Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), as amended, notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Council on the Arts will be held on April 11, 2003 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room M-09 at the Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506.
This meeting will be open to the public on a space available basis. Following opening remarks and announcements, the new Council member will be sworn in. This will be followed by Congressional, White House, budget and planning updates. The Chairman, Dana Gioia, will make a presentation with Council response and discussion to follow. Other agenda items will include: Application Review for Arts Learning, Challenge America: Access, Heritage/ Preservation, National Heritage Fellowships, Partnership Agreements, and Leadership Initiatives; review of Guidelines for Arts on Radio and Television, Folk Infrastructure Initiative, Partnership Agreements, and Honorific Fellowships; and general discussion.
If, in the course of the open session discussion, it becomes necessary for the Council to discuss non-public commercial or financial information of intrinsic value, the Council will go into closed session pursuant to subsection (c)(4) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b. Additionally, discussion concerning purely personal information about individuals, submitted with grant applications, such as personal biographical and salary data or medical information, may be conducted by the Council in closed session in accordance with subsection (c)(6) of 5 U.S.C. 552b.
Any interested persons may attend, as observers, Council discussions and reviews that are open to the public. If you need special accommodations due Start Printed Page 14264to a disability, please contact the Office of AccessAbility, National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506, 202/682-5532, TTY-TDD 202/682-5429, at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.
Further information with reference to this meeting can be obtained from the Office of Communications, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC 20506, at 202/682-5570.Start Signature
Dated: March 17, 2003.
Panel Coordinator, Office of Guidelines and Panel Operations.
[FR Doc. 03-6864 Filed 3-21-03; 8:45 am]
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