Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee: Call for Nominations, 46535-46536 [05-15814]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 10, 2005 / Notices collected to determine whether an increase is warranted. Agency form numbers, if applicable: None. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 5,600. The number of respondents is 140, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is 40 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: This is an extension of a currently approved collection. National Heritage Corridor Commission, One Depot Square, Woonsocket, RI 02895, tel.: (401) 762-0250. Further information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Larry Gall, Interim Executive Director of the Commission at the aforementioned address. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., chapter 35, as amended. Bureau of Land Management Dated: August 1, 2005. Frank L. Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E5–4332 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] [UT–030–05–1610–PH–241A] Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations for members of the Grand StaircaseEscalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENM–MAC). Office of the Secretary Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission: Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given in accordance with section 552b of Title 5, United States Code, that a meeting of the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2005. The Commission was established pursuant to Public Law 99–647. The purpose of the Commission is to assist Federal, State and local authorities in the development and implementation of an integrated resource management plan for those lands and waters within the Corridor. The meeting will convene on September 15, 2005 at 7 p.m. at Heritage Hall, 101 Green Street, Slatersville, RI 02876 for the following reasons: 1. Approval of Minutes. 2. Chairman’s Report. 3. Executive Director’s Report. 4. Financial Budget. 5. Public Input. It is anticipated that about twenty-five people will be able to attend the session in addition to the Commission members. Interested persons may make oral or written presentations to the Commission or file written statements. Such requests should be made prior to the meeting to: Larry Gall, Interim Executive Director, John H. Chafee, Blackstone River Valley Jkt 205001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 15:02 Aug 09, 2005 BILLING CODE 4310–RK–P Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee: Call for Nominations BILLING CODE 4210–27–P VerDate jul<14>2003 Larry Gall, Interim Executive Director, BRVNHCC. [FR Doc. 05–15795 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for five members of the Grand StaircaseEscalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENM–MAC). The GSENM–MAC provides advice and recommendations to GSENM on science issues and the achievement of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Management Plan objectives. GSENM will receive public nominations until September 26, 2005. DATES: A completed nomination form and accompanying nomination letters must be received at the address listed below no later than September 26, 2005. ADDRESSES: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Headquarters Office, 190 East Center, Kanab, Utah 84741. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allysia Angus, Landscape Architect / Land Use Planner, Grand StaircaseEscalante National Monument Headquarters Office, 190 East Center, Kanab, Utah 84741; phone (435) 644– 4388, or e-mail allysia_angus@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of the Interior established the GSENM–MAXC pursuant to section 309 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1739) and in conformity with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). The Secretary appoints persons to the GSENM–MAC who are representatives of the various PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46535 major citizens interests pertaining to land use planning and management of the lands under BLM management in the GSENM. This notice, published pursuant to 43 CFR 1784.4–1 and in accordance with the Approved Management Plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (February 2000), requests the public to submit nominations for candidates who, if appointed, will replace the present incumbents of five, three-year terms on the GSENM-MAC that are scheduled to expire in September, 2005.05. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more persons to serve on the GSENM–MAC. Individuals may nominate themselves for GSENM–MAC membership. Nomination forms may be obtained from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Headquarters Office, (address listed above). To make a nomination, submit to the Headquarters Office a letter of nomination, a completed nomination form, letters of reference from persons or organizations associated with the interest represented by the candidate, candidates and any other information that speaks to the candidate’s qualifications. Nominations may be made for the following categories of interest: • A member with expertise in wildlife biology, to represent the wildlife biology community; • A member with expertise in social science, to represent the social science community; • A representative of State or tribal government; • An educator, to represent the educational community; and • A representative of the environmental community. The specific category the candidate would be representing should be identified in the letter of nomination and in the nomination form. The BLM Utah State Director and the Manager, GSENM, will review the nomination forms and letters of reference. The BLM State Director shall confer with the Governor of the State of Utah on potential nominations. The BLM State Director will then forward recommended nominations to the Secretary of the Interior, who is responsible for making the appointments. Each GSENM–MAC member will be a person who, as a result of training and experience, has knowledge or special expertise which qualifies him or her to provide advice from among the categories of interest listed above. There are fifteen members of the GSENM–MAC. Members are appointed E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 46536 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 10, 2005 / Notices for terms of three years. The current terms for the Wildlife Biology, Social Science, State or tribal government, Educator, and Environmental positions will expire September 2005. The new appointments to these five positions will begin no earlier than September 2005 and will end September 2008. Members will serve without monetary compensation, but will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses at current rates for Government employees. The Committee will meet at least twice a year. Additional meetings may be called by the Designated Federal Officer. Dated: May 13, 2005. Dave Hunsaker, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Manager. [FR Doc. 05–15814 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: August 5, 2005. Lewis M. Brown, District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–15883 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management [ID–400–1120–PH] Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4310–GG–M Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:02 Aug 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows: 1. Public Land Order No. 6761 (55 FR 862, January 10, 1990), which withdrew 378.84 acres of public lands to protect the Windy Gap Archaeological Site, is hereby modified to allow for disposal of the lands by exchange in accordance with Section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, as amended, 43 U.S.C. 1716 (2000). 2. The lands referenced in Paragraph 1 are hereby made available for exchange in accordance with Section 206 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1716 (2000), subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable law. Dated: July 19, 2005. Rebecca W. Watson, Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–15816 Filed 8–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CO–930–1430–ET; COC–34653] 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) Coeur d’Alene District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: September 8 and 9, 2005. During the afternoon of September 8, the RAC members will stop at several field locations along the Lower Salmon River south of Cottonwood, Idaho. On September 9th the RAC will hold a meeting at the Salmon River Rapids Lodge located at 1010 S. Main St. in Riggins, Idaho. The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to about 10 a.m., after which the RAC will make field visits to several locations in the Riggins area. The public comment period will be from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on September 9, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Snook, RAC Coordinator, BLM Coeur d’Alene District, 1808 N. Third Street, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814 or telephone (208) 769–5004. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15member Council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Land Management, on a variety of SUMMARY: planning and management issues associated with public land management in Idaho. Agenda items for this meeting include: The Lower Salmon River proposed mineral withdrawal, invasive species, noxious weeds, and weed treatments. Reports or updates on current issues will include the OHV Task Force, Salmon River trail, accessibility issues, and Resource Management Plans for the Coeur d’Alene and Cottonwood Field Offices. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the Council. Each formal Council meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact the BLM as provided above. Public Land Order No. 7642; Modification of Public Land Order No. 6761; Colorado Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Public land order. Bureau of Land Management [CO–930–1430–ET; COC–67064] Public Land Order No. 7641; Transfer of Jurisdiction, Baca National Wildlife Refuge; CO ACTION: AGENCY: SUMMARY: This order modifies Public Land Order No. 6761, which withdrew lands for the protection of archaeological sites, to allow for disposal by exchange. This action will open the lands to exchange only. DATES: Effective August 10, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris E. Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215–7076, 303– 239–3706. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands have been and will remain open to mineral leasing. The lands containing archaeological values will not be exchanged until the sites have been mitigated. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management. Public land order. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This order transfers administrative jurisdiction of 1,178.57 acres of surface and mineral estate and 3,991.40 acres of reserved Federal mineral estate from the Bureau of Land Management to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for addition to and administration as part of the Baca National Wildlife Refuge. The transfer of jurisdiction is authorized by Section 8(a) of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–530). DATES: Effective August 10, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris Chelius, BLM Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, Colorado 80215–7093, 303– 239–3713. Order By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 8 of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Act of 2000, Public Law 106–530, it is ordered as follows: E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 153 (Wednesday, August 10, 2005)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 05-15814]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[UT-030-05-1610-PH-241A]


Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee: 
Call for Nominations

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

ACTION: Notice of call for nominations for members of the Grand 
Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENM-MAC).

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations 
for five members of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 
Advisory Committee (GSENM-MAC). The GSENM-MAC provides advice and 
recommendations to GSENM on science issues and the achievement of Grand 
Staircase-Escalante National Monument Management Plan objectives. GSENM 
will receive public nominations until September 26, 2005.

DATES: A completed nomination form and accompanying nomination letters 
must be received at the address listed below no later than September 
26, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Headquarters 
Office, 190 East Center, Kanab, Utah 84741.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allysia Angus, Landscape Architect / 
Land Use Planner, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 
Headquarters Office, 190 East Center, Kanab, Utah 84741; phone (435) 
644-4388, or e-mail allysia_angus@blm.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary of the Interior established 
the GSENM-MAXC pursuant to section 309 of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1739) and in conformity with the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). The Secretary 
appoints persons to the GSENM-MAC who are representatives of the 
various major citizens interests pertaining to land use planning and 
management of the lands under BLM management in the GSENM. This notice, 
published pursuant to 43 CFR 1784.4-1 and in accordance with the 
Approved Management Plan for the Grand Staircase-Escalante National 
Monument (February 2000), requests the public to submit nominations for 
candidates who, if appointed, will replace the present incumbents of 
five, three-year terms on the GSENM-MAC that are scheduled to expire in 
September, 2005.05. Any individual or organization may nominate one or 
more persons to serve on the GSENM-MAC. Individuals may nominate 
themselves for GSENM-MAC membership.
    Nomination forms may be obtained from the Grand Staircase-Escalante 
National Monument Headquarters Office, (address listed above). To make 
a nomination, submit to the Headquarters Office a letter of nomination, 
a completed nomination form, letters of reference from persons or 
organizations associated with the interest represented by the 
candidate, candidates and any other information that speaks to the 
candidate's qualifications.
    Nominations may be made for the following categories of interest:
     A member with expertise in wildlife biology, to represent 
the wildlife biology community;
     A member with expertise in social science, to represent 
the social science community;
     A representative of State or tribal government;
     An educator, to represent the educational community; and
     A representative of the environmental community.
    The specific category the candidate would be representing should be 
identified in the letter of nomination and in the nomination form. The 
BLM Utah State Director and the Manager, GSENM, will review the 
nomination forms and letters of reference. The BLM State Director shall 
confer with the Governor of the State of Utah on potential nominations. 
The BLM State Director will then forward recommended nominations to the 
Secretary of the Interior, who is responsible for making the 
appointments.
    Each GSENM-MAC member will be a person who, as a result of training 
and experience, has knowledge or special expertise which qualifies him 
or her to provide advice from among the categories of interest listed 
above.
    There are fifteen members of the GSENM-MAC. Members are appointed

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for terms of three years. The current terms for the Wildlife Biology, 
Social Science, State or tribal government, Educator, and Environmental 
positions will expire September 2005. The new appointments to these 
five positions will begin no earlier than September 2005 and will end 
September 2008.
    Members will serve without monetary compensation, but will be 
reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses at current rates for 
Government employees. The Committee will meet at least twice a year. 
Additional meetings may be called by the Designated Federal Officer.

    Dated: May 13, 2005.
Dave Hunsaker,
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Manager.
[FR Doc. 05-15814 Filed 8-9-05; 8:45 am]
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