Statewide Fire Restrictions on Trust Lands, Public Lands

With record low fuel moisture, widespread drought conditions and extreme fire danger, the State of Utah, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands (FFSL) is enacting statewide stage 1 fire restrictions for all State Lands and all private lands outside of city/town borders. Please read the order and full news release… Read more »

Trust Lands Are Site for New Hospital in Washington County

SITLA finalized a development project with Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network. Steward will build a new state-of-the-art hospital on trust lands in Washington County. The new hospital will be located within the City of Washington at the milepost 13 interchange off Interstate 15. Washington connects with St. George and… Read more »

Land Trusts Protection & Advocacy FY 2020 Reports

The Utah Land Trusts Protection and Advocacy Office released its FY 2020 Annual Report and FY 2020 Beneficiary Reports. These reports outline the Utah School and Institutional Trust System revenue, investments, and distributions for July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.    The Utah Legislature created the Land Trusts Protection and Advocacy Office in 2018…. Read more »

Agencies Debut New Utah Trust System Video

Utah State Treasurer David Damschen narrates a new video explaining the Utah School and Institutional Trust System. The video outlines the four agencies tasked with managing Utah’s trust system. Treasurer Damshen explains the history of the Trust, which began in 1894. He also explains each agency and their separate fiduciary responsibilities. Trust Land Management: School… Read more »

$2 Billion in Revenue, FY2020 Annual Report

Fiscal year 2020 helped SITLA reach $2 billion in total revenue since the agency’s inception in 1994. SITLA manages Utah’s 3.4 million acres of trust lands on behalf of 12 beneficiaries. The agency generates revenue from energy, minerals, real estate, and surface development. Please see the SITLA FY2020 Annual Report, which includes updates from each… Read more »

May-July 15 | Request for Proposal – Toquerville
SITLA is accepting development proposals for approximately 76.52 acres of trust lands known as the Toquerville - Anderson Junction Block. Proposals for transaction may include a development lease or direct sale. Please find all details in the Toquerville-Anderson Junction Block Land Offering.
Request For Proposal Hurricane City .92 Acres
The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) has received an offer to purchase approximately .92 acres of property in Hurricane City located within Washington County, Utah. Lands are within Township 42 South Range 13 West, Section 2 of the SLB&M.  SITLA is now soliciting competing proposals for the purchase of this land.  Any qualified party interested in submitting a competing proposal may do so until 4:30 PM on June 29, 2021. Proposals are to be mailed to SITLA Attn.: Aaron Langston, 1593 East Grapevine Crossing, Washington, UT 84780, (435-522-7411), or e-mail to aaronlangston@utah.gov. Reference: “Hurricane City .92 Acres”
June 17 | Board of Trustees
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. Please see the full agenda.
August 19 | Board of Trustees
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The full agenda will be posted when it becomes available.
October 21 | Board of Trustees
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The full agenda will be posted when it becomes available.
November 18 | Board of Trustees
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The full agenda will be posted when it becomes available.