Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public Lands and Termination of a Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Madison County, ID, 38547-38548 [2010-16260]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 127 / Friday, July 2, 2010 / Notices on the high bidder letter by 4:30 p.m. PT. Name changes will not be accepted after that date. To submit a name change, the apparent high bidder must submit the name change on the Certificate of Eligibility form to the Ely District Office in writing. Certificate of Eligibility forms are available at the Ely District Office and at the BLM Web site at: http://www.blm.gov/nv/ (click on the Ely District). The BLM will not sign any documents related to 1031 Exchange transactions. The timing for completion of the exchange is the bidder’s responsibility in accordance with Internal Revenue Service regulations. The BLM is not a party to any 1031 Exchange. All sales are made in accordance with and subject to the governing provisions of law and applicable regulations. In accordance with 43 CFR 2711.3– 1(f), the BLM may accept or reject any or all offers to purchase, or withdraw any parcel of land or interest therein from sale, if, in the opinion of a BLM authorized officer, consummation of the sale would be inconsistent with any law, or for other reasons. If the parcel is not sold by competitive sale auction, it may be identified for sale at a later date without further legal notice. On publication of this notice and until completion of the sale, the BLM is no longer accepting land use applications affecting the parcel identified for sale. However, land use applications may be considered after completion of the sale if the parcel is not sold. In order to determine the FMV, certain assumptions may have been made concerning the attributes and limitations of the lands and potential effects of local regulations and policies on potential future land uses. Through publication of this notice, the BLM advises that these assumptions may not be endorsed or approved by units of local government. It is the buyer’s responsibility to be aware of all applicable Federal, state, and local government laws, regulations and policies that may affect the subject lands, including any required dedication of lands for public uses. It is also the buyer’s responsibility to be aware of existing or prospective uses of nearby properties. When conveyed out of Federal ownership, the lands will be subject to any applicable laws, regulations, and policies of the applicable local government for proposed future uses. It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to be aware through due diligence of those laws, regulations, and policies, and to seek any required local approvals for VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 future uses. Buyers should also make themselves aware of any Federal or state law or regulation that may impact the future use of the property. Any land lacking access from a public road or highway will be conveyed as such, and future access acquisition will be the responsibility of the buyer. Only written comments will be considered properly filed. 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. (Authority: 43 CFR 2711) Jeffrey A. Weeks, Field Manager, Egan Field Office. [FR Doc. 2010–16140 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLIDI01000–L143000000.EU0000; IDI– 19600–03] Notice of Realty Action: NonCompetitive (Direct) Sale of Public Lands and Termination of a Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Madison County, ID AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of realty action. SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 139.76-acre parcel of public land in Madison County, Idaho, to Madison County for continued use as a construction and demolition (C&D) landfill. In addition, this notice will terminate the Recreational and Public Purpose Act (R&PPA) classification that encumbers the land identified for sale. DATES: Comments regarding this direct sale must be received by the BLM at the address listed below by August 16, 2010. ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding the proposed sale should be addressed to Wendy Reynolds, Upper Snake Field Office Manager, BLM Upper Snake Field Office, 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83401. Comments received in electronic form, such as e-mail or by fax, will not be considered. PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38547 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BLM Upper Snake Field Office at the above address or (208) 524–7500. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land is proposed for sale: Boise Meridian T. 6 N., R. 38 E., Sec. 26, lots 11, 12, and 13; Sec. 27, lots 9 and 14. The area described contains 139.76 acres, more or less, in Madison County, Idaho. The authority for the sale is found in Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of October 21, 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719) and regulations found at 43 CFR 2710 and 2720. This property is not required for Federal purposes and was identified for disposal in the November 25, 2008 amendment to the BLM Medicine Lodge Resource Management Plan (1985). On July 2, 2010 the property will be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, except as it relates to a direct sale to Madison County under Section 203 of FLPMA as herein proposed. The segregative effect will terminate upon issuance of a patent, publication in the Federal Register of a termination of the segregation, or on July 2, 2012, whichever occurs first. In addition, the property was classified on September 27, 1983 under the R&PPA. A portion of the property was classified as suitable for recreation and public purposes (T. 6 N., R. 38 E., lots 11 and 12 of sec. 26 and lots 9 and 14 of sec. 27), and the remainder of the property (T. 6 N., R. 38 E., lot 13 of sec. 26) was classified as non-suitable for recreation and public purposes. This notice terminates both the suitable and non-suitable R&PPA classifications on these lands. These classifications are no longer needed, as the property is proposed to be sold. On July 2, 2010, the R&PPA classification identified above and any associated segregations will be terminated, and the lands described above shall be open to direct sale to Madison County under Section 203 of FLPMA, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals and other segregations of record, and the requirements of applicable laws. The Madison County Commissioners propose to continue using the property as a C&D landfill to meet public needs. On November 23, 1983, the BLM issued Madison County a lease under the R&PPA, as amended, for a municipal solid waste landfill. In 1994, the County stopped using the site as a municipal E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES 38548 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 127 / Friday, July 2, 2010 / Notices solid waste landfill