Alaska Native Claims Selection, 16706-16707 [E8-6348]

Download as PDF 16706 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 61 / Friday, March 28, 2008 / Notices cooperative agreement. (None of the funds under this program can be used for any activity specifically designed to urge or influence a State or local legislator to favor or oppose the adoption of any specific legislative proposal pending before any State or local legislative body.) Submission Deadline Each tribe must send its funding request to the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program offices in Albuquerque, New Mexico by the close of business on May 1, of each program year. Selection Criteria Each funding request will be reviewed and evaluated by the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program staff and a designated selection committee. Each member, by assigning points to the following five criteria, will rank each of the proposals based on the following criteria: Criteria 1: the strength of the Problem Identification based on verifiable, current, and applicable documentation of the traffic safety problem (40 points maximum). Criteria 2: the quality of the proposed solution plan based on aggressive but attainable Performance Measures, timeframed action plan, cost eligibility, amount, if any, of in-kind funding/ support provided by the tribe, and necessity and the reasonableness of the budget (30 points maximum). Criteria 3: details on how the tribe will evaluate and show progress on its performance measures regarding the Evaluation component (20 points maximum). Criteria 4: documentation in support of the submitting tribe’s qualification, commitment, and community involvement in traffic safety should be included (10 points maximum). Criteria 5: tribes that have been funded before are eligible for bonus points (up to 10 extra points) if all reporting requirements have been met in previous years. Notification on Non-Selection The Program Administrator will notify each tribe of non-selection. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grant-in-Aid Uniform grant administration procedures have been established on a national basis for all grant-in-aid programs by DOT and the NHTSA, under 49 CFR part 18, ‘‘Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Government.’’ The NHTSA and the FHWA have codified uniform VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Mar 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 procedures for State Highway Safety Programs in 23 CFR parts 1200, 1205 and 1251. The OMB Circular A–87 and the ‘‘Highway Safety Grant Funding Policy for NHTSA/FHWA Field Administered Grants’’ are the established cost principles applicable to grants and contracts through BIA and with tribal governments. A copy of the Grant Funding Policy document can be obtained from the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program office or at: http:// www.nhtsa.dot.gov/nhtsa/whatsup/ tea21/GrantMan/HTML/ 01_GrantFundPolicy.html. It is the responsibility of the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program office to establish operating procedures consistent with the applicable provisions of these rules. Standards for Financial Management System Tribal financial systems must provide for: 1. Current and complete disclosure of project actions; 2. Accurate and timely recordkeeping; 3. Accountability and control of all grants funds and equipment; 4. Comparison of actual expenditures with budgeted amounts and; 5. Documentation of accounting records. Auditing of Highway Safety Projects will be included in the tribal A–133 single audit requirement. Copies of tribal audits must be available for inspection by the highway safety program staff. Tribes must provide monthly program status reports and a corresponding reimbursement claim to the Coordinator, BIA Indian Highway Safety program, 1011 Indian School Road, NW., Suite 331, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104, in order to be reimbursed for program costs. These will be submitted no later than 10working days beyond the reporting month. Project Monitoring During the program year, it is the responsibility of the BIA Indian Highway Safety Program office to review the implementation of tribal traffic safety plans and programs, monitor the progress of their activities and expenditures, and provide technical assistance as needed. This assistance may be on-site, by telephone, and/or a review of monthly progress claims. Project Evaluation The 23 CFR 1200.33 sets out the minimum information that must be contained in the annual report that is required to be submitted to NHTSA. The BIA will conduct an annual PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 performance evaluation for each Highway Safety Project funded. Pursuant to § 1200.33, the evaluation will measure the actual accomplishments to the planned activity, and how the project and activities funded contributed to the overall goal of the Indian Highway Safety Program. Program staff will evaluate progress from baseline data as reported by the tribe. The BIA Indian Highway Safety Program staff will evaluate the project on-site at the discretion of the Indian Highway Safety Program Administrator. Dated: March 14, 2008. Carl J. Artman, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–6349 Filed 3–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–5H–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [F–14916–A, F–14916–A2; AK–964–1410– KC–P] Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Oscarville Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Oscarville, Alaska, and are located in: Seward Meridian, Alaska T. 6 N., R. 69 W., Secs. 4 to 9, inclusive; Secs. 16 to 21, inclusive; Secs. 28 and 30. Containing approximately 8,828 acres. T. 7 N., R. 69 W., Secs. 4 to 9, inclusive; Secs. 16 to 21, inclusive; Secs. 28 to 33, inclusive. Containing approximately 8,314 acres. T. 5 N., R. 70 W., Secs. 17 and 18. Containing approximately 1,271 acres. T. 5 N., R. 71 W., Secs. 13, 14, and 15; Secs. 24 and 25. Containing approximately 846 acres. T. 7 N., R. 71 W., Secs. 1 and 2. Containing approximately 80 acres. Aggregating approximately 19,339 acres. The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Oscarville Native Corporation. Notice of E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 61 / Friday, March 28, 2008 / Notices the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums. DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are: 1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until April 28, 2008 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal. Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights. ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513–7504. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907–271–5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management. Hillary Woods, Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication I. [FR Doc. E8–6348 Filed 3–27–08; 8:45 am] The lessee met the requirements for reinstatement of the leases per Sec. 31 (d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate the leases, effective the date of termination subject to: • The original terms and conditions of the leases; • The increased rental of $5 per acre; • The increased royalty of 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate; and • the $163 cost of publishing this Notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen L. Johnson, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section, BLM Montana State Office, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101–4669, 406– 896–5098. Dated: March 24, 2008. Karen L. Johnson, Chief, Fluids Adjudication Section. [FR Doc. E8–6345 Filed 3–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [NV–056–5853–EU; N–66686 and N–84735; 8–08807; TAS: 14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Modified Competitive Sealed Bid Sale of Public Lands in Clark County, NV BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [MT–922–08–1310–FI–P; MTM 93982 and MTM 93983] Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases MTM 93982 and MTM 93983 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Per 30 U.S.C. 188(d), SBG Forever, Inc. timely filed petitions for reinstatement of oil and gas leases MTM 93982 and MTM 93983, Petroleum County, Montana. The lessee paid the required rentals accruing from the date of termination. No leases were issued that affect these lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $5 per acre and 162⁄3 percent or 4 percentages above the existing competitive royalty rate. The lessee paid the $500 administration fee for the reinstatement of each lease and $163 cost for publishing this Notice. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Mar 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer by modified competitive sealed bid sale three parcels of land totaling approximately 20 acres in the Las Vegas Valley at not less than the fair market value (FMV). The three parcels will be offered in two sales to be conducted pursuant to the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), Public Law 105–263, 112 Stat. 2343, as amended. The SNPLMA sales will be subject to the applicable provisions of Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719, respectively, and BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations at 43 CFR 2710 and 2720. DATES: Written comments regarding the proposed sale or the environmental assessment (EA) will be accepted until May 12, 2008. The FMV will be made available prior to the sealed bid closing date. BLM will accept sealed bids for the offered parcels until May 28, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., Pacific Time, at the Las PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16707 Vegas Field Office. Sealed bids will be opened at the Las Vegas Field Office on May 29, 2008, at 10 a.m., Pacific Time. ADDRESSES: Mail written comments and sealed bids to the BLM Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brenda Wilhight, e-mail: Brenda_Wilhight@nv.blm.gov or phone: (702) 515–5172. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described lands are located in southwest Las Vegas, Nevada and are legally described as: Case file: N–66686 Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 22 S., R. 60 E., Sec. 23, SE1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2NE1⁄4SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2NE1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, N1⁄2NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4. The above described lands contain 10 acres, more or less. Case file: N–84735 Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 23 S., R. 61 E., Sec. 9, N1⁄2NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, S1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4. The above described lands in two parcels contain 10 acres, more or less. The sales are in conformance with the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP), approved on October 5, 1998. BLM has determined that the proposed action conforms to the land use plan decision, LD–1, in the RMP. The use of the modified competitive sale method is consistent with 43 CFR 2711.3–2(a)(1)(i). Public lands may be offered for sale utilizing modified competitive bidding procedures when the authorized officer determines it is necessary in order to assure equitable distribution of land among purchasers or to recognize equitable considerations or public policies. Modified competitive bidding includes, but is not limited to offering designated bidders the right to meet the highest bid. Refusal or failure to meet the highest bid shall constitute a waiver of such bidding provisions. Factors to be considered in determining when modified competitive bidding procedures shall be used include but are not limited to the needs of State and/or local government, adjoining landowners, historical users, and other needs for the tract. A description of the method of modified competitive bidding to be used and a statement indicating the purpose or objective of the bidding procedure selected is specified in this notice. To participate in either modified competitive sale each bidder, including the designated bidders, must submit a $20,000 bid guarantee deposited by a E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 61 (Friday, March 28, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16706-16707]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-6348]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[F-14916-A, F-14916-A2; AK-964-1410-KC-P]


