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Cherokee Resource Advisory Committee Meeting

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Forest Service, USDA.


Notice of meeting.


The Cherokee Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Alcoa, Tennessee. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates 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. RAC information can be found at the following Web site:​pts/​.


The meeting will be held August 24, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.

All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.


The meeting will be held at McGhee Tyson Airport—Airfield Maintenance Operations Center, 2950 Airfield Service Drive, Alcoa, Tennessee.

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 Start Printed Page 46045available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Cherokee National Forest Supervisor's Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building.

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Terry McDonald, RAC Coordinator, by phone at 423-476-9729 or via email at

Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.

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The purpose of the meeting is to:

1. Discuss new committee membership outreach and recruiting efforts,

2. Review projects discussed at the last meeting, and

3. Recommend projects to the Forest Service for Cocke County and Monroe County, Tennessee.

The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by August 15, 2016, to be scheduled on the agenda. 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. Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be sent to Terry McDonald, RAC Coordinator, 2800 Ocoee Street North, Cleveland, Tennessee 37312; by email to, or via facsimile to 423-476-9754.

Meeting Accommodations: If you are a person requiring reasonable accommodation, please make requests in advance for sign language interpreting, assistive listening devices, or other reasonable accommodation. For access to the facility or proceedings, please contact the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis.

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Dated: July 11, 2016.

D. JaSal Morris,

Forest Supervisor.

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[FR Doc. 2016-16747 Filed 7-14-16; 8:45 am]