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 by teleconference on May 17, 2006 from 2 p.m.-2:30 p.m. (ending time is approximate) from the Nancy Hanks Center, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506.
This meeting will be open to the public on a call in basis. After introductory remarks by Chairman Gioia, there will be a discussion and voice vote on the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships and NEA National Heritage Fellowships categories. There will be discussion of other business items as necessary, followed by concluding remarks by the Chairman.
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 in accordance with the determination of the Chairman of February 26, 2006, 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 call in and listen to the Council discussions and reviews that are open to the public. Please contact Ed Bishop at 202-682-5625 if you are interested in attending the teleconference. 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: April 17, 2006.
Panel Coordinator, Office of Guidelines and Panel Operations.
[FR Doc. E6-5994 Filed 4-20-06; 8:45 am]
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