Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Teleconference, 25289-25290 [2013-10131]

Download as PDF 25289 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 83 / Tuesday, April 30, 2013 / Notices ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS AND COSTS Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Sandy Focus Group Recruit/ Screener/FEMA Form 008– 0–10. Focus Group Moderator Guide/ FEMA Form 008–0– 9. In-Depth Case Study Pulse Survey/FEMA Form 008–0– 11. 1,260 1 1,260 .05 (3 mins.) ......... 63 $22.78 $1,435.14 210 1 210 1.5 hrs. (90 mins.) 315 22.78 7,175.70 3,000 1 3,000 .25 (15 mins.) ....... 750 22.78 17,085.00 ................................................ 4,470 .................. 4,470 ............................... 1,128 .................. 25,695.84 Type of respondent Form name/form number Individuals or Households ...... Individuals or Households ...... Individuals or Households ...... Total ................................ Average burden per response (in hours) Total annual burden (in hours) Average hourly wage rate Total annual respondent cost • Note: The ‘‘Avg. Hourly Wage Rate’’ for each respondent includes a 1.4 multiplier to reflect a fully-loaded wage rate. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $25,695.84. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The annual cost to the Federal Government is $563,000.00. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Dated: April 22, 2013. Charlene D. Myrthil, Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–10129 Filed 4–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–27–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Teleconference Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee Teleconference. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The meeting will be open to the public. DATE: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy will meet on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the teleconference should contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:56 Apr 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 May 8, 2013, 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 May 8, 2013, and must be identified by docket ID FEMA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • 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 National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. The documents will be posted on http:// www.regulations.gov as soon as they are available. There will be a 6-minute comment period after each agenda item; each speaker will be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact Cindy Wivell to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Denis G. Onieal, telephone (301) 447– 1117. Logistical Information: Cindy Wivell, telephone (301) 447–1157, fax (301) PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 447–1834, and email Cindy.Wivell@fema.dhs.gov. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 review and approve the minutes of the December 5, 2012, teleconference 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 receive a status report on U.S. Fire Administration data, research and response support initiatives. The Board E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 25290 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 83 / Tuesday, April 30, 2013 / Notices will review and give feedback on Academy program activities including Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) prerequisites/accreditation update, FY 2013 curriculum developments update, EFOP Symposium, transition to electronic student manuals, and follow up to state training system/semi-annual course call. The Board will discuss the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE)/Professional Development Subcommittee activities, including the FESHE committee’s realignment, National Professional Development Symposium, and FESHE Recognition Update. The Board will discuss dates and agenda items for upcoming meetings and the logistics for completing the 2012 BOV NFA annual report. 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. Dated: April 25, 2013. Denis G. Onieal, Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–10131 Filed 4–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5692–N–02] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; HUD Standard Grant Application Forms: Detailed Budget Form (HUD–424–CB), Budget Worksheet (HUD–424CBW), Application for Federal Assistance (SF–424), and the Third-Party Documentation Facsimile Transmittal Form (HUD–96011) Office of Strategic Planning and Management, HUD. ACTION: Notice. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. HUD is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comment Due Date: July 1, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:22 Apr 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 approval numbers (2535–0017), (2525– 0018), (4040–0004) and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; Telephone (202) 402–4300, (this is not a toll-free number) or email Ms. Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov; for a copy of the proposed form and other available information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorthera Yorkshire, AJT, Grants Management and Oversight Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 3156, Washington, DC 20410; email: Dorthera.Yorkshire@hud.gov; telephone (202) 402–4336; Fax (202) 708–0531 (this is not a toll-free number) for other available information. If you are a hearing-or-speech-impaired person, you may reach the above telephone numbers through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: HUD will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice lists the following information: Grant Application Detailed Budget Form (HUD–424–CB). Grant Application Detailed Budget Worksheet (HUD–424–CBW). OMB Control Number: 2501–0017. Facsimile Transmittal Form (HUD– 96011). OMB Control Number: 2535– 0118. Application for Federal Assistance (SF–424). OMB Control Number: 4040– 0004. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUDCommon Budget Form and Worksheet intended to offer consolidated and streamlined grant application processes in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 106–107, The Federal Financial Assistance Improvement Act of 1999. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD–424CB and HUD–424CBW. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: An estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the forms for each grant application is one (1) hour, however, the burden will be assessed against each individual grant program submission under the Paperwork Reduction Act; number of respondents is 9,091; frequency of response is on the occasion of application for benefits. Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of previously approved collection for which approval has expired. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The use of the Third-Party Documentation Facsimile Transmittal Form allows the Department to collect the same information electronically as we would for a paper-based application. It also produces an electronic version of the document that will be matched with the electronic application submitted through grants.gov to HUD. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Third-Party Documentation Facsimile Transmittal Form (HUD–96011) Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: An estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the forms for each grant application is 5 minutes per response, however, the burden will be assessed against each individual grant program submission under the Paperwork Reduction Act; number of respondents is 33,000 frequency of response is on the occasion of application for benefits. Status of the proposed information collection: Reinstatement, without change, of previously approved collection for which approval has expired. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 83 (Tuesday, April 30, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25289-25290]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-10131]


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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 Teleconference

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

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

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SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) 
will meet via teleconference on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. The meeting 
will be open to the public.

DATE:  The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy will meet on 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. 
Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed 
its business.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the 
teleconference should contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business May 8, 2013, 
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 May 8, 2013, and must be identified by docket ID 
FEMA-2008-0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     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 National Fire Academy Board of Visitors, go to 
http://www.regulations.gov. The documents will be posted on http://www.regulations.gov as soon as they are available.
    There will be a 6-minute comment period after each agenda item; 
each speaker will be given no more than 2 minutes to speak. Please note 
that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, 
following the last call for comments. Contact Cindy Wivell to register 
as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Denis G. Onieal, telephone 
(301) 447-1117.
    Logistical Information: Cindy Wivell, 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 review and approve the minutes of the December 5, 
2012, teleconference 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 receive a status report on U.S. Fire Administration data, research 
and response support initiatives. The Board

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will review and give feedback on Academy program activities including 
Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) prerequisites/accreditation 
update, FY 2013 curriculum developments update, EFOP Symposium, 
transition to electronic student manuals, and follow up to state 
training system/semi-annual course call.
    The Board will discuss the Fire and Emergency Services Higher 
Education (FESHE)/Professional Development Subcommittee activities, 
including the FESHE committee's realignment, National Professional 
Development Symposium, and FESHE Recognition Update.
    The Board will discuss dates and agenda items for upcoming meetings 
and the logistics for completing the 2012 BOV NFA annual report.
    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.

    Dated: April 25, 2013.
Denis G. Onieal,
Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2013-10131 Filed 4-29-13; 8:45 am]
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