Portola Reporter legal notices for the week of 1/29/2014

Notice of Proposed Action
Layman Association Water Tank Replacement and Renewal of Special Use Permit
Plumas National Forest
Beckwourth Ranger District
Plumas County, California
Opportunity to Comment on: The Layman Association Water Tank Replacement and Renewal of a Special Use Permit. The Beckwourth Ranger District proposes to allow the Layman Association to replace a 20,000 gallon, steel "bolted" water tank, that was damaged during the winter of 2012/2013.  The new tank would have a diameter of approximately 18 ft. 6 inches and would sit on a gravel base having a diameter of approximately 21 feet. The tank would be 12 feet high and dark green in color. The tank base would be reconnected to the existing water inlet and outlet piping to the distribution lines. This water tank supplies domestic water to the Layman Cabins. The proposed decision would include the renewal of a twenty-year Special Use Permit authorizing use of the tank and water transmission lines.
The project is located on the Beckwourth Ranger District, Plumas National Forest; Mohawk, California, Township 23N, Range 12E, Section 30. The project is located approximately alongside National Forest System Road 23N04, approximately 0.6 miles from pavement end. and behind Camp Layman. A Project Initiation Notice detailing the proposal is available for review at the Beckwourth District Office. For additional information, or to obtain a copy of the Project Initiation Notice, contact: Lisa Sedlacek, Assistant Resource Officer, at (530) 836-7126.
This comment period is being provided pursuant to the March 19, 2012, order issued by the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of California in Case No. CV F11-679LJO DLB.  Only those who provide comments during this comment period will be eligible to appeal the decision pursuant to 36 CFR part 215 regulations. In addition, each individual or representative from each organization submitting comments must either sign the comments or verify identity upon request.
How to Comment and Timeframe
Comments will be accepted for 30 calendar days following publication of this notice in the Portola Reporter.  Provide comments by mail, fax, email, or in-person to the responsible official, Deb Bumpus, Beckwourth District Ranger, c/o Lisa Jo Sedlacek, Assistant Resouce Officer, at P.O. Box 7, 23 Mohawk Road, Blairsden, CA 96103; email address:; fax number: (530) 836-0493; phone number:  (530) 836-7126.  Comments can also be electronically mailed to  Please indicate the name "Layman Association Water Tank Replacement and Renewal of Special Use Permit" on the subject line of your e-mail.  Acceptable formats for electronic submissions include email message, plain text (.txt), rich text format (.rtf), Word (.doc or .docx) or portable document file (.pdf). Submit hand-delivered comments during business hours (8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays).
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Jan. 29, 2014|

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