Forest Resource Coordinating Committee, 73819-73820 [2013-29238]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Information Collection; Financial Information Security Request Form Forest Service, USDA. Notice; Request for Comment. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Forest Service is seeking comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with revision of a currently approved information collection, Financial Information Security Request Form. DATES: Comments must be received in writing on or before February 7, 2014 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning this notice should be addressed to Financial Policy, Mail Stop 1149, USDA, Forest Service, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20250–1149. Comments also may be submitted via email to: omasahudu@fs.fed.us. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Forest Service, Rosslyn Plaza, Building C, 1601 N. Kent Street, RPC–7, Arlington, VA during normal business hours. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead to (703) 605– 4803 to facilitate entry to the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Osman Masahudu, (703)–605–4803. Individuals who use telecommunications for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at (800)–877–8339, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Financial Information Security Request Form. OMB Number: 0596–0204. Expiration Date of Approval: 02/28/ 2014. Type of Request: Extension without change of a currently approved Information Collection. Abstract: The majority of the Forest Service’s financial records are in databases stored at the National Finance Center (NFC). The Forest Service uses employees and contractors to maintain these financial records. The employees and contractors must have access to the NFC database to perform their duties. The Forest Service uses an electronic form FS–6500–214, Financial Information Security Request Form, to apply to NFC for database access for certain employees or contractors. This form is used to add, modify, and/or maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Dec 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 delete authorized users of the different system modules. The information collected includes: Name, work email, work telephone number, and job title. The contractor checks the box for a non-federal employee and provides the expiration date of the contract. The contractor then selects the databases and actions needed. Based on the database(s) selected, the contractor provides additional information regarding the financial systems, work location, access scope, etc. Once the form is submitted to the client security officer, a one-page agreement automatically prints, which the contractor and client security officer sign. The agreement is a certification statement that acknowledges the contractor’s recognition of the sensitive nature of the information and the agreement to use the information only for authorized purposes. The information collected is shared with those managing or overseeing the financial systems used by the Forest Service; this includes auditors. Estimate of Burden per Response: 10 minutes. Type of Respondents: Federal and contracted employees. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 9,549. Estimated Annual Number of Responses per Respondent: 3. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 4,774 hours. Comment is invited on: (1) Whether this collection of information is necessary for the stated purposes and the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical or scientific utility; (2) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments received in response to this notice, including names and addresses when provided, will be a matter of public record. Comments will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73819 Dated: December 2, 2013. Thelma J. Strong, Chief Financial Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–29230 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of Cancellation. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service was required to cancel the October 17–18, 2013 meeting of the Forest Resource Coordinating Committee due to the Government partial shutdown which began October 1, 2013. The Notice of Meeting for the October 17–18, 2013 meeting was published in the Federal Register, Volume 78, Number 180, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, Page 57128. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maya Solomon, Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Program Coordinator; by phone at (202) 205– 1376, or Ted Beauvais, Designated Federal Officer; by phone at (202) 205– 1190. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Dated: November 22, 2013. Paul Ries, Associate Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry. [FR Doc. 2013–29240 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Forest Resource Coordinating Committee will meet in Washington, DC, February 6 and 7, 2014. The Committee is authorized under Section 8005 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–246). Additional information on the Forest Resource Coordinating Committee can be found SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1 maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 73820 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2013 / Notices by visiting the Committee’s Web site at: http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/coop/frcc/. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 6 and 7, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the USDA Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave. SW., Conference Room 108–A, Washington, DC. Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary Information. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received on the Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Web site listed above. Visitors are encouraged to call ahead of time to facilitate entry into the Whitten Building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maya Solomon, Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Program Coordinator, Cooperative Forestry Staff, 202–205–1376 or Karl Dalla Rosa, Cooperative Forestry Staff, 202–205– 6206. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to develop recommendations to submit to the Secretary regarding alignment of landowner assistance delivery systems, forest inventory and analysis, markets, climate change adaptation, forest conditions, threats to forest health, and landscape scale conservation and management. The meeting is open to the public. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee or to make an oral statement should request in writing by February 3, 2014. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Maya Solomon, Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Program Coordinator at 1400 Independence Ave. SW., mailstop 1123, Washington, DC 20250; by email to mayasolomon@fs.fed.us. A summary of the meeting will be posted on the Web site listed above within 21 days after the meeting. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Dec 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodations for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Dated: November 29, 2013. Paul Ries, Associate Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry. Dated: November 25, 2013. Stevan J. Christiansen, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–29238 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P [FR Doc. 2013–29298 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Forest Service RIN 0596–AD09 Hiawatha East Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting cancellations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Hiawatha East Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) meetings scheduled on the dates below are cancelled. The meetings were scheduled to meet in Kincheloe, Michigan. The RAC is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act) (Pub. L. 110–343) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463). DATES: The cancelled meetings were scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on the following dates: • May 30, 2013 • June 20, 2013 • July 11, 2013 • August 15, 2013 • September 19, 2013 ADDRESSES: The cancelled meetings were to be held at the Chippewa County 911 Center, 4657 West Industrial Park Drive, Kincheloe, Michigan. Written comments concerning these cancellations may be submitted as described under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Hiawatha National Forest (NF), Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building to view comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janel Crooks, RAC Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, Hiawatha NF, Supervisor’s Office, 820 Rains Drive, Gladstone, Michigan 49837; by phone at 906–428–5829 or via email at HiawathaNF@fs.fed.us. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Publicly Managed Recreation Opportunities, Recreation Fees Forest Service, USDA. Notice of issuance of final directive. AGENCY: ACTION: The Forest Service is issuing a final directive providing direction on recreation fees in chapter 30 of new Forest Service Handbook (FSH) 2309.13. This chapter enumerates the requirements for recreation fees charged by the Forest Service under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) (16 U.S.C. 6801–6814), which was enacted December 8, 2004. This chapter replaces the Forest Service’s interim implementation guidelines on REA and obsolete direction on recreation fees in FSM 2330. DATES: This final directive is effective December 9, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Hartman, chartman01@fs.fed.us, 202–205–1227. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background and Need for the Final Directive REA authorizes the Federal land management agencies, including the Forest Service, to charge several types of recreation fees and to invest the recreation fees at the sites and areas where they were collected to enhanced facilities and services provided to visitors. REA replaced the recreation fee authority under section 4 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act (16 U.S.C. 460l–6a) and the Recreational Fee Demonstration Program statute (Pub. L. 104–134, § 315). On April 25, 2005, the Forest Service issued Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (REA): Forest Service Interim Implementation Guidelines (Guidelines). The statutory direction in REA has been appropriately integrated E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 236 (Monday, December 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73819-73820]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-29238]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Forest Resource Coordinating Committee

