Public involvement opportunities are shown in italics.
Prepare Project Charter (Preplan)
The Notice of Intent [NOI] to conduct a planning effort could be issued at this time or at completion of the Management Situation Analysis
* To establish a commitment to the planning project at BLM state and field office levels
* To scope out the key elements of managing the planning project
* To begin compiling data and development of GIS needs
* A contract between the planning team and management that includes support requirements, a public participation plan, schedules, team make-up and responsibilities, budget and training needs -- Signed by Field Manager and State Director -- continually updated throughout the planning project