National Park Service, Interior.
Notice of meetings.
Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App 1, section 10), of meetings of the Negotiated Rulemaking Advisory Committee for Off-Road Driving Regulations at Fire Island National Seashore (36 CFR 7.20).
DATES AND TIMES:
The Committee will meet on the following dates—Friday and Saturday, June 28-29, 2002; Friday and Saturday, July 26-27, 2002; and Friday and Saturday, September 13-14, 2002. All meetings will begin at 9 a.m.
All meetings will be held at Dowling College, Oakdale, New York.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Constantine Dillon, Superintendent, Fire Island National Seashore, 120 Laurel Street, Patchogue, NY 11772, 631-289-4810 (Ext. 225).End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Matters to be Considered: Meetings will be held for the to develop advice for the National Park Service with regard to proposed rulemaking governing off-road vehicle use at Fire Island National Seashore.
Below is the initial agenda for the Committee. There will be public comment periods during each negotiating session. However, the Committee may modify its agenda during the course of its work.
Session I—June 28-29, 2002
Welcoming Remarks by National Park Service
Introductions of Committee Members
Discuss and adopt Organizational Protocols (Committee groundrules)
Discuss and adopt draft agenda
Presentation and discussion on applicable laws, regulations, policies and data
Discussion of Committee Member's Ideas For Improving Management of Off-Road Vehicles
Discussion of Agenda for Next Meeting and Tasks Between Sessions
Adjourn Session I.
Session II—July 26-27, 2002
Review and Adopt Session I Meeting Summary
Discussion of Proposed Agenda for Session
Updates and Reports
Review and Discussion of Proposed Draft Rule
Refine Proposals, Seek Tentative Agreements, Clarify Outstanding Issues
Discussion of Agenda for Session III and Tasks Between Sessions
Adjourn Session II
Session III—September 13-14, 2002
Review and Adopt Session II Meeting Summary
Discussion of Proposed Agenda
Review and Discussion of Outstanding Issues
Review and Discussion of Outstanding Issues—Seek Tentative Agreement on Remaining Issues
Seek Consensus on Complete Draft Rule
Discuss Next Steps
The meetings are open to the public. It is expected that 75 persons will be able to attend the meetings in addition to the Committee members.
The Committee was established pursuant to the Negotiated Rulemaking Act of 1990 (5 U.S.C. 561-570). The purpose of the Committee is to advise the National Park Service with regard to proposed rulemaking governing off-road vehicle use at Fire Island National Seashore. Notice of intent to establish this committee was published in 65 FR 70674-70675, November 27, 2000.
Interested persons may make brief oral/written presentations to the Committee during the meetings or file written statements. Such presentations may be made to the Committee during the Public Comment Periods of the meeting, or in writing to the Park Superintendent at the above address at least seven days prior to the meeting.
Draft minutes of the meeting will be available for public inspection about 12 Start Printed Page 30339weeks after the meeting at Fire Island National Seashore, 120 Laurel Street, Patchogue, NY 11772.Start Signature
Dated: April 2, 2002.
Constantine J. Dillon,
Superintendent, Fire Island National Seashore.
[FR Doc. 02-11048 Filed 5-3-02; 8:45 am]
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