Olympic Peninsula Resource Advisory Committee (RAC); Title II Projects
The Secure Rural Schools Act (SRS Act) was reauthorized by section 524 of P.L. 114-10 and signed into law by the President on April 16, 2015. In total, approximately $285 million in Forest Service authorized SRS funding will benefit 41 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in support of local schools and roads and for other purposes. Additional information about Title II projects.
Current Information, 2015
December 17, 2015 – The application period for Title II project proposals closed on November 25, 2015; 22 applications were submitted for 31 projects. The Olympic National Forest is conducting an internal review of applications for completeness and clarity, and applicants will be contacted if there is a need for updating their proposal before submitting to the Resource Advisory Committee. All applications will be posted on this site once the review is complete.
The Forest is also waiting for the Forest Service and Department of Agriculture offices in Washington, DC to approve the Resource Advisory Committee membership. Once approved, the Committee will have the responsibility to review the final applications and make recommendations to the Forest. The public will have the opportunity to attend the meeting at which the Committee discusses the applications and forms it recommendation. The Forest anticipates a Resource Advisory Committee late winter/early spring 2016. For further questions please call (360) 956-2435.]