Comments/Notes on Hearing-Level Process & Procedures (Optional):
* Form of Reviewing Officer's Response: The Reviewing Officer's response to objections must be written and set forth bases for he response, but need not respond to each objectors' respective issues on a point-by-point basis. This written response may also contain instructions for the Responsible Official, if necessary. If there is more than one objector, the Reviewing Officer may issue a consolidated written response at his/her discretion. (See 36 CFR 219.57(b)).
* Timing of Project/Activity Decision: The Responsible Official may not issue a plan, plan amendment, or plan revision subject to Part 219 until the Reviewing Officer has responded in writing to all pending objections. (36 CFR 219.58(a)).