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Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Wrangell-Petersburg Resource Advisory Committee will meet by video-teleconference in Wrangell, Alaska and Petersburg, Alaska. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L 110-343) (the Act) and 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. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to review project proposals and make project funding recommendations.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Friday, September 9, 2011 from 9 a.m. to noon, or until business is concluded. An alternate meeting date has been scheduled for Friday, September 23 in case of lack of committee quorum, or other unforeseen circumstances.

ADDRESSES:

Committee members will meet at the Wrangell Ranger District office at 525 Bennett Street in Wrangell, Alaska, and at the Petersburg Ranger District office at 12 North Nordic Drive in Petersburg, Alaska. Interested persons may attend in person at either location, or by telephone. A teleconference number for those who wish to call in will be provided on request. 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 at 12 North Nordic Drive or the Wrangell Ranger District office at 525 Bennett Street during regular office hours (Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m).

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Christopher Savage, Petersburg District Ranger, P.O. Box 1328, Petersburg, Alaska 99833, phone (907) 772-3871, e-mail csavage@fs.fed.us, or Robert Dalrymple, Wrangell District Ranger, P.O. Box 51, Wrangell, AK 99929, phone (907) 874-2323, e-mail rdalrymple@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 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Requests for reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings may be made by contacting the person listed for FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The following business will be conducted: Evaluation of project proposals and recommendation of projects for funding. This is expected to be the committee's final meeting for project funding recommendations under the current authority. More information on this meeting, including a full agenda, is available online at https://fsplaces.fs.fed.us/​fsfiles/​unit/​wo/​secure_​rural_​schools.nsf/​RAC/​Wrangell-Petersburg?​OpenDocument. 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. A one-hour public input session will be provided beginning at 9 a.m. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by September 2, 2011 to be scheduled on the agenda.

Written comments and requests for time for oral comments should be sent to Christopher Savage, Petersburg District Ranger, P.O. Box 1328, Petersburg, Alaska 99833, or Robert Dalrymple, Wrangell District Ranger, P.O. Box 51, Wrangell, AK 99929. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to csavage@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 907-772-5995. A summary of the meeting will be posted at https://fsplaces.fs.fed.us/​fsfiles/​unit/​wo/​secure_​rural_​schools.nsf/​RAC/​Wrangell-Petersburg?​OpenDocument within 21 days of the meeting.

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Dated: August 1, 2011.

Christopher S. Savage,

District Ranger.

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[FR Doc. 2011-20253 Filed 8-9-11; 8:45 am]

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