Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Clark County, NV, 82065-82066 [2010-32870]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 29, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLNVS00000 L58530000.ES0000 241A; N– 75701; 10–08807; MO# 4500014072; TAS:14X5232] Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act Classification, Clark County, NV Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as amended, approximately 303.66 acres of public land in Clark County, Nevada. Clark County proposes to use the land for a regional park. DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed classification for lease and/or conveyance of the land until February 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: Mail written comments to the BLM Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothy Dickey, (702) 515–5119, e-mail: Dorothy_Dickey@blm.gov. 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 Clark County, Nevada, has been examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/ or conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act: SUMMARY: srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Mount Diablo Meridian T. 20 S., R. 59 E., Sec. 1, lot 1, E1⁄2SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SE1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄2SE1⁄4. T. 20 S., R. 60 E., Sec. 6, lots 5, 6, and 7. The area described contains 303.66 acres, more or less, in Clark County. This description will be refined upon final approval of the official plat of survey. The parcel is located in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley and contains the geologic feature known locally as Lone Mountain. The park is generally south of the intersection between Lone Mountain Road and the Bruce Woodbury Beltway. In accordance with the R&PP Act, Clark County has filed an application in which it proposes to develop the abovedescribed land as a regional park with a recreation center, swimming pool, library, ball fields, tennis courts, VerDate Mar<15>2010 02:10 Dec 29, 2010 Jkt 223001 basketball courts, playground, children’s play area, restrooms, picnic areas, trailhead facilities, walking and jogging trails, parking lot, turf establishment, landscaping, lighting, utilities and ancillary equipment. Additional detailed information pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is located in case file N–75701, which is available for review at the BLM Las Vegas Field Office at the above address. Clark County is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada and is therefore a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act. Subject to limitations prescribed by law and regulation, prior to patent issuance the holder of any right-of-way grant within the lease area may be given the opportunity to amend the right-ofway grant for conversion to a new term, including perpetuity, if applicable. The land identified is not needed for any Federal purpose. The lease and/or conveyance is consistent with the BLM Las Vegas Resource Management Plan dated October 5, 1998, and would be in the public interest. Clark County has not applied for more than the 640-acre limitation for public purpose uses in a year and has submitted a statement in compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b). The lease and/or 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); and 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. Any lease and/or conveyance will also be subject to valid existing rights, will contain any terms or conditions required by law (including, but not limited to, any terms or conditions required by 43 CFR 2741.4), and will contain an appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the lessee’s/ patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the leased/patented lands. It will also contain any other terms and conditions deemed necessary and appropriate by the Authorized Officer. Any lease and/ or conveyance will also be subject to: 1. Right-of-way N–66444 for road and sewer purposes granted to the City of Las Vegas, its successors or assigns, PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 82065 pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of October 21, 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1761); 2. Right-of-way N–52803 for detention basin purposes granted to the City of Las Vegas, its successors or assigns, pursuant to FLPMA; 3. Right-of-way N–62096 for water pipeline purposes granted to the Las Vegas Valley Water District, its successors or assigns, pursuant to FLPMA; 4. Right-of-way N–66793 for telephone line purposes granted to the Central Telephone Co., its successors or assigns, pursuant to FLPMA; and 5. Right-of-way N–74688 and Nev043546 for power line purposes granted to Nevada Power Co., its successors or assigns, pursuant to FLPMA; On December 29, 2010 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 lease and/or 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 on the suitability of the land for a regional park. 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. Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for R&PP use. Only written comments to the Field Manager, BLM Las Vegas Field Office, will be considered properly filed. 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, the classification of the land described in this notice will become effective on February 28, 2011. The land will not be available for lease or conveyance until after the classification becomes effective. 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. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 82066 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 249 / Wednesday, December 29, 2010 / Notices 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 2741.5. Beth Ransel, Acting Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, Las Vegas Field Office. [FR Doc. 2010–32870 Filed 12–28–10; 8:45 am] nearest one-eighth of a point, resulting in 4.125 percent. The rate of 4.125 percent will be used by all Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of water and related land resources plans for the purpose of discounting future benefits and computing costs or otherwise converting benefits and costs to a common-time basis. Dated: December 3, 2010. