Title:Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program-Grant Application Supplemental Information.
Type of Information Collection:Revision of a currently approved collection.
OMB Number:OMB No. 1660-0054.
FEMA Forms:FEMA Form 080-2, AFG Application (General Questions and Narrative); FEMA Form 080-2a, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Vehicle Applicants; FEMA Form 080-2b, Activity Specific Questions for AFG Operations and Safety Applications; FEMA Form 080-3, Activity Specific Questions for Fire Prevention and Safety Applicants; FEMA Form 080-3a, Fire Prevention and Safety; and FEMA Form 080-3b, Research and Development.
Abstract:The FEMA forms for this collection are used to objectively evaluate each of the anticipated applicants to determine which applicants' submission in each of the AFG activities are close to the established program priorities. FEMA also uses the information to determine eligibility and whether the proposed use of funds meets the requirements and intent of AFG legislation.
Affected Public:State, Local or Tribal Government, and Not-for-profit institutions.
Number of Respondents:48,500.
Number of Responses:48,500.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:212,975.
Estimated Cost:There are no recordkeeping, capital, start-up or maintenance costs associated with this information collection.
Comments may be submitted as indicated in theADDRESSEScaption above. Comments are solicited to (a) evaluate whether the proposed data collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
Dated: September 5, 2012.
Charlene D. Myrthil,
Director, Records Management Division, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.