Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.
The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.
This request is for renewal of approval to require eligible resident-owned businesses to submit application information to Housing Agencies (HAs) to be approved for noncompetitive contracting for work to be performed on public housing sites with an alternative to HUD's otherwise-required competitive procurement procedures.
Comments Due Date: January 5, 2004.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and OMB approval number (2577-0161) and should be sent to: Lauren Wittenberg, OMB Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; Fax number (202) 395-6974; e-mail Lauren_Wittenberg@omb.eop.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Wayne Eddins, Reports Management Officer, AYO, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Wayne_Eddins@HUD.gov; telephone (202) 708-2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of the proposed forms and other available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. Eddins or on HUD's Web site at http://www5.hud.gov:63001/po/i/icbts/collectionsearch.cfm.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department has submitted the proposal for the collection of information, as Start Printed Page 67858described below, to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). The notice lists the following information: (1) The title of the information collection proposal; (2) the office of the agency to collect the information; (3) the OMB approval number, if applicable; (4) the description of the need for the information and its proposed use; (5) the agency form number, if applicable; (6) what members of the public will be affected by the proposal; (7) how frequently information submissions will be required; (8) an estimate of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information submission including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response; (9) whether the proposal is new, an extension, reinstatement, or revision of an information collection requirement; and (10) the name and telephone number of an agency official familiar with the proposal and of the OMB Desk Officer for the Department.
This notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal: Public Housing, Contracting with RESIDENT-Owned Business.
OMB Approval Number: 2577-0161.
Form Numbers: None.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: Eligible resident-owned businesses must submit application information to Housing Agencies (HAs) to be approved for noncompetitive contracting for work to be performed on public housing sites with an alternative to HUD's otherwise-required competitive procurement procedures.
Respondents: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit institutions, State, local or tribal government.
Frequency of Submission: On occasion, quarterly.
Reporting Burden: Number of respondents—40; average annual responses per respondent—2.8; total annual responses—115; average burden per response—16 hrs.
Total Estimated Burden Hours: 1,870.
Status: Extension of a currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: November 26, 2003.
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 03-30140 Filed 12-3-03; 8:45 am]
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