Notice of Realty Action: Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands in Clark County, NV, 57146-57147 [E8-23129]

Download as PDF 57146 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 1, 2008 / Notices Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada’s three Resource Advisory Council will hold a joint meeting. DATES: Thursday, November 13, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, November 14, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Gold Coast Hotel-Casino, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, Nevada. Notice of Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Lease. Under the Class II provisions of Title IV, Public Law 97–451, The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) received a petition for reinstatement of oil and gas leases TXNM 107307 and TXNM 107313 from the lessee, Southern Bay Energy, LLC for lands in Burleson County, Texas. The petition was filed on time and was accompanied by all the rentals due since the date the lease terminated under the law. [NV–056–5853–ES; N–84739; 8–08807; TAS:14X5232] SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rochelle Ocava (775) 861–6588 or Rochelle_Ocava@blm.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The three 15-member Nevada Councils advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the BLM Nevada State Director, on a variety of planning and management issues associated with public land management in Nevada. Agenda topics include a presentation and discussion of accomplishments during 2008 and the outlook for 2009 for the BLM in Nevada; opening remarks and closeout reports of the three Resource Advisory Councils (RACs); breakout meetings of each group category; breakout meetings of the three RACs; discussion of a recreation subgroup of the existing RACs; and setting of schedules for meetings of the individual RACs for the coming year. An agenda will be available 30 days prior to the meeting at http:// www.blm.gov/nv. All meetings are open to the public. The public may present written comments to the three RAC groups or the individual RACs. The public comment period for the Council meeting will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 13. Individuals who plan to attend and need further information about the meeting or need special assistance such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations should contact Rochelle Ocava. Dated: September 23, 2008. Ron Wenker, State Director, Nevada. [FR Doc. E8–23126 Filed 9–30–08; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margie Dupre, BLM, New Mexico State Office, at (505) 438–7520. No valid lease has been issued that affect the lands. The lessee agrees to new lease terms for rentals and royalties of $10.00 per acre or fraction thereof, per year, and 16 2/3 percent, respectively. The lessee paid the required $500.00 administrative fee for the reinstatement of the lease and $166.00 cost for publishing this Notice in the Federal Register. The lessee met all the requirements for reinstatement of the lease as set out in Section 31(d) and (e) of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 188). We are proposing to reinstate leases TXNM 107307 and TXNM 107313, effective the date of termination, December 1, 2007, under the original terms and conditions of the lease and the increased rental and royalty rates cited above. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 25, 2008. Margie Dupre, Land Law Examiner, Fluids Adjudication Team. [FR Doc. E8–23104 Filed 9–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–FB–P [NM–920–1310–08; TXNM 107307, TXNM 107313] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ACTION: Notice of Proposed Reinstatement of Terminated Oil and Gas Leases TXNM 107307 and TXNM 107313 AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:22 Sep 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bureau of Land Management Notice of Realty Action: Lease/ Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes of Public Lands in Clark County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has received a request for lease and subsequent conveyance of approximately 19.375 acres of public land in the City of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, under the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act. The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) proposes to use the land for a public Park and Ride bus facility. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed lease/conveyance of the lands until November 17, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the BLM Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130–2301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimber Liebhauser, (702) 515–5088. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described land in Clark County, Nevada, has been examined and found suitable for lease and subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The parcel of land is located north of Elkhorn Road, between North Durango Drive and the U.S. Highway 95 and is legally described as: Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 19 S., R. 60 E., Sec. 17, a portion of Government Lot 19 (NE1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, E1⁄2SE1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, E1⁄2SE1⁄4NW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, N1⁄2NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4, N1⁄2NE1⁄4NW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4). The area described contains 19.375 acres, more or less. This description will be replaced by additional lot designation on final approval of the official plat of survey. In accordance with the R&PP Act, the RTC has filed an application to develop the described land as a public Park and Ride facility with related facilities to meet the growing travel demands between the northwest part of the Las Vegas valley and the resort corridor. Related facilities include a terminal building with a waiting area, restrooms E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 1, 2008 / Notices and utility/storage rooms as well as a separate paved parking area for the RTC and the public, bus bays with canopies, landscaping and off-site street improvements. There is a current R&PP lease authorized to the City of Las Vegas as N–61839 for a public park which occupies the space of the N–84739 application. The existing lease is undergoing a partial relinquishment to accommodate the Park and Ride lease application. