15562-1 Legal Notice The Routt Nationa

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15562-1 Legal Notice The Routt National Forest Intends to Develop a Programmatic Agreement to Govern Implementation of National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 for Vegetation Management Undertakings Notice is hereby given that the Routt National Forest intends to develop a Programmatic Agreement (PA) with the Colorado State Historic Preservation Officer. The primary purpose of the PA is to document the ability to defer aspects of the section 106 process on future, large-scale vegetation management undertakings. Deferring final identification and evaluation of historic properties, and the subsequent phased application of criteria of adverse effect, are allowed per the implementing regulations of the NHPA if documented in a PA (36 CFR 800.4(b)(2)). The Forest solicits public input regarding the development of the Programmatic Agreement described above. All responses to this notice must be received by 30 days from the date this notice is published. Please direct your questions and/or comments to: Molly Westby Regional Heritage Program Manager United States Forest Service Rocky Mountain Regional Office 1617 Cole Boulevard, Building 17 Lakewood, CO 80401-3305 (303) 275-5047 Published in the Steamboat Pilot & Today Publication Date: September 10, 2017 111857