Notice of New Fee Sites, 9163 [2016-03841]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 24, 2016 / Notices Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: www.fs.usda.gov/main/stnf/ workingtogether/advisorycommittees. DATES: The meeting will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 4, 2016. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Trinity County Office of Education, Conference Room, 201 Memorial Drive, Weaverville, California. Memorial Drive is at the west end of Weaverville, just off Highway 299 on the road leading to Weaverville High School. Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at USDA Service Center, Shasta-Trinity National Forest Headquarters, 3644 Avtech Parkway, Redding, California. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Lynsky, Designated Federal Officer, by phone at 530–623–2121 or via email at tlynsky@fs.fed.us. 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Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Tina Lynsky, Designated Federal Officer, Post Office Box 1190, Weaverville, California 96093; by email to tlynsky@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 530–623–6010. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices or other reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: February 16, 2016. David R. Myers, Shasta-Trinity National Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2016–03843 Filed 2–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of New Fee Sites Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, Forest Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of New Fee Sites. AGENCY: The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is proposing to charge a $45 fee for the overnight rental for each of the Granite Butte Historic Fire Lookout and the Miller Creek Cabin. These sites have not been available for recreation use prior to this date. Rentals of other cabins on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest have shown that people appreciate and enjoy the availability of historic rental lookouts and cabins. Funds from the rentals will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of the Granite Butte Lookout and Miller Creek Cabin. This fee is only proposed and will be determined upon further analysis and public comment. DATES: Send any comments about these fee proposals by April 11, 2016 so comments can be compiled, analyzed, and shared with the Western Montana Recreation Resource Advisory Committee. Both Granite Butte Lookout and Miller Cabin are proposed for recreation rental August, 2016. ADDRESSES: William Avey, Forest Supervisor, Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, 2880 Skyway Drive, Helena, MT 59602 or Email to wavey@ fs.fed.us. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning Granite Butte Lookout: Josh SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9163 Lattin, Natural Resource Specialist, Lincoln Ranger District at 406–362– 7011 or joshlattin@fs.fed.us; or concerning the Miller Creek Cabin: Roy Barkley; Recreation Specialist, Townsend/Helena Ranger Districts at 406–495–3914 or rbarkley@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108–447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. This new fee will be reviewed by the Western Montana Recreation Resource Advisory Committee prior to a final decision and implementation. The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest currently has seven other cabin rentals; however, this will be the first lookout available to rent on the Forest. These rentals are often fully booked throughout their rental season. A business analysis of the Granite Butte Lookout and Miller Creek Cabin has shown that people desire having this sort of recreation experience on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, as well as surrounding Forests. A market analysis indicates that the $45/ per night fee is both reasonable and acceptable for this sort of unique recreation experience. People wanting to rent Granite Butte Lookout or Miller Creek Cabin will need to do so through the National Recreation Reservation Service, at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1–877– 444–6777. The National Recreation Reservation Service charges a $9 fee for reservations. Dated: February 18, 2016. William Avey, Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest Supervisor. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 36 (Wednesday, February 24, 2016)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Notice of New Fee Sites

AGENCY: Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of New Fee Sites.

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SUMMARY: The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is proposing to 
charge a $45 fee for the overnight rental for each of the Granite Butte 
Historic Fire Lookout and the Miller Creek Cabin. These sites have not 
been available for recreation use prior to this date. Rentals of other 
cabins on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest have shown that 
people appreciate and enjoy the availability of historic rental 
lookouts and cabins. Funds from the rentals will be used for the 
continued operation and maintenance of the Granite Butte Lookout and 
Miller Creek Cabin. This fee is only proposed and will be determined 
upon further analysis and public comment.

DATES: Send any comments about these fee proposals by April 11, 2016 so 
comments can be compiled, analyzed, and shared with the Western Montana 
Recreation Resource Advisory Committee. Both Granite Butte Lookout and 
Miller Cabin are proposed for recreation rental August, 2016.

ADDRESSES: William Avey, Forest Supervisor, Helena-Lewis and Clark 
National Forest, 2880 Skyway Drive, Helena, MT 59602 or Email to 
wavey@fs.fed.us.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning Granite Butte Lookout: Josh 
Lattin, Natural Resource Specialist, Lincoln Ranger District at 406-
362-7011 or joshlattin@fs.fed.us; or concerning the Miller Creek Cabin: 
Roy Barkley; Recreation Specialist, Townsend/Helena Ranger Districts at 
406-495-3914 or rbarkley@fs.fed.us.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act 
(Title VII, Pub. L. 108-447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to 
publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new 
recreation fee areas are established.
    This new fee will be reviewed by the Western Montana Recreation 
Resource Advisory Committee prior to a final decision and 
implementation.
    The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest currently has seven 
other cabin rentals; however, this will be the first lookout available 
to rent on the Forest. These rentals are often fully booked throughout 
their rental season. A business analysis of the Granite Butte Lookout 
and Miller Creek Cabin has shown that people desire having this sort of 
recreation experience on the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest, as 
well as surrounding Forests. A market analysis indicates that the $45/
per night fee is both reasonable and acceptable for this sort of unique 
recreation experience.
    People wanting to rent Granite Butte Lookout or Miller Creek Cabin 
will need to do so through the National Recreation Reservation Service, 
at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. The National 
Recreation Reservation Service charges a $9 fee for reservations.

    Dated: February 18, 2016.
William Avey,
Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest Supervisor.
[FR Doc. 2016-03841 Filed 2-23-16; 8:45 am]
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