Establishment of the Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council, 20169-20170 [05-7711]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 73 / Monday, April 18, 2005 / Notices South Coast Field Office at 690 West Garnet Avenue, or the National Monument Visitor Center at 51–500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, California 92260. DATES: Submit completed nominations, to the address listed below no later than 60 days after the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Advisory Committee Nominations, Attn: National Monument Manager, c/o Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs—South Coast Field Office, P.O. Box 581260, North Palm Springs, California 92258–1260. Telephone, Fax, and E-Mail: (Phone) (760) 251–4804; (fax) (760) 251–4899; (e-mail) ca_srsj_nm@ca.blm.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Frank Mowry, Writer-Editor, Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument, (760) 251–4822. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As directed by the Act, the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture have jointly established an advisory committee for the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument. The National Monument Advisory Committee’s purpose is to advise the Secretaries with respect to the implementation of the National Monument Management Plan. The National Monument Advisory Committee meets several times a year. Their purpose is to gather and analyze information, conduct studies and field examinations, hear public testimony, ascertain facts, and, in an advisory capacity only, develop recommendations concerning the implementation of the National Monument Management Plan. The designated Federal officer, or their designee, in connection with special needs for advice, may call additional meetings as necessary. In accordance with the National Monument Advisory Committee Charter, any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the National Monument Advisory Committee. Individuals may nominate themselves for National Monument Advisory Committee membership. To make a nomination, individuals must submit a completed nomination form; letters of reference, a recommendation from Pinyon Community Council and other community interests or organizations; and any other information explaining the nominee’s qualification, to the office listed above. Applications must be completed in full following application instructions. Note: Incorrectly VerDate jul<14>2003 16:08 Apr 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 completed or incomplete applications will be rejected. Nomination applications become the property of the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument and will not be returned. Nominations may be made for the following category of interest, as specified in the Act: • A representative of Pinyon Community Council. Nominations to the National Monument Advisory Committee should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership. Nomination forms will be available on-line through the National Monument’s Web site at http:// www.ca.blm.gov/palmsprings/ santarosa/santa _rosa _national_monument.html. Forms may be picked up in person by visiting the Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs—South Coast Field Office, 690 West Garnet Avenue, North Palm Springs, CA 92258, from the National Monument Visitor Center at 51–500 Highway 74, Palm Desert, CA 92262. Forms may be requested by telephone or fax at: (phone) (760) 251–4800; (760) 862–9984; (fax) (760) 251–4899; or in writing to the National Monument at either the BLM; or via e-mail at ca_srsj _nm@ca.blm.gov. National Monument Advisory Committee members are appointed for 3-year terms. The Secretary of the Interior will make appointments to the National Monument Advisory Committee with the concurrence of the Secretary of Agriculture. All National Monument Advisory Committee members are volunteers and serve without pay, but will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expense at the current rates for government employees under 5 U.S.C. 5703. Dated: February 17, 2005. Gail Acheson, Bureau of Land Management, Palm Springs— South Coast, Field Office Manager. Dated: February 17, 2005. Danella George, Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains, National Monument Manager. Dated: February 17, 2005. Laurie Rosenthal, District Ranger, San Jacinto Ranger District, San Bernardino National Forest. [FR Doc. 05–7710 Filed 4–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20169 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [WO–640–1020–00–241E] Establishment of the Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council—Notice of Establishment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the establishment of the Bureau of Land Management’s Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. A copy of the Council charter will be filed with the appropriate committees of Congress and the Library of Congress in accordance with Section 9(c) of FACA. The Federal Land Policy and Management Act, as amended, requires the Secretary to establish advisory councils to provide advice concerning the problems relating to land use planning and the management of public lands within the areas for which the advisory councils are established. The Council will provide representative counsel and advice to BLM on the planning and management of public lands as well as advice on public land resource issues. Council members will be residents of the State(s) in which the Council has jurisdiction and will be appointed by the Secretary. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Wilson Gore, Intergovernmental Affairs (640), Bureau of Land Management, 1620 L Street, NW., Room 406 LS, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 452–0377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with the management of the Sonoran Desert National Monument. The Council responsibilities include providing advice to BLM public land planning, management and uses of the Sonoran Desert National Monument area. The Council will consist of 12 members. Specifically, the membership will consist of representatives of various industries and interests concerned with the management, protection, and utilization of the public lands. These include (a) representatives of Native American interests; (b) a representative of dispersed recreation; (c) a representative of mechanized recreation; (d) a representative of the of State of E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1 20170 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 73 / Monday, April 18, 2005 / Notices Arizona, recommended by the Governor; (e) a representative of environmental interests; (f) an elected official from a city or county in the vicinity of the Monument; (g) a holder of a livestock grazing permit or a representative of permittees on the allotments within the Monument area; (h) a representative of rural communities around the Monument area; (i) representatives of the sciences from among wildlife biology, archaeology, ecology, botany, history, social sciences or other applicable disciplines; and (j) representatives of county interests appointed by nominees submitted by the Supervisors of Maricopa and Pinal Counties. Membership will include individuals who have expertise, education, training, or practical experience in the planning and management of the public lands and their resources and who have knowledge of the geographical jurisdiction(s) of the Council. Certification I hereby certify that the establishment of the Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Secretary of the Interior’s responsibilities to manage the lands, resources and facilities administered by the Bureau of Land Management. Dated: March 4, 2005. Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 05–7711 Filed 4–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR San Luis Valley Information Center, 947 1st Avenue, Monte Vista, CO 81144. Self Determination Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–393). Ken SUMMARY: This notice is published in accordance with Section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Meeting notice is hereby given for the Roseburg District BLM Resource Advisory Committee pursuant to Section 205 of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act of 2000, Public Law 106–393 (the Act). Topics to be discussed by the Roseburg District BLM Resource Advisory Committee include operating procedures, evaluation criteria for projects, technical details of projects, and merits of projects. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Smith, (719) 269–8500. The 15 member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in the Royal Gorge Field Office and San Luis Valley, Colorado. Planned agenda topics on May 3 include: Manager updates on current land management issues; a travel management plan update and local land exchanges in the San Luis Valley. On May 4 the Council will tour and discuss issues at various sites included in the current travel management planning process. All meetings are open to the public. The public is encouraged to make oral comments to the Council at 1:15 a.m. on May 3 or written statements may be submitted for the Councils consideration. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. The public is also welcome to attend the field tour on May 4, however they may need to provide their own transportation. Summary minutes for the Council Meeting will be maintained in the Royal Gorge Field Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within thirty (30) days following the meeting. Meeting Minutes and agenda (10 days prior to each meeting) are also available at: www.blm.gov/rac/ co/frrac/co_fr.htm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 25, 2005. Linda McGlothlen, Acting Royal Gorge Field Manager. [FR Doc. 05–7675 Filed 4–15–05; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management [CO–200–0777–XZ–241A] Notice of Meeting, Front Range Resource Advisory Council (Colorado) BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Front Range Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held May 3, 2005 from 1 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. and will continue on May 4, 2005 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. [OR–100–6333–PH; GP2–0195] AGENCY: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:08 Apr 15, 2005 Jkt 205001 Bureau of Land Management Meetings: Resource Advisory Committees—Roseburg District AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. Meeting notices for the Roseburg District Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Committee under Section 205 of the Secure Rural Schools and Community ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Roseburg Resource Advisory Committee will meet at the BLM Roseburg District Office, 777 N.W. Garden Valley Boulevard, Roseburg, Oregon 97470, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on April 18, June 6, June 20, and June 27, and there will be a field trip on May 23, 2005. DATES: Pursuant to the Act, five Resource Advisory Committees have been formed for western Oregon BLM districts that contain Oregon & California (O&C) Grand Lands and Coos Bay Wagon Road lands. The Act establishes a six-year payment schedule to local counties in lieu of funds derived from the harvest of timber on federal lands, which have dropped dramatically over the past 10 years. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Act creates a new mechanism for local community collaboration with federal land management activities in the selection of projects to be conducted on federal lands or that will benefit resources on federal lands using funds under Title II of the Act. The Roseburg District BLM Resource Advisory Committee consists of 15 local citizens (plus 6 alternates) representing a wide array of interests. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the Roseburg District BLM Resource Advisory Committee may be obtained from Jake Winn, Roseburg District Office, 777 Garden Valley Blvd, Roseburg, Oregon 97470, or jake_winn@or.blm.gov, or on the Web at www.or.blm.gov. Dated: April 8, 2005. Jay Carlson, Roseburg District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–7679 Filed 4–15–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P E:\FR\FM\18APN1.SGM 18APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 73 (Monday, April 18, 2005)]
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[Pages 20169-20170]
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[FR Doc No: 05-7711]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

