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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR District Public Affairs Specialist (951) supplementary rules, in writing,
697–5220. according to the ADDRESSES section,
Meeting of the California Desert Dated: November 2, 2005. above. Comments on the proposed
District Advisory Council supplementary rules should be specific,
Robert D. Roudabush,
Acting District Manager.
confined to issues pertinent to the
AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, proposed supplementary rules, and
Interior. [FR Doc. 05–22346 Filed 11–8–05; 8:45 am]
explain the reason for any
ACTION: Notice of public meeting. BILLING CODE 4310–40–P
recommended change. Where possible,
your comments should reference the
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, in
specific section or paragraph of the
accordance with Public Laws 92–463 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
proposal that you are addressing. BLM
and 94–579, that the California Desert need not consider or include in the
District Advisory Council to the Bureau Bureau of Land Management
Administrative Record for the final rule
of Land Management, U.S. Department [CO–200–1220–PA] comments that we receive after the close
of the Interior, will participate in a field of the comment period (see DATES) or
tour of BLM-administered public lands Notice of Proposed Supplementary
comments delivered to an address other
on Friday, January 27, 2006, from 7:30 Rules for Public Lands in Park County,
than those listed above (see ADDRESSES).
a.m. to 5 p.m., and meet in formal CO: Guffey Gorge/Guffey Gulch BLM will make your comments,
session on Saturday, January 28 from 8 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, including your name and address,
a.m. to 4 p.m. at the La Casa Del Zorro Interior. available for public review at the
Desert Resort, located at 3845 Yaqui address listed in ADDRESSES above
ACTION: Notice of proposed
Pass Road in Borrego Springs, during regular business hours (8 a.m. to
supplementary rules.
California. 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except
The Council and interested members SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land on Federal holidays). Under certain
of the public will depart from the resort Management (BLM)’s Royal Gorge Field conditions, BLM can keep your personal
for a field tour at 7:30 a.m. The public Office is proposing supplementary rules information confidential. You must
is welcome to participate in the tour, to regulate conduct on specific public prominently state your request for
but should plan on providing their own lands within Park County, Colorado. confidentiality at the beginning of your
transportation, drinks, and lunch. Tour The rules apply to the public lands comment. BLM will consider
stops and presentations will be called Guffey Gorge, also known as withholding your name, street address,
announced via a public letter and news Guffey Gulch. BLM has determined and other identifying information on a
release at a later date. these rules necessary to protect the case-by-case basis to the extent allowed
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: All Desert area’s natural resources and to provide by law. BLM will make available to the
District Advisory Council meetings are for public health and safe public public all submissions from
open to the public. Public comment for recreation. organizations and businesses and from
items not on the agenda will be DATES: You should submit your individuals identifying themselves as
scheduled at the beginning of the comments by December 9, 2005. In representatives or officials of
meeting Saturday morning. Time for developing final supplementary rules, organizations or businesses.
public comment may be made available BLM need not consider comments II. Background
by the Council Chairman during the postmarked, received in person or by
presentation of various agenda items, electronic mail after this date. Guffey Gorge/Guffey Gulch is a small
and is scheduled at the end of the tract (80 acres) of public land in Park
ADDRESSES: Mail, personal, or
meeting for topics not on the agenda. County, Colorado. It is surrounded by
messenger delivery: Bureau of Land
Meeting agenda topics with private land with Park County Road 102
Management, Royal Gorge Field Office,
timeframes will be announced via a providing legal public access. Until five
3170 East Main Street, Cañon City,
public letter and news release at a later years ago, recreational use of this area
Colorado 81212. Internet e-mail:
date. While the Saturday meeting is was light, and the area was used (Include ‘‘Attn:
tentatively scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 primarily by local residents for
Guffey Gorge’’)
p.m., the meeting could conclude prior picnicking, hiking, and swimming.
