Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in San Benito County, CA, 50492-50493 [2011-20658]

Download as PDF 50492 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 157 / Monday, August 15, 2011 / Notices Issue 1: Should additional Wilderness Study Areas be recommended for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, and if so, which areas? Issue 2: Should additional Wild and Scenic Rivers be recommended for inclusion in the Wild and Scenic River System, and if so, which rivers? E ....................... Recommend the Brooks Range, Porcupine Plateau, and Coastal Plain Wilderness Study Areas. Recommend the Kongakut, Marsh Fork of the Canning, Hulahula, and Atigun Rivers. F ........................ Same as Alternative A .................. Same as Alternative A .................. Alternatives Public Availability of Documents Public Meetings We will involve the public through open houses, hearings, meetings, and written comments. We will mail documents to our national and local Refuge mailing lists. Public open house meetings will be held in the communities of Arctic Village, Fort Yukon, Kaktovik, and Venetie, Alaska, and public hearings in will be held in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska. Dates, times, and locations of each meeting or open house will be announced in advance in local media. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submitting Comments/Issues for Comment We particularly seek comments on the following issues: • Issue 1—Should one or more areas of the Arctic Refuge be recommended for Wilderness designation? • Issue 2—Should additional Wild and Scenic Rivers be recommended for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic River System? • Issue 3—How will the Refuge manage Kongakut River visitor use to protect resources and visitor experience? We consider comments substantive if they: • Question, with reasonable basis, the accuracy of the information in the document; • Question, with reasonable basis, the adequacy of the environmental assessment; • Present reasonable alternatives other than those presented in the draft CCP and the EIS; and/or • Provide new or additional information relevant to the assessment. 16:05 Aug 12, 2011 Jkt 223001 Same as Alternative D, except: Detailed step-down planning would start within 2 years of completing the Record of Decision for the CCP. Same as Alternative B, except: A detailed step-down plan would decide how to enforce compliance with permit conditions and regulations. Step-down planning would start within 2 years after completing the Record of Decision for the CCP. Next Steps After this comment period ends, we will analyze the comments and address them in the form of a final CCP and decision document. In addition to any methods in ADDRESSES, you can view or obtain documents at our Web site: http:// arctic.fws.gov/ccp.htm. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Issue 3: How will the Refuge manage Kongakut River visitor use to protect natural resources and visitor experience? Public Availability 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. Dated: July 15, 2011. Geoffrey L. Haskett, Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska. [FR Doc. 2011–20448 Filed 8–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, on September 14, 2011. This survey was executed at the request of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to meet certain administrative and management purposes. The lands surveyed are: The plat constituting the entire survey record of the survey of certain islands in the Snake River, Tps 1 and 2 N., R. 3 West, T. 2 N., R. 4 W., T. 3 N., R. 4 W., T. 3 N., R. 5 W., and T. 4 N., R. 5 W., Boise Meridian, Idaho, was accepted July 29, 2011. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. This survey was executed at the request of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to meet certain administrative and management purposes. Dated: August 2, 2011. Stanley G. French, Chief Cadastral Surveyor for Idaho. [FR Doc. 2011–20668 Filed 8–12–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management BILLING CODE 4310–GG–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [LLID9570000.LL14200000.BJ0000] Bureau of Land Management Idaho: Filing of Plats of Survey Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of surveys. [LLCA930000.L58790000.EU0000; CACA 50168 13] The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has officially accepted the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Idaho State Office, Boise, Idaho, effective 9 a.m., on the date specified. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bureau of Land Management, 1387 South Vinnell Way, Boise, Idaho 83709– 1657. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BLM will file the plat of survey of the lands AGENCY: AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in San Benito County, CA Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Realty Action. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hollister Field Office, proposes to sell a parcel of public land consisting of approximately 15.61 acres in San Benito County, California. The public land would be sold to Windfield Ranch, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 157 / Monday, August 15, 2011 / Notices for the appraised fair market value of $16,000. Written comments regarding the proposed sale must be received by the BLM on or before September 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning the proposed sale should be sent to the Field Manager, BLM Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, Hollister, California 95023. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Sloand, Realty Specialist, BLM Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, Hollister, California 95023, phone (831) 630–5022 or visit the Web site at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/ hollister/realty.html. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public land described below is proposed for direct sale to Windfield Ranch, LLC, the adjoining landowner, in accordance with Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719): DATES: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Mount Diablo Meridian T. 14S., R. 6E., Sec. 4, lot 7; Sec. 9, lot 2. The area described contains approximately 15.61 acres, more or less, in San Benito County. The public land was first identified as suitable for disposal in the 1984 BLM Hollister Resource Management Plan (RMP) and remains available for sale under the 2007 Hollister RMP revision. The land is not needed for any other Federal purpose and its disposal would be in the public interest. The purpose of the sale is to dispose of public land which is difficult and uneconomic to manage as part of the public lands. The land proposed for sale is difficult and uneconomic for the BLM to manage because it is a small, isolated parcel which lacks legal access. The BLM is proposing a direct sale to Windfield Ranch, LLC, the owner of the adjoining land on three sides of the public land proposed for sale. A competitive sale is not considered appropriate because the public land lacks legal access and has no practical utility except to be incorporated into the adjacent ranch land. The only other adjoining landowner has informed the BLM that they have no interest in purchasing the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:05 Aug 12, 2011 Jkt 223001 land and do not object to the sale of the land to Windfield Ranch, LLC. The BLM has completed a mineral potential report which concluded there are no known mineral values in the land proposed for sale. The BLM proposes that conveyance of the Federal mineral interests would occur simultaneously with the sale of the land. On August 15, 2011, the above described land will be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, except for the sale provisions of the FLPMA. Until completion of the sale, the BLM will no longer accept land use applications affecting the identified public land, except applications for the amendment of previously filed right-ofway applications or existing authorizations to increase the term of the grants in accordance with 43 CFR 2802.15 and 2886.15. The temporary segregation will terminate upon issuance of a patent, publication in the Federal Register of a termination of the segregation, or on August 15, 2013, unless extended by the BLM State Director in accordance with 43 CFR 2711.1–2(d) prior to the termination date. The land would not be sold until at least October 14, 2011. Windfield Ranch, LLC, would be required to pay a $50 nonrefundable filing fee for processing the conveyance of the mineral interests. Any conveyance document issued would contain the following terms, conditions, and reservations: 1. A reservation of a right-of-way to the United States for ditches and canals constructed by authority of the United States under the Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945); 2. A condition that the conveyance be subject to all valid existing rights of record; 3. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United States from claims arising out of the patentee’s use, occupancy, or operations on the patented land; and 4. Additional terms and conditions that the authorized officer deems appropriate. Detailed information concerning the proposed land sale including the appraisal, planning and environmental documents, and a mineral report are available for review at the BLM Hollister Field Office at the address above, by calling (831) 630–5022 or visiting our Web site at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/ en/fo/hollister/realty.html. Public comments regarding the proposed sale may be submitted in writing to the attention of the BLM Hollister Field Manager (see ADDRESSES PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50493 above) on or before September 29, 2011. Comments received in electronic form, such as e-mail or facsimile, will not be considered. Any adverse comments regarding the proposed sale will be reviewed by the BLM State Director or other authorized official of the Department of the Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action in whole or in part. In the absence of timely filed objections, 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, be advised 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 from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 43 CFR 2711.1–2(a) and (c) Tom Pogacnik, Deputy State Director, Natural Resources. [FR Doc. 2011–20658 Filed 8–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–40–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CACA–48649, LLCAD06000 L51010000 ER0000 LVRWB09B2490] Notice of Availability of the Record of Decision for the Desert Sunlight Holdings, LLC, Desert Sunlight Solar Farm (DSSF) and California Desert Conservation Area Plan Amendment, California Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD)/Approved Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan, the applicable Resource Management Plan (RMP) for the project site and the surrounding areas, located in the California Desert District. The Secretary of the Interior approved the ROD on August 9, 2011, which constitutes the final decision of the Department. ADDRESSES: Copies of the ROD/ Approved Amendment to the CDCA Plan are available upon request from the Field Manager, Palm Springs—South Coast Field Office, Bureau of Land SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 157 (Monday, August 15, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50492-50493]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20658]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[LLCA930000.L58790000.EU0000; CACA 50168 13]


