Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other Water-Related Contract Actions, 17029-17036 [2017-06964]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 3-year period. notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Applicant: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; PRT– 11139C Applicant: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT; PRT– 120045 The applicant requests a permit to export and reimport nonliving museum specimens of endangered and threatened species previously accessioned into the applicant’s collection for scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. The applicant requests an interstate commerce permit to obtain cell lines from bonobo (Pan paniscus) and orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) from the Coriell Institute, Camden, New Jersey, for the purpose of scientific research. Applicant: Rare Species Conservatory Foundation, Loxahatchee, FL; PRT– 21399C The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Red-browed amazon (Amazona rhodocorytha) and red siskin (Carduelis cucullata). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. Applicant: Tonya Moore, Gainesville, VA; PRT–03354C The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period Applicant: Braden De Jong, Oceanside, CA; PRT–94358B The applicant requests a captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata) and the Galapagos tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5-year period. nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES The applicant requests an amendment to an existing captive-bred wildlife registration under 50 CFR 17.21(g) for the following species to enhance species propagation or survival: African penguin (Spheriscus demersus). This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a 5year period. Museum Applicants The applicant requests a permit to export and reimport nonliving museum specimens of endangered and threatened species previously accessioned into the applicant’s collection for scientific research. This 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 V. Authorities Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531). Joyce Russell, Government Information Specialist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority. [FR Doc. 2017–06947 Filed 4–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Applicant: Zoological Society of San Diego, San Diego, CA; PRT–694912 VerDate Sep<11>2014 IV. Public Comments You may submit your comments and materials concerning this notice by one of the methods listed in ADDRESSES. We will not consider comments sent by email or fax or to an address not listed in ADDRESSES. If you submit a comment via http:// www.regulations.gov, your entire comment, including any personal identifying information, will be posted on the Web site. If you submit a hardcopy comment that includes personal identifying information, you may request at the top of your document that we withhold this information from public review. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. We will post all hardcopy comments on http://www.regulations.gov. Bureau of Reclamation [RR83550000, 178R5065C6, RX.59389832.1009676] Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other WaterRelated 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 (Reclamation) and are new, discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. This SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17029 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 of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Kelly, Reclamation Law Administration 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 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, E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 17030 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 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. 5. All written comments received and testimony presented at any public hearings will be reviewed and summarized by the appropriate regional office for use by the contract approving authority. 6. Copies of specific proposed contracts may be obtained from the appropriate regional director or his or her designated public contact as they become available for review and comment. 7. In the event modifications are made in the form of a proposed contract, the appropriate regional director shall determine whether republication of the notice and/or extension of the comment period is necessary. Factors considered in making such a determination shall include, but are not limited to, (i) the significance of the modification, and (ii) the degree of public interest which has been expressed over the course of the negotiations. At a minimum, the regional director will furnish revised contracts to all parties who requested the contract in response to the initial public notice. Definitions of Abbreviations Used in the Reports ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 BCP Boulder Canyon Project Reclamation Bureau of Reclamation CAP Central Arizona Project CUP Central Utah Project CVP Central Valley Project VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 CRSP Colorado River Storage Project FR Federal Register IDD Irrigation and Drainage District ID Irrigation District M&I Municipal and Industrial O&M Operation and Maintenance OM&R Operation, maintenance, and replacement P–SMBP Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program PPR Present Perfected Right RRA Reclamation Reform Act of 1982 SOD Safety of Dams SRPA Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956 USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers WD Water District Pacific Northwest Region: Bureau of Reclamation, 1150 North Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, Idaho 83706–1234, telephone 208–378–5344. 1. Irrigation, M&I, and Miscellaneous Water Users; Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Wyoming: Temporary or interim irrigation and M&I water service, water storage, water right settlement, exchange, miscellaneous use, or water replacement contracts to provide up to 10,000 acrefeet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually. 2. Rogue River Basin Water Users, Rogue River Basin Project, Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum. 3. Willamette Basin Water Users, Willamette Basin Project, Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum. 4. Pioneer Ditch Company, Boise Project, Idaho; Clark and Edwards Canal and Irrigation Company, Enterprise Canal Company, Ltd., Lenroot Canal Company, Liberty Park Canal Company, Poplar ID, all in the Minidoka Project, Idaho; and Juniper Flat District Improvement Company, Wapinitia Project, Oregon: Amendatory repayment and water service contracts; purpose is to conform to the RRA. 5. Nine water user entities of the Arrowrock Division, Boise Project, Idaho: Repayment agreements with districts with spaceholder contracts for repayment, per legislation, of the reimbursable share of costs to rehabilitate Arrowrock Dam Outlet Gates under the O&M program. 6. Three irrigation water user entities, Rogue River Basin Project, Oregon: Long-term contracts for exchange of water service with three entities for the provision of up to 292 acre-feet of stored water from Applegate Reservoir (a USACE project) for irrigation use in exchange for the transfer of out-ofstream water rights from the Little Applegate River to instream flow rights PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with the State of Oregon for instream flow use. 7. Conagra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., Columbia Basin Project, Washington: Miscellaneous purposes water service contract providing for the delivery of up to 1,500 acre-feet of water from the Scooteney Wasteway for effluent management. 8. Benton ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Replacement contract to, among other things, withdraw the District from the Sunnyside Division Board of Control; provide for direct payment of the District’s share of total operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement costs incurred by the United States in operation of storage division; and establish District responsibility for operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement for irrigation distribution system. 9. City of Prineville and Ochoco ID, Crooked River Project, Oregon: Longterm contract to provide the City of Prineville with a mitigation water supply from Prineville Reservoir; with Ochoco ID anticipated to be a party to the contract, as they are responsible for O&M of the dam and reservoir. 10. Burley and Minidoka IDs, Minidoka Project, Idaho: Supplemental and amendatory contracts to transfer the O&M of the Main South Side Canal Headworks to Burley ID and transfer the O&M of the Main North Side Canal Headworks to the Minidoka ID. 11. Clean Water Services and Tualatin Valley ID, Tualatin Project, Oregon: Long-term water service contract that provides for the District to allow Clean Water Services to beneficially use up to 6,000 acre-feet annually of stored water for water quality improvement. 12. Willow Creek District Improvement Company, Willow Creek Project, Oregon: Amend to increase the amount of storage water made available under the existing long-term contract from 2,500 to 3,500 acre-feet. 13. East Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington: Amendment of renewal master water service contract, contract No. 159E101882, to authorize up to an additional 70,000 acres within the District that are located within the Odessa Subarea and eligible to participate in the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program, to receive Columbia Basin Project irrigation water service. 14. Talent, Medford, and Rogue River Valley IDs; Rogue River Basin Project; Oregon: Contracts for repayment of reimbursable shares of SOD program modifications for Hyatt Dam. 15. Stanfield ID, Umatilla Basin Project, Oregon: A long-term water service contract to provide for the use of E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices conjunctive use water, if needed, for the purposes of pre-saturation or failure of District diversion facilities. 16. Yakama Nation and Cascade ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Long-term contract for an exchange of water and to authorize the use of capacity in Yakima Project facilities to convey up to 10 cubic feet per second of nonproject water during the non-irrigation season for fish hatchery purposes. Mid-Pacific Region: Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, Sacramento, California 95825–1898, telephone 916–978–5250. 1. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and miscellaneous water users; California, Nevada, and Oregon: Temporary (interim) water service contracts for available project water for irrigation, M&I, or fish and wildlife purposes providing up to 10,000 acrefeet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; temporary Warren Act contracts for use of excess capacity in project facilities for terms up to 5 years; temporary conveyance agreements with the State of California for various purposes; long-term contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet annually. 2. Contractors from the American River Division, Delta Division, Cross Valley Canal, San Felipe Division, West San Joaquin Division, San Luis Unit, and Elk Creek Community Services District; CVP; California: Renewal of 30 interim and long-term water service contracts; water quantities for these contracts total in excess of 2.1M acrefeet. These contract actions will be accomplished through long-term renewal contracts pursuant to Public Law 102–575. Prior to completion of negotiation of long-term renewal contracts, existing interim renewal water service contracts may be renewed through successive interim renewal of contracts. 3. Redwood Valley County WD, SRPA, California: Restructuring the repayment schedule pursuant to Public Law 100– 516. 4. El Dorado County Water Agency, CVP, California: M&I water service contract to supplement existing water supply. Contract will provide for an amount not to exceed 15,000 acre-feet annually authorized by Public Law 101– 514 (Section 206) for El Dorado County Water Agency. The supply will be subcontracted to El Dorado ID and Georgetown Divide Public Utility District. 5. Sutter Extension WD, DelanoEarlimart ID, Pixley ID, the State of California Department of Water Resources, and the State of California Department of Fish and Wildlife; CVP; VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 California: Pursuant to Public Law 102– 575, agreements with non-Federal entities for the purpose of providing funding for CVPIA refuge water conveyance and/or facilities improvement construction to deliver water for certain Federal wildlife refuges, State wildlife areas, and private wetlands. 6. CVP Service Area, California: Temporary water acquisition agreements for purchase of 5,000 to 200,000 acre-feet of water for fish and wildlife purposes as authorized by Public Law 102–575 for terms of up to 5 years. 7. Horsefly, Klamath, Langell Valley, and Tulelake IDs; Klamath Project; Oregon: Repayment contracts for SOD work on Clear Lake Dam. These districts will share in repayment of costs, and each district will have a separate contract. 8. Casitas Municipal WD, Ventura Project, California: Repayment contract for SOD work on Casitas Dam. 9. Warren Act Contracts, CVP, California: Execution of long-term Warren Act contracts (up to 40 years) with various entities for conveyance of nonproject water in the CVP. 10. Tuolumne Utilities District (formerly Tuolumne Regional WD), CVP, California: Long-term water service contract for up to 9,000 acre-feet from New Melones Reservoir, and possibly a long-term contract for storage of nonproject water in New Melones Reservoir. 11. Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority, CVP, California: Agreement to transfer the OM&R and certain financial and administrative activities related to the Madera Canal and associated works. 12. Sacramento Suburban WD, CVP, California: Execution of a long-term Warren Act contract for conveyance of 29,000 acre-feet of nonproject water. The contract will allow CVP facilities to be used to deliver nonproject water provided from the Placer County Water Agency to the District for use within its service area. 13. Town of Fernley, State of California, City of Reno, City of Sparks, Washoe County, State of Nevada, Truckee-Carson ID, and any other local interest or Native American Tribal Interest who may have negotiated rights under Public Law 101–618; Nevada and California: Contract for the storage of non-Federal water in Truckee River reservoirs as authorized by Public Law 101–618 and the Preliminary Settlement Agreement. The contracts shall be consistent with the Truckee River Water Quality Settlement Agreement and the PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17031 terms and conditions of the Truckee River Operating Agreement. 14. Delta Lands Reclamation District No. 770, CVP, California: Long-term Warren Act contract for conveyance of up to 300,000 acre-feet of nonproject flood flows via the Friant-Kern Canal for flood control purposes. 15. Pershing County Water Conservation District, Pershing County, and Lander County; Humboldt Project; Nevada: Title transfer of lands and features of the Humboldt Project. 16. Mendota Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Reclamation for conveyance service costs to deliver Level 2 water to the Mendota Wildlife Area during infrequent periods when the Mendota Pool is down due to unexpected but needed maintenance. This action is taken pursuant to Public Law 102–575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1), to meet full Level 2 water needs of the Mendota Wildlife Area. 17. San Luis WD, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of 2,400 acre-feet of the District’s CVP supply to Santa Nella County WD for M&I use. 18. Placer County Water Agency, CVP, California: Proposed exchange agreement under section 14 of the 1939 Act to exchange up to 71,000 acre-feet annually of the Agency’s American River Middle Fork Project water for use by Reclamation, for a like amount of CVP water from the Sacramento River for use by the Agency. 19. Irrigation Contractors, Klamath Project, Oregon: Amendment of repayment contracts or negotiation of new contracts to allow for recovery of additional capital costs. 20. Orland Unit Water User’s Association, Orland Project, California: Repayment contract for the SOD costs assigned to the irrigation of Stony Gorge Dam. 21. Goleta WD, Cachuma Project, California: An agreement to transfer title of the federally owned distribution system to the District subject to approved legislation. 22. City of Santa Barbara, Cachuma Project, California: Execution of a temporary contract and a long-term Warren Act contract with the City for conveyance of nonproject water in Cachuma Project facilities. 23. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to ARRA. Added costs to rates to be collected under irrigation and interim M&I ratesetting policies. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 17032 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices 24. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. 25. Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project, California: Amendment to SOD contract No. 01–WC–20–2030 to provide for increased SOD costs associated with Bradbury Dam. 26. Reclamation will become signatory to a three-party conveyance agreement with the Cross Valley Contractors and the California State Department of Water Resources for conveyance of Cross Valley Contractors’ CVP water supplies that are made available pursuant to long-term water service contracts. 27. Westlands WD, CVP, California: Negotiation and execution of a longterm repayment contract to provide reimbursement of costs related to the construction of drainage facilities. This action is being undertaken to satisfy the Federal Government’s obligation to provide drainage service to Westlands located within the San Luis Unit of the CVP. 28. San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation; CVP; California: Revision of an existing contract between San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation providing for an increase in the exchange of water from 6,316 to 10,526 acre-feet annually and an increase in the storage capacity of the bank to 60,000 acre-feet. 29. San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs; Delta Division, CVP; California: Negotiation of a multi-year wheeling agreement with a retroactive effective date of 2011 is pending. A wheeling agreement with the State of California Department of Water Resources provides for the conveyance and delivery of CVP water through the State of California’s water project facilities to the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. 30. Byron-Bethany ID, CVP, California: Negotiation of a multi-year wheeling agreement with a retroactive effective date is pending. A wheeling agreement with the State of California Department of Water Resources provides for the conveyance and delivery of CVP water through the State of California’s water project facilities, to the Musco Family Olive Company, a customer of Byron-Bethany ID. 31. Contra Costa WD, CVP, California: Amendment to an existing O&M agreement to transfer O&M of the Contra VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 Costa Rock Slough Fish Screen to the District. Initial construction funding provided through ARRA. 32. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators and M&I water users, CVP, California: Temporary water service contracts for terms not to exceed 1 year for up to 100,000 acre-feet of surplus supplies of CVP water resulting from an unusually large water supply, not otherwise storable for project purposes, or from infrequent and otherwise unmanaged flood flows of short duration. 33. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and miscellaneous water users, CVP, California: Temporary Warren Act contracts for terms up to 5 years providing for use of excess capacity in CVP facilities for annual quantities exceeding 10,000 acre-feet. 34. City of Redding, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of 30 acrefeet of the City of Redding’s CVP water supply to the City of Shasta Lake for M&I use. 35. Langell Valley ID, Klamath Project; Oregon: Title transfer of lands and facilities of the Klamath Project. 36. Sacramento River Division, CVP, California: Administrative assignments of various Sacramento River Settlement Contracts. 37. California Department of Fish and Game, CVP, California: To extend the term of and amend the existing water service contract for the Department’s San Joaquin Fish Hatchery to allow an increase from 35 to 60 cubic feet per second of continuous flow to pass through the Hatchery prior to it returning to the San Joaquin River. 38. Orland Unit Water User’s Association, Orland Project, California: Title transfer of lands and features of the Orland Project. 39. Santa Clara Valley WD, CVP, California: Second amendment to Santa Clara Valley WD’s water service contract to add CVP-wide form of contract language providing for mutually agreed upon point or points of delivery. 40. PacifiCorp, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of O&M of Link River Dam and associated facilities. Contract will allow for the continued O&M by PacifiCorp. 41. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of O&M of Station 48 and gate on Drain No. 1, Lost River Diversion Channel. 42. Fresno County Waterworks No. 18; Friant Division, CVP; California: Execution of an agreement to provide for the O&M of select Federal facilities by Fresno County Waterworks No. 18. 43. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tulelake ID; Klamath Project; Oregon PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and California: Water service contract for deliveries to Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, including transfer of O&M responsibilities for the P Canal system. 44. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Amendment of repayment contract to eliminate reimbursement for P Canal O&M costs. 45. East Bay Municipal Utility District, CVP, California: Long-term Warren Act contract for storage and conveyance of up to 47,000 acre-feet annually. 46. Sacramento County Water Agency, CVP, California: Assignment of 7,000 acre-feet of CVP water to the City of Folsom. 47. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Reclamation for groundwater pumping costs. Groundwater will provide a portion of Gray Lodge Wildlife Area’s CVPIA Level 4 water supplies. This action is taken pursuant to Public Law 102–575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1, 2 and 5), to meet full Level 4 water needs of the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area. 48. State of Nevada, Newlands Project, Nevada: Title transfer of lands and features of the Carson Lake and Pasture. 49. Washoe County Water Conservation District, Truckee Storage Project, Nevada: Repayment contract for costs associated with SOD work on Boca Dam. Completed contract action: 1. (48) Del Puerto WD, CVP, California: Long-term Warren Act contract, not to exceed 40 years, for annual storage and conveyance of up to 60,000 acre-feet of recycled water from the cities of Turlock and Modesto. This nonproject water will be stored in the San Luis Reservoir and conveyed through the Delta-Mendota Canal to agricultural lands and wildlife refuges. Contract executed on August 12, 2016. Lower Colorado Region: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 61470 (Nevada Highway and Park Street), Boulder City, Nevada 89006–1470, telephone 702– 293–8192. 1. Milton and Jean Phillips, BCP, Arizona: Develop a Colorado River water delivery contract for 60 acre-feet of Colorado River water per year as recommended by the Arizona Department of Water Resources. 2. Gila Project Works, Gila Project, Arizona: Perform title transfer of facilities and certain lands in the Wellton-Mohawk Division from the United States to the Wellton-Mohawk IDD. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices 3. Sherrill Ventures, LLLP and Green Acres Mohave, LLC; BCP; Arizona: Draft contracts for PPR No. 14 for 1,080 acrefeet of water per year as follows: Sherrill Ventures, LLLP, a draft contract for 954.3 acre-feet per year and Green Acres Mohave, LLC, a draft contract for 125.7 acre-feet per year. 4. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: Proposed 100-year lease not to exceed 5,925 acre-feet per year of CAP water from the Tribe to Gilbert. 5. Bard WD, Yuma Project, California: Supersede and replace the District’s O&M contract for the Yuma Project, California, Reservation Division, Indian Unit, to reflect that appropriated funds are no longer available, and to specify an alternate process for transfer of funds. In addition, other miscellaneous processes required for Reclamation’s contractual administration and oversight will be updated to ensure the Federal Indian Trust obligation for reservation water and land are met. 6. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, San Diego County Water Authority, and Otay WD; BCP; California: Execute a proposed amendment No. 2 to extend the ‘‘Agreement for Temporary Emergency Delivery of a Portion of the Mexican Treaty Waters of the Colorado River to the International Boundary in the Vicinity of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, and the Operation of Facilities in the United States’’ until November 9, 2019. 7. Central Arizona Water Conservation District, CAP, Arizona: Negotiate a standard form of wheeling agreement for the wheeling of nonproject water (CAP System Use Agreement), in accordance with the District’s existing contract. 8. Ogram Farms, BCP, Arizona: Assign the contract to the new landowners and revise Exhibit A of the contract to change the contract service area and points of diversion/delivery. 9. Ogram Boys Enterprises, Inc., BCP, Arizona: Revise Exhibit A of the contract to change the contract service area and points of diversion/delivery. 10. Reclamation, Davis Dam (Davis Dam), and Big Bend WD; BCP; Arizona and Nevada: Enter into proposed ‘‘Agreement for the Diversion, Treatment, and Delivery of Colorado River Water’’ in order for the District to divert, treat, and deliver to Davis Dam the Davis Dam Secretarial Reservation amount of up to 100 acre-feet per year of Colorado River water. 11. Reclamation, Arizona Department of Water Resources, Arizona Water Banking Authority, Central Arizona Water Conservation District, Southern VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 Nevada Water Authority, and The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California; BCP; Arizona, California and Nevada: Begin negotiations to enter into proposed ‘‘Storage and Interstate Release Agreement(s)’’ for creation, offstream storage, and release of unused basic or surplus Colorado River apportionment within the lower division states pursuant to 43 CFR part 414. 12. Imperial ID, Lower Colorado River Water Supply Project, California: Develop an agreement between Reclamation and Imperial ID for the funding of design, construction, and installation of power facilities for the Project. 13. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, CAP, Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease in order for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 2,230 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe during calendar year 2017. 14. City of Yuma, BCP, Arizona: Longterm consolidated contract with the City for delivery of its Colorado River water entitlement. 