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United States Department of the Interior
 
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Montana State Office
5001 Southgate Drive
Billings, Montana 59101-4669
http://www.blm.gov/mt

March 3, 2009

 
 
1520 (MT9340.BT) P
 
EMAIL TRANSMISSION – 3/3/09
Instruction Memorandum No. MT-2009-
Expires: 9/30/2010
 
To:             State Office Management Team
 
From:         State Director
 
Subject:     Designation of Custodial Property Officers
 
Program Area: Custodial Officer Appointment
 
Purpose: Several changes in staff positions make it necessary to update the Custodial Officer designations for the Montana State Office.
 
Policy/Action: A Custodial Officer is defined as the “…local operating official responsible for ensuring individuals within their area of responsibility acquire, maintain and properly use property needed to perform their duties and identify unneeded property for disposal.” Custodial Officers are normally supervisors, are appointed by the Accountable Officer, and are identified in the Financial Business Management System (FBMS) as “Custodial Officers.” (See BLM Handbook G-1520-1, General Operations Procedures, V. Accountability, Part I.)
 
Listed below are the current updates, all other custodial officers will remain the same.
 
MT-910
Diane Friez
 
 
MT-921
Phillip Perlewitz
 
 
MT-932
Park L. Richard
 
 
MT-933
Chuck Sandau
 
 
MT-934
Mary Clark
 
 
 
Timeframe: These appointments are effective the date of this memorandum.
 
Budget Impact: No budget impact is anticipated.
 
Background: There have recently been several staff changes that necessitated an update of the appointments.
 
Manual/Handbook Sections Affected: No updates or corrections of the BLM 1520 Manual are required.

Coordination: All coordination was done internally.
 
Contact: If you have any questions regarding this IM, please contact Jack Conner, Supervisory Property Management Specialist, at (406) 896-5201, or Betty Thompson, Property Management Specialist, at (406) 896-5203.
 
 
Signed by:                                                                   Authenticated by:
Gene R. Terland                                                          Aleta Zahorodny
State Director                                                              Staff Assistant (MT9300)
 
 
 
cc:      Diane Friez (MT9300)
           Park Richard (MT9320)
           Chuck Sandau (MT9330)
           Mary Clark (MT9340)
           Phillip Perlewitz (MT9210)