West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee, 29679-29680 [2020-10508]

Download as PDF 29679 Notices Federal Register Vol. 85, No. 96 Monday, May 18, 2020 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Southern Montana Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet with virtual attendance only. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information and url for virtual meeting can be found at the following website: https://www.fs. usda.gov/main/custergallatin/working together/advisorycommittees. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of the meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Location: The meeting will be held virutally with virtual attendance only. The url for the meeting can be found at the following website: https://www.fs. usda.gov/main/custergallatin/working together/advisorycommittees. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Custer Gallatin National Forest Supervisor’s Office. Please call ahead at 406–587– 6701 to facilitate entry into the building. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:03 May 15, 2020 Karen Tuscano, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 406–223–2028 or via email at karen.tuscano@usda.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Approve minutes from November 13, 2019 meeting; 2. Discuss, recommend, and approve new Title II projects; and 3. Review and give feedback on Dakota Prairie Grasslands fee proposals; 4. Discuss next meeting for the Southern Montana RAC which will provide; feedback on recreation fee proposals. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by Wednesday, May 20, 2020, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Karen Tuscano, RAC Coordinator, PO Box 1130, Big Timber, Montana 59011; by email to karen.tuscano@usda.gov, or via facsimile to 406–587–6758. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Forest Service ACTION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jkt 250001 Dated: May 12, 2020. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–10541 Filed 5–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold a virtual meeting. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with the Act. RAC information can be found at the following website: https://cloudappsusda-gov.secure.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_ Page?id=001t0000002JcuqAAC. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on June 2, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. DATES: The meeting will be held with virtual attendance only. For virtual meeting information, please reach out to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at Monongahela National Forest Headquarters Building. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Fosbender, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 304–635–4446 or via email at julie.fosbender@usda.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1 29680 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 96 / Monday, May 18, 2020 / Notices The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Review and discuss Title II projects; and 2. Allow project proponents to present their projects and answer questions from the committee. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by May 29, 2020, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Julie Fosbender, RAC Coordinator, Monongahela National Forest Headquarters Building 200 Sycamore Street, Elkins, West Virginia 26241; by email to julie.fosbender@usda.gov; or via facsimile to 304–637–0582. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: May 12, 2020. Cikena Reid, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–10508 Filed 5–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Announcement of Application Deadlines and Requirements for Section 313A Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for Utility Infrastructure Loans for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice of Solicitation of Applications (NOSA). AGENCY: ACTION: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the application window and requirements and $750 million in loan funding that is available for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 under the Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for utility infrastructure loans (the 313A Program) jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:03 May 15, 2020 Jkt 250001 authorized under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (the RE Act), and related terms. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill), enacted on December 20, 2018, amended Section 313A of the RE Act. Applications under this NOSA will be considered under the new statutory provisions. Those provisions supersede any prior inconsistent policy, regulation or guidance. The 2018 Farm Bill instructs RUS to continue to carry out this program under a Notice until new regulations are implemented. DATES: Complete applications must be received or post marked by RUS no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) July 17, 2020. ADDRESSES: Applicants are required to submit one original and two copies of their loan application to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service, Electric Program, ATTN: Amy McWilliams, Program Advisor, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1560, Room 5165–S, Washington, DC 20250–1560. