Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ, During the Operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 Desert Races, 78824-78825 [E8-30480]

Download as PDF 78824 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices terms for one-third of the committee members expiring each year. In order to make this transition, the committee members will be appointed to one, two, or three-year terms, for the period beginning February 1, 2009. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the region in which the MAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, and experience and their knowledge of the geographical resource. The following must accompany nominations received in this call for nominations: Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; A completed background information nomination form; Any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. Nominations will be accepted for a 45-day period beginning the date this notice is published. Johna Hurl, Monument Manager, Carrizo Plain National Monument. [FR Doc. E8–30482 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLAZC03000 L51050000.EA0000 LVRCSA0010000, AZ–SRP–330–07–01 and AZ–SRP–330–07–02] Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ, During the Operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 Desert Races Bureau of Land Management. Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, Arizona, during the operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 Desert Races. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office announces the temporary closure of selected public lands under its administration in La Paz County, Arizona. This action is being taken to help ensure public safety and prevent unnecessary environmental degradation during the permitted running of the Best in the Desert 2009 Parker 250, and 2009 Blue Water Resort and Casino Parker 425 Desert Races. Areas subject to this closure include all public land, including county maintained roads and highways located on public lands that are located within two miles of the designated course. The race course and closure areas are described in the Supplementary Information section of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 this notice and maps of the designated race course are maintained in the Bureau of Land Management Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406. DATES: Event Dates: The Parker 250 on January 10, 2009, and the Parker 425 on February 7, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Dodson, Field Staff Ranger, BLM Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Avenue, Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86406, (928) 505–1200. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description of Race Course Closed Area: Beginning at the eastern boundary of the Colorado River Indian Tribe (CRIT) Reservation, the race course closed area runs east along Shea Road, then east into Osborne Wash on to the Parker-Swansea Road to the Central Arizona Project Canal (CAP), then north on the west side of the CAP Canal, crossing the canal on the countymaintained road, running northeast into Mineral Wash Canyon, then southeast on the county-maintained road, through the four-corners intersection to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then east on Transmission Pass Road, through State Trust Land located in Butler Valley, turning north into Cunningham Wash to North Tank, continuing back south to Transmission Pass Road and east (reentering public land) within two miles of Alamo Dam Road. The course turns south and west onto the wooden power line road, onto the State Trust Land in Butler Valley, turning southwest into Cunningham Wash to the Graham Well, intersecting Butler Valley Road, then north and west on the county-maintained road to the ‘‘Bouse Y’’ intersection, two miles north of Bouse, Arizona. The course proceeds north, paralleling the Bouse-Swansea Road to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then west along the north boundary (powerline) road of the East Cactus Plain Wilderness Area to ParkerSwansea Road. The course turns west into Osborne Wash crossing the CAP Canal, along the north boundary of the Cactus Plain Wilderness Study Area; it continues west staying in Osborne Wash and crossing Shea Road along the southern boundary of Gibraltar Wilderness, rejoining Osborne Wash to the CRIT Reservation boundary. Times of the Temporary Land Closure: The Parker 250 Desert Race closure is in effect from 2 p.m. (MST) on Friday, January 9, 2009, through 6 p.m. (MST) on Saturday, January 10, 2009. The Blue Water Resort and Casino Parker 425 Desert Race closure is in effect from 2 p.m. (MST) on