Oroville, May 16 – The Butte County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet on May 23, 2011, from 6:30-9 p.m., at the Feather River Ranger District Office (875 Mitchell Ave, Oroville, CA) conference room. Agenda includes: review Secure Rural Schools legislation, Sec. 204 (f) and discuss the 50% watershed restoration/road maintenance funding goal; discuss developing a process for providing partial project funding; discuss requiring a maximum request amount for project applicants; review and discuss examples of watershed/stream restoration and road maintenance projects along with monitoring projects such as GPS/GIS mapping; review funding Cycle 2 application and instructions and discuss improvements as necessary; review a timeline for Cycle 2 project funding and schedule out meeting(s). The public is welcome and may participate during public comment periods.
The RAC was established as a provision of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 (SRS). Other RAC information may be obtained at http://www.fs.usda.gov and http://www.fs.fed.us/srs. For further information about this meeting including special needs, contact Lee Anne Schramel Taylor at (530) 283-7850.