and changed the use of the site to a C&D landfill. At this time, the County would like to purchase the property it leased under the R&PPA as well as an additional 39.46 acres to be used as a source of material for cover and future expansion of the C&D landfill. These lands are being offered for direct sale to Madison County at no less than the appraised Fair Market Value of $38,500. The sale meets the criteria for direct sale, pursuant to 43 CFR 2711.3–3, which allows direct sales when in the opinion of the authorized officer a competitive sale is not appropriate and the public interest would best be served by a direct sale, such as a sale to a State or local government. Upon patent, if and when issued, the unreserved mineral interests will be conveyed simultaneously with the sale of the land. These unreserved mineral interests have been determined to have no known mineral values pursuant to 43 CFR 2720.2(a). Acceptance of the sale offer will constitute an application for conveyance of those unreserved mineral interests. The Purchaser will be required to pay a $50.00 non-refundable fee for conveyance of the mineral interests. The patent, if and when issued, will contain the following reservations, covenants, terms and conditions: 1. Rights-of-way for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States will be reserved pursuant to the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945). 2. The conveyance will be subject to valid existing rights of record, including, but not limited to, those documented on the BLM public land records at the time of conveyance of the lands. 3. Pursuant to the requirements established by Section 120(h) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liabilities Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9620(h), as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1988, (100 Stat. 1670), the patentee, its successors or assigns, by accepting a patent, will agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the United States, its officers, agents, representatives, and employees (hereinafter ‘‘United States’’) from any costs, damages, claims, causes of action in connection with the patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the patented real property. This agreement includes, but is not limited to, acts or omissions of the patentee and its employees, agents, contractors, lessees, or any third party arising out of, or in connection with, the patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the patented real property which cause or VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:27 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 give rise to, in whole or in part: (1) Violations of Federal, State and local laws and regulations that are now, or may in the future become, applicable to the real property and/or applicable to the use, occupancy, and/or operations thereon; (2) judgments, claims, or demands of any kind assessed against the United States; (3) costs, expenses, or damages of any kind incurred by the United States; (4) releases or threatened releases of solid or hazardous waste(s) and/or hazardous substance(s), pollutant(s), or contaminant(s), and/or petroleum product(s) or derivative(s) of a petroleum product, as defined by Federal or State environmental laws; of, on, into, or under land, property, and other interests of the United States; (5) natural resource damages as defined by Federal and State law; or (6) other activities by which solid or hazardous substance(s) or waste(s), pollutant(s) or contaminant(s), or petroleum product(s) or derivative(s) of a petroleum product as defined by Federal or State environmental laws are generated, stored, used, or otherwise disposed of on the patented real property, and any cleanup response, remedial action, or other actions related in any manner to the said solid or hazardous substance(s) or waste(s) or contaminant(s), or petroleum product(s) or derivative(s) of a petroleum product as defined by Federal or State laws. Patentee shall stipulate that it will be solely responsible for compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local environmental laws and regulatory provisions, throughout the life of the facility, including any closure and/or post-closure requirements that may be imposed with respect to any physical plant and or facility upon the real property under any Federal, State, or local environmental laws or regulatory provisions. This covenant shall be construed as running with the patented real property and may be enforced by the United States in a court of competent jurisdiction. 4. The conveyance will be also subject to additional terms and conditions that the authorized officer deems appropriate to ensure proper land use and protection of the public interest. Public Comments: For a period until August 16, 2010, interested parties and the general public may submit written comments to the BLM Upper Snake Field Office at the address above. Comments, including names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public review at the BLM Upper Snake Field Office during regular business hours, except holidays. Individual respondents may request confidentiality. Before including your PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM State Director, Idaho State Office, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action in whole or in part. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior. Information concerning the proposed land sale, including the appraisal report, planning and environmental documents, and the mineral report is available for review in the BLM Upper Snake Field Office at the address listed above. These parcels will not be sold until at least August 31, 2010. Authority: 43 CFR 2711.1–2. Wendy Reynolds, Field Manager, BLM Upper Snake Field Office. [FR Doc. 2010–16260 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVC02000 L57000000.BX0000 241A; 10– 08807; MO# 4500013122; TAS: 14X5017] Notice of Temporary Closures of Public Lands in Washoe County, NV AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Temporary Closure. SUMMARY: As authorized under the provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, notice is hereby given that certain public lands near Stead, Nevada, will be temporarily closed to all public use to provide for public safety during the 2010 Reno Air Racing Association Pylon Racing Seminar and the Reno National Championship Air Races. DATES: Effective Dates: Closure periods to all public use are September 11 through September 19, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda J. Kelly, (775) 885–6000, e-mail: Linda_J_Kelly@blm.gov. This closure applies to all public use, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 127 (Friday, July 2, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38547-38548]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16260]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLIDI01000-L143000000.EU0000; IDI-19600-03]


