CLOVIS – The Sierra National Forest is requesting public input for the 2016 State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) funding/proposal submission cycle by hosting an Open House on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Sierra National Forest Supervisors Office, 1600 Tollhouse Road in Clovis.
Interested parties can also submit their comments and suggestions by mail.
This year the State has funds that are available for education, operation and maintenance, law enforcement and restoration projects, and the Sierra National Forest will be submitting an OHV grant application for this funding.
As part of the application process, the Sierra National Forest is requesting public input and project ideas on what individuals and organizations would like to see included in the 2016 submittal for the grant.
Each year the State of California makes funding available through the OHV Grants Program. The grants program provides financial assistance to eligible agencies and organizations (federal, city, county, nonprofit, etc.) that develop, maintain, operate, expand, support, or contribute to well-managed, high-quality, OHV recreation areas, roads and trails.
Public input will be gathered at the Open House, and write-in comments may be submitted to: Sierra National Forest, Attn. Susan Burkindine, 1600 Tollhouse Road, Clovis, CA 93611. Comments regarding the 2016 State OHV funding proposal are needed no later than January 10, 2015.