Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy, 59045-59046 [2013-23376]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to Section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–23312 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4144– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2013–0001] Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA–4144–DR), dated September 6, 2013, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: September 6, 2013. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 6, 2013, 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 Missouri resulting from severe storms, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of August 2–14, 2013, 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 Missouri. 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. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 L. Parker, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Missouri have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Barry, Camden, Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Laclede, Maries, McDonald, Miller, Osage, Ozark, Phelps, Pulaski, Shannon, Taney, Texas, Webster, and Wright Counties for Public Assistance. All counties within the State of Missouri 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. 2013–23296 Filed 9–24–13; 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 Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59045 The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet on October 17–18, 2013. The meeting will be open to the public. SUMMARY: Authority: 5 U.S.C. App.; 15 U.S.C. 2206(j). The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 17, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EDT and on Friday, October 18, 09:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Emergency Training Center, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Members of the public who wish to obtain details on how to gain access to the facility and directions may contact Cindy Wivell as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business October 9, 2013. A picture identification is needed for access. Members of the public may also participate by teleconference and may contact Cindy Wivell 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 in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than October 9, 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. Handouts for the meeting will be posted at http:// www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/about/bov.shtm as soon as they are available. There will be a 10-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. DATES: E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 59046 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices 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. 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 (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire Administrator, of the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy of the NFA’s facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA 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 NFA. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda On the first day of the meeting, the Board will swear in new members, select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for Fiscal Year 2014, and review and approve the minutes of the May 15, 2013, teleconference meeting. The Board will then review and give feedback on NFA program activities, including: NFA Online, the NFA’s webbased learning platform for distance learning courses; NFA’s mediated course deliveries, which provide NFA training through an instructor facilitated web-based learning environment; NFA’s course material download for the Regions and States, which enables direct access to NFA course materials through a web-based interface; NFA’s Bring-Your-Own-Device initiative, which allows students to download the student manual to their own personal electronic devices and eliminates the use of paper-based student materials; NFA’s curriculum for emergency medical services; and NFA’s curriculum Enterprise Shared Workspace, a database system developed to capture and track course development and VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 revision activities. The Board will also review and give feedback on NFA’s status of course development at the end of FY 2013; NFA’s curriculum development plan for the FY 2014 curriculum; and NFA’s Smart Practices/ Lessons Learned Report to Congress, which provides Congress with a snapshot of the lessons learned and best practices that have been incorporated into the NFA’s curriculum and program areas. The Board will discuss the Professional Development Subcommittee activities, including the Professional Development Symposium that will bring national training and education audiences together for their annual conference and support initiatives, the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE)/ Professional Development Subcommittee restructuring, and the FESHE Recognition Update that will include a list of the colleges and universities that have been approved and that have adopted the FESHE curriculum. On the second day, the Board will receive updates on U.S. Fire Administration data, research, and response support initiatives, and discuss deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) campus and FY 2014 Budget Request/ Budget Planning. The Board will also engage in an annual report working session. purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 25, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on July 26, 2013. Dated: September 20, 2013. Denis G. Onieal, Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0018. Type of Request: Extension without of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–4730, HUD 4730–SP, HUD–4731, HUD–4730–E. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD– 4730, 4730E and 4730SP, Federal Labor Standards Questionnaires, will be used by HUD and agencies administering HUD programs to collect information from laborers and mechanics employed on HUD-assisted projects. Employers are required to submit weekly certified payroll reports in order to demonstrate and attest to their compliance with Federal labor standards. The information collected on questionnaires is primarily used to determine whether payroll information supplied by employers is valid. Testing employer data can disclose violations that may be concealed or that are otherwise not apparent to the agency. 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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 Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) 
will meet on October 17-18, 2013. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. App.; 15 U.S.C. 2206(j).

DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, October 17, 8:30 a.m. 
to 11:30 a.m. EDT and on Friday, October 18, 09:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has 
completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Emergency Training 
Center, Building H, Room 300, Emmitsburg, Maryland. Members of the 
public who wish to obtain details on how to gain access to the facility 
and directions may contact Cindy Wivell as listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business October 9, 2013. A 
picture identification is needed for access. Members of the public may 
also participate by teleconference and may contact Cindy Wivell 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 in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in 
writing no later than October 9, 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. Handouts for the meeting will be posted at 
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/nfa/about/bov.shtm as soon as they are 
available.
    There will be a 10-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.

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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 (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire 
Administrator, of the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein 
that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, 
the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs 
further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of 
FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy 
of the NFA's facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA 
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 NFA.

Agenda

    On the first day of the meeting, the Board will swear in new 
members, select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for Fiscal Year 
2014, and review and approve the minutes of the May 15, 2013, 
teleconference meeting.
    The Board will then review and give feedback on NFA program 
activities, including: NFA Online, the NFA's web-based learning 
platform for distance learning courses; NFA's mediated course 
deliveries, which provide NFA training through an instructor 
facilitated web-based learning environment; NFA's course material 
download for the Regions and States, which enables direct access to NFA 
course materials through a web-based interface; NFA's Bring-Your-Own-
Device initiative, which allows students to download the student manual 
to their own personal electronic devices and eliminates the use of 
paper-based student materials; NFA's curriculum for emergency medical 
services; and NFA's curriculum Enterprise Shared Workspace, a database 
system developed to capture and track course development and revision 
activities. The Board will also review and give feedback on NFA's 
status of course development at the end of FY 2013; NFA's curriculum 
development plan for the FY 2014 curriculum; and NFA's Smart Practices/
Lessons Learned Report to Congress, which provides Congress with a 
snapshot of the lessons learned and best practices that have been 
incorporated into the NFA's curriculum and program areas.
    The Board will discuss the Professional Development Subcommittee 
activities, including the Professional Development Symposium that will 
bring national training and education audiences together for their 
annual conference and support initiatives, the Fire and Emergency 
Services Higher Education (FESHE)/Professional Development Subcommittee 
restructuring, and the FESHE Recognition Update that will include a 
list of the colleges and universities that have been approved and that 
have adopted the FESHE curriculum.
    On the second day, the Board will receive updates on U.S. Fire 
Administration data, research, and response support initiatives, and 
discuss deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National 
Emergency Training Center (NETC) campus and FY 2014 Budget Request/
Budget Planning. The Board will also engage in an annual report working 
session.

    Dated: September 20, 2013.
Denis G. Onieal,
Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire 
Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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