Notice of Realty Action: Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale of Public 
Lands and Termination of a Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification, Madison County, ID

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of realty action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to sell a 139.76-
acre parcel of public land in Madison County, Idaho, to Madison County 
for continued use as a construction and demolition (C&D) landfill. In 
addition, this notice will terminate the Recreational and Public 
Purpose Act (R&PPA) classification that encumbers the land identified 
for sale.

DATES: Comments regarding this direct sale must be received by the BLM 
at the address listed below by August 16, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Written comments regarding the proposed sale should be 
addressed to Wendy Reynolds, Upper Snake Field Office Manager, BLM 
Upper Snake Field Office, 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls, Idaho 
83401. Comments received in electronic form, such as e-mail or by fax, 
will not be considered.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BLM Upper Snake Field Office at the 
above address or (208) 524-7500.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following described public land is 
proposed for sale:

Boise Meridian

T. 6 N., R. 38 E.,
    Sec. 26, lots 11, 12, and 13;
    Sec. 27, lots 9 and 14.

    The area described contains 139.76 acres, more or less, in 
Madison County, Idaho.

    The authority for the sale is found in Sections 203 and 209 of the 
Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of October 21, 1976 (43 
U.S.C. 1713 and 1719) and regulations found at 43 CFR 2710 and 2720. 
This property is not required for Federal purposes and was identified 
for disposal in the November 25, 2008 amendment to the BLM Medicine 
Lodge Resource Management Plan (1985).
    On July 2, 2010 the property will be segregated from all forms of 
appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, 
except as it relates to a direct sale to Madison County under Section 
203 of FLPMA as herein proposed. The segregative effect will terminate 
upon issuance of a patent, publication in the Federal Register of a 
termination of the segregation, or on July 2, 2012, whichever occurs 
first.
    In addition, the property was classified on September 27, 1983 
under the R&PPA. A portion of the property was classified as suitable 
for recreation and public purposes (T. 6 N., R. 38 E., lots 11 and 12 
of sec. 26 and lots 9 and 14 of sec. 27), and the remainder of the 
property (T. 6 N., R. 38 E., lot 13 of sec. 26) was classified as non-
suitable for recreation and public purposes. This notice terminates 
both the suitable and non-suitable R&PPA classifications on these 
lands. These classifications are no longer needed, as the property is 
proposed to be sold. On July 2, 2010, the R&PPA classification 
identified above and any associated segregations will be terminated, 
and the lands described above shall be open to direct sale to Madison 
County under Section 203 of FLPMA, subject to valid existing rights, 
the provisions of existing withdrawals and other segregations of 
record, and the requirements of applicable laws. The Madison County 
Commissioners propose to continue using the property as a C&D landfill 
to meet public needs.
    On November 23, 1983, the BLM issued Madison County a lease under 
the R&PPA, as amended, for a municipal solid waste landfill. In 1994, 
the County stopped using the site as a municipal

