[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 242 (Tuesday, December 17, 2013)]
[Pages 76277-76278]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-29910]



Forest Service

National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council 
(Council) will meet in Washington, DC The Council is established 
consistent with Section 9 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act, 
as amended by Title XII, Section 1219 of Public Law No. 101-624, and 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. II). 
Additional information concerning the Council can be found by visiting 
the Council's Web site at: http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac.html.

DATES: The meeting will be held on January 22 and 23, 2014, 9:00 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. or until Council business is completed.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be at the USDA South Building, 1400 
Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-9911, Wing 3, First 
Floor, Cafeteria Room 1 and 2. Written comments may be submitted as 
described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including 
names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are 
available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect 
comments received at the USDA Forest Service--Washington Office. Please 
call ahead to facilitate entry into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Stremple, Executive Staff to the 
National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, by mailing 
address at 201 14th Street. SW., Yates Building (3 Southeast), 
Washington, DC 20250; by phone at 202-205-7829, by cell phone at 202-
309-9873 or by email at nstremple@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of this meeting is to introduce 
and orient new members; finalize the work plan action items; discuss 
2015 grant categories; hear updates from past grant recipients; 
continue preparation for the 10 year action plan revisions; receive 
Forest Service updates on program activities and budget; and hear 
feedback from the submitted accomplishment/recommendations report. The 
meeting is open to the public. Individuals wishing to make an oral 
statement should submit a request in writing by January 10, 2014 to be 
scheduled on the agenda. Council discussion is limited to Forest 
Service staff and Council members; however, anyone who would like to 
bring urban and community forestry matters to the attention of the 
Council may file written statements with the Council staff before or 
after the meeting. Written comments, time requests for oral comments 
and to facilitate entrance into the USDA South Building (next to the 
Smithsonian Metro) must be sent to Nancy Stremple, Executive Staff to 
the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, 201 14th 
Street SW., Yates Building (3 Southeast), Washington, DC 20250; by 
email nstremple@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 202-690-5792.
    Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable 
accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language 
interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable 
accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting 
the person listed in the section titled For Further Information 
Contact. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by 
case basis.

     Dated: December 6, 2013.
Paul Ries,
Associate Deputy Chief, State and Private Forestry.
[FR Doc. 2013-29910 Filed 12-16-13; 8:45 am]