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USDA - 71993 - Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameHuron-Manistee Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number71993
Original Establishment Date10/1/2009Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date10/17/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*District Ranger, Mio Ranger District
Date Of Renewal Charter10/17/2021Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Greyling
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Brandt
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*SRS and Community Self-Determination Act as reauthorized in PL 110-343, PL 112-141 and as amended Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 PL. 115-334.Designated Federal Officer Phone*(989) 826-3252 Ext 3315
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*(989) 826-6073
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Other Committee


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The purpose of a Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act resource advisory committee is to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service consistent with Division C, Title VI of Public Law 110-343.The Act describes the duties of the committees as follows: to review projects proposed by counties and other interested parties; to recommend projects and funding; to provide early and continuous coordination with Forest Service officials; to provide frequent opportunities for citizens, organizations, tribes, land management agencies and other interested parties to participate openly and meaningfully, beginning in the early stages of project development; to monitor projects approved under the Act; to advise the designated federal official on the progress of monitoring; and to make recommendations for any appropriate changes or adjustments to projects being monitored.
How is membership balanced?*A new committee was created in FY17 with the balance as directed.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*Meetings will be scheduled/conducted when necessary. When funds are available for allocation meetings will be scheduled to generate proposals and evaluate for disbursement.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The RAC is necessary to improve collaborative relationships among the people that use and care for the National Forests and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings will be open to the public.
Recommendation Remarks4 meetings took place in 2022


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot applicable.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$273,029.40
Cost Savings CommentNot applicable.Grants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*27Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations Commentthere were 7 new recomendations in 2022. Total recommendations for the life of the committee is 27 based on prior year information.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentFunding was approved for seven distinct projects at the end of of FY22. Projects have not yet been completed as they we recently approved. It is anticipated all project will be completed in FY23.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNAAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*The Forest Service (FS) Designated Federal Official regularly reports to the committee on whether recommended projects proposals are or are not approved by the FS. The DFO also reports on actions taken to implement approved projects. This may take the form of verbal reports and presentations at committee meetings, committee field trips and monitoring activities.Narrative Description*By recommending projects that maintain and improve the health of national forest ecosystems and improve cooperative relationships among the people who use and care for the national forests, the Secure Rural Schools resource advisory committees support the Forest Service mission to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The committees specifically support Forest Service strategic goals to 1. Restore, sustain, and enhance the national forests; and 2. Provide and sustain benefits to the American people.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$10,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$12,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$500.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$500.00
Total Costs$10,500.00Est. Total Next FY*$12,500.00
Date Cost Last Modified9/1/2022 4:00 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.20
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.20Est Cost RemarksFY23 will require more time on the part of the DFO as the current RAC will expire in December of 2022.
Cost RemarksThe payments to federal staff is an estimated number, their a good deal of time that goes into this by forest employees and the DFO.  
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Interest Areas

Earth Sciences
Conservation and Preservation
Land Management and Use


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039860Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2021
 COM-038356Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2020
 COM-036126Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033451Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001187Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-002457Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003213Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005241Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-006037Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-007350Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-008487Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008558Huron-Manistee Resource Advisory Committee2010