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Notice

Land Acquisitions; Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, California

Action

Notice Of Final Agency Determination To Take Land Into Trust Under 25 Cfr Part 151.

Summary

The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs made a final agency determination to acquire approximately 254 acres of land into trust for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria of California on April 18, 2008. This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs by 209 Departmental Manual 8.1.

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

George Skibine, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, MS-3657 MIB, 1849 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20240; Telephone (202) 219-4066.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

This notice is published to comply with the requirement of 25 CFR Part 151.12(b) that notice be given to the public of the Secretary's decision to acquire land in trust at least 30 days prior to signatory acceptance of the land into trust. The purpose of the 30-day waiting period in 25 CFR 151.12(b) is to afford interested parties the opportunity to seek judicial review of final administrative decisions to take land in trust for Indian tribes and individual Indians before transfer of title to the property occurs. On April 18, 2008, the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs decided to accept approximately 254 acres of land into trust for the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria of California. The Graton Rancheria was restored to federal recognition pursuant to Title XIV of Public Law 106-568 (the Graton Rancheria Restoration Act), 25 U.S.C. 1300n-3, which mandates that, “the Secretary shall accept into trust for the benefit of the Tribe any real property located in Marin or Sonoma County...”. The 254 acre parcel is located in Sonoma County, California.

The legal description of the property is as follows:

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Farms 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 124, 125, 126 and 127, as shown upon the Map of Plan of Subdivision of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2, filed March 7,1910 in the Office of the County Recorder of Sonoma County in Book 21 of Maps, Page 14, Sonoma County Records. Certificate of Compliance recorded January 28, 1998 as Document No.'s 1998 0008588 through 1998 0008596, Sonoma County Records. Being Assessors Parcel No. 045-073-001

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Parcel One

Farms 130 and 131 as shown upon the Map of Plan of Subdivision of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2 filed March 7, 1910 in the Office of the County Recorder of Sonoma County in Book 21 of Maps, Page 14, Sonoma County Records. Certificate of Compliance recorded January 28, 1998 as Document No.'s 1998 0008597 and 1998 0008598, Sonoma County Records. Being a portion of Assessor's Parcel No. 045-074-009.

Parcel Two

Farm 129 of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2, according to Map thereof filed in the Office of the County Recorder of said County on March 7, 1910 in Book 21 Maps, Page 14, Sonoma County Records.

Being Assessor's Parcel No. 045-074-010.

Parcel Three

Farm No. 128 as same is shown upon that certain Map Entitled “Plan of Subdivision of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2, Sonoma Co., Cal.,Etc.”, filed March 7, 1910 in Book 21 of Maps at Page 14.

Saving and Excepting Therefrom, the following:

Commencing at the Southeasterly corner of said Farm No. 128; thence Northerly along the Eastern line thereon, 155 feet and 7 inches to a point, for the actual point of commencement of the tract to be herein described; thence from said point of commencement, South 89° West, 289 feet and 6 inches to a point; thence Northerly, parallel with the Eastern line of said Farm No. 128, a distance of 155 feet and 10 inches to a point; thence North 89° East, 289 feet and 6 inches to the Eastern line of said Farm No. 128; thence Southerly along said Eastern line, 155 feet and 10 inches to the point of commencement.

Also Saving and Excepting Therefrom, the following:

Beginning at a point on the center line of Labath Avenue, which point is the Southeast corner of Lot 128 as shown upon the Map entitled “Plan Of Subdivision of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2, Sonoma Co., Cal., Etc.”, filed March 7, 1910 in Book 21 of Maps, Page 14, Sonoma CountyRecords; thence North 1° West along the Easterly line of Lot 128, a distance of 155 feet, 7 inches to a point; thence South 89° West, 289.5 feet; thence North 1° West, 77 feet, 10 inches; thence South 89° West, 283.66 feet to the Westerly line of said Lot 128; thence along said line, South 1° East, 233.5 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 128; thence along the Southerly line of said Lot, North 89° East, 573.16 feet to the point of beginning.

Being Assessor's Parcel No. 045-073-002.

