Notice of Administrative Boundary Change for Bureau of Land Management Offices in Montana To Eliminate the County Split of Lewis and Clark County, 77008 [2011-31651]

Download as PDF 77008 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 237 / Friday, December 9, 2011 / Notices for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. accessioned into the applicant’s collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Duke Lemur Center, Durham, NC; PRT–56737A The applicant requests a permit to import biological specimens collected from silky sifakas (Propithecus diadema candidus) in the wild in Madagascar for the purpose of scientific research. Correction On October 28, 2011, we published a Federal Register notice inviting the public to comment on several applications for permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species (76 FR 66954). We made an error by omitting one animal in Leonard Voyle’s application (PRT–57362A), which starts in the first column on page 66955. The omission is for an additional male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus), for a total of two animals, not one. All the other information we printed was correct. With this notice, we correct that error and reopen the comment period for PRT–57362A. The corrected entry for this application is as follows: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT930000–12–L18200000–XX0000] The following applicants each request a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species. Applicant: Ronald Bain, New Haven, MO; PRT–59367A. Applicant: James Moses, Houston, TX; PRT–59496A. Applicant: Glen Hudson, Weston, FL; PRT–59085A. Applicant: Paxton Motheral, Fort Worth, TX; PRT–58509A. Applicant: Lloyd Douglas, Aledo, TX; PRT–59287A. Applicant: Jill Holstead, Houston, TX; PRT–59495A. Applicant: Leonard Voyles, Richmond, TX; PRT–57362A The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of two male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus), culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, 18:35 Dec 08, 2011 [FR Doc. 2011–31590 Filed 12–8–11; 8:45 am] Butte Field Office Multiple Applicants VerDate Mar<15>2010 Brenda Tapia, Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. • Consolidation of law enforcement coordination between the county sheriff and one BLM office; • Consolidation of fire response and coordination between the county interagency dispatch and one BLM office; and • Improved coordination with local and county officials on a number of land resource issues such as lands and realty, rights-of-way, and land use planning. The boundaries for the Butte Field Office are described as follows: Jkt 226001 Notice of Administrative Boundary Change for Bureau of Land Management Offices in Montana To Eliminate the County Split of Lewis and Clark County Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The administrative boundaries between the Central Montana District Office, Lewistown Field Office, and the Western Montana District Office, Butte Field Office, are being changed. The administrative boundary change will realign Lewis and Clark County, currently a split county between the two offices, to the Western Montana District Office, Butte Field Office. SUMMARY: The boundary change is effective October 1, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Benes by telephone at (406) 538–1945 or by email at gbenes@blm.gov; or Richard Hotaling by telephone at (406) 533–7629 or by email at rhotalin@blm.gov; or Scott Haight by telephone at (406) 533– 7630 or by email at shaight@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 individuals 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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the administrative boundary change is to improve service to the public and coordination efforts with local, Federal, State, and county agencies. The benefits of this change will result in the following improvements: • Consolidation of resource receipts, workloads (i.e., range, forestry, recreation) into one office location; DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Bureau of Land Management, Butte Field Office administrative boundary now encompasses all of Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Park, Silver Bow and the northern portion of Beaverhead Counties, in the state of Montana. Authority: BLM Manual 1203 Delegation of Authority Sec 1202 and Sec 1201 relates to functions of BLM. The delegation manual shows the various delegations of functions to BLM officials, et al., which includes ‘‘Approve changes in District and Field Office boundaries.’’ (See the table of delegations in the manual, specifically subject code 1202). This authority is retained by the Director, with concurrence by the ‘‘Office of the Assistant Secretary’’ (see footnote 3 in the 1203 Manual). Jamie E. Connell, State Director. [FR Doc. 2011–31651 Filed 12–8–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO230.11100000.PH0000] Notice of Intent To Prepare Environmental Impact Statements and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statements To Incorporate Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation Measures Into Land Use Plans and Land Management Plans Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), and the Resources Planning Act of 1974, as amended by the National Forest Management Act 1976 (NFMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service (FS) intend to prepare Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLMT930000-12-L18200000-XX0000]


Notice of Administrative Boundary Change for Bureau of Land 
Management Offices in Montana To Eliminate the County Split of Lewis 
and Clark County

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The administrative boundaries between the Central Montana 
District Office, Lewistown Field Office, and the Western Montana 
District Office, Butte Field Office, are being changed. The 
administrative boundary change will realign Lewis and Clark County, 
currently a split county between the two offices, to the Western 
Montana District Office, Butte Field Office.

DATES: The boundary change is effective October 1, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Benes by telephone at (406) 538-
1945 or by email at gbenes@blm.gov; or Richard Hotaling by telephone at 
(406) 533-7629 or by email at rhotalin@blm.gov; or Scott Haight by 
telephone at (406) 533-7630 or by email at shaight@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 individuals 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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal business 
hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The primary purpose of the administrative 
boundary change is to improve service to the public and coordination 
efforts with local, Federal, State, and county agencies. The benefits 
of this change will result in the following improvements:
     Consolidation of resource receipts, workloads (i.e., 
range, forestry, recreation) into one office location;
     Consolidation of law enforcement coordination between the 
county sheriff and one BLM office;
     Consolidation of fire response and coordination between 
the county interagency dispatch and one BLM office; and
     Improved coordination with local and county officials on a 
number of land resource issues such as lands and realty, rights-of-way, 
and land use planning.

The boundaries for the Butte Field Office are described as follows:

Butte Field Office

    The Bureau of Land Management, Butte Field Office administrative 
boundary now encompasses all of Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, 
Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Park, Silver Bow and the northern portion 
of Beaverhead Counties, in the state of Montana.

    Authority:  BLM Manual 1203 Delegation of Authority Sec 1202 and 
Sec 1201 relates to functions of BLM. The delegation manual shows 
the various delegations of functions to BLM officials, et al., which 
includes ``Approve changes in District and Field Office 
boundaries.'' (See the table of delegations in the manual, 
specifically subject code 1202). This authority is retained by the 
Director, with concurrence by the ``Office of the Assistant 
Secretary'' (see footnote 3 in the 1203 Manual).

Jamie E. Connell,
State Director.
[FR Doc. 2011-31651 Filed 12-8-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-DN-P