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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 10, 2011 / Notices Dated: August 1, 2011. Christopher S. Savage, District Ranger. Dated: August 4, 2011. Ron B. Wiseman, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–20253 Filed 8–9–11; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2011–20358 Filed 8–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Natural Resources Conservation Service Central Montana Resource Advisory Committee [Docket No. NRCS–2011–0019] Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Central Montana Resource Advisory Committee will meet in Stanford, Montana. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act (Pub. L. 110–343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose is to hold the first meeting of the newly formed committee. DATES: The meeting will be held August 31, 2011 and will begin at 7 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Judith Ranger District, located at 109 Central Avenue, Stanford, MT. Written comments should be sent to Ron Wiseman, Lewis and Clark National Forest, 109 Central Avenue, Stanford, Montana 59479. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to rwiseman@fs.fed.us. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Lewis and Clark National Forest, 109 Central Avenue, Stanford, Montana 59479. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to (406) 566–2292 to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ron Wiseman, Designated Federal Official, USDA, Lewis and Clark National Forest, 109 Central Avenue, Stanford, MT 59479; (406) 566–2292; E-mail rwiseman@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. The following business will be conducted: (1) Review of project proposals (2) Final recommendation of project propsals; (3) Public Comment. Persons who wish to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Aug 09, 2011 Jkt 223001 Notice To Request an Extension and Revision of Currently Approved Information Collection and Request for Comments. AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service. ACTION: Notice to Request an Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published in the Federal Register of October 22, 2008, a ‘‘Notice to Reinstate a Previously Approved Information Collection’’ for volunteer workers (73 FR 62949). In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces the intention of NRCS to request an extension for currently approved information collection, Volunteer Program-Earth Team. This information collection is set to expire on July 31, 2012. NRCS is seeking that it be extended to July 31, 2015, for the Volunteer Interest and Placement Summary form and the Time Sheet form. The collected information will help NRCS to match the skills of individuals who are applying for volunteer work that will further the agency’s mission. Information will be collected from potential volunteers who are 14 years of age or older. DATES: Effective Date: This is effective August 10, 2011. Comment Date: Submit comments on or before October 11, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted, identified by Docket Number NRCS–2011–0019, using any of the following methods: • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: http://regulations,gov. Follow the instructions for sending comments electronically. • Mail: Attention: Michele Eginoire, National Earth Team Office, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 5140 Park Avenue, Suite C, Des Moines, Iowa 50321. • Fax: Attention: Michele Eginoire, (515) 290–0325. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49433 • E-mail: Michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov. All comments received will become a matter of public record and will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Eginoire, National Volunteer Coordinator, at (515) 289–0325, extension 102; Fax: (515) 289–4561; or e-mail: michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of this information is necessary to match volunteer assignments to agency mission as required by Federal Personnel Manual, Supplement 296–33, subchapter 3. Agencies are authorized to recruit, train and accept with regard to Civil Service classification laws, rules, or regulations, the services of individuals to serve without compensation. Volunteers may assist in any agency program/project and may perform any activities which agency employees are allowed to do. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Persons interested in volunteering must write, call, e-mail, visit an NRCS office, or NRCS Web site at http:// www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/volunteers/. The forms are available electronically and can be completed electronically. Description of Information Collection Title: Volunteer Program—Earth Team; OMB Number: 0578–0024; Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2012 . Form NRCS–PER–002, Volunteer Interest and Placement Summary, is an optional form and assists the volunteer’s supervisor in placing the volunteer in a position which is beneficial to the volunteer and the agency. The form is placed in a volunteer ‘‘case file’’ and will be destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has completed service. In the event that the volunteer is injured, the ‘‘case file’’ will be transferred to an official Personnel Folder. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 3 minutes per response. Respondents: Retirees, students, teachers, persons with disabilities, or senior citizens. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 25 hours. Form NRCS–PER–004, Time Sheet, is also an optional form and provides the volunteer or volunteer’s supervisor a simplified method for tracking the E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 49434 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 154 / Wednesday, August 10, 2011 / Notices volunteer’s time. The form is placed in a volunteer ‘‘case file’’ and will be destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has completed service. In the event that the volunteer is injured, the ‘‘case file’’ will be transferred to an official Personnel Folder. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 minute per response. Respondents: Retirees, students, teachers, persons with disabilities, or senior citizens. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,480. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 683 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) 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) 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; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received will be available for public inspection during regular business hours at the National Earth Team Office, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 5140 Park Avenue, Suite C, Des Moines, Iowa 50321. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments also will become a matter of public record. Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that a community forum of the Wisconsin Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 10 a.m. and adjourn at 2 p.m. on September 16, 2011, at the Ramada Inn, 205 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, WI 54701. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a community forum on civil rights issues confronting Somali immigrants in Western Wisconsin. Participants of the forum will include community representatives, government officials, school administrators, business leaders, and other interested parties. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by September 23, 2011. The address is U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Midwestern Regional Office, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60603. Persons wishing to email their comments, or to present their comments verbally at the meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Carolyn Allen, Administrative Assistant, (312) 353– 8311, or by e-mail: callen@usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Midwestern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Commission’s Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the above e-mail or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Signed this 2nd day of August 2011, in Washington, DC. Dave White, Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dated in Washington, DC, August 5, 2011. Peter Minarik, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 2011–20215 Filed 8–9–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P [FR Doc. 2011–20249 Filed 8–9–11; 8:45 am] (FACA), that a community forum of the Minnesota Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 3 p.m. on September 15, 2011, at the University of St. Thomas School of Law 2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct a community forum on unemployment disparity in the Twin Cities. Participants of the forum will include community representatives, government officials, business leaders, and other interested parties. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments; the comments must be received in the regional office by September 22, 2011. The address is U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Midwestern Regional Office, 55 W. Monroe St., Suite 410, Chicago, IL 60603. Persons wishing to email their comments, or to present their comments verbally at the meeting, or who desire additional information should contact Carolyn Allen, Administrative Assistant, (312) 353– 8311, or by e-mail: callen@usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Midwestern Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the Commission’s Midwestern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, http:// www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Midwestern Regional Office at the above email or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Dated in Washington, DC, August 5, 2011. Peter Minarik, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 154 (Wednesday, August 10, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49433-49434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20215]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Natural Resources Conservation Service

