Notice of Intent to Change Fees in Campgrounds on Public Land in the Bishop Field Office, Inyo and Mono Counties, California, 79357-79358 [2015-32039]

Download as PDF 79357 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 244 / Monday, December 21, 2015 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Office, and on the internet. During the comment period, the Las Cruces District Office received about 45 comment letters, emails, or comment forms. Each submission was carefully reviewed to identify substantive comments in accordance with regulations on the implementation of National Environmental Policy Act (40 CFR 1503.4). Comments on the Draft RMP/ EIS received from the public and internal BLM reviews were considered and incorporated as appropriate into the Proposed RMP/Final EIS. Public comments resulted in the addition of data and clarifying text, however, they did not significantly change the proposed land use plan decisions. Availabliity of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS was published on December 24, 2014, in the Federal Register (79 FR 78104), initiating a protest period and Governor’s Consistency Review Period. Five protests were recived during the protest period, and all protests have been resolved. Minor editorial modifications were made to the RMP based on questions raised during the protest period. No inconsistencies with State and local plans, policies, or programs were identified during the Governor’s Consistency Review process. Certain decisions in the Approved RMP are implementation decisions and are appealable to the Interior Board of Land Appeals. These implementation level decisions include the approval of the Comprehensive Trails and Travel Management Plan. The decisions are included within Chapter 2 of the Approved RMP and Appendix C of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS, and implementation decisions are denoted with asterisks where appropriate. Any party adversely affected by the proposed route designations may appeal within 30 days of publication of this Notice of Availability pursuant to 43 CFR, part 4, subpart E. The appeal should state the specific route(s), as identified in Appendix C of the Proposed RMP/Final EIS, on which the decision is being appealed. The appeal must be filed with the Las Cruces District Manager at the above listed address. Please consult the appropriate regulations (43 CFR, part 4, subpart E) for further appeal requirements. Authority: 40 CFR 1506.6 Amy Lueders, State Director. [FR Doc. 2015–32038 Filed 12–18–15; 8:45 am] Copies of the fee proposal are available at the Bishop Field Office at the above address and online at http:// www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bishop.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAC07000 L12200000.FV0000.16XL1109AF] Notice of Intent to Change Fees in Campgrounds on Public Land in the Bishop Field Office, Inyo and Mono Counties, California Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Federal Recreation Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field Office proposes to change the fee structure at all five of its developed campgrounds in Inyo and Mono counties, California, and by this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The fee proposal results from analysis and planning direction provided by the Bishop Campground Business Plan, which outlines operational goals of the area and the purpose of the fee program. DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive written comments on its proposal to change the fee structure at campgrounds in the Bishop Field Office by January 20, 2016. Effective 4 months after publication of this notice, the BLM Bishop Field Office would initiate changes in fee collection at its five developed campgrounds unless the BLM publishes a Federal Register notice to the contrary. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this fee collection proposal by any of the following methods: • Email: blm_ca_bishop_public_ comment@blm.gov Please include ‘‘Fee Proposal’’ in the subject line of your email. • Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Bishop Field Office, Attn: Rebecca Brooke, 351 Pacu Lane, Suite 100, Bishop, CA 93514 SUMMARY: Steven Nelson, Field Manager, telephone: (760) 872–5011 or at the address above. Persons who use a telecommunication 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. Pursuant to the Federal Lands and Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) (16 U.S.C. 6801 et seq.), the Secretary may establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees on Federal recreation lands and waters. The Bishop Field Office currently manages five developed campgrounds: Tuttle Creek, Goodale Creek, Horton Creek, Pleasant Valley Pit, and Crowley Lake campgrounds. Together these campgrounds hold approximately 300 tent and recreational vehicle sites, all located in world-class settings along the Highway 395 corridor in close proximity to recreation destinations. The campgrounds are a good alternative to dispersed camping, which has been known to occur in environmentally sensitive areas. Fees for the campgrounds were established in 2005 and