SITLA Auction Nets $4 Million for Public School, Other Endowments

 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 »

October 24 Trust Lands Auction to Benefit Public Schools, State Hospitals

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 »

Treasurer Damschen Announces Record-Breaking Trust Fund Distributions

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 »

BLM Small Shooting Closure at Lake Mountain

BLM NEWS RELEASE: Following coordination with local communities, county and State government, Tribes and other stakeholders, the Bureau of Land Management has established an Interim Final Supplementary Rule (Rule) to implement a 2,004-acre long-term target shooting closure in the Eastern Lake Mountains of Utah County, Utah.  The Rule continues to allow for activities, including lawful… Read more »

SITLA GIS Team Honored With Esri Award

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, presented the SITLA GIS Team with Esri’s Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award on July 11 at the annual Esri User Conference. Selected from over 300,000 eligible candidates, SITLA’s GIS Team received the award for its innovative application of mapping, data analytics, and thought leadership in the field of… Read more »

September – November 20 | Request for Qualifications – Sand Hollow
SITLA is accepting requests for qualifications and statements of interest for development of trust lands in Hurricane, Washington County. Please find complete information on the SITLA Real Estate Development page.
November – December 5 | Request for Proposals – Wasatch County
SITLA received an offer to purchase two parcels of its property located in northwestern Wasatch County, Utah and is now soliciting competing proposals to develop or purchase either or both of the following parcels. Please review all details on the Real Estate Planning and Development site.
November 17 | Give Your Land a Hand – Washington Co.
Give Your Land a Hand and the US Forest Service are joining forces to clean up the Dixie National Forest. Volunteers are needed!