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2005-2006 Regulatory Agendas

94-293
Baxter State Park

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 94-293
AGENCY NAME: Baxter State Park

CONTACT PERSON: Ada Angotti, 64 Balsam Drive, Millinocket, ME 04462. Tel: (207) 723-9500

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2004-2005 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

The paperwork to begin the APA process was mailed to the Attorney Generalís office on June 27, 2005, to make changes as approved by the Baxter State Park Authority on March 8, 2005, to the following Rules:

CHAPTER 1, Numbers:
* 5 Entrance Registration
* 7 Camping
* 11 Minors
* 15 Feeding Animals
* 17 Climbing or Mountain Hiking
* 18 Aircraft
* 19 Boats
* 20 Motorcycles, ATVís Bicycles
* 21 Snowmobiles

CHAPTER 1: Reservations
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A.( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Fees
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Vehicles
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Pets or Releasing Animals
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Registration
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Entrance Permits.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Camping
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Parking
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Traffic
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Groups.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Minors.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Fires
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Litter
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Washing.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Feeding Animals.
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Disturbances.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Climbing or Mountain Hiking.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Aircraft.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival p. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Boats.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Motorcycles, ATVís, & Bicycles.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Snowmobiles.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Firearms, Hunting, and Trapping.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Fishing
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Protecting of Natural and Cultural Resources.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Audio Devices.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Power Equipment.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.

CHAPTER 1: Liquor and Drugs
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Closed Areas.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulations, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Special Research Studies.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Violations.
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ( 8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of every rule and regulation we have or will ever propose is to uphold the wishes of Park donor and former Governor Percival P. Baxter by 1) protecting the natural resources and wilderness experiences in Baxter Park, 2) providing for human safety and 3) providing for responsible fiscal management of the funds upon which the Park is dependent.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to protect the resource and uphold the best interest of the publicís trust in the Park and ensure that decisions made today protect the Park for the enjoyment of generations of Mainers in the future.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person entering the Park for day use or camping purposes.

CHAPTER 1: Purchase of Services and Awards
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 5 M.R.S.A. ß8056
PURPOSE: The purpose of this rule is to inform contractors of the appropriate procedures when bidding on work for Baxter State Park and to ensure a fair and adequate bidding and award process for contracted services within BSP.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: When the need arises to alter this regulation, we will make very specific changes to ensure that contractors know the appropriate procedures for bidding and to ensure that the process continues to be fair and adequate.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person or business wishing to do business with Baxter State Park.