have not changed since then. Long-term camping permits are currently available for four of the five campgrounds for either 30 days or the entire summer season (approximately 8 months). Tuttle Creek, Goodale Creek, Horton Creek, and Crowley Lake campgrounds underwent significant upgrades from 2010 to 2012, including installation of new toilets, fire rings, picnic tables, information boards, and other amenities. In addition, potable water was installed at three campgrounds and a horse corral and group campsite at one campground. The total cost of upgrades was $3.6 million. The current and proposed fee schedule for the BLM Bishop Field Office campgrounds is: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CURRENT AND PROPOSED DAILY CAMPGROUND AND SPECIAL AMENITY FEES Campground Current Proposed fee beginning in 2016 Tuttle Creek ...................................................... Goodale Creek ................................................. Horton Creek .................................................... Pleasant Valley Pit ........................................... $5 ............................... $5 ............................... $5 ............................... $2/car ......................... $8 .................................................................... $5 (no potable water) ...................................... $8 .................................................................... $5/site (no potable water) ............................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Dec 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM Proposed future fee 21DEN1 $5 $5 $5 $5 to to to to $10 $10 $10 $10 79358 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 244 / Monday, December 21, 2015 / Notices CURRENT AND PROPOSED DAILY CAMPGROUND AND SPECIAL AMENITY FEES—Continued Campground Current Proposed fee beginning in 2016 Proposed future fee Crowley Lake .................................................... Tuttle Creek Group Site ................................... Tuttle Creek Horse Corral ................................ Dump Stations (Tuttle, Horton and Crowley) ... $5 ............................... $30 ............................. $5 ............................... $5 ............................... $8 .................................................................... $30 .................................................................. $10 .................................................................. $5 .................................................................... The goal of the proposed fee structure is to retain visitors in BLM campgrounds while providing a small amount of additional revenue for campground maintenance and improvements. By allowing the Field Manager discretion to set future fees within a range, there is flexibility as visitor use patterns and campground operating costs change over time. $5 to $10 $30 to $50 $5 to $12 $5 to $8 The current and proposed fee structure for long-term camping permits are: CURRENT AND PROPOSED LONG TERM PERMIT DURATION AND FEE Permit duration Current Proposed 30-Day Permit ...................... Currently available for Tuttle, Horton, Goodale, and Crowley. $100 ($3.22/day) ............................................................. Currently available for Tuttle, Horton, Goodale, and Crowley. $300 for 8 months ........................................................... ($1.25/day) ...................................................................... Proposed availability for Tuttle, Goodale, Horton, Pleasant Valley Pit, and Crowley. $120 ($4/day). Proposed availability for Tuttle, Horton, Goodale and Crowley. $300 for 90 consecutive days. ($3.33/day). mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 90-Day Permit ...................... The objective of the proposed changes to long-term camping permits is to limit costs associated with long-term occupancy of campsites, thereby reducing the overall campground operation costs. The BLM Bishop Field Office has outlined the rationale for this fee proposal in the Bishop Campground Business Plan. In order to inform the public, the Bishop Field Office conducted three open house events in July 2013. The Business Plan includes information on visitation to and operational expenses associated with the five campgrounds along with a market analysis of local campsites. The plan is available on line at: http:// www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bishop.html. This and future adjustments in the fees charged at these five campgrounds would be made in accordance with the plan and with notification and input from the Central California Resource Advisory Committee and the public. Fee amounts will be posted onsite and online at the Bishop Field Office Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/ bishop.html. The BLM welcomes public comments on this proposal. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Dec 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 16 U.S.C. 6803 (b) and 43 CFR 2932.13 Danielle Chi, Acting Deputy State Director. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLCAC07000 L12200000.FV0000.16XL1109AF]


