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by Brewster
Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Ocotillo Wells
Topic: Ocotillo wells Needs your help!
Replies: 1
Views: 3417

Re: Ocotillo wells Needs your help!

Is there any new information on this?
I did find an old EPA document with more information:

http://www.epa.gov/region/nepa/letters/ ... s-DEIS.pdf

Looks like for once, the EPA is on our side.

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by Brewster
Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: July OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 4371

Re: July OHMVR Commission meeting

tomjeeps2 wrote:Eric Lueder
San Rafael, California
Hey Brew what did you think of Eric's Comments, who appointed this guy #-o
TJ [-X
Uh, you're going to have to refresh my memory.........what did he say?

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by Brewster
Fri Jul 17, 2009 9:11 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: July OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 4371

Re: July OHMVR Commission meeting

I attended the meeting yesterday. Mostly reports by the Division, BLM, USFS, and almost an hour by Ruth Coleman, Director of Parks and Rec. She discussed the state financial problem and how that affects the OHV program........only the employees 3 days off a month, so far. The only two items voted up...
by Brewster
Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Proposed Revisions to Oceano Dunes SVRA Safety Regulations
Replies: 3
Views: 2509

Re: Proposed Revisions to Oceano Dunes SVRA Safety Regulations

This is one of the rare times I can agree with TJ.
READ BEYOND the whip requirements and you will read some age requirements for vehicle operation, both as a passenger and driver.

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by Brewster
Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:01 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHV Final Awards posted
Replies: 8
Views: 2841

Re: OHV Final Awards posted

Please let us know the response from Division.

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by Brewster
Sun Jul 05, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHV Final Awards posted
Replies: 8
Views: 2841

Re: OHV Final Awards posted

There has been an appeal submitted in that catagory.

There is an appeals process in the Regulations. The Division is following the Regulations.

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by Brewster
Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHV Final Awards posted
Replies: 8
Views: 2841

Re: OHV Final Awards posted

Any truth to the rumor one of the National Parks filed an appeal, I've been trying to get some real information as to how much money is involved, and if it only effects a few projects down by the "cut line" of all of them...TJ Note: Due to an appeal within the Education and Safety funding category,...
by Brewster
Fri Jul 03, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHV Final Awards posted
Replies: 8
Views: 2841

OHV Final Awards posted

OHMVR Division has posted the final grant awards. All catagories except Education and Safety have their final funds approved. Education and Safety has an appeal.

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=1164

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by Brewster
Thu Jul 02, 2009 2:54 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: July OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 4371

Re: July OHMVR Commission meeting

Looks like they moved the meeting back to Sac.

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=21853

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by Brewster
Wed Jun 17, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: July OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 4371

July OHMVR Commission meeting

The location for the July OHMVR Commission meeting has been posted:

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=21853

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by Brewster
Thu May 21, 2009 8:46 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: No on 1A
Replies: 17
Views: 2517

Re: No on 1A

I wonder how much $$ the state would save if we eliminated the California Air Resources Board and just went along with federal standards?

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by Brewster
Fri Apr 24, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!
Replies: 32
Views: 3381

Re: Green Sticker Fee....WTF!!!!!

Many of us Californians are receiving renewal notices for our OHV registration. I was surprised to see the $52. charge instead of the $50 that was agreed to with the passage of SB742. Thanks to information forwarded by the OHMVR Division, this is where the extra $2.00 came from on our OHV registrati...
by Brewster
Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHMVR Grants WEB Page
Replies: 1
Views: 2046

Re: OHMVR Grants WEB Page

If you try to find contact information for the agencies that have applied for grants, it's missing. Division is aware of this and is working on it.

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by Brewster
Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Mar. 13-14 OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1516

Mar. 13-14 OHMVR Commission meeting

The next OHMVR Commission meeting notice and agenda has been posted:

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=21853

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by Brewster
Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:21 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: MYT Engine.....the future!
Replies: 3
Views: 951

Re: MYT Engine.....the future!

The engine may not have panned out as planned. The last entry on their web site seems to be may, 2006.
http://www.angellabsllc.com/index.html

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by Brewster
Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:20 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $90,000,000 raid on OHV Fund
Replies: 10
Views: 2129

$90,000,000 raid on OHV Fund

In the 2009-2010 Governors proposed budget, is the $90,000,000 loan from the OHV FUND to the General Fund on page 11 of http://www.ebudget.ca.gov/pdf/GovernorsBudget/3000/3790.pdf They can borrow the money for two years. Cal. Vehicle code: 38225 (d) Any money temporarily transferred by the Legislatu...
by Brewster
Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:45 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Dec. OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 1792

Dec. OHMVR Commission meeting

The notice and agenda for the Dec. meeting has been posted:

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=21853

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by Brewster
Sun Nov 02, 2008 8:38 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: September 11-12, 2008, OHMVR Commission Meeting Postponed
Replies: 2
Views: 1868

Re: September 11-12, 2008, OHMVR Commission Meeting Postponed

The next OHMVR Commission meeting is scheduled for Dec. 3. Location to be determined later.

