New Rep. Love Bill Will Bring Funds to Utah Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Mia Love introduced the Funding Local Schools Act (H.R. 6180) today, a bill that would help to bring additional funding to Utah’s schools. The Bureau of Land Management’s Pony Express resource management plan (RMP) identifies select parcels of land within the plan’s area as available for disposal. Congresswoman Love’s Funding Local… Read more »

ACE Act a Win for Kids and Conservation

Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced legislation to improve land management and enhance education revenue in the western United States. S. 3316, the Advancing Conservation and Education (ACE) Act provides opportunities for states to swap state trust lands contained within parks, wilderness, and other conservation areas for other Federal lands with lower… Read more »

School Trust Lands at Auction to Benefit Public Schools

The School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) will sell 11 trust land parcels and one additional parcel on behalf of Utah State University at its biannual public auction 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 19 at the Little America Hotel  at 500 South Main Street in Salt Lake City. More than 3,500 acres will be offered… Read more »

K-12 Schools Receive Record $49.3M in Trust Funds

Utah K-12 schools enter the 2016-2017 school year with a record $49.3 million in annual earnings from the Permanent State School Fund. These discretionary funds supplement general fund appropriations at no cost to taxpayers. Utah State Treasurer David Damschen announced annual earnings from the Permanent Fund increased by 7.7 percent, a $3.5 million increase over… Read more »

Treasurer David Damschen Announces Record Earnings from Utah’s Permanent State School Fund

Utah State Treasurer David Damschen today announced the annual earnings from the Permanent State School Fund, which increased by 7.7 percent to a record $49.3 million – a $3.5 million increase over the previous year’s earnings. The Permanent State School Fund is the state’s largest land grant trust fund, with a balance of $2.08 billion…. Read more »

Board of Trustees Meeting | November 17
The School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees will meet and discuss several lands and operational issues. The exact public meeting time is not yet confirmed. Please visit the Utah Public Notice website for current information, including the full agenda.