82 FR 63 pgs. 16339-16340 - Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board

Type: NOTICEVolume: 82Number: 63Pages: 16339 - 16340
FR document: [FR Doc. 2017-06654 Filed 4-3-17; 8:45 am]
Agency: Agriculture Department
Sub Agency: Forest Service
Official PDF Version:  PDF Version
Pages: 16339, 16340

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Forest Service

Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board


Forest Service, USDA.


Notice of meeting.


The Black Hills National Forest Advisory Board (Board) will meet in Rapid City, South Dakota. The Board is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. II), the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 (16 U.S.C. 1600 et. seq. ), the National Forest Management Act of 1976 (16 U.S.C. 1612), and the Federal Public Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (Pub. L. 108-447). Additional information concerning the Board, including the meeting summary/minutes, can be found by visiting the Board's Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/blackhills/workingtogether/advisorycommittees.


The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.

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


The meeting will be held at the Forest Service Center, 8221 Mount Rushmore Road, Rapid City, South Dakota.

Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION . All comments, including names and addresses, when provided, are placed in the record and available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Black Hills National Forest Supervisor's Office. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building.


Scott Jacobson, Committee Coordinator, by phone at 605-440-1409 or by email at sjjacobson@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 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.


The purpose of the meeting is to provide:

(1) Annual Ethics Training;

(2) Black Hills Resilient Landscapes (BHRL) Project update;

(3) 2016 Forest Health Report;

(4) Black Hills Invasive Plant Partnership presentation;

(5) Non-motorized Trails-Working Group update;

(6) Recreation Site Analysis (RSA)-Working Group update;

(7) Fire Season Outlook-2017;

(8) Orientation Topic-Road Maintenance; and

(9) Election update-Chairman/Vice Chairman.

[top] The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for people to make oral statements of three minutes page 16340 or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should submit a request in writing by April 10, 2017, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the Board may file written statements with the Board's staff before or after the meeting. Written comments and time requests for oral comments must be sent to Scott Jacobson, Black Hills National Forest Supervisor's Office, 1019 North Fifth Street, Custer, South Dakota 57730; by email to sjjacobson@fs.fed.us, or via facsimile to 605-673-9208.

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 by contacting the person listed in the section titled FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT . All reasonable accommodation requests are managed on a case by case basis.

Dated: March 13, 2017.

Jeanne M. Higgins,

Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.

[FR Doc. 2017-06654 Filed 4-3-17; 8:45 am]