Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council, 10085-10086 [2014-03793]

Download as PDF 10085 Notices Federal Register Vol. 79, No. 36 Monday, February 24, 2014 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council Forest Service, USDA. Notice of intent to establish an advisory council and call for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Agriculture intends to establish the Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council (Council) pursuant to Section 5(d) of the National Trails System Act (Act) (Pub. L. 90–543), as amended through (Pub. L. 111–11) (16 U.S.C. 1241 to 1251). The Council is being established to provide advice and recommendations on matters relating to the Arizona National Scenic Trail (Arizona Trail), including but not limited to, the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan, selection of rights-of-way, standards for the erection and maintenance of markers along with Scenic Trail, and interpretation of the Scenic Trail. Therefore, the Secretary of Agriculture is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as Council members. The public is invited to submit nominations for membership. DATES: Written nominations must be received by April 25, 2014. Nominations must contain a completed application packet that includes the nominee’s name, resume, and completed form AD– 755 (Advisory Committee Membership Background Information). The form AD– 755 may be obtained from the Forest Service contact person or from the following Web site: http:// www.ocio.usda.gov/forms/doc/AD-755_ Master_2012_508%20Ver.pdf. The package must be sent to the address below. ADDRESSES: Send nominations and applications to Laura White, USDA Forest Service, 300 W. Congress Street, Tuczon, AZ 85701; telephone 520–388– mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 Feb 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 8328; email; laurawhite@fs.fed.us. FOR Laura White, U.S. Forest Service, Tucson, AZ 85701; telephone (520)388–8328, email: laurawhite@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunications devices or the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. an 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background In accordance with Section 5(d) of the National Trails System Act (Act) (Pub. L. 90–543, as amended through Pub. L. 111–11) (16 U.S.C. 1241 to 1251), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the Secretary of Agriculture intends to establish the Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council. The Council will be a statutory advisory council. The Council will operate under the provisions of FACA and will report to the Secretary of Agriculture through the Chief of the Forest Service. The purpose of the Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Chief of the Forest Service, on matters relating to the Arizona National Scenic Trail in accordance with Section 5(d) of the Act, which states, The Secretary charged with the administration of each respective trail shall, within one year of the date of the addition of any national scenic or national historic trail to the system, . . . establish an advisory council for each such trail, each of which councils shall expire ten years from the date of its establishment, . . . If the appropriate Secretary is unable to establish such an advisory council because of the lack of adequate public interest, the Secretary shall so advise the appropriate committees of the Congress. The appropriate Secretary shall consult with such council from time to time with respect to matters relating to the trail, including the selection of rights-of-way, standards for the erection and maintenance of markers along the trail, and the administration of the trail . . . Advisory Council Organization The Council will be comprised of not more than 13 members. The members appointed to the Council will provide a fairly balanced and broad representation of all public interests, including, but not limited to the following points of view: Federal Department or Independent Agency. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture as follows: 1. The Regional Forester of the Southwestern Region, Forest Service or a designee; 2. The State Director of the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or a designee; 3. The Regional Director of the Intermountain Region—National Park Service or a designee; 4. A representative of the State of Arizona (selected from recommendations by the Governor). Additional Council members will include: 5. At least one representative from Arizona State Parks; 6. At least one representative from County or Municipal Parks and Recreation; 7. At least one representative for Tribes; 8. At least two representatives from the National Scenic Trail and nonmotorized trail users organizations; 9. At least one representative from Conservation organizations; 10. At least one representative from Gateway Communities; 11. At least one representative from the Ranching industry; and 12. At least one representative from Private landholders. No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is eligible to serve as a member of the Council. The Council will meet at least once annually or as often as necessary and at such times as designated by the Designated Federal Official (DFO). The appointment of members to the Council will be made by the Secretary of Agriculture. Any individual or organization may nominate one or more qualified persons to serve on the Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council. Individuals may also nominate themselves. To be considered for membership, nominees must submit: 1. Resume describing qualification for membership to the Council; 2. Cover letter with a rationale for serving on the Council and what you can contribute; and 3. Complete form