Bureau of Land Management.
The following described public lands in Esmeralda County, Nevada have been examined and found suitable for classification for lease or conveyance to Esmeralda County under the provision of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act of June 14, 1926, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.).
Mount Diablo Meridian
T. 2 S., R. 39 E.,
Sec. 22, SW1/4SW1/4SW1/4;
Sec. 27, NW1/4NW1/4NW1/4;
Containing 20 acres more or less.Start Printed Page 56343
This action will make lands which are not needed for Federal purposes and are identified for disposal in the Tonopah Resource Management Plan, available to support community expansion. Lease or conveyance of the lands for recreational or public purpose use would be in the public interest. Detailed information concerning this action is available for review at the office of the Bureau of Land Management, Tonopah Field Station, 1553 South Main Street, Tonopah, Nevada. Lease or conveyance of the lands will be subject to the following terms and conditions:
1. Provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act and to all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior.
2. All valid existing rights documents on the official public land records at time of lease/patent issuance.
3. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the minerals.
4. Any other reservations that the authorized officer determines appropriate to ensure public access and proper management of Federal lands and interests therein.
Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the above described lands will be segregated from all 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 and leasing under the mineral leasing 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 or classification of the lands to the Acting Assistant Field Station Manager, Tonopah Field Station, P.O. Box 911, Tonopah, NV 89049.
Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for a ballfield and related facilities. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, 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 land for a ballfield and related facilities.
Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification of the land will become effective 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The lands will not be conveyed until after the classification becomes effective.Start Signature
Dated: October 1, 2001.
William S. Fisher,
Acting Assistant Field Manager, Tonopah.
[FR Doc. 01-27924 Filed 11-6-01; 8:45 am]
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