[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 24 (Monday, February 6, 2006)]
[Page 6059]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-1050]



Department of the Army; Corps of Engineers

Estuary Habitat Restoration Council; Open Meeting

AGENCY: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD.

ACTION:  Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with section 105(h) of the Estuary Restoration 
Act of 2000, (Title I, Pub. L. 106-457), announcement is made of the 
forthcoming meeting of the Estuary Habitat Restoration Council. The 
meeting is open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will be held February 21, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 
11:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be in room 3M60/70 in the GAO building 
located at 441 G Street, NW., Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ellen Cummings, Headquarters, U.S. 
Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC 20314-1000, (202) 761-4750; or 
Ms. Cynthia Garman-Squier, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the 
Army (Civil Works), Washington, DC, (703) 695-6791.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Estuary Habitat Restoration Council 
consists of representatives of five agencies. These are the National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Environmental Protection 
Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Agriculture, and 
Army. The duties of the Council include soliciting, reviewing, and 
evaluating project proposals, and submitting to the Secretary of the 
Army a prioritized list of projects recommended for construction.
    Agenda topics will include decisions on recommending additional 
proposals to the Secretary of the Army for funding, a brief update on 
projects previously recommended, a discussion of minor changes to be 
incorporated in the next solicitation for proposals, and a report on 
the habitat trends report produced by the National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration.
    Current security measures require that persons interested in 
attending the meeting must pre-register with use before 2 p.m. February 
16, 2006. We cannot guarantee access for requests received after that 
time. Please contact Ellen Cummings to pre-register. When leaving a 
voice mail message please provide the name of the individual attending, 
the company or agency represented, and a telephone number, in case 
there are any questions. The public should enter on the ``G'' Street 
side of the GAO building. All attendees are required to show photo 
identification and must be escorted to the meeting room by Corps 
personnel. Attendee's bags and other possessions are subject to being 
searched. All attendees arriving between one-half hour before and one-
half hour after 10 a.m. will be escorted to the meeting. Those who are 
not pre-registered and/or arriving later than the allotted time will be 
unable to attend the public meeting.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-1050 Filed 2-3-06; 8:45 am]