New Location, Numbers for SITLA Richfield Office

The SITLA Richfield Office is moving to a new building April 3, 2017.   Please note the new address, phone number, and fax line: 2031 South Industrial Park Road Richfield, Utah 84701 Phone: 435-896-2559 Fax: 435-896-0349

Land Commissioners Applaud BLM Planning 2.0 Repeal

The Western States Land Commissioners Association (WSLCA) applauds Congress for repealing the Bureau of Land Management Planning 2.0.   Read the full report. For more than 60 years, WSLCA 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…. Read more »

WSLCA Letter to House Speaker Ryan Supports Repealing BLM Planning 2.0

On behalf of the members of the Western States Land Commissioners Association (WSLCA), President Brent Goodrum expressed support for the use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Final Rule on Resource Management Planning, commonly referred to as Planning 2.0. Read the complete letter to U.S. House Speaker… Read more »

SITLA Board Meets to Discuss Trust Lands Within New Monument

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) Board of Trustees met Friday, January 6 to discuss strategy, concerns, and next steps following the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument. Prior to moving into a 2.5-hour closed session, Trustees heard from Merri Black Shumway, a San Juan County School District board member and… Read more »

109K Acres of School Trust Land Captured in Bears Ears National Monument

The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) estimates the newly-declared Bears Ears National Monument captures approximately 109,000 acres of state school trust lands, which are managed by SITLA on behalf of Utah’s K-12 education system. SITLA is currently reviewing the monument proclamation and map, and will work with its Board of Trustees, the… Read more »

April 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.
May 3-4 | Utah Governor’s Energy Development Summit
SITLA is pleased to support and attend The Governor's Utah Energy Development Summit 2017. Under the leadership of Governor Gary R. Herbert, the Summit will knit together the diverse perspectives of nearly one hundred speakers to chart new paths for the sector’s responsible growth at home and abroad.  The two-day conference and trade show is once again expected to draw more than 1,200 attendees, making it the largest event of its kind in the Intermountain West.  Learn more.
May 18 | 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.
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.