SITLA Joins State Lawsuit Against Federal Sage-Grouse Restrictions

On behalf of its beneficiaries, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) joined the state of Utah in a lawsuit against the U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture, challenging recent federal land use plans that greatly restrict use of millions of acres of land for the purpose of protecting the greater sage-grouse. “Federal… Read more »

Education Board Passes Resolution on Trust Lands, National Monuments

The 15-member Utah State Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution at its Friday meeting, establishing an official position on federal and school trust land policy, and clarifying the need to adequately compensate Utah’s public schools in the event of a national monument designation. Senator Todd Weiler (R) spoke to the resolution adding that he… Read more »

SITLA Board Meeting November 19

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, November 19 in the SITLA Board Room located at 675 East 500 South in Salt Lake City. Trustees will review and consider several trust lands transactions in Utah, Washington, and Beaver counties. They will also hear reports… Read more »

Mineral Serial Register Pages

Scans of historical mineral serial register pages are now available. Not all serial register pages are yet available. Please visit the Land & Lease Records page.

Hiring Trust Lands Specialist for Richfield Office

The SITLA Surface Management Group is recruiting for a Trust Lands Resource Specialist in its Richfield Office.  Trust Lands Resource Specialists administer and manage all aspects of the grazing program for the southern half of the state, which encompasses 12 counties. This employee also has responsibilities over the Agricultural Leasing, Small Forest Product, and Noxious Weed… Read more »

Request for Qualifications: Development of 992 acres in St. George | DUE February 25
SITLA requests statements of interest and qualifications from developers to implement this development project in Washington County. Responses are due by 3:00 p.m.February 25, 2016. For complete Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document click here: South Block RFQ
PTA Day On The Hill | February 26
SITLA is pleased to support the Utah PTA and its PTA Day On The Hill.
WSLCA | March 1-3
SITLA is a proud member of the Western States Land Commissioners Association (WSLCA). The WSLCA Spring Conference is scheduled February 29-March 3 in Washington D.C. For more than 60 years, the Western States Land Commissioners Association has brought together key land managers responsible for overseeing the administration of over 440 million acres of public and school trust land assets in 23 western states. Combined, these states represent the largest land owner group in the nation, second only to the federal government. We are proud of the fact that the vast resources entrusted to our care continue to provide billions of dollars each year in support of our beneficiary needs, primarily K-12 public education, and as a demonstration of the legacy envisioned by our nation’s founding fathers.
Board of Trustees Meeting | February 29 – March 3
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will attend the Western States Land Commissioners Association Conference in Washington D.C.
Maps on the Hill | March 1
Visit with SITLA's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team at Maps on the Hill, an event supported by the Utah Geographic Information Council (UGIC) and AGRC. Now in its fifth year, Maps on the Hill is a good opportunity for students and professionals to share maps, mapping tools, and mapping projects with elected officials, fellow practitioners, and the public. Learn more.