15. Imperial ID, BCP, California: Approve an assignment of 155 cubic feet per second of capacity in the AllAmerican Canal and all obligations associated therewith to the District from the City of San Diego. 16. Valencia Water Company and the City of Buckeye, CAP, Arizona: Execute a proposed assignment to the City of Buckeye of Valencia Water Company’s 43 acre-foot annual CAP M&I water entitlement. This proposed action will increase the City of Buckeye’s final 2034 entitlement to 68 acre-feet per annum and will eliminate Valencia Water Company’s entitlement. 17. Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: Execute amendment No. 5 to a CAP water lease to extend the term of the lease in order for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation to lease 13,933 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during calendar year 2017. 18. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: Execute amendment No. 6 to a CAP water lease to extend the term of the lease in order for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 29,341 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during calendar year 2017. 19. Cibola Valley IDD and Western Water, LLC, BCP, Arizona: Execute a proposed partial assignment of fourth priority Colorado River water in the amount of 681.48 acre-feet per year from the District to Western Water, LLC and a new Colorado River water delivery contract with Western Water, LLC. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17033 Completed contract actions: 1. (22) Mohave County Water Authority, BCP, Arizona: Amend Exhibit B to the Authority’s Colorado River water delivery contract to update the annual diversion amounts to be used within the contract service areas. Contract executed on October 5, 2016. 2. (23) City of Chandler and the Gila River Indian Community, CAP, Arizona: Approve a CAP water lease for the Community to lease 2,450 acre-feet per year of its CAP water to Chandler for 100 years. (The United States is not a party to this lease agreement, but must approve the lease agreement pursuant to the Arizona Water Settlements Act and the Community’s amended CAP water delivery contract.) Contract executed on November 4, 2016. 3. (24) City of Chandler and the Gila River Indian Community, CAP, Arizona: Approve a reclaimed water exchange agreement beginning January 1, 2019, for 50 years. The Agreement will allow for the exchange of Chandler reclaimed water for Community CAP water. The Community will accept delivery of up to 4,225 acre-feet per year of Chandler reclaimed water, in exchange for up to 3,380 acre-feet of Community CAP water. (The United States is not a party to this agreement, but must approve the agreement pursuant to the Arizona Water Settlements Act.) Contract executed on November 4, 2016. 4. (25) Avra Water Co-op, Inc. and the Town of Marana, CAP, Arizona: Execute a proposed assignment to the Town of Marana of Avra Water Co-op’s 808 acrefoot annual CAP M&I water entitlement. This proposed action will increase the Town of Marana’s entitlement to 2,336 acre-feet per annum and will eliminate Avra Water Co-op’s entitlement. Contract executed on November 3, 2016. Upper Colorado Region: Bureau of Reclamation, 125 South State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138– 1102, telephone 801–524–3864. 1. Individual irrigators, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Initial Units, CRSP; Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico: Temporary (interim) water service contracts for surplus project water for irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 10 years; longterm contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually. 2. Contracts with various water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11 to be executed as project progresses. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 17034 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices 3. Middle Rio Grande Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues annual leasing of water from various San JuanChama Project contractors to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande in order to meet the needs of irrigators and preserve habitat for the silvery minnow. Reclamation leased approximately 14,156 acre-feet of water from San Juan-Chama Project contractors in 2016. 4. Bridger Valley Water Conservancy District, Lyman Project, Wyoming: The District has requested that its Meeks Cabin repayment contract be amended from two 25-year contacts to one 40-year contract. 5. Ephraim Irrigation Company, Sanpete Project, Utah: The Company proposes to enclose the Ephraim Tunnel with a 54-inch pipe. A supplemental O&M agreement will be necessary to obtain the authorization to modify Federal facilities. 6. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project, Utah: The District has requested a contract to allow the storage of Weber Basin Project water in Smith Morehouse Reservoir under the authority of Section 14 of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939. 7. Carbon Water Conservancy District, Scofield Project, Utah: The District has requested Reclamation’s assistance with O&M activities to rehabilitate certain portions of the Scofield Dam outlet works and surrounding area. 8. Eden Valley IDD, Eden Project, Wyoming: The District proposes to raise the level of Big Sandy Dam to fully perfect its water rights. A supplemental O&M agreement will be necessary to obtain the authorization to modify Federal facilities. 9. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Vernal Unit, CUP; Utah: The District desires to pipe the Steinaker Service Canal to improve public safety, decrease O&M costs, and increase water efficiency. This action will require a supplementary O&M contract to modify Federal Reclamation facilities, as well as an agreement written under the authority of the Civil Sundry Appropriations Act of 1921 for Reclamation to accept funds to review designs, inspect project construction, and any other activities requiring Reclamation’s participation. 10. Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The Association desires to abandon the Federal canals distributing water from Newton Reservoir and replace them with a private pipeline. This requires a supplementary O&M agreement to approve modification to Federal Reclamation facilities and outline the VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 O&M responsibilities during and after construction. 11. Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources desires to install a fish screen on the outlet works of Newton Dam. This requires a supplementary O&M agreement to approve modification to Federal Reclamation facilities. 12. Salem Canal and Irrigation Company, Strawberry Valley Project, Utah: The United States intends to enter into an amendatory contract regarding possible lost generation of power revenues generated at the Spanish Fork Power Plant on the Strawberry Valley Project. 13. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, A.V. Watkins Dam, Utah: The United States intends to enter into an implementation agreement with the District giving the District the authority to modify Federal facilities to raise the crest of A.V. Watkins Dam. 14. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project; Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested a conversion of up to 20,000 acre-feet of irrigation water to be allowed for miscellaneous use. 15. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: The District has requested a longterm water service contract to remove up to 5,500 acre-feet of water annually from the Green River for irrigation purposes under the authority of Section 9(e) of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939. A short-term contract may be executed until a long-term contract can be completed. 16. South Cache Water Users Association, Hyrum Project, Utah: A new spillway is being investigated as of a SOD fix. This will require a repayment contract for the reimbursable costs. 17. Emery County Water Conservancy District, Emery County Project, Utah: The District has requested to convert 79 acre-feet of Cottonwood Creek Consolidated Irrigation Company water from irrigation to M&I uses. 18. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Vernal Unit, CUP; Utah: Due to sloughing on the face of Steinaker Dam north of Vernal, Utah, a SOD fix authorized under the SOD Act of 1978 may be necessary to perform the various functions needed to bring Steinaker Reservoir back to full capacity. This will require a repayment contract with the United States. 19. Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Salt River Project; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: The District has requested an extension of its existing contract from 2034 through 2044. This action is PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 awaiting further development by the District. 20. Dolores Water Conservancy District, Dolores Project, Colorado: The District has requested a water service contract for 1,402 acre-feet of newly identified project water for irrigation. The proposed water service contract will provide 417 acre-feet of project water for irrigation of the Ute Enterprise and 985 acre-feet for use by the District’s full-service irrigators. 21. City of Page, Arizona; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: Long-term contract for 975 acre-feet of water for municipal purposes. 22. Florida Water Conservancy District, Florida Project, Colorado: The District and the United States, pursuant to Section 4 of the CRSP, and subsection 9(c)(2) of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939, propose to negotiate and execute a water service contract for 2,500 acre-feet of Florida Project water for M&I and other miscellaneous beneficial uses, other than commercial agricultural irrigation, within the District boundaries in La Plata County, Colorado. 23. Utah Division of State Parks, Utah: Requested an early renewal of its 11 State Parks Agreements for recreation management at various Reclamation Reservoirs. 24. State of Wyoming, Seedskadee Project; Wyoming: The Wyoming Water Development Commission is interested in purchasing an additional 65,000 acrefeet of M&I water from Fontenelle Reservoir. 25. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, CUP, Utah: The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, Utah, has requested the use of excess capacity in the Strawberry Aqueduct and Collection System, as authorized in the Central Utah Project Completion Act legislation. 26. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: As part of discussions on settlement of a potential compact, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, Utah, has indicated interest in storage of its potential water right in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. 27. State of Utah; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: The State of Utah has requested contracts (likely an exchange contracts) that would allow the full development and use of the Central Utah Project Ultimate Phase water right which was previously assigned to the State of Utah. The water right involves 158,000 acre-feet of depletion, of which 86,000 acre-feet is for the State of Utah’s proposed Lake Powell Pipeline Project. 28. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project, Utah: The E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices District has requested permission to install a low-flow hydro-electric generation plant at Causey Reservoir to take advantage of winter releases. This will likely be accomplished through a supplemental O&M contract. 29. Central Utah Water Conservancy District; Bonneville Unit, CUP; Utah: The District has received a request to convert 300 acre-feet of irrigation water in Wasatch County to M&I purposes. This will require an amended block notice. 30. Provo River Restoration Project, Utah: The Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission is amending agreement No. 9–LM–40– 01410 to include additional acreage in the boundaries of the Provo River Restoration Project. 31. East Wanship Irrigation Company, Weber Basin Project, Utah: The Company has requested a supplemental O&M agreement to modify the Federal facilities below Wanship Dam to install a pipe from its current point of delivery to the end of the Primary Jurisdiction Zone. 32. Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Colorado: Proposed preliminary lease and funding agreement for preliminary work associated with potential lease of power privilege. 33. Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Colorado: Proposed funding agreement for preliminary work associated with the evaluation of title transfer. 34. North Fork Water Conservancy District and Ragged Mountain Water Users Association, Paonia Project, Colorado: An existing contract for 2,000 acre-feet expired on December 31, 2016. The parties have requested a 5-year contract that will begin when the existing contract expired. The new contract will be for up to 2,000 acre-feet of water for irrigation and M&I uses. Up to 200 acre-feet will be available for M&I uses. 35. VBC Owners Association; Aspinall Unit, CRSP; Colorado: The association has requested a long-term water service contract for 8 acre-feet of water out of the Aspinall Unit, CRSP. 36. Collbran Water Conservancy District, Collbran Project, Colorado: The District has requested an exchange contract with William Morse for exchange of water on the Collbran Project. 37. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, AnimasLa Plata Project, Colorado: Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, has requested a water delivery contract for 33,519 acrefeet of M&I water; contract terms to be consistent with the Colorado Ute VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 106–554). 38. Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues negotiations on an OM&R transfer contract with the Navajo Tribal Utility Authority pursuant to Public Law 111–11, Section 10602(f) which transfers responsibilities to carry out the OM&R of transferred works of the Project; ensures the continuation of the intended benefits of the Project; distribution of water; and sets forth the allocation and payment of annual OM&R costs of the Project. 39. Florida Water Conservancy District, Florida Project, Colorado: The United States and the District, pursuant to Section 4 of the CRSP, and subsection 9(c)(2) of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939, propose to execute a water service contract for 2,500 acre-feet of Florida Project water for M&I and other miscellaneous beneficial uses, other than commercial agricultural irrigation, within the District boundaries in La Plata County, Colorado. 40. Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado-New Mexico: (a) Navajo Nation title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for facilities and land outside the corporate boundaries of the City of Farmington, New Mexico; contract terms to be consistent with the Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 106–554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act (Title X of Pub. L. 111–11); (b) City of Farmington, New Mexico, title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for facilities and land inside the corporate boundaries of the City of Farmington; New Mexico, contract terms to be consistent with the Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 106–554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act (Title X of Pub. L. 111–11); and (c) Operations agreement among the United States, Navajo Nation, and City of Farmington for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline pursuant to Public Law 111–11, Section 10605(b)(1) that sets forth any terms and conditions that secures an operations protocol for the M&I water supply. Completed contract action: 1. (36) Sweetwater County; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Wyoming: Sweetwater County has requested a water service contract for 1 acre-foot of M&I water annually from Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Contract executed on September 22, 2016. Great Plains Region: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, Federal Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17035 Billings, Montana 59101, telephone 406–247–7752. 1. Irrigation, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Water service contracts for the sale, conveyance, storage, and exchange of surplus project water and nonproject water for irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 1 year, or up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 40 years. 2. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 111–11. 3. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Water service contracts for irrigation and M&I; contracts for the sale of water from the marketable yield to water users within the Colorado River Basin of western Colorado. 4. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District, Garrison Diversion Unit, P– SMBP, North Dakota: Intent to modify long-term water service contract to add additional irrigated acres. 5. Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting in the FryingpanArkansas Project. 6. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess capacity contracting in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project. 7. Northern Integrated Supply Project, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of a new longterm contract with approximately 15 regional water suppliers and the Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District for the Northern Integrated Supply Project. 8. Roger W. Evans (Individual); Boysen Unit, P–SMBP; Wyoming: Renewal of long-term water service contract. 9. Busk-Ivanhoe, Inc., FryingpanArkansas Project, Colorado: Contract for long-term carriage and storage, and/or a new contract for an additional use of water. 10. Southeastern Water Conservancy District, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of an excess capacity master storage contract. 11. State of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Glen Elder Unit, P– SMBP; Kansas: Intent to enter into a contract for the remaining conservation storage in Waconda Lake for recreation and fish and wildlife purposes. E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 17036 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 66 / Friday, April 7, 2017 / Notices 12. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a repayment contract for the Arkansas Valley Conduit. 13. Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Amend or supplement the 1938 repayment contract to include the transfer of OM&R for Carter Lake Dam Additional Outlet Works and Flatiron Power Plant Bypass facilities. 14. Van Amundson; Jamestown Reservoir, Garrison Diversion Unit, P– SMBP; North Dakota: Intent to enter into an individual long-term irrigation water service contract to provide up to 285 acre-feet of water annually for a term of up to 40 years from Jamestown Reservoir, North Dakota. 15. Donala Water and Sanitation District, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of a long-term excess capacity contract. 16. Purgatoire Water Conservancy District, Trinidad Project, Colorado: Consideration of a request to amend the contract. 17. Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, Norman Project, Oklahoma: Amend existing contract No. 14–06–500–590 to execute a separate contract(s) to allow for importation and storage of nonproject water in accordance with the Lake Thunderbird Efficient Use Act of 2012. 18. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P– SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a contract with the District for repayment of SOD costs at Bull Lake Dam. 19. Mirage Flats ID, Mirage Flats Project, Nebraska: Consideration of a contract action for repayment of SOD costs. 20. Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, San Angelo Project, Texas: Consideration of a potential contract(s) for use of excess capacity by individual landowner(s) for irrigation purposes. 21. Western Heart River ID; Heart Butte Unit, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional acres. 22. Dickinson-Heart River Mutual Aid Corporation; Dickinson Unit, Heart Division; P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation water service contract to modify the acres irrigated. 23. Buford-Trenton ID, BufordTrenton Project, P–SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the longterm irrigation power repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional acres. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:52 Apr 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 24. Bostwick Division, P–SMBP: Excess capacity contract with the State of Nebraska and/or State of Kansas entities and/or irrigation districts. 25. Milk River Project, Montana: Proposed amendment to contracts to reflect current landownership. 26. Glen Elder ID No. 8; Glen Elder Unit, P–SMBP; Kansas: Consideration to renew long-term water service contract No. 2–07–60–W0855. 27. Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, Norman Project, Oklahoma: Consideration of a contract for a supply of water made possible when infrequent and otherwise unmanageable flood flows of short duration create a temporary supply of water. 28. Avalanche ID; Canyon Ferry Unit, P–SMBP; Montana: Proposal to negotiate, execute, and administer a long-term water service contract to irrigate up to 11,000 acres of land with water from Canyon Ferry Reservoir. 29. Oxbow Ranch; Canyon Ferry Unit, P–SMBP; Montana: Proposal to negotiate, execute, and administer a long-term water service contract for multiple purposes with water from Canyon Ferry Reservoir. 30. Hickory Swings Golf Course; Canyon Ferry Unit, P–SMBP; Montana: Consideration to amend contract No. 159E670039 to increase the water supply from 20 to 50 acre-feet. 31. Ainsworth ID; Ainsworth Unit, P– SMBP; Montana: Consideration of a contract with the District for repayment of SOD costs at Merritt Dam. Completed contract action: 1. (22) Helena Valley ID; Helena Valley Unit, P–SMBP; Montana: Consideration of a contract to allow for delivery of up to 500 acre-feet of water for M&I purposes within the District boundaries. Contract executed on November 9, 2016. Dated: February 1, 2017. Roseann Gonzales, Director, Policy and Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–06964 Filed 4–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4332–90–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 731–TA–1359 (Preliminary)] Carton Closing Staples From China; Institution of Antidumping Duty Investigation and Scheduling of Preliminary Phase Investigation United States International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Commission hereby gives notice of the institution of an investigation and commencement of preliminary phase antidumping duty investigation No. 731–TA–1359 (Preliminary) pursuant to the Tariff Act of 1930 (‘‘the Act’’) to determine whether there is a reasonable indication that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threatened with material injury, or the establishment of an industry in the United States is materially retarded, by reason of imports of carton closing staples from China, provided for in subheadings 8305.20.00 and 7317.00.65 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, that are alleged to be sold in the United States at less than fair value. Unless the Department of Commerce extends the time for initiation, the Commission must reach a preliminary determination in antidumping duty investigations in 45 days, or in this case by May 15, 2017. The Commission’s views must be transmitted to Commerce within five business days thereafter, or by May 22, 2017. DATES: Effective March 31, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence Jones, (202) 205–3358, Office of Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436. Hearingimpaired persons can obtain information on this matter by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its Internet server (https:// www.usitc.gov). The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at https://edis.usitc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background.—This investigation is being instituted, pursuant to section 733(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1673b(a)), in response to a petition filed on March 31, 2017, by North American Steel & Wire, Inc./ISM Enterprises, Butler, Pennsylvania. For further information concerning the conduct of this investigation and rules of general application, consult the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, part 201, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 201), and part 207, subparts A and B (19 CFR part 207). Participation in the investigation and public service list.—Persons (other than petitioners) wishing to participate in the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

[RR83550000, 178R5065C6, RX.59389832.1009676]


Quarterly Status Report of Water Service, Repayment, and Other 
Water-Related Contract Actions

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of contractual actions that have been 
proposed to the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) and are new, 
discontinued, or completed since the last publication of this notice. 
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 
of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Kelly, Reclamation Law 
Administration 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 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,

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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.
    5. All written comments received and testimony presented at any 
public hearings will be reviewed and summarized by the appropriate 
regional office for use by the contract approving authority.
    6. Copies of specific proposed contracts may be obtained from the 
appropriate regional director or his or her designated public contact 
as they become available for review and comment.
    7. In the event modifications are made in the form of a proposed 
contract, the appropriate regional director shall determine whether 
republication of the notice and/or extension of the comment period is 
necessary.
    Factors considered in making such a determination shall include, 
but are not limited to, (i) the significance of the modification, and 
(ii) the degree of public interest which has been expressed over the 
course of the negotiations. At a minimum, the regional director will 
furnish revised contracts to all parties who requested the contract in 
response to the initial public notice.

Definitions of Abbreviations Used in the Reports

ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
BCP Boulder Canyon Project
Reclamation Bureau of Reclamation
CAP Central Arizona Project
CUP Central Utah Project
CVP Central Valley Project
CRSP Colorado River Storage Project
FR Federal Register
IDD Irrigation and Drainage District
ID Irrigation District
M&I Municipal and Industrial
O&M Operation and Maintenance
OM&R Operation, maintenance, and replacement
P-SMBP Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program
PPR Present Perfected Right
RRA Reclamation Reform Act of 1982
SOD Safety of Dams
SRPA Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956
USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
WD Water District

    Pacific Northwest Region: Bureau of Reclamation, 1150 North Curtis 
Road, Suite 100, Boise, Idaho 83706-1234, telephone 208-378-5344.
