Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Lincoln County, WY, 48390-48391 [E8-19170]

Download as PDF 48390 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 19, 2008 / Notices 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. E8–19144 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–JA–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [AZ–910–0777–XP–241A] State of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Arizona Resource Advisory Council Meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Arizona Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet on September 18, 2008, in Phoenix, Arizona, at the BLM National Training Center located at 9828 North 31st Avenue in Phoenix from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Morning agenda items include: Review and approval of the March 6, and June 19, 2008, meeting minutes for RAC and Recreation Resource Advisory Council (RRAC) business; BLM State Director’s update on statewide issues; Update on Solar Energy Rights-of-Way Application and Processing; Presentation on OHV Ambassadors Program; RAC questions on BLM Field Managers Rangeland Resource Team proposals; and, reports by RAC working groups. A public comment period will be provided at 11:30 a.m. on September 18, 2008, for any interested publics who wish to address the Council on BLM programs and business. Under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the RAC has been ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Aug 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 designated as the RRAC, and has the authority to review all BLM and Forest Service (FS) recreation fee proposals in Arizona. The afternoon meeting agenda on September 18, will include review and discussion of the Recreation Enhancement Act (REA) Working Group Report, REA Work Group meeting schedule and future BLM/FS recreation fee proposals. In addition, the following BLM and FS fee proposals will be discussed: (1) Paria Canyon/Coyote Buttes Recreation Area (BLM Arizona Strip District)—The BLM proposes to increase the Paria day-use permit fee from $5 per person to $6 per person, and increase the Coyote Buttes North day-use permit fee from $5 per person to $7 per person. Implementation of these new fees is proposed to begin October 1, 2008. Funds generated through recreation fees will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of Paria Canyon/ Coyote Buttes Recreation Area. (2) Half Moon Ranch and Shaw House (Coronado National Forest)—The FS is proposing to include the Half Moon Ranch and the Shaw House in the ‘‘Rooms with a View’’ Arizona Cabin Rental Program. The proposed new fee increase of $150.00 would include one night’s rental at each house. Both houses are located approximately 10 miles east of Sunsites, Arizona, and can accommodate up to 10 people and 6 horses. Rental of these houses and other facilities within the Arizona National Forest has shown that the public appreciates and enjoys the availability of historic rental facilities. Funds from the rentals will be used for the continued operation and maintenance of the Half Moon Ranch and the Shaw House. (3) Apache Maid Cabin (Coconino National Forest)—The FS proposes to make the historic Apache Maid Cabin available to the public as an overnight rental. The Apache Maid Cabin has served numerous functions ranging from a summer ranch headquarters to a Forest Service Ranger Station. The cabin has two bedrooms and a kitchen, an exterior vault toilet, a propane stove, and propane lighting. The cabin will accommodate a maximum of six people at a fee of $75/night. (4) Prescott National Forestwide Fee Proposal (Prescott National Forest)— The FS proposes to increase fees at campgrounds from $6–15 to $10–18 and day-use sites from $2–3 to $5. Fee changes would begin in 2009 and would remain the same for the next five years. The forest is also proposing to discontinue fee collection at one campground and one-day use site. Additional components of the proposal PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 include: (a) Camping fees would also include access to day-use sites across the Forest; (b) group sites would have two fee ranges: 1–50 people and 51–100 people; (c) annual passes would remain at the current price of $40; however second vehicle annual passes in the same family would increase from $5 to $10; (d) an extra vehicle charge of $5 would apply to single (up to 1 vehicle, 5 people) and double (2 vehicles, 10 people) campsites. RVs towing a car count as one vehicle; and (e) Wednesday would remain a free day at day use sites. Following the BLM/FS proposals, the RRAC will open the meeting to public comments on the fee proposals. After completing their RRAC business, the BLM RAC will provide recommendations to the RAC Designated Federal Official on the fee proposal and discuss future RAC meetings and locations. DATES: Effective Date: September 18, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Stevens, Bureau of Land Management, Arizona State Office, One North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004–4427, 602– 417–9504. Julie Decker, Acting State Director. [FR Doc. E8–19150 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–32–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WY–920–1430–FR; WYW–171184] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification of Public Lands in Lincoln County, WY Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 40.00 acres of public land in Lincoln County, Wyoming. The Town of Star Valley Ranch proposes to use the land for municipal and recreation purposes. DATE: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed conveyance or classification of the lands until October 2, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Kemmerer Field E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 19, 2008 / Notices Office, 312 Highway 189 North, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101. John Christensen, Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Kemmerer Field Office, at (307) 828–4502. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 7 of the Taylor Grazing Act, (43 U.S.C. 315f), and Executive Order No. 6910, the following described public land in Lincoln County, Wyoming, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease and conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.): FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: ebenthall on PRODPC60 with NOTICES Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming T. 34 N., R. 118 W., Sec. 6, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4. The land described contains 40.00 acres, more or less. In accordance with the R&PP Act, the Town of Star Valley Ranch filed an application for the above-described 40.00 acres of public land to be developed for municipal facilities and recreational activities. The municipal facilities include town offices and a maintenance building, equipment storage shed building, and parking areas. The recreation facilities include walking/bicycle pathways, sheltered picnic tables, health and fitness stations, and flora and fauna viewing areas. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file WYW–171184, located in the BLM Kemmerer Field Office at the above address. The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The lease and conveyance is consistent with the Kemmerer Resource Management Plan dated April 29, 1986, and would be in the public interest. The patent, when issued, will be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act and applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, and will contain the following reservations to the United States: 1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); and 2. All minerals, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe. The patent will be subject to all valid existing rights documented on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance. On August 18, 2008, the land described above will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Aug 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws, and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws. Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for municipal and recreation uses. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, 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 to convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP use. Confidentiality of Comments: Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Only written comments submitted by postal service or overnight mail to the Field Manager—BLM Kemmerer Field Office will be considered properly filed. Electronic mail, facsimile or telephone comments will not be considered properly filed. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land described in this notice will become effective October 17, 2008. The lands will not be available for lease or conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. Authority: 43 CFR 2740. Dated: August 4, 2008. Nancy Baker, Acting Field Manager. [FR Doc. E8–19170 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 48391 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service Notice of Intent To Prepare a Special Resource Study of the River Raisin Battlefield in Monroe, MI National Park Service, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent to prepare a Special Resource Study of the River Raisin Battlefield in Monroe, Michigan. This study will be accompanied by either an Environmental Impact Statement or an Environmental Assessment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)), the National Park Service (NPS) is announcing its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a Special Resource Study (SRS) of the River Raisin Battlefield. Public Law 109–429, passed on December 20, 2006, directed the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an SRS of sites in Monroe County, Michigan, relating to the Battles of the River Raisin on January 18 and 22, 1813, and their aftermath. To facilitate sound planning and environmental assessment, the NPS intends to gather information necessary for the preparation of an BIS and obtain suggestions and information from other Agencies and the public on the scope of issues to be addressed in the 515. Comments and participation in this scoping process are invited. Participation in the planning process will be encouraged and facilitated by various means, including newsletters and open house meetings. The NPS will conduct public scoping meetings to explain the planning process and to solicit opinions about issues to address in the SRS/EIS. Notification of all such meetings will be announced in the local press and in the NPS newsletters. Based on the information received during scoping, and the development of preliminary alternatives and impact analysis, the NPS may decide that an environmental assessment would better suit the process. The NPS would announce that decision publicly. ADDRESSES: Additionally, if you wish to comment on any issues associated with the SRS, you may submit your comments by any one of several methods. You may mail or hand-deliver comments to Ruth Heikkinen, Project Manager for the River Raisin Special Resource Study, National Park Service Midwest Regional Office, 601 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, Nebraska 68102–4226. You may provide comments E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[WY-920-1430-FR; WYW-171184]


Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification of Public Lands in Lincoln County, WY

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found 
suitable for classification for lease and conveyance under the 
provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as 
amended, approximately 40.00 acres of public land in Lincoln County, 
Wyoming. The Town of Star Valley Ranch proposes to use the land for 
municipal and recreation purposes.

DATE: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed 
conveyance or classification of the lands until October 2, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to the Field Manager, Kemmerer Field

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Office, 312 Highway 189 North, Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Christensen, Field Manager, 
Bureau of Land Management, Kemmerer Field Office, at (307) 828-4502.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 7 of the Taylor 
Grazing Act, (43 U.S.C. 315f), and Executive Order No. 6910, the 
following described public land in Lincoln County, Wyoming, has been 
examined and found suitable for classification for lease and conveyance 
under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended, (43 U.S.C. 869 et 
seq.):

Sixth Principal Meridian, Wyoming

T. 34 N., R. 118 W.,
    Sec. 6, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\.

    The land described contains 40.00 acres, more or less.

    In accordance with the R&PP Act, the Town of Star Valley Ranch 
filed an application for the above-described 40.00 acres of public land 
to be developed for municipal facilities and recreational activities. 
The municipal facilities include town offices and a maintenance 
building, equipment storage shed building, and parking areas. The 
recreation facilities include walking/bicycle pathways, sheltered 
picnic tables, health and fitness stations, and flora and fauna viewing 
areas. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, 
plan of development, and site plan is in case file WYW-171184, located 
in the BLM Kemmerer Field Office at the above address.
    The land is not needed for any Federal purpose. The lease and 
conveyance is consistent with the Kemmerer Resource Management Plan 
dated April 29, 1986, and would be in the public interest. The patent, 
when issued, will be subject to the provisions of the R&PP Act and 
applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, and will 
contain the following reservations to the United States:
    1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the 
authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 
and
    2. All minerals, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and 
remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such 
regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.
    The patent will be subject to all valid existing rights documented 
on the official public land records at the time of patent issuance.
    On August 18, 2008, the land described above will be segregated 
from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, 
including the general mining laws, except for conveyance under the R&PP 
Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws, and disposals under the 
mineral material disposal laws.
    Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments 
involving the suitability of the land for municipal and recreation 
uses. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land 
is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize 
the future use or uses of the land, 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 to convey under the R&PP Act, or any other 
factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP 
use.
    Confidentiality of Comments: Before including your address, phone 
number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so. Only written comments 
submitted by postal service or overnight mail to the Field Manager--BLM 
Kemmerer Field Office will be considered properly filed. Electronic 
mail, facsimile or telephone comments will not be considered properly 
filed.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the 
absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land 
described in this notice will become effective October 17, 2008. The 
lands will not be available for lease or conveyance until after the 
classification becomes effective.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2740.

    Dated: August 4, 2008.
Nancy Baker,
Acting Field Manager.
[FR Doc. E8-19170 Filed 8-18-08; 8:45 am]
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