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A Portion of Farm No. 128 as shown upon the Map entitled “Plan of Subdivision of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2, Sonoma County, California”, filed in the Office of the County Recorder of Sonoma County, California, on March 7, 1910 in Book 21 of Maps, page 14, more particularly described as follows:

Commencing at the Southeasterly corner of said Farm No. 128; thence Northerly along the Easterly line thereof, 155 feet, 7 inches to a point for the true point of beginning of the tract to be herein described; thence South 89° West 289 feet, 6 inches to a point; thence Northerly parallel with the Easterly line of said Farm No. 128, a distance of 155 feet, 10 inches to a point; thence North 89° East, 289 feet, 6 inches to the Easterly line of said Farm No. 128; thence Southerly along said Easterly line, 155 feet, 10 inches to the point of beginning.

Being Assessor's Parcel No. 045-073-003.

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Beginning at a point on the center line of Labath Avenue which point is the Southeast corner Lot 128 as shown upon the Map entitled Plan of Subdivision of Santa Rosa Farms No. 2, Sonoma County, California, etc., filed March 7, 1910 in Book 21 of Maps, page 14, Sonoma County Records; thence North 1° West along the Easterly line of Lot 128, a distance of 155 feet 7 inches to a point; thence South 89° West, 289.5 feet; thence North 1° West, 77 feet 10 inches; thence 89° West, 283.66 feet to the Westerly line of said Lot 128; thence along said line South 1° East, 233.5 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 128; thence along the Southerly line of said Lot, North 89° East, 573.16 feet to the point of beginning.

Being Assessor's Parcel No. 045-073-004.

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A tract of land, being a portion of the Rancho Llano de Santa Rosa, and commencing on the boundary line of said Rancho on the line between Section 21 and 22, in Township 6 North, Range 8 West, Mount Diablo Base Meridian, at a point in the center of the County Road known as the Santa Rosa and Stony PointRoad, from which point the post for the railing of the bridge, across the Laguna and standing on the Southeast corner of the same, is North 31° West, 13 links distant; thence from said point of beginning, North 89° 30′ East, 11.92 chains,South 39° 05′ East, 2.61 chains, South 53° East, 1.36 chains, South 64° East, 1.23 chains, South 77° 15′ East, 2.62 chains, South 88° 05′ East, 3.94 chains, North 4°15′ East, 1.43 chains, South 88° East, 2.03 chains, South 56° East, 2.44 chains, North 87° 15′ East, 22.62 chains to the Northwest boundary line of the Cotati Rancho; thence along said line, North 29° 15′ East, 39.44 chains; thence leaving said line, West 67.92 chains to the center of the aforesaid Road and Section line; thence South, 32.18 chains to the point of beginning. Magnetic Variation 17°East.

Excepting therefrom those portions of land described in the Deeds from Manuel T. Pimentel, et al, to the Sonoma County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, recorded August 16, 1961 in Book 1840 of Official Records, page 280, Serial No. G-60050, Sonoma County Records, and recorded September 24, 1963 in Book 1989 of Official Records, page 575, Serial No. H-56600, Sonoma CountyRecords.

Also excepting therefrom that portion of land described in the Deed from Mary C. Pimentel, et al, to the Sonoma County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, recorded February 11, 1966 in Book 2187 of Official Records, page 957, Serial No. J-83549, Sonoma County Records.

Also excepting therefrom that portion of land described in the Deed to the City of Rohnert Park, recorded January 11, 1989, as Document No. 89002750 of OfficialRecords of Sonoma County.

Also excepting therefrom that portion of land described in the Deed to the County of Sonoma, recorded May 17, 1996 as Document No. 1996 0044116 of OfficialRecords of Sonoma County.

An easement for cattle and agricultural equipment crossing, as described in the Deed from the Sonoma County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to Manuel L. Pimentel and Mary C. Pimentel, recorded August 15, 1961 in Book 1840 of Official Records, page 284, Serial No. G-60051, Sonoma CountyRecords.

An easement for cattle and agricultural equipment crossing, as described in the Deed from the Sonoma County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to Manuel L. Pimentel and Mary C. Pimentel, recorded August 15, 1961 in Book 1840 of Official Records, page 288, Serial No. G-60052, Sonoma CountyRecords.

Being Assessor's Parcel Nos. 046-021-020 021,046-021-039 040.

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All that certain real property situated in the City of Rohnert Park, County of Sonoma, State of California, described as follows:Lot 6, as shown on the map of “Rohnert Business Park Subdivision”, filed August 12, 1985 in the office of the County Recorder in Book 375 of Maps, at pages 10 and 11, Sonoma County Records.

Being Assessor's Parcel No. 143-040-068.

Dated: April 18, 2008.

Carl J. Artman,

Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs.

[FR Doc. E8-10064 Filed 5-6-08; 8:45 am]

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