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DOT - 29131 - Advisory Committee on Synthesis and Assessment, Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure, Gulf Coast Study - Agency Authority
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameAdvisory Committee on Synthesis and Assessment, Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure, Gulf Coast StudyAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2008Committee Number29131
Original Establishment Date6/6/2006Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date6/5/2008Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date6/6/2006Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter6/6/2008Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date6/5/2008Designated Federal Officer First Name*Mike
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityReport complete/FAC terminated under Ag. AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Savonis
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 366-2080
Effective Date Of Authority*6/6/2006Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-366-xxxx
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*mike.savonis@dot.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The committee provides technical advice and recommendations to DOT. The committee provides perspectives on the implementation and refinement of the study approach; provides expert guidance on transportation-sector information needs and potential climate change impacts; reviews the synthesis of climate data, status and trends analyses, and scientific literature relevant to the project; and reviews and comments on data products and preliminary findings at the request of DOT to help develop the S&A Draft Product Report.
How is membership balanced?*The committee is comprised on 14 members representing scientists, educators, experts, and representatives of state and local governments and other organizations engaged in transportation decision-making and related matters.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee will meet at least once, but additional meetings may be called as deemed necessary by the DFO to fulfill its purpose. The members will meet to discuss the study design, research methodology, data sources and quality, and study findings of the S&A Draft Product.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The committee is necessary to assist DOT in developing a draft CCSP Synthesis and Assessment Product.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings will be open to the public, except as provided under FACA.
Recommendation RemarksThe Gulf Coast Study FAC has completed its work and the report has been issued by the Climate Change Science Program.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchYesAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNA
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNANumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNAGrants Review CommentNA
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations Comment0Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNAAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented Comment0Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback Comment*NANarrative Description*Provide expert guidance on transportation-sector information needs and potential climate change impacts.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$30,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$50,000.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$80,000.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

No interest areas selected for this committee.
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-012004Advisory Committee on Synthesis and Assessment, Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure, Gulf Coast Study2007
 COM-012809Advisory Committee on Synthesis and Assessment, Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Transportation Systems and Infrastructure, Gulf Coast Study2006