Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2023 or Calendar Year 2023, 1776-1777 [2022-00387]

Download as PDF 1776 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2022 / Notices should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—will be publicly available. While you may request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority We developed our draft recovery plan and publish this notice under the authority of section 4(f) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Amy L. Lueders, Regional Director, Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2022–00362 Filed 1–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R5–ES–2021–N198; FXES11130500000–212–FF05E00000] Endangered Species; Receipt of Recovery Permit Applications AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. ACTION: the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The requested permits would allow the applicants to conduct activities intended to promote recovery of species that are listed as endangered under the ESA. Background With some exceptions, the ESA prohibits activities that constitute take of listed species unless a Federal permit is issued that allows such activity. The ESA’s definition of ‘‘take’’ includes such activities as pursuing, harassing, trapping, capturing, or collecting, in addition to hunting, shooting, harming, wounding, or killing. A recovery permit issued by us under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the ESA authorizes the permittee to conduct activities with endangered or threatened species for scientific purposes that promote recovery or for enhancement of propagation or survival of the species. Our regulations implementing section 10(a)(1)(A) for these permits are found at 50 CFR 17.22 for endangered wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.32 for threatened wildlife species, 50 CFR 17.62 for endangered plant species, and 50 CFR 17.72 for threatened plant species. Permit Applications Available for Review and Comment We invite local, State, and Federal agencies; Tribes; and the public to comment on the following applications. Permit action Application No. Applicant Species Location Activity Type of take PER0002181 ... Paul L. Angermeier, dba USGS/Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. State University of New York—ESF, Syracuse, NY. Candy darter (Etheostoma osburni). Add: West Virginia ......... Electrofish, survey .......... Capture, collect .............. Amend. Piping plover (Charadrius melodus). New York ....................... Survey, band, biological samples, propagate. Capture, collect, wound New. PER0027548 ... lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have received applications for permits to conduct activities intended to enhance the propagation or survival of endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. We invite the public and local, State, Tribal, and Federal agencies to comment on these applications. Before issuing the requested permits, we will take into consideration any information that we receive during the public comment period. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before March 14, 2022. ADDRESSES: Use one of the following methods to request documents or submit comments. Requests and comments should specify the applicant name and application number (e.g., PER0001234): • Email: permitsR5ES@fws.gov. • U.S. Mail: Abby Gelb, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 300 Westgate Center Dr., Hadley, MA 01035. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abby Gelb, 413–253–8212 (phone), or permitsR5ES@fws.gov (email). Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on applications for permits under section 10(a)(1)(A) of SUMMARY: Public Availability of Comments Written comments we receive become part of the administrative record associated with this action. 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 request in your comment that we withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Moreover, all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jan 11, 2022 Jkt 256001 organizations or businesses, will be made available for public disclosure in their entirety. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Next Steps [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A51010.999900] If we decide to issue permits to the applicants listed in this notice, we will publish a notice in the Federal Register. Authority Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). Martin Miller, Manager, Division of Endangered Species, Ecological Services, North AtlanticAppalachian Region. [FR Doc. 2022–00363 Filed 1–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Indian Affairs Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin Participation in the Tribal SelfGovernance Program in Fiscal Year 2023 or Calendar Year 2023 Office of Self-Governance, Interior. ACTION: Notice of application deadline. AGENCY: In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) establishes a March 1, 2022, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to submit completed applications to begin participation in SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 8 / Wednesday, January 12, 2022 / Notices the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2023 or calendar year 2023. DATES: Completed application packages must be received by the Director, Office of Self-Governance, by March 1, 2022. ADDRESSES: Application packages for inclusion in the applicant pool should be sent to Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of Self-Governance, Department of the Interior, Mail Stop 3624–MIB, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vickie Hanvey, Office of Self Governance, Telephone (918) 931–0745 or Dr. Kenneth D. Reinfeld, Office of Self-Governance, Telephone (202) 821– 7107. