National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, 62704-62705 [2016-21843]

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The purpose of the meeting is to review and approve project submissions. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 The meeting will be held at the Forest County Courthouse, County Boardroom, 200 East Madison Street, Crandon, Wisconsin. 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 Laona Ranger District. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. Dated: September 6, 2016. Linda Riddle, Forest Supervisor. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ACTION: ADDRESSES: Penny K. McLaughlin, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 715–362–1381 or via email at pmclaughlin@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. 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 above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional RAC information, including the meeting agenda and the meeting summary/minutes can be found at the following Web site: http://cloudappsusda-gov.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_ page?id=001t0000002Jcw2AAColet. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by September 19, 2016 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time for oral comments must be sent to Penny K. McLaughlin, RAC Coordinator, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 500 Hanson Lake Road, Rhinelander, Wisconsin 54501; by email to pmclaughlin@fs.fed.us or via facsimile to 715–369–8859. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2016–21832 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Forest Service, USDA. Renewal of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council. AGENCY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture renewed the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (Council). In accordance with provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Council was renewed to continue (1) developing a National Urban and Community Forestry action plan in accordance with section 9(g)(3)(A–F) of the Act; (2) evaluating the implementation of the plan; (3) developing criteria; and (4) submitting recommendations for the Forest Service’s National Urban and Community Forestry Cost-share Grant Program as required by section 9(f)(1–2) of the Act. The Council is necessary and in the public’s interest. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Stremple, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, Cooperative Forestry, Yates Building, 3NW, Mail Stop 1151, 201 14th Street SW., Washington, DC 20250, or by telephone at 202–205–7829. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App 2), section 9 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act, as amended by title XII, section 1219 of Public Law 101–624 (Act) (16 U.S.C. 2105g), and with the concurrences of the General Services Administration (GSA), the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) renewed the Council. The Council is a statutory advisory committee. The Council operates under the provisions of FACA and will report E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 176 / Monday, September 12, 2016 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES to the Secretary of Agriculture through the Chief of the Forest Service. The purpose of the Council is to provide advice on urban and community forestry and related natural resources and make recommendations on how USDA can tailor its programs to better serve the needs of the the urban and forestry community of practice. The Council will perfom the following tasks listed above in the ‘‘Summary Section’’. followed in all appointments to the Council. To ensure that the recommendations of the Council have been taken into account the needs of diverse groups served by USDA, the membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent the needs of all racial and ethnic groups, women and men, and persons with disabilities. Advisory Committee Organization The Council is currently comprised of 15 members who provide a balanced and broad representation within each of the following interests: (1) Two members representing national nonprofit forestry and conservation citizen organizations; (2) Three members, one each representing State, county, and city and town governments; (3) One member representing the forest products, nursery, or related industries; (4) One member representing urban forestry, landscape, or design consultants; (5) Two members representing academic institutions with an expertise in urban and community forestry activities; (6) One member representing state forestry agencies or equivalent state agencies; (7) One member representing a professional renewable natural resource or arboricultural society; (8) One member from Extension Service (National Institute of Food & Agriculture); (9) One member from the Forest Service; and (10) Two members who are not officers or employees of any governmental body, one of whom is a resident of a community with a population of less than 50,000 as of the most recent census and both of whom have expertise and have been active in urban and community forestry. Members of the Council serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for travel expenses while performing duties on behalf of the Committee, subject to approval by the Designated Federal Official (DFO). The Council meets bi-annually or as often as necessary and at such times as designated by the DFO. The appointment of members to the Council is made by the Secretary. Further information about the Council is posted on the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Web site: www.fs.fed.us/ucf.nucfac. Equal opportunity practices in accordance with USDA policies will be Dated: August 31, 2016. Gregory L. Parham, Assistant Secretary for Administration. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:40 Sep 09, 2016 Jkt 238001 [FR Doc. 2016–21843 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Yakutat Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Yakutat Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Yakutat, Alaska. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination 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. RAC information can be found at the following Web site http:// cloudapps-usda-gov.force.com/FSSRS/ RAC_Page?id=001t0000002JcvkAAC. DATES: The meeting will be held September 28, 29 and 30, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact: Lee A. Benson, District Ranger and Deisgnated Federal Official, Yakutat Ranger District, (907) 784–3359. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Kwaan Conference Room, 712 Ocean Cape Drive, Yakutat, Alaska. Send written comments to Lee A. Benson, c/o Forest Service, USDA, P.O. Box 327, Yakutat, AK 99689, electronically to labenson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 907–784–3457. 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 the Yakutat SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62705 Ranger District Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lee A. Benson, District Ranger by phone at (907) 784–3359 or via email at labenson@fs.fed.us. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to: Review current and completed projects. We will also review proposals submitted for 2017 through 2019 project years. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by September 16, 2106 to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the committee may file written statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Lee A. Benson, District Ranger, P.O. Box 327, Yakutat, AK 99689 by email to labenson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to (907) 784–3457. 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: August 31, 2016. Lee A. Benson, District Ranger. [FR Doc. 2016–21803 Filed 9–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Notice of New Fee Sites; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, (Title VIII, Pub. L. 108–447) Nez Perce—Clearwater National Forests, USDA Forest Service. ACTION: Notice of new fee sites. AGENCY: The Nez Perce—Clearwater National Forests is proposing to charge fees at the following sites: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 176 (Monday, September 12, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-21843]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Renewal of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory 
Council.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture renewed the National Urban 
and Community Forestry Advisory Council (Council). In accordance with 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Council 
was renewed to continue (1) developing a National Urban and Community 
Forestry action plan in accordance with section 9(g)(3)(A-F) of the 
Act; (2) evaluating the implementation of the plan; (3) developing 
criteria; and (4) submitting recommendations for the Forest Service's 
National Urban and Community Forestry Cost-share Grant Program as 
required by section 9(f)(1-2) of the Act. The Council is necessary and 
in the public's interest.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Stremple, U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, 
Cooperative Forestry, Yates Building, 3NW, Mail Stop 1151, 201 14th 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20250, or by telephone at 202-205-7829. 
Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 
between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through 
Friday.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App 2), section 9 of the Cooperative 
Forestry Assistance Act, as amended by title XII, section 1219 of 
Public Law 101-624 (Act) (16 U.S.C. 2105g), and with the concurrences 
of the General Services Administration (GSA), the Secretary of 
Agriculture (Secretary) renewed the Council.
    The Council is a statutory advisory committee. The Council operates 
under the provisions of FACA and will report

