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Notice of Meeting, National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission

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National Park Service, Interior.


Notice of meeting.


Notice is hereby given that the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission (the Commission) will meet at the National Building Museum, Room 312, 401 F Street NW., Washington, DC, on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 10 a.m., to consider matters pertaining to commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs.


Wednesday, December 14, 2011.


National Building Museum, Room 312, 401 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20001.

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Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission, by telephone at (202) 619-7097, by email at, by telefax at (202) 619-7420, or by mail at the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission, 1100 Ohio Drive SW., Room 220, Washington, DC 20242.

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The Commission was established by Public Law 99-652, the Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. Chapter 89 et seq.), to advise the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Administrator, General Services Administration, (the Administrator) on policy and procedures for establishment of, and proposals to establish, commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs, as well as such other matters as it may deem appropriate concerning commemorative works.

The Commission examines each memorial proposal for conformance to the Commemorative Works Act, and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator and to Members and Committees of Congress. The Commission also serves as a source of information for persons seeking to establish memorials in Washington, DC, and its environs.

The members of the Commission are as follows:

Director, National Park Service;

Administrator, General Services Administration;

Chairman, National Capital Planning Commission;

Chairman, Commission of Fine Arts;

Mayor of the District of Columbia;

Architect of the Capitol;

Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission;

Secretary of Defense.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

(1) Memorial to the Victims of the 1932-1933 Ukrainian Famine-Genocide—Design consultation.

(2) Memorial to President John Adams—Alternative Sites Study consultation. Please contact National Park Service Monuments and Memorials Specialist Glenn DeMarr at (202) 619-7027 or for specific information regarding sites under consideration.

(3) Review of H.R. 3278, a bill to authorize the Fair Housing Foundation to establish a commemorative work to commemorate the national significance of the fair housing movement in America.

The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to the public. Persons who wish to file a written statement or testify at the meeting or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

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Dated: November 7, 2011.

Stephen E. Whitesell,

Regional Director, National Capital Region.

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[FR Doc. 2011-31042 Filed 12-1-11; 8:45 am]