Public Meeting; Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee, 12063-12064 [2020-04116]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 40 / Friday, February 28, 2020 / Notices Accelerator(s) will act as a resource and help facilitate delivery of projects within a designated geographic region while promoting investment in covered infrastructure projects. The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 appropriated $5 million to carry out the Program. The goal of this RFI is to engage interested parties to obtain input into the most effective, transparent and expedient ways to structure and deliver the Program. Respondents to this RFI are encouraged to provide related information and answers to one or more of the following: Structure (1) What would be an effective form of the accelerator that could influence the development of infrastructure projects, and what type of structure and authority would be required for the establishment of a regional accelerator? Are there examples of such entities from around the country and abroad, or in other sectors that could be used as a model for the Program? (2) What barriers such as regulatory, technical and institutional (public or private) would hinder implementation? What authority should the accelerator(s) have to effectively carry out its mission? Geographic Diversity (1) What is the most effective regional approach in achieving geographic diversity? (2) What consideration should be given to urban versus rural areas, regional verses statewide or multi-State accelerators? (3) Given the appropriated amount ($5 million), what would be the optimum range and most effective number of awards for regional accelerators? What would be an appropriate size program to consider in addressing the needs of priority infrastructure projects in rural areas? jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Qualifications (1) What resources, competencies and experience would be required from and within an accelerator? The approach should consider the resources required in accelerating the development of smaller rural projects and assisting inexperienced or under-resourced regions. (2) If external resources and expertise would be contemplated, what would be the acquisition strategy while ensuring transparency and accountability? (3) What is the best way to conduct an effective and transparent selection process? What evaluation criteria should the Bureau consider? VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Feb 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 Approach (1) What is the most effective approach to achieve the goals of the Program through an accelerator? In responding, please address considerations for the creation, selection and designation of regional accelerator(s). (2) What actions are required to plan, implement and assess effectiveness of regional accelerators? If your response considers a phased approach, what would be the activities, resources and timelines for each phase? If new entities are considered, how much time would be needed to stand up a regional accelerator and what would be the major challenges? (3) How could an accelerator leverage the Federal funding beyond the initial Federal support? If feasible, could a standalone, self-funded and sustainable model continue to deliver the intended benefits under the Program? (4) Rural transportation infrastructure is of critical interest to the Department. How could Regional Infrastructure Accelerators assist in supporting priority programs in the region such as Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success (ROUTES) and the Bureau’s Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) credit program that further accelerate projects? Measures of Success (1) How would Bureau assess and monitor the success of the program in accomplishing the goals and objectives? (2) What would be appropriate key performance indicators that help measure the effectiveness of this demonstration program? Please consider the planned activities under the Program as indicated in Section 1441 of the FAST Act. Other Considerations (1) What else should the Bureau consider (in addition to the statutory criteria in Section 1441 of the FAST Act) and/or do to ensure an effective and successful regional accelerator program? RFI Review Individuals or entities wishing to respond to the RFI should state their role as well as knowledge and experience in developing or delivering such programs. The Bureau may request additional clarifying information from any or all respondents. Responses shall not exceed 10 pages and have no smaller than 12-point font with 1-inch margin all around. Any additional documents (e.g. white papers, brochure materials) would be considered. PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12063 However, only the first 10 pages will be reviewed. The Bureau is not seeking and will not accept any unsolicited proposals through this RFI. This RFI does NOT constitute a Request for Proposal and is not to be construed as a commitment, implied or otherwise, by the Bureau or the Department that a procurement action will be issued. Any response related to this RFI is not a request to be added to a bidders list or to receive a copy of a solicitation. There is no entitlement to payment for direct or indirect costs or charges arising as a result of any potential inquiries regarding this solicitation. The Bureau may not respond to any specific questions or comments submitted in response to this notice or information provided as a result of this notification. This RFI is solely for information and planning purposes and should not be construed as a commitment by Bureau or Department for any other purpose. All interested parties are encouraged to respond fully to this RFI. The Bureau is in no way obligated by the information received and submission by respondents to the RFI is strictly voluntary. Not responding to the RFI does not preclude participation in any future procurement or grant program, if any is issued. However, the Bureau places tremendous value on information received and may utilize it to implement and finalize its Program development strategy. ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED SHALL BE UNCLASSIFIED. DO NOT SUBMIT ANY PROPRIATARY OR PRICING INFORMATION. Issued in Washington, DC on February 24, 2020. Morteza Farajian, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2020–04099 Filed 2–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Public Meeting; Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee March 10–11, 2020, Public Meeting. ACTION: The United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 10, 2020 and March 11, 2020. Date: March 10, 2020 and March 11, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 12064 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 40 / Friday, February 28, 2020 / Notices Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (March 10, 2020) and 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (March 11, 2020). Location: 2nd Floor Conference Room A&B, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the George H.W. Bush Coin and Barbara Bush Gold Coin and Bronze Medal (March 10, 2020); and the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program (March 11, 2020). Interested members of the public may either attend the meeting in person or dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564–9287/Access Code: 62956028. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by email to info@ccac.gov. The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals; advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made; and makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person will be admitted into the meeting room on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited. Conference Room A&B can accommodate up to 50 members of the public at any one time. In addition, all persons entering a United States Mint facility must adhere to building security protocol. This means they must consent to the search of their persons and objects in their possession while on government grounds and when they enter and leave the facility, and are prohibited from bringing into the facility weapons of any type, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, or contraband. The United States Mint Police Officer conducting the screening will evaluate whether an item may enter into or exit from a facility based upon Federal law, Treasury policy, United States Mint policy, and local operating procedure; and all prohibited and unauthorized items will be subject to confiscation and disposal. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Warren, United States Mint VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Feb 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW; Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7208. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: February 24, 2020. Patrick Hernandez, Acting Deputy Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2020–04116 Filed 2–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0571] Agency Information Collection Activity: (Customer Satisfaction Surveys) National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the collection of perceptions of the quality of service afforded by the National Cemetery Administration as judged by next of kin of those interred, or funeral directors who facilitate these interments. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 28, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Mr. James Geleta, National Cemetery Administration (42A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to James.Geleta@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0571’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Customer Satisfaction Surveys. OMB Control Number: 2900–0571. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Improving Customer Service through Effective Performance Management, NCA will conduct surveys to determine the level of satisfaction with existing services among their customers. The surveys will solicit voluntary opinions and are not intended to collect information required to obtain or maintain eligibility for a VA program or benefit. Baseline data obtained through these information collections are used to validate customer service standards. Affected Public: Individuals and households interring Veterans or eligible dependents, and funeral directors facilitating such interments. I. National Cemetery Mail Surveys a. National Cemeteries Next of Kin/ Family Member and Funeral Director Satisfaction Surveys Estimated Annual Burden: 14,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 29,000. b. State or Tribal Veterans Cemeteries Next of Kin/Family Member and Funeral Director Satisfaction Surveys Estimated Annual Burden: 9,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. E:\FR\FM\28FEN1.SGM 28FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 40 (Friday, February 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12063-12064]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-04116]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