Friday, PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 February 6, 2009, through 11:59 p.m. (MST) on Saturday, February 7, 2009. Prohibited Acts: The following acts are prohibited during the temporary land closure: 1. Being present on, or driving on, the designated race course. Spectators may not be within 200 feet of the designated race course. This does not apply to race participants, race officials nor emergency vehicles authorized by or operated by local, State or federal government agencies. Emergency medical response shall only be conducted by personnel and vehicles operating under the guidance of La Paz County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Fire, or the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). 2. Vehicle parking or stopping in areas affected by the closure, except where such is specifically allowed (designated spectator areas). 3. Camping in any area, except in the designated spectator areas. 4. Discharge of firearms. 5. Possession or use of any fireworks. 6. Cutting or collecting firewood of any kind, including dead and down wood or other vegetative material. 7. Operating any vehicle (except registered race vehicles), including offhighway vehicles, not registered and equipped for street and highway operation. 8. Operating any vehicle in the area of the closure at a speed of more than 35 mph. This does not apply to registered race vehicles during the race, while on the designated race course. 9. Failure to obey any official sign posted by the Bureau of Land Management, La Paz County, or the race promoter. 10. Parking any vehicle in a manner that obstructs or impedes normal traffic movement. 11. Failure to obey any person authorized to direct traffic, including law enforcement officers, BLM officials and designated race officials. 12. Failure to observe Spectator Area quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 13. Failure to keep campsite or race viewing site free of trash and litter. 14. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained by a leash of not more than six feet in length. The above restrictions do not apply to emergency vehicles owned by the United States, the State of Arizona, or La Paz County. Authority for closure of public lands is found in Title 43 CFR 8340, Subpart 8341; Title 43 CFR 8360, Subpart 8364.1; and Title 43 CFR 2930. Persons who violate this closure order are subject to arrest, and upon conviction may be fined not more than E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices $100,000 and/or imprisoned for not more than 12 months. Date Signed: December 15, 2008. David Jaynes, Acting Field Manager, Lake Havasu Field Office. [FR Doc. E8–30480 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–$$–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNV056000.L58530000.EU0000; N–81965 et al.; 9–08807; TAS: 14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Competitive Online Auction of Public Lands in Clark County, NV AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Land Sale. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to offer 14 parcels of public land of approximately 117.50 in the Las Vegas Valley by competitive online auction at not less than the fair market value (FMV). The sale will be conducted pursuant to the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act of 1998 (SNPLMA), Public Law 105–263, 112 Stat. 2343, as amended. The online sale 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, and BLM land sale and mineral conveyance regulations at 43 CFR 2710 and 2720. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed sale of public lands and the environmental assessment (EA) until February 6, 2009. ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the BLM District Manager, Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Manuela Johnson at manuela_johnson@nv.blm.gov or (702) 515–5224. For general information on previous BLM public land sale, refer to the following Web address: http:// www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/snplma/ Land_Auctions.html. This public sale is in conformance with the Las Vegas Resource Management Plan (RMP), approved on Oct. 5, 1998. BLM has determined that the proposed action conforms to the RMP decision LD–1 under the authority of FLPMA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada T. 22 S., R. 60 E., sec. 13, W1⁄2NE1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4NW1⁄4, W1⁄2NW1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SE1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4; sec. 19, N1⁄2NW1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4; sec. 30, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, W1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, W1⁄2NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4. T. 