Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series, 14882-14883 [2021-05747]

Download as PDF 14882 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 52 / Friday, March 19, 2021 / Notices The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) and its advisory committees will meet from April 5, 2021, through April 17, 2021. DATES: The Council’s Scientific and Statistical Committee (SSC) will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021, and continue through Friday, April 9, 2021. The Council’s Advisory Panel (AP) will begin at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, and continue through Saturday, April 10, 2021. The Council’s Executive Committee will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Council will meet on Monday, April 12, 2021, through Saturday, April 17, 2021. All times listed are Alaska Time. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be by webconference. Join online through the links at https://www.npfmc.org/ upcoming-council-meetings. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 1007 W 3rd Ave, Anchorage, Alaska 99501– 2252; telephone (907) 271–2809. Instructions for attending the meeting via web conference are given under Connection Information below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Evans, Council staff; telephone (907) 271–2809; email: diana.evans@ noaa.gov. For technical support, please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Monday, April 5, 2021, Through Friday, April 9, 2021 The SSC agenda will include the following issues: (1) BSAI Halibut ABM—Initial Review (2) Scallops—SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report (3) Salmon Bycatch—Chinook/chum genetics reports (4) Economic Data Reports—Workshop report, SSPT report (5) Research Priorities—Set 3-year priorities (6) AFSC Community Report (7) Seabird Bycatch Report (8) Planning for 2022 EFH review The agenda is subject to change, and the latest version will be posted at https://meetings.npfmc.org/Meeting/ Details/1944 prior to the meeting, along with meeting materials. In addition to providing ongoing scientific advice for fishery management decisions, the SSC functions as the Council’s primary peer review panel for scientific information, as described by the Magnuson-Stevens Act section 302(g)(1)(e), and the National Standard 2 guidelines (78 FR 43066; July 19, 2013). The peer-review process is also VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Mar 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 deemed to satisfy the requirements of the Information Quality Act, including the OMB Peer Review Bulletin guidelines. Friday, April 9, 2021 The Executive Committee will meet in executive session to discuss administrative matters. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, Through Saturday, April 10, 2021 The Advisory Panel agenda will include the following issues: (1) GOA Sablefish Pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report (2) IFQ Access Opportunities— expanded discussion paper, IFQ committee report (3) RQE Funding Mechanism— Discussion paper (4) IFQ Committee Report (5) Scallops—SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report (6) BSAI Halibut ABM—Initial Review (7) Salmon—Chinook/chum genetics reports (8) Economic Data Reports—Workshop report, SSPT report, Revise alternatives (9) Staff Tasking Monday, April 12, 2021, Through Saturday, April 17, 2021 The Council agenda will include the following issues. The Council may take appropriate action on any of the issues identified. (1) All B Reports (Executive Director, NMFS Management, NOAA GC, ADF&G, USCG, USFWS, US Navy, NIOSH, Cooperative reports, AP, SSC reports) (2) GOA Sablefish Pots 3-year review, IFQ committee report (3) IFQ Access Opportunities— expanded discussion paper, IFQ committee report (4) RQE Funding Mechanism— Discussion paper (5) IFQ Committee Report (6) Scallops—SAFE report, ABC/OFL, Plan Team Report (7) BSAI Halibut ABM—Initial Review (8) Salmon Bycatch (a) Chinook/chum genetics reports (b) Pollock IPA report (9) Economic Data Reports—Workshop report, SSPT report, Revise Alternatives (10) Research Priorities (11) Staff Tasking Connection Information You can attend the meeting online using a computer, tablet, or smartphone; or by telephone only. Connection information will be posted online at: https://www.npfmc.org/upcoming- PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 council-meetings. For technical support, please contact our administrative staff, email: npfmc.admin@noaa.gov. Public Comment Public comment letters will be accepted and should be submitted electronically through the links at https://www.npfmc.org/upcomingcouncil-meetings. The Council strongly encourages written public comment for this meeting, to avoid any potential for technical difficulties to compromise oral testimony. The deadline for written comments is April 2, 2021, at 5 p.m. Alaska Time. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. Dated: March 16, 2021. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2021–05765 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meetings—NTIA broadband grant programs webinars. AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a webinar series in April through July 2021 in connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: The Broadband Infrastructure Program, the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, and the Connecting Minority Communities Program. The webinars are designed to help prospective applicants understand the grant programs and to assist applicants to prepare high quality grant applications. DATES: NTIA will hold the webinars based on the following schedule: 1. Broadband Infrastructure Program: The second Wednesday and Thursday of each month, 2:30–4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), starting April 14, 2021. 2. Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program: The third Wednesday and Thursday of each month, 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET, starting April 21, 2021. 3. Connecting Minority Communities: The fourth Wednesday and Thursday of each month, 2:30–4:00 p.m. ET, starting April 28, 2021. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 52 / Friday, March 19, 2021 / Notices These are virtual meetings. NTIA will post the registration information on its BroadbandUSA website, https:// broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov, under Events. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Holt, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4872, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4884; email: BroadbandUSAwebinars@ ntia.