Federal Register: October 24, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 207)
DOCID: fr24oc08-113 FR Doc E8-25417
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of meeting.
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
DATES: November 19, 2008 from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Notice is hereby given that Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council will hold a scoping meeting for the public on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, at 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Marriott's Custom House, 3 McKinley Square, Aruba Room, Boston, MA 02109.
The purpose of this meeting is to provide the public and interested agencies and organizations an opportunity to learn about a project to replace the existing pier on Georges Island and provide comments early in the project planning process. The meeting will be held in an open house format and will not include a scheduled presentation. The public is invited to visit at any point in the scheduled time to review the materials and comment.
The meeting will be open to the public. Comments regarding potential issues and concerns, alternatives, potential environmental impacts, and mitigation strategies that should be considered during the planning process are welcome. Comments can be provided at the meeting, by mail or online. Persons who wish to mail a written statement or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Superintendent Bruce Jacobson at (617) 2238667. To provide comments online, please go to the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) Web site at: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/BOHA and follow the appropriate links to Georges IslandEvaluate and Design Hub Island Pier.
Commentators are asked to please note that their entire comment including any personal identifying information, such as addresses, phone numbers, and email addressesmay be made publicly available at any time. While reviewers can ask the NPS in their comment to withhold personal identifying information from public review, the NPS cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so.
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council,
The Advisory Council was appointed by the
Director of National Park Service pursuant to Public Law 104333. The
28 members represent business, educational/cultural, community and
environmental entities; municipalities surrounding Boston Harbor;
Boston Harbor advocates; and Native American interests. The purpose of
the Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Boston Harbor
Islands Partnership with respect to the development and implementation
of a management plan and the operations of the Boston Harbor Islands NRA.
Dated: October 15, 2008.
Superintendent, Boston Harbor Islands NRA.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Superintendent Bruce Jacobson, (617) 2238667.