First Responder Network Authority Board Special Meeting, 54241-54242 [2013-21351]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2013 / Notices Dated: August 28, 2013. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2013–21367 Filed 8–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; BroadbandMatch Web Site Tool National Telecommunications and Information 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 November 4, 2013. SUMMARY: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Maureen Lewis, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications, NTIA, MLewis@ntia.doc.gov, or (202) 482– 1892. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Abstract NTIA proposes to continue BroadbandMatch as an online resource for communities pursuing broadband projects and programs to advance the Obama Administration’s goal of increased broadband deployment and use in the United States. The BroadbandMatch Web site began during the final funding round of NTIA’s Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP) as a tool for potential applicants to identify possible partners whose resources and expertise VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:57 Aug 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 could strengthen the project proposals. NTIA obtained Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to extend BroadbandMatch beyond the September 30, 2010 funding award deadline Congress established in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111–5, 123 Stat. 115 (2009) (Recovery Act), that authorized BTOP and BIP. NTIA believes BroadbandMatch has ongoing utility and ability to cost effectively advance the Administration’s goals by facilitating sharing among BTOP grantees and others of best practices for completing successful broadband projects and facilitating partnerships to undertake new broadband projects. BroadbandMatch helps inexpensively to leverage Recovery Act investments to achieve the Administration’s ongoing goal of ensuring that all Americans can access affordable, ubiquitous broadband service and develop the skills to use this empowering technology effectively. II. Method of Collection BroadbandMatch users access the Web site through an Internet browser and voluntarily complete a brief profile requesting: (1) The point of contact’s name, organization, phone number, email address, and associated Web site URL; (2) the state(s) where the user seeks potential partners; the type(s) of partner(s) sought; and (3) a description of the project and the desired benefits of partnering. NTIA verifies the registrant’s email address, which becomes the registrant’s user name, and emails an assigned password. Registered users may then search the database for potential project partners by organization type, state(s) or keyword(s). III. Data OMB Control Number: 0660–0033. Form Number(s): None Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Individuals; business or other for-profit organizations; not-forprofit institutions; and Federal, state, local, or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,500. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,125. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54241 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: August 27, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–21293 Filed 8–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–06–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration First Responder Network Authority Board Special Meeting National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting of the First Responder Network Authority. AGENCY: The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will hold a Special Meeting via telephone conference (teleconference) on September 5, 2013. DATES: The Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The Special Meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll-free 1 (888) 469–3306 and using passcode ‘‘FirstNet.’’ Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Uzoma Onyeije, Secretary, FirstNet, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230: telephone (202) 482–0016; email uzoma@firstnet.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1 54242 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 3, 2013 / Notices emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES (Act), Public Law 112–96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet as an independent authority within the NTIA. The Act directs FirstNet to establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic decisions regarding FirstNet’s operations. As provided in Section 4.08 of the FirstNet Bylaws, the Board through this Notice provides at least two days’ notice of a Special Meeting of the Board to be held on September 5, 2013. The Board may, by a majority vote, close a portion of the Special Meeting as necessary to preserve the confidentiality of commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential, to discuss personnel matters, or to discuss legal matters affecting FirstNet, including pending or potential litigation. See 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2). Matters to Be Considered: NTIA will post an agenda for the Special Meeting on its Web site at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet prior to the meeting. The agenda topics are subject to change. Time and Date: The Special Meeting will be held on September 5, 2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and dates are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/ firstnet for the most up-to-date information. Other Information: The teleconference for the Special Meeting is open to the public. On the date and time of the Special Meeting, members of the public may call toll-free 1 (888) 469–3306 and use passcode ‘‘FirstNet’’ to listen to the meeting. If you experience technical difficulties, please contact Helen Shaw by telephone (202) 482–1157; or via VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:57 Aug 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 email hshaw@ntia.doc.gov. Public access will be limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The Special Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify Mr. Onyeije, by telephone (202) 482–0016 or email uzoma@firstnet.gov, at least two days (2) business days before the meeting. Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board minutes will be available at http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet. or by calling 202–504–2200. Individuals requiring sign language interpretation for the hearing impaired should contact the Secretary at least 10 days before the meeting date. Dated: August 23, 2013, in Washington, DC. Thomas Luebke, Secretary, AIA. [FR Doc. 2013–21269 Filed 8–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6331–01–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Dated: August 28, 2013. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel. Office of the Secretary [FR Doc. 2013–21351 Filed 8–30–13; 8:45 am] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification BILLING CODE 3510–60–P AGENCY: [Transmittal Nos. 13–38] COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice. Notice of Meeting SUMMARY: The next meeting of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts is scheduled for 19 September 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in the Commission offices at the National Building Museum, Suite 312, Judiciary Square, 401 F Street NW., Washington DC, 20001–2728. Items of discussion may include buildings, parks, and memorials. Draft agendas and additional information regarding the Commission are available on our Web site: www.cfa.gov. Inquiries regarding the agenda and requests to submit written or oral statements should be addressed to Thomas Luebke, Secretary, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, at the above address; by emailing CFAStaff@cfa.gov; PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated July 21, 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. B. English, DSCA/DBO/CFM, (703) 601– 3740. The following is a copy of a letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Transmittals 13–38 with attached transmittal and policy justification. Dated: August 27, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54241-54242]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-21351]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


First Responder Network Authority Board Special Meeting

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting of the First Responder Network 
Authority.

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SUMMARY: The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) 
will hold a Special Meeting via telephone conference (teleconference) 
on September 5, 2013.

DATES: The Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013, 
from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The Special Meeting will be conducted via teleconference. 
Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll-free 1 
(888) 469-3306 and using passcode ``FirstNet.'' Due to the limited 
number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, 
first-served basis.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Uzoma Onyeije, Secretary, FirstNet, 
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20230: telephone (202) 482-0016; email uzoma@firstnet.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 
2012

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(Act), Public Law 112-96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet as an 
independent authority within the NTIA. The Act directs FirstNet to 
establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband 
network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic 
decisions regarding FirstNet's operations. As provided in Section 4.08 
of the FirstNet Bylaws, the Board through this Notice provides at least 
two days' notice of a Special Meeting of the Board to be held on 
September 5, 2013. The Board may, by a majority vote, close a portion 
of the Special Meeting as necessary to preserve the confidentiality of 
commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential, 
to discuss personnel matters, or to discuss legal matters affecting 
FirstNet, including pending or potential litigation. See 47 U.S.C. 
1424(e)(2).
    Matters to Be Considered: NTIA will post an agenda for the Special 
Meeting on its Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet 
prior to the meeting. The agenda topics are subject to change.
    Time and Date: The Special Meeting will be held on September 5, 
2013, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and dates 
are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA's Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet for the most up-to-date information.
    Other Information: The teleconference for the Special Meeting is 
open to the public. On the date and time of the Special Meeting, 
members of the public may call toll-free 1 (888) 469-3306 and use 
passcode ``FirstNet'' to listen to the meeting. If you experience 
technical difficulties, please contact Helen Shaw by telephone (202) 
482-1157; or via email hshaw@ntia.doc.gov. Public access will be 
limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance 
via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The 
Special Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals 
requiring accommodations are asked to notify Mr. Onyeije, by telephone 
(202) 482-0016 or email uzoma@firstnet.gov, at least two days (2) 
business days before the meeting.
    Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board 
minutes will be available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet.

    Dated: August 28, 2013.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2013-21351 Filed 8-30-13; 8:45 am]
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