Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 7845-7846 [2017-01324]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices Place: National Institutes of Health, 5601 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Chelsea D. Boyd, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, DEA/NIAID/NIH/DHHS, 5601 Fishers Lane, MSC–9823, Rockville, MD 20852–9834, 240–669–2081, chelsea.boyd@ nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: January 13, 2017. Natasha M. Copeland, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–01251 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2016–1050] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Request for applications. AGENCY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Towing Safety Advisory Committee. This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in an appointment to the Towing Safety Advisory Committee that also identifies which membership category the applicant is applying under, along with a resume detailing the applicant’s experience via one of the following methods: • By Email: William.J.Abernathy@ uscg.mil • By Fax: 202–372–8379 ATTN: William Abernathy • By Mail: William J. Abernathy, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Commandant (CG–OES–2), U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE., Washington, DC 20593– 7509 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William J. Abernathy, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee; mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Jan 19, 2017 Jkt 241001 Telephone 202–372–1363; or Email at William.J.Abernathy@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee which operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix). It was established under authority of the Act to establish a Towing Safety Advisory Committee in the Department of Transportation, (Pub. L. 96–380), which was recently amended by section 621 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, (Pub. L. 111–281). The Committee advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallowdraft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. This advice also assists the Coast Guard in formulating the position of the United States regarding the towing industry in advance of International Maritime Organization meetings. It is expected that the committee will meet at least twice a year either in the Washington, DC, area or in cities with large towing centers of commerce and populated by high concentrations of towing industry and related businesses. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees may also meet to consider specific tasks as required. The Committee and its subcommittees may conduct intercessional telephonic meetings when necessary, in response to specific U.S. Coast Guard tasking. Each Towing Safety Advisory Committee member serves a term of office of up to 3 years. Members may be considered to serve an additional consecutive term. All members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, upon request, they may receive travel reimbursement and per diem. We will consider applications for the following seven positions. The first position listed is currently vacant, and the rest will become vacant on September 30, 2017: 1. One position representing the holders of active licensed Masters of towing vessels in offshore service; 2. Two positions representing the Barge and Towing Industry (reflecting a regional geographical balance); 3. One position representing port districts, port authorities or terminal operators; 4. One position representing holders of active licensed Masters or Pilots of towing vessels with experience on the Western Rivers and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; 5. One position representing active Masters of ship-docking or harbor towing vessels; and, PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7845 6. One position drawn from the general public. To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, knowledge, and experience regarding shallow-draft inland, coastal waterway navigation, offshore navigation, and towing safety. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory committees in an individual capacity. See ‘‘Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and Commissions’’ (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014). The position we list for a member from the general public would be someone appointed in their individual capacity and would be designated as a Special Government Employee as defined in 202(a), Title 18, U.S.C. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists as defined in 2 U.S.C. 1602 who are required by 2 U.S.C. 1603 to register with the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives. If you are selected as a member drawn from the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a Special Government Employee as defined in section 202(a) of Title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a Special Government Employee, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). The Coast Guard may not release the reports or the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Only the Designated Coast Guard Ethics Official or his or her designee may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (www.oge.gov), or by contacting the individual listed above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Applications for a member drawn from the general public that are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not be considered. In an effort to maintain a geographic balance of membership, we are encouraging representatives from tug and barge companies operating on the Western Rivers to apply for representation on the Committee. The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in selection of Committee members on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor. The Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1 7846 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 13 / Monday, January 23, 2017 / Notices widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment selections. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send your cover letter and resume to William J. Abernathy, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee via one of the transmittal methods in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. All email submittals will receive email receipt confirmation. Dated: December 19, 2016. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings. The effective date of April 5, 2017 which has been established for the FIRM and, where applicable, the supporting FIS report showing the new or modified flood hazard information for each community. DATES: [FR Doc. 2017–01324 Filed 1–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY The FIRM, and if applicable, the FIS report containing the final flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables below and will be available online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov by the effective date indicated above. ADDRESSES: Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2016–0002] Final Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Final notice. AGENCY: Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports SUMMARY: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–7659, or (email) patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Community www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the new or modified flood hazard information for each community listed. Notification of these changes has been published in newspapers of local circulation and 90 days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification. This final notice is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60. Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the new or revised FIRM and FIS report available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov. The flood hazard determinations are made final in the watersheds and/or communities listed in the table below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: December 21, 2016. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2016-1050]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Towing Safety Advisory Committee. This Committee advises the Secretary 
of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to shallow 
draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety.

DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before 
March 9, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in 
an appointment to the Towing Safety Advisory Committee that also 
identifies which membership category the applicant is applying under, 
along with a resume detailing the applicant's experience via one of the 
following methods:
     By Email: William.J.Abernathy@uscg.mil
     By Fax: 202-372-8379 ATTN: William Abernathy
     By Mail: William J. Abernathy, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer, Commandant (CG-OES-2), U.S. Coast Guard Stop 7509, 
2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE., Washington, DC 20593-7509

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William J. Abernathy, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee; 
Telephone 202-372-1363; or Email at William.J.Abernathy@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee is a 
federal advisory committee which operates under the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, (Title 5, United States Code, 
Appendix). It was established under authority of the Act to establish a 
Towing Safety Advisory Committee in the Department of Transportation, 
(Pub. L. 96-380), which was recently amended by section 621 of the 
Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, (Pub. L. 111-281). The Committee 
advises the Secretary of Homeland Security on matters relating to 
shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. 
This advice also assists the Coast Guard in formulating the position of 
the United States regarding the towing industry in advance of 
International Maritime Organization meetings.
    It is expected that the committee will meet at least twice a year 
either in the Washington, DC, area or in cities with large towing 
centers of commerce and populated by high concentrations of towing 
industry and related businesses. It may also meet for extraordinary 
purposes. Its subcommittees may also meet to consider specific tasks as 
required. The Committee and its subcommittees may conduct 
intercessional telephonic meetings when necessary, in response to 
specific U.S. Coast Guard tasking.
    Each Towing Safety Advisory Committee member serves a term of 
office of up to 3 years. Members may be considered to serve an 
additional consecutive term. All members serve without compensation 
from the Federal Government; however, upon request, they may receive 
travel reimbursement and per diem.
    We will consider applications for the following seven positions. 
The first position listed is currently vacant, and the rest will become 
vacant on September 30, 2017:
    1. One position representing the holders of active licensed Masters 
of towing vessels in offshore service;
    2. Two positions representing the Barge and Towing Industry 
(reflecting a regional geographical balance);
    3. One position representing port districts, port authorities or 
terminal operators;
    4. One position representing holders of active licensed Masters or 
Pilots of towing vessels with experience on the Western Rivers and the 
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway;
    5. One position representing active Masters of ship-docking or 
harbor towing vessels; and,
    6. One position drawn from the general public.
    To be eligible, applicants should have particular expertise, 
knowledge, and experience regarding shallow-draft inland, coastal 
waterway navigation, offshore navigation, and towing safety.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory 
committees in an individual capacity. See ``Revised Guidance on 
Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and 
Commissions'' (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014). The position we list for 
a member from the general public would be someone appointed in their 
individual capacity and would be designated as a Special Government 
Employee as defined in 202(a), Title 18, U.S.C. Registered lobbyists 
are lobbyists as defined in 2 U.S.C. 1602 who are required by 2 U.S.C. 
1603 to register with the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the 
House of Representatives.
    If you are selected as a member drawn from the general public, you 
will be appointed and serve as a Special Government Employee as defined 
in section 202(a) of Title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for 
appointment as a Special Government Employee, applicants are required 
to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). 
The Coast Guard may not release the reports or the information in them 
to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as 
otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Only the 
Designated Coast Guard Ethics Official or his or her designee may 
release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. Applicants can 
obtain this form by going to the Web site of the Office of Government 
Ethics (www.oge.gov), or by contacting the individual listed above in 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Applications for a member drawn from 
the general public that are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 
will not be considered.
    In an effort to maintain a geographic balance of membership, we are 
encouraging representatives from tug and barge companies operating on 
the Western Rivers to apply for representation on the Committee.
    The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in 
selection of Committee members on the basis of race, color, religion, 
sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender 
identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic information, age, 
membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor. 
The Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a

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widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment selections.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 
Committee, send your cover letter and resume to William J. Abernathy, 
Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Towing Safety Advisory 
Committee via one of the transmittal methods in the ADDRESSES section 
by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. All email 
submittals will receive email receipt confirmation.

    Dated: December 19, 2016.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2017-01324 Filed 1-19-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P