to 4 p.m. should the Council conclude Recreational use of the area has
L. Masinton, Field Manager, or Leah increased significantly over the past five
its presentations and discussions. Quesenberry, Outdoor Recreation
Therefore, members of the public years—resulting in resource damage,
Planner, Royal Gorge Field Office, at the user conflicts, and safety hazards for
interested in a particular agenda item or address listed above or by telephone at
discussion should schedule their arrival visitors and surrounding private
719–269–8500. Individuals who use a landowners.
accordingly. telecommunications device for the deaf
Written comments may be filed in (TDD) may contact them individually III. Discussion of Supplementary Rules
advance of the meeting for the through the Federal Information Relay
California Desert District Advisory These supplementary rules apply to
Service at 1–800/877–8339, 24 hours a approximately 80 acres of public lands
Council, c/o Bureau of Land day, seven days a week.
Management, Public Affairs Office, known as Guffey Gorge, identified as
22835 Calle San Juan De Los Lagos,
Moreno Valley, California 92553. I. Public Comment Procedures Park County, Colorado, Sixth Principal
Written comments also are accepted at II. Background Meridian
III. Discussion of the Supplementary Rules
the time of the meeting and, if copies IV. Procedural Matters T. 15 S., R. 71 W.
are provided to the recorder, will be Section 4: SE1⁄4SE1⁄4
incorporated into the minutes. I. Public Comment Procedures Section 9: NE1⁄4NE1⁄4
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please submit your comments on These proposed supplementary rules
Doran Sanchez, BLM California Desert issues related to the proposed are needed to address significant public

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safety concerns and resource protection National Environmental Policy Act based enterprises in domestic and
issues resulting from increased public BLM has prepared an environmental export markets. They merely would
use and unsafe user conduct on public assessment (EA) and has found that impose reasonable restrictions on
lands known as Guffey Gorge. The these proposed supplementary rules certain recreational activities on certain
supplementary rules are proposed under would not constitute a major Federal public lands to protect natural
the authority of 43 CFR 8365.1–6, action significantly affecting the quality resources, the environment, human
8341.1, and 8364.1. This notice, with a of the human environment under health, and safety.
detailed map, will be posted at the section 102(2)(C) of the National Unfunded Mandates Reform Act
Royal Gorge Field Office. Environmental Policy Act of 1969 These proposed supplementary rules
IV. Procedural Matters (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C). The do not impose an unfunded mandate on
supplementary rules would merely state, local or tribal governments, in the
Executive Order 12866, Regulatory establish rules of conduct for public use
Planning and Review aggregate, or the private sector, of more
of a limited area of public lands in order than $100 million in any one year; nor
These proposed supplementary rules to protect natural resources and public do these proposed supplementary rules
are not a significant regulatory action health and safety. Although some uses, have a significant or unique effect on
and are not subject to review by Office such as camping, would be prohibited small governments. They would merely
of Management and Budget under in the area, the area would still be open impose reasonable restrictions on
Executive Order 12866. These proposed to other recreation uses. A detailed certain recreational activities on certain
supplementary rules will not have an statement under NEPA is not required. public lands to protect natural resources
annual effect of $100 million or more on BLM has placed the EA and Finding of and the environment, human health,
the economy. They will not adversely No Significant Impact (FONSI) on file in and safety. Therefore, BLM is not
affect in a material way the economy, the BLM Administrative Record at the required to prepare a statement
productivity, competition, jobs, the address specified in the ADDRESSES containing the information required by
environment, public health or safety, or section. BLM invites the public to the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act at
state, local, or tribal governments or review these documents and suggests 2 U.S.C. 1532.
