The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Fillmore Field Office is initiating a 45-day public comment period for the Sevier Playa Potash Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) ending on January 14, 2019. This project helps to meet Administration priorities by increasing the availability of critical minerals, in this case sulfate of potash, which is used… Read more »
Twenty Logan High School students joined state foresters and other volunteers to help plant 3,000 ponderosa pine seedlings on school trust lands at Beaver Mountain, an event organized by the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (FFSL) and SITLA. SITLA Forester Adam Robison introduced students to a recently-harvested project area and discussed how… Read more »
SITLA sold 17 trust land parcels at its biannual public auction last week generating $4,013,060 for the endowments for public schools, state hospitals, teaching colleges, and reservoirs. The 17 parcels sold at public auction totaled just under 3,000 surface acres in nine counties throughout the state. By law, SITLA retains the mineral estate. The 240-acre… Read more »
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) will sell 18 trust land parcels at its biannual public auction at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 24 in the Deer Valley Room at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel located at 150 West 500 South. This is the largest sale of trust lands in recent history with… Read more »
Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced that the Permanent State School Fund will make the largest-ever distribution to Utah schools next year. Schools are slated to receive a record $82.66 million from the Permanent State School Fund in July 2019 – a 12 percent increase from this year’s distribution of $74 million and a… Read more »
The Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has petitioned the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) for the opportunity to purchase SITLA property at Tabby Mountain, west of Tabiona in Wasatch and Duchesne Counties.
This premier mountain property in northeastern Utah has great recreation opportunities and supports abundant wildlife, timber, and domestic livestock grazing resources. It is located adjacent to US Forest Service property and a Utah Wildlife Management Area. The minimum acceptable price has been set at $41,000,000.Proceeds from the sale benefit public schools, Utah State University, Miners Hospital and the College of Mines & Earth Sciences at the University of Utah, teaching colleges, and state reservoirs. Any party wishing to submit a competing offer for this property must submit a letter of interest to the address below on or before Thursday, January 31, 2019. More information on the negotiated sale process and how competing offers may be presented will be sent to those who timely submit letters of interest.
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