22 S., R. 61 E., sec. 14, E1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4SW1⁄4SE1⁄4; sec. 30, NW1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, NW1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4SE1⁄4, NE1⁄4SE1⁄4NW1⁄4SE1⁄4, W1⁄2NE1⁄4SE1⁄4SE1⁄4, N1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4SE1⁄4. T. 23 S., R. 61 E., sec. 9, N1⁄2SW1⁄4NW1⁄4NE1⁄4; sec. 20, S1⁄2NW1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, N1⁄2SE1⁄4SE1⁄4NE1⁄4. The area described contains 117.5 acres, more or less. Maps delineating the individual proposed sale parcels are available for public review at http:// www.propertydisposal.gsa.gov, and at the Las Vegas Field Office (LVFO), which is located at the BLM Southern Nevada District Office. The FMV for each parcel will be available 60 days prior to the sale date. The lands are being offered for sale online via the internet using competitive sale procedures pursuant to 43 CFR 2711.3–1. Bidding on the subject parcels will begin at FMV and remain open for sale for a period of 60 days in accordance with the competitive sale procedures. Bidders may go to the GSA Web site at http://www.auctionrp.com to register, obtain maps and get information on how to submit competitive online bids via the internet for the sale. A submitted online internet bid is a binding offer. At the conclusion of the auction, the highest qualified bid for any parcel will be declared the apparent high bidder under 43 CFR 2711.3–1(d). The declared high bidder will have 10 days from closure of the online auction to submit a bid deposit of not less than 20 percent of the successful high bid amount. Payment must be made in the form of a cashiers check, certified check or U.S. postal money order, and made payable in U.S. dollars to ‘‘General Services Administration.’’ Personal or company checks will not be accepted. Failure to submit the 20 percent bid deposit amount following the sale will result in cancellation of the bid. At the conclusion of the 10 days, the PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78825 successful bidder will receive a high bidder letter from the BLM with detailed information for full payment. No contractual or other rights against the United States may accrue until BLM officially accepts the offer to purchase and the full bid price is paid. Terms and Conditions: Certain minerals for each parcel will be reserved in accordance with the BLM’s approved Mineral Potential Report, dated January 22, 1999. Information pertaining to the reservation of minerals specific to the parcel is located in the case file and available for review at the LVFO. An offer to purchase these parcels will constitute an application for mineral conveyance of the ‘‘no known value’’ mineral interests. In conjunction with the final payment, an applicant for ‘‘no known value’’ mineral interests will be required to pay a $50 non-refundable filing fee for processing the conveyance of the ‘‘no known value’’ mineral interests which will be sold simultaneously with the surface interests. The following numbered terms and conditions will appear on the conveyance documents for these parcels: 1. Discretionary leasable and saleable mineral deposits on the lands in Clark County, if any, reserved to the United States, in accordance with the above referenced Mineral Potential Report. Permittees, licensees, and lessees of the United States retain the right to prospect for, mine, and remove such leasable and saleable minerals owned by the United States under applicable law and any regulations that the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, together with all necessary access and exit rights; 2. A right-of-way is reserved for ditches and canals constructed by authority of the United States under the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 3. A right-of-way for federal aid highway purposes (Blue Diamond Road) reserved to the Federal Highway Administration, its successors or assigns, by right-of-way No. Nev012728, pursuant to the Act of August 27, 1958 (23 U.S.C. 107 (D)) within sale parcel N–85660; 4. All parcels are subject to valid existing rights; 5. The parcels are subject to reservations for road, public utilities and flood control purposes, both existing and proposed, in accordance with the local governing entities’ transportation plans; 6. By accepting this patent, the patentee agrees to indemnify, defend and hold the United States harmless from any costs, damages, claims, causes of action, penalties, fines, liabilities, and E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLAZC03000 L51050000.EA0000 LVRCSA0010000, AZ-SRP-330-07-01 and AZ-
SRP-330-07-02]


Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, AZ, 
During the Operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 Desert Races

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management.

ACTION: Temporary Closure of Selected Public Lands in La Paz County, 
Arizona, during the operation of the 2009 Parker 250 and Parker 425 
Desert Races.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lake Havasu Field Office 
announces the temporary closure of selected public lands under its 
administration in La Paz County, Arizona. This action is being taken to 
help ensure public safety and prevent unnecessary environmental 
degradation during the permitted running of the Best in the Desert 2009 
Parker 250, and 2009 Blue Water Resort and Casino Parker 425 Desert 
Races. Areas subject to this closure include all public land, including 
county maintained roads and highways located on public lands that are 
located within two miles of the designated course. The race course and 
closure areas are described in the Supplementary Information section of 
this notice and maps of the designated race course are maintained in 
the Bureau of Land Management Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater 
Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406.

DATES: Event Dates: The Parker 250 on January 10, 2009, and the Parker 
425 on February 7, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Dodson, Field Staff Ranger, 
BLM Lake Havasu Field Office, 2610 Sweetwater Avenue, Lake Havasu City, 
Arizona 86406, (928) 505-1200.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description of Race Course Closed Area: Beginning at the eastern 
boundary of the Colorado River Indian Tribe (CRIT) Reservation, the 
race course closed area runs east along Shea Road, then east into 
Osborne Wash on to the Parker-Swansea Road to the Central Arizona 
Project Canal (CAP), then north on the west side of the CAP Canal, 
crossing the canal on the county-maintained road, running northeast 
into Mineral Wash Canyon, then southeast on the county-maintained road, 
through the four-corners intersection to the Midway (Pit) intersection, 
then east on Transmission Pass Road, through State Trust Land located 
in Butler Valley, turning north into Cunningham Wash to North Tank, 
continuing back south to Transmission Pass Road and east (reentering 
public land) within two miles of Alamo Dam Road. The course turns south 
and west onto the wooden power line road, onto the State Trust Land in 
Butler Valley, turning southwest into Cunningham Wash to the Graham 
Well, intersecting Butler Valley Road, then north and west on the 
county-maintained road to the ``Bouse Y'' intersection, two miles north 
of Bouse, Arizona. The course proceeds north, paralleling the Bouse-
Swansea Road to the Midway (Pit) intersection, then west along the 
north boundary (powerline) road of the East Cactus Plain Wilderness 
Area to Parker-Swansea Road. The course turns west into Osborne Wash 
crossing the CAP Canal, along the north boundary of the Cactus Plain 
Wilderness Study Area; it continues west staying in Osborne Wash and 
crossing Shea Road along the southern boundary of Gibraltar Wilderness, 
rejoining Osborne Wash to the CRIT Reservation boundary.
    Times of the Temporary Land Closure: The Parker 250 Desert Race 
closure is in effect from 2 p.m. (MST) on Friday, January 9, 2009, 
through 6 p.m. (MST) on Saturday, January 10, 2009. The Blue Water 
Resort and Casino Parker 425 Desert Race closure is in effect from 2 
p.m. (MST) on Friday, February 6, 2009, through 11:59 p.m. (MST) on 
Saturday, February 7, 2009.
    Prohibited Acts: The following acts are prohibited during the 
temporary land closure:
    1. Being present on, or driving on, the designated race course. 
Spectators may not be within 200 feet of the designated race course. 
This does not apply to race participants, race officials nor emergency 
vehicles authorized by or operated by local, State or federal 
government agencies. Emergency medical response shall only be conducted 
by personnel and vehicles operating under the guidance of La Paz County 
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Fire, or the Arizona Department of 
Public Safety (DPS), or the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
    2. Vehicle parking or stopping in areas affected by the closure, 
except where such is specifically allowed (designated spectator areas).
    3. Camping in any area, except in the designated spectator areas.
    4. Discharge of firearms.
    5. Possession or use of any fireworks.
    6. Cutting or collecting firewood of any kind, including dead and 
down wood or other vegetative material.
    7. Operating any vehicle (except registered race vehicles), 
including off-highway vehicles, not registered and equipped for street 
and highway operation.
    8. Operating any vehicle in the area of the closure at a speed of 
more than 35 mph. This does not apply to registered race vehicles 
during the race, while on the designated race course.
    9. Failure to obey any official sign posted by the Bureau of Land 
Management, La Paz County, or the race promoter.
    10. Parking any vehicle in a manner that obstructs or impedes 
normal traffic movement.
    11. Failure to obey any person authorized to direct traffic, 
including law enforcement officers, BLM officials and designated race 
officials.
    12. Failure to observe Spectator Area quiet hours of 10 p.m. to 6 
a.m.
    13. Failure to keep campsite or race viewing site free of trash and 
litter.
    14. Allowing any pet or other animal to be unrestrained by a leash 
of not more than six feet in length.
    The above restrictions do not apply to emergency vehicles owned by 
the United States, the State of Arizona, or La Paz County. Authority 
for closure of public lands is found in Title 43 CFR 8340, Subpart 
8341; Title 43 CFR 8360, Subpart 8364.1; and Title 43 CFR 2930. Persons 
who violate this closure order are subject to arrest, and upon 
conviction may be fined not more than

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$100,000 and/or imprisoned for not more than 12 months.

    Date Signed: December 15, 2008.
David Jaynes,
Acting Field Manager, Lake Havasu Field Office.
[FR Doc. E8-30480 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
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