SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE
The Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee(LTFAC) is scheduled to meet from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 12, 2010 at the U.S. Forest Service Supervisor’s Office, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. LTFAC will address issues related to federal activities at Lake Tahoe.
Items on the agenda include: 1) a review and discussion of public comments and congressional input on LTFAC’s preliminary recommendation of the Lake Tahoe Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) Round 11 capital projects and science themes; 2) develop a final LTFAC recommendation for the Lake Tahoe SNPLMA Round 11 capital projects and science themes, and 3) public comment will be taken on preliminary recommendation packages for capital projects and science and research themes.
LTFAC consists of 20 members representing a broad array of constituencies. The Secretary of Agriculture chartered the first LTFAC in July 1998 to advise the Federal Partnership on programs and projects within the Lake Tahoe Basin. LTFAC’s charter has been renewed every two years with the most recent renewal occurring in August 2008. All Lake Tahoe Federal Advisory Committee meetings are open to the public. Interested citizens are encouraged to attend. Issues may be brought to the attention of the committee during the open public comment period at the meeting, or by filing a written statement with the committee through Arla Hains, USDA-Forest Service, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA, 96150. For more information on the Lake Tahoe Federal Advisory Committee, visit the Forest Service web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ltbmu/.