communities. These proposed that anyone wishing to submit
supplementary rules will not create a comments in response to the EA and Executive Order 12630, Governmental
serious inconsistency or otherwise FONSI do so in accordance with the Actions and Interference With
interfere with an action taken or Written Comments section above. Constitutionally Protected Property
planned by another agency. These Rights (Takings)
Regulatory Flexibility Act
proposed supplementary rules do not The proposed supplementary rules
materially alter the budgetary effects of Congress enacted the Regulatory are not a government action capable of
entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan Flexibility Act of 1980 (RFA), as interfering with constitutionally
programs or the rights or obligations of amended, 5 U.S.C. 601–612, to ensure protected property rights. The
their recipients; nor do they raise novel that Government regulations do not reasonable restrictions that would be
legal or policy issues. They merely unnecessarily or disproportionately imposed by these supplementary rules
establish rules of conduct for public use burden small entities. The RFA requires would not deprive anyone of property
of a limited area of public lands in order a regulatory flexibility analysis if a rule or interfere with anyone’s property
to protect natural resources and public would have a significant economic rights. Therefore, the Department of the
health and safety. impact, either detrimental or beneficial, Interior has determined that the rule
on a substantial number of small would not cause a taking of private
Clarity of the Supplementary Rules entities. These proposed supplementary property or require further discussion of
rules should have little effect on takings implications under this
Executive Order 12866 requires each business, organizational, or
agency to write regulations that are Executive Order.
governmental entities of whatever size.
simple and easy to understand. We They merely would impose reasonable Executive Order 13132, Federalism
invite your comments on how to make restrictions on certain recreational The proposed supplementary rules
these proposed supplementary rules activities on certain public lands to will not have a substantial direct effect
easier to understand, including answers protect natural resources, the on the states, on the relationship
to questions such as: (1) Are the environment, human health, and safety. between the national government and
requirements in the proposed Therefore, BLM has determined under the states, or on the distribution of
supplementary rules clearly stated? (2) the RFA that these proposed power and responsibilities among the
Do the proposed supplementary rules supplementary rules would not have a various levels of government. The
contain technical language or jargon that significant economic impact on a shooting restrictions in the
interferes with their clarity? (3) Is the substantial number of small entities. supplementary rules do not apply to
description of the proposed
Small Business Regulatory Enforcement hunting with a state hunting license.
supplementary rules in the ‘‘Discussion
Fairness Act (SBREFA) Therefore, in accordance with Executive
of Supplementary Rules’’ section of this
Order 13132, BLM has determined that
preamble helpful to your understanding These proposed supplementary rules the proposed supplementary rules do
of the proposed supplementary rules? are not a ‘‘major rule’’ as defined at 5 not have sufficient Federalism
How could this description be more U.S.C. 804(2). They would not result in implications to warrant preparation of a
helpful in making the proposed an annual effect on the economy of $100 Federalism Assessment.
supplementary rules easier to million or more, in a major increase in
understand? costs or prices, or in significant adverse Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice
Please send any comments you have effects on competition, employment, Reform
on the clarity of the supplementary investment, productivity, innovation, or Under Executive Order 12988, the
rules to either of the addresses specified on the ability of United States-based Office of the Solicitor has determined
in the ADDRESSES section. enterprises to compete with foreign- that these proposed supplementary

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rules would not unduly burden the supplementary rules that you must approximately 60.87 acres of public
judicial system and that the follow: land in Shasta County, California.
requirements of sections 3(a) and 3(b) a. No person or persons shall enter or Shasta Service Guild, a non-profit
(2) of the Order are met. be upon these lands between the hours organization, proposes to use the land
of sunset and sunrise. for a park and community center.
Executive Order 13175, Consultation
b. No person or persons shall have DATES: Interested persons may submit
and Coordination With Indian Tribal
any type of fire except in a mechanical written comments to the Field Manager
stove or other appliance fueled by gas, at the address shown below until
In accordance with Executive Order and equipped with a valve that allows December 27, 2005. The land will not be
13175, we have found that these the operator to turn the flame on and offered for lease or conveyance until
proposed supplementary rules do not off. after January 9, 2006.
contain policies that have tribal c. No person or persons shall bring or ADDRESSES: Bureau of Land
implications. As such, no duties under possess glass containers. Management, Redding Field Office, 355
Executive Order 13175 are required. d. No person or persons shall possess Hemsted Drive, Redding, California
or discharge any fireworks. 96002.