[WO-640-1020-00-241E]


Establishment of the Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory 
Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior.

ACTION: Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council--Notice of 
Establishment.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the establishment of the Bureau of Land 
Management's Sonoran Desert National Monument Advisory Council by the 
Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) in accordance with the provisions 
of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972, 5 U.S.C. 
Appendix. A copy of the Council charter will be filed with the 
appropriate committees of Congress and the Library of Congress in 
accordance with Section 9(c) of FACA.
    The Federal Land Policy and Management Act, as amended, requires 
the Secretary to establish advisory councils to provide advice 
concerning the problems relating to land use planning and the 
management of public lands within the areas for which the advisory 
councils are established. The Council will provide representative 
counsel and advice to BLM on the planning and management of public 
lands as well as advice on public land resource issues. Council members 
will be residents of the State(s) in which the Council has jurisdiction 
and will be appointed by the Secretary.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie Wilson Gore, Intergovernmental 
Affairs (640), Bureau of Land Management, 1620 L Street, NW., Room 406 
LS, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202) 452-0377.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Council is to advise the 
Secretary, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management 
issues associated with the management of the Sonoran Desert National 
Monument. The Council responsibilities include providing advice to BLM 
public land planning, management and uses of the Sonoran Desert 
National Monument area.
    The Council will consist of 12 members. Specifically, the 
membership will consist of representatives of various industries and 
interests concerned with the management, protection, and utilization of 
the public lands. These include (a) representatives of Native American 
interests; (b) a representative of dispersed recreation; (c) a 
representative of mechanized recreation; (d) a representative of the of 
State of

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Arizona, recommended by the Governor; (e) a representative of 
environmental interests; (f) an elected official from a city or county 
in the vicinity of the Monument; (g) a holder of a livestock grazing 
permit or a representative of permittees on the allotments within the 
Monument area; (h) a representative of rural communities around the 
Monument area; (i) representatives of the sciences from among wildlife 
biology, archaeology, ecology, botany, history, social sciences or 
other applicable disciplines; and (j) representatives of county 
interests appointed by nominees submitted by the Supervisors of 
Maricopa and Pinal Counties.
    Membership will include individuals who have expertise, education, 
training, or practical experience in the planning and management of the 
public lands and their resources and who have knowledge of the 
geographical jurisdiction(s) of the Council.

Certification

    I hereby certify that the establishment of the Sonoran Desert 
National Monument Advisory Council is necessary and in the public 
interest in connection with the Secretary of the Interior's 
responsibilities to manage the lands, resources and facilities 
administered by the Bureau of Land Management.

    Dated: March 4, 2005.
Gale A. Norton,
Secretary of the Interior.
[FR Doc. 05-7711 Filed 4-15-05; 8:45 am]
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