Sunshine Act Meeting, 7551-7552 [2011-3137]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 28 / Thursday, February 10, 2011 / Notices fedregister/index.html. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1–866–512–1830; or in the Washington, DC, area at 202–512–0000. Dated: February 4, 2011. Martha Kanter, Under Secretary, Department of Education. [FR Doc. 2011–3016 Filed 2–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance: Hearing Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Education. ACTION: Notice of an open meeting/ public hearing. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a forthcoming open meeting/public hearing for the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (the Advisory Committee). This notice also describes the functions of the Advisory Committee. Notice of the meeting/ hearing is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This document is intended to notify the general public. DATE AND TIME: Thursday, March 17, 2011, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at approximately 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Four Points by Sheraton, Franklin Room, 1201 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Alison Bane, Associate Director of Government Relations, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street, NW., Suite 413, Washington, DC 20202– 7582, (202) 219–2099. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–8339. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance is established under Section 491 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended by Public Law 100–50 (20 U.S.C. 1098). The Advisory Committee serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the Congress and the Secretary of Education on student financial aid policy. Since its inception, the congressional mandate requires the Advisory Committee to conduct objective, nonpartisan, and independent jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:10 Feb 09, 2011 Jkt 223001 analyses on important aspects of the student assistance programs under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, and to make recommendations that will result in the maintenance of access to postsecondary education for low- and middle-income students. In addition, Congress expanded the Advisory Committee’s mission in the Higher Education Amendments of 1998 to include several important areas: access, Title IV modernization, distance education, and early information, and needs assessment. Specifically, the Advisory Committee is to review, monitor, and evaluate the Department of Education’s progress in these areas and report recommended improvements to Congress and the Secretary. The March 17 meeting/hearing in Washington, DC, will consist of two sessions. The first session will be a roundtable discussion among experts regarding issues associated with the design and use of the institutional net price calculators mandated by Congress in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008. The second session will be a panel discussion among experts of the nontraditional student population and the barriers to access and persistence that they face today. The third session will consist of a public comment session: five minutes will be allotted to those who request the opportunity to comment on one or both of the topics above. To participate in session three, please send an e-mail to ACSFA@ed.gov noting your topic. We must receive your comments on or before March 9, 2011. Space is limited. Advisory Committee staff will contact presenters prior to the meeting/hearing. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the event (i.e., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, and/or materials in alternative format) should notify the Advisory Committee no later than Friday, March 4, 2011, by contacting Ms. Tracy Jones at (202) 219– 2099 or via email at tracy.deanna.jones@ed.gov. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The event site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Space for this event is limited and you are encouraged to register early if you plan to attend. You may register on the Advisory Committee’s Web site, http://www.ed.gov/ACSFA or by sending an e-mail to the following address: ACSFA@ed.gov or Tracy.Deanna.Jones@ed.gov. Please include your name, title, affiliation, complete address (including internet and e-mail address, if available), and PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7551 telephone and fax numbers. If you are unable to register electronically, you may fax your registration information to the Advisory Committee staff office at (202) 219–3032. You may also contact the Advisory Committee staff directly at (202) 219–2099. The registration deadline is Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Records are kept for Advisory Committee proceedings, and are available for inspection at the Office of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, Capitol Place, 80 F Street, NW.,—Suite 413, Washington, DC, from the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Information regarding the Advisory Committee is available on the Committee’s Web site, http:// www.ed.gov/ACSFA. Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as well as other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister/index.html. To view in PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1–866– 512–1830, or in the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512–1800. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html. Dated: February 3, 2011. William J. Goggin, Executive Director, Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. [FR Doc. 2011–3030 Filed 2–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting U.S. Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Notice of EAC Standards Board Meeting. AGENCY: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 9 a.m.–5:15 p.m. CST and Friday, February 25, 2011, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. CST. PLACE: Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel, One North Broadway Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102, Phone Number: (405) 235–2780. AGENDA: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board DATE AND TIME: E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1 7552 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 28 / Thursday, February 10, 2011 / Notices will meet to discuss cost savings with regards to elections, implementation of the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE), and working with local media outlets to effectively communicate election information to the public. The Standards Board will also participate in a briefing on Commercial Off the Shelf hardware and software; and a discussion of election administration issues in the 112th Congress with a bipartisan panel of Congressional staff. The Standards Board will hear committee reports and have an opportunity to formulate recommendations to the EAC regarding presentation topics, receive updates on EAC activities, and consider other administrative matters. Finally, the Standards Board will elect the Executive Board of the Standards Board. Members of the public may observe but not participate in EAC meetings unless this notice provides otherwise. Members of the public may use small electronic audio recording devices to record the proceedings. The use of other recording equipment and cameras requires advance notice to and coordination with the Commission’s Communications Office. This meeting will be open to the public. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (202) 566– 3100. Thomas R. Wilkey, Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–3137 Filed 2–8–11; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 14067–000] jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Charles River Energy LLC; Notice of Preliminary Permit Application Accepted for Filing and Soliciting Comments, Motions to Intervene, and Competing Applications On January 26, 2011, Charles River Energy LLC filed an application for a preliminary permit, pursuant to section 4(f) of the Federal Power Act (FPA), proposing to study the feasibility of the Moody Street Dam Hydroelectric Project (Moody Street Dam Project or project) to be located on the Charles River, in the City of Waltham, in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The sole purpose of a preliminary permit, if issued, is to grant the permit holder priority to file a VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:10 Feb 09, 2011 Jkt 223001 license application during the permit term. A preliminary permit does not authorize the permit holder to perform any land-disturbing activities or otherwise enter upon lands or waters owned by others without the owners’ express permission. The proposed run-of-the river, lowhydraulic-head (approximately 10 to 12 feet) project would consist of the following: (1) The existing 169-foot-long earthen, gravity Moody Street Dam, owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; (2) an existing reservoir having a total storage capacity of 2,950 acre-feet; (3) a new 66inch-diameter, siphon-fed penstock constructed over the dam and housing a 6-blade Gorlov Helical Turbine (GHT) turbine-generator unit with a nameplate capacity of 45 kilowatts (kW); (4) a new 25 kW floating turbine-generator unit situated at the end of a floating chute in the river approximately 500 feet downstream of the dam; (5) switchgear, controls, and ancillary systems housed on shore adjacent to the dam; and (6) a short transmission line connected to the NStar regional grid adjacent to the proposed project site. The estimated annual generation of the Moody Street Dam Project would be 615 megawatthours. Applicant Contact: Mr. James Berk, Managing Member, Charles River Energy LLC, 27 Skinner’s Path, Marblehead, Massachusetts 01945; phone: (781) 760–1600. FERC Contact: John Ramer; phone: (202) 502–8969. Deadline for filing comments, motions to intervene, competing applications (without notices of intent), or notices of intent to file competing applications: 60 days from the issuance of this notice. Competing applications and notices of intent must meet the requirements of 18 CFR 4.36. Comments, motions to intervene, notices of intent, and competing applications may be filed electronically via the Internet. See 18 CFR 385.2001(a)(1)(iii) and the instructions on the Commission’s Web site http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ efiling.asp. Commenters can submit brief comments up to 6,000 characters, without prior registration, using the eComment system at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ ecomment.asp. You must include your name and contact information at the end of your comments. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at 1–866–208–3676, or for TTY, (202) 502–8659. Although the Commission strongly encourages electronic filing, documents may also be paper-filed. To paper-file, mail an PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 original and seven copies to: Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426. More information about this project, including a copy of the application, can be viewed or printed on the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link of Commission’s Web site at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ elibrary.asp. Enter the docket number (P–14067–000) in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: February 3, 2011. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–2946 Filed 2–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [ Docket No. PR10–31–001] DCP Guadalupe Pipeline, LLC; Notice of Baseline Filing Take notice that on February 3, 2011, DCP Guadalupe Pipeline, LLC submitted a revised baseline filing of their Statement of Operating Conditions for services provided under section 311 of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 (‘‘NGPA’’). Any person desiring to participate in this rate proceeding must file a motion to intervene or to protest this filing must file in accordance with Rules 211 and 214 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure (18 CFR 385.211 and 385.214). Protests will be considered by the Commission in determining the appropriate action to be taken, but will not serve to make protestants parties to the proceeding. Any person wishing to become a party must file a notice of intervention or motion to intervene, as appropriate. Such notices, motions, or protests must be filed on or before the date as indicated below. Anyone filing an intervention or protest must serve a copy of that document on the Applicant. Anyone filing an intervention or protest on or before the intervention or protest date need not serve motions to intervene or protests on persons other than the Applicant. The Commission encourages electronic submission of protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http://www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 28 (Thursday, February 10, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7551-7552]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-3137]


