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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-1708



Recruits Applicants for Trails Board

[38 Pa.B. 5172]
[Saturday, September 20, 2008]

   The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (Department) is accepting nominations through November 21, 2008, for three new appointments to the Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Advisory Board (Board). The Board was created on October 29, 1992, in accordance with the provisions of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA 21) and as amended under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).

   The Board consists of one member from each of the following nine recreational trail user organizations: hiking; cross-country skiing; off-highway motorcycling; snowmobiling; horseback riding; all-terrain vehicle driving; bicycling; four-wheel driving and water trails. One member also represents physically challenged individuals.

   The Board's main responsibilities include advising the Department on the use of Federal trails funding in this Commonwealth, reviewing and ranking trail project applications and presenting an annual report to the Secretary on the accomplishments of the preceding Federal Fiscal Year, including recommendations for changes.

   Nominations for the three new appointees are to be made from individuals representing the following trail user organizations: snowmobiling, all-terrain vehicle driving, water trails and a representative for physically challenged individuals.

   Nominations must be submitted to the Department by November 21, 2008. Appointments will be made by the Secretary of the Department. Appointees will serve for 3- consecutive years.

   To obtain a nomination form, contact Pennsylvania Recreational Trails Program, P. O. Box 8475, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8475, (717) 787-7672,

   For more information about the Department, visit us through the Pennsylvania homepage at, or visit the Department directly at

   Persons in need of accommodations as provided for in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Lori Ross at (717) 787-7672 or through the AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD) to discuss how the Department may accommodate their needs.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-1708. Filed for public inspection September 19, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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