Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers OHV Grant Input Needed

 

Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers

 

NEWS RELEASE: Public Meeting

 

PO Box 764  

Clovis, CA 93613

 

January 19, 2017

 

The Clovis Independent 4 wheelers are seeking public review for our 2015/2016 California State OHV Grant Funding Proposal.

  

The Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers is requesting the public’s comment for the 2015/2015 California State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Green Sticker Grant funding and proposal submission cycle by hosting an Open House Meeting:

 

When: Sunday, January 29, 2017. 4:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Where: El Pueblito Mexican Restaurant. 1437 Tollhouse Rd., Clovis

 

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, expand, maintain, operate, support, or contribute to well-managed, high-quality, OHV recreation areas, roads and trails. 

 

Once again the State of California has funds that are available for education, operation and maintenance, law enforcement and restoration projects, and the Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers will be submitting an OHV grant application for funding to help improve the overall OHV experience here in the Sierra National Forest.  

 

As part of the application process, the Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers is requesting the public’s comment on our grant project proposal. The preliminary grant proposal will be made available March 3rd on the on California Off Highway Motor Vehicle website at http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/.  Click on Grants, click on On-Line Grants Application (OLGA), click on Public Review instructions and Review Preliminary Applications located in light blue box on the left side of the page. Search for Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers then Ground operations Sierra.

 

The Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program allows for a thirty (30) day public review and comment period. This period provides an opportunity for the public to review the preliminary applications and provide comments to the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for consideration during the current grant cycle. 

 

The public comment period begins the first Tuesday following the first Monday in March through the first Monday in April.

 

Public comments shall be submitted to both the Applicant as well as the OHMVR Division by e-mailing the contact person listed on the preliminary application and carbon copying (cc) the OHMVR Division at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. NOTE: The contact person may be found in their notice to the public or in the ‘General Application Requirements’ under items 3. Contact, Project Administrator.

 

The following are important dates to remember for the 2014/2015 OHV Grant submittal and funding process.

 

2016/2017 Grant Cycle – Important Dates:

 

•           March 6, 2017: Preliminary applications are due.

 

•           March 7, 2017 through April 3, 2017: Public review and comment period. 

 

Applications will be available for public comment at OHMVR Division’s website http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov/.

 

•           May 1, 2017: Final applications are due.

 

•           May 2017: OHMVR Division review of final applications.

 

•           June 5, 2017: Application Results - Intent to Award posted on the OHMVR Division’s website.

 

•           June 6, 2017 through July 6, 2017: Thirty (30) calendar day appeal period.

 

•           July 7, 2017: Final awards posted on the OHMVR Division’s website upon resolution of any appeals.

 

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.

 

Mike McGarity 

Grant Administrator 

PO Box 764, Clovis CA. 93613