NDPRD Seeking Applicants for RTP Advisory Committee

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NEWS RELEASE     |     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     |     October 21, 2020

 

North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department
Seeking Applicants for RTP Advisory Committee

 

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is seeking applicants for the Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committee (RTPAC).  The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is an 80/20 matching grant program that provides funding for motorized and non-motorized recreational trail projects.  The RTP is administered at the state level through the NDPRD and federally through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

 

The RTPAC is a committee whose purpose is to assist in ranking projects seeking federal trail funds administered by the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department and to provide additional program guidance. Committee members are appointed by the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department Director and must be recreational trail users and represent trail interests.

 

Committee members serve 3-year terms.  The terms will begin in 2021 and end in 2024.  The committee meets a minimum of one time per year, and members are reimbursed for mileage and hotel expenses if meetings are unable to be conducted virtually. Interested individuals should classify themselves as representing the following interests:

  • A Non-motorized Recreation (At Large) Representative: Current Term Expiration 2021
  • An Off-Highway Vehicle Representative: Current Term Expiration 2021
  • A Motorized Recreation (At Large) Representative: Current Term Expiration 2021

If you are interested in being considered for any one of these three positions, please email parkrec@nd.gov prior to October 30, 2020, at 5:00 pm.  Include your name, email address and phone number, desired category, county of residence, and 1-2 paragraphs as to why you would like to be considered.

 

For further information, please contact Jolene Rieck, PLA, Chief of Planning and Programs, or Char Binstock, Grants Coordinator at the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department at 701-328-5357.

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For More Information Contact:

Char Binstock, Grants Coordinator at cbinstock@nd.gov, (701) 328-5364
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Doug Burgum, Governor

Andrea Travnicek, Ph.D., Parks & Recreation Director

 

Century Center     |     1600 E. Century Ave. Suite 3     |     Bismarck, ND 58503

PHONE: (701) 328-5357     |     FAX: (701) 328-5363     |     E-MAIL: parkrec@nd.gov

 

www.parkrec.nd.gov

 

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