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002; email press@ntia.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Division N, Title IX—Broadband internet Access Service, of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Pub. L. 116– 260) authorized and funded three new broadband grant programs to be administered by NTIA: The Broadband Infrastructure Program, the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, and the Connecting Minority Community Program. The Broadband Infrastructure Program is a $300 million broadband deployment program directed to partnerships between a state, or one or more political subdivisions of a state, and providers of fixed broadband service to support broadband infrastructure deployment to areas lacking broadband, especially rural areas. The Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program is a $1 billion program directed to tribal governments to be used for broadband deployment on tribal lands, as well as for telehealth, distance learning, broadband affordability, and digital inclusion. The Connecting Minority Communities Program is a $285 million pilot grant program targeting Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Minority Serving Institutions, and their anchor communities for the purchase of broadband internet access service, or any eligible equipment, or to hire and train information technology personnel. During April through July 2021, NTIA will host a webinar series in connection with each of these broadband grant programs to help prospective applicants understand the grant programs and to assist them as they prepare high quality grant applications. Details on specific webinars, their contents, and webinar registration information will be posted on the BroadbandUSA website, https:// broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov, under Events. These webinars are subject to change. Webinar time changes will be posted on the BroadbandUSA website, https:// jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:13 Mar 18, 2021 Jkt 253001 broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov, under Events. Any webinar cancellation will also be posted on the same website. Any date change in a scheduled webinar will be provided in a notice in the Federal Register. The presentation and recording of each webinar will be posted on the BroadbandUSA website at https:// broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/ and NTIA’s YouTube channel at: https:// www.youtube.com/ntiagov within 7 days following the live webinar. The public is invited to participate in these webinars. The webinars are open to the public and press. Pre-registration is required as space is limited to the first 1000 participants. NTIA asks each registrant to provide their first and last name, city, state, zip code, job title, organization and email address for registration purposes. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify the NTIA contact listed above at least ten (10) business days before the meeting. General questions and comments are welcome via email to BroadbandUSAwebinars@ntia.gov. Dated: March 16, 2021. Kathy Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–05747 Filed 3–18–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED Procurement List; Additions and Deletions Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. ACTION: Additions to and deletions from the Procurement List. AGENCY: This action adds product(s) to the Procurement List that will be furnished by nonprofit agencies employing persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities, and deletes product(s) and service(s) from the Procurement List previously furnished by such agencies. DATES: Date added to and deleted from the Procurement List: April 18, 2021. ADDRESSES: Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled, 1401 S Clark Street, Suite 715, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4149. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael R. Jurkowski, Telephone: (703) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14883 603–2117, Fax: (703) 603–0655, or email CMTEFedReg@AbilityOne.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additions On 6/19/2020, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed additions to the Procurement List. This notice is published pursuant to 41 U.S.C. 8503(a)(2) and 41 CFR 51– 2.3. After consideration of the material presented to it concerning capability of qualified nonprofit agencies to provide the product(s) and impact of the additions on the current or most recent contractors, the Committee has determined that the product(s) listed below are suitable for procurement by the Federal Government under 41 U.S.C. 8501–8506 and 41 CFR 51–2.4. Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification I certify that the following action will not have a significant impact on a substantial number of small entities. The major factors considered for this certification were: 1. The action will not result in any additional reporting, recordkeeping or other compliance requirements for small entities other than the small organizations that will furnish the product(s) to the Government. 2. The action will result in authorizing small entities to furnish the product(s) to the Government. 3. There are no known regulatory alternatives which would accomplish the objectives of the Javits-WagnerO’Day Act (41 U.S.C. 8501–8506) in connection with the product(s) proposed for addition to the Procurement List. End of Certification Accordingly, the following product(s) are added to the Procurement List: Product(s) NSN(s)—Product Name(s): MR 16500—Glasses, Readers, 1.25 Diopter MR 16501—Glasses, Readers, 1.50 Diopter MR 16502—Glasses, Readers, 1.75 Diopter MR 16503—Glasses, Readers, 2.00 Diopter MR 16504—Glasses, Readers, 2.50 Diopter MR 16505—Glasses, Readers, 2.75 Diopter Designated Source of Supply: Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Inc., WinstonSalem, NC Contracting Activity: Military Resale-Defense Commissary Agency Deletions On 2/12/2021, the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled published notice of proposed deletions from the Procurement List. This notice is E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 52 (Friday, March 19, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14882-14883]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-05747]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Broadband Grant Programs Webinar Series

