State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting, 48390 [E8-19150]

Download as PDF 48390 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 19, 2008 / Notices CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. Hillary Woods, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication I. [FR Doc. E8–19144 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–910–0777–XP–241A] State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on September 18, 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review and approval of the March 6, and June 19, 2008, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director’s update on statewide issues; Update on Solar Energy Rights-of-Way Application and Processing; Presentation on OHV Ambassadors Program; RAC questions on BLM Field Managers Rangeland Resource Team proposals; and, reports by RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on September 18, 2008, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Aug 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 designated as the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on September 18, will include review and discussion of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, REA Work Group meeting schedule and future BLM/FS recreation fee proposals. In addition, the following BLM and FS fee proposals will be discussed: (1) Paria Canyon/Coyote Buttes Recreation Area (BLM Arizona Strip District)—The BLM proposes to increase the Paria day-use permit fee from $5 per person to $6 per person, and increase the Coyote Buttes North day-use permit fee from $5 per person to $7 per person. Implementation of these new fees is proposed to begin October 1, 2008. Funds generated through recreation fees will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of Paria Canyon/ Coyote Buttes Recreation Area. (2) Half Moon Ranch and Shaw House (Coronado National Forest)—The FS is proposing to include the Half Moon Ranch and the Shaw House in the ‘‘Rooms with a View’’ Arizona Cabin Rental Program. The proposed new fee increase of $150.00 would include one night’s rental at each house. Both houses are located approximately 10 miles east of Sunsites, Arizona, and can accommodate up to 10 people and 6 horses. Rental of these houses and other facilities within the Arizona National Forest has shown that the public appreciates and enjoys the availability of historic rental facilities. Funds from the rentals will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of the Half Moon Ranch and the Shaw House. (3) Apache Maid Cabin (Coconino National Forest)—The FS proposes to make the historic Apache Maid Cabin available to the public as an overnight rental. The Apache Maid Cabin has served numerous functions ranging from a summer ranch headquarters to a Forest Service Ranger Station. The cabin has two bedrooms and a kitchen, an exterior vault toilet, a propane stove, and propane lighting. The cabin will accommodate a maximum of six people at a fee of $75/night. (4) Prescott National Forestwide Fee Proposal (Prescott National Forest)— The FS proposes to increase fees at campgrounds from $6–15 to $10–18 and day-use sites from $2–3 to $5. Fee changes would begin in 2009 and would remain the same for the next five years. The forest is also proposing to discontinue fee collection at one campground and one-day use site. Additional components of the proposal PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 include: (a) Camping fees would also include access to day-use sites across the Forest; (b) group sites would have two fee ranges: 1–50 people and 51–100 people; (c) annual passes would remain at the current price of $40; however second vehicle annual passes in the same family would increase from $5 to $10; (d) an extra vehicle charge of $5 would apply to single (up to 1 vehicle, 5 people) and double (2 vehicles, 10 people) campsites. RVs towing a car count as one vehicle; and (e) Wednesday would remain a free day at day use sites. Following the BLM/FS proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting to public comments on the fee proposals. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future RAC meetings and locations. DATES: Effective Date: September 18, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–4427, 602– 417–9504. Julie Decker, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. E8–19150 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1430–FR; WYW–171184] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Lincoln County, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 40.00 acres of public land in Lincoln County, Wyoming. The Town of Star Valley Ranch proposes to use the land for municipal and recreation purposes. DATE: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed conveyance or classification of the lands until October 2, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Kemmerer Field E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 161 (Tuesday, August 19, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-19150]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[AZ-910-0777-XP-241A]


State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona 
Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on September 18, 2008, in 
Phoenix, Arizona, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 
North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda 
items include: Review and approval of the March 6, and June 19, 2008, 
meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) 
business; BLM State Director's update on statewide issues; Update on 
Solar Energy Rights-of-Way Application and Processing; Presentation on 
OHV Ambassadors Program; RAC questions on BLM Field Managers Rangeland 
Resource Team proposals; and, reports by RAC working groups. A public 
comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on September 18, 2008, 
for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM 
programs and business.
    Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has 
been designated as the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM 
and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The 
afternoon meeting agenda on September 18, will include review and 
discussion of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group 
Report, REA Work Group meeting schedule and future BLM/FS recreation 
fee proposals. In addition, the following BLM and FS fee proposals will 
be discussed:
    (1) Paria Canyon/Coyote Buttes Recreation Area (BLM Arizona Strip 
District)--The BLM proposes to increase the Paria day-use permit fee 
from $5 per person to $6 per person, and increase the Coyote Buttes 
North day-use permit fee from $5 per person to $7 per person. 
Implementation of these new fees is proposed to begin October 1, 2008. 
Funds generated through recreation fees will be used for the continued 
operation and maintenance of Paria Canyon/ Coyote Buttes Recreation 
Area.
    (2) Half Moon Ranch and Shaw House (Coronado National Forest)--The 
FS is proposing to include the Half Moon Ranch and the Shaw House in 
the ``Rooms with a View'' Arizona Cabin Rental Program. The proposed 
new fee increase of $150.00 would include one night's rental at each 
house. Both houses are located approximately 10 miles east of Sunsites, 
Arizona, and can accommodate up to 10 people and 6 horses. Rental of 
these houses and other facilities within the Arizona National Forest 
has shown that the public appreciates and enjoys the availability of 
historic rental facilities. Funds from the rentals will be used for the 
continued operation and maintenance of the Half Moon Ranch and the Shaw 
House.
    (3) Apache Maid Cabin (Coconino National Forest)--The FS proposes 
to make the historic Apache Maid Cabin available to the public as an 
overnight rental. The Apache Maid Cabin has served numerous functions 
ranging from a summer ranch headquarters to a Forest Service Ranger 
Station. The cabin has two bedrooms and a kitchen, an exterior vault 
toilet, a propane stove, and propane lighting. The cabin will 
accommodate a maximum of six people at a fee of $75/night.
    (4) Prescott National Forestwide Fee Proposal (Prescott National 
Forest)--The FS proposes to increase fees at campgrounds from $6-15 to 
$10-18 and day-use sites from $2-3 to $5. Fee changes would begin in 
2009 and would remain the same for the next five years. The forest is 
also proposing to discontinue fee collection at one campground and one-
day use site. Additional components of the proposal include: (a) 
Camping fees would also include access to day-use sites across the 
Forest; (b) group sites would have two fee ranges: 1-50 people and 51-
100 people; (c) annual passes would remain at the current price of $40; 
however second vehicle annual passes in the same family would increase 
from $5 to $10; (d) an extra vehicle charge of $5 would apply to single 
(up to 1 vehicle, 5 people) and double (2 vehicles, 10 people) 
campsites. RVs towing a car count as one vehicle; and (e) Wednesday 
would remain a free day at day use sites.
    Following the BLM/FS proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting to 
public comments on the fee proposals. After completing their RRAC 
business, the BLM RAC will provide recommendations to the RAC 
Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future RAC 
meetings and locations.

DATES: Effective Date: September 18, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land 
Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, 
Phoenix, Arizona 85004-4427, 602-417-9504.

Julie Decker,
Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. E8-19150 Filed 8-18-08; 8:45 am]
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