Call for Nominations to the Steens Mountain Advisory Council, 52497-52498 [2021-20316]

Download as PDF lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 21, 2021 / Notices rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. The RACs include the following three membership categories: Category One—Holders of Federal grazing permits or leases within the area for which the RAC is organized; represent interests associated with transportation or rights-of-way; represent developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle users, or commercial recreation activities; represent the commercial timber industry; or represent energy and mineral development. Category Two—Representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations; dispersed recreational activities; archaeological and historical interests; or nationally or regionally recognized wild horse and burro interest groups. Category Three—Hold State, county, or local elected office; are employed by a State agency responsible for the management of natural resources, land, or water; represent Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the RAC is organized; are employed as academicians in natural resource management or the natural sciences; or represent the affected public at large. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographic area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. The following must accompany all nominations: —A completed RAC application, which can either be obtained through your local BLM office or online at: https:// www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/ RPMC%20Nomination%20Form.pdf —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; and —Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations. Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be sent to VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:03 Sep 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 52497 the appropriate BLM offices listed below: New Mexico Alaska Glen Garnand, BLM Roswell Field Office, 2909 West Second Street, Roswell, NM 88201; Phone: (575) 627– 0209. Alaska RAC Melinda Bolton, BLM Alaska State Office, 222 W 7th Avenue #13 Anchorage, AK 99513; Phone: (907) 271–3342. Arizona Arizona RAC Dolores Garcia, BLM Arizona State Office, 1 North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004; Phone: (602) 417–9241. California California Desert District RAC Michelle Van Der Linden, BLM California Desert District Office, 1201 Bird Center Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262; Phone: (760) 833–7172. Central California RAC Serena Baker, BLM Central California District Office, 5152 Hillsdale Circle, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762; Phone: (916) 941–3146. Northern California District RAC Jeff Fontana, BLM Eagle Lake Field Office, 2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130; Phone: (530) 252–5332. Colorado Rocky Mountain RAC Brant Porter, BLM Rocky Mountain District Office, 3028 East Main Street, Can˜on City, CO 81212; Phone (970) 901–9581. Southwest RAC Shawn Reinhardt, BLM Southwest Colorado District Office, 2465 South Townsend Avenue, Montrose, CO 81401; Phone (970) 240–5430. Montana and Dakotas Missouri Basin RAC Mark Jacobsen, BLM Eastern Montana/Dakotas District, 111 Garryowen Road, Miles City, MT 59301; Phone: (406) 233–2831. Western Montana RAC David Abrams, BLM Western Montana District Office, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701; Phone: (406) 533–7617. Nevada Mojave-Southern Great Basin RAC Kirsten Cannon, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130; Phone: (702) 515–5057. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Southern New Mexico RAC Oregon/Washington Eastern Washington RAC Jeff Clark, BLM Spokane District Office, 1103 North Fancher Road, Spokane, WA 99212; Phone: (509) 536– 1297. John Day-Snake RAC Larisa Bogardus, BLM Vale District Office, 3100 H Street, Baker City, OR 97814; Phone: (541) 523–1407. Southeast Oregon RAC Lisa McNee, BLM Lakeview District Office, 1301 South G Street, Lakeview, OR 97630; Phone: (541) 947–6811. Utah Utah RAC Lola Bird, BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101; Phone (801) 539–4033. Wyoming Wyoming RAC Brad Purdy, BLM Wyoming State Office, 5353 Yellowstone Road, Cheyenne, WY 82009; Phone: (307) 775–6328. (Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1) Matthew Buffington, Assistant Director for Communications. [FR Doc. 2021–20315 Filed 9–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [18X LLWO600000.L18200000.XP0000] Call for Nominations to the Steens Mountain Advisory Council Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Steens Mountain Advisory Committee. This citizen-based committee assists in the development of recommendations that address management of the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area and in promoting cooperative management under the Steens Act. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1 52498 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 180 / Tuesday, September 21, 2021 / Notices All nominations must be received no later than October 21, 2021. ADDRESSES: Nominations and completed applications should be sent to the BLM office listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Richardson, BLM Office of Communications, 1849 C Street NW, Room 5614, Washington, DC 20240; email: crichardson@blm.gov; telephone: 202–501–2634. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Richardson during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizenbased advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The rules governing advisory councils are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. Individuals may nominate themselves or others for appointment by the Secretary. Nominees must be residents of the State in which the advisory committee has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographic area of the advisory committee. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. Simultaneous with this notice, the BLM Oregon State Offices will issue a press release providing additional information for submitting nominations. Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. DATES: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Oregon/Washington Steens Mountain Advisory Council (SMAC) Tara Thissell, BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy. 20 West, Hines, OR 97738; Phone: (541) 573–4519. To Apply to the SMAC: Nomination forms and instructions can be obtained VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:03 Sep 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 by mail through phone request or online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/ files/RPMC%20Nomination%20 Form.pdf. Nominees should note the interest area(s) they are applying to represent on their application. All applications must be accompanied by letters of reference that describe the nominee’s experience and qualifications to serve on the SMAC from any represented interests or organizations, a completed SMAC application, and any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. The SMAC consists of 13 members that include a private landowner in the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area (CMPA); two representatives who are grazing permittees on Federal lands in the CMPA; a representative interested in fish and recreational fishing in the CMPA; a representative of the Burns Paiute Tribe; two representatives who are recognized environmental representatives, one of whom shall represent the State as a whole, and one of whom is from the local area; a representative who participates in dispersed recreation, such as hiking, camping, nature viewing, nature photography, bird watching, horseback riding, or trail walking; a representative who is a recreational permit holder or is a representative of a commercial recreation operation in the CMPA; a representative who participates in mechanized or consumptive recreation, such as hunting, fishing, off-road driving, hang gliding, or parasailing; a representative with expertise and interest in wild horse management on Steens Mountain; a representative who has no financial interest in the CMPA to represent statewide interests; and one non-voting representative to serve as the State government liaison to the Council. Members of the SMAC appointed as special Government employees (SGEs) are subject to applicable Federal ethics statutes and regulations, to include applicable exceptions and exemptions. Additionally, SGE members are required, prior to appointment and annually thereafter, to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. SGE members are also required to receive initial ethics training prior to performing any SMAC duties and to receive annual ethics training thereafter. The Department of the Interior will provide materials to those members serving as special Government employees, explaining their ethical obligations. PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1) Matthew Buffington, Assistant Director for Communications. [FR Doc. 2021–20316 Filed 9–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NRNHL–DTS#-32674; PPWOCRADI0, PCU00RP14.R50000] National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions National Park Service, Interior. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service is soliciting electronic comments on the significance of properties nominated before September 11, 2021, for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places. DATES: Comments should be submitted electronically by October 6, 2021. ADDRESSES: Comments are encouraged to be submitted electronically to National_Register_Submissions@ nps.gov with the subject line ‘‘Public Comment on <property or proposed district name, (County) State.>’’ If you have no access to email you may send them via U.S. Postal Service and all other carriers to the National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, MS 7228, Washington, DC 20240. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherry A. Frear, Chief, National Register of Historic Places/National Historic Landmarks Program, 1849 C Street NW, MS 7228, Washington, DC 20240, sherry_frear@nps.gov, 202–913–3763. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The properties listed in this notice are being considered for listing or related actions in the National Register of Historic Places. Nominations for their consideration were received by the National Park Service before September 11, 2021. Pursuant to Section 60.13 of 36 CFR part 60, comments are being accepted concerning the significance of the nominated properties under the National Register criteria for evaluation. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 180 (Tuesday, September 21, 2021)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[18X LLWO600000.L18200000.XP0000]


