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USDA - 73554 - Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee - Statutory (Congress Created)


Committee NameGrand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number73554
Original Establishment Date Committee StatusMerged
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*15
Current Charter Date12/3/2018Designated Fed Officer Position Title*Deputy Forest Supervisor
Date Of Renewal Charter12/3/2020Designated Federal Officer PrefixMr.
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Chad
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Stewart
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. 115-334Designated Federal Officer Phone*(970) 874-6674
Effective Date Of Authority*10/3/2008Designated Federal Officer Fax*(970) 874-6698
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Other Committee


Agency Recommendation*Merge
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 improve collaborative relations and 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 meets annually 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 or recommendations in FY2019.

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


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*YesAction Reorganize Priorities*Yes
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 DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsYesGrants Review*Yes
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNot applicable.Number Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentNot applicable.Grants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations*51Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentNo recommendations for FY2019.Access Agency WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented*91.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented Comment53 of 55 projects have been fully implemented to date. One project (Grand Mesa Visitor Center Water System) will be completed in June 2018; The Gunnison NF habitat restoration project is a multi-year partner project. the allocated RAC funding for this project has been committed and spent by October 2017.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*9.00%Access PublicationsYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented Comment96% of the approved projects have either been completed in FY17. 53 projects fully implemented to date; 1 projects is partially completed (October 2017) and will be completed by June 2018. The last project (habitat restoration - is a multi- year partner project. The allocated RAC funding has been committed and spent on this project by October 2017.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 futuer 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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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-036825Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2019
 COM-033493Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2018
 COM-001156Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2017
 COM-003139Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2016
 COM-003925Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2015
 COM-005251Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2014
 COM-005427Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2013
 COM-006731Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2012
 COM-008507Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2011
 COM-009505Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison Resource Advisory Committee2010