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solid waste landfill and changed the use of the site to a C&D landfill. 
At this time, the County would like to purchase the property it leased 
under the R&PPA as well as an additional 39.46 acres to be used as a 
source of material for cover and future expansion of the C&D landfill. 
These lands are being offered for direct sale to Madison County at no 
less than the appraised Fair Market Value of $38,500. The sale meets 
the criteria for direct sale, pursuant to 43 CFR 2711.3-3, which allows 
direct sales when in the opinion of the authorized officer a 
competitive sale is not appropriate and the public interest would best 
be served by a direct sale, such as a sale to a State or local 
government.
    Upon patent, if and when issued, the unreserved mineral interests 
will be conveyed simultaneously with the sale of the land. These 
unreserved mineral interests have been determined to have no known 
mineral values pursuant to 43 CFR 2720.2(a). Acceptance of the sale 
offer will constitute an application for conveyance of those unreserved 
mineral interests. The Purchaser will be required to pay a $50.00 non-
refundable fee for conveyance of the mineral interests.
    The patent, if and when issued, will contain the following 
reservations, covenants, terms and conditions:
    1. Rights-of-way for ditches and canals constructed by the 
authority of the United States will be reserved pursuant to the Act of 
August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945).
    2. The conveyance will be subject to valid existing rights of 
record, including, but not limited to, those documented on the BLM 
public land records at the time of conveyance of the lands.
    3. Pursuant to the requirements established by Section 120(h) of 
the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liabilities 
Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. 9620(h), as amended by the Superfund Amendments 
and Reauthorization Act of 1988, (100 Stat. 1670), the patentee, its 
successors or assigns, by accepting a patent, will agree to indemnify, 
defend, and hold harmless the United States, its officers, agents, 
representatives, and employees (hereinafter ``United States'') from any 
costs, damages, claims, causes of action in connection with the 
patentee's use, occupancy, or operations on the patented real property. 
This agreement includes, but is not limited to, acts or omissions of 
the patentee and its employees, agents, contractors, lessees, or any 
third party arising out of, or in connection with, the patentee's use, 
occupancy, or operations on the patented real property which cause or 
give rise to, in whole or in part: (1) Violations of Federal, State and 
local laws and regulations that are now, or may in the future become, 
applicable to the real property and/or applicable to the use, 
occupancy, and/or operations thereon; (2) judgments, claims, or demands 
of any kind assessed against the United States; (3) costs, expenses, or 
damages of any kind incurred by the United States; (4) releases or 
threatened releases of solid or hazardous waste(s) and/or hazardous 
substance(s), pollutant(s), or contaminant(s), and/or petroleum 
product(s) or derivative(s) of a petroleum product, as defined by 
Federal or State environmental laws; of, on, into, or under land, 
property, and other interests of the United States; (5) natural 
resource damages as defined by Federal and State law; or (6) other 
activities by which solid or hazardous substance(s) or waste(s), 
pollutant(s) or contaminant(s), or petroleum product(s) or 
derivative(s) of a petroleum product as defined by Federal or State 
environmental laws are generated, stored, used, or otherwise disposed 
of on the patented real property, and any cleanup response, remedial 
action, or other actions related in any manner to the said solid or 
hazardous substance(s) or waste(s) or contaminant(s), or petroleum 
product(s) or derivative(s) of a petroleum product as defined by 
Federal or State laws. Patentee shall stipulate that it will be solely 
responsible for compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and 
local environmental laws and regulatory provisions, throughout the life 
of the facility, including any closure and/or post-closure requirements 
that may be imposed with respect to any physical plant and or facility 
upon the real property under any Federal, State, or local environmental 
laws or regulatory provisions. This covenant shall be construed as 
running with the patented real property and may be enforced by the 
United States in a court of competent jurisdiction.
    4. The conveyance will be also subject to additional terms and 
conditions that the authorized officer deems appropriate to ensure 
proper land use and protection of the public interest.
    Public Comments: For a period until August 16, 2010, interested 
parties and the general public may submit written comments to the BLM 
Upper Snake Field Office at the address above. Comments, including 
names and street addresses of respondents, will be available for public 
review at the BLM Upper Snake Field Office during regular business 
hours, except holidays. Individual respondents may request 
confidentiality. 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 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.
    Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the BLM State Director, 
Idaho State Office, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty 
action in whole or in part. In the absence of any adverse comments, 
this realty action will become the final determination of the 
Department of the Interior. Information concerning the proposed land 
sale, including the appraisal report, planning and environmental 
documents, and the mineral report is available for review in the BLM 
Upper Snake Field Office at the address listed above.
    These parcels will not be sold until at least August 31, 2010.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2711.1-2.

Wendy Reynolds,
Field Manager, BLM Upper Snake Field Office.
[FR Doc. 2010-16260 Filed 7-1-10; 8:45 am]
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