Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee, 43388-43389 [2014-17540]

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Number of Respondents: 3. Frequency of Responses: Reporting: On occasion. Total Burden Hours: 3. Ruth Brown, Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–17494 Filed 7–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–34–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet via teleconference. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110– 343) (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to review and vote on a project proposal for Title II funding on behalf of the Juneau RAC which does not have enough members for quorum. DATES: The meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. on July 30, 2014. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held via teleconference, for the teleconference information, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 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 at the Admiralty Island National Monument Ranger District. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Norton, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907–789–6209 or via email at jennifersnorton@fs.fed.us. 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: Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: https:// fsplaces.fs.fed.us/fsfiles/unit/wo/ secure_rural_schools.nsf/RAC/ ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 143 / Friday, July 25, 2014 / Notices Lynn+Canal-Icy+Strait+ ?OpenDocument. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by July 20, 2014 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Jennifer Norton, RAC Coordinator, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road, Juneau, Alaska 99801; by email to jennifersnorton@ fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 907–586– 8808. 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 accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Date: June 30, 2014. Chad VanOrmer, Admiralty Island National Monument Ranger. [FR Doc. 2014–17540 Filed 7–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE National Agricultural Statistics Service Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of re-establishment of the charter for the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking renewal of the 2-year charter for its discretionary committee, the Advisory Committee on Agriculture Statistics. Effective October 1, 1996, responsibility for the census of agriculture program was transferred to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) at USDA from the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce. Effective February 2, 1997, NASS also received the transferred program positions and staff from the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary on the conduct of the periodic censuses and surveys of agriculture, other related surveys, and the types of agricultural information to obtain from respondents. The committee also prepares recommendations regarding the content of agriculture reports, and presents the views and needs for data of major suppliers and users of agriculture statistics. The committee draws on the experience and expertise of its members to form a collective judgment concerning agriculture data collected and the statistics issued by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). Description of Duties: The duties of the Committee are solely advisory in nature. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture with regard to the agricultural statistics program of NASS, and such other matters as it may deem advisable, or which the Secretary of Agriculture, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics, or the Administrator of NASS may request. Agency or Official to Whom the Committee Reports: The Committee reports to the Secretary of Agriculture through the Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics. Committee Membership: The Secretary of Agriculture will appoint the membership of the Committee. Furthermore, members will serve for two-year terms, and can serve no more than three consecutive terms. Membership will consist of 20 individuals with diverse capabilities distinguished by their broad range of knowledge and interest in, though not limited to, agricultural economics, rural sociology, farm policy analysis, and agricultural education. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 143 (Friday, July 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43388-43389]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17540]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Lynn Canal-Icy Strait Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) 
will meet via teleconference. The committee is authorized under the 
Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-
343) (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative 
relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest 
Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the 
Act. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is 
to review and vote on a project proposal for Title II funding on behalf 
of the Juneau RAC which does not have enough members for quorum.

DATES: The meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. on July 30, 2014.
    All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting 
prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference, for the 
teleconference information, please contact the person listed under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    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 at the Admiralty 
Island National Monument Ranger District. Please call ahead to 
facilitate entry into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Norton, RAC Coordinator, by 
phone at 907-789-6209 or via email at jennifersnorton@fs.fed.us.
    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: Additional RAC information, including the 
meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the 
following Web site: https://fsplaces.fs.fed.us/fsfiles/unit/wo/secure--
rural--schools.nsf/RAC/

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Lynn+Canal-Icy+Strait+ ?OpenDocument. The agenda will include time for 
people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals 
wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by July 20, 
2014 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring 
related matters to the attention of the committee may file written 
statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. 
Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent 
to Jennifer Norton, RAC Coordinator, 8510 Mendenhall Loop Road, Juneau, 
Alaska 99801; by email to jennifersnorton@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile 
to 907-586-8808.
    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 
accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting 
the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by 
case basis.

    Date: June 30, 2014.
Chad VanOrmer,
Admiralty Island National Monument Ranger.
[FR Doc. 2014-17540 Filed 7-24-14; 8:45 am]
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