Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting, 53400-53401 [2019-21817]

Download as PDF 53400 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 194 / Monday, October 7, 2019 / Notices The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) intends to establish the following: The Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) in Rocky Mountain Region (R2) by consolidating Bighorn, Medicine-Bow Routt, Shoshone, Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison and PikeSan Isabel RACs; the Northern Utah RAC in the Intermountain Region (R4) by consolidating the Ashley RAC and the Uinta Wasatch Cache RAC; the Mendo-Lake County RAC in the Pacific Southwest Region (R5) by consolidating the Mendocino RAC and Lake County RAC; the Gifford Pinchot RAC in the Pacific Northwest Region (R6) by consolidating the North Gifford Pinchot RAC and the South Gifford Pinchot RAC; and the Northern Wisconsin RAC in the Eastern Region (R9) by consolidating the Chequamegon RAC and Nicolet RAC. Secure Rural Schools (SRS) RACs pursuant to the Secure Rural Schools and Community SelfDetermination Act (the Act), as amended, most recently by the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–334). The SRS RACs will operate in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The purpose of the SRS RACs is to improve collaborative relationships among people who use and care for National Forests. The Secretary has determined that the work of the SRS RACs are in the public’s interest and relevant to the duties of the Department of Agriculture. The SRS RACs are statutory committees. Additional information concerning the SRS RACs can be found by visiting the SRS RACs website at: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/pts/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Word, National Partnership Coordinator, Forest Service Secure Rural Schools Program, by telephone at (928) 699–5016 or by email at jonathan.a.word@usda.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background In accordance with the provisions of FACA, the Secretary of Agriculture intends to establish SRS RACs to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with SRS Title II of the Act. The duties of SRS RACs include monitoring projects, advising the Secretary on the progress and results of monitoring efforts, and making VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Oct 04, 2019 Jkt 250001 recommendations to the Forest Service for any appropriate changes or adjustments to the projects being monitored by the SRS RACs. SRS RACs Membership The SRS RACs will be comprised of no more than 15 members, no fewer than 9 members in accordance with the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018; hereafter, 2018 Farm Bill. Members will be approved by the Secretary of Agriculture except in Arizona and Montana where they will be approved by the Regional Forester and each will serve a 4-year term. SRS RACs membership will be balanced in terms of the points of view represented and functions to be performed. The SRS RACs shall include representation from the following interest areas: (1) Five persons who represent: (a) Organized Labor or Non-Timber Forest Product Harvester Groups, (b) Developed Outdoor Recreation, Off Highway Vehicle Users, or Commercial Recreation Activities, (c) Energy and Mineral Development, or Commercial or Recreational Fishing Interests, (d) Commercial Timber Industry, or (e) Federal Grazing or Other Land Use Permits, or Represent NonIndustrial Private Forest Land Owners, within the area for which the committee is organized. (2) Five persons who represent: (a) Nationally Recognized Environmental Organizations, (b) Regionally or Locally Recognized Environmental Organizations, (c) Dispersed Recreational Activities, (d) Archaeological and Historical Interests, or (e) Nationally or Regionally Recognized Wild Horse and Burro Interest Groups, Wildlife or Hunting Organizations, or Watershed Associations. (3) Five persons who represent: (a) State Elected Office (or a designee), (b) County or Local Elected Office, (c) American Indian Tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the committee is organized, (d) Area School Officials or Teachers, or (e) Affected Public at Large. Of these members, one will become the Chairperson who is recognized for their ability to lead a group in a fair and focused manner and who has been briefed on the mission of the RAC. A chairperson is selected by a majority of RAC members. The Committee will meet on an annual basis or as needed and determined by the Agency. In the event that a vacancy arises, the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) may PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 fill the vacancy in the manner in which the original appointments were made. In accordance with the SRS Act, members of the SRS RAC shall serve without compensation. SRS RAC members may be allowed travel and per diem expenses for attendance at committee meetings, subject to approval of the DFO responsible for administrative support to the SRS RAC. Equal opportunity practices in accordance with USDA policies shall be followed in all appointments to the SRS RACs. To ensure that the recommendations of the SRS RACs have taken into account the needs of the diverse groups served by USDA, membership will, to the extent practicable, include individuals with demonstrated ability to represent all racial and ethnic groups, women and men, and persons with disabilities. Dated: September 24, 2019. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–21818 Filed 10–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting Forest Service, USDA. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Petersburg, Alaska and Wrangell, 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 website: https:// cloudapps-usda-gov.secure.force.com/ FSSRS/RAC_ Page?id=001t0000002JcwHAAS. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., or until business is concluded. All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For updated status of the meeting prior to attendance, please contact Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907–772–5948 or via email at lslaght@fs.fed.us. DATES: E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 194 / Monday, October 7, 2019 / Notices The meeting will be held at the Wrangell Ranger District Office, 525 Bennett Street, Wrangell, Alaska 99929 and at the Petersburg Ranger District office, 12 North Nordic Drive, Petersburg, Alaska 99833. The two locations will be connected via video teleconference. Interested persons may attend in person at either location, or by teleconference. For anyone who would like to attend by teleconference, please contact Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907–772–5948 or via email at lslaght@fs.fed.us. 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 Petersburg Ranger District Office or the Wrangell Ranger District Office, Monday through Friday at 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907–772–5948 or via email at lslaght@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 progress of previously funded projects; 2. Review new project proposals; and 3. Conclude any business that may be remaining concerning recommendations for allocation of Title II funding to projects. 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 Friday, November 1, 2019, 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 time for oral comments may be sent to Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, Post Office Box 1328, Petersburg, Alaska 99833; by email to lslaght@fs.fed.us or via facsimile to 907– 772–5995. Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 Oct 04, 2019 Jkt 250001 in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907–772–5948 or via email at lslaght@fs.fed.us. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis. Dated: September 25, 2019. Cikena Reid, USDA Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–21817 Filed 10–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3411–15–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Notice of Public Meeting of the Pennsylvania Advisory Committee Commission on Civil Rights. Announcement of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the Pennsylvania Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene by conference call at 11:30 a.m. (EST) on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the two briefing meetings on the Committee’s project titled, School Discipline and School-to-Prison Pipeline in PA. The first briefing will be on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 and conducted via conference call; the second daylong, inperson briefing will be on Thursday, November 21, 2019. Details for both briefings will be provided in subsequent Federal Register notices. DATES: Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. (EDT). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ivy Davis at ero@usccr.gov or by phone at 202–376–7533. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Call-In Information: Conference call-in number: 800–353– 6461 and conference call ID number: 6813288. Interested members of the public may listen to the discussion by calling the following toll-free conference call-in number: 800–353–6461 and conference call ID number: 6813288. Please be advised that before placing them into the conference call, the conference call operator will ask callers to provide their names, their organizational affiliations (if any), and email addresses (so that callers may be notified of future meetings). Callers can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53401 wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free conference call-in number. Persons with hearing impairments may also follow the discussion by first calling the Federal Relay Service at 1– 800–877–8339 and providing the operator with the toll-free conference call-in number: 800–353–6461 and conference call ID number: 6813288. Members of the public are invited to make statements during the Public Comment section of the meeting or to submit written comments. The statements must be received in the regional office approximately 30 days after the scheduled meeting. Written comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425, or emailed to Corrine Sanders at ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may phone the Eastern Regional Office at (202) 376– 7533. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing as they become available at: https://www.facadatabase.gov/ FACA/FACAPublicViewCommittee Details?id=a10t0000001gzjZAAQ; click the ‘‘Meeting Details’’ and ‘‘Documents’’ links. Records generated from this meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s website, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address. Agenda: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 I. Rollcall II. Welcome III. Project Planning —Discuss Details of the two planned Briefings on the Committee’s Civil Rights Project IV. Other Business V. Next Meetings VI. Public Comments VII. Adjourn Exceptional Circumstance: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, the notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days prior to the meeting because of the exceptional circumstances of preparing for the committee’s November 21, 2019, hearing. E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 194 (Monday, October 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53400-53401]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-21817]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will 
meet in Petersburg, Alaska and Wrangell, Alaska. The committee is 
authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-
Determination 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 
website: https://cloudapps-usda-gov.secure.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_Page?id=001t0000002JcwHAAS.