    1. Irrigation, M&I, and Miscellaneous Water Users; Idaho, Oregon, 
Washington, Montana, and Wyoming: Temporary or interim irrigation and 
M&I water service, water storage, water right settlement, exchange, 
miscellaneous use, or water replacement contracts to provide up to 
10,000 acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; long-term 
contracts for similar service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water 
annually.
    2. Rogue River Basin Water Users, Rogue River Basin Project, 
Oregon: Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum.
    3. Willamette Basin Water Users, Willamette Basin Project, Oregon: 
Water service contracts; $8 per acre-foot per annum.
    4. Pioneer Ditch Company, Boise Project, Idaho; Clark and Edwards 
Canal and Irrigation Company, Enterprise Canal Company, Ltd., Lenroot 
Canal Company, Liberty Park Canal Company, Poplar ID, all in the 
Minidoka Project, Idaho; and Juniper Flat District Improvement Company, 
Wapinitia Project, Oregon: Amendatory repayment and water service 
contracts; purpose is to conform to the RRA.
    5. Nine water user entities of the Arrowrock Division, Boise 
Project, Idaho: Repayment agreements with districts with spaceholder 
contracts for repayment, per legislation, of the reimbursable share of 
costs to rehabilitate Arrowrock Dam Outlet Gates under the O&M program.
    6. Three irrigation water user entities, Rogue River Basin Project, 
Oregon: Long-term contracts for exchange of water service with three 
entities for the provision of up to 292 acre-feet of stored water from 
Applegate Reservoir (a USACE project) for irrigation use in exchange 
for the transfer of out-of-stream water rights from the Little 
Applegate River to instream flow rights with the State of Oregon for 
instream flow use.
    7. Conagra Foods Lamb Weston, Inc., Columbia Basin Project, 
Washington: Miscellaneous purposes water service contract providing for 
the delivery of up to 1,500 acre-feet of water from the Scooteney 
Wasteway for effluent management.
    8. Benton ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Replacement contract to, 
among other things, withdraw the District from the Sunnyside Division 
Board of Control; provide for direct payment of the District's share of 
total operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement costs incurred by 
the United States in operation of storage division; and establish 
District responsibility for operation, maintenance, repair, and 
replacement for irrigation distribution system.
    9. City of Prineville and Ochoco ID, Crooked River Project, Oregon: 
Long-term contract to provide the City of Prineville with a mitigation 
water supply from Prineville Reservoir; with Ochoco ID anticipated to 
be a party to the contract, as they are responsible for O&M of the dam 
and reservoir.
    10. Burley and Minidoka IDs, Minidoka Project, Idaho: Supplemental 
and amendatory contracts to transfer the O&M of the Main South Side 
Canal Headworks to Burley ID and transfer the O&M of the Main North 
Side Canal Headworks to the Minidoka ID.
    11. Clean Water Services and Tualatin Valley ID, Tualatin Project, 
Oregon: Long-term water service contract that provides for the District 
to allow Clean Water Services to beneficially use up to 6,000 acre-feet 
annually of stored water for water quality improvement.
    12. Willow Creek District Improvement Company, Willow Creek 
Project, Oregon: Amend to increase the amount of storage water made 
available under the existing long-term contract from 2,500 to 3,500 
acre-feet.
    13. East Columbia Basin ID, Columbia Basin Project, Washington: 
Amendment of renewal master water service contract, contract No. 
159E101882, to authorize up to an additional 70,000 acres within the 
District that are located within the Odessa Subarea and eligible to 
participate in the Odessa Groundwater Replacement Program, to receive 
Columbia Basin Project irrigation water service.
    14. Talent, Medford, and Rogue River Valley IDs; Rogue River Basin 
Project; Oregon: Contracts for repayment of reimbursable shares of SOD 
program modifications for Hyatt Dam.
    15. Stanfield ID, Umatilla Basin Project, Oregon: A long-term water 
service contract to provide for the use of

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conjunctive use water, if needed, for the purposes of pre-saturation or 
failure of District diversion facilities.
    16. Yakama Nation and Cascade ID, Yakima Project, Washington: Long-
term contract for an exchange of water and to authorize the use of 
capacity in Yakima Project facilities to convey up to 10 cubic feet per 
second of nonproject water during the non-irrigation season for fish 
hatchery purposes.
    Mid-Pacific Region: Bureau of Reclamation, 2800 Cottage Way, 
Sacramento, California 95825-1898, telephone 916-978-5250.
    1. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and 
miscellaneous water users; California, Nevada, and Oregon: Temporary 
(interim) water service contracts for available project water for 
irrigation, M&I, or fish and wildlife purposes providing up to 10,000 
acre-feet of water annually for terms up to 5 years; temporary Warren 
Act contracts for use of excess capacity in project facilities for 
terms up to 5 years; temporary conveyance agreements with the State of 
California for various purposes; long-term contracts for similar 
service for up to 1,000 acre-feet annually.
    2. Contractors from the American River Division, Delta Division, 
Cross Valley Canal, San Felipe Division, West San Joaquin Division, San 
Luis Unit, and Elk Creek Community Services District; CVP; California: 
Renewal of 30 interim and long-term water service contracts; water 
quantities for these contracts total in excess of 2.1M acre-feet. These 
contract actions will be accomplished through long-term renewal 
contracts pursuant to Public Law 102-575. Prior to completion of 
negotiation of long-term renewal contracts, existing interim renewal 
water service contracts may be renewed through successive interim 
renewal of contracts.
    3. Redwood Valley County WD, SRPA, California: Restructuring the 
repayment schedule pursuant to Public Law 100-516.
    4. El Dorado County Water Agency, CVP, California: M&I water 
service contract to supplement existing water supply. Contract will 
provide for an amount not to exceed 15,000 acre-feet annually 
authorized by Public Law 101-514 (Section 206) for El Dorado County 
Water Agency. The supply will be subcontracted to El Dorado ID and 
Georgetown Divide Public Utility District.
    5. Sutter Extension WD, Delano-Earlimart ID, Pixley ID, the State 
of California Department of Water Resources, and the State of 
California Department of Fish and Wildlife; CVP; California: Pursuant 
to Public Law 102-575, agreements with non-Federal entities for the 
purpose of providing funding for CVPIA refuge water conveyance and/or 
facilities improvement construction to deliver water for certain 
Federal wildlife refuges, State wildlife areas, and private wetlands.
    6. CVP Service Area, California: Temporary water acquisition 
agreements for purchase of 5,000 to 200,000 acre-feet of water for fish 
and wildlife purposes as authorized by Public Law 102-575 for terms of 
up to 5 years.
    7. Horsefly, Klamath, Langell Valley, and Tulelake IDs; Klamath 
Project; Oregon: Repayment contracts for SOD work on Clear Lake Dam. 
These districts will share in repayment of costs, and each district 
will have a separate contract.
    8. Casitas Municipal WD, Ventura Project, California: Repayment 
contract for SOD work on Casitas Dam.
    9. Warren Act Contracts, CVP, California: Execution of long-term 
Warren Act contracts (up to 40 years) with various entities for 
conveyance of nonproject water in the CVP.
    10. Tuolumne Utilities District (formerly Tuolumne Regional WD), 
CVP, California: Long-term water service contract for up to 9,000 acre-
feet from New Melones Reservoir, and possibly a long-term contract for 
storage of nonproject water in New Melones Reservoir.
    11. Madera-Chowchilla Water and Power Authority, CVP, California: 
Agreement to transfer the OM&R and certain financial and administrative 
activities related to the Madera Canal and associated works.
    12. Sacramento Suburban WD, CVP, California: Execution of a long-
term Warren Act contract for conveyance of 29,000 acre-feet of 
nonproject water. The contract will allow CVP facilities to be used to 
deliver nonproject water provided from the Placer County Water Agency 
to the District for use within its service area.
    13. Town of Fernley, State of California, City of Reno, City of 
Sparks, Washoe County, State of Nevada, Truckee-Carson ID, and any 
other local interest or Native American Tribal Interest who may have 
negotiated rights under Public Law 101-618; Nevada and California: 
Contract for the storage of non-Federal water in Truckee River 
reservoirs as authorized by Public Law 101-618 and the Preliminary 
Settlement Agreement. The contracts shall be consistent with the 
Truckee River Water Quality Settlement Agreement and the terms and 
conditions of the Truckee River Operating Agreement.
    14. Delta Lands Reclamation District No. 770, CVP, California: 
Long-term Warren Act contract for conveyance of up to 300,000 acre-feet 
of nonproject flood flows via the Friant-Kern Canal for flood control 
purposes.
    15. Pershing County Water Conservation District, Pershing County, 
and Lander County; Humboldt Project; Nevada: Title transfer of lands 
and features of the Humboldt Project.
    16. Mendota Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement agreement 
between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Reclamation 
for conveyance service costs to deliver Level 2 water to the Mendota 
Wildlife Area during infrequent periods when the Mendota Pool is down 
due to unexpected but needed maintenance. This action is taken pursuant 
to Public Law 102-575, Title 34, Section 3406(d)(1), to meet full Level 
2 water needs of the Mendota Wildlife Area.
    17. San Luis WD, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment of 
2,400 acre-feet of the District's CVP supply to Santa Nella County WD 
for M&I use.
    18. Placer County Water Agency, CVP, California: Proposed exchange 
agreement under section 14 of the 1939 Act to exchange up to 71,000 
acre-feet annually of the Agency's American River Middle Fork Project 
water for use by Reclamation, for a like amount of CVP water from the 
Sacramento River for use by the Agency.
    19. Irrigation Contractors, Klamath Project, Oregon: Amendment of 
repayment contracts or negotiation of new contracts to allow for 
recovery of additional capital costs.
    20. Orland Unit Water User's Association, Orland Project, 
California: Repayment contract for the SOD costs assigned to the 
irrigation of Stony Gorge Dam.
