[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 51 (Thursday, March 15, 2018)]
[Pages 11493-11494]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05269]



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. The Council is authorized under 
Section 9 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act (the Act), as 
amended, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Additional 
information concerning the Council, can be found by visiting the 
Council's website at: http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac.shtml.

DATES: The teleconference will be held on Tuesday March 20, 2018, from 
10:30 a.m. to 4:30 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 listed under For Further Information Contact.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. For anyone who 
would like to attend the teleconference, please visit the website 
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 cell phone 
at 202-309-9873, or by email at [email protected], or via facsimile 
at 202-690-5792. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the 

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(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 Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to:
    1. Report out from Committee work groups;
    2. Provide updates on the 2018 grant proposal review and 2019 Call 
for Proposals;
    3. Provide Forest Service updates on budget, projects, partnerships 
and nominations;
    4. Listen to constituents with urban forestry concerns;
    5. Perform administrative tasks;
    6. Annual accomplishments/recommendations report to the Secretary--
    7. Next Meeting, Action items for the week of July 16, 2018.
    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 March 13, 2018, 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: February 14, 2018.
Patti Hirami,
Associate Deputy Chief, State & Private Forestry.
[FR Doc. 2018-05269 Filed 3-14-18; 8:45 am]