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994 (Pub. L. 103–413), as amended by the ‘‘Practical Reforms and Other Goals to Reinforce the Effectiveness of SelfGovernance and Self-Determination Act of 2019–2020’’ or the ‘‘PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act’’, Section 402(b)(1)(A), the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Office of Self-Governance, may select not more than 50 new Indian Tribes per year from those eligible tribes. The Act mandates that copies of the funding agreements be sent at least 90 days before the proposed effective date to each Tribe that is served by the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ agency that is serving the Tribe that is a party to the funding agreement. Initial negotiations with a Tribe/consortium located in a region and/or agency which has not previously been involved with self-governance negotiations will take approximately 2 months from start to finish. Agreements for an October 1 to September 30 funding year need to be signed and submitted by July 1. Agreements for a January 1 to December 31 need to be signed and submitted by October 1. requests participation, fiscal stability and financial management capability as evidenced by the Indian Tribe having no uncorrected significant and internal audit exceptions in the required annual audit of its self-determination or self-governance agreements with any Federal agency. Purpose of Notice The regulations at 25 CFR 1000.10 to 1000.31 have been modified by Section 201 of the newly enacted ‘‘Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination’’ (PROGRESS) Act as follows: Section 201. Definitions; reporting and audit requirements; application of programs. To be eligible to participate in selfgovernance, an Indian Tribe shall: [222A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A51010.999900] (1) Successfully complete the planning phase described in subsection (d); (2) request participation in self-governance by resolution or other official action by the Tribal governing body; and (3) demonstrate for the 3 fiscal years preceding the date on which the Tribe VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Jan 11, 2022 Jkt 256001 An Indian Tribe seeking to begin participation in self-governance shall complete the planning phase. The planning phase shall: (A) Be conducted to the satisfaction of the Indian Tribe; and (B) include: (i) Legal and budgetary research; and (ii) internal Tribal governing planning, training, and organizational preparation. Applicants should be guided by the referenced requirements in preparing their applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2023 and calendar year 2023. Copies of these requirements may be obtained from the information contact person identified in this notice. Tribes/consortia wishing to be considered for participation in the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2023 or calendar year 2023 must respond to this notice, except for those tribes/consortia which are one of the 137 tribal entities with signed selfgovernance agreements. Information Collection This information collection is authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0143, Tribal Self-Governance Program, which expires June 30, 2022. Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–00387 Filed 1–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of reservation proclamation. AGENCY: This notice informs the public that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs proclaimed approximately 9,302.93 acres, more or less, an addition to the reservation of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1777 This proclamation was made on December 22, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sharlene M. Round Face, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 1001 Indian School Road NW, Box #44, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104, Sharlene.roundface@bia.gov, (505) 563–3132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual. A proclamation was issued according to the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984; 25 U.S.C. 5110) for the lands described below. The land was proclaimed to be the Figure Four parcel for the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota in Dunn County, and McKenzie County, North Dakota. DATES: Figure Four Parcel, 310 34 Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota T. 148 N., R. 95 W., Sec. 4, lots 1 thru 5, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, and SW1⁄4; Sec. 5; Sec. 6; Sec. 7, lots 1 thru 4, NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 8, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; Sec. 9, lot 4, NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, and S1⁄2SW1⁄4; Sec. 17, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SW1⁄4; Sec. 18, lots 1, 3, and 4, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, and S1⁄2SE1⁄4; Sec. 19, lots 1 thru 4, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2NW1⁄4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; Sec. 20, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4; Sec. 28, lots 3 and 4, E1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SW1⁄4; Sec. 29, lot 1, W1⁄2NW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and S1⁄2SE1⁄4, EXCEPT a tract of land described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of Section 29, thence north on the west line of Lot 1 a distance of 662.13 feet, thence N 89°53′25″ E on an assumed bearing a distance of 1,317.08 feet to the east line of Lot 1, thence S 0°08′33″ E on said east line of lot 1 for a distance of 261.6 feet, thence N 89°52′02″ E a distance of 300 feet, thence southeasterly to a point on the south line of section 29, said point being 658.35 feet easterly of the W1/16 corner common to sections 29 and 32, thence S 89°52′02″ W a distance of 658.35 feet to said W1/16 corner, thence continue S 89°52′02″ W on the section line a distance of 1,316.70 feet to the point of beginning; Sec. 30, lots 4 and 5, E1⁄2NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, and SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, EXCEPT a tract more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the southeast corner of lot 5, thence north on the east line of lot 5 a distance of 455.08 feet, E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 12, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1776-1777]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-00387]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Notice of Deadline for Submitting Completed Applications To Begin 
Participation in the Tribal Self-Governance Program in Fiscal Year 2023 
or Calendar Year 2023