    21. Goleta WD, Cachuma Project, California: An agreement to 
transfer title of the federally owned distribution system to the 
District subject to approved legislation.
    22. City of Santa Barbara, Cachuma Project, California: Execution 
of a temporary contract and a long-term Warren Act contract with the 
City for conveyance of nonproject water in Cachuma Project facilities.
    23. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for 
Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for 
extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to ARRA. 
Added costs to rates to be collected under irrigation and interim M&I 
ratesetting policies.

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    24. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for 
Reclamation projects in California, Nevada, and Oregon: Contracts for 
extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G 
of Public Law 111-11.
    25. Cachuma Operation and Maintenance Board, Cachuma Project, 
California: Amendment to SOD contract No. 01-WC-20-2030 to provide for 
increased SOD costs associated with Bradbury Dam.
    26. Reclamation will become signatory to a three-party conveyance 
agreement with the Cross Valley Contractors and the California State 
Department of Water Resources for conveyance of Cross Valley 
Contractors' CVP water supplies that are made available pursuant to 
long-term water service contracts.
    27. Westlands WD, CVP, California: Negotiation and execution of a 
long-term repayment contract to provide reimbursement of costs related 
to the construction of drainage facilities. This action is being 
undertaken to satisfy the Federal Government's obligation to provide 
drainage service to Westlands located within the San Luis Unit of the 
CVP.
    28. San Luis WD, Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation; CVP; 
California: Revision of an existing contract between San Luis WD, 
Meyers Farms Family Trust, and Reclamation providing for an increase in 
the exchange of water from 6,316 to 10,526 acre-feet annually and an 
increase in the storage capacity of the bank to 60,000 acre-feet.
    29. San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, U.S. Department of 
Veteran Affairs; Delta Division, CVP; California: Negotiation of a 
multi-year wheeling agreement with a retroactive effective date of 2011 
is pending. A wheeling agreement with the State of California 
Department of Water Resources provides for the conveyance and delivery 
of CVP water through the State of California's water project facilities 
to the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery.
    30. Byron-Bethany ID, CVP, California: Negotiation of a multi-year 
wheeling agreement with a retroactive effective date is pending. A 
wheeling agreement with the State of California Department of Water 
Resources provides for the conveyance and delivery of CVP water through 
the State of California's water project facilities, to the Musco Family 
Olive Company, a customer of Byron-Bethany ID.
    31. Contra Costa WD, CVP, California: Amendment to an existing O&M 
agreement to transfer O&M of the Contra Costa Rock Slough Fish Screen 
to the District. Initial construction funding provided through ARRA.
    32. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators and M&I water 
users, CVP, California: Temporary water service contracts for terms not 
to exceed 1 year for up to 100,000 acre-feet of surplus supplies of CVP 
water resulting from an unusually large water supply, not otherwise 
storable for project purposes, or from infrequent and otherwise 
unmanaged flood flows of short duration.
    33. Irrigation water districts, individual irrigators, M&I and 
miscellaneous water users, CVP, California: Temporary Warren Act 
contracts for terms up to 5 years providing for use of excess capacity 
in CVP facilities for annual quantities exceeding 10,000 acre-feet.
    34. City of Redding, CVP, California: Proposed partial assignment 
of 30 acre-feet of the City of Redding's CVP water supply to the City 
of Shasta Lake for M&I use.
    35. Langell Valley ID, Klamath Project; Oregon: Title transfer of 
lands and facilities of the Klamath Project.
    36. Sacramento River Division, CVP, California: Administrative 
assignments of various Sacramento River Settlement Contracts.
    37. California Department of Fish and Game, CVP, California: To 
extend the term of and amend the existing water service contract for 
the Department's San Joaquin Fish Hatchery to allow an increase from 35 
to 60 cubic feet per second of continuous flow to pass through the 
Hatchery prior to it returning to the San Joaquin River.
    38. Orland Unit Water User's Association, Orland Project, 
California: Title transfer of lands and features of the Orland Project.
    39. Santa Clara Valley WD, CVP, California: Second amendment to 
Santa Clara Valley WD's water service contract to add CVP-wide form of 
contract language providing for mutually agreed upon point or points of 
delivery.
    40. PacifiCorp, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer of 
O&M of Link River Dam and associated facilities. Contract will allow 
for the continued O&M by PacifiCorp.
    41. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Transfer 
of O&M of Station 48 and gate on Drain No. 1, Lost River Diversion 
Channel.
    42. Fresno County Waterworks No. 18; Friant Division, CVP; 
California: Execution of an agreement to provide for the O&M of select 
Federal facilities by Fresno County Waterworks No. 18.
    43. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tulelake ID; Klamath Project; 
Oregon and California: Water service contract for deliveries to Lower 
Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, including transfer of O&M 
responsibilities for the P Canal system.
    44. Tulelake ID, Klamath Project, Oregon and California: Amendment 
of repayment contract to eliminate reimbursement for P Canal O&M costs.
    45. East Bay Municipal Utility District, CVP, California: Long-term 
Warren Act contract for storage and conveyance of up to 47,000 acre-
feet annually.
    46. Sacramento County Water Agency, CVP, California: Assignment of 
7,000 acre-feet of CVP water to the City of Folsom.
    47. Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, CVP, California: Reimbursement 
agreement between the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and 
Reclamation for groundwater pumping costs. Groundwater will provide a 
portion of Gray Lodge Wildlife Area's CVPIA Level 4 water supplies. 
This action is taken pursuant to Public Law 102-575, Title 34, Section 
3406(d)(1, 2 and 5), to meet full Level 4 water needs of the Gray Lodge 
Wildlife Area.
    48. State of Nevada, Newlands Project, Nevada: Title transfer of 
lands and features of the Carson Lake and Pasture.
    49. Washoe County Water Conservation District, Truckee Storage 
Project, Nevada: Repayment contract for costs associated with SOD work 
on Boca Dam.
    Completed contract action:
    1. (48) Del Puerto WD, CVP, California: Long-term Warren Act 
contract, not to exceed 40 years, for annual storage and conveyance of 
up to 60,000 acre-feet of recycled water from the cities of Turlock and 
Modesto. This nonproject water will be stored in the San Luis Reservoir 
and conveyed through the Delta-Mendota Canal to agricultural lands and 
wildlife refuges. Contract executed on August 12, 2016.
    Lower Colorado Region: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 61470 
(Nevada Highway and Park Street), Boulder City, Nevada 89006-1470, 
telephone 702-293-8192.
    1. Milton and Jean Phillips, BCP, Arizona: Develop a Colorado River 
water delivery contract for 60 acre-feet of Colorado River water per 
year as recommended by the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
    2. Gila Project Works, Gila Project, Arizona: Perform title 
transfer of facilities and certain lands in the Wellton-Mohawk Division 
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    3. Sherrill Ventures, LLLP and Green Acres Mohave, LLC; BCP; 
Arizona: Draft contracts for PPR No. 14 for 1,080 acre-feet of water 
per year as follows: Sherrill Ventures, LLLP, a draft contract for 
954.3 acre-feet per year and Green Acres Mohave, LLC, a draft contract 
for 125.7 acre-feet per year.
    4. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: 
Proposed 100-year lease not to exceed 5,925 acre-feet per year of CAP 
water from the Tribe to Gilbert.
    5. Bard WD, Yuma Project, California: Supersede and replace the 
District's O&M contract for the Yuma Project, California, Reservation 
Division, Indian Unit, to reflect that appropriated funds are no longer 
available, and to specify an alternate process for transfer of funds. 
In addition, other miscellaneous processes required for Reclamation's 
contractual administration and oversight will be updated to ensure the 
Federal Indian Trust obligation for reservation water and land are met.
    6. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, San Diego 
County Water Authority, and Otay WD; BCP; California: Execute a 
proposed amendment No. 2 to extend the ``Agreement for Temporary 
Emergency Delivery of a Portion of the Mexican Treaty Waters of the 
Colorado River to the International Boundary in the Vicinity of 
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, and the Operation of Facilities in 
the United States'' until November 9, 2019.
    7. Central Arizona Water Conservation District, CAP, Arizona: 
Negotiate a standard form of wheeling agreement for the wheeling of 
nonproject water (CAP System Use Agreement), in accordance with the 
District's existing contract.
    8. Ogram Farms, BCP, Arizona: Assign the contract to the new 
landowners and revise Exhibit A of the contract to change the contract 
service area and points of diversion/delivery.
    9. Ogram Boys Enterprises, Inc., BCP, Arizona: Revise Exhibit A of 
the contract to change the contract service area and points of 
diversion/delivery.
    10. Reclamation, Davis Dam (Davis Dam), and Big Bend WD; BCP; 
Arizona and Nevada: Enter into proposed ``Agreement for the Diversion, 
Treatment, and Delivery of Colorado River Water'' in order for the 
District to divert, treat, and deliver to Davis Dam the Davis Dam 
Secretarial Reservation amount of up to 100 acre-feet per year of 
Colorado River water.
    11. Reclamation, Arizona Department of Water Resources, Arizona 
Water Banking Authority, Central Arizona Water Conservation District, 
Southern Nevada Water Authority, and The Metropolitan Water District of 
Southern California; BCP; Arizona, California and Nevada: Begin 
negotiations to enter into proposed ``Storage and Interstate Release 
Agreement(s)'' for creation, offstream storage, and release of unused 
basic or surplus Colorado River apportionment within the lower division 
states pursuant to 43 CFR part 414.
    12. Imperial ID, Lower Colorado River Water Supply Project, 
California: Develop an agreement between Reclamation and Imperial ID 
for the funding of design, construction, and installation of power 
facilities for the Project.
    13. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, CAP, 
Arizona: Execute a CAP water lease in order for the San Carlos Apache 
Tribe to lease 2,230 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Pascua Yaqui 
Tribe during calendar year 2017.
    14. City of Yuma, BCP, Arizona: Long-term consolidated contract 
with the City for delivery of its Colorado River water entitlement.
