Department of Agriculture July 16, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of New Recreation Fees; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, (Title VIII, Pub. L. 108-447)
Document Number: 2013-17028
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Manti-La Sal National Forest is proposing to add the Orange Olsen Administrative Site facilities into the recreation rental program. The facilities proposed for the recreation rental program include: (1) Orange Olsen Dwelling and (2) Orange Olsen Bunkhouse with four trailer pads. The proposal is to charge $60.00 per night at the Dwelling and $40.00 per night at the Bunkhouse. The fee for the Bunkhouse would also include four trailer pads with water and sewer hookups. Visitors will have the option of reserving the Dwelling or the Bunkhouse separately, or the entire site. Fees are assessed based on the level of amenities and services provided, cost of operation and maintenance, and market comparison. Funds from fees would be retained locally and used for the operations and maintenance, and future improvements including historical information on the cabins. The Orange Olsen Dwelling has a front room, two bedrooms (sleeping up to six people), kitchen, and bathroom with shower. An accessible ramp provides entrance to the back door of the facility. The Orange Olsen Bunkhouse has a combination kitchen/bedroom (sleeping up to four people), bathroom with shower, and four trailer pads with water and sewer hookups. Both of the buildings have photovoltaic (solar) lighting, propane fueled appliances, water, and sewer.
National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council
Document Number: 2013-16991
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council, (NUCFAC) will be filling five positions that will expire December 31, 2013. Interested applicants may download a copy of the application and position descriptions from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service's Urban and Community Forestry Web site: www.fs.fed.us/ucf/ nucfac.
Announcement of Grant Application Deadlines; Deadlines and Funding Levels
Document Number: 2013-16953
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Rural Utilities Service
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces its Public Television Station Digital Transition Grant Program application window for fiscal year (FY) 2013. The FY 2013 funding for the Public Television Station Digital Transition Grant Program is $2,775,327.
Notice of New Recreation Fee; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act
Document Number: 2013-16931
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-07-16
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Coronado National Forest is proposing to add the Portal CCC House and Portal Bunkhouse into the recreation rental program. The proposal is to charge $125.00 per night at the Portal CCC House and $100.00 per night at the Portal Bunkhouse. The Portal CCC House has two bedrooms (one with a futon couch, the second with a set of bunk beds), a single bathroom (with a shower), a small dining/living room combination, and a fully-equipped kitchen. It can accommodate up to five people. The Portal Bunkhouse has one bedroom (with a set of bunk beds and a small rollaway bed), a single bathroom (with a shower), and a small kitchen/dining room combination. It can accommodate up to four people. Both facilities have electric lights, heat, and running water. Other cabin rentals on National Forests in Arizona have shown the public appreciates the enhanced recreational opportunity afforded by these rehabilitated historic structures. Revenues from the rentals will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of this facility and other properties in the Arizona ``Rooms with a View'' Cabin Rental Program.