Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Property Management, 19686-19687 [2018-09540]

Download as PDF 19686 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 87 / Friday, May 4, 2018 / Notices this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–09537 Filed 5–3–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Property Management Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA or the Agency), Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on a proposed extension of an information collection request approved through September 30, 2018, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2018. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via email at PRAcomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Bernadette Grafton, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration Performance and National Programs Division, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Suite 71030, Washington, DC SUMMARY: 20230 (or via email at: bgrafton@ eda.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection is scheduled to expire on September 30, 2018. I. Abstract The mission of EDA is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. EDA accomplishes this mission by helping states, regions, and communities through capacity building, planning, infrastructure, research grants, and strategic initiatives. Further information on EDA’s program and grant opportunities can be found at www.eda.gov. In order to effectively administer and monitor its economic development assistance programs, EDA collects certain information from applications for, and recipients of, EDA investment assistance. This notice covers EDA’s Property Management requirements. A recipient must request in writing EDA’s approval to undertake an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA’s investment assistance (see 13 CFR 314.3 of EDA’s regulations). The purpose of this notice is to seek comments from the public and other Federal agencies on a request for an extension of this collection of information that allows EDA to determine whether an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA investment assistance is appropriate. If a recipient wishes EDA to release its real property or tangible personal property interests before the expiration of the property’s estimated useful life, the recipient must submit a written request to EDA and disclose to EDA the intended future use of the real property or the tangible personal property for which the release is requested (see 13 CFR 314.10 of EDA’s regulations). This collection of information allows EDA to determine whether to release its real property or tangible personal property interests. Property management requests are collected via both paper and electronic submissions. A recipient must request in writing EDA’s approval to undertake an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA’s investment assistance (see 13 CFR 314.3 of EDA’s regulations). This collection of information allows EDA to determine whether an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA investment assistance is appropriate. This collection of information allows EDA to determine whether to release its real property or tangible personal property interests. EDA is not proposing any changes to the current information collection request. II. Method of Collection III. Data OMB Control Number: 0610–0103. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Ad hoc submission (only when a recipient makes a request). Affected Public: Current recipients of EDA construction (Public Works or Economic Adjustment Assistance) awards, to include (1) cities or other political subdivisions of a state, including a special purpose unit of state or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; (2) states; (3) institutions of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; (4) public or private non-profit organizations or associations; (5) District Organizations; and (6) Indian Tribes or a consortia of Indian Tribes. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150 (54 incidental use requests; 96 for requests to release EDA’s Property interest). Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours and 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 413. Number of requests (estimated) Type of request Hours per request (estimated) Total estimated burden hours 54 96 2.75 2.75 148.5 264 Total ...................................................................................................................................... amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Incidental use request ................................................................................................................. Release request ........................................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ 412.5 Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 May 03, 2018 Jkt 244001 IV. Request for Comments Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), comments are invited on: (a) Whether PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 87 / Friday, May 4, 2018 / Notices agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and may be included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–09540 Filed 5–3–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–34–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Application for Investment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA or the Agency), Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on a proposed extension of an information collection request approved through September 30, SUMMARY: 2018, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2018. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via email at PRAcomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Ryan Smith, Program Analyst, Performance and National Programs Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230, (or via email at rsmith2@eda.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The mission of EDA is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. EDA accomplishes this mission by helping states, regions, and communities through capacity building, planning, infrastructure, research grants, and strategic initiatives. Further information on EDA’s program and grant opportunities can be found at www.eda.gov. In order for EDA to evaluate whether proposed projects satisfy eligibility and programmatic requirements contained in EDA’s authorizing legislation, the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, as amended (42 U.S.C. 3121 et seq.) (PWEDA), EDA’s accompanying regulations codified in 19687 13 CFR Chapter III, and the applicable Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), EDA must collect specific data from its grant applicants. The purpose of this notice is to seek comments from the public and other Federal agencies on a request for an extension of EDA’s currently approved suite of ED–900 application forms which are scheduled to expire on September 30, 2018. II. Method of Collection EDA collects application information through a series of ED–900 forms: • ED–900—General Application for EDA Programs; • ED–900A—Additional EDA Assurances for Construction or NonConstruction Investments; • ED–900C—EDA Application Supplement for Construction Programs; • ED–900D—Requirements for Design and Engineering Assistance; • ED–900E—Calculation of Estimated Relocation and Land Acquisition Expenses; • ED–900F—Supplement for Revolving Loan Fund Applications; • ED–900P—Proposal for EDA Assistance]. The forms are electronically submitted through Grants.gov, or via paper submission to the appropriate EDA office, in response to a NOFO. Applicants are required to submit the applicable ED–900 form(s) to the EDA Regional Office for review and evaluation. As a part of this renewal process, EDA plans to make minor clarifying edits to the following ED–900 forms: ED–900, ED–900B, and ED–900C. None of these minor edits are expected to impact the time burden on the respondent nor do the modifications change the type or amount of information collected. DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT PROPOSED CHANGES Section Proposed changes All .................................................... Where applicable ........................... ED–900—General Application for EDA Programs. ED–900 ........................................... amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Form A. Applicant Information ................ Replace all occurrences of ‘‘FFO’’ or ‘‘Federal Funding Opportunity’’ with ‘‘NOFO’’ or ‘‘Notice of Funding Opportunity’’ as appropriate, per Department of Commerce grants policy. None. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 May 03, 2018 B. Project Information .................... Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 (1) To increase clarity, revise Question B.1. to read: ‘‘Provide a geographical definition of the region to be served by the investment (project), including the specific geographic location of the project within the region.’’ (2) To increase clarity, revise Question B.2. to read: ‘‘Describe and outline the scope of work for the proposed EDA investment, including a list of tasks to be undertaken.’’ (3) For consistency, add ‘‘N/A—Not Applicable’’ to the available options under ‘‘No’’ within Question B.3. (4) To increase clarity, revise Question B.3.b. to read: ‘‘Describe the economic conditions of your region. Define the economic development need to be addressed by the proposed EDA investment and explain how the proposed investment will address that need.’’ Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 87 (Friday, May 4, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19686-19687]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-09540]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Property 
Management

