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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NamePecos District Resource Advisory CouncilAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2019Committee Number73657
Original Establishment Date6/15/2010Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advis...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*10
Current Charter Date6/17/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*BLM Pecos District Manager
Date Of Renewal Charter6/17/2020Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Jim
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Stoval
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Federal Land Policy and Management Act, Section 309Designated Federal Officer Phone*575-627-0290
Effective Date Of Authority*10/21/1976Designated Federal Officer Fax*575-627-0276
Committee Type*ContinuingDesignated Federal Officer Email*jstovall@blm.gov
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
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RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The BLM's Pecos District RAC provides representative citizen council and advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the Bureau of Land Management's New Mexico State Director concerning the planning and management of public land resources located within the jurisdictional boundaries of the BLM’s Pecos District.
How is membership balanced?*The Pecos District Resource Advisory Council is composed of 10 members distributed in a balanced fashion among the following groups and within those groups. Specific interests include: Category I includes those holding Federal grazing permits or leases, interests associated with transportation or rights-of-way, developed outdoor recreation, OHV users, or commercial recreation activities, commercial timber industry, or energy and mineral development. Category II includes nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations, dispersed recreation activities, archaeological and historical interests, or nationally or regionally recognized wild horse and burro interest groups. Category III includes state, county, or locally elected office-holders, employee of a State agency responsible for the management of natural resources, Indian Tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the RAC is organized, are employed as academicians in natural resource management or the natural sciences, or represent the public-at-large.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Pecos District RAC met once FY2018. Usually the RAC meets 2-4 times a year. Meetings are timely and relevant to actions occurring within the Pecos District.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The RAC develops recommendations for the BLM regarding the preparation, amendment, and implementation of land use plans for the public lands and resources within the jurisdiction of the RAC. This may require the RAC to, at the direction of the designated Federal officer, gather and analyze information, conduct studies and field examinations, hear public comments, and provide advice on the issues presented.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings are open to the public. Notices of the meetings are published in the Federal Register, posted on the BLM New Mexico website, and distributed to local newspapers.
Recommendation RemarksThe Pecos District RAC conducted one meeting during FY2018: December 6, 2017.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentAn in-depth analysis has not been done to determine cost savings associated with the Pecos District RAC. However, the contributions of the RAC are of great benefit to the BLM.Grants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*3Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThere were no recommendations in FY 2018. In FY2015, the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concern Livestock Grazing Subcommittee submitted a recommendation to the RAC regarding using livestock grazing as a management tool that is not tied to the Taylor Grazing Act. The recommendation from the Subcommittee included criteria for selecting a grazer, vegetation management goals, and thresholds for treating the area by grazing with livestock. The RAC accepted the recommendation, and forwarded it on to the BLM.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*100.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentThe subcommittee's recommendation has been incorporated into the ACEC Guidance plan.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback CommentThe BLM's Pecos District management provides the RAC with comprehensive feedback on how it uses RAC discussions and recommendations in its strategies and specific management actions.Narrative Description*The Pecos District Resource Advisory Council is a citizen advisory council that serves in an advisory capacity concerning the planning and management of the public land resources located in the BLM's Pecos District.
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COSTS

Payments to Non-Federal Members* Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Members* Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY* 
Payments to Federal Staff* Estimated Payments to Federal Staff* 
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Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members* Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members* 
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff* Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY* 
Travel Reimb. For Consultants* Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY* 
Other Costs Est. Other Costs Next FY* 
Total Costs$0.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
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SUBCOMMITTEES

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Subcommittees

ActionCommittee System IDSubcommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-031446Lesser Prairie-Chicken Habitat Preservation Area of Critical Environmental Concern Livestock Subcommittee2019
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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

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Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-001544Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2017
 COM-002726Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2016
 COM-003682Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2015
 COM-004844Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2014
 COM-005652Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2013
 COM-006994Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2012
 COM-007749Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2011
 COM-009188Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2010
 COM-033289Pecos District Resource Advisory Council2018