Notice of Continuation of Closure of Public Lands to Off-Highway Vehicles North of Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, ID, 18425-18426 [05-7121]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 68 / Monday, April 11, 2005 / Notices Dated: March 8, 2005. James D. Crisp, Field Office Manager. [FR Doc. 05–7110 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DQ–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–320–05–1430–ES; AZA 32644] Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification; Lease and/ or Conveyance of Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The BLM has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act approximately 60 acres of public land in La Paz County, Arizona. The realty would be acquired for community college purposes. DATES: Comments regarding the proposed lease and/or conveyance or classification must be received by BLM on or before May 26, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to the BLM, Yuma Field Office Manager, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma, Arizona 85365. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Francisca S. Rodriguez, Realty Specialist, at the address above or by telephone at (928) 317–3237. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land in La Paz County, Arizona, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.), and is hereby classified accordingly: Gila and Salt River Meridian, La Paz County, Arizona T. 4 N., R. 19 W., sec. 21, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4 and N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4. The area described contains 60 acres. The Yuma/La Paz Counties Community College District, also known as Arizona Western College, has filed an application under the R&PP Act in which it is proposed to use the abovedescribed land as the site for a public educational facility. The above-described public land is not required for any Federal purpose. Lease and/or conveyance is consistent with the existing BLM plan for the area (designated as the Yuma District VerDate jul<14>2003 17:45 Apr 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Resource Management Plan, as amended) and would be in the public’s interest. The lease and/or conveyance will be subject to the following terms, conditions, and reservations: 1. The provisions of the R&PP Act and all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior. 2. All valid existing rights. 3. All minerals are reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the minerals under applicable laws and regulations established by the Secretary of the Interior. 4. Terms, covenants and conditions identified through the applicable environmental analysis. 5. Any other terms or reservations that the authorized officer determines appropriate to ensure public access and the proper use and management of the realty and any interest therein. Detailed information concerning the foregoing is available for review at the BLM, Yuma Field Office, 2555 E. Gila Ridge Road, Yuma, Arizona. On April 11, 2005, the lands will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease and/or conveyance under the R&PP Act and leasing under the mineral leasing laws. Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the lands for an educational facility. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the lands are physically suited for the proposal, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs. Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the lands for an educational facility. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Arizona State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective on June 10, 2005. Dated: March 16, 2005. Rebecca Heick, Field Manager, Yuma. [FR Doc. 05–7115 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18425 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID–210–1220–MA] Notice of Continuation of Closure of Public Lands to Off-Highway Vehicles North of Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, ID Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of closure. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that approximately 988 acres of public land north of the Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, Idaho, will remain closed to the use of motorized vehicles. The public land is located approximately two (2) miles east of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, known as the Paradise or Pasadena off-highway vehicle (OHV) area. The closure applies to all types of motor and off-highway vehicles with the exception of those authorized for fire fighting, law enforcement, access to private lands, administrative operations and/or other BLM authorized activities. DATES: This order was originally put into effect in September of 2002, with a two year effective time frame that has now expired. The signing of this document will reinstate and continue the closure for an additional two (2) years. At that time, this closure order shall be reviewed and a determination made whether to reinstate, amend, modify, or change the order. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Max Yingst, Outdoor Recreation Planner, Jarbidge Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 2620 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID, 83301–7975, or call (208) 736–2362. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This order affects public lands in Elmore County, Idaho thus described: Boise Meridian T. 5 S., R. 10 E., Secs. 25, 26, and 27T.5S., R.11E., Secs. 30 and 31. Discussion of the Emergency Closure: This extension of the emergency closure is necessary for the management of actions, activities, and public use on certain public lands which may have, or are having, adverse impacts on persons using public lands, on property, and on resources located on public lands until permanent management action can be taken. The issues that have been occurring have primarily been related to safety concerns involving OHV’s crossing and traveling on the Pasadena Valley Road. E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1 18426 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 68 / Monday, April 11, 2005 / Notices This safety issue has consumed a considerable amount of County, State, and BLM law enforcement staff time in assuring public safety along the road. The Elmore County Sheriff’s Department has requested that this area be closed. Complaints, verbal and written, from the local residents have been received on a regular basis pertaining to safety, noise levels, and degradation of the slopes where hill climbing takes place. During this closure period, public consultation will be implemented and a process for completing a management plan for the area will be developed. A supplemental rule could be implemented for permanent closure of the area. The authorities for this action are 43 CFR 8341.2 and 43 CFR 8364.1. Any person who fails to comply with this closure is subject to citation or arrest and a fine up to $1,000.00 or imprisonment not to exceed 12 months or both. Such violations may also be subject to the enhanced fines provided by Title 18 U.S.C. 3571. Maps of the closure area are enclosed and may be obtained by users, along with more detailed information, from the Jarbidge Field Office at 2620 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID, 83301. John Ash, Jarbidge Field Office Manager, Acting Bureau of Land Management. [FR Doc. 05–7121 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–AG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID–957–1420–BJ] Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of surveys. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially filed the plats of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9 a.m., on the dates specified. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho, 83709–1657. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management to meet certain administrative and management purposes: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the VerDate jul<14>2003 17:45 Apr 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 subdivisional lines, and the 1895 meanders of the right bank of the Salmon River in section 10, and the subdivision of section 10, and the metes-and-bounds survey of lot 12, section 10, in T. 13 N., R. 19 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted January 5, 2005. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of the Second Standard Parallel North (north boundary) through portions of Ranges 3 and 4 East, and a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 5, in T. 9 N., R. 4 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted January 12, 2005. The plat, in two sheets, constituting the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the west boundary and subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 19, in T. 12 N., R. 6 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted January 14, 2005. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the Boise Base Line (south boundary), east and west boundaries, and the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 28, 30, 32 and 33, and the metes-and-bounds survey of a portion of the boundary of the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, in T. 1 N., R. 2 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted January 27, 2005. The plat, in two sheets, constituting the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the north boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 5 and 6, in T. 11 S., R. 4 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted February 9, 2005. The plat constituting the entire survey record of the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines and a metes-andbounds survey of lot 1, section 26, and lot 2, section 35, in T. 9 S., R. 2 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted February 9, 2005. The plat, in 3 sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the north and west boundaries, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and portions of the 1957 fixed and limiting boundaries in sections 5, 7, and 8, and the subdivision of sections 5 and 7, the survey of a portion of the 1994–2000 meanders of the Snake River in sections 5, 7, and 8, and the survey of the 1994– 2000 meanders of certain islands in sections 5, 7, and 8, in T. 3 S., R. 35 E., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted March 23, 2005. These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management to meet certain administrative needs of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The lands surveyed are: The plat constituting the entire survey PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 record of the metes-and-bounds survey of lot 1, section 20, in T. 44 N., R. 4 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted February 9, 2005. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 8, in T. 46 N., R. 4 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted February 22, 2005. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the west boundary, subdivisional lines and the subdivision of section lines of sections 18 and 19, in T. 45 N., R. 4 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho was accepted March 8, 2005. These surveys were executed at the request of the Bureau of Land Management to meet certain administrative needs of the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation. The lands surveyed are: The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the east boundary and the subdivisional lines and the subdivision of sections 12 and 24, in T. 44 N., R. 4 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted March 1, 2005. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the east boundary, the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of section 13, the further subdivision of section 13, and the survey of lots 4 and 5, in section 13, in T. 47 N., R. 5 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted March 2, 2005. The plat representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the Ninth Standard Parallel North (south boundary), the subdivisional lines, and the subdivision of sections 29, 33, and 34, and the survey of lot 1, and a metesand-bounds survey, both in section 29, in T. 46 N., R. 5 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted March 30, 2005. Dated: April 5, 2005. Jeff A. Lee, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho. [FR Doc. 05–7146 Filed 4–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ES–960–1420–BJ–TRST; ES–053458, Group No. 21, Maine] Eastern States: Filing of Plat of Survey Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plat of survey; Maine. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM-Eastern States, Springfield, E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 68 (Monday, April 11, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18425-18426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-7121]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[ID-210-1220-MA]


