Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting November 15 and December 13, 2017, 51229-51230 [2017-24011]

Download as PDF ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices federally recognized Tribes, and the public of the proposed project. This notice announces the initiation of a 30day scoping period which requests the public’s involvement in the scoping and evaluation process of the Draft EIS. A public scoping meeting (see DATES) will be held to receive public comment and address public concerns concerning the scope of issues and level of analysis to be considered in preparation of the Draft EIS. Participation in the public meeting by federal, state and local agencies and other interested organizations and persons is encouraged. A detailed description of the study area will be developed following the scoping meeting, at which time USACE will determine the final study area for the EIS. 7. Public Involvement. The USACE invites Federal agencies, American Indian Tribal Nations, state and local governments, and other interested private organizations and parties to attend the public scooping meeting and to provide comments in order to ensure that all significant issues are identified and the full range of issues related to the permit request are addressed. 8. Coordination. The proposed action is being coordinated with a number of Federal, state, regional, and local agencies including but not limited to the following: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, federally recognized Native American Indian Tribes, Florida State Historic Preservation Officer, Osceola County, the City of St. Cloud, and other agencies as identified in scoping, public involvement, and agency coordination. 9. Agency Role. The USACE will be the lead agency for the EIS. The USACE expects to receive input and critical information from federal, state and local agencies (see Coordination), either as commenting or cooperating agencies. 10. Draft EIS Preparation. The Draft EIS is expected to be published and circulated in late spring 2018. A Notice of Availability will be issued, which will open the public comment period. Comments will be accepted during the Draft EIS public comment period, which will last approximately 30 days. Dated: October 24, 2017. Donald W. Kinard, Chief, Regulatory Division. [FR Doc. 2017–23977 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting November 15 and December 13, 2017 Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. A business meeting will be held the following month on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The hearing and meeting are open to the public and will be held at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania. Public Hearing. The public hearing on November 15, 2017 will begin at 1:30 p.m. Hearing items subject to the Commission’s review will include draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-related projects, as well as a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with the University of Maryland for the analysis of ambient water samples from the Delaware Estuary for primary productivity and associated nutrient parameters. The list of projects scheduled for hearing, including project descriptions, and the text of the proposed resolution will be posted on the Commission’s Web site, www.drbc.net, in a long form of this notice at least ten days before the hearing date. Written comments on matters scheduled for hearing on November 15 will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on November 20. Time permitting, an opportunity for Open Public Comment will be provided upon the conclusion of Commission business at the December 13 Business Meeting; in accordance with recent format changes, this opportunity will not be offered upon completion of the Public Hearing. The public is advised to check the Commission’s Web site periodically prior to the hearing date, as items scheduled for hearing may be postponed if additional time is deemed necessary to complete the Commission’s review, and items may be added up to ten days prior to the hearing date. In reviewing docket descriptions, the public is also asked to be aware that project details commonly change in the course of the Commission’s review, which is ongoing. Public Meeting. The public business meeting on December 13, 2017 will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will include: Adoption of the Minutes of the Commission’s September 13, 2017 Business Meeting, announcements of upcoming meetings and events, a report on hydrologic conditions, reports by the PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51229 Executive Director and the Commission’s General Counsel, and consideration of any items for which a hearing has been completed or is not required. The latter are expected to include a resolution authorizing the Executive Director to execute an agreement for the preparation of an actuarial evaluation of the Commission’s ‘‘Other Post-Employment Benefit’’ (‘‘OPEB’’) obligations, in accordance with Government Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 75 (‘‘GASB 75’’). After all scheduled business has been completed and as time allows, the Business Meeting will also include up to one hour of Open Public Comment. There will be no opportunity for additional public comment for the record at the December 13 Business Meeting on items for which a hearing was completed on November 15 or a previous date. Commission consideration on December 13 of items for which the public hearing is closed may result in approval of the item (by docket or resolution) as proposed, approval with changes, denial, or deferral. When the Commissioners defer an action, they may announce an additional period for written comment on the item, with or without an