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Public Meeting on Proposed Rule: Protection Against Invasive Species — Sticker Rules

Docket No. 26-0134-2201
Idaho Protection Against Invasive Species Sticker Rules Negotiated Rulemaking

Due to Executive Order 2020-01, Zero-Based Regulation, agencies are required to rewrite IDAPA chapters every 5 years on an approved schedule. This rulemaking is complying with this mandate and is scheduled for presentation to the 2023 Legislature. Under this Executive Order, the Department is repealing this chapter and placing it in the Idaho statute. This will prevent the accumulation of costly, ineffective, and outdated regulations and reduce the regulatory burden to achieve a more efficient operation of government.

ASSISTANCE ON TECHNICAL QUESTIONS, SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS, OBTAINING DRAFT COPIES: For assistance on technical questions concerning this negotiated rulemaking or to obtain a preliminary draft copy of the rule text (if available), contact Seth Hobbs at (208) 514-2427. Materials pertaining to the negotiated rulemaking, including any available preliminary rule drafts, can be found on the Department’s website.

Anyone may submit written comments regarding this negotiated rulemaking. All written comments must be directed to the undersigned and must be delivered on or before May 10th, 2022.

Click here to see the full, formal Rulemaking notice.

Contact for questions to to submit comments:

Seth Hobbs, Rules Review Officer
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
5657 Warm Springs Avenue
Boise, ID 83716
Phone: 208-514-2427

Pasture for Lease – Castle Rocks State Park

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is offering 165 AUM for cattle grazing at Castle Rocks State Park – Ranch Unit (CRSP). The Ranch Unit allotment is mostly irrigated pasture. Up to 55 cow/calf pair may be turned out on CRSP pasture on June 1, 2022, and remain until August 31, 2022 (approximately 3 months).* Dates may vary due to forage availability.

This lease is for the 2022 season only. Minimum bid is $5,775 ($35.00 per AUM). A
$2,000,000 Aggregate Insurance is required (request details prior to bidding). Lessee will be responsible for preliminary and routine fence maintenance. Fences are currently in good condition. Repairs must be completed and inspected prior to turnout. For additional requirements, please request a copy of the unsigned 2022 lease agreement.

Bids must be based on the full 165 AUM. One quarter of the total bid price is to be paid prior to turn out. The remainder is payable in equal amounts on July 1, July 31, and August 31, 2022. Sealed bids will be accepted prior to 3 p.m., Monday, March 21, 2022. A public bid opening will take place at the City of Rocks Visitor Center at 3
p.m., March 21. In the event of a tie, top bidders will be offered an opportunity to increase their sealed bid.

Bids may be hand delivered or mailed to:
Castle Rocks State Park
Attention: Sealed Bid
P.O. Box 169
3035 Elba-Almo Road
Almo, ID 83312

For more information please contact:
Wallace Keck, Park Manager
208-824-5911 office
208-312-2796 cell

*Depending on conditions and the availability of feed, the AUM may be decreased and final price adjusted.

RTP Grant Application

DATE:             January 20 2022

CONTACT:     Michael Robinson-208-514-2413

SUBJECT:       Public Notice:  Recreational Trails Program Grant Application

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation announces that a Recreational Trails Program Grant Applications will be submitted for one over snow groomer that will be replaced in the 2022season.  The grant request is for $315,000 for the purchase of one over snow groomer in Fremont County.  Written comments or letters should be sent to Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, Attn: Michael Robinson, 5657 Warm Springs Ave, Boise, ID 83716

RV Fund Grant Application

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) is seeking input for the following grant proposal:
IDPR is applying for an RV Fund Grant to construct a campground at Eagle Island State Park in Eagle, Idaho. The project will provide a new recreational opportunity for the enjoyment, health and safety of all Idaho recreational vehicle users with easy access to Highway I-84 and Highway 55.
Please submit written letters to:
Erik Bush
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
5657 Warm Springs Ave
Boise, Idaho 83716
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