Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
Segregation terminated, recreation and public purposes lease/conveyance; notice.
The following described public land in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada was segregated for exchange purposes on July 23, 1997 under serial numbers N-61855 and N-66364. The exchange segregations on the subject land will be terminated upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register. The land has been examined and found suitable for lease/conveyance for recreational or public purposes under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). Clark County proposes to use the land for a regional park.
Mount Diablo Meridian
Nevada, T. 22 S., R. 60 E.,sec. 28, N1/2SW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4, N1/2SE1/4SW1/4, SE1/4SE1/4SW1/4, E1/2NE1/4NE1/4SE1/4, E1/2NW1/4NE1/4SE1/4, S1/2NE1/4SE1/4, NW1/4SE1/4, SW1/4SE1/4, W1/2SE1/4SE1/4, N1/2NE1/4SE1/4SE1/4.
Approximately 285.0 acres.
The regional park is located at Buffalo Drive and Cactus Avenue. The land is not required for any federal purpose. The lease/conveyance is consistent with current Bureau planning for this area and would be in the public interest. The lease/patent, 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 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 accordance with the Clark County Transportation Plan.
2. Those rights for power line purposes which have been granted to Nevada Power Company by Permit No. Nev-015991 under the act of February 15, 1901 (031 Stat. 0790; 43 U.S.C. 959).
3. Those rights for power line purposes which have been granted to Nevada Power Company by Permit No. N-58888 under the act of October 21, 1976 (090 Stat. 2776; 43 U.S.C. 1761).
Detailed information concerning this action is available for review at the office of the Bureau of Land Management, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada or by calling (702) 515-5088.
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 disposal 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 land to the Las Vegas Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 North Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130-2301.
Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for a regional park. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposal, whether the use will maximize the future use/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. The classification of the land described in this Notice will become effective 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register. The land will not be offered for lease/conveyance until after the classification becomes effective.
Application Comments: Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific use proposed in the application and plan of development, whether the BLM followed proper Start Printed Page 19447administrative procedures in reaching the decision, or any other factor directly related to the suitability of the land for a regional park. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director who may sustain, vacate, or modify this realty action. In the absence of any adverse comments, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior.Start Signature
Dated: February 13, 2002.
Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, Las Vegas, NV.
[FR Doc. 02-9612 Filed 4-18-02; 8:45 am]
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