additional hearing date, or they may take additional time to consider the input they have already received without requesting further public input. Any deferred items will be considered for action at a public meeting of the Commission on a future date. Advance Sign-Up for Oral Comment. Individuals who wish to comment on the record during the public hearing on November 15 or to address the Commissioners informally during the Open Public Comment portion of the meeting on December 13 as time allows, are asked to sign-up in advance through EventBrite, the online registration process recently introduced by the Commission. Links to EventBrite for the Public Hearing and the Business Meeting are available at drbc.net. For assistance, please contact Ms. Paula Schmitt of the Commission staff, at paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov. Addresses for Written Comment. Written comment on items scheduled for hearing may be made through SmartComment, the Web-based comment system recently introduced by the Commission, a link to which is posted at drbc.net. Although use of SmartComment is strongly preferred, comments may also be delivered by hand at the public hearing; or by hand, U.S. Mail or private carrier to Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 7360, 25 Cosey Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628. E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 51230 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 212 / Friday, November 3, 2017 / Notices For assistance, please contact Paula Schmitt at paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov. Accommodations for Special Needs. Individuals in need of an accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the informational meeting, conference session or hearings should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609–883–9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) at 711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs. Additional Information, Contacts. Additional public records relating to hearing items may be examined at the Commission’s offices by appointment by contacting Carol Adamovic, 609–883– 9500, ext. 249. For other questions concerning hearing items, please contact Judith Scharite, Project Review Section assistant at 609–883–9500, ext. 216. Dated: October 27, 2017. Pamela M. Bush, Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–24011 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6360–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2017–ICCD–0133] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Consolidated State Performance Report Part I and Part II Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2017–ICCD–0133. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:18 Nov 02, 2017 Jkt 244001 addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 216–44, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Sarah Newman, 202–453–6956. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Public comments are encouraged on all changes proposed in the Part I and Part II Consolidated State Performance Report; the Department is also interested in obtaining input from data submitters and stakeholders on these specific questions: 1. CSPR Process same burden if ED moved to collecting CSPR as one part in the future? Which part of the process would increase or decrease your burden by moving to one part: a. Reporting the data into the system. b. Data quality reviews. c. EMAPS reporting. d. Other, please specify. Title of Collection: Consolidated State Performance Report Part I and Part II. OMB Control Number: 1810–0724. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 14,653. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 16,447. Abstract: The Consolidated State Performance Report (CSPR) is the required annual reporting tool for each State, the Bureau of Indian Education, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico as authorized under Section 8303 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The CSPR collects data on programs authorized by: Title I, Part A; Title I, Part C; Title I, Part D; Title II, Part A; Title III, Part A; Title V, Part A; Title V, Part B, Subparts 1 and 2; and The McKinney-Vento Act. The information in this collection relate to the performance and monitoring activities of the aforementioned programs under ESSA and the McKinney-Vento Act. These data are needed for reporting on GPRA as well as other reporting requirements under ESSA. There are significant changes between this collection and the SY2016–17 collection. The SY2016–17 collection represented the reporting requirements under the No Child Left Behind Act while the SY2017–18 aligns with the reporting requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act. Dated: October 31, 2017. Tomakie Washington, Acting Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, Office of Management. What part of the CSPR process is the most burdensome on your SEA? a. Reporting the data into the system. b. Data quality reviews. c. EMAPS reporting. d. Other, please specify. What are ways ED should improve the CSPR process to reduce burden on your SEA? [FR Doc. 2017–23961 Filed 11–2–17; 8:45 am] 2. Submission of CSPR ACTION: Currently CSPR is collected in two parts, with separate open and close schedules. Would it be less, more, or the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Environmental Management SiteSpecific Advisory Board, Paducah Department of Energy. Notice of open meeting: Correction. AGENCY: On October 25, 2017, the Department of Energy (DOE) published E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 212 (Friday, November 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51229-51230]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-24011]


