2015 National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils, 5785-5786 [2015-02034]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 22 / Tuesday, February 3, 2015 / Notices supplementary rules may be tried before a United States Magistrate and fined no more than $1,000 or imprisoned for no more than 12 months, or both. Such violations may also be subject to enhanced fines provided for by 18 U.S.C. 3571. Timothy M. Murphy, BLM Idaho State Director. [FR Doc. 2015–02068 Filed 2–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV912000 L12100000.PH0000 LXSS006F0000; MO#4500076289] Notice of Public Meeting: Bureau of Land Management Nevada Resource Advisory Councils and Recreation Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada will hold a joint meeting of its three Resource Advisory Councils (RACs), the Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin RAC, the Northeastern Great Basin RAC, and the Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC in Elko, Nevada. The meeting is open to the public and a public comment period is scheduled for Feb. 26. Dates and Times: The three RACs will meet on Thursday, February 26, 2015, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, February 27, 2015, from 7:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. A public comment period will be held on Feb. 26. The agenda and additional information and information about viewing the meeting on the web will be posted at http://on.doi.gov/ 1bkJm1g. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Rose, telephone: (775) 861–6480, email: crose@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 three 15-member Nevada RACs advise the rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:46 Feb 02, 2015 Jkt 235001 Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM Nevada State Director, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Nevada. The meeting will be held at The Nugget, 1100 Nugget Ave., Sparks, Nevada. Agenda topics include an update on drought impacts, Sage grouse and wild horses and burros; updates on land transfers; presentations on lands with wilderness characteristics and Section 368 utility corridors; closeout reports of the three RACs; breakout meetings of the three RACs; and scheduling meetings of the individual RACs for the upcoming year. There will also be a recreation fee proposal by the U.S. Forest Service for picnic areas in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area during the Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC breakout session on Feb. 27. Additional information about the fee proposal can be found at http://on.doi.gov/1ylYuWn. The public may provide written comments to the three RAC groups or to an individual RAC. Comments may also be submitted by email to blm_nv_ communications@blm.gov with the subject 2015 Tri-RAC Comment or by mail at the address provided below. Written comments should be received no later than Feb. 25 to allow for entry into the record: BLM Nevada Tri-RAC Comments, c/o Chris Rose, 1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502. Individuals who plan to attend and need further information about the meeting or need special assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations may contact Chris Rose at the phone number or email address above. Paul McGuire, Acting Chief, Office of Communications. [FR Doc. 2015–02033 Filed 2–2–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLWO600000.L18200000.XH0000] 2015 National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5785 use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas. The BLM will accept public nominations for 45 days after the publication of this notice. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than March 20, 2015. ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the address of BLM State Offices accepting nominations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chandra Little, U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, WO–630, Division of Regulatory Affairs, 20 M Street SE., Washington, DC 20003– 3503; 202–912–7403. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizenbased advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784 and include the following three membership categories: Category One—Holders of Federal grazing permits and representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral development, timber industry, transportation or rights-ofway, developed outdoor recreation, offhighway vehicle use, and commercial recreation; Category Two—Representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and burro organizations; and Category Three—Representatives of State, county, or local elected office, employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural resources, representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the council is organized, representatives of academia who are