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Notice of Public Meeting for the John Day-Snake Resource Advisory Council

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of public meeting.


In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, and the U.S. Start Printed Page 29334Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the John Day—Snake Resource Advisory Council (RAC) will meet as indicated below:


The John Day—Snake RAC will hold a public meeting Thursday, June 18, and Friday, June 19, 2015. The meeting will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 18th, and from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on June 19th. The meeting will be held in the Sternwheel Ballroom at the Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center in Clarkston, Washington, and will include a field trip to the Hells Canyon Recreation Area. A public comment period will be available on the second day of the session.

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Lisa Clark, Public Affairs Specialist, BLM Prineville District Office, 3050 NE. 3rd Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754, (541) 416-6864, or email Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1 (800) 877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

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The John Day—Snake RAC consists of 15 members chartered and appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. Their diverse perspectives are represented in commodity, conservation, and general interests. They provide advice to BLM and Forest Service resource managers regarding management plans and proposed resource actions on public land in central and eastern Oregon. Agenda items for the June 2015 meeting include a field tour of the Hells Canyon Recreation Area, an update on the John Day Basin Resource Management Plan and the Blue Mountain Forest Plan Revision, a presentation of the business plan and request for fee increase for the Lower Deschutes River, committee and member updates, and any other matters that may reasonably come before the John Day—Snake RAC. This meeting is open to the public in its entirety; however, transportation on jet boats during the field tour portion of the meeting on June 18 will not be provided to members of the public. Information to be distributed to the John Day—Snake RAC is requested prior to the start of each meeting. A public comment period will be available on June 19, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. Unless otherwise approved by the John Day—Snake RAC Chair, the public comment period will last no longer than 30 minutes. Each speaker may address the John Day—Snake RAC for a maximum of 5 minutes. A public call-in number is provided on the John Day—Snake RAC Web site at​or/​rac/​jdrac.php. Meeting times and the duration scheduled for public comment periods may be extended or altered when the authorized representative considers it necessary to accommodate business and all who seek to be heard regarding matters before the John Day—Snake RAC.

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Carol Benkosky,

Prineville District Manager.

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[FR Doc. 2015-12299 Filed 5-20-15; 8:45 am]