[Ncep.list.grouptravel] REMINDER: ACTION: Group Travel for 2017 AMS WASHINGTON FORUM - May 2-4, 2017 - Due by COB Tomorrow, Friday, April 14
Genene Fisher - NOAA Federal
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
Thu Apr 13 13:19:30 UTC 2017
Reminder that all attendees (even local) of the AMS Washington Forum, must
fill out the spreadsheet below by tomorrow, April 14.
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From: Carla Wallace - NOAA Federal <carla.wallace at noaa.gov>
Date: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 9:12 AM
Subject: REMINDER: ACTION: Group Travel for 2017 AMS WASHINGTON FORUM - May
2-4, 2017 - Due by COB Tomorrow, Friday, April 14
This is a reminder, if you are planning to attend the 2017 AMS Washington
Forum, May 2-4, 2017 in Washington, D.C., please use this google
fill out your travel information.
*Your response is needed by COB Tomorrow, Friday, April 14.*
For more information about the forum, please visit 2017 AMS Washington Forum
*The following are pointers regarding some of the information that must be
entered onto the google spreadsheet:*
- MEALS AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES (M&IE): The Federal per-diem allowance
is $69/day. M&IE must include deductions for the first and last day of
travel (allow only 75% of M&IE for each day).
- PAYMENT METHOD: Conference registration fee include meals: Tuesday,
May 2, dinner (deduct $31 from M&IE); Tuesday - Thursday, May 2-4,
breakfast (deduct $16 x 3 = $48 from M&IE) and Tuesday - Thursday, May 2-4,
lunch (deduct $17 x 3 = $51 from M&IE). The employee’s Federal travel card
must be used to pay the registration fee. (The purchase card should NOT be
used). Employees may register for the conference only after the conference
package is approved by DOC.
- LODGING: The Federal per diem lodging rate is $242/day for Washington,
D.C. and lodging state tax is exempt. When selecting lodging, Federal
employees are required to use the FedRooms website to identify hotels in
the area that have agreed to discounted rates through GSA. If no rooms are
available via FedRooms, or no rooms are available at or below the allowable
lodging rate, then an explanatory note must be included as described
below. Hotel rooms can be booked now, provided the amount is fully
- GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Include rental car and/or POV mileage. POV
mileage rate is $0.54/mile for automobiles.
- MISCELLANEOUS COSTS: Be sure to concisely list the basis for all
miscellaneous fees. Miscellaneous costs include for example, “taxi,
parking, ATM, and baggage fees
- TRAVEL DATES: If your travel dates are before or extend after the
conference end, it is important to explain why. Please provide a concise
explanation in the last column of the google document. (i.e., attend
meeting at local NOAA office, etc.).
If you have questions, feel free to contact me.
*Carla M. Wallace*
Business Operations Manager
National Weather Service
Office: (301) 427-9302
carla.wallace at noaa.gov
Genene Fisher, PhD
National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)
genene.fisher at noaa.gov
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