NTIA public meeting on American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

From the Federal Register…

Notice: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Broadband Initiatives
AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce; Rural Development, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Federal Communications Commission

ACTION: Joint Notice of Public Meeting

SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will host a public meeting on March 10, 2009, in connection with the Broadband Initiatives funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,Public Law No. 111-5.

DATES: The meeting will be held on March 10, 2009, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Auditorium, Washington, D.C. (Please enter at 14th Street.) The disability accessible entrance is located at the 14th Street Aquarium Entrance. The meeting location is subject to change. Any change in the location will be posted on NTIA’s website (www.ntia.doc.gov) prior to the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding the meeting, contact Barbara Brown, NTIA,at (202) 482-4374 or bbrown@ntia.doc.gov or Mary Campanola, Rural Development, at (202)-720-8822 or mary.campanola@usda.gov or Christi Shewman, FCC, at (202) 418-1686 or christi.shewman@fcc.gov.

The public meeting agenda and information about the new program will be available at NTIA’s website at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants, Rural Development’s website at http://www.usda.gov/rurdev, and the FCC’s website at http://www.fcc.gov.  This will be the first of several Public Meetings.

Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Members of the public will have an opportunity to ask questions at the meeting. The meeting will be streamed on the Web with captions and the archive will be made available on NTIA’s website at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/broadbandgrants and Rural Development’s website at http://www.usda/rurdev.

I plan to watch as it steams; if not I’ll watch the archive and post notes.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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