Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting, 4412-4413 [2017-00657]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 4412 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2017 / Notices Mineral Wash Canyon, then southeast on the county-maintained road, through the four-corners intersection to the Midway (Pit) intersection. From there, the course runs east on Transmission Pass Road, through State Trust Land located in Butler Valley, turning north into Cunningham Wash to North Tank then continues south to Transmission Pass Road and east (reentering public land) within 2 miles of Alamo Dam Road. The course turns south and west onto the wooden power line road, onto State Trust Land in Butler Valley, then turns southwest into Cunningham Wash to the Graham Well and intersects Butler Valley Road before heading north and west on the county-maintained road to the ‘‘Bouse Y’’ intersection, 2 miles north of Bouse, Arizona. The course proceeds north, paralleling the BouseSwansea Road to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then west along the north boundary (power line) road of the East Cactus Plain Wilderness Area to ParkerSwansea Road. The course turns west into Osborne Wash crossing the CAP Canal, along the north boundary of the Cactus Plain Wilderness Study Area; it continues west staying in Osborne Wash and crossing Shea Road along the southern boundary of Gibraltar Wilderness, rejoining Osborne Wash at the CRIT Reservation boundary. Closure Restrictions: The following acts are prohibited during the closures: 1. Being present on or driving on the designated race course or the adjacent lands described above. The spectator areas are located on the south side of Shea Road and also at the Bouse ‘‘Y’’, at the intersection of Butler Valley Ranch Road and Swansea Road. All spectators must stay within the designated spectator areas as they have protective fencing and barriers. Emergency medical response shall only be conducted by personnel and vehicles operating under the guidance of the La Paz County Emergency Medical Services and Fire, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, or the BLM. 2. Vehicle parking or stopping in areas affected by the closures, except where such is specifically allowed (designated spectator areas). 3. Camping in the closed area described above, except in the designated spectator areas. 4. Discharge of firearms. 5. Possession or use of any fireworks. 6. Cutting or collecting firewood of any kind, including dead and down wood or other vegetative material. 7. Operating any vehicle, including all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, utility terrain vehicles, golf carts, rhinos, side by sides, and any OHVs which are not VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Jan 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 legally registered for street and highway operations. 8. Operating any vehicle in the area of the closure or on roads within the event area at a speed of more than 35 mph. This does not apply to registered race vehicles during the race, while on the designated race course. 9. Failure to obey any official sign posted by the BLM, La Paz County, or the race promoter. 10. Parking any vehicle in violation of posted restrictions, or in such a manner as to obstruct or impede normal or emergency traffic movement or the parking of other vehicles, create a safety hazard, or endanger any person, property, or feature. Vehicles parked in violation are subject to citation, removal, and/or impoundment at the owner’s expense. 11. Failure to obey any person authorized to direct traffic or control access to event area including law enforcement officers, BLM officials, and designated race officials. 12. Failure to observe spectator area quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 13. Failure to keep campsite or race viewing site free of trash and litter. 14. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained. All pets must be restrained by a leash of not more than 6 feet in length. 15. Reserving sites within the spectator area. Spectators are prohibited from denying other visitors or parties the use of unoccupied portions of the spectator area. Exceptions to Closure: The restrictions do not apply to emergency or law enforcement vehicles owned by the United States, the State of Arizona, or La Paz County; or designated race officials, participants and pit crews. All BITD registered media personnel are permitted access to existing routes 50 feet from the race course per BITD standards. Penalties: Any person who violates these closures may be tried before a United States magistrate and fined in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 3571, imprisoned no more than 12 months under 43 U.S.C. 1733(a) and 43 CFR 8360.0–7, or both. In accordance with 43 CFR 8365.1–7, State or local officials may also impose penalties for violations of Arizona law. Effect of Closure: The entire area encompassed by the designated course and all areas outside the course as described above and in the time period as described above are closed to all vehicles. The authorized applicant or their representatives are required to post warning signs, control access to, and clearly mark the event route and areas, common access roads, and road PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 crossings during the closure period. Support vehicles under permit for operation by event participants must follow the race permit stipulations. Authority: 43 CFR 8364.1. Jason West, Field Manager. [FR Doc. 2017–00771 Filed 1–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [17XL1109AF LLUT03000 L16100000.PH0000 241A] Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENMAC) will meet as indicated below. DATES: The GSENM–MAC will meet Thursday, February 2 (10 a.m.–6 p.m.) and Friday, February 3, 2017, (8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.) in Kanab, Utah. ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Bureau of Land Management Administrative Headquarters, located at 669 S. Highway 89A, Kanab, Utah. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Crutchfield, Public Affairs Officer, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bureau of Land Management, 669 South Highway 89A, Kanab, Utah, 84741; phone (435) 644– 1209. SUMMARY: The 15member GSENM–MAC was appointed by the Secretary of Interior on January 23, 2016, pursuant to the Monument Management Plan, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA). As specified the Committee charter, the GSENM–MAC may be requested to: (1) Gather and analyze information, conduct studies and field examinations, seek public input or ascertain facts to develop recommendations concerning the use and management of the Monument; (2) review programmatic documents including the annual Monument Manager’s Reports, and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 9 / Friday, January 13, 2017 / Notices Monument Science Plans to provide recommendations on the achievement of the Management Plan objectives; (3) Compile monitoring data and assess and advise the DFO of the extent to which the Plan objectives are being met; (4) Make recommendations on Monument protocols and applicable planning projects to achieve the overall objectives are being met; (5) Review appropriate research proposals and make recommendations on project necessity and validity; (6) Make recommendations regarding allocation of research funds through review of research and project proposals as well as needs identified through the evaluation process; (7) Consult and make recommendations on issues such as protocols for specific projects, e.g., vegetation restoration methods or standards for excavation and curation of artifacts and objects; and/or (8) Prepare an annual report summarizing the Committee’s activities and accomplishments of the past year, and make recommendations for future needs and activities. Topics to be discussed by the GSENM–MAC during this meeting include the ongoing Livestock Grazing Management Plan Amendment and Associated Environmental Impact Statement (LGMPA/AEIS); the Skutumpah Terrace Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Restoration Project; GSENM division briefs, a tour of the GSENM Paleontology Lab and off-site tour of dinosaur track site; future meeting dates and other matters as may reasonably come before the GSENMAC. The entire meeting is open to the public. Members of the public are welcome to address the Committee at 5:00 p.m., local time, on Feb. 2, 2017; and at 12:00 p.m., local time, on Feb. 3, 2017. Depending on the number of persons wishing to speak, a time limit could be established. Interested persons may make oral statements to the GSENM–MAC during this time or written statements may be submitted for the GSENM–MAC’s consideration. Written statements can be sent to: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Attn.: Larry Crutchfield, 669 South Highway 89A, Kanab, Utah, 84741. Information to be distributed to the GSENM–MAC is requested 10 days prior to the start of the GSENM–MAC meeting. All meetings are open to the public; however, transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the participating public. Gary Torres, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. 2017–00657 Filed 1–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Jan 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 4413 period will last no longer than 30 minutes. Each speaker may address the Bureau of Land Management John Day-Snake RAC for a maximum of five minutes. The public may call in at [LLORV00000. L10200000. DF0000. LXSSH1040000. 17XL1109AF. HAG 17–0057] 866–650–5651 and listen to the meeting and participate during public comment Notice of Public Meetings for the John by using participant code: 3696961. Meeting times and the duration Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council scheduled for public comment periods AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, may be extended or altered when the Interior. authorized representative considers it ACTION: Notice of public meeting. necessary to accommodate business and all who seek to be heard regarding SUMMARY: In accordance with the matters before the John Day-Snake RAC. Federal Land Policy and Management Shane DeForest, Act and the Federal Advisory Acting Vale District Manager. Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of [FR Doc. 2017–00661 Filed 1–12–17; 8:45 am] Land Management (BLM), the John Day- BILLING CODE 4310–33–P Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DATES: The John Day-Snake RAC will hold a meeting Thursday and Friday, Bureau of Land Management January 26 and 27, 2017. The meeting will be held at the TownePlace Suites in [LLORV00000.L10200000.DF0000. LXSSH1050000.17XL1109AF.HAG 17–0058] Bend, Oregon. The meeting will run from noon to 5 p.m. on January 26, and Notice of Public Meeting For the from 8 a.m. to noon on January 27. Southeast Oregon Resource Advisory FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Council Clark, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Prineville District Office, 3050 NE. 3rd AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Street, Prineville, OR 97754, phone Interior. 541–473–6218, or email lmclark@ ACTION: Notice of public meeting. blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf SUMMARY: In accordance with the (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Federal Land Policy and Management Service at 1(800) 877–8339 to contact Act and the Federal Advisory the above individual during normal Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. business hours. The service is available Department of the Interior, Bureau of 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave Land Management (BLM), the Southeast a message or question with the above Oregon Resource Advisory Council individual. You will receive a reply (RAC) will meet as indicated below: during normal business hours. DATES: The RAC will hold a public meeting Monday and Tuesday, January SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The John Day-Snake RAC consists of 15 members, 30 and 31, 2017. The meeting on January 30th will begin at 12:00 p.m. chartered and appointed by the and end at 5:00 p.m. The meeting on Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse January 31st will begin at 8:00 a.m. and perspectives are represented in end at 12:00 p.m. The agenda will be commodity, conservation, and general released online at http://www.blm.gov/ interests. They provide advice to BLM or/rac/seorrac.php prior to the meeting. and Forest Service resource managers Tentative agenda items for the meeting regarding management plans and include updates on the Tri-State Fuels proposed resource actions on public Project, Lands with Wilderness land in central and eastern Oregon. Characteristics. Any other matters that Agenda items for the meeting include a may reasonably come before the RAC discussion on fees associated with the may also be addressed. A public Deschutes River, recruitment of a comment period will be available grazing representative, and discussion during the meeting at a time to be about forming a Snake River determined. Unless otherwise approved collaborative group. by the RAC Chair, the public comment All meetings are open to the public. Information to be distributed to the John period will last no longer than 30 Day-Snake RAC is requested prior to the minutes, and each speaker may address start of each meeting. A public comment the RAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. Meeting times and the duration period will be offered on January 27, scheduled for public comment periods 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Unless may be extended or altered when the otherwise approved by the John Dayauthorized representative considers it Snake RAC Chairs, the public comment DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\13JAN1.SGM 13JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 9 (Friday, January 13, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-00657]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[17XL1109AF LLUT03000 L16100000.PH0000 241A]


