Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council, 77000-77001 [2015-31241]

Download as PDF jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 77000 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 238 / Friday, December 11, 2015 / Notices as specified, the United States as trustee for the Hualapai Tribe, the members of the Tribe, and the allottees; (2) to approve, ratify, and confirm (A) the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement (Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement) entered into among the Hualapai Tribe, the United States as trustee for the Tribe, the members of the Tribe and allottees, the Secretary of the Interior, the Arizona department of water resources (ADWR), Freeport Minerals Corporation, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission, to the extent the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement is consistent with the Settlement Act; (B) the Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement (Hualapai Tribe Agreement) entered into among the Tribe, the United States as trustee for the Tribe, members of the Tribe, the allotees, and the Freeport Minerals Corporation, to the extent the Hualapai Tribe Agreement is consistent with the Settlement Act; (3) to authorize and direct the Secretary (A) to execute the duties and obligations of the Secretary under the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement, the Hualapai Tribe Agreement, and the Settlement Act; (B)(i) to remove objections to the applications for the severance and transfer of certain water rights, in partial consideration of the agreement of the parties to impose certain limits on the extent of the use and transferability of the severed and transferred water rights and other water rights; and (ii) to provide confirmation of those water rights; and (C) to carry out any other activity necessary to implement the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement and the Hualapai Tribe Agreement in accordance with the Settlement Act; (4) to advance the purposes of the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program (Conservation Program); (5) to secure a long-term lease for a portion of Planet Ranch, along with appurtenant water rights primarily along the Bill Williams River corridor, for use in the Conservation Program; (6) to bring the leased portion of Planet Ranch into public ownership for the long-term benefit of the Conservation Program; and (7) to secure from the Freeport Minerals Corporation non-Federal contributions (A) to support a tribal water supply study necessary for the advancement of a settlement of the claims of the Tribe for rights to Colorado River water; and VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:55 Dec 10, 2015 Jkt 238001 (B) to enable the Tribe to secure Colorado River water rights and appurtenant land, increase security of the water rights of the Tribe, and facilitate a settlement of the claims of the Tribe for rights to Colorado River water. Statement of Findings In accordance with section 9 of the Settlement Act, section 11.12(i) of the Amended and Restated Big Sandy RiverPlanet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement, and section 10.13(i) of the Amended and Restated Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, I find as follows: (1)(A) To the extent that the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement or the Hualapai Tribe Agreement conflict with the Settlement Act, the applicable agreement has been revised to eliminate the conflict; and (B) the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement, as revised, and the Hualapai Tribe Agreement, as revised, have been executed by all parties to those agreements; (2) Freeport Minerals Corporation has submitted to the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR) a conditional amendment of the sever and transfer applications for the Lincoln Ranch water right and amendments to sever and transfer applications for Planet Ranch and Lincoln Ranch water rights consistent with section 4.2.1(ii)(a) of the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement; (3) the Secretary and the Arizona Game and Fish Commission have executed and filed with ADWR a conditional withdrawal of each objection described in section 4(b)(3) of the Settlement Act and as provided in subsections 4.2.1(ii)(b) and 4.2.1(ii)(c) of the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement; (4)(A) ADWR has issued a conditional order approving the sever and transfer applications of Freeport Minerals Corporation; and (B) all objections to the sever and transfer applications have been (i) conditionally withdrawn; or (ii) resolved in a decision issued by ADWR that is final and nonappealable; (5) notice has been provided to the parties to the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement and the Hualapai Tribe Agreement that the Department has completed the legally required environmental compliance described in section 8; (6) the steering committee for the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program has approved and authorized the manager of the Conservation Program to execute the PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 lease in the form as set forth in exhibit 2.33 to the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Agreement; and (7) the waivers and releases authorized by section 6 have been executed by the Tribe and the Secretary. Dated: December 7, 2015. Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. 2015–31301 Filed 12–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4334–63–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMTM00000.L111100000.XP0000 16XL1109AF MO#4500088646] Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The Central Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting will be held January 26–27, 2015 in Great Falls, Montana. The January 26 meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period and will adjourn at 5:00 p.m. The January 27 meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period beginning at 10:00 a.m. and will adjourn at 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be in the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Conference Room at 4201 Giant Springs Road, Great Falls, Montana. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Albers, HiLine District Manager, Great Falls Field Office, 1101 15th Street North, Great Falls, MT 59401, (406) 791–7789, malbers@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–677–8339 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: This 15member council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of management issues associated SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 238 / Friday, December 11, 2015 / Notices with public land management in Montana. During these meetings the council is scheduled to participate in/ discuss/act upon these topics/activities: A roundtable discussion among council members and the BLM; update on BLM efforts to restore access to the Bullwhacker area and District Managers’ updates. All RAC meetings are open to the public. Each formal RAC meeting will also have time allocated for hearing public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be limited. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–2. BLM Colorado State Office, Cadastral Survey, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215–7093. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Bloom, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Colorado, (303) 239–3856. 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, seven days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. ADDRESSES: Mark K. Albers, HiLine District Manager. Randy Bloom, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Colorado. [FR Doc. 2015–31241 Filed 12–10–15; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2015–31233 Filed 12–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management National Park Service [LLCO956000 L14400000.BJ0000–16X] [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–19754; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP14.R50000] Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of correction, Colorado. AGENCY: On October 29, 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey by the Colorado State Office, Lakewood, Colorado [80 FR 66566] which included the following 2 surveys. The plat, in 3 sheets, incorporating the field notes of the dependent resurvey and survey in Townships 50 and 51 North, Range 1 East, New Mexico Principal Meridian, Colorado, and the plat, in 6 sheets, incorporating the field notes of the dependent resurvey and survey in Township 48 North, Range 3 West, New Mexico Principal Meridian, Colorado, both accepted September 30, 2015. This Notice of Correction corrects data errors, and both surveys now have a date of acceptance of November 13, 2015. The BLM Colorado State Office is publishing this notice to inform the public of the intent to officially file the survey plats listed above and afford a proper period of time to protest this action prior to the plat filing. During this time, the plats will be available for review in the BLM Colorado State Office. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Unless there are protests of this action, the filing of the plats described in this notice will happen on January 11, 2016. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:38 Dec 10, 2015 Jkt 238001 Recreation Area at the address in this notice by January 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: Lindy Mihata, Acting Superintendent, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, P.O. Box 1507, Page, AZ 86040, telephone (928) 608–6200, email lindy_mihata@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is here given in accordance with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3003, of the completion of an inventory of human remains under the control of the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Page, AZ. The human remains were removed from Kane County, UT. This notice is published as part of the National Park Service’s administrative responsibilities under NAGPRA, 25 U.S.C. 3003(d)(3) and 43 CFR 10.11(d). The determinations in this notice are the sole responsibility of the Superintendent, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Consultation Notice of Correction to Filing of Plats, Colorado DATES: 77001 Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Page, AZ National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed. DATES: Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request with information in support of the request to Glen Canyon National SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A detailed assessment of the human remains was made by Glen Canyon National Recreation Area professional staff in consultation with representatives of the Havasupai Tribe of the Havasupai Reservation, Arizona; Hopi Tribe of Arizona; Hualapai Indian Tribe of the Hualapai Indian Reservation, Arizona; Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians of the Kaibab Indian Reservation, Arizona; Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, Nevada; Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico, & Utah; Ohkay Owingeh, New Mexico (previously listed as the Pueblo of San Juan); Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes) (formerly Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah (Cedar City Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes, Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes)); Pueblo of Nambe, New Mexico; Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico; San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe of Arizona; Ute Mountain Tribe of the Ute Mountain Reservation, Colorado, New Mexico, & Utah; and Zuni Tribe of the Zuni Reservation, New Mexico (hereafter referred to as ‘‘The Consulted Tribes’’). The following tribes were invited to consult but did not respond: the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley (previously listed as the Big Pine Band of Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Indians of the Big Pine Reservation, E:\FR\FM\11DEN1.SGM 11DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 238 (Friday, December 11, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLMTM00000.L111100000.XP0000 16XL1109AF MO#4500088646]


