Department of Veterans Affairs.
Notice of intent to designate.
The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is designating the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, for Start Printed Page 39102an enhanced-use leasing development. The Department intends to enter into a long-term lease of real property with a competitively selected lessee/developer who will finance, design, develop, maintain and manage a hospice facility, all at not cost to VA.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jacob Gallun, Office of Asset Enterprise Management (004B2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-8862.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
38 U.S.C. Sec. 8161 et seq. specifically provides that the Secretary may enter into an enhanced-use lease if he determines that at least part of the use of the property under the lease will be to provide appropriate space for an activity contributing to the mission of the Department; the lease will not be inconsistent with and will not adversely affect the mission of the Department; and the lease will enhance the property or result in improved services to veterans. This project meets these requirements.Start Signature
Approved: May 30, 2002.
Anthony J. Principi,
Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 02-14098 Filed 6-5-02; 8:45 am]
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