Notice of New Fee Sites, 40986-40987 [2017-18233]

Download as PDF 40986 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices The meetings will be held at the Feather River Ranger District, Conference room, 875 Mitchell Avenue, Oroville, California. 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 Plumas National Forest (NF) Headquarters. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: Lee Anne Schramel, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 530–283–7850 or via email at easchramel@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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to: 1. Review project proposals, and 2. Make project recommendations for Title II Funds. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. 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 must be sent to Lee Anne Schramel, RAC Coordinator, Plumas NF Headquarters, 159 Lawrence Street, Quincy, California 95971; by email to easchramel@ fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 530–283– 7746. 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, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: July 28, 2017. Jeanne M. Higgins, Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–18231 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Butte County Resource Advisory Committee Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Butte County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Oroville, California. 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 the the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/special projects/racweb. DATES: The meeting will be held on September 25, 2017 at 6:30 p.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. The meetings will be held at the Feather River Ranger District, Conference room, 875 Mitchell Avenue, Oroville, California. 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 Plumas National Forest (NF) Headquarters. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lee Anne Schramel, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 530–283–7850 or via email at easchramel@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: 1. Review project proposals, and 2. Make project recommendations for Title II Funds. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. 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 must be sent to Lee Anne Schramel, RAC Coordinator, Plumas NF Headquarters, 159 Lawrence Street, Quincy, California 95971; by email to easchramel@ fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 530–283– 7746. 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, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: July 28, 2017. Jeanne M. Higgins, Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–18232 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of New Fee Sites Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests, USDA Forest Service ACTION: Notice of New Fee Sites. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests are proposing several new fees to recreation areas on the three ranger districts located within the Forests. Fees are assessed based on the level of amenities and services provided, cost of operations and maintenance and market assessment. These fees are proposed and will be determined upon further analysis and public comment. Fee revenue would be used for the continued operation and maintenance as well as improvements to the facilities within the recreation areas. An analysis of nearby recreation facilities with similar amenities shows that the proposed fees are reasonable and typical of similar sites in the area. DATES: Send any comments about these fee proposals by October 13, 2017 to the appropriate ranger district listed below so comments can be compiled, analyzed, and shared with a Recreation Resource Advisory Committee. ADDRESSES: Hector District Ranger, Finger Lakes National Forest, State E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 29, 2017 / Notices Route 414, Hector, NY 14841; Manchester District Ranger, Green Mountain National Forest, 2538 Depot Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255; or Rochester District Ranger, Green Mountain National Forest, 99 Ranger Road, Rochester, VT 05767. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hector Ranger District: Tim Noon, Natural Resource Specialist, (607) 546– 4470; Manchester Ranger District: Emily Lauderdale, District Recreation Program Manager, (802) 362–2307; Rochester Ranger District: Holly Knox, District Recreation Program Manager, (802) 767– 4261. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108–447) directs the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee or fee areas are established. The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests are proposing several new fees to recreation areas on the three ranger districts located within the Forests. They are as follows: 1. Hector Ranger District, Finger Lakes National Forest: Proposed new fees for Backbone Horse Camp for overnight use at $15.00 per night for one vehicle and one horse trailer, and a day use fee of $5.00 for one vehicle and one horse trailer. 2. Manchester Ranger District, Green Mountain National Forest: Proposed new fees for Grout Pond Recreation Area for overnight use at $16.00 per night for one vehicle, plus an additional $5 for each additional vehicle. 3. Rochester Ranger District, Green Mountain National Forest: Proposed new fees for Silver Lake Campground at $10 per night, plus an additional $5 for each additional vehicle; and Texas Falls Day Use Area Pavilion at $20 for up to 20 people, and $40 for 21–40 people. A tremendous increase in recreation use at these specific areas on the Forests has shown that people appreciate and enjoy the availability of developed recreation facilities and pavilions. The Forests currently have several campgrounds and recreation areas with fees, and pavilions for rent. The campgrounds and recreation areas are often at capacity with pavilion rentals often fully booked throughout their rental season. A market analysis for each area indicates that the above proposed fees are both reasonable and acceptable for this sort of unique recreation experience. Revenue from the recreation fees will be used for improvements as well as the continued operation and maintenance of these VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:45 Aug 28, 2017 Jkt 241001 sites. These fees will also help support sustainable recreation on the Forests. The proposed fees will be reviewed by a Recreation Resource Advisory Committee prior to a final decision and implementation. If approved by the Eastern Regional Forester, the new fees would go into effect around May 2018. The Backbone Horse Camp, Grout Pond Recreation Area, Silver Lake Campground, and Texas Falls Day Use Area Pavilion will become available for recreational use and rentals around May 2018. People wanting to reserve Backbone Horse Camp, Silver Lake Campground, or Texas Falls Day Use Area Pavilion will need to do so through Recreation One Stop, at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1–877–444–6777. Recreation One Stop charges a $10 fee for reservations. Dated: August 11, 2017. Glenn Casamassa, Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System. [FR Doc. 2017–18233 Filed 8–28–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business-Cooperative Service Inviting Applications for Value-Added Producer Grants and Solicitation of Grant Reviewers Rural Business-Cooperative Service, USDA ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This Notice announces that the Rural Business-Cooperative Service (Agency) is accepting applications for the Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) program. Approximately $18 million is currently available. The Agency may also utilize any funding that become available after publishing this notice. Enactment of a continuing resolution or an appropriations act may affect the availability or level of funding for this program. The Agency will publish the program funding level on the Rural Development Web site (https://www.rd.usda.gov/programsservices/value-added-producer-grants). Section VII also announces solicitation of non-Federal independent grant reviewers to evaluate and score applications submitted under this Notice. DATES: You must submit your application by January 31, 2018 or it will not be considered for funding. Paper applications must be postmarked and mailed, shipped or sent overnight by this date. You may also hand carry PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40987 your application to one of our field offices, but it must be received by close of business on the deadline date. Electronic applications are permitted via http://www.grants.gov only, and must be received before midnight January 24, 2018. Late applications are not eligible for grant funding under this Notice. ADDRESSES: You should contact your USDA Rural Development State Office if you have questions about eligibility or submission requirements. You are encouraged to contact your State Office well in advance of the application deadline to discuss your project and to ask any questions about the application process. Application materials are available at http://www.rd.usda.gov/ programs-services/value-addedproducer-grants. If you want to submit an electronic application, follow the instructions for the VAPG funding announcement on http://www.grants.gov. Please review the Grants.gov Web site at http:// grants.gov/applicants/organizationregistration.html for instructions on the process of registering your organization as soon as possible to ensure you are able to meet the electronic application deadline. If you want to submit a paper application, send it to the State Office located in the State where your project will primarily take place. You can find State Office Contact information at http://www.rd.usda.gov/contact-us/ state-offices. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grants Division, Cooperative Programs, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., MS 3253, Room 4008-South, Washington, DC 20250–3253, or call 202–690–1374. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Overview Federal Agency Name: USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service. Funding Opportunity Title: ValueAdded Producer Grant. Announcement Type: Notice of Solicitation of Applications and Solicitation of Grant Reviewers Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.352. Dates: Application Deadline. You must submit your complete paper application by January 31, 2018, or it will not be considered for funding. Electronic applications must be received by http://www.grants.gov no later than midnight Eastern Time January 24, 2018, or it will not be considered for funding. E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40986-40987]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-18233]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Notice of New Fee Sites

