Recreational Boating Safety Projects, Programs and Activities Funded Under Provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century; Accounting of
For seven fiscal years starting in 1999, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century has made $5 million available to the Secretary of Homeland Security for payment of Coast Guard expenses for personnel and activities directly related to coordinating and carrying out the national recreational boating safety program. In 2005, the law was amended and the amount was increased to $5.5 million. This notice is being published to satisfy a requirement of the Act that a detailed accounting of the projects, programs, and activities funded under the national recreational boating safety program provision of the Act be published annually in the Federal Register. In this notice we have specified the amount of monies the Coast Guard has committed, obligated or expended during fiscal year 2006, as of September 30, 2006.
National Maritime Week Tugboat Races, Seattle, WA
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual National Maritime Week Tugboat Races Special Local Regulations in Elliot Bay from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 12, 2007. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of participants and spectators during the National Maritime Week Tugboat Races. During the enforcement period, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his designated representatives.
Security Zone: Portland Rose Festival on Willamette River
The Captain of the Port Portland, Oregon will begin enforcing the Portland Rose Festival Security Zone from June 6th, 2007 until June 11, 2007. This zone provides for the security of public vessels on a portion of the Willamette River during the fleet week of the 2007 Rose Festival.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Sunset Beach, NC
The Coast Guard is proposing to change the drawbridge operating regulations that govern the S.R. 1172 Bridge, at Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway mile 337.9, Sunset Beach, NC. This proposal would allow the bridge to open on the hour on signal for pleasure vessels from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. year round. The reason for this change would be to improve the schedule for both roadway and waterway users.