employed in natural sciences, and 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 E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 5786 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 22 / Tuesday, February 3, 2015 / Notices Idaho Las Cruces District RAC Boise District RAC 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: Rena Gutierrez, Las Cruces District Office, BLM, 1800 Marquess St., Las Cruces, NM 88005, (575) 525–4338. Marsh Buchanan, Boise District Office, BLM, 3948 Development Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, (208) 384– 3393. Coeur d’Alene District RAC —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; —A completed Resource Advisory Council application; and —Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, with specifics about the number and categories of member positions available for each RAC in the State. Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below: Alaska Suzanne Endsley, Coeur d’Alene District Office, BLM, 3815 Schreiber Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815, (208) 769–5004. Idaho Falls District RAC Sarah Wheeler, Idaho Falls District Office, BLM, 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83401, (208) 524–7613. Twin Falls District RAC Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District Office, BLM, 2536 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID 83301, (208) 736– 2352. Thom Jennings, Alaska State Office, BLM, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, Anchorage, AK 99513, (907) 271–3335. Arizona Arizona RAC Dorothea Boothe, Arizona State Office, BLM, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 417–9219. California Jonathan Moor, Lewistown Field Office, BLM, 920 Northeast Main Street, Lewistown, MT 59457, (406) 538–1943. Dakotas RAC Mark Jacobsen, Miles City Field Office, BLM, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, (406) 233–2800. Chris Rose, Nevada State Office, BLM, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, NV 89502, (775) 861–6480. New Mexico rljohnson on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Northwest RAC Albuquerque District RAC David Boyd, Colorado River Valley Field Office, BLM, 2300 River Frontage Road, Silt, CO 81652, (970) 876–9008. Chip Kimball, Albuquerque District Office, BLM, 435 Montano NE., Albuquerque, NM 87107, (505) 761– 8734. 14:46 Feb 02, 2015 Jkt 235001 Utah Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, (801) 539–4195. Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Steve Ellis, Deputy Director, Operations. Front Range RAC VerDate Sep<11>2014 Stephen Baker, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. Box 2965, Portland, OR 97204, (503) 808– 6306. Eastern Montana RAC Front Northwestern Great Basin RAC Shannon Borders, Southwest District Office, BLM, 2465 South Townsend Avenue, Montrose, CO 81401, (970) 240–5399. Eastern Washington RAC; John DaySnake RAC; Southeast Oregon RAC; Steens Mountain Advisory Council; San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Council; Coastal Oregon RAC; Southwest Oregon RAC; Northwest Oregon RAC Larry Crutchfield, 669 South Highway 89A, Kanah, UT 84741, (435) 644–1209. Colorado Southwest RAC Oregon/Washington Mark Jacobsen, Miles City Field Office, BLM, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301, (406) 233–2800. Central California RAC; California Western Montana RAC Desert District Advisory Council; Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory David Abrams, Butte Field Office, Committee BLM, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701, (406) 533–7617. David Christy, Mother Lode Field Nevada Office, BLM, 5152 Hillsdale Circle, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, (916) 941– Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC; 3146. Northeastern Great Basin RAC; Sierra Kyle Sullivan, Royal Gorge Field Office, BLM, 3028 East Main Street, ˜ Canon City, CO 81212, (719) 269–8553. Howard Parman, Pecos District Office, BLM, 2909 West Second Street, Roswell, NM 88201, (575) 627–0212. Utah RAC Montana and Dakotas Central Montana RAC Alaska RAC Pecos District RAC Farmington District RAC Christine Horton, Farmington District Office, BLM, 6251 College Boulevard, Farmington, NM 87402, (505) 564–7633. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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2015 National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations 
for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Resource Advisory Councils 
(RAC) that have member terms expiring this year. The RACs provide 
advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and 
management of the National System of Public Lands within their 
geographic areas. The BLM will accept public nominations for 45 days 
after the publication of this notice.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than March 20, 2015.

