Availability of Seats for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, 27185-27186 [2012-11032]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 9, 2012 / Notices b 51 percent to 65 percent of HPG Funds (15 points) b 66 percent to 80 percent of HPG Funds (10 points) b 81 percent to 95 percent of HPG Funds (5 points) b 96 percent to 100 percent of HPG Funds (0 points) Points: lll V. Administrative Capacity The following three criteria demonstrate your administrative capacity to assist very low- and low-income persons to obtain adequate housing (30 points maximum). a. Does this organization or a member of its staff have at least one or more years of experience successfully managing and operating a rehabilitation or weatherization type of program? (10 points) Yes lll No lll Points: lll b. Does this organization or a member of its staff have at least one or more years of experience successfully managing and operating a program assisting very lowor low-income persons obtain housing assistance? (10 points) Yes lll No lll Points: lll Reference III. IV. V. VI. VII VIII. c. If this organization has administered grant programs, are there any outstanding or unresolved audit or investigative findings which might impair carrying out the proposal? (10 points for No) No lll Yes lll Points: lll If Yes, please explain: lllllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllll lllllllllllllllllllll VI. Area Served Will this proposal be undertaken entirely in rural areas outside Metropolitan Statistical Areas, also known as MSAs, in areas identified by Rural Development as having populations below 10,000, or in remote parts of other rural areas (i.e., rural areas contained in MSAs with less than 5,000 population) as defined in 7 CFR 1944.656 (10 points) Yes lll No lll Points: lll b 19 percent (1 point) b 18 percent (2 points) b 17 percent (3 points) b 16 percent (4 points) b 15 percent or less (5 points) Points: lll VIII. Alleviating Overcrowding Does the proposed program contain a component for alleviating overcrowding as defined in 7 CFR1944.656? (5 points) Yes lll No lll Points: lll IX. Documents Submitted Check if the following documents are being submitted electronically with this preapplication or will be mailed to the State Office with your complete pre-application package. NOTE: You are only required to submit supporting documents for programs in which you will be participating as indicated in this VII. Percent of HPG Funds for pre-application. Points will be assigned for Administration the items that you checked based on a review of the supporting documents. Please refer to Check the percentage of HPG funds that the NOFA for the complete list of documents will be used for Administration purposes: More than 20 percent (Not eligible) llll that you are required to submit with your b 20 percent (0 points) complete pre-application package. Submitted with this pre-application Item Submitted to state office Low Income Assistance Percent of HPG Fund Use Administrative Capacity Area Served Percent of HPG Funds for Administration Alleviating Overcrowding X. HPG 2012 Scoring PLEASE NOTE: The scoring below is based on the responses that you have provided on this pre-application form and may not accord with the final score that the Agency assigns upon evaluating the supporting documentation that you submit. Your score may change from what you see here if the supporting documentation does not adequately support your answer or, if required documentation is missing. Scoring Items for HPG 2012 1. 2. 3. Points Earned Low Income Assistance (5, 10, 15, 20) Percent of HPG Fund Use (5, 10, 15, 20) Administrative Capacity (10, 20, 30) Scoring Items for HPG 2012 4. 5. 6. 27185 Points Earned Area Served (10) Percent of HPG Funds for Administration (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Alleviating Overcrowding (5) Total Score: [FR Doc. 2012–11036 Filed 5–8–12; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3410–XV–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Availability of Seats for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:44 May 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC). ACTION: Notice and request for applications. The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant seats on the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council (council): Native Hawaiian, Fishing, Education, Research (primary only), Hawai’i County, Kaua’i County, Maui County, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 27186 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 90 / Wednesday, May 9, 2012 / Notices Honolulu County (alternate only), Commercial Shipping (alternate only) and Youth/Student Seat (ages 14–17). Applicants are chosen based upon their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve twoyear terms, pursuant to the council’s charter. DATES: Applications are due by 30 June 2012. ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Joseph Paulin, 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Suite 301, Honolulu, HI 96825 or Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov. Completed applications should be sent to the same address. Applications are also available on line at http:// hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Paulin, 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, Suite 301, Honolulu, HI 96825 or Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov or 808.397.2651 x 257. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in March 1996 to assure continued public participation in the management of the sanctuary. Since its establishment, the council has played a vital role in the decisions affecting the Sanctuary surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands. The council’s nineteen voting members represent a variety of local user groups, as well as the general public. The council is supported by five committees: An Executive Committee chaired by the Sanctuary Advisory Council Chair, a Research Committee chaired by the Research Representative, an Education Committee chaired by the Education Representative, a Conservation Committee chaired by the Conservation Representative, and a Native Hawaiian Committee chaired by the Native Hawaiian Representative, each respectively dealing with matters concerning research, education, resource protection, and Native Hawaiian Culture. The council represents the coordination link between the sanctuary and the state and federal management agencies, user groups, researchers, educators, policy makers, and other various groups that help to focus efforts and attention on the humpback whale and its habitat around the main Hawaiian Islands. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:44 May 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 The council functions in an advisory capacity to the sanctuary management and is instrumental in helping to develop policies and program goals, and to identify education, outreach, research, long-term monitoring, resource protection and revenue enhancement priorities. The council works in concert with the sanctuary management by keeping him or her informed about issues of concern throughout the sanctuary, offering recommendations on specific issues, and aiding in achieving the goals of the sanctuary within the context of marine programs and policies of Hawai’i. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq. (Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary Program) Dated: May 1, 2012. Daniel J. Basta, Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–11032 Filed 5–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–NK–M DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XC019 Endangered and Threatened Species; Take of Anadromous Fish National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Applications for three new scientific research permits, two research permit renewals, and one permit modification. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that NMFS has received six scientific research permit application requests relating to Pacific salmon. The proposed research is intended to increase knowledge of species listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to help guide management and conservation efforts. The applications may be viewed online at: https:// apps.nmfs.noaa.gov/preview/ preview_open_for_comment.cfm. DATES: Comments or requests for a public hearing on the applications must be received at the appropriate address or fax number (see ADDRESSES) no later than 5 p.m. Pacific standard time on June 8, 2012. ADDRESSES: Written comments on the applications should be sent to the Protected Resources Division, NMFS, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1201 NE. Lloyd Blvd., Suite 1100, Portland, OR 97232–1274. Comments may also be sent via fax to 503–230– 5441 or by email to nmfs.nwr.apps@noaa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rob Clapp, Portland, OR (ph.: 503–231– 2314), Fax: 503–230–5441, email: Robert.Clapp@noaa.gov). Permit application instructions are available from the address above, or online at https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Species Covered in This Notice The following listed species are covered in this notice: Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha): Threatened Puget Sound (PS); threatened lower Columbia River (LCR); endangered upper Columbia River (UCR); threatened Snake River (SR) spring/sum (spr/sum); threatened SR fall; Steelhead (O. mykiss): Threatened PS; threatened LCR; threatened UCR; threatened SR; threatened middle Columbia River (MCR). Chum salmon (O. keta): Threatened Columbia River (CR). Coho salmon (O. kisutch): Threatened LCR. Eulachon: (Thaleichthys pacificus): Threatened southern distinct population segment (DPS) Authority Scientific research permits are issued in accordance with section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et. seq) and regulations governing listed fish and wildlife permits (50 CFR 222–226). NMFS issues permits based on findings that such permits: (1) Are applied for in good faith; (2) if granted and exercised, would not operate to the disadvantage of the listed species that are the subject of the permit; and (3) are consistent with the purposes and policy of section 2 of the ESA. The authority to take listed species is subject to conditions set forth in the permits. Anyone requesting a hearing on an application listed in this notice should set out the specific reasons why a hearing on that application would be appropriate (see ADDRESSES). Such hearings are held at the discretion of the Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, NMFS. Applications Received Permit 1135–7R The United States Geological Survey (USGS) is requesting to renew its permit to take adult and juvenile LCR steelhead. The purpose of this study is to collect information on the survival, E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-11032]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Availability of Seats for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale 
National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council

AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean 
Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce (DOC).

ACTION: Notice and request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The ONMS is seeking applications for the following vacant 
seats on the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary 
Advisory Council (council): Native Hawaiian, Fishing, Education, 
Research (primary only), Hawai'i County, Kaua'i County, Maui County,

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Honolulu County (alternate only), Commercial Shipping (alternate only) 
and Youth/Student Seat (ages 14-17). Applicants are chosen based upon 
their particular expertise and experience in relation to the seat for 
which they are applying; community and professional affiliations; 
philosophy regarding the protection and management of marine resources; 
and possibly the length of residence in the area affected by the 
sanctuary. Applicants who are chosen as members should expect to serve 
two-year terms, pursuant to the council's charter.

DATES: Applications are due by 30 June 2012.

ADDRESSES: Application kits may be obtained from Joseph Paulin, 6600 
Kalanianaole Hwy, Suite 301, Honolulu, HI 96825 or 
Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov. Completed applications should be sent to the 
same address. Applications are also available on line at http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph Paulin, 6600 Kalanianaole Hwy, 
Suite 301, Honolulu, HI 96825 or Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov or 808.397.2651 
x 257.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National 
Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council was established in March 1996 to 
assure continued public participation in the management of the 
sanctuary. Since its establishment, the council has played a vital role 
in the decisions affecting the Sanctuary surrounding the main Hawaiian 
Islands.
    The council's nineteen voting members represent a variety of local 
user groups, as well as the general public.
    The council is supported by five committees: An Executive Committee 
chaired by the Sanctuary Advisory Council Chair, a Research Committee 
chaired by the Research Representative, an Education Committee chaired 
by the Education Representative, a Conservation Committee chaired by 
the Conservation Representative, and a Native Hawaiian Committee 
chaired by the Native Hawaiian Representative, each respectively 
dealing with matters concerning research, education, resource 
protection, and Native Hawaiian Culture.
    The council represents the coordination link between the sanctuary 
and the state and federal management agencies, user groups, 
researchers, educators, policy makers, and other various groups that 
help to focus efforts and attention on the humpback whale and its 
habitat around the main Hawaiian Islands.
    The council functions in an advisory capacity to the sanctuary 
management and is instrumental in helping to develop policies and 
program goals, and to identify education, outreach, research, long-term 
monitoring, resource protection and revenue enhancement priorities. The 
council works in concert with the sanctuary management by keeping him 
or her informed about issues of concern throughout the sanctuary, 
offering recommendations on specific issues, and aiding in achieving 
the goals of the sanctuary within the context of marine programs and 
policies of Hawai'i.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1431, et seq.
(Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Number 11.429 Marine Sanctuary 
Program)

    Dated: May 1, 2012.
Daniel J. Basta,
Director, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Ocean 
Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-11032 Filed 5-8-12; 8:45 am]
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