[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 73 (Tuesday, April 18, 2017)]
[Page 18279]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-07761]

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Forest Service

Sitka Resource Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Sitka Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in 
Sitka, Alaska. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural 
Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in 
compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the 
committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide 
advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects 
and funding consistent with the Act. RAC information can be found at 
the following Web site: http://cloudapps-usda-gov.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_Page?id=001t0000002JcwXAAS.

DATES: The meeting will be held May 25, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
    All RAC meetings are subject to cancellation. For status of meeting 
prior to attendance, please contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER 

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Sitka Ranger District, Katlian 
Room, 2108 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, Alaska. Meeting will also be 
available by teleconference, to attend via teleconference, please 
contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    Written comments may be submitted as described under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, 
are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and 
copying. The public may inspect comments received at the Sitka Ranger 
District. Please call ahead to facilitate entry into the building.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Hirsch, RAC Coordinator, by phone 
at 907-747-4214 or via email at [email protected].
    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 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to:
    1. Review project proposals, and
    2. Make project recommendations for Title II funds.
    The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include time for 
people to make oral statements of three minutes or less. Individuals 
wishing to make an oral statement should request in writing by May 15, 
2017, to be scheduled on the agenda. Anyone who would like to bring 
related matters to the attention of the committee may file written 
statements with the committee staff before or after the meeting. 
Written comments and requests for time to make oral comments must be 
sent to Lisa Hirsch, RAC Coordinator, 2108 Halibut Point Road, Sitka, 
Alaska 99835; by email to [email protected], or via facsimile to 
    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, please 
contact 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 30, 2017.
Jeanne M. Higgins,
Acting Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System.
[FR Doc. 2017-07761 Filed 4-17-17; 8:45 am]