ADDRESSES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for the address of BLM State 
Offices accepting nominations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chandra Little, U.S. Department of the 
Interior, Bureau of Land Management, WO-630, Division of Regulatory 
Affairs, 20 M Street SE., Washington, DC 20003-3503; 202-912-7403.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in 
planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the 
BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to 
establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based advisory councils that are 
consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required 
by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the 
various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. 
The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784 and include 
the following three membership categories:
    Category One--Holders of Federal grazing permits and 
representatives of organizations associated with energy and mineral 
development, timber industry, transportation or rights-of-way, 
developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle use, and commercial 
recreation;
    Category Two--Representatives of nationally or regionally 
recognized environmental organizations, archaeological and historic 
organizations, dispersed recreation activities, and wild horse and 
burro organizations; and
    Category Three--Representatives of State, county, or local elected 
office, employees of a State agency responsible for management of 
natural resources, representatives of Indian tribes within or adjacent 
to the area for which the council is organized, representatives of 
academia who are employed in natural sciences, and 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

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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 Resource Advisory Council application; and
--Any other information that addresses the nominee's qualifications.

Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press 
releases providing additional information for submitting nominations, 
with specifics about the number and categories of member positions 
available for each RAC in the State. Nominations and completed 
applications for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices 
listed below:

Alaska

Alaska RAC

    Thom Jennings, Alaska State Office, BLM, 222 West 7th Avenue, #13, 
Anchorage, AK 99513, (907) 271-3335.

Arizona

Arizona RAC

    Dorothea Boothe, Arizona State Office, BLM, One North Central 
Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, (602) 417-9219.

California

Central California RAC; California Desert District Advisory Council; 
Carrizo Plain National Monument Advisory Committee

    David Christy, Mother Lode Field Office, BLM, 5152 Hillsdale 
Circle, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762, (916) 941-3146.

Colorado

Front Range RAC

    Kyle Sullivan, Royal Gorge Field Office, BLM, 3028 East Main 
Street, Ca[ntilde]on City, CO 81212, (719) 269-8553.

Northwest RAC

    David Boyd, Colorado River Valley Field Office, BLM, 2300 River 
Frontage Road, Silt, CO 81652, (970) 876-9008.

Southwest RAC

    Shannon Borders, Southwest District Office, BLM, 2465 South 
Townsend Avenue, Montrose, CO 81401, (970) 240-5399.

Idaho

Boise District RAC

    Marsh Buchanan, Boise District Office, BLM, 3948 Development 
Avenue, Boise, ID 83705, (208) 384-3393.

Coeur d'Alene District RAC

    Suzanne Endsley, Coeur d'Alene District Office, BLM, 3815 Schreiber 
Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, (208) 769-5004.

Idaho Falls District RAC

    Sarah Wheeler, Idaho Falls District Office, BLM, 1405 Hollipark 
Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83401, (208) 524-7613.

Twin Falls District RAC

    Heather Tiel-Nelson, Twin Falls District Office, BLM, 2536 Kimberly 
Road, Twin Falls, ID 83301, (208) 736-2352.

Montana and Dakotas

Central Montana RAC

    Jonathan Moor, Lewistown Field Office, BLM, 920 Northeast Main 
Street, Lewistown, MT 59457, (406) 538-1943.

Dakotas RAC

    Mark Jacobsen, Miles City Field Office, BLM, 111 Garryowen Road, 
Miles City, MT 59301, (406) 233-2800.

Eastern Montana RAC

    Mark Jacobsen, Miles City Field Office, BLM, 111 Garryowen Road, 
Miles City, MT 59301, (406) 233-2800.

Western Montana RAC

    David Abrams, Butte Field Office, BLM, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, 
MT 59701, (406) 533-7617.

Nevada

Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC; Northeastern Great Basin RAC; Sierra 
Front Northwestern Great Basin RAC

    Chris Rose, Nevada State Office, BLM, 1340 Financial Boulevard, 
Reno, NV 89502, (775) 861-6480.

New Mexico

Albuquerque District RAC

    Chip Kimball, Albuquerque District Office, BLM, 435 Montano NE., 
Albuquerque, NM 87107, (505) 761-8734.

Farmington District RAC

    Christine Horton, Farmington District Office, BLM, 6251 College 
Boulevard, Farmington, NM 87402, (505) 564-7633.

Las Cruces District RAC

    Rena Gutierrez, Las Cruces District Office, BLM, 1800 Marquess St., 
Las Cruces, NM 88005, (575) 525-4338.

Pecos District RAC

    Howard Parman, Pecos District Office, BLM, 2909 West Second Street, 
Roswell, NM 88201, (575) 627-0212.

Oregon/Washington

Eastern Washington RAC; John Day-Snake RAC; Southeast Oregon RAC; 
Steens Mountain Advisory Council; San Juan Islands National Monument 
Advisory Council; Coastal Oregon RAC; Southwest Oregon RAC; Northwest 
Oregon RAC

    Stephen Baker, Oregon State Office, BLM, 333 SW First Avenue, P.O. 
Box 2965, Portland, OR 97204, (503) 808-6306.

Utah

Utah RAC

    Sherry Foot, Utah State Office, BLM, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, 
P.O. Box 45155, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, (801) 539-4195.

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee

    Larry Crutchfield, 669 South Highway 89A, Kanah, UT 84741, (435) 
644-1209.

    Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1.

Steve Ellis,
Deputy Director, Operations.
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