Board on Coastal Engineering Research, 5253-5254 [2018-02294]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 6, 2018 / Notices deemed relevant under the process described above, will be allotted no more than three minutes during the period, and will be invited to speak in the order in which their requests were received by the Alternate Designated Federal Official. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–02293 Filed 2–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers Board on Coastal Engineering Research Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Board on Coastal Engineering Research. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: The Board on Coastal Engineering Research will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on March 14, 2018 and reconvene from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: All sessions will be held at the US Army Corp of Engineers Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) Field Research Facility (FRF), 1261 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949. All sessions are open to the public. For more information about the Board, please visit https://chl.erdc.dren.mil/usacecerb/ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: COL Bryan S. Green Designated Federal Officer (DFO), U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Waterways Experiment Station, 3909 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 391806199, phone 601–634–2513, or Bryan.S.Green@usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. The Board on Coastal Engineering Research reviews plans for the conduct of research and the development of research projects in consonance with the needs of the coastal engineering field and the objectives of the U.S. Army Chief of Engineers. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Feb 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 Purpose of the Meeting: The meeting is an Executive Session to review past action items, status reports, research and development (R & D) strategic directions, and coastal engineering research in the United States. Agenda: On Wednesday morning, March 14, 2018, past/current action items will be reviewed and discussed. There will be an update on the Nearshore Process Research Initiative and presentations on the 2017 Hurricane Season CHL Support & Response Activities, The 2017 Storm, Surge Paradox and Workshop, and DuneX Experiment at FRF 2019–2020. After lunch presentations will be given on US Coastal Research Program, Dune Research including Wind Tunnel Tests. An overview of the CHL FRF is scheduled that afternoon, followed by the Report on the Coastal Working Group Annual Meeting with focus on R & D needs, and end with an update on Flood and Navigation Coastal Asset Management. On Thursday morning, March 15, 2018, the Board will reconvene to discuss comments from day one. Presentations will be given on Coastal Processes R&D Needs, Next Generation Coastal Guidance Document, Strategic Tech Transfer & Training, and an Update: Numerical Technology Modernization. The meeting will conclude with a discussion on future meetings and public comment. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and subject to the availability of space, the meeting is open to the public. Because seating capacity is limited, advance registration is required. For registration requirements please see below. Oral participation by the public is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018. For additional information about public access procedures, please contact COL Bryan S. Green, the Board’s DFO, at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Registration: It is encouraged for individuals who wish to attend the meeting of the Board to register with the DFO by email, the preferred method of contact, no later than March 1, 2018, using the electronic mail contact information found in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The communication should include the registrant’s full name, title, affiliation or employer, email address, and daytime phone number. If applicable, include written comments or statements with the registration email. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5253 Written Comments and Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.015(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the Board, in response to the stated agenda of the open meeting or in regard to the Board’s mission in general. Written comments or statements should be submitted to COL Bryan S. Green, DFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Each page of the comment or statement must include the author’s name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. The DFO will review all submitted written comments or statements and provide them to members of the Board for their consideration. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the DFO at least five business days prior to the meeting to be considered by the Board. The DFO will review all timely submitted written comments or statements with the Board Chairperson and ensure the comments are provided to all members of the Board before the meeting. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the Board until its next meeting. Verbal Comments: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140d, the Board is not obligated to allow a member of the public to speak or otherwise address the Board during the meeting. Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and in the manner described below. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least five business days in advance to the Board’s DFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The DFO will log each request, in the order received, and in consultation with the Board Chair, determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Board’s mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 30minute period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal comment, and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described above, will be allotted no more than five minutes during this period, and will be invited to speak in E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1 5254 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 6, 2018 / Notices the order in which their requests were received by the DFO. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–02294 Filed 2–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. ACTION: Notice of open Federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the Board, please visit the committee’s website at http:// www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/ Navigation/InlandWaterwaysUsers Board.aspx. DATES: The Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 1, 2018. Public registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. ADDRESSES: The Inland Waterways Users Board meeting will be conducted at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chattanooga Hamilton Place, 2321 Lifestyle Way, Chattanooga, TN 37421, 423–602–5100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the committee, in writing at the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR–GM, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315–3868; by telephone at 703–428–6438; and by email at Mark.Pointon@usace.army.mil. Alternatively, contact Mr. Kenneth E. Lichtman, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), in writing at the Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ATTN: CEIWR–GW, 7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building, Alexandria, VA 22315–3868; by telephone at 703–428–8083; and by email at Kenneth.E.Lichtman@ usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The committee meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Feb 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The Board is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on construction and rehabilitation project investments on the commercial navigation features of the inland waterways system of the United States. At this meeting, the Board will receive briefings and presentations regarding the investments, projects and status of the inland waterways system of the United States and conduct discussions and deliberations on those matters. The Board is interested in written and verbal comments from the public relevant to these purposes. Agenda: At this meeting the agenda will include the status of FY 2018 funding and impacts for Navigation; status of the FY 2019 Budget for the Navigation Program; status of the Inland Waterways Trust Fund and project updates; status of the construction activities for Olmsted Locks and Dam Project, the Locks and Dams 2, 3, and 4 on the Monongahela River Project, and the Kentucky Lock Project; and status of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Lock General Re-evaluation Report. Availability of Materials for the Meeting. A copy of the agenda or any updates to the agenda for the March 1, 2018 meeting. The final version will be provided at the meeting. All materials will be posted to the website after the meeting. Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.1 65, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Registration of members of the public who wish to attend the meeting will begin at 7:15 a.m. on the day of the meeting. Seating is limited and is on a first-to-arrive basis. Attendees will be asked to provide their name, title, affiliation, and contact information to include email address and daytime telephone number at registration. Any interested person may attend the meeting, file written comments or statements with the committee, or make verbal comments from the floor during the public meeting, at the times, and in the manner, permitted by the committee, as set forth below. Special Accommodations: The meeting venue is fully handicap accessible, with wheelchair access. Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting or seeking additional PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information about public access procedures, should contact Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the ADFO, at the email addresses or telephone numbers listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Written Comments or Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the Board about its mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Mr. Pointon, the committee DFO, or Mr. Lichtman, the committee ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section in the following formats: Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word. The comment or statement must include the author’s name, title, affiliation, address, and daytime telephone number. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the committee DFO or ADFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the Board for its consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the Board until its next meeting. Please note that because the Board operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all written comments will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection. Verbal Comments: Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and in the manner allowed herein. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least three business (3) days in advance to the committee DFO or ADFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the addresses listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The committee DFO and ADFO will log each request to make a comment, in the order received, and determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Board’s mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute period near the end of the meeting will be available for E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 6, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5253-5254]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-02294]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers


Board on Coastal Engineering Research

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to 
announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Board 
on Coastal Engineering Research. This meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The Board on Coastal Engineering Research will meet from 8:00 
a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on March 14, 2018 and reconvene from 8:00 a.m. to 
12:30 p.m. on March 15, 2017.

ADDRESSES: All sessions will be held at the US Army Corp of Engineers 
Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) Field Research Facility (FRF), 1261 
Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949. All sessions are open to the public. For 
more information about the Board, please visit https://chl.erdc.dren.mil/usace-cerb/

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: COL Bryan S. Green Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO), U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, 
Waterways Experiment Station, 3909 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 
39180- 6199, phone 601-634-2513, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 
U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 
1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150. The Board on 
Coastal Engineering Research reviews plans for the conduct of research 
and the development of research projects in consonance with the needs 
of the coastal engineering field and the objectives of the U.S. Army 
Chief of Engineers.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The meeting is an Executive Session to 
review past action items, status reports, research and development (R & 
D) strategic directions, and coastal engineering research in the United 
States.
    Agenda: On Wednesday morning, March 14, 2018, past/current action 
items will be reviewed and discussed. There will be an update on the 
Nearshore Process Research Initiative and presentations on the 2017 
Hurricane Season CHL Support & Response Activities, The 2017 Storm, 
Surge Paradox and Workshop, and DuneX Experiment at FRF 2019-2020. 
After lunch presentations will be given on US Coastal Research Program, 
Dune Research including Wind Tunnel Tests. An overview of the CHL FRF 
is scheduled that afternoon, followed by the Report on the Coastal 
Working Group Annual Meeting with focus on R & D needs, and end with an 
update on Flood and Navigation Coastal Asset Management.
    On Thursday morning, March 15, 2018, the Board will reconvene to 
discuss comments from day one. Presentations will be given on Coastal 
Processes R&D Needs, Next Generation Coastal Guidance Document, 
Strategic Tech Transfer & Training, and an Update: Numerical Technology 
Modernization. The meeting will conclude with a discussion on future 
meetings and public comment.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 
41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and subject to the availability of 
space, the meeting is open to the public. Because seating capacity is 
limited, advance registration is required. For registration 
requirements please see below.
    Oral participation by the public is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on 
Thursday, March 15, 2018. For additional information about public 
access procedures, please contact COL Bryan S. Green, the Board's DFO, 
at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    Registration: It is encouraged for individuals who wish to attend 
the meeting of the Board to register with the DFO by email, the 
preferred method of contact, no later than March 1, 2018, using the 
electronic mail contact information found in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section. The communication should include the 
registrant's full name, title, affiliation or employer, email address, 
and daytime phone number. If applicable, include written comments or 
statements with the registration email.
    Written Comments and Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.015(j) 
and 102-3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to 
the Board, in response to the stated agenda of the open meeting or in 
regard to the Board's mission in general. Written comments or 
statements should be submitted to COL Bryan S. Green, DFO, via 
electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.
    Each page of the comment or statement must include the author's 
name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. The DFO 
will review all submitted written comments or statements and provide 
them to members of the Board for their consideration. Written comments 
or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in 
this notice must be received by the DFO at least five business days 
prior to the meeting to be considered by the Board. The DFO will review 
all timely submitted written comments or statements with the Board 
Chairperson and ensure the comments are provided to all members of the 
Board before the meeting. Written comments or statements received after 
this date may not be provided to the Board until its next meeting.
    Verbal Comments: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140d, the Board is not 
obligated to allow a member of the public to speak or otherwise address 
the Board during the meeting. Members of the public will be permitted 
to make verbal comments during the Board meeting only at the time and 
in the manner described below. If a member of the public is interested 
in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must 
submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be 
addressed by the comment, at least five business days in advance to the 
Board's DFO, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at 
the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The 
DFO will log each request, in the order received, and in consultation 
with the Board Chair, determine whether the subject matter of each 
comment is relevant to the Board's mission and/or the topics to be 
addressed in this public meeting. A 30-minute period near the end of 
the meeting will be available for verbal public comments. Members of 
the public who have requested to make a verbal comment, and whose 
comments have been deemed relevant under the process described above, 
will be allotted no more than five minutes during this period, and will 
be invited to speak in

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the order in which their requests were received by the DFO.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-02294 Filed 2-5-18; 8:45 am]
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