AGENCY: Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests, USDA Forest 
Service

ACTION: Notice of New Fee Sites.

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SUMMARY: The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests are 
proposing several new fees to recreation areas on the three ranger 
districts located within the Forests. Fees are assessed based on the 
level of amenities and services provided, cost of operations and 
maintenance and market assessment. These fees are proposed and will be 
determined upon further analysis and public comment. Fee revenue would 
be used for the continued operation and maintenance as well as 
improvements to the facilities within the recreation areas. An analysis 
of nearby recreation facilities with similar amenities shows that the 
proposed fees are reasonable and typical of similar sites in the area.

DATES: Send any comments about these fee proposals by October 13, 2017 
to the appropriate ranger district listed below so comments can be 
compiled, analyzed, and shared with a Recreation Resource Advisory 
Committee.

ADDRESSES: Hector District Ranger, Finger Lakes National Forest, State

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Route 414, Hector, NY 14841; Manchester District Ranger, Green Mountain 
National Forest, 2538 Depot Street, Manchester Center, VT 05255; or 
Rochester District Ranger, Green Mountain National Forest, 99 Ranger 
Road, Rochester, VT 05767.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hector Ranger District: Tim Noon, 
Natural Resource Specialist, (607) 546-4470; Manchester Ranger 
District: Emily Lauderdale, District Recreation Program Manager, (802) 
362-2307; Rochester Ranger District: Holly Knox, District Recreation 
Program Manager, (802) 767-4261.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act 
(Title VII, Pub. L. 108-447) directs the Secretary of Agriculture to 
publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new 
recreation fee or fee areas are established.
    The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests are proposing 
several new fees to recreation areas on the three ranger districts 
located within the Forests. They are as follows:
    1. Hector Ranger District, Finger Lakes National Forest: Proposed 
new fees for Backbone Horse Camp for overnight use at $15.00 per night 
for one vehicle and one horse trailer, and a day use fee of $5.00 for 
one vehicle and one horse trailer.
    2. Manchester Ranger District, Green Mountain National Forest: 
Proposed new fees for Grout Pond Recreation Area for overnight use at 
$16.00 per night for one vehicle, plus an additional $5 for each 
additional vehicle.
    3. Rochester Ranger District, Green Mountain National Forest: 
Proposed new fees for Silver Lake Campground at $10 per night, plus an 
additional $5 for each additional vehicle; and Texas Falls Day Use Area 
Pavilion at $20 for up to 20 people, and $40 for 21-40 people.
    A tremendous increase in recreation use at these specific areas on 
the Forests has shown that people appreciate and enjoy the availability 
of developed recreation facilities and pavilions. The Forests currently 
have several campgrounds and recreation areas with fees, and pavilions 
for rent. The campgrounds and recreation areas are often at capacity 
with pavilion rentals often fully booked throughout their rental 
season. A market analysis for each area indicates that the above 
proposed fees are both reasonable and acceptable for this sort of 
unique recreation experience. Revenue from the recreation fees will be 
used for improvements as well as the continued operation and 
maintenance of these sites. These fees will also help support 
sustainable recreation on the Forests.
    The proposed fees will be reviewed by a Recreation Resource 
Advisory Committee prior to a final decision and implementation. If 
approved by the Eastern Regional Forester, the new fees would go into 
effect around May 2018. The Backbone Horse Camp, Grout Pond Recreation 
Area, Silver Lake Campground, and Texas Falls Day Use Area Pavilion 
will become available for recreational use and rentals around May 2018.
    People wanting to reserve Backbone Horse Camp, Silver Lake 
Campground, or Texas Falls Day Use Area Pavilion will need to do so 
through Recreation One Stop, at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-
444-6777. Recreation One Stop charges a $10 fee for reservations.

    Dated: August 11, 2017.
Glenn Casamassa,
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 2017-18233 Filed 8-28-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P