Ceremony at Fort Duchesne Commemorates Land Transfer Benefiting Ute Tribe, Public Schools

The Ute Indian Tribe held a celebration at Fort Duchesne Thursday, October 9 marking passage of the Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act (H.R. 356/S.27), which passed both U.S. congressional houses and was signed by President Obama  in July of this year. This federal legislation protects environmentally sensitive Ute tribal lands while generating oil and gas revenues… Read more »

Lt. Governor Rides Safely and Responsibly, Urges All Utahns To Do the Same

Lt. Governor Spencer J. Cox has agreed to become a spokesman for safe and responsible off-highway vehicle riding in Utah. The Lt. Governor joined state and federal land managers for an off-highway vehicle (OHV) ride near Strawberry Reservoir in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and received an update on the importance of safety and staying on… Read more »

Land Exchange and Near Record Earnings Highlight Fiscal Year-End Report

A historic land exchange protecting Corona Arch and other scenic lands, along with $139 million in revenue, highlighted a near-record fiscal year for the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA). “Our stewardship efforts rarely make headlines, but SITLA has helped protect lands equal in number to the acreage of Arches, Canyonlands, and Zion… Read more »

Utah K-12 Schools Receive Record $39.2M From Trust Fund, At No Cost to Taxpayers

Elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the state received $39.2 million in School LAND Trust funds for the 2014-2015 school year, at no cost to taxpayers. The School LAND Trust Office of the Utah Board of Education distributed the record $39.2 million in annual interest and dividends from the $1.9 billion Permanent School Fund. ”School… Read more »

State Treasurer Names New Board to Manage Permanent Fund

Utah State Treasurer Richard K. Ellis announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund Board of Trustees, which will oversee the investment of the Permanent School Fund. The Fund has a balance of nearly $2 billion to which the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) has contributed $1.4 billion. Annual interest income from this… Read more »

Request for Bids – Shelter Cove Subdivision
Bid #1410-001 – Lots 8 and 9 Drainage project: Shelter Cove Subdivision. Please view the full request for bids at BidSync. You must create a login, which is free. Bid ends at 2 p.m. November 5, 2014.
Request for Bids: Drainage Project in Big Water Utah
The Trust Lands Administration is requesting bids through BidSync. To see the full request for bids please sign up (free) and sign in to BidSync.  See Construction Plans and Bid documents.
Request for Qualifications – Eagle Mountain Project
The Trust Lands Administration requests statements of interest and qualifications from real estate developers to implement the Project located in Utah County. RFQ closes at 3:00 pm MST on Wednesday, January 7, 2015.
Board of Trustees Meeting | November 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.