Maine Revised Statutes

§1890-A. Allagash Wilderness Waterway Advisory Council; established

(REALLOCATED FROM TITLE 12, SECTION 1891)

There is established the Allagash Wilderness Waterway Advisory Council, referred to in this section as "the council," pursuant to Title 5, section 12004-I, subsection 3-D. [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]

1. Duties.  The council shall:
A. Meet at least twice annually; [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
B. Work with the manager of the waterway in developing and maintaining a strategic plan for the waterway and advancing the mission and goals of the waterway; and [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
C. Report annually to the Director of the Bureau of Parks and Lands regarding the state of the waterway and at other times as it is determined necessary by the council. [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).]
[ 2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL); 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV); 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV) .]
2. Members.  The council consists of 7 members including:
A. One representative of the United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service; [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
B. One public member; [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
C. One member with knowledge and experience in sustainable forest management who is a private landowner, or an employee of the landowner, whose holdings abut the waterway; [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
D. One member with knowledge and experience in wilderness recreation; [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
E. One member with knowledge and experience in natural resources planning and management; [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
F. One member with knowledge and experience in fisheries or wildlife conservation; and [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
G. One member with knowledge and experience in cultural and historic preservation. [2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL).]
The members shall annually elect a chair from among the members. The chair is responsible for scheduling, preparing the agenda of and presiding at meetings.
[ 2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL) .]
3. Appointment.  The Governor shall appoint the 6 members described in subsection 2, paragraphs B to G. The Governor shall invite the Northeast Regional Director of the National Park Service within the United States Department of the Interior to designate the member described in subsection 2, paragraph A.
[ 2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL) .]
4. Terms.  Council members serve terms of 5 years and may serve no more than 2 terms.
[ 2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 695, Pt. A, §12 (RAL). 2011, c. 657, Pt. W, §7 (REV). 2013, c. 405, Pt. A, §24 (REV).

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