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by Brewster
Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:16 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Thirty years of warmer temperatures go poof?
Replies: 8
Views: 1431

Re: Thirty years of warmer temperatures go poof?

Well just in time. Now that everyone is getting wise to the Co2 joke, here's this. http://news.aol.com/article/scientists-fret-over-2-greenhouse-gases/225353 Scientists Fret Over 2 Greenhouse Gases By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Methane is by far the bigger worry. It is considered the No. 2 greenhouse gas ...
by Brewster
Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:20 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHMVR Proposed Grants Regs. ammended
Replies: 2
Views: 1785

OHMVR Proposed Grants Regs. ammended

It looks like the OHMVR Division listened to SOME of the comments about the proposed Grant Regulations. Here is the update:

http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=1164

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by Brewster
Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:08 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHV grants regulations meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 2090

Re: OHV grants regulations meeting

Looks like they listen to you Brew, didn't see any ASA people at the South meeting, could of used their input on the Soil loss standards, Ed Stoven and me did our best...TJ Well, it's like I said, If you had already submitted written comments, there was no need to do the oral comments. The written ...
by Brewster
Tue Oct 07, 2008 9:16 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: OHV grants regulations meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 2090

OHV grants regulations meeting

I attended this evenings OHMVR Grants Regulations meeting in Sac. A waste of time. If you have submitted writen or email comments, there is no reason to attend. The meeting is a procedural step, only to hear oral comments, no discussion.

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by Brewster
Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: El MIrage - Charging Fees starting Oct 1 2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1310

Re: El MIrage - Charging Fees starting Oct 1 2008

Don't remember if it was the last cycle or the previous one, but I do remember a request for funds to pave one of the roads to provide easier access for the BIG RVs.

Which BLM district does El Mirage fall into?

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Brewster
by Brewster
Thu Aug 28, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: El MIrage - Charging Fees starting Oct 1 2008
Replies: 9
Views: 1310

Re: El MIrage - Charging Fees starting Oct 1 2008

That $15 daily fee makes it that much harder to justify making a day trip out there to ride. Seems like my federal tax dollars and especially my green sticker fees ought to be enough to maintain an area like this without having a recreation fee. There is no guaranteed money from your state OHV gree...
by Brewster
Sat Apr 12, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Public Meetings to Discuss Grant Program
Replies: 16
Views: 5658

Re: Public Meetings to Discuss Grant Program

Did anyone attend the meetings in Ontario???

Feed back??

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by Brewster
Thu Apr 10, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHV Park?
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: OHV Park?

There are BLM areas in N. Cal. that partially fit the description of what is suggested. Chappie-Shasta Off-Highway Vehicle Area http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/redding/recreationmain/reddingrecreationohvmain.html ............................. COW MOUNTAIN. From the BLM web site: " On October 17, 2006...
by Brewster
Wed Apr 02, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

Re: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left

OK...If it's no big deal, then what has this entire thread that YOU started been for? Sheesh. 40 posts about something you now say is "no big concern". And some of you guys wonder why more people don't read these areas of the BBS. :roll: Just trying to educate folks as to why and how things operate...
by Brewster
Wed Apr 02, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

Re: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left

Why is there such a big concern about the Commission not holding the meeting in March? The Commission has pretty much changed to an advisory panel. Is there something of great importance that needed to be discussed in a public meeting? What I feel could have happened and even recommended it to Divis...
by Brewster
Tue Apr 01, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

Re: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left

"crash] 1) Can the OHMVR commission operate with only 3 members? Already answered above in the OHMVR Rules of Order: Rule 11. Voting Requirements Action by the Commission shall be by majority vote of those Commissioners present and entitled to vote at a regular or emergency meeting. Commission meet...
by Brewster
Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Public Meetings to Discuss Grant Program
Replies: 16
Views: 5658

Re: Public Meetings to Discuss Grant Program

tomjeeps2 wrote:Well Brew it's up, are you going...TJ
http://www.ohv.parks.ca.gov/pages/1140/ ... 0group.pdf
I'll be at the one in Sac.

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Brewster
by Brewster
Fri Mar 28, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Did the OHMVR Audit achieve it's goals?
Replies: 8
Views: 3216

Hey Brew you read AB2690 right, go look at the early versions of that I say pretty impressive, considering the few people that worked on. What's your take on AB2690 I say if it's renewed we need to keep the present version, I'd hate to see the Eco's sneak in an earlier version of that one...TJ Whic...
by Brewster
Thu Mar 27, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: 150% increases
Replies: 13
Views: 4722

The governors budget still shows that the money for the OHV Grants program will be $26 million. http://www.ebudget.ca.gov/pdf/GovernorsBudget/3000/3790.pdf Someone was thinking ahead a few years ago and had the OHV funds put into a separate fund instead of the General Fund. That will make it more di...
by Brewster
Thu Mar 20, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Off-Road Mtg W/Duncan Hunter
Replies: 17
Views: 2562

Johnson Valley isn't the only hot spot. Other topics those of you that are attending might want to bring up are the closures at the Imperial Sand Dunes, land possibly being closed for wind farms or solar generators, and all of the law suit problems from CBD and others. How about more FEDERAL funding...
by Brewster
Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Public Meetings to Discuss Grant Program
Replies: 16
Views: 5658

Reply from Allen:

The dates are as follows.

