Utah K-12 Schools to Receive $45.8 Million From Permanent School Fund

Elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the state will receive $45.8 million in School LAND Trust funds for the 2015-2016 school year, up 17 percent over last year. The School LAND Trust Office of the Utah Board of Education will distribute the record $45.8 million in annual interest and dividends from the $2 billion Permanent… Read more »

SITLA Recruiting for New Director

SITLA is recruiting for a new director to replace Kevin Carter who will retire in December after 34 years of service to trust beneficiaries. As executive manager of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, the director oversees management and administration of approximately 3.4 million acres of surface and mineral estate, and an additional 1… Read more »

Trust Land Transactions, Trustee Retirement and Appointment Top Upcoming Board Meeting

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) Board of Trustees will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 18 in the SITLA Board Room located at 675 East 500 South in Salt Lake City. Trustees will review and consider several trust lands issues, including an appeal to a Record of Decision regarding the cancellation… Read more »

SITLA Land Auction Earns $1.9M for Public Schools

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) sold six trust land parcels at its biannual public auction June 3, earning $1,957,000 for Utah’s Permanent School Fund. Four separate parcels in Garfield County sold for a total of $647,000; a parcel in Millard County sold for $260,000; and a large 1,500-acre parcel in Grand County… Read more »

Valley View Elementary, Salem Junior High Win #SITLAfunds15 Challenge

Congratulations to Valley View Elementary School in Davis School District and Salem Junior High School in Nebo School District for winning the inaugural #SITLAfunds15 Instagram Challenge. SITLA, in cooperation with the School Children’s Trust Office at the Utah Office of Education, organized the photo challenge asking K-12 students, parents, teachers, and administrators to show how… Read more »

2015 Annual Utah Rural Summit | August 6-7
SITLA is pleased to participate in the 2015 Annual Utah Rural Summit at Southern Utah University.
Board of Trustees Meeting | August 20
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.
Uinta Basin Energy Summit | September 10
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration is pleased to participate in the 2015 Uinta Basin Energy Summit in Vernal, Utah.
Board of Trustees Meeting | September 17
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.
Board of Trustees Meeting | October 22
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.