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

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management.

ACTION:

The following described public land in the Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada, 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 eq.). Clark County proposes to use the land for a multi-use service center.

Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada,

T. 22 S., R. 60 E.,

Section 26: SW1/4NE1/4, N1/2SE1/4NE1/4, SW1/4SE1/4NE1/4, N1/2SE1/4SE1/4NE1/4, SW1/4SE1/4SE1/4NE1/4.

Approximately 77.5 acres.

The service center would be located in the southern end of the Las Vegas Valley, west of Jones Blvd., east of Torrey Pines Drive, south of Le Baron Ave., and north of Pyle Ave. The location is adjacent to an industrial area on the north and immediately east of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks. 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 each will contain the following reservations to the United States:

1. A right-of-way thereon for ditches and 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. 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 (P.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, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV, or by calling (702) 515-5164. 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 Purposed Act, leasing under the mineral leasing laws Start Printed Page 70620and 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 lands to the Las Vegas Field Manager, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130-2301.

Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for a Clark County service center. 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 a multi-use service center. 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, these realty actions will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior. 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 becomes effective.

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Dated: October 16, 2002.

Rex Wells,

Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, Las Vegas, NV.

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[FR Doc. 02-29826 Filed 11-22-02; 8:45 am]

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