AD–755, Advisory Committee Membership Background Information. Letters of recommendations are welcome. All nominations will be vetted by USDA. The Secretary of E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1 10086 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 36 / Monday, February 24, 2014 / Notices Agriculture will appoint council members to the Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council from the list of qualified applicants. The non-Federal and nonIndependent Agency members of the Council will serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for travel expenses while performing duties on behalf of the Council, subject to approval by the DFO. Equal opportunity practices in accordance with U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policies shall be followed in all appointments to the committee. To help ensure that recommendations of the committee have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by USDA, membership shall include to the extent possible, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent women, men, racial and ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities. Dated: February 11, 2014. Gregory Parham, Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–03793 Filed 2–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Marketing Service [Doc. No. AMS–TM–14–0005] USDA Farmers Market Application; Notice of Request for Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget, for an extension of the currently approved information collection for OMB 0581–0229, USDA Farmers Market Application. Copies of this one-time yearly application form to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers Market may be obtained by calling the AMS Marketing Services Branch contact listed or visiting the Web site at www.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets. DATES: Comments received by April 25, 2014 will be considered. Additional Information or Comments: Contact Velma Lakins, Marketing mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 Feb 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 Services Division, Transportation and Marketing Programs, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 4523 South Building, Ag Stop 0269, Washington, DC 20250– 0269; Tel. 202/720–8317, or Fax 202/ 690–0031. Comments should reference docket number AMS–TMP–14–0005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: USDA Farmers Market Application OMB Number: 0581–0229. Expiration Date of Approval: June 30, 2014. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621–1627) directs and authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct, assist, and foster research, investigation, and experimentation to determine the best methods of processing, preparation for market packaging, handling, transporting, distributing, and marketing agricultural products, 7 U.S.C. 1622(a). Moreover, 7 U.S.C. 1622(f) directs and authorizes the Secretary to conduct and cooperate in consumer education for more effective utilization and greater consumption of agricultural products. In addition, 7 U.S.C. 1622(n) authorizes the Secretary to conduct services and to perform activities that will facilitate the marketing and utilization of agricultural products through commercial channels. On December 23, 2005, the AMS published a final rule in the Federal Register (70 FR 76129) to implement established regulations and procedures under 7 CFR Part 170 for AMS to operate the USDA Farmers Market, specify vendor criteria and selection procedures, and define guidelines to be used for governing the year-round USDA Farmers Market. A one-time yearly submission information collection in a required application form was also established. The information collection for OMB 0581–0229 USDA Farmers Market Application is required by farms or businesses participating at the USDA Farmers Market. The information allows AMS the means of reviewing the type of products available for sale and selecting participants for the annual market season. The type of information within the application includes: (1) Certification the applicant is the owner or representative of the farm or business; (2) applicant contact information including name(s), address, phone number, and email address; (3) farm or business location; (4) types of PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 products grown; (5) business practices; (6) weekly sales data: and (6) insurance coverage. Weekly sales data will be collected from the vendors. This information will be useful in letting us know how well the market and vendors are doing overall. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 0.089 hours per response. Respondents: Farmers and/or vendors completing the application to participate in the USDA Farmers Market. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 572. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 19.06. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 51.08 hours. Farmers Market Guidelines: Estimated Number of Respondents: 14. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 14. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 3.50 hours. Market vendor sales weekly (outdoor): Estimated Number of Respondents: 14. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 336. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 24. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 27.99 hours. Market vendor sales weekly (indoor): Estimated Number of Respondents: 8. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 192. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 24. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 15.99 hours. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. E:\FR\FM\24FEN1.SGM 24FEN1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Secretary


Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent to establish an advisory council and call for 
nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Agriculture intends to establish the Arizona 
National Scenic Trail Advisory Council (Council) pursuant to Section 
5(d) of the National Trails System Act (Act) (Pub. L. 90-543), as 
amended through (Pub. L. 111-11) (16 U.S.C. 1241 to 1251). The Council 
is being established to provide advice and recommendations on matters 
relating to the Arizona National Scenic Trail (Arizona Trail), 
including but not limited to, the development and implementation of a 
comprehensive plan, selection of rights-of-way, standards for the 
erection and maintenance of markers along with Scenic Trail, and 
interpretation of the Scenic Trail. Therefore, the Secretary of 
Agriculture is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as 
Council members. The public is invited to submit nominations for 
membership.

DATES: Written nominations must be received by April 25, 2014. 
Nominations must contain a completed application packet that includes 
the nominee's name, resume, and completed form AD-755 (Advisory 
Committee Membership Background Information). The form AD-755 may be 
obtained from the Forest Service contact person or from the following 
Web site: http://www.ocio.usda.gov/forms/doc/AD-755_Master_2012_508%20Ver.pdf. The package must be sent to the address below.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations and applications to Laura White, USDA 
Forest Service, 300 W. Congress Street, Tuczon, AZ 85701; telephone 
520-388-8328; email; laurawhite@fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT: Laura White, U.S. Forest Service, Tucson, AZ 85701; telephone 
(520)388-8328, email: laurawhite@fs.fed.us.
    Individuals who use telecommunications devices or the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. an 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with Section 5(d) of the National Trails System Act 
(Act) (Pub. L. 90-543, as amended through Pub. L. 111-11) (16 U.S.C. 
1241 to 1251), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as 
amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2), the Secretary of Agriculture intends to 
establish the Arizona National Scenic Trail Advisory Council. The 
Council will be a statutory advisory council. The Council will operate 
under the provisions of FACA and will report to the Secretary of 
Agriculture through the Chief of the Forest Service.
    The purpose of the Council is to advise and make recommendations to 
the Secretary of Agriculture, through the Chief of the Forest Service, 
on matters relating to the Arizona National Scenic Trail in accordance 
with Section 5(d) of the Act, which states,

The Secretary charged with the administration of each respective 
trail shall, within one year of the date of the addition of any 
national scenic or national historic trail to the system, . . . 
establish an advisory council for each such trail, each of which 
councils shall expire ten years from the date of its establishment, 
. . . If the appropriate Secretary is unable to establish such an 
advisory council because of the lack of adequate public interest, 
the Secretary shall so advise the appropriate committees of the 
Congress. The appropriate Secretary shall consult with such council 
from time to time with respect to matters relating to the trail, 
including the selection of rights-of-way, standards for the erection 
and maintenance of markers along the trail, and the administration 
of the trail . . .

Advisory Council Organization

    The Council will be comprised of not more than 13 members. The 
members appointed to the Council will provide a fairly balanced and 
broad representation of all public interests, including, but not 
limited to the following points of view: Federal Department or 
Independent Agency.
    Members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture as 
follows:
    1. The Regional Forester of the Southwestern Region, Forest Service 
or a designee;
    2. The State Director of the Arizona State Office, Bureau of Land 
Management (BLM) or a designee;
    3. The Regional Director of the Intermountain Region--National Park 
Service or a designee;
    4. A representative of the State of Arizona (selected from 
recommendations by the Governor).
    Additional Council members will include:
    5. At least one representative from Arizona State Parks;
    6. At least one representative from County or Municipal Parks and 
Recreation;
    7. At least one representative for Tribes;
    8. At least two representatives from the National Scenic Trail and 
non-motorized trail users organizations;
    9. At least one representative from Conservation organizations;
    10. At least one representative from Gateway Communities;
    11. At least one representative from the Ranching industry; and
    12. At least one representative from Private landholders.
    No individual who is currently registered as a Federal lobbyist is 
eligible to serve as a member of the Council.
    The Council will meet at least once annually or as often as 
necessary and at such times as designated by the Designated Federal 
Official (DFO).
    The appointment of members to the Council will be made by the 
Secretary of Agriculture. Any individual or organization may nominate 
one or more qualified persons to serve on the Arizona National Scenic 
Trail Advisory Council. Individuals may also nominate themselves. To be 
considered for membership, nominees must submit:
    1. Resume describing qualification for membership to the Council;
    2. Cover letter with a rationale for serving on the Council and 
what you can contribute; and
    3. Complete form AD-755, Advisory Committee Membership Background 
Information.
    Letters of recommendations are welcome. All nominations will be 
vetted by USDA. The Secretary of

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Agriculture will appoint council members to the Arizona National Scenic 
Trail Advisory Council from the list of qualified applicants.
    The non-Federal and non-Independent Agency members of the Council 
will serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for travel 
expenses while performing duties on behalf of the Council, subject to 
approval by the DFO.
    Equal opportunity practices in accordance with U. S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA) policies shall be followed in all appointments to 
the committee. To help ensure that recommendations of the committee 
have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by USDA, 
membership shall include to the extent possible, individuals with 
demonstrated ability to represent women, men, racial and ethnic groups, 
and persons with disabilities.

    Dated: February 11, 2014.
Gregory Parham,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-03793 Filed 2-21-14; 8:45 am]
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