    15. Imperial ID, BCP, California: Approve an assignment of 155 
cubic feet per second of capacity in the All-American Canal and all 
obligations associated therewith to the District from the City of San 
Diego.
    16. Valencia Water Company and the City of Buckeye, CAP, Arizona: 
Execute a proposed assignment to the City of Buckeye of Valencia Water 
Company's 43 acre-foot annual CAP M&I water entitlement. This proposed 
action will increase the City of Buckeye's final 2034 entitlement to 68 
acre-feet per annum and will eliminate Valencia Water Company's 
entitlement.
    17. Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, 
Arizona: Execute amendment No. 5 to a CAP water lease to extend the 
term of the lease in order for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation to 
lease 13,933 acre-feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during 
calendar year 2017.
    18. San Carlos Apache Tribe and the Town of Gilbert, CAP, Arizona: 
Execute amendment No. 6 to a CAP water lease to extend the term of the 
lease in order for the San Carlos Apache Tribe to lease 29,341 acre-
feet of its CAP water to the Town of Gilbert during calendar year 2017.
    19. Cibola Valley IDD and Western Water, LLC, BCP, Arizona: Execute 
a proposed partial assignment of fourth priority Colorado River water 
in the amount of 681.48 acre-feet per year from the District to Western 
Water, LLC and a new Colorado River water delivery contract with 
Western Water, LLC.
    Completed contract actions:
    1. (22) Mohave County Water Authority, BCP, Arizona: Amend Exhibit 
B to the Authority's Colorado River water delivery contract to update 
the annual diversion amounts to be used within the contract service 
areas. Contract executed on October 5, 2016.
    2. (23) City of Chandler and the Gila River Indian Community, CAP, 
Arizona: Approve a CAP water lease for the Community to lease 2,450 
acre-feet per year of its CAP water to Chandler for 100 years. (The 
United States is not a party to this lease agreement, but must approve 
the lease agreement pursuant to the Arizona Water Settlements Act and 
the Community's amended CAP water delivery contract.) Contract executed 
on November 4, 2016.
    3. (24) City of Chandler and the Gila River Indian Community, CAP, 
Arizona: Approve a reclaimed water exchange agreement beginning January 
1, 2019, for 50 years. The Agreement will allow for the exchange of 
Chandler reclaimed water for Community CAP water. The Community will 
accept delivery of up to 4,225 acre-feet per year of Chandler reclaimed 
water, in exchange for up to 3,380 acre-feet of Community CAP water. 
(The United States is not a party to this agreement, but must approve 
the agreement pursuant to the Arizona Water Settlements Act.) Contract 
executed on November 4, 2016.
    4. (25) Avra Water Co-op, Inc. and the Town of Marana, CAP, 
Arizona: Execute a proposed assignment to the Town of Marana of Avra 
Water Co-op's 808 acre-foot annual CAP M&I water entitlement. This 
proposed action will increase the Town of Marana's entitlement to 2,336 
acre-feet per annum and will eliminate Avra Water Co-op's entitlement. 
Contract executed on November 3, 2016.
    Upper Colorado Region: Bureau of Reclamation, 125 South State 
Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, Utah 84138-1102, telephone 801-524-
3864.
    1. Individual irrigators, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; 
Initial Units, CRSP; Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico: Temporary 
(interim) water service contracts for surplus project water for 
irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water 
annually for terms up to 10 years; long-term contracts for similar 
service for up to 1,000 acre-feet of water annually.
    2. Contracts with various water user entities responsible for 
payment of O&M costs for Reclamation projects in Arizona, Colorado, New 
Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming: Contracts for extraordinary 
maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G of Public Law 
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    3. Middle Rio Grande Project, New Mexico: Reclamation continues 
annual leasing of water from various San Juan-Chama Project contractors 
to stabilize flows in a critical reach of the Rio Grande in order to 
meet the needs of irrigators and preserve habitat for the silvery 
minnow. Reclamation leased approximately 14,156 acre-feet of water from 
San Juan-Chama Project contractors in 2016.
    4. Bridger Valley Water Conservancy District, Lyman Project, 
Wyoming: The District has requested that its Meeks Cabin repayment 
contract be amended from two 25-year contacts to one 40-year contract.
    5. Ephraim Irrigation Company, Sanpete Project, Utah: The Company 
proposes to enclose the Ephraim Tunnel with a 54-inch pipe. A 
supplemental O&M agreement will be necessary to obtain the 
authorization to modify Federal facilities.
    6. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project, 
Utah: The District has requested a contract to allow the storage of 
Weber Basin Project water in Smith Morehouse Reservoir under the 
authority of Section 14 of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939.
    7. Carbon Water Conservancy District, Scofield Project, Utah: The 
District has requested Reclamation's assistance with O&M activities to 
rehabilitate certain portions of the Scofield Dam outlet works and 
surrounding area.
    8. Eden Valley IDD, Eden Project, Wyoming: The District proposes to 
raise the level of Big Sandy Dam to fully perfect its water rights. A 
supplemental O&M agreement will be necessary to obtain the 
authorization to modify Federal facilities.
    9. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Vernal Unit, CUP; Utah: The 
District desires to pipe the Steinaker Service Canal to improve public 
safety, decrease O&M costs, and increase water efficiency. This action 
will require a supplementary O&M contract to modify Federal Reclamation 
facilities, as well as an agreement written under the authority of the 
Civil Sundry Appropriations Act of 1921 for Reclamation to accept funds 
to review designs, inspect project construction, and any other 
activities requiring Reclamation's participation.
    10. Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The 
Association desires to abandon the Federal canals distributing water 
from Newton Reservoir and replace them with a private pipeline. This 
requires a supplementary O&M agreement to approve modification to 
Federal Reclamation facilities and outline the O&M responsibilities 
during and after construction.
    11. Newton Water Users Association, Newton Project; Utah: The Utah 
Division of Wildlife Resources desires to install a fish screen on the 
outlet works of Newton Dam. This requires a supplementary O&M agreement 
to approve modification to Federal Reclamation facilities.
    12. Salem Canal and Irrigation Company, Strawberry Valley Project, 
Utah: The United States intends to enter into an amendatory contract 
regarding possible lost generation of power revenues generated at the 
Spanish Fork Power Plant on the Strawberry Valley Project.
    13. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, A.V. Watkins Dam, Utah: 
The United States intends to enter into an implementation agreement 
with the District giving the District the authority to modify Federal 
facilities to raise the crest of A.V. Watkins Dam.
    14. Strawberry High Line Canal Company, Strawberry Valley Project; 
Utah: The Strawberry High Line Canal Company has requested a conversion 
of up to 20,000 acre-feet of irrigation water to be allowed for 
miscellaneous use.
    15. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; 
Utah: The District has requested a long-term water service contract to 
remove up to 5,500 acre-feet of water annually from the Green River for 
irrigation purposes under the authority of Section 9(e) of the 
Reclamation Project Act of 1939. A short-term contract may be executed 
until a long-term contract can be completed.
    16. South Cache Water Users Association, Hyrum Project, Utah: A new 
spillway is being investigated as of a SOD fix. This will require a 
repayment contract for the reimbursable costs.
    17. Emery County Water Conservancy District, Emery County Project, 
Utah: The District has requested to convert 79 acre-feet of Cottonwood 
Creek Consolidated Irrigation Company water from irrigation to M&I 
uses.
    18. Uintah Water Conservancy District; Vernal Unit, CUP; Utah: Due 
to sloughing on the face of Steinaker Dam north of Vernal, Utah, a SOD 
fix authorized under the SOD Act of 1978 may be necessary to perform 
the various functions needed to bring Steinaker Reservoir back to full 
capacity. This will require a repayment contract with the United 
States.
    19. Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, 
Salt River Project; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: The District has 
requested an extension of its existing contract from 2034 through 2044. 
This action is awaiting further development by the District.
    20. Dolores Water Conservancy District, Dolores Project, Colorado: 
The District has requested a water service contract for 1,402 acre-feet 
of newly identified project water for irrigation. The proposed water 
service contract will provide 417 acre-feet of project water for 
irrigation of the Ute Enterprise and 985 acre-feet for use by the 
District's full-service irrigators.
    21. City of Page, Arizona; Glen Canyon Unit, CRSP; Arizona: Long-
term contract for 975 acre-feet of water for municipal purposes.
    22. Florida Water Conservancy District, Florida Project, Colorado: 
The District and the United States, pursuant to Section 4 of the CRSP, 
and subsection 9(c)(2) of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939, propose 
to negotiate and execute a water service contract for 2,500 acre-feet 
of Florida Project water for M&I and other miscellaneous beneficial 
uses, other than commercial agricultural irrigation, within the 
District boundaries in La Plata County, Colorado.
    23. Utah Division of State Parks, Utah: Requested an early renewal 
of its 11 State Parks Agreements for recreation management at various 
Reclamation Reservoirs.
    24. State of Wyoming, Seedskadee Project; Wyoming: The Wyoming 
Water Development Commission is interested in purchasing an additional 
65,000 acre-feet of M&I water from Fontenelle Reservoir.
    25. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, CUP, Utah: 
The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation, Utah, has 
requested the use of excess capacity in the Strawberry Aqueduct and 
Collection System, as authorized in the Central Utah Project Completion 
Act legislation.
    26. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation; Flaming 
Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: As part of discussions on settlement of a 
potential compact, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray 
Reservation, Utah, has indicated interest in storage of its potential 
water right in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
    27. State of Utah; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Utah: The State of 
Utah has requested contracts (likely an exchange contracts) that would 
allow the full development and use of the Central Utah Project Ultimate 
Phase water right which was previously assigned to the State of Utah. 
The water right involves 158,000 acre-feet of depletion, of which 
86,000 acre-feet is for the State of Utah's proposed Lake Powell 
Pipeline Project.
    28. Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, Weber Basin Project, 
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District has requested permission to install a low-flow hydro-electric 
generation plant at Causey Reservoir to take advantage of winter 
releases. This will likely be accomplished through a supplemental O&M 
contract.
    29. Central Utah Water Conservancy District; Bonneville Unit, CUP; 
Utah: The District has received a request to convert 300 acre-feet of 
irrigation water in Wasatch County to M&I purposes. This will require 
an amended block notice.
