Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils, 10672-10673 [05-4260]

Download as PDF 10672 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 42 / Friday, March 4, 2005 / Notices Dated: February 14, 2005. Marshall Jones, Jr., Deputy Director, Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 05–3841 Filed 3–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–M DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–820–1430–EQ and COC 68264] Notice of Realty Action, Temporary Access Restriction and Closure of Public Land Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Public access to the following lands in San Juan County, Colorado, has been temporarily restricted and partially closed to public use under federal regulations at Title 43 Code of Federal Regulations § 8364.1. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charlie Higby, BLM Realty Specialist, (970) 385–1374; San Juan Public Lands Center, 15 Burnett Court, Durango, Colorado 81301. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A portion of federal lands within sections 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, of protracted Township 42 N., R.7 W., New Mexico Principal Meridian, further described as the SOLRC boundary. Access to the BLM public lands south of San Juan County Road # 52, will be restricted to the travel route along San Juan County Road # 52. The public lands accessed by this route are located approximately 1.7 miles south of the intersection of San Juan County Roads # 52 and # 110 in Colorado Basin. This location provides access to the area south of the BLM access point sign south towards Storm Peak only; this is the north face of Storm Peak. With the exception of County Road #52, the public lands north of the BLM access sign (towards Gladstone) are closed to public access. The San Juan County Road # 52 access route is restricted to the roadway at all times until reaching the BLM public land access point. The seasonal access restriction and closure to the public lands will continue until June 15, 2005. The following entities are exempt from the access restriction, however, their entry into the closure area must be coordinated with SOLRC to ensure that conditions for access are safe: • Any Federal, State or local officer, or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in performance of an official duty; VerDate jul<14>2003 19:07 Mar 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 • Private property owners in the act of accessing their property; • Other entities authorized under special-use permit by the BLM, including Core Mountain Enterprises, dba as SOLRC. The access closure is necessary to protect the public health and safety during periods of avalanche and snow data collection work as authorized under BLM permit COC 68264. Any person who fails to comply with a closure or restricted use order issued under this subpart may be subject to penalties provided for at U.S.C. 3571, including a fine not to exceed $100,000 and/or imprisonment not to exceed 1 year. This action has been coordinated with the San Juan County Commissioners. Howard Sargent, Acting Center Manager, San Juan Public Lands Center. [FR Doc. 05–4165 Filed 3–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO640 1020 PF 24 1A] Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Resource Advisory Council call for nominations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RACs) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within their geographic areas. BLM will consider public nominations for 45 days after the publication date of this notice. DATES: Send all nominations to the appropriate BLM State Office by no later than April 18, 2005. ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the locations to send your nominations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Wilson Gore, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Intergovernmental Affairs, 1849 C Street, MS–LS–406, Washington, DC 20240; 202–452–0377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1730) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to select 10 to 15 member citizen-based advisory councils that are consistent with the requirements of Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by the FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR 1784.b. These include three categories: Category One—Holders of federal grazing permits and representatives of energy and mineral development, timber industry, transportation or rightsof-way, off-highway vehicle use, and commercial recreation; Category Two—Representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic interests, dispersed recreation, and wild horse and burro groups; Category Three—Holders of State, county or local elected office, employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural resources, academicians involved in natural sciences, representatives of Indian tribes, and the public-at-large. