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It’s Official: BTNF Supervisor’s Office Stays In Jackson

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Bridger-Teton National Forest Friday received concurrence from the Regional Office that the Forest Supervisor’s Office and the Jackson Ranger District Office is to be renovated and new facilities constructed at the Jackson Administrative Site in downtown Jackson, rather than relocating it. Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the final decision was made jointly by the Forest Supervisor Clint Kyhl and the Regional Forester Nora Rasure; both of whom are new in their positions. Cernicek says the Forest is currently waiting to close on 10-acres of the 15-acre downtown administrative site for sale in order to finance the design and construction of updated facilities.  Cernicek says, “The sale of the property is still in progress and after that, the Forest will be working on the design, the plans for the new facilities, and exactly what employees are going to be working and in which areas – and all the work that’s associated with a new office.” The renovation and construction on the remaining 5-acres in Jackson will include the construction of a combined Supervisor’s Office and District Office, a new 4-unit flexible housing unit for permanent and seasonal employees, renovation of the existing district office into seasonal housing, and a variety of fire and support facilities.

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