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Policy and Administration, Denver Office. BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FR Doc. 2010–32801 Filed 12–28–10; 8:45 am] Bureau of Reclamation BILLING CODE 4310–MN–P Change in Discount Rate for Water Resources Planning DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of change. AGENCY: The Water Resources Planning Act of 1965 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1974 require an annual determination of a discount rate for Federal water resources planning. The discount rate for Federal water resources planning for fiscal year 2011 is 4.125 percent. Discounting is to be used to convert future monetary values to present values. SUMMARY: This discount rate is to be used for the period October 1, 2010, through and including September 30, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brooke Miller-Levy, Water and Environmental Resources Division, Denver, Colorado 80225; telephone: 303–445–2889. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the interest rate to be used by Federal agencies in the formulation and evaluation of plans for water and related land resources is 4.125 percent for fiscal year 2011. This rate has been computed in accordance with Section 80(a), Public Law 93–251 (88 Stat. 34) and 18 CFR 704.39, which: (1) specify that the rate will be based upon the average yield during the preceding fiscal year on interest-bearing marketable securities of the United States which, at the time the computation is made, have terms of 15 years or more remaining to maturity (average yield is rounded to nearest oneeighth percent); and (2) provide that the rate will not be raised or lowered more than one-quarter of 1 percent for any year. The U.S. Department of the Treasury calculated the specified average to be 4.1620 percent. This average value is then rounded to the srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 02:10 Dec 29, 2010 Jkt 223001 Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation and are new, modified, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice on July 22, 2010. From the date of this publication, future notices during this calendar year will be limited to new, modified, discontinued, or completed contract actions. This notice is one of a variety of means used to inform the public about proposed contractual actions for capital recovery and management of project resources and facilities consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. Additional announcements of individual contract actions may be published in the Federal Register and in newspapers of general circulation in the areas determined by Reclamation to be affected by the proposed action. ADDRESSES: The identity of the approving officer and other information pertaining to a specific contract proposal may be obtained by calling or writing the appropriate regional office at the address and telephone number given for each region in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Kelly, Water and Environmental Services Division, Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 25007, Denver, Colorado 80225–0007; telephone 303–445–2888. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Consistent with section 9(f) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 and the rules and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 regulations published in 52 FR 11954, April 13, 1987 (43 CFR 426.22), Reclamation will publish notice of proposed or amendatory contract actions for any contract for the delivery of project water for authorized uses in newspapers of general circulation in the affected area at least 60 days prior to contract execution. Announcements may be in the form of news releases, legal notices, official letters, memorandums, or other forms of written material. Meetings, workshops, and/or hearings may also be used, as appropriate, to provide local publicity. The public participation procedures do not apply to proposed contracts for the sale of surplus or interim irrigation water for a term of 1 year or less. Either of the contracting parties may invite the public to observe contract proceedings. All public participation procedures will be coordinated with those involved in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act. Pursuant to the ‘‘Final Revised Public Participation Procedures’’ for water resource-related contract negotiations, published in 47 FR 7763, February 22, 1982, a tabulation is provided of all proposed contractual actions in each of the five Reclamation regions. When contract negotiations are completed, and prior to execution, each proposed contract form must be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, or pursuant to delegated or redelegated authority, the Commissioner of Reclamation or one of the regional directors. In some instances, congressional review and approval of a report, water rate, or other terms and conditions of the contract may be involved. Public participation in and receipt of comments on contract proposals will be facilitated by adherence to the following procedures: 1. Only persons authorized to act on behalf of the contracting entities may negotiate the terms and conditions of a specific contract proposal. 2. Advance notice of meetings or hearings will be furnished to those parties that have made a timely written request for such notice to the appropriate regional or project office of Reclamation. 3. Written correspondence regarding proposed contracts may be made available to the general public pursuant to the terms and procedures of the Freedom of Information Act, as amended. 4. Written comments on a proposed contract or contract action must be submitted to the appropriate regional officials at the locations and within the time limits set forth in the advance public notices. E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLNVS00000 L58530000.ES0000 241A; N-75701; 10-08807; MO 
4500014072; TAS:14X5232]


