[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 82 (Friday, April 27, 2018)]
[Pages 18506-18507]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08931]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB); Public Meeting of the 
National Sea Grant Advisory Board

AGENCY: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce 

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of a 
forthcoming meeting of the NSGAB. NSGAB members will discuss and 
provide advice on the National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant), 
specifically to review and approve the 2018 Biennial Report to 
Congress, and any other matters as described in the agenda found on the 
Sea Grant website at http://seagrant.noaa.gov/WhoWeAre/Leadership/NationalSeaGrantAdvisoryBoard/UpcomingAdvisoryBoardMeetings.aspx.

DATES: The announced meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018, 
from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET.

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ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via conference call and webinar. 
Public access is available at 1315 East-West Highway, Bldg.3, Room 
#01303, Silver Spring, MD 20910. In order to attend in person or via 
conference call/webinar, please R.S.V.P to Donna Brown (contact 
information below) by Friday, May 4, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For any questions concerning the 
meeting, please contact Ms. Donna Brown, National Sea Grant College 
Program, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1315 East-
West Highway, Room 11717, Silver Spring, Maryland, 20910, 301-734-1088 
or [email protected].

    Status: The meeting will be open to public participation with a 10-
minute public comment period on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 4:10 p.m. ET. 
(check agenda using link in the Summary section to confirm time.)
    The NSGAB expects that public statements presented at its meetings 
will not be repetitive of previously submitted verbal or written 
statements. In general, each individual or group making a verbal 
presentation will be limited to a total time of three (3) minutes. 
Written comments should be received by Ms. Donna Brown by Monday, May 
7, 2018 to provide sufficient time for NSGAB review. Written comments 
received after the deadline will be distributed to the NSGAB, but may 
not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Seats will be available on a 
first-come, first-serve basis.
    Special Accommodations: These meetings are physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other auxiliary aids should be directed to Ms. Donna Brown by Friday, 
May 4, 2018. The NSGAB, which consists of a balanced representation 
from academia, industry, state government and citizens groups, was 
established in 1976 by Section 209 of the Sea Grant Improvement Act 
(Pub. L. 94-461, 33 U.S.C. 1128). The NSGAB advises the Secretary of 
Commerce and the Director of Sea Grant with respect to operations under 
the Act, and such other matters as the Secretary refers to them for 
review and advice.

    Dated: April 19, 2018.
David Holst,
Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-08931 Filed 4-26-18; 8:45 am]