National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.
Notice of open meeting.
The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) is a Federal Advisory Committee established to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 303 of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, its amendments, and such other appropriate matters that the Under Secretary refers to the Panel for review and advice.
Date and Time: The public meeting will be held October 12-13, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: The Heathman Lodge, 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, Washington 98662; Tel: (360) 254-3100. Refer to the HSRP Web site listed below for the most current meeting agenda. Times and agenda topics are subject to change.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Captain John E. Lowell, Jr., NOAA, Designated Federal Official (DFO), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey, NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 301-713-2770; Fax: 301-713-4019; E-mail: Hydroservices.email@example.com or visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The meeting will be open to the public and public comment periods (on-site) will be scheduled at various times throughout the meeting. These comment periods will be included in the final agenda published before October 12, 2010, on the HSRP Web site listed above. Each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Comments will be recorded. Written comments (at least 30 copies) should be submitted in advance to the DFO by October 6, 2010. Written comments received by the DFO after October 6, 2010, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed before the meeting date. Approximately 30 seats will be available for the public, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Matters to be considered: (1) NOAA priorities, future directions and strategic plans for NOAA; (2) Speaker panels consisting of regional and local stakeholders on the use of and interest in NOAA's Navigation Services; (3) Presentations will include: West Coast Governors' Agreement on Ocean Health, Columbia River and Northwest Regional navigation and hydrographic surveying, climate change and sea level rise impacts for the Northwest, seafloor mapping, the Committee on Marine Transportation System, NOAA updates, HSRP logistics; and (4) public statements.Start Signature
Dated: September 23, 2010.
Captain John E. Lowell, Jr.
Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-24373 Filed 9-27-10; 8:45 am]
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