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California Desert District
Release Date: 03/03/11
Contacts: David Briery , (951) 697-5220 or  
  Stephen Razo , (951) 697-5217  
News Release No. CDD-11-26

BLM Desert Advisory Council to Meet in Victorville

The next meeting of the Bureau of Land Management’s California Desert Advisory Council (DAC) will be held March 26, 2011 in Victorville, Calif. The council will meet in formal session on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 12603 Mariposa Road, Victorville, CA 92395.  There will be no field trip on Friday, March 25.  On that date, the council will hold an internal business meeting on administrative matters.

Agenda topics for the formal session on Saturday will include updates by council members and reports from the BLM District Manager and five field office managers.  In addition, the agenda may include updates on California Independent System Operator, the 29 Palms Marine Corps Air-to-Ground Combat Center proposed expansion, abandoned mine lands, special recreation permits, and renewable energy. Final agenda items will be posted on the BLM California state website at:    

All formal DAC meetings are open to the public. The public will be invited to comment at the beginning of the meeting Saturday morning, during the presentations at the discretion of the DAC chair, and at the end of the meeting.  While the meeting is tentatively scheduled to conclude at 5 p.m., it could wrap up earlier should the council conclude its presentations and discussions.

Written comments may be filed in advance of the meeting and should be addressed to the Desert Advisory Council, c/o Bureau of Land Management, External Affairs, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553. Written comments also are accepted at the time of the meeting and, if copies are provided to the recorder, will be incorporated into the minutes.

For more information regarding the DAC meeting, contact David Briery, BLM California Desert District public affairs at (951) 697-5220.


California Desert District   22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553  

Last updated: 03-03-2011