Notice of Use Authorizations; Special Recreation Permits, Other Than on Developed Recreation Sites; Adjustment in Fees, 55112 [2017-25101]

Download as PDF 55112 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 222 / Monday, November 20, 2017 / Notices Authority: 43 U.S.C. Chapter 3. Principal Meridian, Montana Joshua F. Alexander, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana. nshattuck on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES T. 26 N., R. 45 E. Sec. 10. T. 27 N., R. 42 E. Secs. 27 and 28. T. 27 N., R. 51 E. Sec. 21. T. 27 N., R. 55 E. Sec. 7. [FR Doc. 2017–25073 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management A person or party who wishes to protest an official filing of a plat of survey identified above must file a written notice of protest with the BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. The notice of protest must identify the plat(s) of survey that the person or party wishes to protest. The notice of protest must be received in the BLM Montana State Office no later than the scheduled date of the proposed official filing for the plat(s) of survey being protested; if received after regular business hours, a notice of protest will be considered filed the next business day. A written statement of reasons in support of the protest, if not filed with the notice of protest, must be filed with the BLM Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Montana within 30 calendar days after the notice of protest is received. If a notice of protest of the plat(s) of survey is received prior to the scheduled date of official filing or during the 10 calendar day grace period provided in 43 CFR 4.401(a) and the delay in filing is waived, the official filing of the plat(s) of survey identified in the notice of protest will be stayed pending consideration of the protest. A plat of survey will not be officially filed until the next business day after all timely protests have been dismissed or otherwise resolved. If a notice of protest is received after the scheduled date of official filing and the 10 calendar day grace period provided in 43 CFR 4.401(a), the notice of protest will be untimely, may not be considered, and may be dismissed. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in a notice of protest or statement of reasons, you should be aware that the documents you submit—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available in their entirety at any time. While you can ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:15 Nov 17, 2017 Jkt 244001 [17XL1109AF; L12200000.PM0000.241E; LLWO250000] Notice of Use Authorizations; Special Recreation Permits, Other Than on Developed Recreation Sites; Adjustment in Fees Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is adjusting certain special recreation permit fees for various recreation activities on BLMadministered public lands and related waters. The BLM is adjusting the minimum fee for commercial, competitive, organized group activities or events, and assigned sites. DATES: The fee adjustments will become applicable on November 20, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Ballenger, Division of Recreation and Visitor Services, 202–912–7642. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877– 8339 to contact Mr. Ballenger during normal business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with Mr. Ballenger. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice establishes that, effective on November 20, 2017, the Special Recreation Permit (SRP) minimum fee for commercial use is $110 per year. The minimum fee for both competitive and organized group activities and events is $6 per person per day, and the minimum fee for an assigned site is $220 per site. The BLM Director is authorized to periodically adjust fees by the regulations found at 43 CFR 2932.31(b). The previous fee schedule went into effect on March 1, 2014. Commercial and reserved site fees are rounded to the nearest $5. Competitive and group use fees are rounded to the nearest $1. Individual states also have the option of imposing application fees as a matter of cost recovery and/or establishing higher minimum fees for SRPs. The next fee SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 adjustment is scheduled for March 1, 2020. The intended effect of the fee calculation process is to ensure that fees cover administrative costs of permit issuance, provide a fair return to the U.S. Government for use of the public lands, and reflect fair market value. The BLM, in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service, automatically adjusts the minimum commercial, competitive, organized group and activity special recreation permit fees and minimum assigned site fee every 3 years. These fees are calculated and adjusted based on the change in the Implicit Price Deflator-Gross Domestic Product Index (IPD–GDP). The IPD–GDP is also available from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, at the following Web site: http://www.bea.gov/iTable/index_ nipa.cfm. Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1740, 16 U.S.C. 6802, and 43 CFR 2932.31 Kristin Bail, Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning. [FR Doc. 2017–25101 Filed 11–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLMT926000 L11400000.BK0000; 18XL1109AF; MO# 4500115884] Notice of Proposed Filing of Plats of Survey: Montana Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Notice of proposed official filing. AGENCY: The plats of surveys for the lands described in this notice are scheduled to be officially filed 30 calendar days after the date of this publication in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana. The surveys, which were executed at the request of the BLM, are necessary for the management of these lands. DATES: A person or party who wishes to protest this decision must file a notice of protest in time for it to be received in the BLM Montana State Office no later than 30 days after the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: A copy of the plats may be obtained from the Public Room at the BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101, upon required payment. The plats may be viewed at this location at no cost. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

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Notice of Use Authorizations; Special Recreation Permits, Other 
Than on Developed Recreation Sites; Adjustment in Fees

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is adjusting certain 
special recreation permit fees for various recreation activities on 
BLM-administered public lands and related waters. The BLM is adjusting 
the minimum fee for commercial, competitive, organized group activities 
or events, and assigned sites.

DATES: The fee adjustments will become applicable on November 20, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  David Ballenger, Division of 
Recreation and Visitor Services, 202-912-7642. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay 
Service at 1-800-877-8339 to contact Mr. Ballenger during normal 
business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 
to leave a message or question with Mr. Ballenger. You will receive a 
reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice establishes that, effective on 
November 20, 2017, the Special Recreation Permit (SRP) minimum fee for 
commercial use is $110 per year. The minimum fee for both competitive 
and organized group activities and events is $6 per person per day, and 
the minimum fee for an assigned site is $220 per site.
    The BLM Director is authorized to periodically adjust fees by the 
regulations found at 43 CFR 2932.31(b). The previous fee schedule went 
into effect on March 1, 2014. Commercial and reserved site fees are 
rounded to the nearest $5. Competitive and group use fees are rounded 
to the nearest $1. Individual states also have the option of imposing 
application fees as a matter of cost recovery and/or establishing 
higher minimum fees for SRPs. The next fee adjustment is scheduled for 
March 1, 2020.
    The intended effect of the fee calculation process is to ensure 
that fees cover administrative costs of permit issuance, provide a fair 
return to the U.S. Government for use of the public lands, and reflect 
fair market value. The BLM, in coordination with the U.S. Forest 
Service, automatically adjusts the minimum commercial, competitive, 
organized group and activity special recreation permit fees and minimum 
assigned site fee every 3 years.
    These fees are calculated and adjusted based on the change in the 
Implicit Price Deflator-Gross Domestic Product Index (IPD-GDP). The 
IPD-GDP is also available from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau 
of Economic Analysis, at the following Web site: http://www.bea.gov/iTable/index_nipa.cfm.

    Authority:  43 U.S.C. 1740, 16 U.S.C. 6802, and 43 CFR 2932.31

Kristin Bail,
Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning.
[FR Doc. 2017-25101 Filed 11-17-17; 8:45 am]
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