Delegation of Authority for the Office of Field Policy and Management, 48649-48650 [2018-20963]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 26, 2018 / Notices Section II: Authority To Redelegate Except for those authorities specifically excluded in Section III of this notice, this authority may be redelegated, as appropriate, from regional administrators to field Office directors within the respective jurisdictions. DATES: Section IV: Delegations Superseded This notice supersedes all prior delegations of authority to the regional directors/administrators from the Secretary of HUD or the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management. Authority: Section 7(d)(q) of the Department of HUD Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d). Dated: September 19, 2018. Matthew F. Hunter, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management. [FR Doc. 2018–20960 Filed 9–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6081–D–01] Delegation of Authority for the Office of Field Policy and Management Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: Through this notice, the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and to the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management authority for the management and oversight of the Department’s field operations. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Sep 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 John B. Shumway, Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Law Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, at 451 7th Street SW, Room 9262; Washington, DC 20410– 0500 or telephone number 202–402– 5190 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service, toll-free, at 1–800–877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Section III: Authority Nonredelegable The following authorities may not be redelegated from the regional administrators to the field office directors or to any other employee: 1. The authority to enter into cosponsorship agreements. 2. The authority to request waivers as provided by section I.B.3. above. 3. The authority to sign local, areawide, or centerwide negotiated impact and implementation or memorandum of understanding agreements with unions representing smaller units consisting of either Headquarters and/or field employees on issues confined to a single program area and within the regional administrators’ own budget authority, including the resolution of unfair labor practice charges and bargaining impasses. SUMMARY: Applicable Date: September 19, 2018. Previous delegations of authority from the Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management are hereby revoked and superseded, including the delegations published on October 19, 2012 (77 FR 64394). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section A. Authority 1. Field Operations. The Secretary of HUD hereby delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management authority for the management and oversight of the Department’s field operations. In carrying out this authority, the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management shall, among other duties: a. Coordinate the implementation of the Department’s policies and programs in the field in consultation with field program directors. Program coordination does not mean program decision-making but, rather, collecting local information, measuring community impact, initiating crossprogram communication and coordination, and facilitating the resolution of potential program differences through the appropriate channels, if necessary. b. Manage and assess field resources to ensure that operations are efficient and effective. c. Coordinate and convey the Strategic Plan and Regional or Local Operating Plans with the field. d. Advise the Secretary on policy and management of the field. e. Consult with program directors regarding implementation of departmental management goals, secretarial and presidential initiatives, and Annual Performance Plan commitments. 2. Promise Zone Initiative. The Secretary delegates to the Assistant PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48649 Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management all power and authority for the day-to-day operations and administrative functions related to the Promise Zone Initiative. The Promise Zone Initiative supports the Department’s responsibilities under sections 2 and 3 of the HUD Act, 42 U.S.C. 3531–32, to assist the President in achieving maximum coordination of the various Federal activities that have a major effect upon urban community, suburban, or metropolitan development; to develop and recommend to the President policies for fostering orderly growth and development of the Nation’s urban areas; and to exercise leadership, at the direction of the President, in coordinating Federal activities affecting housing and urban development. This authority includes coordination of the selection process and the development of resulting recommendations. The delegated authority related to the Promise Zone Initiative does not include the authority to issue or waive Notices of Funding Availability or the equivalent, regulations, or statutes, but does include the authority to redelegate the authority provided. 3. Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards. The Secretary delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management all authority with respect to Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards administration and enforcement vested in, or delegated or assigned to, the Secretary under statutes and other authorities relating to DavisBacon and Labor Standards, including, but not limited to, the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.), the Copeland Act (40 U.S.C. 3145), the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.), Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950 (5 U.S.C. App. 1 Reorg. Plan 14), the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), Section 202 of the National Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q), the National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12704 et seq.), the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437), the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.), the Native American Housing Assistance and SelfDetermination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.), Executive Order 13502 (74 FR 6985), and certain Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR parts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7). The authority delegated includes the authority to determine or adopt prevailing wage rates, which is vested in the Secretary by certain statutes, E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1 48650 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 26, 2018 / Notices including, but not limited to, the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437j) and the Native American Housing Assistance and SelfDetermination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.). Section B. Authority To Redelegate The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management are authorized to redelegate to employees of HUD any of the authority delegated under section A above. Section C. Authority Superseded This Delegation supersedes all previous delegations from the Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management. Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Dated: September 19, 2018. Benjamin S. Carson Jr., Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–20963 Filed 9–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [18X.LLAK910000.L13100000. DB0000.LXSINSSI0000] Notice of Public Meeting, North Slope Science Initiative—Science Technical Advisory Panel, Alaska Bureau of Land Management Alaska, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI)— Science Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) will meet as indicated below in accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, the Energy Policy Act of 2005, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972. DATES: The STAP will meet October 23 and 24, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. There will be a public comment period from 3:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be on the first floor of the Atwood Conference Center in the Ted Stevens Room, #102, at 550 West Seventh Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Scott Guyer, Deputy Director (Acting), daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Sep 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 North Slope Science Initiative, Bureau of Land Management, 222 West Seventh Avenue, Mailstop 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513, 907–271–3284, or sguyer@blm.gov. People who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authorized by Public Law 109–58, Sec. 348 (42 U.S.C. 15906) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the STAP provides advice and recommendations to the NSSI Oversight Group about priority information requirements for management decisions across the North Slope of Alaska. These priority information requirements and recommendations may include inventory, monitoring, and research activities that contribute to informed resource management decisions. The Secretary of the Interior appoints panel members who represent various scientific and technical disciplines. This meeting will include background presentations to inform panel work; updates from panel working groups on topics including aviation impacts on subsistence resources, habitat monitoring, focal species monitoring, and indigenous knowledge; and development of a communications plan to facilitate NSSI actions for ensuring effective coordination of monitoring and research activities. There will be a public comment period from 3:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23. Depending on the number of people wishing to comment within the scheduled time available, there may be limited time for individuals to speak. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation, transportation, or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the NSSI’s Deputy Director. The public may present written comments to the STAP through the NSSI’s Deputy Director. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 15906; 43 CFR 1784.4–2. Karen E. Mouritsen, Acting State Director, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2018–20938 Filed 9–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [18X.LLAZ921000.L14400000.BJ0000. LXSSA2250000.241A] Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Arizona Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of official filing. AGENCY: The plats of survey of the following described lands were officially filed in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona State Office, Phoenix, Arizona, on the dates indicated. Surveys announced in this notice are necessary for the management of lands administered by the agencies indicated. ADDRESSES: These plats will be available for inspection in the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land Management, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona, 85004–4427. Protests of the survey should be sent to the Arizona State Director at the above address. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gerald Davis, Chief Cadastral Surveyor of Arizona; (602) 417–9558; gtdavis@ blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: The Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona The plat, in one sheet, representing the dependent resurvey and subdivision of sections 15, 16 and 22, Township 21 North, Range 1 East, accepted September 13, 2018, and officially filed September 17, 2018, for Group 1181, Arizona. This plat was prepared at the request of the United States Forest Service. The plat, in one sheet, representing the subdivision of section 19, and a E:\FR\FM\26SEN1.SGM 26SEN1