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file N–84739, which is located in the BLM Las Vegas Field Office. The RTC is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada and is therefore a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. The land is not required for any Federal purpose. The lease/conveyance is consistent with the BLM Las Vegas Resource Management Plan, dated October 5, 1998, and would be in the public interest. The lease/conveyance, 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); 2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, 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; and 3. A right-of-way for a Federal-Aid Highway reserved to the Federal Highway Administration, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N–46063, pursuant to the Act of August 27, 1958, 072 Stat. 0916, 23 U.S.C. 317(A). The lease/conveyance will be subject to: 1. Valid existing rights; 2. A right-of-way for overhead distribution lines and telephone lines granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N–58721, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 3. A right-of-way for a 42-inch diameter water pipeline granted to Las Vegas Valley Water District, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N–61329, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 4. A right-of-way for fiber optic facilities granted to Nevada Bell, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–73706, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:22 Sep 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 5. A right-of-way for underground telephone facilities granted to Central Telephone Company, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N–73808, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 6. A right-of-way for underground distribution lines granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N–73826, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 7. A right-of-way for road, sewer and drainage purposes granted to the City of Las Vegas, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N–73902, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 8. A right-of-way for fiber optic facilities granted to Cox Communications, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–74001, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 9. A right-of-way for underground electrical distribution lines granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–75274, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 10. A right-of-way for underground conduits and cables granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–75820, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 11. A right-of-way for a polyethylene natural gas pipeline granted to Southwest Gas Corporation, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–79227, pursuant to the Act of February 25, 1920, 041 Stat. 0437, 30 U.S.C. 185, Sec. 28; 12. A right-of-way for underground distribution lines granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–79387, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; 13. A right-of-way for underground electrical distribution lines granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–81383, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; and 14. A right-of-way for a temporary work area granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N–81383–01, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761. On publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land described will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease/conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57147 leasing laws and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws. Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision to lease/convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP use. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior. 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 Las Vegas Field Office, will be considered properly filed. Electronic mail, facsimile, or telephone comments will not be considered properly filed. In the absence of any adverse comments, the decision will become effective on December 1, 2008. The lands will not be available for lease/ conveyance until after the decision becomes effective. Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5. Dated: September 16, 2008. Kimber Liebhauser, Acting Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, Las Vegas, Nevada. [FR Doc. E8–23129 Filed 9–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service List of Programs Eligible for Inclusion in Fiscal Year 2009 Funding Agreements To Be Negotiated With Self-Governance Tribes Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice lists programs or portions of programs that are eligible for inclusion in Fiscal Year 2009 funding agreements with self-governance tribes and lists programmatic targets according E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[NV-056-5853-ES; N-84739; 8-08807; TAS:14X5232]


