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Notice of Public Meetings, San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council, Utah

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of Public Meetings.


In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) San Rafael Swell Recreation Area Advisory Council (Council) will meet as indicated below.


The Council is scheduled to meet on February 17, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Council is also scheduled to meet on April 7, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on April 8, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. A virtual meeting platform and/or teleconference may substitute an in-person meeting if public health restrictions are in place.


The meetings will be held at the Emery County Courthouse, 75 East Main Street, Castle Dale, Utah 84513. Written comments to address the Council may be sent to Lance Porter, Green River District Manager, 170 South 500 West, Vernal, Utah 84078, or via email with the subject line “San Rafael Swell Advisory Council meeting” to

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Lance Porter, Green River District Manager, 170 South 500 West, Vernal, Utah 84078; phone (435) 781-4400; or email Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf may call the Federal Relay Service Start Printed Page 4115(FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question for the above individual. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Replies are provided during normal business hours.

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The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act (Pub. L. 116-9) established the Council to provide advice and information for the BLM in planning and managing the San Rafael Swell Recreation Area. The seven-member council represents a wide range of interests including local government, recreational users, grazing allotment permittees, conservation organizations, expertise in historical uses of the recreation area, and Tribes. More information can be found at:​get-involved/​resource-advisory-council/​near-you/​utah/​San-Rafael-Swell-RAC. Agenda topics for the February meeting will include an overview of Dingell Act mandates, an overview of the Price Field Office Resource Management Plan (RMP), nomination of a Council chairperson and vice-chairperson, identification of next steps, and discussion of upcoming RMP amendments. Agenda topics for the April meeting will include agency updates, RMP updates, and discussion of implementation-level plans. The final agendas and meeting information will be posted on the Council's web page 30 days before the meetings.

The meetings are open to the public; however, transportation, lodging, and meals are the responsibility of the participating individuals. A public comment period will be offered each day of the scheduled meetings. Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and the time available, the time for individual comments may be limited. People wishing to speak will be asked to sign in before the scheduled oral comment time for planning and record keeping purposes. Written comments may also be sent to the Price Field Office at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. All comments received will be provided to the Council.

Public Disclosure of Comments: Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Detailed Council meeting minutes will be maintained in the Green River District Office and will be available for public inspection and reproduction during regular business hours within 90 days following each meeting. Minutes will also be posted to the Council web page.

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Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-2.

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Gregory Sheehan,

State Director.

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[FR Doc. 2021-00445 Filed 1-14-21; 8:45 am]