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Notice of April 29, 2015, Meeting for Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council

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National Park Service, Interior.


Notice of Meeting.


As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Council for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail will hold a meeting. The Council will meet for the purpose of discussing segment planning Start Printed Page 13609along the Potomac River and to update the Council on implementation projects. Designated through an amendment to the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1241 to 1251, as amended), the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic trail consists of “a series of water routes extending approximately 3,000 miles along the Chesapeake Bay and the tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in the States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and in the District of Columbia,” tracing the 1607-1609 voyages of Captain John Smith to chart the land and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay.


The Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (EASTERN).


The meeting will be held at Murphy Hall at Westmoreland State Park, 145 Cliff Road, Montross, VA 22520. For more information, please contact the NPS Chesapeake Bay Office, 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 314, Annapolis, MD 21403, telephone (410) 260-2477.

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Christine Lucero, Partnership Coordinator, telephone (757) 258-8914 or email

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This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should register via email at or telephone (757) 258-8914. For those wishing to make comments, please provide a written summary of your comments prior to the meeting. The Designated Federal Official for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council is Jonathan Doherty, Assistant Superintendent, telephone (410) 260-2477.

Comments will be taken for 30 minutes at the end of the meeting (from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.). Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal indentifying 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 may 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. All comments will be made part of the public record and will be electronically distributed to all Council members.

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Dated: March 10, 2015.

Alma Ripps,

Chief, Office of Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2015-05931 Filed 3-13-15; 8:45 am]