December 5, 2017
Business Calendar

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

Orders for Information – NRC
Common Merganser Control Permit and Regulations (Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 1 of 2018)
Contact:  Barb Avers, 517-284-4721

Orders for Action – NRC
Order to Re-designate Bay City State Recreation Area to Bay City State Park; Tobico Marsh Boundaries (Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 7 of 2017)
Contact:  George Lauinger, 989-684-3020


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will hold public hearings to receive comments on proposed amendments to administrative rules, Pure Michigan Trail, Water Trail, and Trail Town Designation, promulgated under authority of section 72112 of 2014 PA 210, MCL 324.72112.  Information about the proposed rules will be provided and a public hearing will be held at the following date, time, and location:
 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 5:30 pm
Demmer Shooting Sports and Education Center
4830 East Jolly Road
Lansing, Michigan 48910

A copy of the proposed rules (ORR 2014-155 NR) is available on the Michigan Office of Regulatory Reinvention’s web site at http://www.michigan.gov/orr and by contacting Regulatory Affairs Officer, Legislative and Legal Affairs Office, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI  48909, Telephone: 517-284-6029, FAX: 517-335-4242, or LaphamK1@michigan.gov.

Notice of public hearing is given in accordance with Section 41 and 42 of Michigan’s Administrative Procedures Act, 1969 PA 306, [MCL 24.241 and 24.242].  These rules will become effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

All interested persons are invited to attend and present their views.  Statements should be submitted in writing for the hearing record.  For those unable to attend, written statements may also be submitted to: Regulatory Affairs Officer, Legislative and Legal Affairs Office, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909, or LaphamK1@michigan.gov.  All statements must be received by 5:00 p.m., on January 10, 2018.  Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations for effective participation in the meeting should call 517-284-6118, or email to MunsonD@michigan.gov, 7 days before the meeting date to request mobility, visual, hearing, or other assistance.

 

REAL ESTATE SERVICES


SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20170096:  Lapeer County, Imlay City
T07N, R12E, the East 200 ft. of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 excluding the North 80 ft. thereof, Section 20 (2.66 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

ADMINISTRATIVE CONVEYANCE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20150063:  Arenac County, City of Au Gres
T19N, R06E, Supervisor’s Plat of the City of Au Gres. Block 08, Lot 1, Section 13 (1.00 acre)
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

PARKS AND RECREATION LAND EXCHANGE

Land Transaction Case #20120191: 
Private Land Offered in Exchange
:  14.50 acres
Oakland County, Oakland Charter Township, T04N, R11E, Section 18;
A parcel of land situated in the SW 1/4 of Section 18.
State Land Offered in Exchange:  75.64 acres
Oakland County, Orion Charter Township, T04N, R10E, Section 21;
That part of the NE 1/4 lying westerly of the GTRR Right-of-Way and southerly of the centerline of Scripps Road, and easterly of the East line of Joslyn Road.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

RELEASE OF REVERTER

Land Transaction Case #20170227:  Houghton County, City of Houghton
T55N, R33W, 4 platted lots, plus portions of 4 other platted lots, Section 31 (1.66 acres).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

 

MINERALS MANAGEMENT


OIL AND GAS LEASE AUCTION HELD OCTOBER 25, 2017:
A total of 30,295.60 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease.  There were 8 successful bidders out of 9 registered.  A total of 15,818.01 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 7 counties.  Of the total acres bid on, 9,724.22 acres are classified as development and 6,093.79 acres as nondevelopment.  Net revenue generated at the auction was $315,284.00.
Contact:  Kimberly Venne, 517-284-5912
Decision-maker:  DNR Director

SALE OF MINERALS AND ALLIED RIGHTS (MPA 1068):
Conveyance of the minerals and allied rights to SE1/4 NE1/4, Section 19, T20N, R05E, Mason Township, Arenac County, has been requested by Janish Properties LLC, of Ludington, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy

SALE OF MINERALS (MPA 1069):
Conveyance of the minerals to NW1/4 NE1/4, NE1/4 NW1/4, and NW1/4 NW1/4 excepting that land lying easterly of a line drawn 100 feet westerly of, parallel with, and adjacent to the westerly bank of the Pine River and excepting 1 square acre in the northwest corner for school purposes, all in Section 30, T44N, R03W, Rudyard Township, Chippewa County, has been requested by Mary Mudar, of Whitmore Lake, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC

 

December 14, 2017
NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION

Lansing Center, Rooms 101 - 103
333 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933
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 callin 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

December 15, 2017
10:00am
TIMBER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
, Timber Advisory Council, MDOT Customer Service Center, 1088 M-32 East, Gaylord, MI 49735, Kim Korbecki, 517-284-5876, korbeckik@michigan.gov