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Notice of Realty Action: Lease/Conveyance for Recreation and Public Purposes, Las Vegas, NV

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of Realty Action.


Pursuant to the Recreation and Public Purposes Act, the Bureau of Land Management proposes to lease or convey to the City of Las Vegas, Nevada, 70 acres of public land within the City, for a public safety training center.


The Bureau of Land Management must receive, at the address noted below, the comments of interested parties on or before June 5, 2006.


Please mail your comments to the Las Vegas Field Manager, Bureau of Land Management, Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada 89130-2301.

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Frederick Marcell, Acting Supervisor Realty Specialist, (702) 515-5164.

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The following described public land in Las Vegas, 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 seq.).

N-76692—The City of Las Vegas proposes to use the land for a public safety training center that will serve citizens in the northwest sector of the City, where much growth has occurred. The center will be used privately to train police and fire personnel in a controlled, safe environment.

Mount Diablo Meridian

T. 19S., R. 59E., Sec. 24

NE1/4SW1/4, NE1/4SE1/4SW1/4, W1/2NW1/4NW1/4SE1/4, SW1/4NW1/4SE1/4, W1/2SE1/4NW1/4SE1/4.

Containing 70.00 acres, more or less.

The land is not required for any federal purpose. Lease/conveyance is consistent with current Bureau planning for this area and would be in the public interest. The lease/conveyance, 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.

The lease/conveyance will be subject to:

1. All valid existing rights.

2. Those rights for public utility purposes which have been granted to Nevada Power Company by permit No's. N-54269, N-57525 and N-43546, Central Telephone by permit No. N-54269, Clark County by permit No's. N-55021, N-56893, N-60079, N-60903 and N-61323 under Title V of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of October 21, 1976 (FLPMA).

Detailed information concerning this action is available for review in the office of the Bureau of Land Management, Las Vegas Field Office at the address listed above. On April 21, 2006, 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 disposals under the mineral material disposal laws. Start Printed Page 20725

Classification Comments: Interested parties may submit comments involving the suitability of the land for a public safety training 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. The classification of the land described in this Notice will become effective 60 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. The lands 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 administrative procedures in reaching the decision, or any other factor not directly related to the suitability of the land for a public safety training 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, this realty action will become the final determination of the Department of the Interior.

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Dated: March 14, 2006.

Frederic Marcell,

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

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[FR Doc. E6-5952 Filed 4-20-06; 8:45 am]