Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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 approval of a revision of the currently approved information collection. The information collection is for applications for BEDI grants. Competitive Economic Development Initiatives (EDI) grants applications are no longer included.
The BEDI application for is required to rate and rank applications submitted as part of a funding competition and to ensure funding eligibility of applicant activities. Respondents are units of general local government eligible for Section 108 Loan Guarantees under 42 U.S.C. 5308.Start Printed Page 54306
Comments Due Date: October 8, 2004.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506-0153) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: (202) 395-6974.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 available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Mr. Eddins and at HUD's Web site at http://www5.hud.gov:63001/po/i/icbts/collectionsearch.cfm.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This Notice informs the public that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has submitted to OMB, for emergency processing, a survey instrument to obtain information from faith-based and community organizations on their likelihood and success at applying for various funding programs. This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting 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 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: Brownfield's Economic Development Initiative (BEDI) Grant Application.
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0153.
Form Numbers: HUD-40122, HUD-40123, SF-424, SF-424S, SF-LLL, HUD-424-B, HUD-2880, HUD-2990, HUD-96010-l, and HUD-2993.
Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use:
This information collection is required to rate and rank applications submitted as part of a funding competition and to ensure funding eligibility of applicant activities. Respondents are units of general local government eligible for Section 108 Loan Guarantees under USC 5308.
Frequency of Submission: Annually.
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Total Estimated Burden Hours: 2,000.
Status: Revision of currently approved collection.Start Signature
Dated: August 31, 2004.
Departmental Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E4-2089 Filed 9-7-04; 8:45 am]
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