conference Surveys). OMB Number: #3045–0128. Frequency: Annual. Affected Public: Individuals and households, community and faith-based organizations, non-profits, state and local government and education institutions and businesses. Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: Fifteen minutes per survey, for up to 4 surveys, including a follow-up survey for a sample of participants. Total Burden Hours: 5,000 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Annual Cost (operating/ maintaining systems or purchasing services): None. Dated: December 10, 2010. Heather Peeler, Chief Strategy Officer, Strategy Office. [FR Doc. 2010–31632 Filed 12–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–$$–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (hereinafter the ‘‘Corporation’’), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation process to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of the collection on respondents can be properly assessed. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY–TDD) may call (202) 565–3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the Corporation’s AmeriCorps’ Member Feedback Survey (formerly known as AmeriCorps’ Performance Measurement). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Renewal of a Currently Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service 
(hereinafter the ``Corporation''), as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation process to provide the general public and federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps 
to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of the 
collection on respondents can be properly assessed. Individuals who use 
a telecommunications device for the deaf (TTY-TDD) may call (202) 565-
3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.
    The purpose of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service 
(NCVS) is to advance knowledge, disseminate best practices, and analyze

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innovation in the national service and volunteering community. This 
conference provides learning and networking experiences through 
multiple formats, and sharing of practical tools to strengthen 
volunteer and service driven programs. It is attended by professionals 
in the volunteer field--nonprofits and businesses; academic and faith-
based organizations; as well as funders and government agencies.
    Currently, the Corporation is soliciting comments concerning the 
Assessment of the National Conference on Volunteering and Service 
(formerly known as Conference Surveys). Through a partnership with the 
Points of Light Institute (POLI), each year, the Corporation assesses 
the satisfaction of participants with the conference's activities, and 
to gather feedback about the informational and other needs of 
conference attendees.
    Copies of the information collection request can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed in the addresses section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the Addresses section by February 14, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, any of the following methods:
    (1) By Mail sent to: Corporation for National and Community 
Service, Office of Strategy; Attention Brooke Nicholas, Room 10901B; 
1201 New York Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20525.
    (2) By hand delivery or by courier to the Corporation's mailroom at 
Room 8100 at the mail address given in paragraph (1) above, between 9 
a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
    (3) By fax to: (202)-606-3464, Attention: Brooke Nicholas.
    (4) Electronically through the Corporation's e-mail address system: 
Bnicholas@cns.gov. Individuals who use telecommunications devices for 
the deaf (TTY-TDD-- may call (202)-606-3472 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 
p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brooke Nicholas, (202)-606-6627, or by 
e-mail at Bnicholas@cns.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: The Corporation is particularly interested in comments 
that:
     Evaluate the new title for the data collection. The 
Corporation is proposing an official title change to the Assessment of 
the National Conference on Volunteering and Service (formerly known as 
Conference Surveys).
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Corporation, including whether the information will have practical 
utility.
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are expected to respond, including the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology (e.g., permitting 
electronic submissions of responses).
    Background: In partnership with the Points of Light Foundation, the 
Corporation hosts the annual National Conference on Volunteering and 
Service. The conference encourages the volunteering community to share 
information and practices, learn new skills and establish 
relationships. Attendees include leaders from: Nonprofits and civic 
infrastructures, academic institutions, businesses and government 
agencies.
    Data are collected using the following surveying methods as 
described below.
     Registration--data collected via the Conference 
registration system that provides demographic data on registered 
attendees, expectations and previous experiences.
     Workshop Survey--onsite surveys administered in a sample 
of Conference sessions to learn about the workshop/session experience 
from attendee's perspective.
     Post-Conference Surveys--online surveys administered to 
registered attendees, (excluding Conference exhibitors) to gather 
information about participation, quality and satisfaction, as well as 
learning and networking experiences during the Conference.
    Current Action: The Corporation seeks to renew the current data 
collection. The estimated time burden has not increased. The current 
instruments are due to expire on June 30, 2011. It is estimated that 
5,000 respondents may complete up to 4 separate surveys that take up to 
15 minutes each.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service.
    Title: Assessment of the National Conference on Volunteering and 
Service (formerly known as National Conference Surveys).
    OMB Number: 3045-0128.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households, community and faith-
based organizations, non-profits, state and local government and 
education institutions and businesses.
    Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: Fifteen minutes per survey, for up 
to 4 surveys, including a follow-up survey for a sample of 
participants.
    Total Burden Hours: 5,000 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None.
    Total Annual Cost (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): None.

    Dated: December 10, 2010.
Heather Peeler,
Chief Strategy Officer, Strategy Office.
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