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DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION


Notice of Public Hearing and Business Meeting November 15 and 
December 13, 2017

    Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission 
will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. A business 
meeting will be held the following month on Wednesday, December 13, 
2017. The hearing and meeting are open to the public and will be held 
at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor Center, 1112 River 
Road, Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania.
    Public Hearing. The public hearing on November 15, 2017 will begin 
at 1:30 p.m. Hearing items subject to the Commission's review will 
include draft dockets for withdrawals, discharges, and other water-
related projects, as well as a resolution authorizing the Executive 
Director to enter into an agreement with the University of Maryland for 
the analysis of ambient water samples from the Delaware Estuary for 
primary productivity and associated nutrient parameters.
    The list of projects scheduled for hearing, including project 
descriptions, and the text of the proposed resolution will be posted on 
the Commission's Web site, www.drbc.net, in a long form of this notice 
at least ten days before the hearing date.
    Written comments on matters scheduled for hearing on November 15 
will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on November 20. Time permitting, an 
opportunity for Open Public Comment will be provided upon the 
conclusion of Commission business at the December 13 Business Meeting; 
in accordance with recent format changes, this opportunity will not be 
offered upon completion of the Public Hearing.
    The public is advised to check the Commission's Web site 
periodically prior to the hearing date, as items scheduled for hearing 
may be postponed if additional time is deemed necessary to complete the 
Commission's review, and items may be added up to ten days prior to the 
hearing date. In reviewing docket descriptions, the public is also 
asked to be aware that project details commonly change in the course of 
the Commission's review, which is ongoing.
    Public Meeting. The public business meeting on December 13, 2017 
will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will include: Adoption of the Minutes of 
the Commission's September 13, 2017 Business Meeting, announcements of 
upcoming meetings and events, a report on hydrologic conditions, 
reports by the Executive Director and the Commission's General Counsel, 
and consideration of any items for which a hearing has been completed 
or is not required. The latter are expected to include a resolution 
authorizing the Executive Director to execute an agreement for the 
preparation of an actuarial evaluation of the Commission's ``Other 
Post-Employment Benefit'' (``OPEB'') obligations, in accordance with 
Government Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 75 (``GASB 75'').
    After all scheduled business has been completed and as time allows, 
the Business Meeting will also include up to one hour of Open Public 
Comment.
    There will be no opportunity for additional public comment for the 
record at the December 13 Business Meeting on items for which a hearing 
was completed on November 15 or a previous date. Commission 
consideration on December 13 of items for which the public hearing is 
closed may result in approval of the item (by docket or resolution) as 
proposed, approval with changes, denial, or deferral. When the 
Commissioners defer an action, they may announce an additional period 
for written comment on the item, with or without an additional hearing 
date, or they may take additional time to consider the input they have 
already received without requesting further public input. Any deferred 
items will be considered for action at a public meeting of the 
Commission on a future date.
    Advance Sign-Up for Oral Comment. Individuals who wish to comment 
on the record during the public hearing on November 15 or to address 
the Commissioners informally during the Open Public Comment portion of 
the meeting on December 13 as time allows, are asked to sign-up in 
advance through EventBrite, the online registration process recently 
introduced by the Commission. Links to EventBrite for the Public 
Hearing and the Business Meeting are available at drbc.net. For 
assistance, please contact Ms. Paula Schmitt of the Commission staff, 
at paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov.
    Addresses for Written Comment. Written comment on items scheduled 
for hearing may be made through SmartComment, the Web-based comment 
system recently introduced by the Commission, a link to which is posted 
at drbc.net. Although use of SmartComment is strongly preferred, 
comments may also be delivered by hand at the public hearing; or by 
hand, U.S. Mail or private carrier to Commission Secretary, P.O. Box 
7360, 25 Cosey Road, West Trenton, NJ 08628.

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For assistance, please contact Paula Schmitt at 
paula.schmitt@drbc.nj.gov.
    Accommodations for Special Needs. Individuals in need of an 
accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act 
who wish to attend the informational meeting, conference session or 
hearings should contact the Commission Secretary directly at 609-883-
9500 ext. 203 or through the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) at 
711, to discuss how we can accommodate your needs.
    Additional Information, Contacts. Additional public records 
relating to hearing items may be examined at the Commission's offices 
by appointment by contacting Carol Adamovic, 609-883-9500, ext. 249. 
For other questions concerning hearing items, please contact Judith 
Scharite, Project Review Section assistant at 609-883-9500, ext. 216.

    Dated: October 27, 2017.
Pamela M. Bush,
Commission Secretary and Assistant General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2017-24011 Filed 11-2-17; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6360-01-P