Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants, 22150-22151 [2017-09601]

Download as PDF 22150 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 91 / Friday, May 12, 2017 / Notices This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of California (FEMA–4305–DR), dated March 16, 2017, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective May 3, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of California is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of March 16, 2017. Alameda, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Inyo, Modoc, and Mono Counties for Public Assistance. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050 Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2017–09610 Filed 5–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0017; OMB No. 1660–0135] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 May 11, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 application for the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants program. The SAFER program provides funding for the hiring of new firefighters and the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 11, 2017. 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 FEMA–2017–0017. 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. William Dunham, Fire Program Specialist, FEMA, Grant Program Directorate, 202–786–9813. 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: The Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.), as amended authorizes FEMA to comprise the submission of applications for the SAFER grants. The information collected is grant application information that is necessary to assess the needs of the applicants as well as the benefits to be obtained from the use of funds. The information collected through the program’s application is the minimum necessary to evaluate grant applications and is necessary for FEMA to comply with mandates delineated in the law. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Collection of Information Title: Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants. Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0135. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 080–0–4, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) (General Questions All Applicants); FEMA Form 080–0–4a, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Hiring of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative); FEMA Form 080–0–4b, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative); FEMA Form 087–0–0–2, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Quarterly Report and Payment Request Form. Abstract: FEMA uses this information to ensure that FEMA’s responsibilities under the legislation can be fulfilled accurately and efficiently. The information will be used to objectively evaluate each of the anticipated applicants to determine which of the applicants’ proposals in each of the activities are the closest to the established program priorities. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; Not-for-Profit Institutions. Number of Respondents: 2,330. Number of Responses: 2,990. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 18,064 hours. Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $984,437.20. There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $1,666,213.80. Comments Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 91 / Friday, May 12, 2017 / Notices technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: May 8, 2017. Tammi Hines, Records Management Program Chief (Acting), Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2017–09601 Filed 5–11–17; 8:45 am] (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–09611 Filed 5–11–17; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2017–09608 Filed 5–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY BILLING CODE 9111–46–P Federal Emergency Management Agency DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4307– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Federal Emergency Management Agency Nevada; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4303– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Nevada; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Nevada (FEMA–4303–DR), dated February 17, 2017, and related determinations. Effective April 5, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, David Haas, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. This action terminates the appointment of Rosalyn L. Cole as Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 May 11, 2017 This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Nevada (FEMA–4307–DR), dated March 27, 2017, and related determinations. Jkt 241001 DATES: Effective April 5, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, David Haas, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. This action terminates the appointment of Rosalyn L. Cole as Federal Coordinating Officer for this disaster. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4309– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Washington; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Washington (FEMA–4309–DR), dated April 21, 2017, and related determinations. DATES: Effective April 21, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated April 21, 2017, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: SUMMARY: Notice. SUMMARY: SUMMARY: DATES: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 22151 Sfmt 4703 I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Washington resulting from severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of January 30 to February 22, 2017, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Washington. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 91 (Friday, May 12, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-09601]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2017-0017; OMB No. 1660-0135]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response 
(SAFER) Grants

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 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 application for the Staffing 
for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants program. The 
SAFER program provides funding for the hiring of new firefighters and 
the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 11, 2017.

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 
FEMA-2017-0017. 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: William Dunham, Fire Program 
Specialist, FEMA, Grant Program Directorate, 202-786-9813. You may 
contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed 
collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-Collections-Management@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act 
of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.), as amended authorizes FEMA to 
comprise the submission of applications for the SAFER grants. The 
information collected is grant application information that is 
necessary to assess the needs of the applicants as well as the benefits 
to be obtained from the use of funds. The information collected through 
the program's application is the minimum necessary to evaluate grant 
applications and is necessary for FEMA to comply with mandates 
delineated in the law.

Collection of Information

    Title: Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) 
Grants.
    Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0135.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 080-0-4, Staffing for Adequate Fire and 
Emergency Response (SAFER) (General Questions All Applicants); FEMA 
Form 080-0-4a, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Hiring 
of Firefighters Application (Questions and Narrative); FEMA Form 080-0-
4b, Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Recruitment and 
Retention of Volunteer Firefighters Application (Questions and 
Narrative); FEMA Form 087-0-0-2, Staffing for Adequate Fire and 
Emergency Response Quarterly Report and Payment Request Form.
    Abstract: FEMA uses this information to ensure that FEMA's 
responsibilities under the legislation can be fulfilled accurately and 
efficiently. The information will be used to objectively evaluate each 
of the anticipated applicants to determine which of the applicants' 
proposals in each of the activities are the closest to the established 
program priorities.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government; Not-for-Profit 
Institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 2,330.
    Number of Responses: 2,990.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 18,064 hours.
    Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the 
hour burden is $984,437.20. There are no annual costs to respondents 
operations and maintenance costs for technical services. There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is 
$1,666,213.80.

Comments

    Comments may be submitted as indicated in the ADDRESSES caption 
above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data 
collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) 
evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden 
of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or 
other

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technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

    Dated: May 8, 2017.
Tammi Hines,
Records Management Program Chief (Acting), Mission Support, Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-09601 Filed 5-11-17; 8:45 am]
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