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World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting

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World War One Centennial Commission, GSA.


Meeting notice.


Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the March 12, 2015 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public.


Effective: March 2, 2015.

Meeting Date and Location: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 starting at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), and ending no later than 12:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The meeting will be held at the office of the Jones Day Law firm at 51 Louisiana Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20001-2105. This location is handicapped accessible. The meeting will be open to the public and will also be available telephonically. Persons attending in person are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances (see​about/​policies/​fragrance.htm for more information). Persons wishing to listen to the proceedings may dial 712-432-1001 and enter access code 474845614. Note that this is not a toll-free number.

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Daniel S. Dayton, Designated Federal Officer, World War 1 Centennial Start Printed Page 11206Commission, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 123, Washington, DC 20004-2608, telephone number 202-380-0725 (Note: This is not a toll-free number).

Written comments may be submitted to the Commission and will be made part of the permanent record of the Commission. Comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), Friday, March 6, 2015 and may be provided by email to Requests to comment at the meeting must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), Friday, March 6, 2015. Written presentations may be provided to Mr. Dayton at until Friday, March 6, 2015. Please contact Mr. Dayton at the email address above to obtain meeting materials.

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The World War One Centennial Commission was established by Public Law 112-272, as a commission to ensure a suitable observance of the centennial of World War I, to provide for the designation of memorials to the service of members of the United States Armed Forces in World War I, and for other purposes. Under this authority, the Committee will plan, develop, and execute programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I, encourage private organizations and State and local governments to organize and participate in activities commemorating the centennial of World War I, facilitate and coordinate activities throughout the United States relating to the centennial of World War I, serve as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about events and plans for the centennial of World War I, and develop recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I. The Commission does not have an appropriation and is operated solely on donated funds.

Contact Daniel S. Dayton at to register to comment in person during the meeting's 30 minute public comment period. Registered speakers/organizations will be allowed 5 minutes and will need to provide written copies of their presentations.

Agenda: Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Old Business:

  • Approval of minutes of previous meetings.
  • Public Comment Period.

New Business:

  • Introduction of Ex-Offico and Advisory Members.
  • Report on the French Centenary.
  • Discussion of recommendations to be made to the Congress and the President.
  • World War 1 Washington Memorial Report.
  • Fund Raising Report.
  • Education Report.
  • Kansas City Memorial Day invitation.
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Dated: February 23, 2015.

Daniel S. Dayton,

Designated Federal Official, World War I Centennial Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2015-04247 Filed 2-27-15; 8:45 am]