May 1, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will hold a public hearing to receive comments on proposed amendments to administrative rules, Leasing State-Owned Nonmetallic Mineral Rights, promulgated under authority of sections 502 and 504 of 1994 PA 451. Information about the proposed rules will be provided and a public hearing will be held as follows:

Monday, May 21, 2018, 1:00 pm 
Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center
104 Conservation Drive
Roscommon, MI 48653

A copy of the proposed rules (ORR 2016-051 NR) is available on the Michigan Office of Regulatory Reinvention’s web site at 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. Written statements may 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 June 11, 2018, 5:00 p.m. Persons with disabilities requesting accommodations for effective participation meeting should call 517-284-5880, or email MaidlowK@michigan.gov, 7 days before the meeting date to request mobility, visual, hearing, or other assistance.

GAME AND FISH ORDERS

For all Wildlife Conservation Order Amendments, contact Sarah Cummins, 517-284-6164.

For Information:
Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 7 of 2018
; Furbearer Regulations 
Decision-makers:  NRC and DNR Director

Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 8 of 2018; Squirrel Season Dates 
Decision-makers:  NRC and DNR Director

Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 9 of 2018; Open/Closed Deer Management Units 
Decision-makers:  NRC and DNR Director

Wildlife Conservation Order Amendment No. 10 of 2018; Falconry Season Dates for Take of Certain Migratory Birds, Technical Amendment

 

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

For Action:
FO-200
Statewide Trout, Salmon, Whitefish, Lake Herring, and Smelt Regulations.  
Decision-maker:  NRC


MINERALS MANAGEMENT

DIRECT METALLIC MINERALS LEASE - NONDEVELOPMENT
Metallic mineral lease rights to 40 acres, more or less, of state-owned Department of Natural Resources metallic mineral rights, further described as NW1/4 NE1/4, Section 16, T47N, R36W, Houghton County, have been requested by Eagle Mine LLC, of Champion, Michigan.
Contact:  Karen Maidlow, 517-284-5880
Decision-maker:  Natural Resources Deputy


REAL ESTATE SERVICES 

STATE FOREST LAND EXCHANGES

Land Transaction Case #20130274:  
Private Land Offered in Exchange
:  324.39 acres
Crawford County, Beaver Creek Township, T25N, R04W, Sections 1 and 2.
Kalkaska County, Bear Lake Township, T26N, R05W, Section 15
State Land Desired in Exchange:  310 acres
Crawford County, Beaver Creek Township, T25N, R04W, Sections 7 and 8.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20150032:
Private Land Offered in Exchange
:  30 acres
Alger County, Limestone Township, T45N, R21W, Sections 25 and 36.
State Land Desired in Exchange:  40 acres
Alger County, Mathias Township, T44N, R21W, Section 3.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20170202:
Private Land Offered in Exchange
:  1.05 acres
Mackinac County, Bois Blanc Township, Huron Shores Subdivision:
Block 7, Lots 31 – 39; and Block 8, Lots 1-2.
Desired Land Offered in Exchange:  0.5 acre
Mackinac County, Bois Blanc Township, Huron Shores Subdivision:
Block 17, Lots 1-3.
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

FOREST RESOURCES EASEMENT ACQUISITION

Land Transaction Case #20170085:  Dickinson County, Sagola Township
T44N, R29W, a 66-foot wide by 148.9 linear foot easement for ingress and egress over a strip of land in the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4, Section 15 (0.23 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

SALE OF SURPLUS DNR-MANAGED LAND

Land Transaction Case #20080303:  Presque Isle County, North Allis Township
T35N, R02E, a parcel of land in the N 1/2  of the NE 1/4 of the SW 1/4, Section 23 (0.98 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

Land Transaction Case #20170257:  Gogebic County, Watersmeet Township
T45N, R39W, part of the NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4, Section 27 (0.02 acre).
Information Contact:  Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972.  Decision-Maker:  DNR Director

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS, OPEN HOUSES, EVENTS, ETC.

MAY 15, 2018
9:00 am
TRAVERSE CITY MANAGEMENT UNIT PRE-REVIEW MEETING

Traverse City CSC, 2122 S M-37 Traverse City MI, 49685
Dave Lemmien, 231-922-6040, LemmienD@Michigan.gov