Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD.
The proposed information collection requirement described below will be 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.
Comments Due Date: August 13, 2004.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Sherry Fobear McCown, Reports Liaison Officer, Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4116, Washington, DC 20410-5000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sherry Fobear McCown, (202) 708-0713, extension 7651, for copies of the proposed forms and other available documents. (This is not a toll-free number).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, 12 amended).
This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
This Notice also lists the following information:
Title of Proposal: Analysis of Proposed Main Construction Contract.
OMB Control Number: 2577-0037.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under the Annual Contribution Contract (ACC), Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) must prepare and submit main construction contracts and other contracts for projects being developed, or proposed to be developed under the Low-Income Housing Program. HUD will use the information to approve construction bids and budgets prior to awarding PHA's construction contracts.
Agency form numbers (if applicable): HUD-52396.
Members of affected public: State or local government.
Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: 104 respondents, annually, 2 hours average per response; total annual reporting burden 234 hours.
Status of the proposed information collection: Extension, with change.Start Signature
Dated: June 7, 2004.
Paula O. Blunt,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing.
[FR Doc. 04-13219 Filed 6-10-04; 8:45 am]
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