Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico, 43778-43779 [E8-17233]

Download as PDF 43778 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 145 / Monday, July 28, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES partnerships that promote wildlife and habitat research and management. Alternative C is the Service’s proposed action and basis for the draft comprehensive conservation plan. Under Alternative C, the Memorandum of Agreement between the Bureau of Reclamation and the Service would be modified to eliminate Service interest in lands (approximately 10,800 acres) that are difficult to manage and provide minimal opportunity to improve wildlife habitat. Remaining refuge areas would be managed similar to those actions described in Alternative B. This would enable the Service to focus efforts on manageable lands, thereby enhancing refuge management and efficiently directing refuge resources toward accomplishing the mission of the Refuge System. 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If requested under the Freedom of Information Act by a private citizen or organization, the Service may provide copies of such information. The environmental review of this project will be conducted in accordance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); NEPA Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500–1508); other appropriate Federal laws and regulations; Executive Order 12996; the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997; and Service policies and procedures for compliance with those laws and regulations. Dated: July 22, 2008. James J. Slack Deputy Regional Director. [FR Doc. E8–17199 Filed 7–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:35 Jul 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Reservation Proclamation. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice informs the public that approximately 4,137.00 acres, more or less, was proclaimed to be an addition to the Jicarilla Apache Nation Reservation, New Mexico. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Burshia, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, MS– 4639–MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240, telephone (202) 208–7737. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual. A proclamation was issued, according with Section 7 of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 986; 25 U.S.C. 467), for the land described below. The land was proclaimed to be the Jicarilla Apache Nation Reservation for the exclusive use of Indians on that reservation who are entitled to reside at the reservation by enrollment or tribal membership. Rio Arriba County, Mossman Tract, within the Tierra Amarilla Grant, New Mexico. The tract of land officially designated as the Mossman Tract, containing 4,137.00 acres, more or less, being the northerly portion of a tract of land formerly known as the Linger Ranch or Stewart Ranch and more recently known as the Mossman-Gladden Tract, lying within the Tierra Amarilla Grant, Private Land Claim No. 3, as conveyed to Francisco Martinez on February 21, 1881, by the U.S. Congress in compliance with a Treaty of Peace Between the United States and Mexico ratified on February 2, 1848, and commonly known as the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, and being more particularly described as follows: Unless otherwise noted, all of the following description is as shown on the plat titled ‘‘ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey for Fred M. & Janie L. Mossman and Frederick Andrew Mossman, The North Half of the Mossman-Gladden Tract (Also Known as ‘The Old Linger Ranch’), A Portion of the Historic Rivera/Braiden Tract, Lying East of the Village of Chama, Within the Tierra PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Amarilla Grant, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico,’’ by William H. Albert, New Mexico Professional Surveyor No. 7241, filed in the Office of the County Clerk, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, on July 9, 1998, in Plat Book P–980, page 5719, as Document No. 148881. Bearings are grid and based on the New Mexico State Plane Coordinate System, Central Zone, NAD 27. Beginning at Mile Post 26 on the easterly boundary of the Tierra Amarilla Grant as surveyed by the U.S. Deputy Surveyors for the U.S. Surveyor General in July of 1876 and as resurveyed by the U.S. General Land Office in 1932, being a point on the westerly boundary of the Carson National Forest, which is also a point on the east boundary of the herein described Mossman Tract; Thence along said easterly boundary of said Tierra Amarilla Grant and said westerly boundary of said Carson National Forest, along a portion of the east boundary of the Mossman Tract, in a southeasterly direction as follows: S. 53°03′41″ E. a distance of 2,552.66 feet to a brass cap found at Mile Post 251⁄2; S. 53°07′42″ E. a distance of 2,550.81 feet to a brass cap found at Mile Post 25; S. 53°00′43″ E. a distance of 2,224.76 feet to a 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap found at the southeast corner of the Mossman Tract, whence Mile Post 241⁄2 bears S. 52°58′16″ E. a distance of 323.80 feet; Thence S. 77°25′42″ W. a distance of 21,974.20 feet along the south boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is also along the northerly boundary of the Swanson Tract as shown on the abovedescribed 1998 Albert plat, to a 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap found at the southwest corner of the Mossman Tract, a point on the meander line of the divide between the Brazos River and Canones Creek watersheds being the dividing line between the herein described Mossman Tract property and the property to the west held by the United States of America in trust for the Jicarilla Apache Nation and known as the Chama Ranch, and formerly owned by the Jicarilla Apache Tribe (now Nation) and by the Chama Land & Cattle Company; Thence northwesterly following and meandering the divide, along the west boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is the boundary between the herein described tract and the said Jicarilla Apache Nation’s Chama Ranch, as follows: N. 70°27′25″ W. a distance of 239.47 feet to a found stone marked ‘‘VJ’’; E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 145 / Monday, July 28, 2008 / Notices N. 41°29′05″ W. a distance of 539.50 feet to a found 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap; N. 63°58′21″ W. a distance of 369.69 