A comment period for this project closes Oct 19, 2021:
Days, Hours, Min.
October 5, 2021 NCMAC Meeting
Date Start Time End Time Location
Oct 5, 2021 1:00 PM 4:00 PM Virtual - Zoom
Washington, District of Columbia

The National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission (the Commission) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, October 5, at 1:00 p.m. Due to Covid-19 protocols, the meeting will be hosted virtually. Attendees can register and receive the Zoom link for the meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lWDN0JNCS52xnnXIiEaqvQ

The Commission will review:
• H.R. 4009, to authorize the Georgetown African American Historic Landmark Project and Tour to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs,
• S. 2571, the Flying Tiger Flight 739 Act, to provide for the inclusion on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall of the names of the soldiers who died on Flying Tiger Flight 739 on March 16, 1962,
• Texas Legation Memorial site selection,
• Fallen Journalists Memorial site selection,
• First Infantry Division Memorial modification design,
• Amendments to Commission bylaws regarding DC Commemorative Works applications (tentative).

The Commission was established by Public Law 99-652, the Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. Chapter 89 et seq.), to advise the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Administrator of the General Services Administration (the Administrator) on policy and procedures for establishment of (and proposals to establish) commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs, as well as such other matters as it may deem appropriate concerning commemorative works. The Commission examines each memorial proposal for conformance to the Commemorative Works Act and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator and to Members and Committees of Congress. The Commission also serves as a source of information for persons seeking to establish memorials in Washington, DC, and its environs.

The members of the Commission are as follows:
Director, National Park Service (Chairman)
Chairman, National Capital Planning Commission
Architect of the Capitol
Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission
Chairman, Commission of Fine Arts
Mayor of the District of Columbia
Administrator, General Services Administration
Secretary of Defense

Meeting Directions/Instructions:
The meeting will be open to the public. Please contact the NCMAC Secretary, Beth Porter by email at beth_porter@nps.gov for the following:
• Any questions concerning the agenda topics or meeting arrangements
• Filing a written statement in response to the meeting agenda items
• Providing oral testimony at the meeting

A comment period will be open for 14 days from October 5 - 19, 2021. To submit a comment, visit: https://parkplanning.nps.gov/NCMACOct2021

Note: Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment - including your personal identifying information - may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.