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[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-20963]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-6081-D-01]


Delegation of Authority for the Office of Field Policy and 
Management

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: Through this notice, the Secretary of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development delegates to the Assistant Deputy 
Secretary for Field Policy and Management and to the Associate 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management authority 
for the management and oversight of the Department's field operations.

DATES: Applicable Date: September 19, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John B. Shumway, Assistant General 
Counsel, Administrative Law Division, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, at 451 7th Street SW, Room 9262; Washington, DC 20410-0500 
or telephone number 202-402-5190 (this is not a toll-free number). 
Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number 
through TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service, toll-free, at 1-800-
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Previous delegations of authority from the 
Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and 
Management are hereby revoked and superseded, including the delegations 
published on October 19, 2012 (77 FR 64394).

Section A. Authority

    1. Field Operations. The Secretary of HUD hereby delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management 
authority for the management and oversight of the Department's field 
operations. In carrying out this authority, the Assistant Deputy 
Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Associate Assistant 
Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management shall, among other 
duties:
    a. Coordinate the implementation of the Department's policies and 
programs in the field in consultation with field program directors. 
Program coordination does not mean program decision-making but, rather, 
collecting local information, measuring community impact, initiating 
cross-program communication and coordination, and facilitating the 
resolution of potential program differences through the appropriate 
channels, if necessary.
    b. Manage and assess field resources to ensure that operations are 
efficient and effective.
    c. Coordinate and convey the Strategic Plan and Regional or Local 
Operating Plans with the field.
    d. Advise the Secretary on policy and management of the field.
    e. Consult with program directors regarding implementation of 
departmental management goals, secretarial and presidential 
initiatives, and Annual Performance Plan commitments.
    2. Promise Zone Initiative. The Secretary delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management 
all power and authority for the day-to-day operations and 
administrative functions related to the Promise Zone Initiative. The 
Promise Zone Initiative supports the Department's responsibilities 
under sections 2 and 3 of the HUD Act, 42 U.S.C. 3531-32, to assist the 
President in achieving maximum coordination of the various Federal 
activities that have a major effect upon urban community, suburban, or 
metropolitan development; to develop and recommend to the President 
policies for fostering orderly growth and development of the Nation's 
urban areas; and to exercise leadership, at the direction of the 
President, in coordinating Federal activities affecting housing and 
urban development. This authority includes coordination of the 
selection process and the development of resulting recommendations.
    The delegated authority related to the Promise Zone Initiative does 
not include the authority to issue or waive Notices of Funding 
Availability or the equivalent, regulations, or statutes, but does 
include the authority to redelegate the authority provided.
    3. Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards. The Secretary delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management 
all authority with respect to Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards 
administration and enforcement vested in, or delegated or assigned to, 
the Secretary under statutes and other authorities relating to Davis-
Bacon and Labor Standards, including, but not limited to, the Davis-
Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.), the Copeland Act (40 U.S.C. 3145), 
the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 3701 et 
seq.), Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950 (5 U.S.C. App. 1 Reorg. Plan 
14), the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), Section 202 of 
the National Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q), the National 
Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12704 et seq.), the United States 
Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437), the Housing and Community 
Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.), the Native American 
Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.), 
Executive Order 13502 (74 FR 6985), and certain Department of Labor 
regulations (29 CFR parts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7).
    The authority delegated includes the authority to determine or 
adopt prevailing wage rates, which is vested in the Secretary by 
certain statutes,

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including, but not limited to, the United States Housing Act of 1937 
(42 U.S.C. 1437j) and the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.).

Section B. Authority To Redelegate

    The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and 
the Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and 
Management are authorized to redelegate to employees of HUD any of the 
authority delegated under section A above.

Section C. Authority Superseded

    This Delegation supersedes all previous delegations from the 
Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and 
Management.

    Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)).

    Dated: September 19, 2018.
Benjamin S. Carson Jr.,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2018-20963 Filed 9-25-18; 8:45 am]
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