PUBLIC LAND ADVISORY COMMITTEE (PLAC)
2015 MEETING SCHEDULE
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 3:00 p.m.
SPECIAL MEETINGS WILL BE SCHEDULED AS NEEDED
MEETINGS WILL BE HELD AT:
THE HIDALGO COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
305 PYRAMID ST, LORDSBURG NM
Previous PLAC minutes and agendas
February 5, 2014 February 5, 2014
May 7, 2014 May 7, 2014
August 6, 2014 August 6, 2014
November 5, 2014 November 5, 2014
February 4, 2015 February 4, 2015
March 18, 2015 March 18, 2015
May 6, 2015 May 6, 2015
Learn what heat illness is and how to prevent it at home and at work. See Prevent_Heat_Illness
The Gila National Forest has completed its Travel Management Final Environmental Impact Statement and Forest Supervisor Kelly Russell has signed the Record of Decision selecting Alternative G.
With the publication of the legal notice in the forest's newspapers of record, the start of a 45-day appeal period and resolution will begin.
See the information here.
HIDALGO MEDICAL SERVICES IS HELPING PEOPLE GET ENROLLED FOR HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. THERE ARE ENROLLMENT EVENTS COMING TO YOUR COMMUNITY, OR DAILY ENROLLMENT AT HMS CLINICS MONDAY THRU FRIDAY. PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED FLYER FOR DETAILS OF THE ITEMS YOU NEED TO HAVE WITH YOU WHEN GETTING ENROLLED.
Emergency Watershed Protection Program
The purpose of the Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWP) was established by Congress to respond to emergencies created by natural disasters. The EWP Program is designed to help people and conserve natural resources by relieving imminent hazards to life and property caused by floods, fires, drought, windstorms, and other natural occurrences. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers the EWP Program; EWP-Recovery, and EWP–Floodplain Easement (FPE).
EWP - Recovery
The EWP Program is a recovery effort program aimed at relieving imminent hazards to life and property caused by floods, fires, windstorms, and other natural occurrences.
Who is Eligible?
Public and private landowners are eligible for assistance, but must be represented by a project sponsor that must be a legal subdivision of the State, such as a city, county, township or conservation district, and Native American Tribes or Tribal governments.
NRCS may pay up to 75 percent of the construction cost of emergency measures. The remaining 25 percent must come from local sources and can be in the form of cash or in-kind services.
EQIP is another source available to producers thru NRCS. This would help with wells, pumps, troughs, etc.