SITLA Completes Aspen Project on Tabby Mountain Block

In late 2019, SITLA launched and completed a 150-acre aspen regeneration project on the agency’s Tabby Mountain Block. This short video, presented to the Utah Legislature last week, documents this successful project. SITLA Forester Adam Robison coordinated and led the project, secured grant funding, researched and selected a project site, and worked alongside a timber… Read more »

SITLA Deposits $76M Into Trust Land Beneficiary Endowments

SITLA deposits $76 million into 12 permanent endowments for education, hospitals, universities The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration, SITLA, reported net contributions of $76,027,304 to the permanent endowments for K-12 education and 11 other trust land beneficiaries, including state hospitals, colleges, and universities. SITLA earned $89.9 million in revenue from energy, mining, real… Read more »

SITLA Trust Land Auction Earns $344K for Schools, UofU College of Mines

SITLA held its biannual public auction this week generating $343,900 for two beneficiary endowments, public schools and the University of Utah College of Mines and Earth Sciences. The seven parcels sold totaled a combined 315 acres and are located in Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, and Sevier counties. By law, SITLA retains the mineral estate. All proceeds… Read more »

Treasurer Damschen Announces Record Distributions

Utah State Treasurer David Damschen 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 $88.83 million from the Permanent State School Fund in July 2020 – a 7.5% increase from this year’s distribution of $82.66 million and a 20% increase… Read more »

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 »

January-May 29 | Request for Qualifications: North Price
SITLA is soliciting statements of interest and qualifications for its Price North High Density Development Project on a nine-acre parcel located at the northern edge of Price City in Carbon County. SITLA intends that the selected developer will design and implement the development plan in a phased approach resulting in a quality, balanced, high-density residential community, which may support the housing needs of the USU-Price campus as well as the surrounding community.
February 25 | Maps On The Hill
SITLA's GIS Team participates in the Maps on the Hill event, supported by the Utah Geographic Information Council and Automated Geographic Reference Center. The public is welcome to attend this event in the Capitol Rotunda from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn more about Maps on the Hill.
March 12 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
April 9 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
May 13-14 | Board of Trustees Tour and Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to tour trust lands sites, and review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
May 18 | Governor’s Energy Summit
SITLA is pleased to support the 2020 Governor's Energy Summit - Powering a Brighter Energy Future. Oil and gas leases on trust lands contributed $35 million to beneficiary permanent endowments last fiscal year. Growth of renewable energy projects on trust lands also continues, and includes solar, wind, geothermal and energy storage.
June 11 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
July 9 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
August 13 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees meets to review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.
September 9-10 | Board of Trustees Meeting
The SITLA Board of Trustees will tour trust land sites and meet to review and discuss development, stewardship, and other trust land issues. The meeting agenda will be posted as soon as it becomes available.