Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program., 47562-47563 [2017-22017]

Download as PDF 47562 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices 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. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Community Dated: September 27, 2017. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Community map repository address Fayette County, Pennsylvania (All Jurisdictions) Docket No.: FEMA–B–1466 Borough of Everson .................................................................................. [FR Doc. 2017–22027 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2017–0028; OMB No. 1660–0058] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program. 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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Fire Management Assistance Grant Program. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 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–2017–0028. 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 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 Borough Municipal Building, 232 Brown Street, Everson, PA 15631. 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: Allen Wineland, FMAG Program Manager, Office of Response & Recovery, FEMA, (202) 702–1472 for additional information. 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 information collection is required for Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP) eligibility determinations, grants management, and compliance with other federal laws and regulations. FEMA’s regulations, at 44 CFR part 204, specify the information collections necessary to facilitate the provision of assistance under the FMAGP. FMAGP was established under Section 420 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5187, as amended by section 303 of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000, and authorizes the President to provide assistance to any State or local government for the mitigation, management, and control of any fire on public or private forest land or grassland that threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. FEMA Form 078–0–2, Principal Advisor’s Report. Abstract: The information collection is required to make grant eligibility determinations for the Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP). These eligibility-based grants and subgrants provide assistance to any eligible State, Indian tribal government, or local government for the mitigation, management, and control of a fire on public or private forest land or grassland that is threatening such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. The data/information gathered in the forms is used to determine the severity of the threatening fire, current and forecast weather conditions, and associated factors related to the fire and its potential threat as a major disaster. Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 178. Number of Responses: 553. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 811 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $56,281. Estimated Respondents’ Operation and Maintenance Costs: There are no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for technical services. Estimated Respondents’ Capital and Start-Up Costs: There is no annual startup or capital costs. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: The cost to the Federal Government is $612,372. Collection of Information Title: Fire Management Assistance Grant Program. Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection. OMB Number: 1660–0058. FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 078–0–1, Request for Fire Management Assistance Declaration; FEMA Form 089–0–24, Request for Fire Management Sub-grant; Comments PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 196 / Thursday, October 12, 2017 / Notices 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 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Tammi Hines, Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 1.9 percent for the 12-month period that ended in August 2017. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on September 14, 2017. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters). Brock Long, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–22031 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P [FR Doc. 2017–22017 Filed 10–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2017–0002] [Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Final Flood Hazard Determinations Notice of Adjustment of Countywide Per Capita Impact Indicator AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Final notice. Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: FEMA gives notice that the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017, will be increased. DATES: This adjustment applies to major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Logan, Recovery Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3834. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In assessing damages for area designations under 44 CFR 206.40(b), FEMA uses a countywide per capita indicator to evaluate the impact of the disaster at the county level. FEMA will adjust the countywide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program to reflect annual changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor. FEMA gives notice of an increase in the countywide per capita impact indicator to $3.68 for all disasters declared on or after October 1, 2017. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:35 Oct 11, 2017 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 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. DATES: The date of September 29, 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. SUMMARY: Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47563 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 date indicated above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. ADDRESSES: 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: September 27, 2017. Roy E. Wright, Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. I. Watershed-based studies: E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID: FEMA-2017-0028; OMB No. 1660-0058]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request; Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 an extension, without change, of a currently approved 
information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Fire Management 
Assistance Grant Program.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 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-2017-0028. 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: Allen Wineland, FMAG Program Manager, 
Office of Response & Recovery, FEMA, (202) 702-1472 for additional 
information. 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 information collection is required for 
Fire Management Assistance Grant Program (FMAGP) eligibility 
determinations, grants management, and compliance with other federal 
laws and regulations. FEMA's regulations, at 44 CFR part 204, specify 
the information collections necessary to facilitate the provision of 
assistance under the FMAGP. FMAGP was established under Section 420 of 
the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 
U.S.C. 5187, as amended by section 303 of the Disaster Mitigation Act 
of 2000, and authorizes the President to provide assistance to any 
State or local government for the mitigation, management, and control 
of any fire on public or private forest land or grassland that 
threatens such destruction as would constitute a major disaster.

Collection of Information

    Title: Fire Management Assistance Grant Program.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension, without change, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    OMB Number: 1660-0058.
    FEMA Forms: FEMA Form 078-0-1, Request for Fire Management 
Assistance Declaration; FEMA Form 089-0-24, Request for Fire Management 
Sub-grant; FEMA Form 078-0-2, Principal Advisor's Report.
    Abstract: The information collection is required to make grant 
eligibility determinations for the Fire Management Assistance Grant 
Program (FMAGP). These eligibility-based grants and subgrants provide 
assistance to any eligible State, Indian tribal government, or local 
government for the mitigation, management, and control of a fire on 
public or private forest land or grassland that is threatening such 
destruction as would constitute a major disaster. The data/information 
gathered in the forms is used to determine the severity of the 
threatening fire, current and forecast weather conditions, and 
associated factors related to the fire and its potential threat as a 
major disaster.
    Affected Public: State, local, or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 178.
    Number of Responses: 553.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 811 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost: The estimated annual cost 
to respondents for the hour burden is $56,281.
    Estimated Respondents' Operation and Maintenance Costs: There are 
no annual costs to respondents operations and maintenance costs for 
technical services.
    Estimated Respondents' Capital and Start-Up Costs: There is no 
annual start-up or capital costs.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Federal Government: The cost to 
the Federal Government is $612,372.

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

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

Tammi Hines,
Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2017-22017 Filed 10-11-17; 8:45 am]
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