ADL 232994-Proposed Public Utility Easement for Telecommunications Cable in Big Lake

State of Alaska
Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Division of Mining, Land, and Water
Southcentral Regional Office

Public Notice
ADL 232994 Public Utility Easement
Matanuska Telephone Association
AS 38.05.850

Pursuant to Alaska Statue 38.05.850, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Division of Mining, Land, and Water (DMLW), Southcentral Regional Office is considering an application from MTA to create Public Utility Easement to authorize the construction, location, operation and maintenance of a submerged telecommunications cable in Big Lake, Alaska to provide service to properties on Lazelle Island. The final easement dimensions will be determined in a as-built survey approved by DNR. The requested easement is depicted on the attached map and described below:

Within Section 35 of Township 17 North, Range 4 West, Seward Meridian. Proposed Public Utility Easement would be 30 feet in width and approximately 773 feet in length, occupying approximately .53 acres of State owned land. 

Members of the public and interested parties are invited to comment on this project. DMLW must receive written comments no later than 5:00 pm March 12th, 2018. In order to be given full consideration, all comments should be in writing and should clearly explain the facts on which they are based and how they pertain to the requested easement. Comments, questions, or requests for further information should be directed to the attention of Brittany Smith at the Southcentral Regional Office, 550 W. 7th Ave, Suite 900C, Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3577; email; telephone (907) 269-8562, fax (907) 269-8913. Please reference the corresponding ADL number when commenting. Following the comment deadline, all responses will be reviewed and the Department’s decision on this matter may be modified as a result of information received. 

The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who may need auxiliary aids, services, or special modifications to participate may contact the TDD number at (907) 269-8411. Copies of the Alaska Statute referenced above may be accessed on-line by searching the State of Alaska website at

The Division of Mining, Land, and Water, Southcentral Region Office reserves the right to waive technical deficits in this notice.

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Created 2/9/2018 10:20:11 AM by bjsmith


Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Anchorage, Palmer, Statewide, Wasilla
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Publish Date: 2/9/2018
Archive Date: 3/12/2018