Public Notice: Preliminary Decision for Aquatic Farmsite Lease ADL 232886

Public Notice: Preliminary Decision for Aquatic Farmsite Lease ADL 232886

Pursuant to AS 38.05.945

(USGS Quad Map Sitka A-5)


Subject to AS 38.05.083, the Southcentral Regional Land Office (SCRO) has made a Preliminary Decision (PD) to offer a 10-year lease to Silver Bay Seafoods, LLC for a 182-acre, more or less, site for the operation of an aquatic farmsite for the purpose of the culture and harvest of Pacific oysters. The location of the project area is further described as being within the W1/2 of Section 3 and the E1/2 of Section 4, Township 54 South, Range 62 East, Copper River Meridian, approximately 13.1 nautical miles north-northwest of Sitka, Alaska, just south of Olga Point and near the western shore of Krestof Island.


The public is invited to review and comment on this Decision. A copy of the Decision can be found at or is available in hardcopy upon request. Questions concerning how to comment should be directed to Karen Cougan at (907) 269-8543 or by e-mail at or by fax to (907) 269-8913. All comments must be received in writing at the above listed mailing address or e-mail on or before 5:00 PM on March 1, 2019. To be eligible to appeal DNR’s Final Decision, under AS 38.05.035(i)-(m), a person must have submitted written comments during this comment period.


The State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, complies with Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with audio impairments that have questions concerning this PD may call Relay Alaska at 711 or 1-800-770-8973 for assistance at no cost.


DNR reserves the right to waive technical defects in this publication.


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Created 1/29/2019 9:03:33 AM by kacougan


Department: Natural Resources
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Sitka, Statewide
Project/Regulation #:
Publish Date: 1/30/2019
Archive Date: 3/2/2019