Bureau of Land Management Utah Resource Advisory Council to Hold Online Meeting

SALT LAKE CITY — The Bureau of Land Management will hold an online meeting of the Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC) on Nov. 9-10, 2020. The meeting will take place from 1 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 9 and from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 10. The public is welcome to join the meeting.

Advisory committees provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior on public land resource and management issues. Each citizen-based committee consists of up to 15 members that represent diverse interests present in the local community. Advisory committees assist the BLM in continuing to be a good neighbor in the communities we serve.

Planned agenda items for the Nov. 9-10 meeting of the Utah RAC include BLM Utah updates and priorities for Fiscal Year 2021, an overview of BLM advisory committees in Utah and discussion of the Utah Resource Advisory Council’s role regarding other advisory committees, a Special Recreation Permit Program overview, a 2020 fire season overview, Color Country District planning updates, the Fivemile Pass Recreation Area Business Plan, Manti-La Sal National Forest Recreation Fee Proposals, Lands and Realty project updates, and other issues as appropriate.

The agenda and meeting registration information (including how to log in and participate via Zoom) are available on the Utah RAC webpage at https://www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advisory-council/near-you/utah/RAC. The public may verbally address the RAC from 4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Nov. 9, and from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 10. Depending on the number of people wishing to comment and the time available, individual oral comments may be time limited. Written comments to address the RAC may be sent to the BLM Utah State Office, 440 West 200 South, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, or via email to BLM_UT_External_Affairs@blm.gov with the subject line “Utah RAC Meeting.”

For more information about the upcoming RAC meeting, please contact Lola Bird at (801) 539-4033 or lbird@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (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.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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