Office of Community Planning and Development, HUD.
HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.
Comments Due Date: October 16, 2015.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410-5000; telephone 202-402-3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bryan Herdliska, Presidential Management Fellow—Promise Zones Initiative Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Bryan Herdliska at Bryan.n.Herdliska@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-6758. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.
Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard.
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This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A.
A. Overview of Information Collection
Title of Information Collection: Promise Zones.
OMB Approval Number: 2506-0209.
Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Form Number: N/A.
Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Under the Promise Zones initiative, the federal government will invest and partner with high-poverty urban, rural, and tribal communities to create jobs, increase economic activity, improve educational opportunities, leverage private investment, and reduce violent crime. Additional information about the Promise Zones initiative can be found at www.hud.gov/promisezones, and questions can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. This notice estimates burden for applying for the designation.
Respondents (i.e. affected public): Local or Tribal Governments.
|Information collection||Number of respondents||Frequency of response||Responses per annum||Burden hour per
hours||Hourly cost per
|Section I—Executive summary||300||1||1||3||900||$40||$36,000|
|Section II—Community Eligibility Criteria and Local Leadership Support Documentation||300||1||1||4||1200||40||48,000|
|Section IV—Strategy Part A (Needs and Assets Assessment)||300||1||1||3||900||40||36,000|
|Section IV—Strategy Part B (Plan)||300||1||1||6||1800||40||72,000|
|Section IV—Strategy Part C (Sustainability and Financial Feasibility)||300||1||1||3||900||40||36,000|
|Section IV—Strategy Part D (Resident Engagement Strategy)||300||1||1||3||900||40||36,000|
|Section V—Capacity and Local Commitment Part A (Partnership Structure and Commitment)||300||1||1||6||1800||40||72,000|
|Section V—Capacity and Local Commitment Part B (Capacity of Lead Applicant)||300||1||1||6||1800||40||72,000|
|Section V—Capacity and Local Commitment Part C (Capacity of Implementation Partner Organizations)||300||1||1||6||1800||40||72,000|
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|Section V—Capacity and Local Commitment Part D (Data and Evaluation Capacity)||300||1||1||3||900||40||36,000|
|Section V—Capacity and Local Commitment Part E (Resident Engagement Capacity)||300||1||1||3||900||40||36,000|
|Section V—Capacity and Local Commitment Part F (Strength & Extent of Gov. Commitment)||300||1||1||3||900||40||36,000|
|Goals and Activities Template||300||1||1||8||2400||40||96,000|
B. Solicitation of Public Comment
This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following:
(1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
HUD encourages interested parties to submit comments in response to these questions.
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Dated: August 10, 2015.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development.
[FR Doc. 2015-20225 Filed 8-14-15; 8:45 am]
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