feet to a found 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap; N. 87°05′46″ W. a distance of 818.09 feet to a found 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap; N. 65°04′52″ W. a distance of 1,195.81 feet to a found 21⁄2″ × 10′ fence post; N. 07°43′38″ E. a distance of 1,704.80 feet to a point in a rock boil; N. 05°37′06″ W. a distance of 1,823.47 feet to a set 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap; N. 13°51′44″ W. a distance of 983.46 feet to a set 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap; N. 47°25′43″ W. a distance of 1,043.01 feet to a set 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap; N. 16°34′39″ W. a distance of 757.48 feet to a point in a rock boil; N. 03°53′23″ W. a distance of 2,405.07 feet to a point; N. 27°24′14″ W. a distance of 598.42 feet to a 3⁄4″ iron pipe marked ‘‘VJ 36’’ found at the northwest corner of the Mossman Tract, a point common to said Jicarilla Apache Nation’s Chama Ranch property, the BLOK Corporation Tract, and the herein described tract, from which point New Mexico State Engineer’s Office (N.M.S.E.O.) brass cap control station ‘‘CABLE’’ bears S. 86°28′29″ W., a distance of 43,990.84 feet (at mean elevation of 7,772 feet) (Note: Control station ‘‘CABLE’’ has New Mexico State Plane Coordinate System Central Zone (NAD27), U.S. survey feet coordinates of y = 2,142,009.14 and x = 400,596.13 (these coordinates were obtained directly from the State Engineer’s Office in Santa Fe— the above-described 1998 Albert plat erroneously lists the x coordinate as 400,496.13); the combined grid to ground factor used in the abovedescribed 1998 Albert survey is 1.0004620520 and was computed at N.M.S.E.O. ‘‘CABLE’’ using the mean elevation of 7,772 feet.); Thence N. 88°53′20″ E. a distance of 4789.67 feet along a portion of the north boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is also along the southerly boundary of the said BLOK Corporation Tract, to a 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 cap set at the point common to the said BLOK Corporation Tract, the Rivera Tract, and the herein described Mossman Tract, as shown on the above-described 1998 Albert plat. Thence N. 88°53′20″ E. a distance of 14,711.56 feet along a portion of the north boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is also along the southerly boundary of the said Rivera Tract, the Cohn Tract, and the Salazar Tract as shown on the above-described 1998 Albert plat, to a 1⁄2″ rebar with PS 7241 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:35 Jul 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 43779 cap set at the fence corner for the northeast corner of the Mossman Tract, being a point on said easterly boundary of said Tierra Amarilla Grant and said westerly boundary of said Carson National Forest, whence Mile Post 261⁄2 bears N. 23°11′38″ W. a distance of 1302.86 feet; Thence S. 23°11′38″ E. a distance of 1,311.00 feet along said easterly boundary of said Tierra Amarilla Grant and said westerly boundary of said Carson National Forest, along a portion of the east boundary of the Mossman Tract, to Mile Post 26 and the point and place of beginning. The above-described lands contain a total of 4,137.00 acres, more or less, which are subject to all valid rights, reservations, rights-of-way, and easements of record. This proclamation does not affect title to the land described above, nor does it affect any valid existing easements for public roads and highways, public utilities and for railroads and pipelines and any other rights-of-way or reservations of record. 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. Dated: July 16, 2008. George T. Skibine, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development. [FR Doc. E8–17233 Filed 7–25–08; 8:45 am] Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P Dina L. Torres, Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Resolution Branch. [FR Doc. E8–17206 Filed 7–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Provide Opportunity To Comment on Changes to the Eastern San Diego County Proposed Resource Management Plan ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The BLM is soliciting comments, electronic or written, on Bureau of Land Management significant changes and clarifications [AA–10709, AA–11793; AK–962–1410–HY–P] (collectively ‘‘changes’’) to the Proposed Plan as set forth in the PRMP for wind energy and VRM. The environmental Alaska Native Claims Selection consequences of the proposed changes AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, and clarification have been analyzed as Interior. part of the RMP/EIS process. After ACTION: Notice of decision approving considering public comments on these lands for conveyance. changes, BLM will issue a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Eastern San SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR Diego County Resource Management 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an Plan. appealable decision approving lands for DATES: Written comments on the conveyance pursuant to the Alaska changes to the PRMP will be accepted Native Claims Settlement Act will be until August 27, 2008. issued to Bering Straits Native ADDRESSES: Written comments should Corporation for lands located in the vicinity of Saint Michael, Alaska. Notice be submitted to Erin Dreyfuss, Planning and Environmental Coordinator, BLM El of the decision will also be published Centro Field Office, 1661 S. 4th Street, four times in the Nome Nugget. El Centro, CA 92243. Comments may DATES: The time limits for filing an also be e-mailed to appeal are: caesdrmp@.ca.blm.gov or faxed to (760) 1. Any party claiming a property 337–4490 Attention: Erin Dreyfuss, interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until August 27, Planning and Environmental Coordinator. 2008 to file an appeal. 2. Parties receiving service of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin decision by certified mail shall have 30 Dreyfuss, Planning and Environmental days from the date of receipt to file an Coordinator, or Thomas Zale, Associate appeal. Field Manager, at (760) 337–4400. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\28JYN1.SGM 28JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 145 (Monday, July 28, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43778-43779]
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[FR Doc No: E8-17233]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs


Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Jicarilla Apache 
Nation of New Mexico

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Reservation Proclamation.

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SUMMARY: This notice informs the public that approximately 4,137.00 
acres, more or less, was proclaimed to be an addition to the Jicarilla 
Apache Nation Reservation, New Mexico.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ben Burshia, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 
Division of Real Estate Services, MS-4639-MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20240, telephone (202) 208-7737.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of 
authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual.
    A proclamation was issued, according with Section 7 of the Act of 
June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 986; 25 U.S.C. 467), for the land described 
below. The land was proclaimed to be the Jicarilla Apache Nation 
Reservation for the exclusive use of Indians on that reservation who 
are entitled to reside at the reservation by enrollment or tribal 
membership. Rio Arriba County, Mossman Tract, within the Tierra 
Amarilla Grant, New Mexico.
    The tract of land officially designated as the Mossman Tract, 
containing 4,137.00 acres, more or less, being the northerly portion of 
a tract of land formerly known as the Linger Ranch or Stewart Ranch and 
more recently known as the Mossman-Gladden Tract, lying within the 
Tierra Amarilla Grant, Private Land Claim No. 3, as conveyed to 
Francisco Martinez on February 21, 1881, by the U.S. Congress in 
compliance with a Treaty of Peace Between the United States and Mexico 
ratified on February 2, 1848, and commonly known as the Treaty of 
Guadalupe Hidalgo, in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, and being more 
particularly described as follows:
    Unless otherwise noted, all of the following description is as 
shown on the plat titled ``ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey for Fred M. & 
Janie L. Mossman and Frederick Andrew Mossman, The North Half of the 
Mossman-Gladden Tract (Also Known as `The Old Linger Ranch'), A Portion 
of the Historic Rivera/Braiden Tract, Lying East of the Village of 
Chama, Within the Tierra Amarilla Grant, Rio Arriba County, New 
Mexico,'' by William H. Albert, New Mexico Professional Surveyor No. 
7241, filed in the Office of the County Clerk, Rio Arriba County, New 
Mexico, on July 9, 1998, in Plat Book P-980, page 5719, as Document No. 
148881. Bearings are grid and based on the New Mexico State Plane 
Coordinate System, Central Zone, NAD 27.
    Beginning at Mile Post 26 on the easterly boundary of the Tierra 
Amarilla Grant as surveyed by the U.S. Deputy Surveyors for the U.S. 
Surveyor General in July of 1876 and as resurveyed by the U.S. General 
Land Office in 1932, being a point on the westerly boundary of the 
Carson National Forest, which is also a point on the east boundary of 
the herein described Mossman Tract;
    Thence along said easterly boundary of said Tierra Amarilla Grant 
and said westerly boundary of said Carson National Forest, along a 
portion of the east boundary of the Mossman Tract, in a southeasterly 
direction as follows:

S. 53[deg]03[min]41[sec] E. a distance of 2,552.66 feet to a brass cap 
found at Mile Post 25\1/2\;
S. 53[deg]07[min]42[sec] E. a distance of 2,550.81 feet to a brass cap 
found at Mile Post 25;
S. 53[deg]00[min]43[sec] E. a distance of 2,224.76 feet to a \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap found at the southeast corner of 
the Mossman Tract, whence Mile Post 24\1/2\ bears S. 
52[deg]58[min]16[sec] E. a distance of 323.80 feet;

