Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of meetings.
The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet in Houston, Texas to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public.
The Committee will meet on Thursday, February 5, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Committee's working groups will meet on Thursday, January 22, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before January 29, 2009. Requests to have a copy of your materials distributed to each member of the committee or working group should reach the Coast Guard on or before January 22, 2009.
The full Committee will meet at Western Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA), 1717 East Loop, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77029, (713) 678-7655. The working group meeting will be held at same location above. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Lieutenant Sean Hughes, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, Texas 77029. This notice is available in our online docket, USCG-2008-1172, at http://www.regulations.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Commander Hal R. Pitts, Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671-5164, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Lieutenant Sean Hughes, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 678-9001, e-mail email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Notice of these meetings is given pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
Agendas of the Meetings
Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). The tentative agenda is as follows:
(1) Opening remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Whitehead) or the Committee Sponsor's representative, Executive Director (CAPT Diehl) and Chairperson (Ms. Tava Foret).
(2) Approval of the May 22, 2008 minutes.
(3) Old Business:
(a) Navigation Operations (NAVOPS)/Maritime Incident Review subcommittee report;
(b) Dredging subcommittee report;
(c) Technology subcommittee report;
(d) Waterways Optimization subcommittee report;
(e) HOGANSAC Outreach subcommittee report;
(f) Commercial Recovery Contingency (CRC) subcommittee report;
(g) Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Liaison's report.
(4) New Business:
(a) State of the Waterway Address—CDR Hal R. Pitts;
(b) Homeport 101—LT Sean Hughes;
(c) Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) Update/Status—LT Sarah Hayes.
Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups meeting is as follows:
(1) Presentation by each working group of its accomplishments and plans for the future;
(2) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group;
(3) Put forth any action items for consideration at full committee meeting.
Both meetings are open to the public. Please note that meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chairs' discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the Coast Guard no later than January 29, 2009. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than January 22, 2009. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meetings, please submit 19 copies to the Coast Guard no later than January 22, 2009.
Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities
For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the Start Printed Page 80420meetings, contact the Executive Secretary or Assistant to the Executive Secretary as soon as possible.Start Signature
Dated: December 10, 2008.
Commander, 8th Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E8-31124 Filed 12-30-08; 8:45 am]
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