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DOI - 84606 - Western Oregon Resource Advisory Council - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameWestern Oregon Resource Advisory CouncilAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number84606
Original Establishment Date3/5/2020Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advis...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FY Max Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date11/8/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Medford District Manager
Date Of Renewal Charter11/8/2023Designated Federal Officer PrefixMs.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Elizabeth
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Burghard
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*FLPMA & The Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (P.L. 106-393)Designated Federal Officer Phone*(541) 618-2200
Effective Date Of Authority*2/20/1976Designated Federal Officer Fax*541-618-2400
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*eburghar@blm.gov
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Non Scientific Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The RAC meets several times a year to make recommendations on Secure Title II funds and Recreation Fees. The RAC also identifies several issues of interest to work with the district's leadership over the coming year.
How is membership balanced?*This Resource Advisory Council is composed of 15 members, balanced within 3 categories: commodity, non-commodity, and local area interest. Each category has 5 members.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee strives to meet 2 to 4 times a year. The meetings are timed related to allocation of Secure Rural Schools Title II funds as well as the need to address Recreation Fee proposals and other priority land management efforts.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Secure Rural Schools legislation requires that advisory committees participate in the distribution of funding and monitoring of projects. This venue provides a diverse and informed perspective to the BLM regarding local application of programs and policies. As a chartered group, and with the rigorous selection process the RAC gives expert advice on the effectiveness and impact of programs and policies in Western Oregon. In addition, members of the RAC reflect the multitude of perspectives from across Western Oregon.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe RAC met on March 30-31, 2022, and May 12-13, 2022.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingYesAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsYes
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherYes
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentThe Western Oregon RAC reviewed Secure Rural Schools Title II projects totaling nearly $8.5 million in FY21. 145 Projects reviewed and 139 projects approved.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*Yes
Outcome Other Number Of Grants Reviewed145
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended139
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$8,479,787.00
Cost Savings CommentIn relation to recreation fee proposals, the cost of recreation site maintenance absorbed by public using the facilities instead of from appropriated dollars.Grants Review CommentSecure Rural School Title II funding has contributed to local economies and built relevant partnerships.
Number Of Recommendations*188Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe RAC approved the Coos Bay District Business Plan.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*99.90%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNew recreation fee implementation on the Coos Bay District hasn't started yet.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.10%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe Coos Bay District plans to implement new fees in spring of 2023.Access OtherNo
Agency Feedback*YesAccess Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*The RAC anticipates approved a multitude of Title II Secure Rural Schools funding in FY23.Narrative Description*The Western Oregon RAC 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 Coos Bay, Medford, Northwest Oregon and Roseburg Districts and the Klamath Falls Resource Area. The Committee is tasked with reviewing and recommending Title II projects for funding, reviewing and approving recreational fee proposals and providing advice and guidance to the BLM.
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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*$154,105.50Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$200,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$940.32Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$10,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$219.62Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$5,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$630.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$2,000.00
Total Costs$155,895.44Est. Total Next FY*$217,000.00
Date Cost Last Modified10/27/2022 4:53 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.50
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.40Est Cost RemarksOther estimated costs
Cost RemarksOther costs include publication of 2 meeting FRNs and 1 call for nominations FRN  
Hide Section - Interest Areas

Interest Areas

Category
Area
Agriculture
Rural Development
Forestry
Energy
Natural Resources
Government
Federal Government
Land
Land Management and Use
National Parks, Sites, Trails, Recreational Areas Monuments
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-039511Western Oregon Resource Advisory Council2021
 COM-037174Western Oregon Resource Advisory Council2020