AGENCY: Office of Self-Governance, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of application deadline.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Office of Self-Governance (OSG) 
establishes a March 1, 2022, deadline for Indian tribes/consortia to 
submit completed applications to begin participation in

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the tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2023 or calendar year 
2023.

DATES: Completed application packages must be received by the Director, 
Office of Self-Governance, by March 1, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Application packages for inclusion in the applicant pool 
should be sent to Sharee M. Freeman, Director, Office of Self-
Governance, Department of the Interior, Mail Stop 3624-MIB, 1849 C 
Street NW, Washington, DC 20240.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vickie Hanvey, Office of Self 
Governance, Telephone (918) 931-0745 or Dr. Kenneth D. Reinfeld, Office 
of Self-Governance, Telephone (202) 821-7107.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Tribal Self-Governance Act of 1994 
(Pub. L. 103-413), as amended by the ``Practical Reforms and Other 
Goals to Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-
Determination Act of 2019-2020'' or the ``PROGRESS for Indian Tribes 
Act'', Section 402(b)(1)(A), the Secretary, acting through the Director 
of the Office of Self-Governance, may select not more than 50 new 
Indian Tribes per year from those eligible tribes. The Act mandates 
that copies of the funding agreements be sent at least 90 days before 
the proposed effective date to each Tribe that is served by the Bureau 
of Indian Affairs' agency that is serving the Tribe that is a party to 
the funding agreement. Initial negotiations with a Tribe/consortium 
located in a region and/or agency which has not previously been 
involved with self-governance negotiations will take approximately 2 
months from start to finish. Agreements for an October 1 to September 
30 funding year need to be signed and submitted by July 1. Agreements 
for a January 1 to December 31 need to be signed and submitted by 
October 1.

Purpose of Notice

    The regulations at 25 CFR 1000.10 to 1000.31 have been modified by 
Section 201 of the newly enacted ``Practical Reforms and Other Goals To 
Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination'' 
(PROGRESS) Act as follows: Section 201. Definitions; reporting and 
audit requirements; application of programs.
    To be eligible to participate in self-governance, an Indian Tribe 
shall:

    (1) Successfully complete the planning phase described in 
subsection (d);
    (2) request participation in self-governance by resolution or 
other official action by the Tribal governing body; and
    (3) demonstrate for the 3 fiscal years preceding the date on 
which the Tribe requests participation, fiscal stability and 
financial management capability as evidenced by the Indian Tribe 
having no uncorrected significant and internal audit exceptions in 
the required annual audit of its self-determination or self-
governance agreements with any Federal agency.

    An Indian Tribe seeking to begin participation in self-governance 
shall complete the planning phase. The planning phase shall:

    (A) Be conducted to the satisfaction of the Indian Tribe; and
    (B) include:
    (i) Legal and budgetary research; and
    (ii) internal Tribal governing planning, training, and 
organizational preparation.

Applicants should be guided by the referenced requirements in preparing 
their applications to begin participation in the tribal self-governance 
program in fiscal year 2023 and calendar year 2023. Copies of these 
requirements may be obtained from the information contact person 
identified in this notice.
    Tribes/consortia wishing to be considered for participation in the 
tribal self-governance program in fiscal year 2023 or calendar year 
2023 must respond to this notice, except for those tribes/consortia 
which are one of the 137 tribal entities with signed self-governance 
agreements.

Information Collection

    This information collection is authorized by OMB Control Number 
1076-0143, Tribal Self-Governance Program, which expires June 30, 2022.

Bryan Newland,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2022-00387 Filed 1-11-22; 8:45 am]
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