Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Notice; Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission—Open Meeting (Washington, DC).
Notice is hereby given that the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission will hold an open meeting on July 18, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216, Constitution Avenue, Washington DC 20510. The delay of this change notice resulted from the short time-frame established by statute for the operations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission. The Commission requests that the public consult the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Web site, http://www.brac.gov, for updates.
The Commission will meet to receive comment from the Secretary of Defense on why certain base realignment and closure actions were not included among the actions recommended by the Secretary on May 13, 2005 (http://www.brac.gov/docs/Principi-Rumsfeld.pdf), to hear testimony from the Comptroller General regarding the Government Accountability Office's analysis of the Department of Defense's 2005 selection process and recommendation for base closures and realignments (GAO-05-785, available at http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d05785.pdf), and to hear testimony from the Commission on Review of Overseas Military Facility Structure of the United States (The Overseas Basing Commission) regarding that commission's Report to the President and Members of Congress (available at http://obc.gov/). This meeting will be open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Sign language interpretation will be provided.
July 18, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Hart Senate Office Building, Room 216, Constitution Avenue, Washington DC 20510.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Please see the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission Web site, http://www.brac.gov. The Commission invites the public to provide direct comment by sending an electronic message through the portal provided on the Commission's Web site or by mailing comments and supporting documents to the 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, 2521 South Clark Street Suite 600, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3920. The Commission requests that public comments be directed toward matters bearing on the decision criteria described in The Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended, available on the Commission Web site. Sections 2912 through 2914 of that Act describe the criteria and many of the essential elements of the 2005 BRAC process. For questions regarding this announcement, contact Mr. Dan Cowhig, Deputy General Counsel and Designated Federal Officer, at the Commission's mailing address or by telephone at 703-699-2950 or 2708.Start Signature
Dated: July 5, 2005.
Administrative Support Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-13472 Filed 7-7-05; 8:45 am]
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