BlueRibbon Coalition BRC: UTAH - Public Meetings Scheduled for Emery County Public Land Bill

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    Date: 06/16/2011
    UTAH - Public Meetings Scheduled for Emery County Public Land Bill
    Dear BRC members, supporters and action alert subscribers,
    I just received an email from Alan Peterson at Sage Riders Motorcycle Club and the Castle Country OHV Association (CCOHVA), with important information on the Emery County Public Land Bill.
    I've pasted their alert below, so please take a minute to read it over and take action. Then pass this important alert on to your friends and family and ask them take action as well.
    Thanks in advance for your involvement,
    Ric Foster
    Public Lands Department Manager
    BlueRibbon Coalition
    208-237-1008 ext 107
    From: Alan Peterson
    Subject: Emery County Public Land Bill schedule of public meetings
    Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:21:37 -0600
    Emery County Public Land Users,
    You've had 2 years to participate in this process. For 2 years the Emery County Public Land Council has been gathering information, taking field trips and asking YOU, what do you want as per management of YOUR public land?
    Many of your friends & neighbors have contributed important "ingredients" to the recipe, now it's time for you to take a look at that recipe before it's handed off to the "bakers" in Washington D.C.
    Hopefully you've been involved in this process. If so, THANK YOU!
    If not, may I ask why not?

    Get Involved and Stay Involved......it's YOUR public land.

    Public meetings on land use bill
    http://www.ecprogress.com/index.php?tier=1&article_id=11053

    Public meetings on land use bill
    Emery County Public Lands Council will host public meetings at the following times and places for the purpose of advising Emery County residents and other stakeholders of the recommended land use plan and federal legislation. These meetings will be an opportunity to interact with lands council members, look at a map of the recommendation, and advise the Emery County Commission of any resource use conflicts in the proposal. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Meeting dates and places: Each meeting will be from 7 p.m-9 p.m. There will be a brief information statement at the beginning of the meeting and then the public can make comments. An updated version of the land use bill is available on the county website. Written comments will be accepted at the meeting.
    June 22 Huntington Elementary (location tentative).
    June 23 Ferron Multi Purpose Building.
    June 29 Green River-John Wesley Powell Museum.
    June 30-Old Courthouse, Castle Dale.
    Any comments on the draft will be needed within the next two weeks.



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