Notice of Intent to Change Fees in Campgrounds on Public Land in 
the Bishop Field Office, Inyo and Mono Counties, California

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to applicable provisions of the Federal Recreation 
Enhancement Act (REA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Bishop Field 
Office proposes to change the fee structure at all five of its 
developed campgrounds in Inyo and Mono counties, California, and by 
this notice is announcing the opening of the comment period. The fee 
proposal results from analysis and planning direction provided by the 
Bishop Campground Business Plan, which outlines operational goals of 
the area and the purpose of the fee program.

DATES: To ensure that comments will be considered, the BLM must receive 
written comments on its proposal to change the fee structure at 
campgrounds in the Bishop Field Office by January 20, 2016. Effective 4 
months after publication of this notice, the BLM Bishop Field Office 
would initiate changes in fee collection at its five developed 
campgrounds unless the BLM publishes a Federal Register notice to the 
contrary.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on this fee collection proposal by 
any of the following methods:
     Email: blm_ca_bishop_public_comment@blm.gov Please include 
``Fee Proposal'' in the subject line of your email.
     Mail: Bureau of Land Management, Bishop Field Office, 
Attn: Rebecca Brooke, 351 Pacu Lane, Suite 100, Bishop, CA 93514
    Copies of the fee proposal are available at the Bishop Field Office 
at the above address and online at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bishop.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Nelson, Field Manager, 
telephone: (760) 872-5011 or at the address above. Persons who use a 
telecommunication 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: Pursuant to the Federal Lands and Recreation 
Enhancement Act (REA) (16 U.S.C. 6801 et seq.), the Secretary may 
establish, modify, charge, and collect recreation fees on Federal 
recreation lands and waters. The Bishop Field Office currently manages 
five developed campgrounds: Tuttle Creek, Goodale Creek, Horton Creek, 
Pleasant Valley Pit, and Crowley Lake campgrounds. Together these 
campgrounds hold approximately 300 tent and recreational vehicle sites, 
all located in world-class settings along the Highway 395 corridor in 
close proximity to recreation destinations. The campgrounds are a good 
alternative to dispersed camping, which has been known to occur in 
environmentally sensitive areas.
    Fees for the campgrounds were established in 2005 and have not 
changed since then. Long-term camping permits are currently available 
for four of the five campgrounds for either 30 days or the entire 
summer season (approximately 8 months). Tuttle Creek, Goodale Creek, 
Horton Creek, and Crowley Lake campgrounds underwent significant 
upgrades from 2010 to 2012, including installation of new toilets, fire 
rings, picnic tables, information boards, and other amenities. In 
addition, potable water was installed at three campgrounds and a horse 
corral and group campsite at one campground. The total cost of upgrades 
was $3.6 million.
    The current and proposed fee schedule for the BLM Bishop Field 
Office campgrounds is:

                         Current and Proposed Daily Campground and Special Amenity Fees
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                                                                 Proposed fee beginning
              Campground                       Current                  in 2016            Proposed future fee
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Tuttle Creek.........................  $5.....................  $8.....................  $5 to $10
Goodale Creek........................  $5.....................  $5 (no potable water)..  $5 to $10
Horton Creek.........................  $5.....................  $8.....................  $5 to $10
Pleasant Valley Pit..................  $2/car.................  $5/site (no potable      $5 to $10
                                                                 water).

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Crowley Lake.........................  $5.....................  $8.....................  $5 to $10
Tuttle Creek Group Site..............  $30....................  $30....................  $30 to $50
Tuttle Creek Horse Corral............  $5.....................  $10....................  $5 to $12
Dump Stations (Tuttle, Horton and      $5.....................  $5.....................  $5 to $8
 Crowley).
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    The goal of the proposed fee structure is to retain visitors in BLM 
campgrounds while providing a small amount of additional revenue for 
campground maintenance and improvements. By allowing the Field Manager 
discretion to set future fees within a range, there is flexibility as 
visitor use patterns and campground operating costs change over time.
    The current and proposed fee structure for long-term camping 
permits are:

         Current and Proposed Long Term Permit Duration and Fee
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       Permit duration               Current              Proposed
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30-Day Permit...............  Currently available   Proposed
                               for Tuttle, Horton,   availability for
                               Goodale, and          Tuttle, Goodale,
                               Crowley.              Horton, Pleasant
                              $100 ($3.22/day)....   Valley Pit, and
                                                     Crowley.
                                                    $120 ($4/day).
90-Day Permit...............  Currently available   Proposed
                               for Tuttle, Horton,   availability for
                               Goodale, and          Tuttle, Horton,
                               Crowley.              Goodale and
                              $300 for 8 months...   Crowley.
                              ($1.25/day).........  $300 for 90
                                                     consecutive days.
                                                    ($3.33/day).
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    The objective of the proposed changes to long-term camping permits 
is to limit costs associated with long-term occupancy of campsites, 
thereby reducing the overall campground operation costs.
    The BLM Bishop Field Office has outlined the rationale for this fee 
proposal in the Bishop Campground Business Plan. In order to inform the 
public, the Bishop Field Office conducted three open house events in 
July 2013. The Business Plan includes information on visitation to and 
operational expenses associated with the five campgrounds along with a 
market analysis of local campsites. The plan is available on line at: 
http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bishop.html.
    This and future adjustments in the fees charged at these five 
campgrounds would be made in accordance with the plan and with 
notification and input from the Central California Resource Advisory 
Committee and the public. Fee amounts will be posted onsite and online 
at the Bishop Field Office Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bishop.html.
    The BLM welcomes public comments on this proposal. Before including 
your address, phone number, email address, or other personal 
identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your 
entire comment--including your personal identifying information--may be 
made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your 
comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public 
review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority: 16 U.S.C. 6803 (b) and 43 CFR 2932.13

Danielle Chi,
Acting Deputy State Director.
[FR Doc. 2015-32039 Filed 12-18-15; 8:45 am]
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