Notice of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory 
Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Grand 
Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (GSENMAC) will 
meet as indicated below.

DATES: The GSENM-MAC will meet Thursday, February 2 (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) 
and Friday, February 3, 2017, (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) in Kanab, Utah.

ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Bureau of Land Management 
Administrative Headquarters, located at 669 S. Highway 89A, Kanab, 
Utah.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Crutchfield, Public Affairs 
Officer, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bureau of Land 
Management, 669 South Highway 89A, Kanab, Utah, 84741; phone (435) 644-
1209.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 15-member GSENM-MAC was appointed by the 
Secretary of Interior on January 23, 2016, pursuant to the Monument 
Management Plan, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 
(FLPMA), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA). As 
specified the Committee charter, the GSENM-MAC may be requested to: (1) 
Gather and analyze information, conduct studies and field examinations, 
seek public input or ascertain facts to develop recommendations 
concerning the use and management of the Monument; (2) review 
programmatic documents including the annual Monument Manager's Reports, 
and

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Monument Science Plans to provide recommendations on the achievement of 
the Management Plan objectives; (3) Compile monitoring data and assess 
and advise the DFO of the extent to which the Plan objectives are being 
met; (4) Make recommendations on Monument protocols and applicable 
planning projects to achieve the overall objectives are being met; (5) 
Review appropriate research proposals and make recommendations on 
project necessity and validity; (6) Make recommendations regarding 
allocation of research funds through review of research and project 
proposals as well as needs identified through the evaluation process; 
(7) Consult and make recommendations on issues such as protocols for 
specific projects, e.g., vegetation restoration methods or standards 
for excavation and curation of artifacts and objects; and/or (8) 
Prepare an annual report summarizing the Committee's activities and 
accomplishments of the past year, and make recommendations for future 
needs and activities.
    Topics to be discussed by the GSENM-MAC during this meeting include 
the ongoing Livestock Grazing Management Plan Amendment and Associated 
Environmental Impact Statement (LGMPA/AEIS); the Skutumpah Terrace 
Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Restoration Project; GSENM division briefs, 
a tour of the GSENM Paleontology Lab and off-site tour of dinosaur 
track site; future meeting dates and other matters as may reasonably 
come before the GSENMAC.
    The entire meeting is open to the public. Members of the public are 
welcome to address the Committee at 5:00 p.m., local time, on Feb. 2, 
2017; and at 12:00 p.m., local time, on Feb. 3, 2017. Depending on the 
number of persons wishing to speak, a time limit could be established. 
Interested persons may make oral statements to the GSENM-MAC during 
this time or written statements may be submitted for the GSENM-MAC's 
consideration. Written statements can be sent to: Grand Staircase-
Escalante National Monument, Attn.: Larry Crutchfield, 669 South 
Highway 89A, Kanab, Utah, 84741. Information to be distributed to the 
GSENM-MAC is requested 10 days prior to the start of the GSENM-MAC 
meeting.
    All meetings are open to the public; however, transportation, 
lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the participating public.

Gary Torres,
Acting State Director.
[FR Doc. 2017-00657 Filed 1-12-17; 8:45 am]
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