Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council, 25704-25705 [2016-10171]

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The Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs has determined that all 10 schools need to be replaced and, therefore, all 10 schools should be eligible for funding, as it becomes available through Congressional appropriations, in this cycle. • Blackwater Community School • Chichiltah/Jones Ranch Community School • Crystal Boarding School • Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle Community School • Greasewood Springs Community School • Laguna Elementary School • Lukachukai Community School • Quileute Tribal School • T’iis Nazbas Community School • Tonalea (Red Lake) Day School The selection of these 10 schools is based on criteria, such as the Facility Condition Index, and other measures outlined in the NCLB report. The Office of the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs will place these 10 in order of readiness based on when each school completes the planning process. Design and construction for these projects is contingent on the budget process. Dated: August 21, 2016. Lawrence S. Roberts, Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–10044 Filed 4–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [16X L1109AF LLUT980300 L10100000.XZ0000 24.1A] Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to fill one recently vacated position on the Utah SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29APN1.SGM 29APN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 83 / Friday, April 29, 2016 / Notices Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in category three (employees of a State agency responsible for management of natural resources). DATES: All nominations must be received no later than May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Lola Bird, Public Affairs Specialist, Utah State Office, Bureau of Land Management, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lola Bird, Bureau of Land Management, Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101; phone (801) 539–4033; or email lbird@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, seven 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 Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Section 309 of FLPMA 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 BLM-Utah RAC is hosting a call for nominations for a vacant position in category three (description addressed in the SUMMARY above). Upon appointment, the individual selected will fill the position until the term’s ending date of June 22, 2018. Nominees must be residents of Utah. BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and their knowledge of the geographical area. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision making. The Obama Administration prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists to serve on all FACA and nonFACA boards, committees, or councils. The following must accompany all nominations: —Letters of reference from represented interest or organizations; —A completed Resource Advisory Council application; and, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:31 Apr 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 —Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, the BLMUtah State Office will issue a press release providing additional information for submitting nominations. Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1. Approved: Jenna Whitlock, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. 2016–10171 Filed 4–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD01000 L12100000.MD0000 16XL1109AF] Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The DAC will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, May 20, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will meet in formal session on Saturday, May 21, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Barstow, California. Members of the public are welcome. They must provide their own transportation, meals and beverages. Final agendas for the Friday field trip and the Saturday public meeting, along with the Saturday meeting location, will be posted on the DAC Web page at http:// www.blm.govica/st/eniinfo/rac/dac.html when finalized. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Razo, BLM California Desert District External Affairs, 1–951–697– 5217. 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 individuals. You will receive a reply during normal hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All DAC meetings are open to the public. The 15SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25705 member council advises the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management on BLM administered lands in the California desert. Public comment for items not on the agenda will be scheduled at the beginning of the meeting Saturday morning. Time for public comment is made available by the council chair during the presentation of various agenda items, and is scheduled at the end of the meeting for topics not on the agenda. While the Saturday meeting is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the meeting could conclude prior to 5:00 p.m. should the council conclude its presentations and discussions. Therefore, members of the public interested in a particular agenda item or discussion should schedule their arrival accordingly. Agenda for the Saturday meeting will include updates by council members, the BLM California Desert District Manager, five Field Managers, and council subgroups. Focus topics for the meeting will include Route 66 Corridor Management Plan and renewable energy project updates. Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting for the California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes. Dated: April 13, 2016. Teresa A. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 83 (Friday, April 29, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Call for Nominations for the Utah Resource Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to 
fill one recently vacated position on the Utah

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Resource Advisory Council (RAC) in category three (employees of a State 
agency responsible for management of natural resources).

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than May 31, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to Lola Bird, Public Affairs 
Specialist, Utah State Office, Bureau of Land Management, 440 West 200 
South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lola Bird, Bureau of Land Management, 
Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 
84101; phone (801) 539-4033; or email lbird@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, seven 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 Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary of the Interior to 
involve the public in planning and issues related to management of 
lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Section 309 
of FLPMA 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 BLM-Utah RAC is hosting a call for nominations for a vacant 
position in category three (description addressed in the SUMMARY 
above). Upon appointment, the individual selected will fill the 
position until the term's ending date of June 22, 2018. Nominees must 
be residents of Utah. BLM will evaluate nominees based on their 
education, training, experience, and their knowledge of the 
geographical area. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to 
collaborative resource decision making. The Obama Administration 
prohibits individuals who are currently federally registered lobbyists 
to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils. The 
following must accompany all nominations:

--Letters of reference from represented interest or organizations;
--A completed Resource Advisory Council application; and,
--Any other information that addresses the nominee's qualifications.

Simultaneous with this notice, the BLM-Utah State Office will issue a 
press release providing additional information for submitting 
nominations.

    Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1.

    Approved:
Jenna Whitlock,
Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. 2016-10171 Filed 4-28-16; 8:45 am]
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