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State or States in which the RAC has jurisdiction. BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and experience and their knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decisionmaking. The following must accompany all nominations: —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations, —A completed background information nomination form, —Any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, with specifics about the number and categories of member positions available for each RAC in the State. Nominations for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below. Alaska Alaska RAC Danielle Allen, Alaska State Office, BLM, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513, (907) 271– 3335. E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 42 / Friday, March 4, 2005 / Notices 10673 Arizona Montana and Dakotas DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Arizona RAC Eastern Montana RAC Deborah Stevens, Arizona State Office, BLM, 222 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–2203, (602) 417–9215. Mary Apple, Montana State Office, BLM, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59107–6800, (406) 896– 5258. California Central Montana RAC Office of the Deputy Attorney General; Guidance on the Application of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 to Current and Retired Department of Justice Law Enforcement Officers Central California RAC Deane Swickard, Folsom Field Office, BLM, 63 Natoma Street, Folsom, California 95630, (916) 985–4474. Kaylene Patten, Lewistown Field Office, BLM, Airport Road, P.O. Box 1160, Lewistown, Montana 59457, (406) 538–1957. Northeastern California RAC Western Montana RAC Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, Susanville, California 96130, (530) 257–0456. Marilyn Krause, Butte Field Office, BLM, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, Montana 59701–3388, (406) 533– 7617. Northwestern California RAC Dakotas RAC Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, Susanville, California 96130, (530) 257–0456. Mary Ramsey, North Dakota Field Office, BLM, 2933 Third Avenue West, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601–2619, (701) 227–7700. Colorado Nevada Front Range RAC Mojave-Southern RAC; Northeastern Great Basin RAC; Sierra Front Northwestern RAC Ken Smith, Canon City Field Office, BLM, 3170 E. Main Street, Canon City, Colorado 81212, (719) 269–8553. Northwest RAC Melodie Lloyd, Western Slope Center, BLM, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506, (970) 244–3097. Debra Kolkman, Nevada State Office, BLM, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, Nevada 89502–7147, (775) 289– 1946. New Mexico Southwest RAC New Mexico RAC Melodie Lloyd, Western Slope Center, BLM, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506, (970) 244–3097. Idaho Theresa Herrera, New Mexico State Office, BLM, 1474 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505, (505) 438– 7517. Coeur d’Alene District RAC Oregon/Washington Stephanie Snook, Coeur d’Alene District Office, BLM 1808 North Third Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814–3407, (208) 769–5004. Idaho Falls District RAC David Howell, Idaho Falls District Office, BLM 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, (208) 524– 7559. Boise District RAC MJ Byrne, Boise District Office, BLM, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83705, (208) 384–3393. Twin Falls District RAC Sky Buffat, Twin Falls District Office, BLM, 378 Falls Avenue, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301, (208) 732–7307. VerDate jul<14>2003 19:07 Mar 03, 2005 Jkt 205001 Pam Robbins, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, OR 97208–2965, (503) 808– 6306. Utah Utah RAC Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 324 South State Street, Suite 301, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145–0155, (801) 539–4195. Dated: February 22, 2005. Kathleen Clarke, Director, Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 05–4260 Filed 3–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Department of Justice. Notice of Attorney General guidance. ACTION: SUMMARY: On January 31, 2005, the Attorney General issued a memorandum to the Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration; the Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation; the Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons; the Inspector General; and the Director, United States Marshals Service providing guidance on the application of the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 108–277, to current and retired Department of Justice law enforcement officers. This notice contains the guidance issued by the Attorney General. The guidance was issued on January 31, 2005. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Hertling, Office of Legal Policy, Department of Justice, Room 4226, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20530, telephone (202) 514–4601. You may view an electronic version of the guidance at http:// www.usdoj.gov/olp/ agmemo01312005.pdf. On July 22, 2004, the President signed the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (hereinafter, the ‘‘Act’’), Pub. L. 108– 277, 118 Stat. 865 (2004), codified at 18 U.S.C. 926B and 926C. With certain limitations and conditions, the Act exempts qualified active and retired law enforcement officers from state laws and local ordinances prohibiting the carrying of concealed weapons. On January 31, 2005, the Department of Justice issued guidance on the application of the Act for its current and retired law enforcement officers. Because other federal agencies and state and local law enforcement agencies may be interested in reviewing the Department’s guidance before issuing their own, the guidance issued by the Attorney General is contained in this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Eastern Washington RAC; John Day/ Snake RAC; Southeast Oregon RAC PO 00000 AGENCY: Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WO640 1020 PF 24 1A]


Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Resource Advisory Council call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations 
for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils 
(RACs) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide 
advice and recommendations to BLM on land use planning and management 
of the public lands within their geographic areas. BLM will consider 
public nominations for 45 days after the publication date of this 
notice.

DATES: Send all nominations to the appropriate BLM State Office by no 
later than April 18, 2005.

ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the locations to send your 
nominations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Wilson Gore, U.S. Department 
of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Intergovernmental Affairs, 
1849 C Street, MS-LS-406, Washington, DC 20240; 202-452-0377.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1730) directs the Secretary of the Interior to 
involve the public in planning and issues related to management of 
lands administered by BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary 
to select 10 to 15 member citizen-based advisory councils that are 
consistent with the requirements of Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA). As required by the FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and 
representative of the various interests concerned with the management 
of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR 
1784.b. These include three categories:
    Category One--Holders of federal grazing permits and 
representatives of energy and mineral development, timber industry, 
transportation or rights-of-way, off-highway vehicle use, and 
commercial recreation;
    Category Two--Representatives of nationally or regionally 
recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic 
interests, dispersed recreation, and wild horse and burro groups;
    Category Three--Holders of State, county or local elected office, 
employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural 
resources, academicians involved in natural sciences, representatives 
of Indian tribes, and the public-at-large.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be 
residents of the State or States in which the RAC has jurisdiction. BLM 
will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and 
experience and their knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. 
Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource 
decisionmaking. The following must accompany all nominations:
--Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations,
--A completed background information nomination form,
--Any other information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications.
    Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press 
releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, 
with specifics about the number and categories of member positions 
available for each RAC in the State. Nominations for RACs should be 
sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below.

Alaska

Alaska RAC
Danielle Allen, Alaska State Office, BLM, 222 West 7th Avenue, 
13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513, (907) 271-3335.

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Arizona

Arizona RAC
Deborah Stevens, Arizona State Office, BLM, 222 N. Central Avenue, 
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-2203, (602) 417-9215.

California

Central California RAC
Deane Swickard, Folsom Field Office, BLM, 63 Natoma Street, Folsom, 
California 95630, (916) 985-4474.
Northeastern California RAC
Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, 
Susanville, California 96130, (530) 257-0456.
Northwestern California RAC
Jeff Fontana, Eagle Lake Field Office, BLM, 2950 Riverside Drive, 
Susanville, California 96130, (530) 257-0456.

Colorado

Front Range RAC
Ken Smith, Canon City Field Office, BLM, 3170 E. Main Street, Canon 
City, Colorado 81212, (719) 269-8553.
Northwest RAC
Melodie Lloyd, Western Slope Center, BLM, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, 
Colorado 81506, (970) 244-3097.
Southwest RAC
Melodie Lloyd, Western Slope Center, BLM, 2815 H Road, Grand Junction, 
Colorado 81506, (970) 244-3097.

Idaho

Coeur d'Alene District RAC
Stephanie Snook, Coeur d'Alene District Office, BLM 1808 North Third 
Street, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-3407, (208) 769-5004.
Idaho Falls District RAC
David Howell, Idaho Falls District Office, BLM 1405 Hollipark Drive, 
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401, (208) 524-7559.
Boise District RAC
MJ Byrne, Boise District Office, BLM, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, 
Idaho 83705, (208) 384-3393.
Twin Falls District RAC
Sky Buffat, Twin Falls District Office, BLM, 378 Falls Avenue, Twin 
Falls, Idaho 83301, (208) 732-7307.

Montana and Dakotas

Eastern Montana RAC
Mary Apple, Montana State Office, BLM, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, 
Montana 59107-6800, (406) 896-5258.
Central Montana RAC
Kaylene Patten, Lewistown Field Office, BLM, Airport Road, P.O. Box 
1160, Lewistown, Montana 59457, (406) 538-1957.
Western Montana RAC
Marilyn Krause, Butte Field Office, BLM, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, 
Montana 59701-3388, (406) 533-7617.
Dakotas RAC
Mary Ramsey, North Dakota Field Office, BLM, 2933 Third Avenue West, 
Dickinson, North Dakota 58601-2619, (701) 227-7700.

Nevada

Mojave-Southern RAC; Northeastern Great Basin RAC; Sierra Front 
Northwestern RAC
Debra Kolkman, Nevada State Office, BLM, 1340 Financial Boulevard, 
Reno, Nevada 89502-7147, (775) 289-1946.

New Mexico

New Mexico RAC
Theresa Herrera, New Mexico State Office, BLM, 1474 Rodeo Road, Santa 
Fe, New Mexico 87505, (505) 438-7517.

Oregon/Washington

Eastern Washington RAC; John Day/Snake RAC; Southeast Oregon RAC
Pam Robbins, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. Box 
2965, Portland, OR 97208-2965, (503) 808-6306.

Utah

Utah RAC
Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 324 South State Street, Suite 301, 
P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, Utah 84145-0155, (801) 539-4195.

    Dated: February 22, 2005.
Kathleen Clarke,
Director, Bureau of Land Management.
[FR Doc. 05-4260 Filed 3-3-05; 8:45 am]
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