|Mammoth Lakes, CA (March 1, 2020) – Mammoth Lakes Recreation is inviting the public to comment on its preliminary grant application to the California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHMVR) Division to help manage Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) recreation opportunities on public lands.
This grant application includes funding requested for Over Snow Vehicle (OSV) Safety and Education to enhance motorized winter recreation in the Mammoth Lakes region.
The preliminary application is available on the OHMVR Division’s website at www.ohv.parks.ca.gov for review and comment from Tuesday March 3, 2020 to Monday May 4, 2020. The Division’s website provides detailed instructions for accessing the preliminary application and submitting comments. Applicant names are found in the General Application Requirements section. Mammoth Lakes Recreation will be submitting the final grant application no later than June 1, 2020 and is available to answer questions and to receive or facilitate comments on changes, concerns, and support at any point before May 4, 2020. A PDF of the preliminary grant application is available HERE.
The OLGA (Online Grants Application) database allows the public to read the preliminary applications in a centralized location. The Grants and Cooperative program allows for a sixty-three day public review and comment period. For more information or to provide your comments through other means, please call Mammoth Lakes Recreation, Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Coordinator Matt Paruolo at (760) 660-4948 ext. 103 or [email protected]
The intent of this proposal is to provide a world-class recreation experience that supplements existing OSV grooming-operations performed under a separate OHMVR Standard Agreement by Inyo National Forest. The deadline to apply is March 3, 2020. The CA OHMVR Division will review final applications June-July 2020 and announce its intent to award August 3, 2020. Upon resolution of any appeals, the one-year term grant is expected to be executed beginning September 3, 2020.
Interested persons/parties may contact Matt Paruolo, Mammoth Lakes Recreation Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Coordinator, at (760) 660-4948 ext.103, or via email at [email protected] for more information.