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Notice of Realty Action: Change of Use for Existing Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Recreation and Public Purpose Lease/Conveyance.


The following described public lands in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, were segregated on December 1, 1996 for administrative purposes under serial number N-61855, on September 14, 1990, under serial number N-37313 and on September 22, 1995, under serial number N-59229, both for lease/conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes. Those segregations on the lands listed below will be terminated upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

The Clark County School District proposes to construct a middle school on public lands, located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Ann and Campbell Roads, legally described as follows:

Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada

T. 19 S., R. 60 E.,

Section 32: N1/2NE1/4NW1/4, N1/2N1/2SW1/4NE1/4NW1/4,

Containing 22.5 acres, more or less.

The land is not required for any federal purpose. The leases/conveyances are consistent with current Bureau planning for this area and would be in the public interest. The leases/patents, when issued, will be subject to the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act and applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior, and each will contain the following reservations to the United States:

1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches or canals constructed by the authority of the United States, Act of August 30, 1890 (43 U.S.C. 945).

2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine and remove such deposits from the same under applicable law and such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

And will be subject to:

1. Easements in favor of Clark County for roads, public utilities and flood control purposes.

2. All valid and existing rights, which are identified and shown in the case file.

The lands have been segregated from all forms of appropriation under the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (Pub. L. 105-263).

Detailed information concerning this action is available for review at the office of the Bureau of Land Management, Las Vegas Field Office, 4765 W. Vegas Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the above described land will be segregated from all other forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the general mining laws, except for lease/conveyance under the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws and disposals under the mineral material disposal laws.

For a period of 45 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed lease/conveyance for classification of the lands to the Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4765 Vegas Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89108.

Classification Comments

Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for a middle school site. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the use is consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the use is consistent with State and Federal programs.

Application Comments

Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan 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 lands for the development of middle school.

Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director.

In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land described in this Notice will become effective 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The lands will not be offered for lease/conveyance until after the classification become effective.

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Dated: June 22, 2000.

Rex Wells,

Assistant Field Manager, Las Vegas, NV.

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[FR Doc. 00-16826 Filed 7-3-00; 8:45 am]