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Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program
Document Number: E8-5039
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-13
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This Notice provides guidelines that describe the application process for grants and the criteria for awarding grants in the 2008 Assistance to Firefighters Grant program year, as well as an explanation for any differences with the guidelines recommended by representatives of the Nation's fire service leadership during the annual Criteria Development meeting. The program makes grants directly to fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical services organizations for the purpose of enhancing first-responders' abilities to protect the health and safety of the public as well as that of first-responder personnel facing fire and fire-related hazards. In addition, the authorizing statute requires that a minimum of 5 percent of appropriated funds be expended for fire prevention and safety grants, which are also made directly to local fire departments and to local, regional, State or national entities recognized for their expertise in the field of fire prevention and firefighter safety research and development.
National Fire Academy Board of Visitors
Document Number: E8-4894
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-12
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The National Fire Academy Board of Visitors will meet on April 2-3, 2008.
Tennessee; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-4783
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-1745-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-4777
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 08-997
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-11
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1741-DR), dated February 1, 2008, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-4726
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-4723
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1-percent-annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-4722
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) are finalized for the communities listed below. These modified BFEs will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-4638
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations; Correction
Document Number: E8-4633
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Securtiy
This document corrects the table to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of January 16, 2008. This correction clarifies the table representing the flooding source(s), location of referenced elevation, the effective and modified elevation in feet and the communities affected for Pulaski County, Arkansas, and Incorporated Areas; specifically, for flooding sources ``Good Earth Drain, Isom Creek, Kinley Creek, Little Maumelle River, Nowlin Creek, South Loop, South Split, Taylor Loop Creek and Tributary 4 to Little Maumelle River,'' than was previously published.
Compendium of Flood Map Changes
Document Number: E8-4631
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces the availability of the Compendium of Flood Map Changes which provides a listing of changes made to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) maps that went into effect between July 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007. Future notices of NFIP map changes will be made available approximately every 6 months.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-4626
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-4621
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-03-10
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-3968
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-3967
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-1745-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-3966
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-1745-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 4 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-3965
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-3961
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Kentucky; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-3958
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the Commonwealth of Kentucky (FEMA-1746-DR), dated February 21, 2008, and related determinations.
Tennessee; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-3957
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Tennessee (FEMA-1745-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Indiana; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-3956
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-03-03
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Indiana (FEMA-1740-DR), dated January 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3908
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed revised information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning State Hazard Mitigation Plan requirements to support State administration of FEMA Mitigation grant programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3906
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the Property Acquisition and Relocation for Open Space process as part of the administration of FEMA's mitigation grant programs.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3905
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the forms used to collect financial, programmatic and administrative information from States and local governments pertaining to grant and cooperative agreement.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-3904
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning Severe Repetitive Loss Program (SRL) Appeals process as part of the administration of the SRL program.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-3628
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations; Correction
Document Number: E8-3368
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document corrects the table to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of July 25, 2007. This correction clarifies the table representing the flooding source(s), location of referenced elevation, the effective and modified elevation in feet and the communities affected for Henderson County, North Carolina, and Incorporated Areas; specifically, for flooding source ``Boylston Creek,'' than was previously published.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-3366
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-3362
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-3347
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-22
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Arkansas; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-2905
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-2904
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the National Advisory Council (NAC) to apply for appointment. As provided for in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, the Secretary of Homeland Security established the NAC to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. The NAC consists of 33 members, all of whom are experts and leaders in their respective fields. One-third of the membership was appointed for a one (1) year term-expiring on June 15, 2008. Accordingly, the following discipline areas for the one (1) year expiring terms will be open for applications and nominations: Emergency management, emergency response, health scientist, standards setting, infrastructure protection, communications, disabilities, local government official (non-elected), and tribal elected official. Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NAC are invited to apply for appointment. All ethnicities and genders are encouraged to apply.
Hawaii; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2901
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Hawaii (FEMA-1743-DR), dated February 6, 2008, and related determinations.
Missouri; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2900
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Missouri (FEMA-1742-DR), dated February 5, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2897
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Arkansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-2896
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-15
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Arkansas (FEMA-1744-DR), dated February 7, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2383
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Kansas (FEMA-1741-DR), dated February 1, 2008, and related determinations.
Indiana; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-2382
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Indiana (FEMA-1740-DR), dated January 30, 2008, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-2380
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E8-2377
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-02-08
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a proposed continuing information collection. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice seeks comments concerning the information collection outlined in 44 CFR part 71, as it pertains to application for National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insurance for buildings located in Coastal Barrier Resource System (CBRS) communities. Title: Implementation of Coastal Barrier Resources Act. OMB Number: 1660-0010. Abstract: When an application for flood insurance is submitted for buildings located in CBRS communities, one of the following types of documentation must be submitted as evidence of eligibility: (a) Certification from a community official stating the building is not located in a designated CBRS area, (b) A legally valid building permit or certification from a community official stating that the building's start of construction date preceded the date that the community was identified in the system or c) Certification from the governmental body overseeing the area indicating that the building is used in a manner consistent with the purpose for which the area is protected. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other for profits; not-for-profit institutions; farms; Federal Government; and State, local or tribal governments. Number of Respondents: 60. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 90. Frequency of Response: One time. Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974. Comments must be submitted on or before March 10, 2008.
Final Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-1651
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: E8-1650
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-01-30
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annual- chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the proposed regulatory flood elevations for the reach described by the downstream and upstream locations in the table below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings.
National Response Framework
Document Number: E8-1399
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This document provides notice of the availability of the final National Response Framework (NRF) which replaces the National Response Plan (NRP) that was issued in February 2005 and finalizes the draft version of the NRF which FEMA published for public comment in September 2007. The NRF builds on the NRP and, using the comprehensive framework of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), serves as a guide to how the nation conducts all-hazards incident management.
Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Threshold for Recommending a Cost Share Adjustment
Document Number: E8-1398
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita threshold for recommending cost share adjustments for major disasters declared on or after January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2008, is $122.
Suspension of Community Eligibility
Document Number: E8-1396
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-01-28
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This rule identifies communities, where the sale of flood insurance has been authorized under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), that are scheduled for suspension on the effective dates listed within this rule because of noncompliance with the floodplain management requirements of the program. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) receives documentation that the community has adopted the required floodplain management measures prior to the effective suspension date given in this rule, the suspension will not occur and a notice of this will be provided by publication in the Federal Register on a subsequent date.
Oregon; Amendment No. 6 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-1231
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA-1733-DR), dated December 8, 2007, and related determinations.
Nevada; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: E8-1226
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Nevada (FEMA-1738-DR), dated January 8, 2008, and related determinations.
Nebraska; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: E8-1223
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Nebraska (FEMA-1739-DR), dated January 11, 2008, and related determinations.
Kansas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: E8-1222
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency for the State of Kansas (FEMA-3282-EM), dated December 12, 2007, and related determinations.
National Advisory Council
Document Number: E8-1220
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-01-24
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice announces the date, time, location and agenda for the next meeting of the National Advisory Council (NAC). At the meeting, new members will be introduced and sworn in. The meeting will be open to the public.