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USDA - 5154 - California Spotted Owl Federal Advisory Committee - Agency Authority
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Committee NameCalifornia Spotted Owl Federal Advisory CommitteeAgency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Fiscal Year1998Committee Number5154
Original Establishment Date9/30/1997Committee StatusTerminated
Actual Termination Date12/31/1997Committee URL 
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYYesMax Number of Members*Unlimited
Current Charter Date9/24/1997Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date12/31/1997Designated Federal Officer First Name*Jonathan
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameS.
Specific Termination AuthorityAgency termination, committee completed work.Designated Federal Officer Last Name*Stephens
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Designated Federal Officer Phone*202-205-0948
Effective Date Of Authority*9/30/1997Designated Federal Officer Fax*202-205-1012
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*jonathan.stephens/wo@fs.fed.us
Committee Type*Ad hoc
Presidential*No
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board
Hide Section - RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

RECOMMENDATION/JUSTIFICATIONS

Agency Recommendation*Terminate
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNo
Legislation Status 
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The Secretary of Agriculture and the Chief of the Forest Service will use the findings and recommendations to develop a strategy for management of the Sierra Nevada ecosystem.
How is membership balanced?*Chair-retired director of Forest Service Research Station; wildlife biologist; fisherires biologist; fire ecologist; computer modling expertise; biologist-committee management; silviculture expertise; forest planning expertise; landscape ecologist; Native American forester; forest ecologist.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee held three (3) meetings in California.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Secretary of Agriculture wanted to have an independent panel of scientists to review the California Spotted Owl EIS. The Secretary of Agriculture wanted to ensure that the most current information on the spotted owl and Sierra Nevada ecosystem was incorporated into the Cal owl EIS.
Why close or partially close meetings?No closed meetings.
Recommendation Remarks
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PERFORMANCE MEASURES

Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety* Action Reorganize Priorities* 
Outcome Trust In Government Action Reallocate Resources 
Outcome Major Policy Changes Action Issued New Regulations 
Outcome Advance In Scientific Research Action Proposed Legislation 
Outcome Effective Grant Making Action Approved Grants Or Other Payments 
Outcome Improved Service Delivery Action Other 
Outcome Increased Customer Satisfaction Action Comment
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg Requirements Grants Review* 
Outcome Other Number Of Grants Reviewed 
Outcome CommentNumber Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings* Dollar Value Of Grants Recommended 
Cost Savings CommentGrants Review Comment
Number Of Recommendations* Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer* 
Number Of Recommendations CommentAccess Agency Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented* Access Committee Website 
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentAccess GSA FACA Website 
% of Recs Partially Implemented* Access Publications 
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentAccess Other 
Agency Feedback* Access 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*$19,900.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$0.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$1,865.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$1,840.00Est 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$3,728.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$27,333.00Est. Total Next FY*$0.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*1.00Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.00
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

No interest areas selected for this committee.
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MEMBERS,MEETINGS AND ADVISORY REPORTS

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CHARTERS AND RELATED DOCS

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DATA FROM PREVIOUS YEARS

Committee

Data from Previous Years

 
ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-021770California Spotted Owl Federal Advisory Committee1997