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to the Secretary of Agriculture through the Chief of the Forest 
Service.
    The purpose of the Council is to provide advice on urban and 
community forestry and related natural resources and make 
recommendations on how USDA can tailor its programs to better serve the 
needs of the the urban and forestry community of practice. The Council 
will perfom the following tasks listed above in the ``Summary 
Section''.

Advisory Committee Organization

    The Council is currently comprised of 15 members who provide a 
balanced and broad representation within each of the following 
interests:
    (1) Two members representing national nonprofit forestry and 
conservation citizen organizations;
    (2) Three members, one each representing State, county, and city 
and town governments;
    (3) One member representing the forest products, nursery, or 
related industries;
    (4) One member representing urban forestry, landscape, or design 
consultants;
    (5) Two members representing academic institutions with an 
expertise in urban and community forestry activities;
    (6) One member representing state forestry agencies or equivalent 
state agencies;
    (7) One member representing a professional renewable natural 
resource or arboricultural society;
    (8) One member from Extension Service (National Institute of Food & 
Agriculture);
    (9) One member from the Forest Service; and
    (10) Two members who are not officers or employees of any 
governmental body, one of whom is a resident of a community with a 
population of less than 50,000 as of the most recent census and both of 
whom have expertise and have been active in urban and community 
forestry.
    Members of the Council serve without compensation, but may be 
reimbursed for travel expenses while performing duties on behalf of the 
Committee, subject to approval by the Designated Federal Official 
(DFO). The Council meets bi-annually or as often as necessary and at 
such times as designated by the DFO.
    The appointment of members to the Council is made by the Secretary. 
Further information about the Council is posted on the National Urban 
and Community Forestry Advisory Council Web site: www.fs.fed.us/
ucf.nucfac.
    Equal opportunity practices in accordance with USDA policies will 
be followed in all appointments to the Council. To ensure that the 
recommendations of the Council have been taken into account the needs 
of diverse groups served by USDA, the membership shall include, to the 
extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent 
the needs of all racial and ethnic groups, women and men, and persons 
with disabilities.

    Dated: August 31, 2016.
Gregory L. Parham,
Assistant Secretary for Administration.
[FR Doc. 2016-21843 Filed 9-9-16; 8:45 am]
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