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IWUB Request for Nominations

IWUB Request for Nominations

July 31, 2018: Federal Register      If you’re having trouble viewing this, you may see it online

Inland Waterways Users Board; Request for Nominations

The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to request nominations to serve as representatives on the Inland Waterways Users Board, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Section 302 of Public Law 99-662 established the Inland Waterways Users Board. The Board is an independent Federal advisory committee. The Secretary of the Army appoints its 11 (eleven) representative organizations. This notice is to solicit nominations for seven (7) appointments for terms that will begin by May 28, 2019.

ADDRESSES:

Institute for Water Resources, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,

ATTN: Mr. Mark R. Pointon, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for the Inland Waterways Users Board, CEIWR-GM

7701 Telegraph Road, Casey Building

Alexandria, VA 22315-3868

by telephone at 703-428-6438

email at Mark.Pointon@usace.army.mil.

Selection. Representative organizations are to be selected from the spectrum of commercial carriers and shippers using the inland and intracoastal waterways, to represent geographical regions, and to be representative of waterborne commerce as determined by commodity ton-miles and tonnage statistics.

Service. The Board is required to meet at least semi-annually to develop and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on waterways construction and major rehabilitation priorities and spending levels for commercial navigation improvements and report its recommendations annually to the Secretary and Congress.

Deadline for nominations is September 15, 2018.

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/07/31/2018-16329/inland-waterways-users-board-request-for-nominations?utm_campaign=subscription%20mailing%20list&utm_source=federalregister.gov&utm_medium=email

Aimee Andres, AMPE
Executive Director