Preliminary Decision for Lease Application ADL 108818; Sealaska Timber Company LLC, Saltery Point (Hydaburg)

Preliminary Decision
ADL 108818
Sealaska Timber Company LLC

In accordance with AS 38.05.035, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”), Division of Mining, Land and Water (“DMLW”), Southeast Regional Office issued a preliminary decision for the following:

APPLICANT: Sealaska Timber Company, LLC

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Two tracts of tide and submerged land in Sukkwan Strait, a navigable waterbody, south of Hydaburg on Prince of Wales Island. Tract A is near Saltery Point at approximately 55.1853 °N, 132.8038 °W (WGS84), and Tract B is a primary log storage site near Crab Trap Bay at approximately 55.1731°N, 132.8043 °W (WGS84).

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Two unsurveyed tracts of tide and submerged land in Sections 17, 18, 19, and 20, Township 77 South, Range 84 East, Copper River Meridian, containing a total of 71.31 acres, more or less, in the Ketchikan Recording District.

PROPOSED ACTION: Issuance of a lease of tide and submerged land for in-water log storage and ship moorage. For more information, please see the decision documents attached to this notice.

PROPOSED TERM:         10 years

COMMENT DEADLINE:    August 13, 2018

You are invited to comment on this preliminary decision. In order to establish appeal rights regarding this decision, you are required by law to meaningfully participate in the decision process by commenting on this preliminary decision, in writing, prior to close of business on the date noted above. In order to ensure consideration, comments must be submitted to the DNR DMLW’s Southeastern Regional Office by mail at P.O. Box 111020, Juneau, Alaska 99811-1020; by fax to (907) 465-3886; or by email to Commenters should include their mailing address and telephone contact.

Following the comment deadline, all timely written comments will be considered, and this decision may be modified based on comments received. If it is determined that comments indicate the need for significant change to the decision, additional public notice will be given. If no significant changes are required, the preliminary decision, after any necessary minor changes, will be issued as a final decision. A copy of the final decision and instructions for filing an appeal will be sent to all persons who comment on this preliminary decision. Persons who do not submit written comments during this comment period will have no legal right to appeal the final decision.

Notice of this decision is being distributed in accordance with AS 38.05.945. This notice and a copy of the preliminary decision will be posted for 30 calendar days.

The DNR DMLW reserves the right to waive technical defects in this notice.

Attachments, History, Details


Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Ketchikan, Other, Southeast Region, Statewide
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 7/12/2018
Archive Date: 8/14/2018