August 2, 2016

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

For all Fish Orders, contact Christian LeSage, 517-284-5822.

For Information Only:
FO-243
State Licensed Commercial Fishing. Decision-maker: Director’s Authority

FOREST RESOURCES

SURFACE USE LEASE AMENDMENT TO EXPAND CATHODIC PROTECTION FACILITIES:  A surface use lease amendment to provide for the expansion and maintenance of two cathodic protection ground beds, on a total of 0.04 acres, more or less, of state-owned lands located within the SW ¼ of the SE ¼, Section 12, T28N, R06E, Cold Springs Township; and the NW ¼ of the SW ¼, Section 7, T28N, R05W, Blue Lake Township; Kalkaska County, has been requested by ANR Storage Company, of Houston, Texas.
Contact: Matt Fry, 517-284-5862, frym1@michigan.gov.  Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.

 

REAL ESTATE SERVICES SECTION

CONVEYANCE OF PUBLIC LAND:

Land Transaction Case #20130195:  Gogebic County, Wakefield Township
T49N, R45W, the N 1/2 of the NW 1/4; AND, the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4, Section 25, containing 120 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker: DNR Director

SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20130222:  Chippewa County, Drummond Island Township
T41N, R05E, Government Lot 4, Section 7, containing 2.85 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker: DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20150199:  Chippewa County, Superior Township
T46N, R02W, all that land north of the river in the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Section 02, containing
8 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker: DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20160037:  Arenac County, Clayton Township
T20N, R04E, the W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4, excluding flowage rights on that part
fronting the Rifle River, Section 31, containing 17.75 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker: DNR Director

Sale of Public Land:  Sale of 0.33-acre of DNR-managed land located in part of Section 01,
T34N, R03W, Mentor Township, Cheboygan County, has been requested by PNC Bank, West Chester, Ohio. 
The purpose of this conveyance is to resolve a structural encroachment per the DNR’s Encroachment Resolution
Initiative and DNR policy 26.26.19, Supplement 1.
Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision Maker: DNR Director

WILDLIFE LAND ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20160011:  Livingston County, Unadilla Township
T01N, R03E, the south 24 acres of the W 1/2 of the NW fractional 1/4, Section 31, containing  24 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20160026:  Muskegon County, Muskegon Charter Township
T10N, R16W, as more particularly described in the purchase option, Section 15, containing
41.14 acres.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20160096:  Oakland County, Groveland Township
T05N, R08E, as more completely described in the case file, Section 07, gift of 0.05 acre.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20160103:  Gogebic County, Wakefield and Bessemer Townships
Wakefield Township, T47N, R45W, Sections 18, 22, & 24; and
Bessemer Township, T47N, R46W, Sections 12 & 18, containing a total of 29.65 acres (2.00 linear miles).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

 

OFFICE OF MINERALS MANAGEMENT

Minerals Management

SALE OF MINERALS AND ALLIED RIGHTS (MPA 1028):
Conveyance of state-owned minerals and allied rights to part of the SW1/4 SW1/4, Section 35, T08N,
R16E, Grant Township, St Clair County, has been requested by Richard P. Talaski, of Jeddo, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy

PROPOSED MINERAL AUDIT PROGRAM FEES:
The Department of Natural Resources will present an assessment of its mineral audit program fees to the
Natural Resources Commission, for action, August 11, 2016.
Contact:  Mark Sweatman, 517-284-5850.
Decision-maker:  DNR Director

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

August 4, 2016
3:00pm
ESCANABA FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OPEN HOUSE
, Stephenson Field Office,
West 5420 River Road, Stephenson, Michigan
Eric Thompson, 906-786-2354, ThompsonE3@Michigan.Gov.

August 11
2:00 p.m.
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING
, MSU Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health,
4125 Beaumont Road, Lansing, 48910. The meeting begins with the Committee of the Whole at 2:00 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.

August 22, 2016
12:00pm EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR CHIPPEWA COUNTY
,
Chippewa County Courthouse, Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 319 Court St., Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Mike Hanley, 517-675-5445, hanleym@michigan.gov

August 23, 2016
10:00am EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR SCHOOLCRAFT COUNTY
, Schoolcraft County Courthouse,
Conference Room, 1st Floor, 300 Walnut, Manistique, Michigan
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

August 23, 2016
11:00am EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR KALKASKA COUNTY
, Kalkaska Government Center,
Room 114, 605 N. Birch St., Kalkaska, Michigan
Mike Hanley, 517-675-5445, hanleym@michigan.gov

August 23, 2016
2:00pm EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR OTSEGO COUNTY
,
Otsego County Building, Room 212, 225 West Main St.,
Gaylord, MI, Mike Hanley, 517-675-5445, hanleym@michigan.gov

August 24, 2016
10:00am CDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR MENOMINEE COUNTY
,
Spies Public Library, Room 1, 940 1st Street, Menominee, MI
Ernie Houghton, 906-789-8208, houghtone@michigan.gov

August 25, 2016
9:30am EDT
ESCANABA FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT COMPARTMENT REVIEW
, Escanaba - State Office Building,
2nd Floor Conference Room, 305 Ludington, Escanaba, Michigan
Eric Thompson, 906-786-2354, ThompsonE3@Michigan.Gov.

August 26, 2016
11:00am EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR OCEANA COUNTY
, Oceana County Courthouse,
Board Of Commissioners Room, 100 S. State St., Hart, MI
Mike Hanley, 517-675-5445, hanleym@michigan.gov

August 31, 2016
2:00pm
PIGEON RIVER COUNTRY STATE FOREST MANAGEMENT UNIT OPEN HOUSE

DNR Pigeon River Country Headquarters, 9966 Twin Lakes Road, Vanderbilt, MI  49795
Scott Whitcomb, 989-983-4101, whitcombs@michigan.gov

September 1, 2016
2:00pm EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR HOUGHTON COUNTY
,
Houghton County Courthouse, District Court Jury Room, 401 E. Houghton Ave., Houghton, MI
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov

September 1, 2016
9:00am EDT
COMMERCIAL FOREST PUBLIC HEARING FOR BARAGA COUNTY
,
Baraga County Admin Office Building, Equalization Dept., 2 South Main, L'Anse, MI
Gary Willis, 906-353-6651, willisg2@michigan.gov