Back to School with $82.66 Million in Trust Funds

As the new school year begins with a record $82.66 million in School LAND Trust Funds, the School Children’s Trust Section at the Utah State Board of Education urges parents to join their School Community Councils and determine how to best spend their school’s trust funds. Every K-12 school in Utah has its own School… Read more »

Changes to Oil and Gas Royalty Reporting

The agency has made changes to R850-5-300 to clarify the requirements for payors of oil and gas royalty, effective June 1, 2019.  Should you have comments or questions, please contact: LaVonne Garrison lavonnegarrison@utah.gov 801-538-5197

New Oil and Gas Rules

The agency has revised its oil and gas rules to update them from the last major revision in 2005.  The current rules have been repealed and replaced with these revised rules , effective June 1, 2019.  Should you have comments or questions, please contact: LaVonne Garrison lavonnegarrison@utah.gov 801-538-5197

Torgerson Receives Governor’s Award for Excellence

Congratulations to SITLA Resource Specialist Bryan Torgerson who received the 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence earlier this month. The 14-year manager of SITLA’s Southeastern Area Office in Moab, Bryan was cited for his outstanding public service to the State of Utah and commitment to trust land beneficiaries. Bryan was recognized for his leadership and diplomacy… Read more »

Wildland Seed Permits

SITLA is currently streamlining its wildland seed harvesting sales process to more quickly authorize permits of less than $5,000. When approved, this new rule allows harvesters to apply for permits over the counter and without competitive bidding, as required previously. The new process includes electronic notification of the sale to an agency-maintained email list of… Read more »

July 12 – September 6 | Accepting Qualifications for Development Moab-USU Campus
The SITLA Property Planning and Development Group is currently accepting statements of interest and qualifications for development and/or purchase of the Moab-Utah State University Campus Housing project. For information, please visit the Moab USU Campus Housing project page.
August-September 10 | Request for Proposals – Big Water Parcel
The SITLA Property Planning and Development Group is currently accepting competing proposals for the purchase of 150 acres in Kane County, Utah located near the town of Big Water. Please find all related information on the Request for Proposals-Big Water 150 Acre Parcel.
September 10-11 | SITLA Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss trust lands issues, operations, and business projects. This board meeting also includes a tour of trust land projects. The full agenda and supporting documents will be posted when available.
October 7-8 | STEM Fest 2019
This two-day event brings 15,000 students from around the state to participate in hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities. Learn more: STEM Fest 2019.  
October 9 | SITLA Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss trust lands issues, operations, and business projects. The full agenda and supporting documents will be posted when available.
November 6 | SITLA Land Sale Auction
The next land sale auction will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Please visit the land sale page for additional information regarding the specific parcels to be offered, and the time and location of the sale.
November 13 | SITLA Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss trust lands issues, operations, and business projects. The full agenda and supporting documents will be posted when available.