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Prince William Sound Resource Advisory Committee

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ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Prince William Sound Resource Advisory Committee will meet via teleconference. The committee is meeting as authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (Pub. L. 110-343) and in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the meeting is to review, discuss and select projects to be funded thru the Secure Rural Schools Act.

DATES:

The meeting will be held September 15th, 2012, 9-5 (longer or shorter as needed).

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held via teleconference. Members and the general public can call into the bridge line 907-586-7820. Telephones will also be set up at the Cordova Ranger District located at 612 2nd Street, Cordova, Alaska and the Glacier Ranger District located at 145 Forest Station Road, Girdwood, Alaska. Written comments should be sent to Teresa Benson P.O. Box 280, Cordova, AK 99574. Comments may also be sent via email to tbenson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to (907) 424-7214.

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 Cordova Ranger District (612 2nd Street, Cordova, AK) or the Glacier Ranger District (145 Forest Station Road, Girdwood, AK).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Teresa Benson, Designated Federal Official, c/o USDA Forest Service, P.O. Box 280, Cordova, Alaska 99574, telephone (907) 424-4742.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The meeting is open to the public. The following business will be conducted: The Prince William Sound Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will be discussing and voting on proposals that have been received from communities of the Prince William Sound. The proposals that may receive funding would enhance forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality on the Chugach National Forest and other near-by lands including the communities of Chenega, Cordova, Tatitlek, Valdez and Whittier. The RAC is responsible for approving projects with funds made available from years 2008-2012.

The public is welcome to attend the September 15th RAC meeting. Committee discussion is limited to Forest Service staff and Committee members. However, public input opportunity will be provided and individuals will have the opportunity to address the Committee at that time.

Persons who wish to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff before or after the meeting. Public input sessions will be provided and individuals who made written requests by close of business August 24th will have the opportunity to address the Committee at those sessions.

Dated: July 23, 2012.

Teresa M. Benson,

District Ranger.

[FR Doc. 2012-18617 Filed 7-30-12; 8:45 am]

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