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AGENCY: The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will convene an open public meeting of the Board on June 3, 2014, preceded by meetings of the Board Committees on June 2, 2014.1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 1 On February 28, 2014, FirstNet announced the dates and times of future Board meetings, including this Board meeting on June 3, 2014. See Notice of Open Public Meetings, 79 FR 11421 (Feb. 28, 2014). This Notice supersedes the earlier notice and provides the correct dates, times, and other information about the June 2, 2014 Board Committee meetings and the June 3, 2014 Board meeting. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:42 May 20, 2014 Jkt 232001 On June 2, 2014 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time there will be sequential meetings of FirstNet’s four Board Committees: (1) Governance and Personnel; (2) Outreach; (3) Technology; and (4) Finance. The full FirstNet Board will hold a meeting on June 3, 2014, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: Board members will meet in Ballroom 4 of the Westin Westminster Hotel, 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020. 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 FirstNet’s Communications Department, (202) 482–4809 or corey.ray@firstnet.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will convene an open public meeting of the Board on June 3, 2014, preceded by meetings of the Board Committees on June 2, 2014. Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act), Public Law 112–96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet as an independent authority within NTIA. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 98 (Wednesday, May 21, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 29172]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-11755]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


First Responder Network Authority Board Meetings

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

ACTION: Notice of open public meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) 
will convene an open public meeting of the Board on June 3, 2014, 
preceded by meetings of the Board Committees on June 2, 2014.\1\
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    \1\ On February 28, 2014, FirstNet announced the dates and times 
of future Board meetings, including this Board meeting on June 3, 
2014. See Notice of Open Public Meetings, 79 FR 11421 (Feb. 28, 
2014). This Notice supersedes the earlier notice and provides the 
correct dates, times, and other information about the June 2, 2014 
Board Committee meetings and the June 3, 2014 Board meeting.

DATES: On June 2, 2014 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time 
there will be sequential meetings of FirstNet's four Board Committees: 
(1) Governance and Personnel; (2) Outreach; (3) Technology; and (4) 
Finance. The full FirstNet Board will hold a meeting on June 3, 2014, 
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between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: Board members will meet in Ballroom 4 of the Westin 
Westminster Hotel, 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020.

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 FirstNet's Communications Department, (202) 
482-4809 or corey.ray@firstnet.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the 
Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will convene 
an open public meeting of the Board on June 3, 2014, preceded by 
meetings of the Board Committees on June 2, 2014.
    Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 
2012 (Act), Public Law 112-96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet 
as an independent authority within 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. The FirstNet Board held its 
first public meeting on September 25, 2012.
    Matters To Be Considered: FirstNet will post detailed agendas of 
each meeting on its Web site, http://www.firstnet.gov, prior to the 
meetings. The agenda topics are subject to change. Please note that the 
subjects that will be discussed by the Committees and the Board may 
involve commercial and financial information that is privileged or 
confidential, personnel matters, and other legal matters affecting 
FirstNet. As such, the Committee Chairs and Board Chair may call for a 
vote to close the meetings pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2).
    Times and Dates of June 2014 Meetings: On June 2, 2014, between 3 
p.m. and 7 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time there will be sequential 
meetings of FirstNet's four committees. The full FirstNet Board meeting 
will be held on June 3, 2014, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Mountain 
Daylight Time.
    Place: The June 3 Board meeting and the June 2 Committee meetings 
will be held in Ballroom 4 of the Westin Westminster Hotel, 10600 
Westminster Boulevard, Westminster, Colorado.
    Other Information: These meetings are open to the public and press. 
Members of the public wishing to attend the meetings in person will be 
directed to an auditorium where they can observe the meeting by video. 
For access to the meetings, valid, government issued photo 
identification may be requested for security reasons. The meetings are 
accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring 
accommodations, such as sign-language interpretation or other ancillary 
aids, are asked to notify Uzoma Onyeije, Secretary, FirstNet, at (202) 
482-0016 or uzoma@firstnet.gov at least five (5) business days before 
the meeting. The meetings will also be webcast. Please refer to NTIA's 
Web site at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet for webcast 
instructions and other information. If you have technical questions 
regarding the webcast, please contact Corey Ray, at (202) 482-4809 or 
corey.ray@firstnet.gov.
    Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board 
minutes will be available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/category/firstnet.

    Dated: May 16, 2014.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-11755 Filed 5-20-14; 8:45 am]
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