[Docket No. NRCS-2011-0019]


Notice To Request an Extension and Revision of Currently Approved 
Information Collection and Request for Comments.

AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service.

ACTION: Notice to Request an Extension of a Currently Approved 
Information Collection and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) published in 
the Federal Register of October 22, 2008, a ``Notice to Reinstate a 
Previously Approved Information Collection'' for volunteer workers (73 
FR 62949). In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. chapter 35), this notice announces the intention of NRCS to 
request an extension for currently approved information collection, 
Volunteer Program-Earth Team. This information collection is set to 
expire on July 31, 2012. NRCS is seeking that it be extended to July 
31, 2015, for the Volunteer Interest and Placement Summary form and the 
Time Sheet form. The collected information will help NRCS to match the 
skills of individuals who are applying for volunteer work that will 
further the agency's mission. Information will be collected from 
potential volunteers who are 14 years of age or older.

DATES: Effective Date: This is effective August 10, 2011.
    Comment Date: Submit comments on or before October 11, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be submitted, identified by Docket Number 
NRCS-2011-0019, using any of the following methods:
     Government-wide rulemaking Web site: http://
regulations,gov. Follow the instructions for sending comments 
electronically.
     Mail: Attention: Michele Eginoire, National Earth Team 
Office, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 5140 Park Avenue, Suite 
C, Des Moines, Iowa 50321.
     Fax: Attention: Michele Eginoire, (515) 290-0325.
     E-mail: Michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov.
All comments received will become a matter of public record and will be 
posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Eginoire, National Volunteer 
Coordinator, at (515) 289-0325, extension 102; Fax: (515) 289-4561; or 
e-mail: michele.eginoire@ia.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Collection of this information is necessary 
to match volunteer assignments to agency mission as required by Federal 
Personnel Manual, Supplement 296-33, subchapter 3. Agencies are 
authorized to recruit, train and accept with regard to Civil Service 
classification laws, rules, or regulations, the services of individuals 
to serve without compensation. Volunteers may assist in any agency 
program/project and may perform any activities which agency employees 
are allowed to do. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. Persons 
interested in volunteering must write, call, e-mail, visit an NRCS 
office, or NRCS Web site at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/feature/volunteers/. The forms are available electronically and can be 
completed electronically.

Description of Information Collection

    Title: Volunteer Program--Earth Team; OMB Number: 0578-0024;
    Expiration Date of Approval: July 31, 2012 .
    Form NRCS-PER-002, Volunteer Interest and Placement Summary, is an 
optional form and assists the volunteer's supervisor in placing the 
volunteer in a position which is beneficial to the volunteer and the 
agency. The form is placed in a volunteer ``case file'' and will be 
destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has completed service. In the 
event that the volunteer is injured, the ``case file'' will be 
transferred to an official Personnel Folder.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 3 minutes per response.
    Respondents: Retirees, students, teachers, persons with 
disabilities, or senior citizens.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 25 hours.
    Form NRCS-PER-004, Time Sheet, is also an optional form and 
provides the volunteer or volunteer's supervisor a simplified method 
for tracking the

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volunteer's time. The form is placed in a volunteer ``case file'' and 
will be destroyed 3 years after the volunteer has completed service. In 
the event that the volunteer is injured, the ``case file'' will be 
transferred to an official Personnel Folder.
    Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of 
information is estimated to average 1 minute per response.
    Respondents: Retirees, students, teachers, persons with 
disabilities, or senior citizens.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,480.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 683 hours.
    Comments are invited on: (1) 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) 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; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, 
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms 
of information technology.
    All comments received will be available for public inspection 
during regular business hours at the National Earth Team Office, 
Natural Resources Conservation Service, 5140 Park Avenue, Suite C, Des 
Moines, Iowa 50321.
    All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the 
request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments also 
will become a matter of public record.

    Signed this 2nd day of August 2011, in Washington, DC.
Dave White,
Chief, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-20215 Filed 8-9-11; 8:45 am]
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