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USDA - 10814 - Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameHumboldt County Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number10814
Original Establishment Date10/20/2008Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/srnf/workingtoge...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date10/15/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter10/15/2023Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Mark
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Deperro
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*(530) 640-0398
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*mark.deperro@usda.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

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?*The committee is comprised of 15 members, five in each of three categories prescribed in the Act. Within each category, the Act identifies specific interests members are to represent. Committees are formed in geographic areas to ensure each national forest located within a participating county or counties has access to a resource advisory committee. The Act requires members to be residents of the state or states within which the committee has jurisdiction.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee generally will meet 1-4 times per year or as needed to perform its duties.
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 are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksNo activity in FY22.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

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 DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentNot applicable.Grants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*37Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNo new recommendations were made in FY 2022. Per FS records, there have been a total of 37 recommendations; however, 2 were withdrawn and 1 was rejected. Therefore 34 projects were moved forward.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*94.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented Comment32 recommendations (of 34 projects that moved forward) have been completed. FY 2019 indicated 33 projects had been completed--actual number was 32).Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*6.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented Comment2 recommendations (out of an overall 34 projects) are in progress.Access 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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COSTS

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*$1,238.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$12,377.00
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$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$2,000.00
Total Costs$1,238.00Est. Total Next FY*$14,377.00
Date Cost Last Modified10/9/2022 10:04 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.05
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.02Est Cost RemarksExpect more time/effort to be dedicated to the Humboldt (and Del Norte) RACs when a new Partnership Coordinator is hired. Estimate DFO effort to increase to 5% and RAC Coordinator to 10%.
Cost RemarksDFO estimate (Deperro): 0.5%
RAC Coordinator (Riggs) estimate: 1%

Total cost determined using the FACA Database Cost Calculator.

DFO and RAC Coordinator did not have time in FY22 to coordinate and implement Humboldt RAC activities due to primary job responsibilities and priority was given to Del Norte RAC (RIggs) since activities were already underway and there was more staff support there.
  
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Agriculture
Forestry
Land
Conservation and Preservation
Land Management and Use
Hide Section - MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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Hide Section - CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039787Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2021
 COM-038276Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2020
 COM-036044Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033379Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001151Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003048Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003316Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005160Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005398Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006733Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-008510Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008556Humboldt County Resource Advisory Committee2010