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First Responder Network Authority Board Special Meeting

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AGENCY:

National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will hold a Special Meeting via Start Printed Page 46408telephone conference (teleconference) on August 15, 2014.

DATES:

The Special Meeting will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES:

The Special Meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll-free 1-888-282-1676 and using passcode “FirstNet.” Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Margaret Baldwin, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192: telephone (703) 648-4161 or via email margaret.baldwin@firstnet.gov. Please direct media inquiries to Corey Ray at (703) 648-4109.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act), Public Law 112-96, 126 Stat. 156 (2012), created FirstNet as an independent authority within the NTIA. The Act directs FirstNet to establish a single nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic decisions regarding FirstNet's operations. As provided in section 4.08 of the FirstNet Bylaws, the Board through this Notice provides at least two days' notice of a Special Meeting of the Board to be held on August 15, 2014. The Board may, by a majority vote, close a portion of the Special Meeting as necessary to preserve the confidentiality of commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential, to discuss personnel matters, or to discuss legal matters affecting FirstNet, including pending or potential litigation. See 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2).

Matters To Be Considered: FirstNet will post an agenda for the Special Meeting on its Web site at www.firstnet.gov prior to the meeting. The agenda topics are subject to change.

Time and Date: The Special Meeting will be held on August 15, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The times and dates are subject to change. Please refer to FirstNet's Web site at www.firstnet.gov for the most up-to-date information.

Other Information: The teleconference for the Special Meeting is open to the public. On the date and time of the Special Meeting, members of the public may call toll-free 1-888-282-1676 and use passcode “FirstNet” to listen to the meeting. If you experience technical difficulty, please contact Margaret Baldwin by telephone (703) 648-4161 or via email margaret.baldwin@firstnet.gov. Public access will be limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The Special Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify Ms. Baldwin by telephone (703) 648-4161 or via email margaret.baldwin@firstnet.gov, at least two days (2) business days before the meeting.

Records: NTIA maintains records of all Board proceedings. Board minutes will be available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/​category/​firstnet.

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Dated: August 5, 2014.

Kathy D. Smith,

Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2014-18768 Filed 8-7-14; 8:45 am]

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