IDAHO-IDPR Announces Open Houses to Discuss Recreational Vehicle Registration Program

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August 01, 2013 3:49 PM

IDAHO - IDPR Announces Open Houses to Discuss Recreational Vehicle Registration Program

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

The following media release was sent to us by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR). The IDPR will be holding three open houses during the month of August to discuss the options for the IDPR Registration Program (OHVs, Snowmobiles, Boats).

We've pasted their Media Release below. Please take a minute to read it over and pass it along to friends, family and riding buddies.

As always, call or email if you have any questions or comments.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 107


Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation

PO Box 83720 • Boise ID 83720-0065 • 208-334-4199 • fax: 208-334-5232

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: July 31, 2013

Contact: Jennifer Okerlund, Communications Manager
(208) 514-2254;
Jennifer.Okerlund@idpr.idaho.gov 

IDAHO STATE PARKS AND RECREATION TO HOLD OPEN HOUSES TO DISCUSS RECREATIONAL VEHICLE REGISTRATION RECOMMENDATIONS

 

IDAHO (July 31, 2013) - Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) invites members of the public to attend one of three open houses scheduled in August. The open houses will take place at the following dates and locations:

August 13, 2013
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

      1.  Northern Idaho: Department of Lands Region Office,
3802 Industrial Ave, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815
      2.  Eastern Idaho: IDPR East Region Office, 4279 Commerce Circle, Suite B, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401

August 15, 2013
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
     3.      Southern Idaho: IDPR HQ Offices, 5657 Warm Springs Blvd, Boise, Idaho 83716

The Idaho Department of Parks of Recreation was tasked with analyzing recreational vehicle registrations in the state and making recommendations for how that process should be managed in the future.

The Idaho Department of Parks of Recreation was tasked with analyzing recreational vehicle registrations in the state and making recommendations for how that process should be managed in the future. The purpose of these open houses is to allow the public an opportunity to review and comment on the recommendations set forth by the recreational vehicle registration taskforce and consulting group hired by Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.

There will be an open forum for public comment as well as an opportunity for a question and answer session with staff present.

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