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USDA - 73553 - Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)
Hide Section - GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameBighorn Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number73553
Original Establishment Date3/26/2010Committee StatusMerged
Actual Termination Date Committee URLhttp://cloudapps-usda-gov.force.com/FSSRS/RAC_P...
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date12/3/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*District Ranger, Medicine Wheel District
Date Of Renewal Charter12/3/2020Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*David
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Hogen
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*(307) 548-5301
Effective Date Of Authority*3/23/2018Designated Federal Officer Fax*(307) 548-5316
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*dhogen@fs.fed.us
Committee Type*Continuing
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Other Committee
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Merge
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Act describes the duties of the committees as follows: to review 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 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 RAC meeting activity in FY2019. Merge recommended and pending Secretary approval.

In FY20, Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee – 73553, Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee – 73554, Medicine Bow-Routt Resource Advisory Committee – 73537, Pike-San Isabel Resource Advisory Committee – 73557 and Shoshone Resource Advisory Committee – 73561 merged to form the 0084582 - Rocky Mountain Resource Advisory Committee.
Hide Section - PERFORMANCE MEASURES

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 Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*19Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNo RAC meeting activity; therefore, no new recommendations in FY2019.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*89.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentTwo of the 19 projects recommended were partially implemented during the FY19 field season.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*11.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot applicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess Comment
Agency Feedback Comment*The remaining RAC Project recommendations (2), of those funded in FY2016, were fully (2) implemented in FY2019.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 as 1. Sustain our Nation's Forests and Grasslands; and 2. Deliver Benefits to the Public.
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COSTS

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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
Federal Staff Support (FTE)* Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY* 
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

Category
Area
Agriculture
Forestry
Agriculture
Animals
Fish and Wildlife
Applied Science
Engineering
Basic Science
Biology
Energy
Mining and Minerals
Natural Resources
Land
Conservation and Preservation
Grazing Areas
Land Management and Use
Science and Technology
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
History
Water
Rivers
Water 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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Hide Section - DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-036818Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033434Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-002129Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003066Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003341Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005168Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005430Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006713Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-007592Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-008568Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee2010