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 ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

ACTION: Notice of EAC Standards Board Meeting.

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DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. CST and 
Friday, February 25, 2011, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST.

PLACE: Sheraton Oklahoma City Hotel, One North Broadway Avenue, 
Oklahoma City, OK 73102, Phone Number: (405) 235-2780.

AGENDA: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board

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will meet to discuss cost savings with regards to elections, 
implementation of the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act 
(MOVE), and working with local media outlets to effectively communicate 
election information to the public. The Standards Board will also 
participate in a briefing on Commercial Off the Shelf hardware and 
software; and a discussion of election administration issues in the 
112th Congress with a bipartisan panel of Congressional staff. The 
Standards Board will hear committee reports and have an opportunity to 
formulate recommendations to the EAC regarding presentation topics, 
receive updates on EAC activities, and consider other administrative 
matters. Finally, the Standards Board will elect the Executive Board of 
the Standards Board.
    Members of the public may observe but not participate in EAC 
meetings unless this notice provides otherwise. Members of the public 
may use small electronic audio recording devices to record the 
proceedings. The use of other recording equipment and cameras requires 
advance notice to and coordination with the Commission's Communications 
Office.
    This meeting will be open to the public.

PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION:  Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (202) 
566-3100.

Thomas R. Wilkey,
Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-3137 Filed 2-8-11; 4:15 pm]
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