Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), as amended, notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Council on the Arts will be held on March 24, 2005 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (ending time is tentative) 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. After opening remarks by Chairman Gioia, there will be an update on National Leadership Initiatives and on Congressional/White House activities. A presentation on the NEA Arts Journalism Institutes will be followed by swearing-in of new Council members. There will then be a presentation on the NEA Jazz Masters Initiative, including information on both NEA Jazz Masters and NEA Jazz in the Schools. This will be followed by review and voting on applications and guidelines. The meeting will conclude with 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 to 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: February 25, 2005.
Panel Coordinator, Office of Guidelines and Panel Operations.
[FR Doc. 05-4098 Filed 3-2-05; 8:45 am]
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