[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 31 (Friday, February 14, 2014)]
[Pages 8987-8988]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-03341]



National Park Service


Notice of Public Meeting for the National Park Service 
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 (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16) that the 27th meeting of the 
National Park Service Concessions Management Advisory Board (the Board) 
will be held as indicated below.

DATES: The meeting will be held March 19, 2014, 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., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Telephone: (202) 513-

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 Board are: Dr. James J. Eyster, Ms. Ramona 
Sakiestewa, Mr. Richard Linford, Mr. Courtland Nelson, and Ms. Michele 
    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
     Government Shutdown
     Working Group Updates: Incentive Programs, Innovative 
Services, Simplifying the Proposal Process
     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.
    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 sent to the Director, National Park 
Service, Attention: Chief, Commercial Services Program, 1201 Eye Street 
NW., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, or emailed to 
[email protected] 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 20005.

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    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 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.

    Dated: February 11, 2014.
Alma Ripps,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2014-03341 Filed 2-13-14; 8:45 am]