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The Board of the First Responder Network Authority will convene a meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee of the FirstNet Authority Board that will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx on August 15, 2019.

Join the meeting!

Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll free 1-888-324-6860 and using passcode 2951211.

To view the slide presentation, click here and enter Conference Number: PWXW9353101 and Audience Passcode: 2951211.

DATE:

A combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be held on August 15, 2019, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx only from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT.

JOIN THE MEETING

The combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be conducted via teleconference and WebEx only. Members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll free 1-888-324-6860 and using passcode 2951211. To view the slide presentation, the public may visit the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join/​ and enter Conference Number: PWXW9353101 and Audience Passcode: 2951211. Alternatively, members of the public may view the slide presentation by directly visiting the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join.php?​i=​PWXW9353101&​p=​2951211&​t=​c.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Karen Miller-Kuwana, Board Secretary
FirstNet Authority
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S 243
Reston, VA 20192
Telephone: (571) 665-6177
Email: Karen.Miller-Kuwana@firstnet.gov. 

Please direct media inquiries to Ryan Oremland at (571) 665-6186.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

This notice informs the public that the FirstNet Authority Board and Board Committees will convene an open public meeting on August 15, 2019.

The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (47 U.S.C. 1401 et seq.) (“the Act”) established FirstNet as an independent authority within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration that is headed by a Board. The Act directs FirstNet to ensure the building, deployment, and operation of a nationwide, interoperable public safety broadband network. The FirstNet Board is responsible for making strategic decisions regarding FirstNet’s operations. The FirstNet Board held its first public meeting on September 25, 2012.
FirstNet will post a detailed agenda for the combined meeting of the Board Committees and Board meeting on its website, https://www.firstnet.gov, prior to the meetings. The agenda topics are subject to change. Please note that the subjects that will be discussed by the Board Committees and the Board may involve commercial or financial information that is privileged or confidential or other legal matters affecting FirstNet. As such, the Board Committee Chairs and Board Chair may call for a vote to close the meetings only for the time necessary to preserve the confidentiality of such information, pursuant to 47 U.S.C. 1424(e)(2).
Times and Dates of Meeting: A combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be held on August 15, 2019, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be open to the public via teleconference and WebEx from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT. The times listed above are subject to change. Please refer to the FirstNet Authority's website at www.firstnet.gov for the most up-to-date information. Place: The combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee will be conducted via teleconference and WebEx.

The combined meeting of the FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee is open to the public via teleconference and WebEx only. On the date and time of the meeting, members of the public may listen to the meeting by dialing toll free 1-888-324-6860 and using passcode 2951211. To view the slide presentation, the public may visit the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join/​ and enter Conference Number: PWXW9353101 and Audience Passcode: 2951211. Alternatively, members of the public may view the slide presentation by directly visiting the URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join.php?​i=​PWXW9353101&​p=​2951211&​t=​c.

If you experience technical difficulty, please contact the Conferencing Center customer service at 1-866-900-1011. Public access will be limited to listen-only. Due to the limited number of ports, attendance via teleconference will be on a first-come, first-served basis. The FirstNet Authority Board and the Finance Committee Meeting is accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to notify Ms. Miller-Kuwana by telephone (571) 665-6177 or email at Karen.Miller-Kuwana@firstnet.gov at least five (5) business days before the applicable meeting.

Records: FirstNet maintains records of all Board proceedings. Minutes of the Board Meeting and the Committee meetings will be available at http://www.firstnet.gov.