Notice of Realty Action: Recreation and Public Purposes Act 
Classification, Clark County, NV

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has examined and found 
suitable for classification for lease and/or conveyance under the 
provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act, as 
amended, approximately 303.66 acres of public land in Clark County, 
Nevada. Clark County proposes to use the land for a regional park.

DATES: Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the 
proposed classification for lease and/or conveyance of the land until 
February 14, 2011.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dorothy Dickey, (702) 515-5119, e-
mail: Dorothy_Dickey@blm.gov.

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 Clark County, Nevada, has been 
examined and found suitable for classification for lease and/or 
conveyance under the provisions of the R&PP Act:

Mount Diablo Meridian

T. 20 S., R. 59 E.,
    Sec. 1, lot 1, E\1/2\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\NE\1/4\, 
SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\SE\1/4\.
T. 20 S., R. 60 E.,
    Sec. 6, lots 5, 6, and 7.

    The area described contains 303.66 acres, more or less, in Clark 
County.
    This description will be refined upon final approval of the 
official plat of survey.

    The parcel is located in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley 
and contains the geologic feature known locally as Lone Mountain. The 
park is generally south of the intersection between Lone Mountain Road 
and the Bruce Woodbury Beltway.
    In accordance with the R&PP Act, Clark County has filed an 
application in which it proposes to develop the above-described land as 
a regional park with a recreation center, swimming pool, library, ball 
fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, playground, children's play 
area, restrooms, picnic areas, trailhead facilities, walking and 
jogging trails, parking lot, turf establishment, landscaping, lighting, 
utilities and ancillary equipment. Additional detailed information 
pertaining to this application, plan of development, and site plan is 
located in case file N-75701, which is available for review at the BLM 
Las Vegas Field Office at the above address.
    Clark County is a political subdivision of the State of Nevada and 
is therefore a qualified applicant under the R&PP Act.
    Subject to limitations prescribed by law and regulation, prior to 
patent issuance the holder of any right-of-way grant within the lease 
area may be given the opportunity to amend the right-of-way grant for 
conversion to a new term, including perpetuity, if applicable.
    The land identified is not needed for any Federal purpose. The 
lease and/or conveyance is consistent with the BLM Las Vegas Resource 
Management Plan dated October 5, 1998, and would be in the public 
interest. Clark County has not applied for more than the 640-acre 
limitation for public purpose uses in a year and has submitted a 
statement in compliance with the regulations at 43 CFR 2741.4(b).
    The lease and/or 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); 
and
    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.
    Any lease and/or conveyance will also be subject to valid existing 
rights, will contain any terms or conditions required by law 
(including, but not limited to, any terms or conditions required by 43 
CFR 2741.4), and will contain an appropriate indemnification clause 
protecting the United States from claims arising out of the lessee's/
patentee's use, occupancy, or operations on the leased/patented lands. 
It will also contain any other terms and conditions deemed necessary 
and appropriate by the Authorized Officer. Any lease and/or conveyance 
will also be subject to:
    1. Right-of-way N-66444 for road and sewer purposes granted to the 
City of Las Vegas, its successors or assigns, pursuant to the Federal 
Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) of October 21, 1976 (43 U.S.C. 
1761);
    2. Right-of-way N-52803 for detention basin purposes granted to the 
City of Las Vegas, its successors or assigns, pursuant to FLPMA;
    3. Right-of-way N-62096 for water pipeline purposes granted to the 
Las Vegas Valley Water District, its successors or assigns, pursuant to 
FLPMA;
    4. Right-of-way N-66793 for telephone line purposes granted to the 
Central Telephone Co., its successors or assigns, pursuant to FLPMA; 
and
    5. Right-of-way N-74688 and Nev043546 for power line purposes 
granted to Nevada Power Co., its successors or assigns, pursuant to 
FLPMA;
    On December 29, 2010 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 lease and/or 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 on the suitability 
of the land for a regional park. 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.
    Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the 
specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, 
whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching 
the decision, or any other factor not directly related to the 
suitability of the land for R&PP use.
    Only written comments to the Field Manager, BLM Las Vegas Field 
Office, will be considered properly filed. 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, the 
classification of the land described in this notice will become 
effective on February 28, 2011. The land will not be available for 
lease or conveyance until after the classification becomes effective.
    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.

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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 2741.5.

Beth Ransel,
Acting Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, Las Vegas Field 
Office.
[FR Doc. 2010-32870 Filed 12-28-10; 8:45 am]
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