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OHMVR GRANT 2017-2018


Preliminary Grant Application for 2017-18


Please Click on the link below for the Instructions on reviewing the preliminary application. We appreciate your support and your time you're taking to submit comments.

The public comment period begins March 06 through April 02, 2018.


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 ohvinfo@parks.ca.gov. 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.

Public Comments Instructions

Review Preliminary Application and make Public Comments


Thank you!!


Release Date: January 22, 2018 

Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers Seeks Public Input on Off-Highway Motor Vehicle(OHMVR) State Grant Proposal

Clovis, CA January 22, 2018– The Clovis Independent 4 Wheelers is requesting the public’s comment for the 2017/2018 California State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Green Sticker Grant funding and proposal submission cycle by hosting an Open House Meeting:


When: Sunday, February 11, 2018. 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 6rd 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 ohvinfo@parks.ca.gov. 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 2017/2018 OHV Grant submittal and funding process.

2017/2018 Grant Cycle – Important Dates:

January 8-12, 2018 Grants Program Workshops
Monday, January 8, 2018 Grant application process begins. Application materials are available on the OHMVR Division's website.
Monday, March 5, 2018 Preliminary applications are due by 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 to 
Monday, April 2, 2018 Public review and comment period.
Monday, May 7, 2018 Final applications are due.
May 2018 OHMVR Division review of final applications.
Monday, June 4, 2018 Application Results / Intent to Award posted on the OHMVR Division's website.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Thirty (30) calendar day appeal period.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 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
emailmcgarity@gmail.com

 




 

Use of Partnerships:

U.S. Forest Service will provide equipment & operators to transport riprap materials to project areas for use on identified trail work mitigation.

Stewards of the Sierra Club will provide vehicles & labor to clear roads & trails from brush and downed trees; clean & maintain drainage structures; transport & place rock riprap to reduce erosion; pick up & remove trash.

The 4WD Club of Fresno, Hill Hoppers, Lock and Low, 4x4 Him, Handford Trail Busters and NOLB will provide vehicles & labor to clear roads & trails from brush and downed trees; clean & maintain drainage structures; transport & place rock riprap to reduce erosion; pick up & remove trash.