[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 8 (Thursday, January 12, 2017)]
[Page 3716]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-00485]

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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 via teleconference.

DATES: The teleconference will be held on Thursday February 9, 2017, 
from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) or until 
Council business is completed.
    All meetings are subject to cancellation. For an updated status of 
the teleconference prior to attendance, please contact the person 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. For anyone who 
would like to attend the teleconference, please visit the Web site 
listed in the SUMMARY section or contact Nancy Stremple at 
[email protected] for further details. 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, Sidney Yates 
Building, Room 3SC-01C, 201 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20024. 
Please call ahead at 202-309-7829 to facilitate entry into the 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Stremple, Executive Staff, 
National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, by telephone at 
202-205-7829, or by email at [email protected], or by cell phone at 
202-309-9873, or via facsimile at 202-690-5792.
    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 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council is authorized under Section 9 of 
the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act, as amended by Title XII, 
Section 1219 of Public Law 101-624 (the Act) (16 U.S.C. 2105g) 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.shtml.
    The purpose of the meeting is to:
    1. Review the 2017 Work Plan;
    2. Update on the 2017 grant proposal review; and 2018 Call for 
    3. Listen to presentation on innovation in timber building 
    4. Listen to local constituents with urban forestry concerns;
    5. Discuss the National ten year action plan (2016-2026) 
    6. Receive Forest Service budget, administration, and program 
updates; and
    7. Discuss the annual accomplishments/recommendations report.
    The teleconference is open to the public. However, the public is 
strongly encouraged to RSVP prior to the teleconference to ensure all 
related documents are shared with public meeting participants. The 
agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three 
minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should 
submit a request in writing by January 31, 2017, 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's staff before or after the 
meeting. Written comments and time requests for oral comments must be 
sent to Nancy Stemple, Executive Staff, National Urban and Community 
Forestry Advisory Council, Sidney Yates Building, Room 3SC-01C, 201 
14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20024, or by email at 
[email protected].
    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: January 4, 2017.
Steven W. Koehn,
Director, Cooperative Forestry.
[FR Doc. 2017-00485 Filed 1-11-17; 8:45 am]