Notice of Realty Action: Direct Sale of Public Land in San Benito 
County, CA

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Realty Action.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hollister Field Office, 
proposes to sell a parcel of public land consisting of approximately 
15.61 acres in San Benito County, California. The public land would be 
sold to Windfield Ranch, LLC, a California Limited Liability Company,

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for the appraised fair market value of $16,000.

DATES: Written comments regarding the proposed sale must be received by 
the BLM on or before September 29, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning the proposed sale should be sent 
to the Field Manager, BLM Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, 
Hollister, California 95023.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Sloand, Realty Specialist, 
BLM Hollister Field Office, 20 Hamilton Court, Hollister, California 
95023, phone (831) 630-5022 or visit the Web site at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/hollister/realty.html. Persons who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above 
individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours 
a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above 
individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public land described below is proposed 
for direct sale to Windfield Ranch, LLC, the adjoining landowner, in 
accordance with Sections 203 and 209 of the Federal Land Policy and 
Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), as amended (43 U.S.C. 1713 and 1719):

Mount Diablo Meridian

    T. 14S., R. 6E.,
    Sec. 4, lot 7;
    Sec. 9, lot 2.

    The area described contains approximately 15.61 acres, more or 
less, in San Benito County.
    The public land was first identified as suitable for disposal in 
the 1984 BLM Hollister Resource Management Plan (RMP) and remains 
available for sale under the 2007 Hollister RMP revision. The land is 
not needed for any other Federal purpose and its disposal would be in 
the public interest. The purpose of the sale is to dispose of public 
land which is difficult and uneconomic to manage as part of the public 
lands. The land proposed for sale is difficult and uneconomic for the 
BLM to manage because it is a small, isolated parcel which lacks legal 
access. The BLM is proposing a direct sale to Windfield Ranch, LLC, the 
owner of the adjoining land on three sides of the public land proposed 
for sale. A competitive sale is not considered appropriate because the 
public land lacks legal access and has no practical utility except to 
be incorporated into the adjacent ranch land. The only other adjoining 
landowner has informed the BLM that they have no interest in purchasing 
the land and do not object to the sale of the land to Windfield Ranch, 
LLC. The BLM has completed a mineral potential report which concluded 
there are no known mineral values in the land proposed for sale. The 
BLM proposes that conveyance of the Federal mineral interests would 
occur simultaneously with the sale of the land.
    On August 15, 2011, the above described land will be segregated 
from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including 
the mining laws, except for the sale provisions of the FLPMA. Until 
completion of the sale, the BLM will no longer accept land use 
applications affecting the identified public land, except applications 
for the amendment of previously filed right-of-way applications or 
existing authorizations to increase the term of the grants in 
accordance with 43 CFR 2802.15 and 2886.15. The temporary segregation 
will terminate upon issuance of a patent, publication in the Federal 
Register of a termination of the segregation, or on August 15, 2013, 
unless extended by the BLM State Director in accordance with 43 CFR 
2711.1-2(d) prior to the termination date. The land would not be sold 
until at least October 14, 2011. Windfield Ranch, LLC, would be 
required to pay a $50 nonrefundable filing fee for processing the 
conveyance of the mineral interests. Any conveyance document issued 
would contain the following terms, conditions, and reservations:
    1. A reservation of a right-of-way to the United States for ditches 
and canals constructed by authority of the United States under the Act 
of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945);
    2. A condition that the conveyance be subject to all valid existing 
rights of record;
    3. An appropriate indemnification clause protecting the United 
States from claims arising out of the patentee's use, occupancy, or 
operations on the patented land; and
    4. Additional terms and conditions that the authorized officer 
deems appropriate.

Detailed information concerning the proposed land sale including the 
appraisal, planning and environmental documents, and a mineral report 
are available for review at the BLM Hollister Field Office at the 
address above, by calling (831) 630-5022 or visiting our Web site at 
http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/hollister/realty.html.
    Public comments regarding the proposed sale may be submitted in 
writing to the attention of the BLM Hollister Field Manager (see 
ADDRESSES above) on or before September 29, 2011. Comments received in 
electronic form, such as e-mail or facsimile, will not be considered. 
Any adverse comments regarding the proposed sale will be reviewed by 
the BLM State Director or other authorized official of the Department 
of the Interior, who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action 
in whole or in part. In the absence of timely filed objections, 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, be advised 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 from public review your personal identifying 
information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority: 43 CFR 2711.1-2(a) and (c)

Tom Pogacnik,
Deputy State Director, Natural Resources.
[FR Doc. 2011-20658 Filed 8-12-11; 8:45 am]
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