Notice of Proposed Subaward Under a Council-Selected Restoration Component Award, 84581 [2016-28316]

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AGENCY: The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) publishes notice of a proposed subaward from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to the Nature Conservancy (TNC), a nonprofit organization, for the purpose of acquiring three properties in the Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor in accordance with the Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor Implementation Award as approved in the Initial Funded Priority List. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please send questions by email to raams_pgmsupport@restorethegulf.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1321(t)(2)(E)(ii)(III) of the RESTORE Act mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Nov 22, 2016 Jkt 241001 (33 U.S.C. 1321(t)(2)(E)(ii)(III)) and Treasury’s implementing regulation at 31 CFR 34.401(b) require that, for purposes of awards made under the Council-Selected Restoration Component, a State or Federal award recipient may make a grant or subaward to or enter into a cooperative agreement with a nongovernmental entity that equals or exceeds 10 percent of the total amount of the award provided to the State or Federal award recipient only if certain notice requirements are met. Specifically, at least 30 days before the State or Federal award recipient enters into such an agreement, the Council must publish in the Federal Register and deliver to specified Congressional Committees the name of the recipient and subrecipient; a brief description of the activity, including its purpose; and the amount of the award. This notice accomplishes the Federal Register requirement. Description of Proposed Action As specified in the Initial Funded Priority List, which is available on the Council’s Web site at https:// www.restorethegulf.gov/councilselected-restoration-component/fundedpriorities-list, RESTORE Act funds will support the Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor Implementation Award (Bahia Grande Award) to TCEQ. Through this Award of $4,378,500, approximately 1,852 acres of land will be conserved through fee title acquisition from willing sellers and added to a 105,000 acre corridor of conservation lands that includes the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Boca Chica State Park, and the Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR. Property acquisitions under the Bahia Grande Award will be accomplished through a subaward in the amount of $4,363,391 from TCEQ to TNC. Through the subaward, TNC will acquire three properties in the Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor, which are expected to ultimately become part of the Laguna Atascosa NWR. These properties will connect Laguna Atascosa NWR, Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR, and Boca Chica State Park, as well as over 2 million acres of intact habitat on private ranchland with the 1.3 million acre Rio Bravo Protected Area. The connection provided by these properties will provide additional protection for, and could prevent future listing of Statethreatened species like the reddish egret, Botteri’s sparrow, white-tailed hawk, white-faced ibis, Texas tortoise, Texas indigo snake and Texas horned lizard. Conserving additional portions of the Bahia Grande wetland system and portions of its watershed will secure valuable freshwater inflows and allow PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 84581 partners to complete hydrological restoration needed to increase tidal flows and divert freshwater inflows needed to fully restore this system. Will D. Spoon, Program Analyst, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council. [FR Doc. 2016–28316 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–58–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ‘‘The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) PatientCentered Medical Home (PCMH) Items Demonstration Study.’’ In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 3rd, 2016 and allowed 60 days for public comment. AHRQ did not receive any substantive comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. SUMMARY: Comments on this notice must be received by December 23, 2016. DATES: Written comments should be submitted to: AHRQ’s OMB Desk Officer by fax at (202) 395–6974 (attention: AHRQ’s desk officer) or by email at OIRA_submission@ omb.eop.gov (attention: AHRQ’s desk officer). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris Lefkowitz, AHRQ Reports Clearance Officer, (301) 427–1477, or by email at doris.lefkowitz@AHRQ.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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GULF COAST ECOSYSTEM RESTORATION COUNCIL


Notice of Proposed Subaward Under a Council-Selected Restoration 
Component Award

AGENCY: Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) 
publishes notice of a proposed subaward from the Texas Commission on 
Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to the Nature Conservancy (TNC), a 
nonprofit organization, for the purpose of acquiring three properties 
in the Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor in accordance with the Bahia 
Grande Coastal Corridor Implementation Award as approved in the Initial 
Funded Priority List.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please send questions by email to 
raams_pgmsupport@restorethegulf.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1321(t)(2)(E)(ii)(III) of the 
RESTORE Act (33 U.S.C. 1321(t)(2)(E)(ii)(III)) and Treasury's 
implementing regulation at 31 CFR 34.401(b) require that, for purposes 
of awards made under the Council-Selected Restoration Component, a 
State or Federal award recipient may make a grant or subaward to or 
enter into a cooperative agreement with a nongovernmental entity that 
equals or exceeds 10 percent of the total amount of the award provided 
to the State or Federal award recipient only if certain notice 
requirements are met. Specifically, at least 30 days before the State 
or Federal award recipient enters into such an agreement, the Council 
must publish in the Federal Register and deliver to specified 
Congressional Committees the name of the recipient and subrecipient; a 
brief description of the activity, including its purpose; and the 
amount of the award. This notice accomplishes the Federal Register 
requirement.

Description of Proposed Action

    As specified in the Initial Funded Priority List, which is 
available on the Council's Web site at https://www.restorethegulf.gov/council-selected-restoration-component/funded-priorities-list, RESTORE 
Act funds will support the Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor Implementation 
Award (Bahia Grande Award) to TCEQ. Through this Award of $4,378,500, 
approximately 1,852 acres of land will be conserved through fee title 
acquisition from willing sellers and added to a 105,000 acre corridor 
of conservation lands that includes the Laguna Atascosa National 
Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Boca Chica State Park, and the Lower Rio Grande 
Valley NWR. Property acquisitions under the Bahia Grande Award will be 
accomplished through a subaward in the amount of $4,363,391 from TCEQ 
to TNC. Through the subaward, TNC will acquire three properties in the 
Bahia Grande Coastal Corridor, which are expected to ultimately become 
part of the Laguna Atascosa NWR. These properties will connect Laguna 
Atascosa NWR, Lower Rio Grande Valley NWR, and Boca Chica State Park, 
as well as over 2 million acres of intact habitat on private ranchland 
with the 1.3 million acre Rio Bravo Protected Area. The connection 
provided by these properties will provide additional protection for, 
and could prevent future listing of State-threatened species like the 
reddish egret, Botteri's sparrow, white-tailed hawk, white-faced ibis, 
Texas tortoise, Texas indigo snake and Texas horned lizard. Conserving 
additional portions of the Bahia Grande wetland system and portions of 
its watershed will secure valuable freshwater inflows and allow 
partners to complete hydrological restoration needed to increase tidal 
flows and divert freshwater inflows needed to fully restore this 
system.

Will D. Spoon,
Program Analyst, Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council.
[FR Doc. 2016-28316 Filed 11-22-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6560-58-P