Alaska Native Claims Selection

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.

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SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that 
an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the 
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Oscarville Native 
Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Oscarville, Alaska, and 
are located in:

Seward Meridian, Alaska

T. 6 N., R. 69 W.,
    Secs. 4 to 9, inclusive;
    Secs. 16 to 21, inclusive;
    Secs. 28 and 30.

    Containing approximately 8,828 acres.
T. 7 N., R. 69 W.,
    Secs. 4 to 9, inclusive;
    Secs. 16 to 21, inclusive;
    Secs. 28 to 33, inclusive.

    Containing approximately 8,314 acres.
T. 5 N., R. 70 W.,
    Secs. 17 and 18.

    Containing approximately 1,271 acres.
T. 5 N., R. 71 W.,
    Secs. 13, 14, and 15;
    Secs. 24 and 25.

    Containing approximately 846 acres.
T. 7 N., R. 71 W.,
    Secs. 1 and 2.

    Containing approximately 80 acres.
    Aggregating approximately 19,339 acres.

    The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista 
Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Oscarville Native 
Corporation. Notice of

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the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums.

DATES: The time limits for filing an appeal are:
    1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely 
affected by the decision shall have until April 28, 2008 to file an 
appeal.
    2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail 
shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.
    Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the 
requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have 
waived their rights.

ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land 
Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: The Bureau of Land Management by 
phone at 907-271-5960, or by e-mail at ak.blm.conveyance@ak.blm.gov. 
Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, 
seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management.

Hillary Woods,
Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication I.
 [FR Doc. E8-6348 Filed 3-27-08; 8:45 am]
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