Bureau of Land Management Proposes Online Spring Land Sale in Las Vegas Valley
Funds generated will be used throughout Nevada for projects such as fuels treatments and capital improvements
LAS VEGAS – The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comments on a proposal to sell 35 parcels totaling 400.815 acres of public lands in the Las Vegas Valley in compliance with the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA.) A Notice of Realty Action published today in the Federal Register, opening a comment period which will close on April 4, 2022.
In accordance with the SNPLMA, 85 percent of the funds generated by this sale will be used throughout Nevada for projects such as the development of parks, trails, and natural areas, capital improvements on Federal lands, acquisition of environmentally sensitive land, hazardous fuels reduction, and landscape restoration projects. Additionally, five percent of the revenue will go to the State of Nevada General Education Fund and ten percent will be directed to the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
The sale parcels are located throughout the Las Vegas Valley. Of the thirty-five parcels, twenty-six are located in the northwest part of the valley near Interstate 215, U.S. 95, and State Route 157; two are located in the southwest near Blue Diamond Road; one is located in the southeast near South Las Vegas Boulevard and West Roban Avenue; and six are located in the southeast near Burkholder Boulevard and South Racetrack Road.
The BLM proposes to offer the 35 parcels of public land totaling 400.815 acres in the Las Vegas Valley by modified competitive sale at no less than each parcel’s Fair Market Value pursuant to the SNPLMA. The sale will be processed in conformance with applicable provisions of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 and BLM regulations. An online sale is the selected modified competitive bidding procedure that will allow for maximum participation. The sale will take place on May 3, 2022, at 8 a.m., Pacific Time, on EnergyNet’s website at: https://www.EnergyNet.com/govt_listing.pl. Parcels may be viewed online on the EnergyNet website approximately 10 business days after the posting of the Notice of Realty Action in the Federal Register. The fair market value for the parcels will be published on EnergyNet’s website no later than 30 days prior to the sale.
To participate, prospective buyers must create an EnergyNet account, complete the EnergyNet Bidding Terms Agreement, request a bidding allowance, register for the BLM Nevada SNPLMA Spring 2022 Land Sale, and obtain a bidder number. EnergyNet may require approximately five business days to determine bidder’s financial qualifications. Additional information on how to register at EnergyNet may be found at https://www.energynet.com/page/Government_Listings_Participation. Potential bidders may register for the online sale as soon as the auction website is active.
Written comments about this sale should be mailed to the BLM Las Vegas Field Office, Assistant Field Manager, Division of Lands, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130 or faxed to (702) 515-5010.
Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be publicly available at any time. While you can ask that your personal identifying information be withheld from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Anonymity is not allowed for submissions from organizations or businesses and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses.
For more information about modified competitive sales, please contact Stephen (Brad) Gallimore, BLM Realty Specialist, at (702) 515-5069 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.