Reopening the Call for Nominations for the Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council, 73658 [2011-30744]

Download as PDF 73658 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2011 / Notices (BLM) Rio Grande Natural Area Commission will meet as indicated below. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR The meeting will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on December 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: Hampton Inn Alamosa, 710 Mariposa Street, Alamosa, CO 81101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise Adamic, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Front Range District Office, 3028 East Main, Canon City, CO 81212. Phone: (719) 269–8553. Email: dadamic@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–(800) 877– 8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Rio Grande Natural Area Commission was established in the Rio Grande Natural Area Act (16 U.S.C. 460rrr–2). The ninemember Commission advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, concerning the preparation and implementation of a management plan relating to non-Federal land in the Rio Grande Natural Area, as directed by law. Planned agenda topics include: Discussing resource concerns and goals that should be addressed in the management plan, who stakeholders are in the area, and how internal and external communications will be addressed. In addition, the BLM will give a presentation on Tribal Consultation. This meeting is open to the public. The public may offer oral comments at 2:30 p.m. or written statements may be submitted for the Commission’s consideration. Please send written comments to Denise Adamic at the address above by December 12, 2011. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Summary minutes for the Commission Meeting will be maintained in the San Luis Valley Field Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within 30 days following the meeting. Meeting minutes and agenda are also available at: http:// www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/slvfo.html. [LLNMA010000 L10200000.EE0000] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: Dated: November 23, 2011. Steven Hall, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–30838 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Nov 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 Bureau of Land Management Reopening the Call for Nominations for the Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to reopen the nomination period for the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Albuquerque District Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in Category 3. The Albuquerque RAC provides advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the public lands within the BLM’s Albuquerque District. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than December 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: Contact Edwin Singleton, Albuquerque District Office, BLM, 435 Montano NE., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107, (505) 761–8700. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Melchor, RAC Coordinator, Albuquerque District Office, BLM, 435 Montano Road NE., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107, (505) 761–8935, email: rmelchor@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-(800) 877– 8339 to contact the above individual during business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15member citizen-based advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. As required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. There is one vacancy open in category 3, representing State, county, or local elected office; representatives and employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural resources, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 land, or water; representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the Council is organized; representatives of academia who are employed in natural resources management or the natural sciences; or the public-at-large. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists from being appointed or reappointed to FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils. The following must accompany all nominations: —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; —A completed background information nomination form; and —Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM’s Albuquerque District RAC is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the Secretary’s responsibilities to manage the lands, resources, and facilities administered by the BLM. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1 Jesse Juen, Acting State Director. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Reopening the Call for Nominations for the Albuquerque District 
Resource Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to reopen the nomination period 
for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Albuquerque District Resource 
Advisory Council (RAC) in Category 3. The Albuquerque RAC provides 
advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and 
management of the public lands within the BLM's Albuquerque District.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than December 29, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Contact Edwin Singleton, Albuquerque District Office, BLM, 
435 Montano NE., Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107, (505) 761-8700.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gina Melchor, RAC Coordinator, 
Albuquerque District Office, BLM, 435 Montano Road NE., Albuquerque, 
New Mexico 87107, (505) 761-8935, email: rmelchor@blm.gov. Persons who 
use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-(800) 877-8339 to contact the 
above individual during business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above 
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
of 1976 (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior 
(Secretary) to involve the public in planning and issues related to 
management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA 
directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based 
advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA). The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR 
subpart 1784. As required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and 
representative of the various interests concerned with the management 
of the public lands. There is one vacancy open in category 3, 
representing State, county, or local elected office; representatives 
and employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural 
resources, land, or water; representatives of Indian tribes within or 
adjacent to the area for which the Council is organized; 
representatives of academia who are employed in natural resources 
management or the natural sciences; or the public-at-large.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be 
residents of the State in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will 
evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and 
knowledge of the geographical area of the RAC. Nominees should 
demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The 
Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally 
registered lobbyists from being appointed or re-appointed to FACA and 
non-FACA boards, committees, or councils. The following must accompany 
all nominations:

--Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations;
--A completed background information nomination form; and
--Any other information that addresses the nominee's qualifications.

    Certification Statement: I hereby certify that the BLM's 
Albuquerque District RAC is necessary and in the public interest in 
connection with the Secretary's responsibilities to manage the lands, 
resources, and facilities administered by the BLM.

    Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1

Jesse Juen,
Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-30744 Filed 11-28-11; 8:45 am]
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