May 31, 2016

REAL ESTATE SERVICES

SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20130308:  Lake County, Webber Township
T18N, R13W, two parcels in the SW1/4 of the NW1/4, as more particularly described in the case file, Section 2, containing 4.88 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20150034:  Charlevoix County, Melrose Township
T33N, R05W, as more completely described in the case file, Section 16, containing 5.0 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20150151:  Kalkaska County, Excelsior Township
T27N, R06W, a parcel of land situated in the fractional NE1/4, as more particularly described in the case file, Section 1, containing 8.26 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20150197:  Wexford County, Haring Township
T22N, R09W, the NE1/4 of the NW1/4, Section 17, containing 40 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20150200:  Midland County, Jasper Township
T13N, R02W, 11 parcels, ranging from 1.0 to 40 acres, Sections 2, 3, 10, 13, 14, and 25,
a total of 138 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

CONVEYANCE OF DNR-MANAGED LAND FOR PUBLIC USE

Land Transaction Case #20070382:  Montmorency County, Hillman Township
T31N, R03E, the NW1/4 of the NE1/4, Section 5, containing 7.42 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director


OFFICE OF MINERALS MANAGEMENT

OIL AND GAS LEASE AUCTION HELD MAY 4, 2016:
A total of 15,840.95 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease.  There were 10 successful bidders out of 14 registered.  A total of 11,236.90 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 13 counties.  Of the total acres bid on, 5,120.51 acres are classified as development and 6,116.39 acres as nondevelopment.  Net revenue generated at the auction was $797,468.12.
Contact:  Kimberly Venne, 517-284-5912
Decision-maker:  DNR Director

DIRECT METALLIC MINERALS LEASE:
Metallic minerals lease rights to 3,050.87 acres, more or less, of state-owned metallic minerals rights located in Houghton County, Sections 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, and 35, T47N, R37W;
Iron County, Sections 11, 12, and 13, T45N, R36W; Ontonagon County, Sections 3, 15, 16, and 21, T46N, R38W, and Sections 25, 27, 34, and 35, T47N, R38W, have been requested by Trans Superior Resources, Inc., of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy


PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

June 9
2:30 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING

Jay's Sporting Goods, Headwaters Conference Room, 1151 S. Otsego Avenue, Gaylord, MI 49735. The meeting begins with the Committee of the Whole at 2:30 p.m. and continues with Public Appearances immediately following Committee of the Whole. Public appearances may be scheduled by calling Cheryl Nelson, Assistant to the NRC, 517-284-6237,Nelsonc@michigan.gov. Following Public Appearances, the NRC will conduct its Regular Meeting. Written comments may be submitted to: Cheryl Nelson, Natural Resources Commission, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909.

June 16
3:00 pm
BARAGA FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OPEN HOUSE

Baraga Customer Service Center, 427 US-41 North, Baraga, Michigan
Brad Carlson, 906-353-6651, CarlsonB@Michigan.Gov

June, 21 2016
3:00 pm
INDIAN RIVER OPEN HOUSE

Indian River Field Office, 6984 Wilson Road, Indian River, MI  49749
Joyce Angel, 989-732-3541 Ext. 5440 / angelj1@michigan.gov

June 22, 2016
3:00 pm
GAYLORD OPEN HOUSE

Gaylord Field Office, 1732 West M-32, Gaylord, MI  49735
Joyce Angel, 989-732-3541 Ext. 5440 / angelj1@michigan.gov

July 14, 2016
9:00 am
BARAGA FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT COMPARTMENT REVIEW

Baraga Customer Service Center, 427 US-41 North, Baraga, Michigan
Brad Carlson, 906-353-6651, CarlsonB@Michigan.Gov