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March 1, 2022
Oil and gas lease auction held January 18, 2022:
A total of 17,437.97 acres of state-owned oil and gas rights were offered for lease. There were 6 successful bidders out of 6 registered. A total of 6,900.83 acres bid on are proposed to be leased within 9 counties. Of the total acres bid on, 2,957.42 acres are classified as development and 3,943.41 acres as nondevelopment. Net revenue generated at the auction was $173,507.10.
Contact: Kimberly Venne, email@example.com
Decision-maker: DNR Director
Sale of minerals and allied rights (MPA 1105):
Conveyance of the minerals and allied rights for parcels in Miller and Wilcox's Subdivision of Out Lots 180, 182 and 184 of Subdivision of the Lambert Beaubien Farm, City of Detroit, Wayne County, has been requested by Brush Wilkins 2016 L.L.C., of Detroit, Michigan.
Contact: Ken Babcock, firstname.lastname@example.org
Decision-maker: Chief Administrative Officer
Real Estate Services
Information Contact: Scott Goeman, 517-284-5972; Decision-Maker: DNR Director
Sale of restrictive covenant on DNR-managed land
Land Transaction Case No. 20210180: 9.16 acres
Forest Resources - Traverse City Management Unit
Kalkaska County, Kalkaska Township
T27N, R08W, Section 36:
A restrictive covenant, as fully described in the case file, to be placed on a 9.16-acre parcel in the S 1/2 of the SW 1/4. The restrictive covenant will prohibit groundwater use, future building construction, excavation, and intrusive activity at the site location.
Sale of surplus DNR-managed land
Land Transaction Case No. 20210236: 0.05-acre (1 subdivision lot)
Parks and Recreation - Metro District
Wayne County, Huron Township
T04S, R09E, Section 1:
Penn Belt Highlands Subdivision, Lot 18, and the N 1/2 of the adjacent vacant alley.
Sale of easement
Land Transaction Case No. 20210276: 20' x 797.73' sanitary sewer; 20' x 76.91' water main
Parks and Recreation - Plainwell District
Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park
Kent County, Plainfield Township
T08N, R11W, Section 31:
A variable width residential sanitary sewer and water main easement in the W 1/2 of Section 31, as more accurately described in the case file. The sale of the easement will not impact the recreational uses along the existing trail.
Surface use lease for a recreational airstrip on state land: A Surface Use Lease which provides for the operation, maintenance, and management of an existing recreational airstrip, on 17.5 acres, more or less, of state-owned lands within Section 35, T51N, R37W, Bohemia Township, Ontonagon County, has been requested by the Recreational Aviation Foundation, of Bozeman, Montana. Contact: Matt Fry, 517-284-5862, email@example.com. Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.
Surface use lease for a pipeline related equipment site location: Surface Use Lease which provides for the operation, maintenance, and management of a pipeline pig receiver site, on 0.17 acres, more or less, of State-owned lands located within the NE ¼ of the NE ¼, Section 07, T20N, R05W, Summerfield Township, Clare County, has been requested by Consumers Energy Company, of Jackson, Michigan. Contact: Matt Fry, 517-284-5862, firstname.lastname@example.org. Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.
Surface use lease for an oil and gas surface facility location: A Surface Use Lease which provides for the operation, maintenance, and management of an enhanced oil recovery facility site, on 6.08 acres, more or less, of State-owned lands within the SW 1/4, Section 10, T29N, R02W, Chester Township, Otsego County, has been requested by Riverside Energy Michigan, LLC, of Traverse City, Michigan. Contact: Matt Fry, 517-284-5862, email@example.com. Decision-maker: Forest Resources Division Chief.