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Forest Resource Coordinating Committee will meet in 
Washington, DC, February 6 and 7, 2014. The Committee is authorized 
under Section 8005 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 
(Pub. L. 110-246). Additional information on the Forest Resource 
Coordinating Committee can be found

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by visiting the Committee's Web site at: http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/coop/frcc/.

DATES: The meeting will be held on February 6 and 7, 2014 from 8:30 
a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the USDA Whitten Building, 1400 
Independence Ave. SW., Conference Room 108-A, Washington, DC. Written 
comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary Information. 
All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed 
in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The 
public may inspect comments received on the Forest Resource 
Coordinating Committee Web site listed above. Visitors are encouraged 
to call ahead of time to facilitate entry into the Whitten Building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maya Solomon, Forest Resource 
Coordinating Committee Program Coordinator, Cooperative Forestry Staff, 
202-205-1376 or Karl Dalla Rosa, Cooperative Forestry Staff, 202-205-
6206. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to develop 
recommendations to submit to the Secretary regarding alignment of 
landowner assistance delivery systems, forest inventory and analysis, 
markets, climate change adaptation, forest conditions, threats to 
forest health, and landscape scale conservation and management. The 
meeting is open to the public. All meetings are subject to change or 
cancellation.
    Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of 
the Committee or to make an oral statement should request in writing by 
February 3, 2014. The agenda will include time for people to make oral 
statements of three minutes or less. Written comments and requests for 
time for oral comments must be sent to Maya Solomon, Forest Resource 
Coordinating Committee Program Coordinator at 1400 Independence Ave. 
SW., mailstop 1123, Washington, DC 20250; by email to 
mayasolomon@fs.fed.us. A summary of the meeting will be posted on the 
Web site listed above within 21 days after the meeting.
    Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable 
accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language 
interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable 
accommodations for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting 
the person listed under the For Further Information Contact. All 
reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis.

    Dated: November 29, 2013.
Paul Ries,
Associate Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry.
[FR Doc. 2013-29238 Filed 12-6-13; 8:45 am]
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