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Notice of Realty Action; Recreation and Public Purposes (R&PP) Act Classification: Arizona

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The following public lands, are located in Maricopa County, Arizona, and found suitable for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869, et seq.). The lands are not needed for federal purposes. Conveyance is consistent with current Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land use planning and would be in the public interest.

AZA-31169

The following described lands, located near New River, Maricopa County, have been found suitable for Conveyance to the Flood Control District of Maricopa County for insertion in the flood plain.

Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona

T. 7 N., R. 2 E.

Sec. 15, E1/2SE1/4.

Containing approximately 60.00 acres.

The Conveyance would be subject to the following terms, conditions and reservations:

1. Provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act and all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior.

2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove the minerals.

3. A right-of-way for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States.

4. Those rights for a flood control structure granted to Flood Control Start Printed Page 10104District of Maricopa County by Right-of-Way number AZA-27767.

5. Those rights as Richard and Anna Bragg, may have as to that portion of the Tee allotment.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Linda Mullenix at the Phoenix Field Office, 2015 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85027, (623) 580-5540.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease or conveyance under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act. For a period of 45 days from the date of publication of this Notice, interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed lease, conveyance or classification of the lands to the Field Office Manager, Phoenix Field Office, 2015 West Deer Valley Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85027.

Classification Comments

Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for: Insertion into the flood plain by the Flood Control District of Maricopa County. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposals, whether the uses will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the uses are consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the uses are consistent with state and federal programs.

Application Comments

Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific uses proposed in the applications and plans of development, whether the BLM followed proper administrative procedures in reaching the decision, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for proposed uses. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.

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Dated: February 15, 2000.

Margo E. Fitts,

Assistant Field Manager.

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[FR Doc. 00-4504 Filed 2-24-00; 8:45 am]

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