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June 5, 2012 

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More information:  Julie Curtis – 503-986-5298; julie.curtis@state.or.us

Land transactions, legislative and budget requests on Land Board agenda

Salem – At their June 12 public meeting, the State Land Board will be asked to approve land exchanges with the ​Tumalo Irrigation District and PremierWest Bank, and to sell or exchange up to six scattered parcels in Crook, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln and Union counties. 

The board also will be asked to give approval to submit the Department of Forestry’s proposed 2013-15 Common School Fund budget to the Department of Administrative Services; to submit the Department of State Lands’ proposed 2013-15 budget to DAS; and to proceed with submitting legislative concepts for the 2013 session.  

The informational agenda includes a report on the results of the spring 2012 land auctions and a report on the department’s 2012 customer survey. 

The meeting will be held:

Tuesday, June 12
10:00 a.m.
Land Board Room
775 Summer Street NE, Salem 

The meeting will be held in a facility that is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you need assistance to participate in this meeting due to a disability, please notify Lorna Stafford at (503) 986-5224 or lorna.stafford@state.or.us at least two working days prior to the meeting.

The State Land Board consists of Governor John Kitzhaber, Secretary of State Kate Brown and State Treasurer Ted Wheeler. The Department of State Lands administers diverse natural and fiscal resources. Many of the resources generate revenue for the Common School Fund, such as state-owned rangelands and timberlands, waterway leases, estates for which no will or heirs exist, and unclaimed property. Twice a year, the agency distributes fund investment earnings to support K-12 public schools. The agency also administers Oregon’s Removal-Fill Law, which requires people removing or filling certain amounts of material in waters of the state to obtain a permit.