Thence S. 77[deg]25[min]42[sec] W. a distance of 21,974.20 feet along 
the south boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is also along the 
northerly boundary of the Swanson Tract as shown on the above-described 
1998 Albert plat, to a \1/2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap found at 
the southwest corner of the Mossman Tract, a point on the meander line 
of the divide between the Brazos River and Canones Creek watersheds 
being the dividing line between the herein described Mossman Tract 
property and the property to the west held by the United States of 
America in trust for the Jicarilla Apache Nation and known as the Chama 
Ranch, and formerly owned by the Jicarilla Apache Tribe (now Nation) 
and by the Chama Land & Cattle Company;
    Thence northwesterly following and meandering the divide, along the 
west boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is the boundary between the 
herein described tract and the said Jicarilla Apache Nation's Chama 
Ranch, as follows:

N. 70[deg]27[min]25[sec] W. a distance of 239.47 feet to a found stone 
marked ``VJ'';

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N. 41[deg]29[min]05[sec] W. a distance of 539.50 feet to a found \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap;
N. 63[deg]58[min]21[sec] W. a distance of 369.69 feet to a found \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap;
N. 87[deg]05[min]46[sec] W. a distance of 818.09 feet to a found \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap;
N. 65[deg]04[min]52[sec] W. a distance of 1,195.81 feet to a found 2\1/
2\ x 10[min] fence post;
N. 07[deg]43[min]38[sec] E. a distance of 1,704.80 feet to a point in a 
rock boil;
N. 05[deg]37[min]06[sec] W. a distance of 1,823.47 feet to a set \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap;
N. 13[deg]51[min]44[sec] W. a distance of 983.46 feet to a set \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap;
N. 47[deg]25[min]43[sec] W. a distance of 1,043.01 feet to a set \1/
2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap;
N. 16[deg]34[min]39[sec] W. a distance of 757.48 feet to a point in a 
rock boil;
N. 03[deg]53[min]23[sec] W. a distance of 2,405.07 feet to a point;

N. 27[deg]24[min]14[sec] W. a distance of 598.42 feet to a \3/
4\ iron pipe marked ``VJ 36'' found at the northwest corner 
of the Mossman Tract, a point common to said Jicarilla Apache Nation's 
Chama Ranch property, the BLOK Corporation Tract, and the herein 
described tract, from which point New Mexico State Engineer's Office 
(N.M.S.E.O.) brass cap control station ``CABLE'' bears S. 
86[deg]28[min]29[sec] W., a distance of 43,990.84 feet (at mean 
elevation of 7,772 feet) (Note: Control station ``CABLE'' has New 
Mexico State Plane Coordinate System Central Zone (NAD27), U.S. survey 
feet coordinates of y = 2,142,009.14 and x = 400,596.13 (these 
coordinates were obtained directly from the State Engineer's Office in 
Santa Fe--the above-described 1998 Albert plat erroneously lists the x 
coordinate as 400,496.13); the combined grid to ground factor used in 
the above-described 1998 Albert survey is 1.0004620520 and was computed 
at N.M.S.E.O. ``CABLE'' using the mean elevation of 7,772 feet.);
    Thence N. 88[deg]53[min]20[sec] E. a distance of 4789.67 feet along 
a portion of the north boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is also 
along the southerly boundary of the said BLOK Corporation Tract, to a 
\1/2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap set at the point common to the 
said BLOK Corporation Tract, the Rivera Tract, and the herein described 
Mossman Tract, as shown on the above-described 1998 Albert plat.
    Thence N. 88[deg]53[min]20[sec] E. a distance of 14,711.56 feet 
along a portion of the north boundary of the Mossman Tract, which is 
also along the southerly boundary of the said Rivera Tract, the Cohn 
Tract, and the Salazar Tract as shown on the above-described 1998 
Albert plat, to a \1/2\ rebar with PS 7241 cap set at the 
fence corner for the northeast corner of the Mossman Tract, being a 
point on said easterly boundary of said Tierra Amarilla Grant and said 
westerly boundary of said Carson National Forest, whence Mile Post 
26\1/2\ bears N. 23[deg]11[min]38[sec] W. a distance of 1302.86 feet;
    Thence S. 23[deg]11[min]38[sec] E. a distance of 1,311.00 feet 
along said easterly boundary of said Tierra Amarilla Grant and said 
westerly boundary of said Carson National Forest, along a portion of 
the east boundary of the Mossman Tract, to Mile Post 26 and the point 
and place of beginning.
    The above-described lands contain a total of 4,137.00 acres, more 
or less, which are subject to all valid rights, reservations, rights-
of-way, and easements of record.
    This proclamation does not affect title to the land described 
above, nor does it affect any valid existing easements for public roads 
and highways, public utilities and for railroads and pipelines and any 
other rights-of-way or reservations of record.

    Dated: July 16, 2008.
George T. Skibine,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Economic Development.
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