Technical Mapping Advisory Council, 4329-4330 [2016-01497]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices Community 4329 Community map repository address Kenosha County, WI and Incorporated Areas Maps Available for Inspection Online at: http://www.fema.gov/preliminaryfloodhazarddata Project:14–05–9406S Preliminary Date: April 3, 2015 Village of Pleasant Prairie ........................................................................ [FR Doc. 2016–01563 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022] Technical Mapping Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on February 10–11, 2016 in Reston, VA. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The TMAC will meet on Wednesday, February 10, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), and Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EST. Please note that the meeting will close early if the TMAC has completed its business. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters building located at 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to FEMA-TMAC@ fema.dhs.gov (attention Kathleen Boyer) by 11:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, February 5, 2016. Members of the public must check in at the USGS Visitor’s entrance security desk; photo identification is required. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Associated meeting mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 Village Hall, 9915 39th Avenue, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158. materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for review by Monday, February 1, 2016. Written comments to be considered by the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and received by Friday, February 5, 2016, identified by Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022, and submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Address the email TO: FEMA–RULES@fema.dhs.gov and CC: FEMA–TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the email. • Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for the Docket ID FEMA– 2014–0022. A public comment period will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST and again on Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than three minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 30 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker by close of business on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Boyer, Designated Federal Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 22202, telephone (202) 646–4023, and email Kathleen.boyer@fema.dhs.gov. The PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 TMAC Web site is: http:// www.fema.gov/TMAC. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that contains: (1) a description of the activities of the Council; (2) an evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA Administrator. Further, in accordance with the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014, the TMAC must develop a review report related to flood mapping in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Agenda: On February 10, 2016, the TMAC members will present and deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be incorporated in the 2016 Review Report (due in April 2016) and the 2016 Annual Report (due in October 2016). A SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 4330 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 16 / Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Notices brief public comment period will take place during the meeting. On February 11, 2016, the TMAC members will continue to present and deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be incorporated in the two reports. In addition, the TMAC members will identify and coordinate on the TMAC’s next steps. A brief public comment period will take place during the meeting prior to any vote. The full agenda and related briefing materials will be posted for review by February 5, 2016 at http://www.fema. gov/TMAC. Dated: January 20, 2016. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–01497 Filed 1–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2015–0024; OMB No. 1660–0100] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; General Admissions Applications (Long and Short) and Stipend Forms Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, 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 a revision of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the admission applications and student stipend agreements for FEMA courses and programs that are delivered on-campus at the FEMA National Emergency Training Center (NETC) facility and throughout the Nation, in coordination with State and local training officials and local colleges and universities. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: To avoid duplicate submissions to the docket, please use only one of the following means to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments at www.regulations.gov under Docket ID mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:57 Jan 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 FEMA–2015–0024. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to Docket Manager, Office of Chief Counsel, DHS/FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. All submissions received must include the agency name and Docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Smiley White, Supervisory Program Specialist, United States Fire Administration, 301–447–1055. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA offers courses and programs that are delivered at National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland and the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama and throughout the Nation in coordination with State and local training officials and local colleges and universities to carry out the authorities listed below. To facilitate meeting these requirements, FEMA collects information necessary to be accepted for courses and for the student stipend or travel reimbursement program for these courses. There are several organizations within the Federal Emergency Management Agency that deliver training and education in support of the FEMA mission. 1. Section 7 of Public Law 93–498, Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act, as amended, established the National Fire Academy (NFA) to advance the professional development of fire service personnel and of other persons engaged in fire prevention and control activities. 2. Section 611.f. of subchapter VI of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207, authorizes the Director to conduct or arrange, by contract or otherwise, for the training programs for the instruction of emergency preparedness officials and other persons in the organization, operation, and techniques of emergency preparedness; conduct or operate PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 schools or classes, including the payment of travel expenses, in accordance with subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, and the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, and per diem allowances, in lieu of subsistence for trainees in attendance or the furnishing of subsistence and quarters for trainees and instructors on terms prescribed by the Director; and provide instructors and training aids as deemed necessary. This training is conducted through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI). 3. Title XIV of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1997, PL 104–201, 110 Stat. 2432; title I of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1998, PL 105– 119, 111 Stat. 2440; sections 403 and 430 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, PL 107–296, 116 Stat. 2135; and section 611 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, PL 109–295, 120 Stat. 1355, all authorize the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) to serve as a training facility for all relevant federally supported training efforts that target state and local law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, and other key agencies such as public works and state and local emergency management. The focus of the training is to prepare relevant state and local officials to deal with chemical, biological, or nuclear terrorist acts and handle incidents dealing with hazardous materials. 4. PL 110–53, State. 6 U.S.C. 1102 established a National Domestic Preparedness Consortium within the Department of Homeland Security. According to the enacting legislation, the members of the Consortium consist of the Center for Domestic Preparedness; the National Energetic Materials Research and Testing Center, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; the National Center for Biomedical Research and Training, Louisiana State University; the National Emergency Response and Rescue Training Center, Texas A&M University; the National Exercise, Test, and Training Center, Nevada Test Site; the Transportation Technology Center, Incorporated, in Pueblo, Colorado; and the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, University of Hawaii. Other organizations have been added to the Consortium membership since the passage of the enacting legislation. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 16 (Tuesday, January 26, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-01497]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022]


