Federal Register: March 9, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 45)
DOCID: FR Doc 05-4542
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of open meeting.
Hydrographic Services Review Panel Meeting
The Hydrographic Services Review Panel (HSRP) was established by the Secretary of Commerce to advise the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters related to the responsibilities and authorities set forth in section 303 of the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, its amendments, and such other appropriate matters that the Under Secretary refers to the Panel for review and advice.
Date and Time: The meeting will be held Thursday, March 31, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, April 1, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, One Market Place, San
Diego, California 92101; telephone: 6192321234. The times and agenda topics are subject to change. Refer to the Web
site listed below for the most uptodate meeting agenda.
Hydrographic Services Review Panel,
The meeting will be open to public participation for verbal comments and questions at the end of the day on April 1, 2005, with a 30minute period that will be extended if needed. Each individual or group making a verbal presentation will be limited to a total time of five (5) minutes. Written comments (at least 30 copies) should be submitted to the DFO by March 25, 2005. Written comments received by the HSRP DFO after March 25, 2005, will be distributed to the HSRP, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting date. Approximately 40 seats will be available for the public, on a firstcome, firstserved basis.
Matters To Be Considered: Topics planned for discussion include:
(1) FY 06 President's Budget (Navigation Services), (2) NOAA Mapping
and Charting Outsourcing Strategies, (3) Hydrographic Survey (NOAA) and
Private Sector) Cost Analysis Study Proposal, (4) Update on HSRP
Congressional Factfinding Visits, (5) U.S. Ocean Action Plan and
NOAA's Hydrographic Services, (6) HSRP WorkgroupsAssignments and
Deliverables, (7) Endorsement of NOAA's Navigation Services Programs' Operating Principles, and (8) Public Statements.
Dated: March 3, 2005.
Captain Roger L. Parsons,
NOAA, Director, Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Captain Roger Parsons, Designated
Federal Official (DFO), Office of Coast Survey, National Ocean Service,
NOAA (N/CS), 1315 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; Telephone: 3017132770, Fax: 3017134019; email:
Hydroservices.email@example.com or visit the NOAA HSRP Web site at http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/ocs/hsrp/hsrp.htm .