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DOI - 84607 - Sierra Front Northern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameSierra Front Northern Great Basin Resource Advisory CouncilAgency NameDepartment of the Interior
Fiscal Year2022Committee Number84607
Original Establishment Date3/5/2020Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttps://www.blm.gov/get-involved/resource-advis...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments* 
Terminated This FY Max Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date11/9/2021Designated Fed Officer Position Title*BLM Elko District Manager
Date Of Renewal Charter11/9/2023Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Gerald
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Dixon
Establishment Authority*Statutory (Congress Created)Designated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Federal Land Policy and Management Act, Sec. 309Designated Federal Officer Phone*(775) 753-0262
Effective Date Of Authority* Designated Federal Officer Fax*775-753-0325
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*gdixon@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 provides advice and develops recommendations for BLM with respect to the land use planning, classification, retention, management, and disposal of the public lands within the area for which the advisory council is established and such other matters as may be referred to it by the DFO. The RAC also makes recommendations to the BLM and FS regarding recreation fee proposals.
How is membership balanced?*The Sierra-Front Northern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council is composed of 15 members distributed in a balanced fashion among the following groups. 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 RAC met once in FY2022 on August 11-12, 2022. The RAC generally meets 1-2 times per year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The RAC allows BLM managers to receive advice and feedback from a wide variety of local interested citizens in a single, interactive forum at regularly scheduled meetings. The RAC provides the various interests in a single forum to discuss issues and reach consensus.
Why close or partially close meetings?All meetings are open to the public.
Recommendation RemarksThe RAC met once in FY 2022.
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesYes
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsYes
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationYes
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsYes
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryYesAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentThe RAC provides amenity fee recommendations to the BLM and U.S. Forest Service.
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome Commentn/aNumber 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 Sierra Front-Northwestern Great Basin RAC. However, the contributions of the RAC are of great benefit to the BLM.Grants Review Commentn/a
Number Of Recommendations*2Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentThe RAC met on August 11 & 12, 2022, in Elko, NV. The RAC passed a motion to recommend the Elko District Business Plan, timelines, and fees increases.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*50.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*50.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentThe Elko District Business Plan has not been implemented to-date.Access OtherYes
Agency Feedback*NoAccess Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*Narrative Description*
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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*$24,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$31,920.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$7,545.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$9,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$970.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$3,000.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$1,756.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$2,000.00
Total Costs$34,271.00Est. Total Next FY*$45,920.00
Date Cost Last Modified11/16/2022 2:40 PMEst. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.30
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.30Est Cost RemarksOther costs may include venue rental and meeting FRN publication costs.
Cost RemarksOther costs include venue rental for meeting and publication of 1 meeting FRN and 2 calls for nominations FRNs.  
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Agriculture
Forestry
Agriculture
Animals
Fish and Wildlife
Emergency
Earthquake, Flood, and Fire Hazards and Administration
Energy
Energy
Mining and Minerals
Natural Resources
Pipelines
Environment
Environmental Issues
Land
Conservation and Preservation
Grazing Areas
Land Management and Use
National Parks, Sites, Trails, Recreational Areas Monuments
Transportation
Surface and Vehicular Transportation
Water
Rivers
Water Use
Waterways
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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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-039513Sierra Front Northern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council2021
 COM-037177Sierra Front Northern Great Basin Resource Advisory Council2020