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First Responder Network Authority Finance Committee and Board Meeting

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AGENCY:

First Responder Network Authority (“FirstNet Authority”), National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of open public meetings.

SUMMARY:

The Board of the First Responder Network Authority (“FirstNet Authority Board”) will convene a meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee of the FirstNet Authority Board (“Finance Committee”) that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on August 15, 2019.

DATES:

A combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be held on August 15, 2019, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx only from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES:

The combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be conducted via teleconference and WebEx only. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll free 1-888-324-6860 and using passcode 2951211. To view the slide presentation, the public may visit the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join/​ and enter Conference Number: PWXW9353101 and Audience Passcode: 2951211. Alternatively, members of the public may view the slide presentation by directly visiting the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join.php?​i=​PWXW9353101&​p=​2951211&​t=​c.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Karen Miller-Kuwana, Board Secretary, FirstNet Authority, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S 243, Reston, VA 20192; telephone: (571) 665-6177; email: Karen.Miller-Kuwana@firstnet.gov. Please direct media inquiries to Ryan Oremland at (571) 665-6186.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This notice informs the public that the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will convene a combined meeting open to the public Start Printed Page 38948via teleconference and WebEx only on August 15, 2019.

Background: The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (47 U.S.C. 1401 et seq.) (“the Act”) established the FirstNet Authority as an independent authority within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration that is headed by a Board. The Act directs the FirstNet Authority to ensure the building, deployment, and operation of a nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The FirstNet Authority Board is responsible for making strategic decisions regarding the FirstNet Authority's operations. The FirstNet Authority Board held its first public meeting on September 25, 2012.

Matters To Be Considered: The FirstNet Authority will post a detailed agenda for the combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and Finance Committee on its website, http://www.firstnet.gov, prior to the meetings. The agenda topics are subject to change. Please note that the subjects that will be discussed by the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee may involve commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential or other legal matters affecting the FirstNet Authority. As such, the FirstNet Authority Board Chair and the Finance Committee Chair may call for a vote to close the meetings only for the time necessary to preserve the confidentiality of such information, pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2).

Times and Dates of Meeting: A combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be held on August 15, 2019, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT. The times listed above are subject to change. Please refer to the FirstNet Authority's website at www.firstnet.gov for the most up-to-date information.

Place: The combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be conducted via teleconference and WebEx.

Other Information: The combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee is open to the public via teleconference and WebEx only. On the date and time of the meeting, members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll free 1-888-324-6860 and using passcode 2951211. To view the slide presentation, the public may visit the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join/​ and enter Conference Number: PWXW9353101 and Audience Passcode: 2951211. Alternatively, members of the public may view the slide presentation by directly visiting the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join.php?​i=​PWXW9353101&​p=​2951211&​t=​c.

If you experience technical difficulty, please contact the Conferencing Center customer service at 1-866-900-1011. 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 FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify Ms. Miller-Kuwana by telephone (571) 665-6177 or email at Karen.Miller-Kuwana@firstnet.gov at least five (5) business days before the applicable meeting.

Records: The FirstNet Authority maintains records of all FirstNet Authority Board proceedings. Minutes of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee Meeting will be available at www.firstnet.gov.

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Dated: August 5, 2019.

Karen Miller-Kuwana,

Board Secretary, First Responder Network Authority.

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[FR Doc. 2019-16997 Filed 8-7-19; 8:45 am]

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