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

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Recreation and public purpose lease/conveyance.

SUMMARY:

The lands described below are currently withdrawn from location and entry under the mining laws and from operation under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws under Sec. 4(c) of the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (Pub. L. 105-263), BLM serial number N-66364. The land has been examined and found suitable for lease/conveyance for recreation or public purposes under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869 et seq.). The State of Nevada proposes to use the land for a Cooperative Extension Office.

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Mount Diablo Meridian, Nevada

Sec. 11, N1/2NW1/4SW1/4SW1/4, SW1/4NW1/4SW1/4SW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4SW1/4.

T. 22 S., R. 61 E., M.D.M.

Containing 17.5 acres, more or less, located at Windmill Road and Maryland Parkway.

The land is not required for any Federal purpose. The lease/conveyance is consistent with current Bureau planning for this area and is 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 roadway purposes which have been granted to Clark County by Permit N-42999 under the Act of October 21, 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1761).

3. Those rights for roadway purposes which have been granted to Clark County by Permit No. N-57458 under the Act of October 21, 1976 (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 N. Torrey Pines 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 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 Cooperative Extension Office. 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 land for a Cooperative Extension Office. 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. 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: November 13, 2003.

Sharon DiPinto,

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

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[FR Doc. 04-622 Filed 1-12-04; 8:45 am]

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