Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
The following public lands, located in Maricopa County, Arizona, and found suitable for lease or conveyance under the provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 869, et seq.). The lands are not needed for federal purposes. Lease or conveyance is consistent with current Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land use planning and would be in the public interest.
The following described lands, located in the City of Peoria, Maricopa County, Arizona, and containing approximately 160 acres, have been found suitable for lease or conveyance to the City of Peoria for open space and park and the Northern Municipal Operations Center (MOC) Development and Improvement Plan:
Gila and Salt River Meridian, Arizona
T. 5 N., R. 1 E.,
Section 29, E1/2E1/2.
The lease or conveyance would be subject to the following terms, conditions, and reservations:
1. Provisions of the Recreation and Public Purposes Act and all applicable regulations of the Secretary of the Interior.
2. All minerals shall be reserved to the United States, together with the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the minerals.
3. A right-of-way for ditches and canals constructed by the authority of the United States.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Camille Champion at the Phoenix Field Office, 21605 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85027, (623) 580-5526.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the lands will be segregated from all other 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. For a period of 45 days from the date of publication of this Notice, interested parties may submit comments regarding the proposed lease, conveyance, or classification of the lands to the Field Manager, Phoenix Field Office, 21605 North 7th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85027.
Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for the proposed Northern Municipal Operations Center Development and Improvement Plan for the City of Peoria. Comments on the classification are restricted to whether the land is physically suited for the proposals, whether the uses will maximize the future use or uses of the land, whether the uses are consistent with local planning and zoning, or if the uses are consistent with state and federal programs.
Interested parties may submit comments regarding the specific uses proposed in the applications and plans 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 proposed uses. Any adverse comments will be reviewed by the State Director. In the absence of any adverse comments, the classification will become effective 60 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register.Start Signature
Dated: March 2, 2004.
Teresa A. Raml,
[FR Doc. 04-7572 Filed 4-2-04; 8:45 am]
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