Notice of Public Meeting; Central Montana Resource Advisory 
Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Central 
Montana Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below.

DATES: The Central Montana Resource Advisory Council Meeting will be 
held January 26-27, 2015 in Great Falls, Montana. The January 26 
meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period 
and will adjourn at 5:00 p.m. The January 27 meeting will begin at 8:00 
a.m. with a 30-minute public comment period beginning at 10:00 a.m. and 
will adjourn at 12:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be in the Lewis and Clark Interpretive 
Center Conference Room at 4201 Giant Springs Road, Great Falls, 
Montana.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Albers, HiLine District Manager, 
Great Falls Field Office, 1101 15th Street North, Great Falls, MT 
59401, (406) 791-7789, malbers@blm.gov. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-677-8339 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: This 15-member council advises the Secretary 
of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of management issues 
associated

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with public land management in Montana. During these meetings the 
council is scheduled to participate in/discuss/act upon these topics/
activities: A roundtable discussion among council members and the BLM; 
update on BLM efforts to restore access to the Bullwhacker area and 
District Managers' updates. All RAC meetings are open to the public. 
Each formal RAC meeting will also have time allocated for hearing 
public comments. Depending on the number of persons wishing to comment 
and time available, the time for individual oral comments may be 
limited.

    Authority:  43 CFR 1784.4-2.

Mark K. Albers,
HiLine District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2015-31241 Filed 12-10-15; 8:45 am]
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