Author Topic: Farmington District Resource Advisory Council Meeting, New Mexico  (Read 1389 times)

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AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act
and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of
the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Farmington District
Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.

DATES: The meeting dates are February 20-21, 2013, at the BLM
Farmington District Office, 6251 College Blvd., Farmington, New Mexico
87402, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. The public may send
written comments to the RAC at the above address.

Office, 6251 College Blvd., Farmington, NM 87402, telephone 505-564-
7620. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD)
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8229
to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS
is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or
question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during
normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 10-member RAC advises the Secretary of
the Interior, through the BLM, on a variety of planning and management
issues associated with public land management in New Mexico. Planned
meeting agenda items include discussion of a proposed amendment to the
Farmington Field Office Resource Management Plan that would revise how
the Farmington Field Office manages the BLM Glade Run Recreation Area
The RAC also will receive an update on a delayed wild horse gather
within the BLM Farmington Field Office administrative area and discuss
how the Field Office could begin planning to maximize the number of
horses adopted locally by the public after the gather.

    Other items on the meeting agenda include discussion of BLM Taos
Field Office transportation planning. Taos and Farmington field office
staff also are scheduled to discuss BLM management of the Old Spanish
National Historic Trail. There also will be a presentation by BLM
firefighters on the outlook for the 2013 fire season.

    At 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, there will be a one-hour
public comment period. In addition to comments made by members of the
public attending the meeting, public comments also can be made by
telephone through a conference call hook-up at the meeting that will
project comments made over the telephone through a speakerphone so that
all those in the meeting room may listen. To make a reservation to
comment by telephone, contact Bill Papich at the BLM Farmington
District Office and he will provide you with a phone number to call
just prior to the public comment period. Mr. Papich can be contacted at
505-564-7620, or by email at The BLM is limited to 15
callers hooking up to the BLM conference call system during the public
comment period. Mr. Papich will accept reservations to comment by phone
on a first come, first serve basis.
    All RAC meetings are open to the public. Depending on the number
individuals wishing to comment and the time available for comments, the
time for individual comments may be limited.

Dave Evans,
District Manager.
[FR Doc. 2013-00977 Filed 1-17-13; 8:45 am]

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