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BLM Nevada News
ELY FIELD OFFICE NO. 2007-050
FOR RELEASE: Monday, Aug. 27, 2007
CONTACT: Chris Hanefeld, (775) 289-1842; chris_hanefeld@nv.blm.gov
 
BLM Begins Public Comment Period for Proposed Alamo Land Sale
 
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Ely Field Office on Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, published in the Federal Register a notice of competitive sale initiating a 45-day public comment period on the proposed sale of approximately 159 acres of BLM-administered public lands near Alamo, Nev., for residential development.
 
Comments on the sale will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007. Interested individuals should address all written comments to Field Manager, BLM Las Vegas Field Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130.
 
Comments, including names, street addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of respondents will be available for public review at the BLM Las Vegas Field Office during regular business hours. 
 
The oral competitive auction will be scheduled for a future date. A second news release will be published announcing the sale date and location. Bidding will begin at the appraised fair market value or at the highest qualified sealed bid.
 
This sale complies with the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (FLTFA). A portion of the proceeds will be paid to the state and the remainder will be deposited in the Federal Land Disposal Account for acquisition of in-holdings or other such lands in Nevada.
 
For more information on Case # N-80738, contact Manuela Johnson, BLM Las Vegas Field Office realty specialist, at (702) 515-5224.
 
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Last updated: 08-29-2007