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meetings--NTIA broadband grant programs 
webinars.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) will host a webinar series in April through July 2021 in 
connection with the three new broadband grant programs authorized and 
funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021: The Broadband 
Infrastructure Program, the Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, and 
the Connecting Minority Communities Program. The webinars are designed 
to help prospective applicants understand the grant programs and to 
assist applicants to prepare high quality grant applications.

DATES: NTIA will hold the webinars based on the following schedule:
    1. Broadband Infrastructure Program: The second Wednesday and 
Thursday of each month, 2:30-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), starting 
April 14, 2021.
    2. Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program: The third Wednesday and 
Thursday of each month, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET, starting April 21, 2021.
    3. Connecting Minority Communities: The fourth Wednesday and 
Thursday of each month, 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET, starting April 28, 2021.

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ADDRESSES: These are virtual meetings. NTIA will post the registration 
information on its BroadbandUSA website, https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov, under Events.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Holt, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Room 4872, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; 
telephone: (202) 482-4884; email: [email protected]. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002; email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Division N, Title IX--Broadband internet 
Access Service, of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Pub. L. 
116-260) authorized and funded three new broadband grant programs to be 
administered by NTIA: The Broadband Infrastructure Program, the Tribal 
Broadband Connectivity Program, and the Connecting Minority Community 
Program. The Broadband Infrastructure Program is a $300 million 
broadband deployment program directed to partnerships between a state, 
or one or more political subdivisions of a state, and providers of 
fixed broadband service to support broadband infrastructure deployment 
to areas lacking broadband, especially rural areas. The Tribal 
Broadband Connectivity Program is a $1 billion program directed to 
tribal governments to be used for broadband deployment on tribal lands, 
as well as for telehealth, distance learning, broadband affordability, 
and digital inclusion. The Connecting Minority Communities Program is a 
$285 million pilot grant program targeting Historically Black Colleges 
and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Minority 
Serving Institutions, and their anchor communities for the purchase of 
broadband internet access service, or any eligible equipment, or to 
hire and train information technology personnel. During April through 
July 2021, NTIA will host a webinar series in connection with each of 
these broadband grant programs to help prospective applicants 
understand the grant programs and to assist them as they prepare high 
quality grant applications. Details on specific webinars, their 
contents, and webinar registration information will be posted on the 
BroadbandUSA website, https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov, under Events.
    These webinars are subject to change. Webinar time changes will be 
posted on the BroadbandUSA website, https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov, 
under Events. Any webinar cancellation will also be posted on the same 
website. Any date change in a scheduled webinar will be provided in a 
notice in the Federal Register.
    The presentation and recording of each webinar will be posted on 
the BroadbandUSA website at https://broadbandusa.ntia.doc.gov/ and 
NTIA's YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/ntiagov within 7 
days following the live webinar.
    The public is invited to participate in these webinars. The 
webinars are open to the public and press. Pre-registration is required 
as space is limited to the first 1000 participants. NTIA asks each 
registrant to provide their first and last name, city, state, zip code, 
job title, organization and email address for registration purposes.
    Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language 
interpretation or other ancillary aids, are asked to notify the NTIA 
contact listed above at least ten (10) business days before the 
meeting. General questions and comments are welcome via email to 
[email protected].

    Dated: March 16, 2021.
Kathy Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2021-05747 Filed 3-18-21; 8:45 am]
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