Notice of Public Meeting, Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council Meeting
In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Idaho Falls District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will meet as indicated below.
Notice of Realty Action: Airport Lease and Non-Competitive (Direct) Sale in Searchlight, NV
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposes to initially lease and then convey 21.4 acres of public land located south of the town of Searchlight, Nevada, for a public airport. An existing airport is located on public and private lands, and the center portion of the airport runway is located on lands currently owned by Searchlight Airpark Developers, LLC (Searchlight). Searchlight proposes to develop a residential airpark on the remaining portion of its private lands and use its 1,600 feet of private runway in conjunction with the 3,700 feet of runway located on public lands. Searchlight has requested that the existing airport runway be leased and then conveyed to it at the appraised fair market value of the land. At a future date, the BLM proposes to sell the 21.4 acres of public airport runway to Searchlight by non-competitive (direct) sale at not less than the appraised fair market value. The sale of the airport runway will require a cadastral survey and updated appraisal prior to conveyance.
Notice of Realty Action; Issuance of a 5-Year Renewable Lease of Public Land, Caribou Lake, AL
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has determined that issuance of a 5-Year renewable land lease to resolve unauthorized use and occupancy of public land, approximately one (1) acre in size, on the shore of Caribou Lake, including an existing 10'x14' cabin, located approximately 13 miles southeast of the rural community of Cantwell, Alaska, is consistent with the 1985 BLM Glennallen District Management Framework Plan and East Alaska Final Resource Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement. This action is pursuant to section 302 (b) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended, and 43 CFR 2920.0-6. The leasing of public land is within the authority of the Secretary of the Interior. The annual rental amount will be required to be paid in advance as outlined in 43 CFR 2920.8(a), and through Instruction Memorandum AK-2005-028.