Technical Mapping Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical 
Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on February 10-11, 
2016 in Reston, VA. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The TMAC will meet on Wednesday, February 10, 2015 from 8:00 
a.m.-5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), and Thursday, February 11, 
2016 from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EST. Please note that the meeting will 
close early if the TMAC has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the United 
States Geological Survey (USGS) headquarters building located at 12201 
Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192. Members of the public who wish 
to attend the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to 
FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (attention Kathleen Boyer) by 11:00 p.m. EDT on 
Friday, February 5, 2016. Members of the public must check in at the 
USGS Visitor's entrance security desk; photo identification is 
required.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the person listed in For Further Information Contact below as soon as 
possible.
    To facilitate public participation, members of the public are 
invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by 
the TMAC, as listed in the Supplementary Information section below. 
Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for 
review by Monday, February 1, 2016. Written comments to be considered 
by the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and 
received by Friday, February 5, 2016, identified by Docket ID FEMA-
2014-0022, and submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Address the email TO: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov and 
CC: FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject 
line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the 
email.
     Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief 
Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments 
received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for 
the Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022.
    A public comment period will be held on Wednesday, February 10, 
2015, from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST and again on Thursday, February 
11, 2016, from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. EST. Speakers are requested to limit 
their comments to no more than three minutes. The public comment period 
will not exceed 30 minutes. Please note that the public comment period 
may end before the time indicated, following the last call for 
comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker 
by close of business on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Boyer, Designated Federal 
Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 1800 South Bell Street, Arlington, VA 
22202, telephone (202) 646-4023, and email Kathleen.boyer@fema.dhs.gov. 
The TMAC Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.
    As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 
2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) 
How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general 
quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood 
insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and 
milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas 
in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) 
flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data 
currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing 
basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) 
procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping 
partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and 
intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk 
determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate 
budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC 
is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that 
contains: (1) a description of the activities of the Council; (2) an 
evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps 
and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; 
and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA 
Administrator.
    Further, in accordance with the Homeowner Flood Insurance 
Affordability Act of 2014, the TMAC must develop a review report 
related to flood mapping in support of the National Flood Insurance 
Program (NFIP).
    Agenda: On February 10, 2016, the TMAC members will present and 
deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be 
incorporated in the 2016 Review Report (due in April 2016) and the 2016 
Annual Report (due in October 2016). A

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brief public comment period will take place during the meeting. On 
February 11, 2016, the TMAC members will continue to present and 
deliberate on the draft content and potential recommendations to be 
incorporated in the two reports. In addition, the TMAC members will 
identify and coordinate on the TMAC's next steps. A brief public 
comment period will take place during the meeting prior to any vote. 
The full agenda and related briefing materials will be posted for 
review by February 5, 2016 at http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

    Dated: January 20, 2016.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2016-01497 Filed 1-25-16; 8:45 am]
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