Call for Nominations to the Steens Mountain Advisory Council

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to 
the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Steens Mountain Advisory 
Committee. This citizen-based committee assists in the development of 
recommendations that address management of the Steens Mountain 
Cooperative Management and Protection Area and in promoting cooperative 
management under the Steens Act.

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DATES: All nominations must be received no later than October 21, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Nominations and completed applications should be sent to the 
BLM office listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Richardson, BLM Office of 
Communications, 1849 C Street NW, Room 5614, Washington, DC 20240; 
email: [email protected]; telephone: 202-501-2634. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay 
Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact Ms. Richardson during normal 
business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to 
leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal 
business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in 
planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the 
BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to 
establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based advisory councils that are 
consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The rules governing 
advisory councils are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others for appointment by 
the Secretary. Nominees must be residents of the State in which the 
advisory committee has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees 
based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the 
geographic area of the advisory committee. Nominees should demonstrate 
a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making.
    Simultaneous with this notice, the BLM Oregon State Offices will 
issue a press release providing additional information for submitting 
nominations.
    Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be 
aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. 
While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying 
information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will 
be able to do so.

Oregon/Washington

Steens Mountain Advisory Council (SMAC)

    Tara Thissell, BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy. 20 West, 
Hines, OR 97738; Phone: (541) 573-4519.
    To Apply to the SMAC: Nomination forms and instructions can be 
obtained by mail through phone request or online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/RPMC%20Nomination%20Form.pdf.
    Nominees should note the interest area(s) they are applying to 
represent on their application. All applications must be accompanied by 
letters of reference that describe the nominee's experience and 
qualifications to serve on the SMAC from any represented interests or 
organizations, a completed SMAC application, and any other information 
that speaks to the nominee's qualifications. The SMAC consists of 13 
members that include a private landowner in the Steens Mountain 
Cooperative Management and Protection Area (CMPA); two representatives 
who are grazing permittees on Federal lands in the CMPA; a 
representative interested in fish and recreational fishing in the CMPA; 
a representative of the Burns Paiute Tribe; two representatives who are 
recognized environmental representatives, one of whom shall represent 
the State as a whole, and one of whom is from the local area; a 
representative who participates in dispersed recreation, such as 
hiking, camping, nature viewing, nature photography, bird watching, 
horseback riding, or trail walking; a representative who is a 
recreational permit holder or is a representative of a commercial 
recreation operation in the CMPA; a representative who participates in 
mechanized or consumptive recreation, such as hunting, fishing, off-
road driving, hang gliding, or parasailing; a representative with 
expertise and interest in wild horse management on Steens Mountain; a 
representative who has no financial interest in the CMPA to represent 
statewide interests; and one non-voting representative to serve as the 
State government liaison to the Council.
    Members of the SMAC appointed as special Government employees 
(SGEs) are subject to applicable Federal ethics statutes and 
regulations, to include applicable exceptions and exemptions. 
Additionally, SGE members are required, prior to appointment and 
annually thereafter, to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report. SGE members are also required to receive initial ethics 
training prior to performing any SMAC duties and to receive annual 
ethics training thereafter. The Department of the Interior will provide 
materials to those members serving as special Government employees, 
explaining their ethical obligations.

(Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1)

Matthew Buffington,
Assistant Director for Communications.
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