Notice of Continuation of Closure of Public Lands to Off-Highway 
Vehicles North of Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, ID

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of closure.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that approximately 988 acres of public 
land north of the Pasadena Valley Road in Elmore County, Idaho, will 
remain closed to the use of motorized vehicles. The public land is 
located approximately two (2) miles east of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, known 
as the Paradise or Pasadena off-highway vehicle (OHV) area. The closure 
applies to all types of motor and off-highway vehicles with the 
exception of those authorized for fire fighting, law enforcement, 
access to private lands, administrative operations and/or other BLM 
authorized activities.

DATES: This order was originally put into effect in September of 2002, 
with a two year effective time frame that has now expired. The signing 
of this document will reinstate and continue the closure for an 
additional two (2) years. At that time, this closure order shall be 
reviewed and a determination made whether to reinstate, amend, modify, 
or change the order.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Max Yingst, Outdoor Recreation 
Planner, Jarbidge Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, 2620 
Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID, 83301-7975, or call (208) 736-2362.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This order affects public lands in Elmore 
County, Idaho thus described:

Boise Meridian

T. 5 S., R. 10 E.,
Secs. 25, 26, and 27T.5S., R.11E., Secs. 30 and 31.

    Discussion of the Emergency Closure: This extension of the 
emergency closure is necessary for the management of actions, 
activities, and public use on certain public lands which may have, or 
are having, adverse impacts on persons using public lands, on property, 
and on resources located on public lands until permanent management 
action can be taken.
    The issues that have been occurring have primarily been related to 
safety concerns involving OHV's crossing and traveling on the Pasadena 
Valley Road.

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This safety issue has consumed a considerable amount of County, State, 
and BLM law enforcement staff time in assuring public safety along the 
road. The Elmore County Sheriff's Department has requested that this 
area be closed. Complaints, verbal and written, from the local 
residents have been received on a regular basis pertaining to safety, 
noise levels, and degradation of the slopes where hill climbing takes 
place.
    During this closure period, public consultation will be implemented 
and a process for completing a management plan for the area will be 
developed. A supplemental rule could be implemented for permanent 
closure of the area.
    The authorities for this action are 43 CFR 8341.2 and 43 CFR 
8364.1. Any person who fails to comply with this closure is subject to 
citation or arrest and a fine up to $1,000.00 or imprisonment not to 
exceed 12 months or both. Such violations may also be subject to the 
enhanced fines provided by Title 18 U.S.C. 3571.
    Maps of the closure area are enclosed and may be obtained by users, 
along with more detailed information, from the Jarbidge Field Office at 
2620 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls, ID, 83301.

John Ash,
Jarbidge Field Office Manager, Acting Bureau of Land Management.
[FR Doc. 05-7121 Filed 4-8-05; 8:45 am]
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