Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of EDA Grant Process Improvement, 19976 [2011-8493]

Download as PDF 19976 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 69 / Monday, April 11, 2011 / Notices be $12,170 based on an average hourly salary of $24.34 for local government employees. This estimate was taken from the Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Government Employment for 2009. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, United States Code, Section 182. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: April 5, 2011. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Dated: April 5, 2011. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2011–8493 Filed 4–8–11; 8:45 am] I. Abstract BILLING CODE 3510–24–P The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. In 2010, EDA made improvements in its grant application process. The proposed short survey of five to ten questions will help EDA assess the effectiveness and overall customer satisfaction with the improvements to the grant application process and to make any necessary adjustments. EDA would like to conduct surveys of approximately 300 applicants every three months. II. Method of Collection [FR Doc. 2011–8474 Filed 4–8–11; 8:45 am] Web-based survey. BILLING CODE 3510–07–P III. Data DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of EDA Grant Process Improvement Economic Development Administration, Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 10, 2011. 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Kukovich, EDA PRA Liaison, Office of Management Services, Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce, HCHB Room 7227, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4965; fax: (202) 501–0766; e-mail: kkukovich@eda.doc.gov. OMB Control Number: None. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection). Affected Public: Not for-profit institutions; state or local governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648- XA352 Marine Mammals; File No. 15537 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of availability of an Environmental Assessment. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 69 (Monday, April 11, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-8493]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Survey of EDA 
Grant Process Improvement

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before June 10, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Kenneth M. Kukovich, EDA PRA Liaison, Office of 
Management Services, Economic Development Administration, Department of 
Commerce, HCHB Room 7227, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20230; telephone: (202) 482-4965; fax: (202) 501-0766; e-mail: 
kkukovich@eda.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The mission of the Economic Development Administration (EDA) is to 
lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation 
and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success 
in the worldwide economy. In 2010, EDA made improvements in its grant 
application process. The proposed short survey of five to ten questions 
will help EDA assess the effectiveness and overall customer 
satisfaction with the improvements to the grant application process and 
to make any necessary adjustments. EDA would like to conduct surveys of 
approximately 300 applicants every three months.

II. Method of Collection

    Web-based survey.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: None.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (new information collection).
    Affected Public: Not for-profit institutions; state or local 
governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: April 5, 2011.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-8493 Filed 4-8-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-24-P