Executive Order 13211, Actions
e. No person or persons shall
discharge a firearm of any kind,
Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Ilene Emry, 530–224–2100 or by email
including those used for target shooting
Distribution, or Use to
or paintball. Licensed hunters in
In accordance with Executive Order SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The
legitimate pursuit of game during the
13211, BLM has determined that the proper season with appropriate following described public land in
proposed supplementary rules are not firearms, as defined by the Colorado Shasta County, California has been
significant energy actions. The rules are Division of Wildlife, are exempt from examined and found suitable for
not likely to have a significant adverse this rule. classification for lease and/or
effect on energy supply, distribution or f. All persons using these public lands conveyance under the Recreation and
use, including any shortfall in supply or shall keep the area free of trash, litter, Public Purposes Act, as amended (43
price increase, and should have no and debris during the period of U.S.C. 869 et seq.) and is hereby
substantial effect on fuel consumption. occupancy and shall remove all classified accordingly:
personal equipment upon departure.
Paperwork Reduction Act Mount Diablo Meridian, California
These supplementary rules do not Penalties T. 32 N., R. 5 W.,
Sec. 30, lots 16 and 19, S1⁄2NE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4,
contain information collection Under section 303(a) of the Federal and N1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4;
requirements that the Office of Land Policy and Management Act of Sec. 31, lot 29.
Management and Budget must approve 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1733(a), and the The area described contains 60.87 acres in
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, as Shasta County.
1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. amended, 18 U.S.C. 3571, if you violate The Shasta Service Guild’s goal is to
any of these supplementary rules on preserve and interpret the history of
public lands within the boundaries Shasta County and especially the Shasta
The principal author of these established in the rules, you may be area. The 60.87 acres of public land has
supplementary rules is Leah tried before a United States Magistrate many historical features which will be
Quesenberry, Outdoor Recreation and fined no more than $100,000 or incorporated into their plan of
Planner, Royal Gorge Field Office, imprisoned for no more than 12 months, development along with many
Bureau of Land Management. or both. structures which include an old freight
Supplementary Rules for Guffey Gorge Douglas M. Koza, depot, blacksmith barn, church, school,
Acting State Director, Colorado State Office. and other such structures that may
The Royal Gorge Field Office, become available. The project will also
Colorado, issues these supplementary [FR Doc. 05–22342 Filed 11–8–05; 8:45 am]
include an area for their annual Art Fair
rules under the authority of the Federal BILLING CODE 4310–JB–P
and Fiddle Jamboree held in May each
Land Policy and Management Act year. Part of their plan includes a full-
(FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1740, and 43 CFR service Community Center and offices
8365.1–6. Enforcement authority for DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
which will also include bays for
these supplementary rules on the public emergency vehicles such as an
Bureau of Land Management
lands within the Guffey Gorge area is ambulance or fire truck, along with a
found in FLPMA, 43 U.S.C. 1733, and [CA–360–1430–EU; CACA 28302]
fire training site to help in the training
43 CFR 8360.0–7. of area fire personnel.
These supplementary rules apply to Notice of Realty Action:
The Shasta Service Guild is a non-
approximately 80 acres of public lands Classification of Public Land for profit organization that provides family
known as Guffey Gorge, identified as Recreation and Public Purposes; Shasta support services, social services, and
follows: County, California local community project assistance in
Park County, Colorado, Sixth Principal AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Shasta County. A portion of the above
Meridian Interior. described lands (encompassing
T. 15 S., R. 71 W. ACTION: Notice of realty action. approximately 3 acres within lot 19)
Section 4: SE1⁄4SE1⁄4 were previously classified as suitable for
Section 9: NE1⁄4NE1⁄4 SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land lease, for landfill purposes, to the
Management (BLM) has examined and County of Shasta. These lands are no
found suitable for classification for lease longer needed for this purpose and are
Guffey Gorge is designated as a day- and or conveyance, under provisions of hereby classified for lease and or
use only area with the following the Recreation and Public Purposes Act conveyance to the Shasta Service Guild

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