Technical Mapping Advisory Council, 63671 [2019-24882]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 222 / Monday, November 18, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022] Technical Mapping Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee management; notice of federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, and Thursday, December 12, 2019, in Arlington, VA. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The TMAC will meet on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), and Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the TMAC has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at AECOM at 3101 Wilson Blvd., Ste 900, Arlington, VA 22201. Members of the public who wish to attend the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (Attention: Michael Nakagaki) by 5 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Members of the public must check in at the front desk of 3101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22201 and will be provided with an escort to the meeting room; photo identification is required. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed below by Tuesday, December 10, 2019. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for review by Friday, December 6, 2019. Written comments to be considered by the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and received by Tuesday, December 10, 2019, identified by Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022, and submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:41 Nov 15, 2019 Jkt 250001 • Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW, Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments received by the TMAC, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search for the Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022. A public comment period will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT and again on Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than 3 minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 30 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker by close of business on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Nakagaki, Designated Federal Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024, telephone (202) 212–2148, and email FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. The TMAC website is: http://www.fema.gov/TMAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). In accordance with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63671 determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA Administrator. Agenda: During the first day, TMAC members will review the recommendations developed by each subcommittee. During the second day, the discussion will focus on the memorandum format being used to submit information to FEMA and a vote on the final selection of recommendations. TMAC members will then vote on recommendations for FEMA’s consideration in 2020. The TMAC will receive public input on the recommendations. Any related materials will be posted to the FEMA TMAC site prior to the meeting to provide the public an opportunity to review the materials. The full agenda and related meeting materials will be posted for review by Friday, December 6, 2019, at http://www.fema.gov/TMAC. Michael M. Grimm, Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2019–24882 Filed 11–15–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX20EE000101100] Public Meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is publishing this notice to announce that a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) will take place. DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and on Thursday, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 222 (Monday, November 18, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022]


Technical Mapping Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; notice of federal advisory committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical 
Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet in person on Wednesday, 
December 11, 2019, and Thursday, December 12, 2019, in Arlington, VA. 
The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The TMAC will meet on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 8 a.m.-
5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), and Thursday, December 12, 2019, 
from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early 
if the TMAC has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at AECOM at 3101 Wilson Blvd., Ste 
900, Arlington, VA 22201. Members of the public who wish to attend the 
meeting must register in advance by sending an email to [email protected] (Attention: Michael Nakagaki) by 5 p.m. EDT on 
Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Members of the public must check in at the 
front desk of 3101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22201 and will 
be provided with an escort to the meeting room; photo identification is 
required.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the person listed below by Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
    To facilitate public participation, members of the public are 
invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by 
the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. 
Associated meeting materials will be available at www.fema.gov/TMAC for 
review by Friday, December 6, 2019. Written comments to be considered 
by the committee at the time of the meeting must be submitted and 
received by Tuesday, December 10, 2019, identified by Docket ID FEMA-
2014-0022, and submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief 
Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW, Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments 
received by the TMAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for 
the Docket ID FEMA-2014-0022.
    A public comment period will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 
2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT and again on Thursday, December 
12, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT. Speakers are requested to 
limit their comments to no more than 3 minutes. The public comment 
period will not exceed 30 minutes. Please note that the public comment 
period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for 
comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker 
by close of business on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Nakagaki, Designated Federal 
Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024, 
telephone (202) 212-2148, and email [email protected]. The TMAC 
website is: http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
    In accordance with the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 
2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) 
How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general 
quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood 
insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and 
milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas 
in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) 
flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data 
currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing 
basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) 
procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping 
partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and 
intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk 
determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate 
budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC 
is required to submit an annual report to the FEMA Administrator that 
contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an 
evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate maps 
and mapping activities to revise and update Flood Insurance Rate Maps; 
and (3) a summary of recommendations made by the Council to the FEMA 
Administrator.
    Agenda: During the first day, TMAC members will review the 
recommendations developed by each subcommittee. During the second day, 
the discussion will focus on the memorandum format being used to submit 
information to FEMA and a vote on the final selection of 
recommendations. TMAC members will then vote on recommendations for 
FEMA's consideration in 2020. The TMAC will receive public input on the 
recommendations. Any related materials will be posted to the FEMA TMAC 
site prior to the meeting to provide the public an opportunity to 
review the materials. The full agenda and related meeting materials 
will be posted for review by Friday, December 6, 2019, at http://www.fema.gov/TMAC.

Michael M. Grimm,
Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2019-24882 Filed 11-15-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-12-P