Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92-463 and 94-579, that the location for the Bureau of Land Management California Desert District Advisory Council's Saturday, October 21 meeting has been changed. The Council will meet in formal session from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Barstow Community College, located at 2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, California.
The Council and interested members of the public will participate in a field tour of BLM-administered public lands on Friday, October 20, 2000. They will assemble for the field tour at the Holiday Inn parking lot at 7:45 a.m. and depart at 8:00 a.m. The hotel is located at 1511 East Main Street in Barstow. Tour stops will include sites along Route 66, Amboy Crater, Cadiz Land Company for a discussion on the proposed Cadiz Groundwater Storage and Dry-Year Supply Program, Camp Essex (Patton Camp), and the community of Goffs. Members of the public are welcome to participate in the tour, but should plan on providing their own transportation, drinks, and lunch.
The Council will meet in formal session on Saturday. Agenda items will include comments from BLM California State Director Mike Pool, and updates/briefings on the BLM National Off-Highway Vehicle Management Strategy, Route 66, the Draft California Desert District Recreation Fee Policy, and a California Desert District Non-Profit Association.
At 2:00 p.m. discussions will focus on the proposed Cadiz Groundwater Storage Project, which will include a panel discussion and overview of the proposed project. The Council meeting also will serve as a public meeting during which BLM will accept and record public comment regarding the proposed project. Members of the public must register with the Council Chairman to speak. The time allotted each speaker will be based upon the number of people who register to speak.
All Desert District Advisory Council meetings are open to the public. Time for public comment may be made available by the Council Chairman during the presentation of various agenda items, and is scheduled at the beginning of the meeting for topics not on the agenda.
Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting for the California Desert District Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, Public Affairs Office, 6221 Box Springs Boulevard, Riverside, California 92507-0714. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Doran Sanchez at (909) 697-5220, BLM California Desert District External Affairs.Start Signature
Dated: October 12, 2000.
Acting District Manager.
[FR Doc. 00-26705 Filed 10-17-00; 8:45 am]
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