Notice of Realty Action: Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and 
Public Purposes of Public Lands in Clark County, NV

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has received a request for 
lease and subsequent conveyance of approximately 19.375 acres of public 
land in the City of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, under the 
Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act. The Regional Transportation 
Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) proposes to use the land for a 
public Park and Ride bus facility.

DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the 
proposed lease/conveyance of the lands until November 17, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the BLM Field Manager, Las Vegas 
Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130-2301.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimber Liebhauser, (702) 515-5088.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described land in Clark 
County, Nevada, has been examined and found suitable for lease and 
subsequent conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act, as amended 
(43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The parcel of land is located north of Elkhorn 
Road, between North Durango Drive and the U.S. Highway 95 and is 
legally described as:

Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada

T. 19 S., R. 60 E.,
    Sec. 17, a portion of Government Lot 19 (NE\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
E\1/2\SE\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, SE\1/4\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
E\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\, N\1/2\NW\1/4\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/
4\, N\1/2\NE\1/4\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\SE\1/4\).

    The area described contains 19.375 acres, more or less.
    This description will be replaced by additional lot designation on 
final approval of the official plat of survey.
    In accordance with the R&PP Act, the RTC has filed an application 
to develop the described land as a public Park and Ride facility with 
related facilities to meet the growing travel demands between the 
northwest part of the Las Vegas valley and the resort corridor. Related 
facilities include a terminal building with a waiting area, restrooms

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and utility/storage rooms as well as a separate paved parking area for 
the RTC and the public, bus bays with canopies, landscaping and off-
site street improvements. There is a current R&PP lease authorized to 
the City of Las Vegas as N-61839 for a public park which occupies the 
space of the N-84739 application. The existing lease is undergoing a 
partial relinquishment to accommodate the Park and Ride lease 
application. Additional detailed information pertaining to this 
application, plan of development, and site plan is in case file N-
84739, which is located in the BLM Las Vegas Field Office.
    The RTC is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada and is 
therefore a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. The land is not 
required for any Federal purpose. The lease/conveyance is consistent 
with the BLM Las Vegas Resource Management Plan, dated October 5, 1998, 
and would be in the public interest. The lease/conveyance, 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);
    2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, 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; and
    3. A right-of-way for a Federal-Aid Highway reserved to the Federal 
Highway Administration, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N-
46063, pursuant to the Act of August 27, 1958, 072 Stat. 0916, 23 
U.S.C. 317(A).
    The lease/conveyance will be subject to:
    1. Valid existing rights;
    2. A right-of-way for overhead distribution lines and telephone 
lines granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors and assigns, by 
right-of-way N-58721, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 
Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761;
    3. A right-of-way for a 42-inch diameter water pipeline granted to 
Las Vegas Valley Water District, its successors and assigns, by right-
of-way N-61329, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 
2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761;
    4. A right-of-way for fiber optic facilities granted to Nevada 
Bell, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N-73706, pursuant to 
the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761;
    5. A right-of-way for underground telephone facilities granted to 
Central Telephone Company, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way 
N-73808, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 
U.S.C. 1761;
    6. A right-of-way for underground distribution lines granted to 
Nevada Power Company, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N-
73826, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 
U.S.C. 1761;
    7. A right-of-way for road, sewer and drainage purposes granted to 
the City of Las Vegas, its successors and assigns, by right-of-way N-
73902, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 
U.S.C. 1761;
    8. A right-of-way for fiber optic facilities granted to Cox 
Communications, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N-74001, 
pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 
1761;
    9. A right-of-way for underground electrical distribution lines 
granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-
of-way N-75274, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 
2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761;
    10. A right-of-way for underground conduits and cables granted to 
Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N-
75820, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 
U.S.C. 1761;
    11. A right-of-way for a polyethylene natural gas pipeline granted 
to Southwest Gas Corporation, its successors or assigns, by right-of-
way N-79227, pursuant to the Act of February 25, 1920, 041 Stat. 0437, 
30 U.S.C. 185, Sec. 28;
    12. A right-of-way for underground distribution lines granted to 
Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N-
79387, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 
U.S.C. 1761;
    13. A right-of-way for underground electrical distribution lines 
granted to Nevada Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-
of-way N-81383, pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 
2776, 43 U.S.C. 1761; and
    14. A right-of-way for a temporary work area granted to Nevada 
Power Company, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way N-81383-01, 
pursuant to the Act of October 21, 1976, 090 Stat. 2776, 43 U.S.C. 
1761.
    On publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land 
described will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation 
under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except 
for lease/conveyance under the R&PP Act, leasing under the mineral 
leasing laws and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws.
    Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the 
specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, 
whether BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the 
decision to lease/convey under the R&PP Act, or any other factor not 
directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP use. Any 
adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM Nevada State Director, who 
may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of 
any adverse comments, this realty action will become the final 
determination of the Department of the Interior.
    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 Las Vegas Field Office, will 
be considered properly filed. Electronic mail, facsimile, or telephone 
comments will not be considered properly filed.
    In the absence of any adverse comments, the decision will become 
effective on December 1, 2008. The lands will not be available for 
lease/conveyance until after the decision becomes effective.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2741.5.

    Dated: September 16, 2008.
Kimber Liebhauser,
Acting Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, Las Vegas, Nevada.
[FR Doc. E8-23129 Filed 9-30-08; 8:45 am]
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