DATES: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, from 
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., or until business is concluded.
    All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For updated status of 
the meeting prior to attendance, please contact Linda Slaght, RAC 
Coordinator, by phone at 907-772-5948 or via email at 
[email protected].

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ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Wrangell Ranger District 
Office, 525 Bennett Street, Wrangell, Alaska 99929 and at the 
Petersburg Ranger District office, 12 North Nordic Drive, Petersburg, 
Alaska 99833. The two locations will be connected via video 
teleconference.
    Interested persons may attend in person at either location, or by 
teleconference. For anyone who would like to attend by teleconference, 
please contact Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907-772-5948 
or via email at [email protected].
    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 Petersburg 
Ranger District Office or the Wrangell Ranger District Office, Monday 
through Friday at 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call ahead to 
facilitate entry into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by 
phone at 907-772-5948 or via email at [email protected].
    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 progress of previously funded projects;
    2. Review new project proposals; and
    3. Conclude any business that may be remaining concerning 
recommendations for allocation of Title II funding to projects.
    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 Friday, 
November 1, 2019, 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 time for oral comments may be 
sent to Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, Post Office Box 1328, 
Petersburg, Alaska 99833; by email to [email protected] or via 
facsimile to 907-772-5995.
    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 Linda Slaght, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 907-772-5948 or via 
email at [email protected]. All reasonable accommodation requests are 
managed on a case by case basis.

    Dated: September 25, 2019.
Cikena Reid,
USDA Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-21817 Filed 10-4-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3411-15-P