Vernal Resident Earns $500 Trust Lands Reward

Vernal resident Scott Abel received a $500 thank you from the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) for reporting illegal dumping on school trust lands in Uintah County. Abel was presented with a $500 check after witnessing and reporting the crime to the Uintah County Sheriff’s Office, which led to a citation, fine, and… Read more »

SITLA Employee Earns Governor’s Award for Excellence

SITLA Deputy Assistant Director Lou Brown received the Governor’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding Public Service. Mr. Brown has served SITLA and its predecessor agency, the Division of State Lands, since September 1980. As a distinguished leader in this agency, his contributions and accomplishments are numerous, but highlights include work with Utah prairie dog mitigation,… Read more »

DNR, SITLA Open New Richfield Complex

SITLA joined the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR) dedicating the new DNR Richfield Regional Complex located at 2031 South Industrial Park Road in Richfield. The regional complex houses employees from three DNR divisions, including Forestry, Fire and State Lands, Water Rights and Wildlife Resources. Additionally, SITLA and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food… Read more »

May 24 Auction to Benefit Public Schools, State Reservoirs

SITLA will sell four trust land parcels, totaling 1,160 acres at its biannual public auction 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 24 at SITLA Offices located at 675 East 500 South in Salt Lake City. Proceeds from the sale of the Needles Outpost, Cedar City, and Rip Gut Creek properties will be deposited into the $2.2 billion… Read more »

#SITLAfunds17 Instagram Challenge Underway

The #SITLAfunds17 Instagram Challenge is underway and continues through April 28. SITLA and the School Children’s Trust Office at the Utah State Board of Education ask students, teachers, school community councils, and principals to show and tell us how their school used its School LAND Trust Funds. We’ll award $1000 School LAND Trust Fund bonuses… Read more »

May 24 | Land Sale Auction
SITLA holds its biannual land sale auction at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 in Salt Lake City. Please review available parcels on the SITLA land sale auction website.  For questions regarding auction guidelines and procedures, or to be added to our sales mailing list, please contact: Diane Lund, Sales Assistant dlund@utah.gov 801-538-5163 or 877-526-3725
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.
July 15-16 | ASTL Summer Conference
Advocates for School Trust Lands (ASTL) holds their summer conference July 15 and 16 at the Granite School District Center.. Visit the ASTL website for the full agenda and additional information. ASTL helps states honor their historic commitment to optimize revenues from school trust lands and manage their permanent funds as an ever-growing, sustainable source of education funding.
July 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.