United States Mint


Public Meeting; Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory 
Committee

ACTION: Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee March 10-
11, 2020, Public Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory 
Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for March 10, 2020 and March 
11, 2020.
    Date: March 10, 2020 and March 11, 2020.

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    Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (March 10, 2020) and 9:00 a.m. to 
12:30 p.m. (March 11, 2020).
    Location: 2nd Floor Conference Room A&B, United States Mint, 801 
9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220.
    Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the George 
H.W. Bush Coin and Barbara Bush Gold Coin and Bronze Medal (March 10, 
2020); and the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program (March 11, 
2020).
    Interested members of the public may either attend the meeting in 
person or dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access 
Code: 62956028.
    Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 
for the latest update on meeting time and room location.
    Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the 
CCAC's consideration is invited to submit them by email to 
[email protected].
    The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or 
design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, 
Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals; advises the 
Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places 
to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of 
the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative 
coin designation is made; and makes recommendations with respect to the 
mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended.
    Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person 
will be admitted into the meeting room on a first-come, first-serve 
basis as space is limited. Conference Room A&B can accommodate up to 50 
members of the public at any one time. In addition, all persons 
entering a United States Mint facility must adhere to building security 
protocol. This means they must consent to the search of their persons 
and objects in their possession while on government grounds and when 
they enter and leave the facility, and are prohibited from bringing 
into the facility weapons of any type, illegal drugs, drug 
paraphernalia, or contraband.
    The United States Mint Police Officer conducting the screening will 
evaluate whether an item may enter into or exit from a facility based 
upon Federal law, Treasury policy, United States Mint policy, and local 
operating procedure; and all prohibited and unauthorized items will be 
subject to confiscation and disposal.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Warren, United States Mint 
Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW; Washington, DC 20220; or call 
202-354-7208.

    Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C).

    Dated: February 24, 2020.
Patrick Hernandez,
Acting Deputy Director, United States Mint.
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