Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.
Notice of open meeting.
In accordance with section 105(h) of the Estuary Restoration Act of 2000, as amended (Title I, Pub. L. 106-457), announcement is made of the forthcoming meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council. The meeting is open to the public.
The meeting will be held October 6, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The meeting will be in room 3M60/70 in the GAO building located at 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Ellen Cummings, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314-1000, (202) 761-4750.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Estuary Habitat Restoration Council consists of representatives of five agencies. These agencies are the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Agriculture, and Army. The duties of the Council include, among others, soliciting, reviewing, and evaluating estuarine habitat restoration project proposals, and submitting to the Secretary of the Army a prioritized list of projects recommended for construction funding.
Agenda items will include an overview of the goals and requirements of the Act for the new Council members, election of the Council chairperson, decisions on recommending habitat restoration proposals to the Secretary of the Army for funding, discussion of revising the strategy published in 2002 and a brief review of monitoring requirements and the National Estuaries Restoration Inventory.
Security measures require that persons interested in attending the meeting must pre-register prior to 2 p.m. October 2, 2009. We cannot guarantee access for requests received after that time. To pre-register please contact Ellen Cummings by telephone or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. When leaving a voice mail message or sending an e-mail please provide the name of the individual attending, the company or agency represented, and a telephone number, in case there are any questions. Visitors to the building must enter on the “G” Street side of the GAO building. All attendees are required to show photo identification and must be escorted to the meeting room by Corps personnel. Attendee's bags and other possessions are subject to being searched. All attendees arriving between one-half hour before and one-half hour after 9 a.m. will be escorted to the meeting. Those who are not pre-registered and/or arriving later than the allotted time will be unable to attend the public meeting.Start Signature
Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-22550 Filed 9-17-09; 8:45 am]
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