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information contact Amy McWilliams, Program Advisor, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, STOP 1560, Room 5165–S, Washington, DC 20250– 1560. Telephone: (202) 205–8663; fax: (844) 749–0736; or email: amy.mcwilliams@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the 313A Program, in accordance with the 2018 Farm Bill, the Federal Financing Bank (FFB) will make loans to the selected applicant(s) and RUS will guarantee the applicant(s)’s repayment of the loans to FFB. The 2018 Farm Bill amended the RE Act to allow selected applicants to use the proceeds of loan funds made available under this NOSA for the 313A Program to make utility infrastructure loans (which includes broadband loans) or to refinance, subject to certain limitations, bonds or notes issued for such purposes to an applicant that has at any time received, or is eligible to receive, a loan under the RE Act. In addition, the 2018 Farm Bill amendments to the RE Act removed the prohibition against the use of proceeds of loan funds made available under the 313A Program for projects for the generation of electricity. Congressional Review Act Pursuant to the Congressional Review Act (5 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget designated this action as a major rule, as defined by 5 U.S.C. 804(2), because it will result in an annual effect on the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 economy of $100,000,000 or more. Accordingly, there will be a mandatory 60-day delay in effectiveness to award loan funds. However, applications will be accepted for 60 days beginning May 18, 2020 as stated in the DATES section of this NOSA. Overview Federal Agency: Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Funding Opportunity Title: Guarantees for Bonds and Notes Issued for Electrification or Telephone Purposes for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. Announcement Type: Guarantees for Bonds and Notes. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 10.850. Due Date for Applications: Completed applications must be received or post marked by RUS no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) July 17, 2020. Items in Supplementary Information I. Funding Opportunity Description II. Award Information III. Eligibility Information IV. Fiscal Year 2020 Application and Submission Information V. Application Review Information VI. Issuance of Guarantee VII. Guarantee Agreement VIII. Reporting Requirements IX. Award Administration Information X. National Environmental Policy Act Certification XI. Other Information and Requirements XII. Agency Contacts: Website, Phone, Fax, Email, Contact Name XIII. Non-Discrimination Statement: USDA Non-Discrimination Statement, How To File a Complaint, Persons With Disabilities I. Funding Opportunity Description A. Purpose and Objectives of the 313A Program The purpose of the 313A Program is to make guaranteed loans to selected applicants (each referred to as ‘‘Guaranteed Lender’’ in this NOSA and in the Program Regulations) that are to be used (i) to make utility infrastructure loans or (ii) to refinance bonds or notes issued for such purposes to a borrower that has at any time received, or is eligible to receive, a loan under the RE Act. Each applicant must provide a statement on how it proposes to use the proceeds of the guaranteed bonds, and the financial benefit it anticipates deriving from participating in the program pursuant to 7 CFR 1720.6(a)(3). Objectives may include, but are not limited to the annual savings to be realized by the ultimate borrower(s) as a result of the applicant’s use of lower cost loan funds provided by FFB and guaranteed by RUS. E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 96 (Monday, May 18, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29679-29680]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-10508]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The West Virginia Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will hold 
a virtual meeting. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural 
Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in 
compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the 
committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide 
advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects 
and funding consistent with the Act. RAC information can be found at 
the following website: https://cloudapps-usda-gov.secure.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_Page?id=001t0000002JcuqAAC.

DATES: The meeting will be held on June 2, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.
    All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting 
prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under For Further 
Information Contact.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held with virtual attendance only. For 
virtual meeting information, please reach out to the person listed 
under For Further information Contact.
    Written comments may be submitted as described under Supplementary 
Information. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, 
are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and 
copying. The public may inspect comments received at Monongahela 
National Forest Headquarters Building. Please call ahead to facilitate 
entry into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Julie Fosbender, RAC Coordinator, by 
phone at 304-635-4446 or via email at [email protected].
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to:
    1. Review and discuss Title II projects; and
    2. Allow project proponents to present their projects and answer 
questions from the committee.
    The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for 
people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals 
wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by May 29, 
2020, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring 
related matters to the attention of the committee may file written 
statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. 
Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be 
sent to Julie Fosbender, RAC Coordinator, Monongahela National Forest 
Headquarters Building 200 Sycamore Street, Elkins, West Virginia 26241; 
by email to [email protected]; or via facsimile to 304-637-0582.
    Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable 
accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language 
interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable 
accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please 
contact the person listed in the section titled For Further Information 
Contact. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by 
case basis.

    Dated: May 12, 2020.
Cikena Reid,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-10508 Filed 5-15-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P