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA or the Agency), 
Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on a proposed extension of an information 
collection request approved through September 30, 2018, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via email at 
[email protected]).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Bernadette Grafton, Program Analyst, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Economic Development Administration Performance and National 
Programs Division, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Suite 71030, 
Washington, DC 20230 (or via email at: [email protected]).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The mission of EDA is to lead the federal economic development 
agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American 
regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy. EDA 
accomplishes this mission by helping states, regions, and communities 
through capacity building, planning, infrastructure, research grants, 
and strategic initiatives. Further information on EDA's program and 
grant opportunities can be found at www.eda.gov.
    In order to effectively administer and monitor its economic 
development assistance programs, EDA collects certain information from 
applications for, and recipients of, EDA investment assistance. This 
notice covers EDA's Property Management requirements. A recipient must 
request in writing EDA's approval to undertake an incidental use of 
property acquired or improved with EDA's investment assistance (see 13 
CFR 314.3 of EDA's regulations). The purpose of this notice is to seek 
comments from the public and other Federal agencies on a request for an 
extension of this collection of information that allows EDA to 
determine whether an incidental use of property acquired or improved 
with EDA investment assistance is appropriate. If a recipient wishes 
EDA to release its real property or tangible personal property 
interests before the expiration of the property's estimated useful 
life, the recipient must submit a written request to EDA and disclose 
to EDA the intended future use of the real property or the tangible 
personal property for which the release is requested (see 13 CFR 314.10 
of EDA's regulations). This collection of information allows EDA to 
determine whether to release its real property or tangible personal 
property interests. This information collection is scheduled to expire 
on September 30, 2018.

II. Method of Collection

    Property management requests are collected via both paper and 
electronic submissions. A recipient must request in writing EDA's 
approval to undertake an incidental use of property acquired or 
improved with EDA's investment assistance (see 13 CFR 314.3 of EDA's 
regulations). This collection of information allows EDA to determine 
whether an incidental use of property acquired or improved with EDA 
investment assistance is appropriate. This collection of information 
allows EDA to determine whether to release its real property or 
tangible personal property interests. EDA is not proposing any changes 
to the current information collection request.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0610-0103.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Ad hoc submission (only when a recipient makes a 
request).
    Affected Public: Current recipients of EDA construction (Public 
Works or Economic Adjustment Assistance) awards, to include (1) cities 
or other political subdivisions of a state, including a special purpose 
unit of state or local government engaged in economic or infrastructure 
development activities, or a consortium of political subdivisions; (2) 
states; (3) institutions of higher education or a consortium of 
institutions of higher education; (4) public or private non-profit 
organizations or associations; (5) District Organizations; and (6) 
Indian Tribes or a consortia of Indian Tribes.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 150 (54 incidental use requests; 
96 for requests to release EDA's Property interest).
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours and 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 413.

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                                                                     Number of       Hours per         Total
                         Type of request                             requests         request        estimated
                                                                    (estimated)     (estimated)    burden hours
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Incidental use request..........................................              54            2.75           148.5
Release request.................................................              96            2.75             264
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    Total.......................................................  ..............  ..............           412.5
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    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et 
seq.), comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the

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agency's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and may be included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter 
of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-09540 Filed 5-3-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-34-P