[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 184 (Monday, September 23, 2013)]
[Page 58346]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-22997]

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National Park Service


Notice of Public Meeting: Concessions Management Advisory Board

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act that the 26th meeting of the Concessions Management 
Advisory Board (the Board) will be held as indicated below.

DATES: The meeting will be held October 30, 2013, at the Department of 
the Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW., Room 5160, Washington, DC 
20240, beginning at 9 a.m. Members of the public are invited to attend. 
A public comment period will be held.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erica Chavis, Concessions Management 
Specialist, National Park Service, Commercial Services Program, 1201 
Eye Street NW., Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 513-7156.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board was established by Title IV, 
Section 409 of the National Parks Omnibus Management Act of 1998, 
November 13, 1998 (Pub. L. 105-391). The purpose of the Board is to 
advise the Secretary of the Interior and the National Park Service on 
matters relating to management of concessions in the National Park 
System. The members of the Advisory Board are: Dr. James J. Eyster, Ms. 
Ramona Sakiestewa, Mr. Richard Linford, Mr. Courtland Nelson, and Ms. 
Michele Michalewicz.
    Topics that will be presented during the meeting include:

 General Commercial Services Program Updates
 Concession Contracting Status Update
 Standards, Evaluations, and Rate Approval Project Update
 Simplifying Contract Management and the Proposal Process
 Incentive Programs for Concessioners
 Innovative Visitor Services
 Public Comment--Limited to 3 minutes per person

    The meeting will be open to the public; however, facilities and 
space for accommodating members of the public are limited, and persons 
will be accommodated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities at the Public Meeting

    The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If 
you plan to attend and will require an auxiliary aid or service to 
participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive 
listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the 
contact person listed in this notice at least 2 weeks before the 
scheduled meeting date. Attempts will be made to meet any request(s) we 
receive after that date; however, we may not be able to make the 
requested auxiliary aid or service available because of insufficient 
time to arrange for it.
    Anyone may file with the Board a written statement concerning 
matters to be discussed. The Board may also permit attendees to address 
the Board, but may restrict the length of the presentations, as 
necessary to allow the Board to complete its agenda within the allotted 
time. Such requests should be made to the Director, National Park 
Service, Attention: Chief, Commercial Services Program, at least 7 days 
prior to the meeting. Draft minutes of the meeting will be available 
for public inspection approximately 6 weeks after the meeting, at the 
Commercial Services Program office located at 1201 Eye Street NW., 11th 
Floor, Washington, DC.
    Before including your address, phone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying 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 can 
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.

    Dated: September 17, 2013.
Marcia Keener,
Acting Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2013-22997 Filed 9-20-13; 8:45 am]