    30. Provo River Restoration Project, Utah: The Utah Reclamation 
Mitigation and Conservation Commission is amending agreement No. 9-LM-
40-01410 to include additional acreage in the boundaries of the Provo 
River Restoration Project.
    31. East Wanship Irrigation Company, Weber Basin Project, Utah: The 
Company has requested a supplemental O&M agreement to modify the 
Federal facilities below Wanship Dam to install a pipe from its current 
point of delivery to the end of the Primary Jurisdiction Zone.
    32. Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Colorado: 
Proposed preliminary lease and funding agreement for preliminary work 
associated with potential lease of power privilege.
    33. Mancos Water Conservancy District, Mancos Project, Colorado: 
Proposed funding agreement for preliminary work associated with the 
evaluation of title transfer.
    34. North Fork Water Conservancy District and Ragged Mountain Water 
Users Association, Paonia Project, Colorado: An existing contract for 
2,000 acre-feet expired on December 31, 2016. The parties have 
requested a 5-year contract that will begin when the existing contract 
expired. The new contract will be for up to 2,000 acre-feet of water 
for irrigation and M&I uses. Up to 200 acre-feet will be available for 
M&I uses.
    35. VBC Owners Association; Aspinall Unit, CRSP; Colorado: The 
association has requested a long-term water service contract for 8 
acre-feet of water out of the Aspinall Unit, CRSP.
    36. Collbran Water Conservancy District, Collbran Project, 
Colorado: The District has requested an exchange contract with William 
Morse for exchange of water on the Collbran Project.
    37. Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado: Ute 
Mountain Ute Tribe, has requested a water delivery contract for 33,519 
acre-feet of M&I water; contract terms to be consistent with the 
Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 
106-554).
    38. Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project, New Mexico: Reclamation 
continues negotiations on an OM&R transfer contract with the Navajo 
Tribal Utility Authority pursuant to Public Law 111-11, Section 
10602(f) which transfers responsibilities to carry out the OM&R of 
transferred works of the Project; ensures the continuation of the 
intended benefits of the Project; distribution of water; and sets forth 
the allocation and payment of annual OM&R costs of the Project.
    39. Florida Water Conservancy District, Florida Project, Colorado: 
The United States and the District, pursuant to Section 4 of the CRSP, 
and subsection 9(c)(2) of the Reclamation Projects Act of 1939, propose 
to execute a water service contract for 2,500 acre-feet of Florida 
Project water for M&I and other miscellaneous beneficial uses, other 
than commercial agricultural irrigation, within the District boundaries 
in La Plata County, Colorado.
    40. Animas-La Plata Project, Colorado-New Mexico: (a) Navajo Nation 
title transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for 
facilities and land outside the corporate boundaries of the City of 
Farmington, New Mexico; contract terms to be consistent with the 
Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 
106-554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act 
(Title X of Pub. L. 111-11); (b) City of Farmington, New Mexico, title 
transfer agreement for the Navajo Nation Municipal Pipeline for 
facilities and land inside the corporate boundaries of the City of 
Farmington; New Mexico, contract terms to be consistent with the 
Colorado Ute Settlement Act Amendments of 2000 (Title III of Pub. L. 
106-554) and the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act 
(Title X of Pub. L. 111-11); and (c) Operations agreement among the 
United States, Navajo Nation, and City of Farmington for the Navajo 
Nation Municipal Pipeline pursuant to Public Law 111-11, Section 
10605(b)(1) that sets forth any terms and conditions that secures an 
operations protocol for the M&I water supply.
    Completed contract action:
    1. (36) Sweetwater County; Flaming Gorge Unit, CRSP; Wyoming: 
Sweetwater County has requested a water service contract for 1 acre-
foot of M&I water annually from Flaming Gorge Reservoir. Contract 
executed on September 22, 2016.
    Great Plains Region: Bureau of Reclamation, P.O. Box 36900, Federal 
Building, 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101, telephone 
406-247-7752.
    1. Irrigation, M&I, and miscellaneous water users; Colorado, 
Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, 
and Wyoming: Water service contracts for the sale, conveyance, storage, 
and exchange of surplus project water and nonproject water for 
irrigation or M&I use to provide up to 10,000 acre-feet of water 
annually for a term of up to 1 year, or up to 1,000 acre-feet of water 
annually for a term of up to 40 years.
    2. Water user entities responsible for payment of O&M costs for 
Reclamation projects in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North 
Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming: Contracts for 
extraordinary maintenance and replacement funded pursuant to Subtitle G 
of Public Law 111-11.
    3. Green Mountain Reservoir, Colorado-Big Thompson Project, 
Colorado: Water service contracts for irrigation and M&I; contracts for 
the sale of water from the marketable yield to water users within the 
Colorado River Basin of western Colorado.
    4. Garrison Diversion Conservancy District, Garrison Diversion 
Unit, P-SMBP, North Dakota: Intent to modify long-term water service 
contract to add additional irrigated acres.
    5. Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess 
capacity contracting in the Fryingpan-Arkansas Project.
    6. Colorado-Big Thompson Project, Colorado: Consideration of excess 
capacity contracting in the Colorado-Big Thompson Project.
    7. Northern Integrated Supply Project, Colorado-Big Thompson 
Project, Colorado: Consideration of a new long-term contract with 
approximately 15 regional water suppliers and the Northern Colorado 
Water Conservancy District for the Northern Integrated Supply Project.
    8. Roger W. Evans (Individual); Boysen Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: 
Renewal of long-term water service contract.
    9. Busk-Ivanhoe, Inc., Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: 
Contract for long-term carriage and storage, and/or a new contract for 
an additional use of water.
    10. Southeastern Water Conservancy District, Fryingpan-Arkansas 
Project, Colorado: Consideration of an excess capacity master storage 
contract.
    11. State of Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; Glen Elder 
Unit, P-SMBP; Kansas: Intent to enter into a contract for the remaining 
conservation storage in Waconda Lake for recreation and fish and 
wildlife purposes.

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    12. Arkansas Valley Conduit, Fryingpan-Arkansas Project, Colorado: 
Consideration of a repayment contract for the Arkansas Valley Conduit.
    13. Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, Colorado-Big 
Thompson Project, Colorado: Amend or supplement the 1938 repayment 
contract to include the transfer of OM&R for Carter Lake Dam Additional 
Outlet Works and Flatiron Power Plant Bypass facilities.
    14. Van Amundson; Jamestown Reservoir, Garrison Diversion Unit, P-
SMBP; North Dakota: Intent to enter into an individual long-term 
irrigation water service contract to provide up to 285 acre-feet of 
water annually for a term of up to 40 years from Jamestown Reservoir, 
North Dakota.
    15. Donala Water and Sanitation District, Fryingpan-Arkansas 
Project, Colorado: Consideration of a long-term excess capacity 
contract.
    16. Purgatoire Water Conservancy District, Trinidad Project, 
Colorado: Consideration of a request to amend the contract.
    17. Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, Norman Project, 
Oklahoma: Amend existing contract No. 14-06-500-590 to execute a 
separate contract(s) to allow for importation and storage of nonproject 
water in accordance with the Lake Thunderbird Efficient Use Act of 
2012.
    18. Midvale ID; Riverton Unit, P-SMBP; Wyoming: Consideration of a 
contract with the District for repayment of SOD costs at Bull Lake Dam.
    19. Mirage Flats ID, Mirage Flats Project, Nebraska: Consideration 
of a contract action for repayment of SOD costs.
    20. Tom Green County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1, 
San Angelo Project, Texas: Consideration of a potential contract(s) for 
use of excess capacity by individual landowner(s) for irrigation 
purposes.
    21. Western Heart River ID; Heart Butte Unit, P-SMBP; North Dakota: 
Consideration of amending the long-term irrigation repayment contract 
and project-use power contract to include additional acres.
    22. Dickinson-Heart River Mutual Aid Corporation; Dickinson Unit, 
Heart Division; P-SMBP; North Dakota: Consideration of amending the 
long-term irrigation water service contract to modify the acres 
irrigated.
    23. Buford-Trenton ID, Buford-Trenton Project, P-SMBP; North 
Dakota: Consideration of amending the long-term irrigation power 
repayment contract and project-use power contract to include additional 
acres.
    24. Bostwick Division, P-SMBP: Excess capacity contract with the 
State of Nebraska and/or State of Kansas entities and/or irrigation 
districts.
    25. Milk River Project, Montana: Proposed amendment to contracts to 
reflect current landownership.
    26. Glen Elder ID No. 8; Glen Elder Unit, P-SMBP; Kansas: 
Consideration to renew long-term water service contract No. 2-07-60-
W0855.
    27. Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, Norman Project, 
Oklahoma: Consideration of a contract for a supply of water made 
possible when infrequent and otherwise unmanageable flood flows of 
short duration create a temporary supply of water.
    28. Avalanche ID; Canyon Ferry Unit, P-SMBP; Montana: Proposal to 
negotiate, execute, and administer a long-term water service contract 
to irrigate up to 11,000 acres of land with water from Canyon Ferry 
Reservoir.
    29. Oxbow Ranch; Canyon Ferry Unit, P-SMBP; Montana: Proposal to 
negotiate, execute, and administer a long-term water service contract 
for multiple purposes with water from Canyon Ferry Reservoir.
    30. Hickory Swings Golf Course; Canyon Ferry Unit, P-SMBP; Montana: 
Consideration to amend contract No. 159E670039 to increase the water 
supply from 20 to 50 acre-feet.
    31. Ainsworth ID; Ainsworth Unit, P-SMBP; Montana: Consideration of 
a contract with the District for repayment of SOD costs at Merritt Dam.
    Completed contract action:
    1. (22) Helena Valley ID; Helena Valley Unit, P-SMBP; Montana: 
Consideration of a contract to allow for delivery of up to 500 acre-
feet of water for M&I purposes within the District boundaries. Contract 
executed on November 9, 2016.

    Dated: February 1, 2017.
Roseann Gonzales,
Director, Policy and Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-06964 Filed 4-6-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4332-90-P