WSLCA Letter to House Speaker Ryan Supports Repealing BLM Planning 2.0

On behalf of the members of the Western States Land Commissioners Association (WSLCA), President Brent Goodrum expressed support for the use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Final Rule on Resource Management Planning, commonly referred to as Planning 2.0. Read the complete letter to U.S. House Speaker… Read more »

SITLA Board Meets to Discuss Trust Lands Within New Monument

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) Board of Trustees met Friday, January 6 to discuss strategy, concerns, and next steps following the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument. Prior to moving into a 2.5-hour closed session, Trustees heard from Merri Black Shumway, a San Juan County School District board member and… Read more »

109K Acres of School Trust Land Captured in Bears Ears National Monument

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) estimates the newly-declared Bears Ears National Monument captures approximately 109,000 acres of state school trust lands, which are managed by SITLA on behalf of Utah’s K-12 education system. SITLA is currently reviewing the monument proclamation and map, and will work with its Board of Trustees, the… Read more »

National Defense Bill Includes Provisions Critical to Utah

Congress is expected to pass, in the next several days, the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes key provisions critical to Utah. Senator Orrin Hatch introduced and championed legislation as part of the annual defense policy bill, to expand the Utah Test and Training Range, which will not only assist our military, but… Read more »

Development Partner Sought for Resort Project Near Bullfrog Marina

Now through January 26, 2017, the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) is accepting statements of interest and qualifications from prospective partners for a resort development at the Bullfrog Marina entrance to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Garfield County, Utah. Through this Request For Qualifications (RFQ), SITLA seeks a partner to develop… Read more »

March 16 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The agenda and other materials will be posted as they become available.
April 20 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The agenda and other materials will be posted as they become available.
May 18 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The agenda and other materials will be posted as they become available.
June 8-9 | Utah PTA Leadership Convention
Utah PTA hosts its annual Leadership Convention, tentatively scheduled June 8-9. A full agenda is forthcoming.
June 15 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The agenda and other materials will be posted as they become available.