Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 69648-69649 [2012-28221]

Download as PDF 69648 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 224 / Tuesday, November 20, 2012 / Notices The time period prescribed for the implementation of section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Michael F. Byrne, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of New York have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Richmond, Suffolk, and Queens Counties for Individual Assistance. Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Richmond, Suffolk, and Queens Counties for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B), including direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program. All counties within the State of New York are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households in Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–28105 Filed 11–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4089– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2012–0002] Rhode Island; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Nov 19, 2012 Jkt 229001 This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Rhode Island (FEMA–4089–DR), dated November 3, 2012, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: November 3, 2012. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3886. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated November 3, 2012, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Rhode Island resulting from Hurricane Sandy during the period of October 26–31, 2012, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Rhode Island. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. Direct Federal assistance is authorized. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance is supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, James N. Russo, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Rhode Island have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Bristol, Newport, and Washington Counties for Public Assistance. Direct federal assistance is authorized. All counties within the State of Rhode Island are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–28109 Filed 11–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Teleconference Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by teleconference and may contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business November 30, 2012, to obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Cindy Wivell as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed below in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than November 30, 2012, and must be identified by docket ID FEMA–2008– 0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 224 / Tuesday, November 20, 2012 / Notices wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail/Hand Delivery: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the Board, go to http://www.regulations.gov. There will be a 10-minute comment period after each agenda item. Please note that the public comment period may end for each agenda item, following the last call for comments. Contact Cindy Wivell to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727, telephone (301) 447–1157, fax (301) 447–1834, and email Cindy.Wivell@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). Purpose of the Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire Administrator, of the operation of the Academy and any improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. The Board makes interim advisories to the Administrator of FEMA, through the United States Fire Administrator, whenever there is an indicated urgency to do so in fulfilling its duties. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Board examines Academy programs to determine whether these programs further the basic missions which are approved by the Administrator of FEMA, examines the physical plant of the Academy to determine the adequacy of the Academy’s facilities, and examines the funding levels for Academy programs. The Board submits an annual report through the United States Fire Administrator to the Administrator of FEMA, in writing. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation of the Academy. Agenda The Board will select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for fiscal year VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Nov 19, 2012 Jkt 229001 (FY) 2013, and will review and approve the minutes of the July 26, 2012 meeting. The Board will discuss deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) campus, to include FY 2013 Budget Planning. The Board will review Academy program activities including mediated instructor-led Online Course Pilot update, new National Fire Academy (NFA) Online courses, Executive Fire Officer Program Prerequisites/Accreditation update, curriculum assessment status report and American Council on Education report, anticipated FY 2013 curriculum developments, and changes in the State training system/semi-annual course call. The Board will review the status of the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Institutional Recognition and Certificate Program and the progress of Training Resources And Data Exchange (TRADE)/FESHE Adobe Connect electronic meetings, the future of the Degrees at a Distance Program (DDP) and how changes in the DDP Program will further the NFA goal of standardizing fire science and emergency services undergraduate degree programs. In addition, the Board will be briefed on the FESHE/ Professional Development Subcommittee activities. The public will have an opportunity to comment on these issues prior to deliberation and final action by the Board. After deliberation, the Board will recommend actions to the Superintendent of the National Fire Academy and the Administrator of FEMA. Kirby E. Kiefer, Deputy Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–28221 Filed 11–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Application-Permit-Special License Unlading-Lading-Overtime Services U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information. ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69649 As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application-Permit-Special License Unlading-Lading-Overtime Services (CBP Form 3171). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 22, 2013, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, at 202–325–0265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). The comments should address: (a) Whether the 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 estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) the annual cost burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 20, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2008-0010]


Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Teleconference Federal 
Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) 
will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. The 
meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 
1:30 to 4:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please note that the meeting 
may close early if the Board has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by teleconference and 
may contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section by close of business November 30, 2012, to obtain the 
call-in number and access code. For information on services for 
individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact 
Cindy Wivell as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed below in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in 
writing no later than November 30, 2012, and must be identified by 
docket ID FEMA-2008-0010 and may be submitted by one of the following 
methods:

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     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail/Hand Delivery: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton 
Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket ID for this action. 
Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the Board, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    There will be a 10-minute comment period after each agenda item. 
Please note that the public comment period may end for each agenda 
item, following the last call for comments. Contact Cindy Wivell to 
register as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton 
Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727, telephone (301) 447-1157, fax (301) 
447-1834, and email Cindy.Wivell@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).

Purpose of the Board

    The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the 
National Fire Academy (Academy) and advise the Administrator of the 
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States 
Fire Administrator, of the operation of the Academy and any 
improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. The Board makes 
interim advisories to the Administrator of FEMA, through the United 
States Fire Administrator, whenever there is an indicated urgency to do 
so in fulfilling its duties. In carrying out its responsibilities, the 
Board examines Academy programs to determine whether these programs 
further the basic missions which are approved by the Administrator of 
FEMA, examines the physical plant of the Academy to determine the 
adequacy of the Academy's facilities, and examines the funding levels 
for Academy programs. The Board submits an annual report through the 
United States Fire Administrator to the Administrator of FEMA, in 
writing. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations 
regarding the operation of the Academy.

Agenda

    The Board will select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for fiscal 
year (FY) 2013, and will review and approve the minutes of the July 26, 
2012 meeting. The Board will discuss deferred maintenance and capital 
improvements on the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) campus, 
to include FY 2013 Budget Planning. The Board will review Academy 
program activities including mediated instructor-led Online Course 
Pilot update, new National Fire Academy (NFA) Online courses, Executive 
Fire Officer Program Prerequisites/Accreditation update, curriculum 
assessment status report and American Council on Education report, 
anticipated FY 2013 curriculum developments, and changes in the State 
training system/semi-annual course call.
    The Board will review the status of the Fire and Emergency Services 
Higher Education (FESHE) Institutional Recognition and Certificate 
Program and the progress of Training Resources And Data Exchange 
(TRADE)/FESHE Adobe Connect electronic meetings, the future of the 
Degrees at a Distance Program (DDP) and how changes in the DDP Program 
will further the NFA goal of standardizing fire science and emergency 
services undergraduate degree programs. In addition, the Board will be 
briefed on the FESHE/Professional Development Subcommittee activities.
    The public will have an opportunity to comment on these issues 
prior to deliberation and final action by the Board. After 
deliberation, the Board will recommend actions to the Superintendent of 
the National Fire Academy and the Administrator of FEMA.

Kirby E. Kiefer,
Deputy Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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