April 10-11 Ontario

April 15-16 Sacramento

April 25-26 Fresno

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by Brewster
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:32 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

it's sicking who asked the Commission to take movement of the restoration of the agenda, what was the vote to put nothing under O&M when you and TJ got it back on? Please check the transcripts of the meeting and get back to us with your findings. What actions have you taken to try to get the commis...
by Brewster
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Public Meetings to Discuss Grant Program
Replies: 16
Views: 5658

Jerry
Where did you get that notice?
I sent an email to Allen concerning the lack of dates and couldn't find the notice on the OHMVR Division web site.

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by Brewster
Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

So why not fill it, they had lots of people including Ed Waldheim, could have made a difference in the restoration money that got moved. Also who do we have to thank for that, Division only works when pushed, our leadership falls far short of filling that void. The Pilot... Even with the 7th seat f...
by Brewster
Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

Yes Bruce you're correct, so what's this all about , and why now and not last year when the public wanted them filled. The Pilot... LAST YEAR there was only one opening. Near the beginning of last year, ALL of the Commission seats were filled. Mike Prizmitch resigned to take a position on another c...
by Brewster
Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Did the OHMVR Audit achieve it's goals?
Replies: 8
Views: 3216

Pilot, you may be right that the anti-access folks started SB 742, but it was the OHV Community that got envolved and kept it from being a total disaster.

Didn't you read the original version of SB742 and follow the changes?

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by Brewster
Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

This is the first time I've heard that the Deputy Director of the OHMVR Division gave orders to so many political positions. :roll: PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE 5090.15. (a) There is in the department the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission, consisting of nine members, five of whom shall be app...
by Brewster
Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: The Life of an OHV "Green Sticker" Dollar
Replies: 76
Views: 33091

The report will go to more than just the governor: 5090.24. (h) Prepare and submit a program report to the Governor, the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee, the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water, and the Committee on Appropriations of each house on or before January 1, 2011,...
by Brewster
Sun Feb 17, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

TJ2: I've not been following this very closely, so pardon me if this question is out in left field. With the new scoring/ranking system for the grant applications, doesn't approving grants take less "intervention" from the commission? With the passage of SB742, there is no requirement for any inter...
by Brewster
Sat Feb 09, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

tomjeeps2 wrote:Talked to a Staffer today that said one's Lil (didn't say which one) ..TJ
What is "Lil" ?

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by Brewster
Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left
Replies: 42
Views: 11754

Only 3 OHMVR Commissioners left

It looks like SB742 cleaned out the OHMVR Commission :D Only McMillin, Willard, and Brissenden are left. If our state government doesn't act soon, the commission won't be able to hold their scheduled meeting in March. According to the OHMVR Commission Rules of Order, they need a quorum of 4 commissi...
by Brewster
Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Ocotillo Wells
Topic: Truckhaven/Freeman Properties meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 2186

Truckhaven/Freeman Properties meeting

At last Thursday evenings OHMVR Commission meeting it was anounced that a meeting is scheduled for this Wed., Dec. 12, concerning the Truckhaven/Freeman Properties. I have been able to find NOTHING posted in the way of a notice about the meeting. The meeting will be conducted by State Parks so you m...
by Brewster
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:32 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Dec. OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 2581

The whole thing was done around 2:30 Friday afternoon. 4 hours instead of 4 days !!! The Commission couldn't manipulate the funding this year like they have in the past. Because of SB-742, right? No, SB742 doesn't come into affect until Jan. 1, 2008. The new grants scoring system is very objective,...
by Brewster
Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Dec. OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 2581

The process went very quickly this year with the new OBJECTIVE scoring system and full funding of grants instead of a percentage based upon the scores. Only a few grants from Law Enforcement and Non-CESA were pulled from the consent list and discussed. The whole thing was done around 2:30 Friday aft...
by Brewster
Wed Nov 28, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Dec. OHMVR Commission meeting
Replies: 3
Views: 2581

Dec. OHMVR Commission meeting

The OHMVR Commission will be having a meeting Dec. 6 - 8 in Sacramento to determine the grant funding from the state OHV program. This is where some of OUR Green Sticker money goes. There are other items of interest on the agenda. For more information: http://ohv.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=218...
by Brewster
Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:23 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Buried in the IV Press today - money for the dunes
Replies: 10
Views: 1196

Spitler has been an OHMVR Commissioner for the last 8 years and is the most anti-OHV Commissioner. He used to be the head of the California Wilderness Coalition but had to vacate that position due to conflict of interest with the Commission postition. By moving out of state, he should not be elegibl...

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