GLENNALLEN, Alaska — (RealEstateRama) — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to construct a dock extending from private property at 725 Alice Loop in Sitka to BLM-managed submerged lands in Middle Channel.

The applicant is a private property owner in Sitka. The applicant is seeking a long-term land lease to install a private dock into Middle Channel.

The applicant is requesting to install a 5 foot wide 80 foot long gangway, with a 29 foot wide by 32 foot long moorage float, this will be attached to two 16-inch diameter steel pipe piles. The dock would be installed after May 1, 2019.

This 30-day scoping process is intended to solicit public input on relevant issues, potential impacts, and alternatives that the BLM should address in an environmental assessment of the proposal. The BLM will consider all substantive comments received during the public scoping period to ensure the potential environmental consequences are analyzed in a manner that allows the BLM to make an informed decision about the proposal.

The BLM welcomes and values diverse views about the public land it manages on behalf of the American people. Comments will be accepted through April 15, 2019. A link to the project proposal and other scoping documents on the BLM ePlanning website can be found at

Comments can be submitted electronically through ePlanning, by email at , or by mail at:

Bureau of Land Management
Glennallen Field Office
Attn: Sitka Dock Construction
P.O. Box 147
Glennallen, AK 99588

Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. Diverse activities authorized on these lands generated $96 billion in sales of goods and services throughout the American economy in fiscal year 2017. These activities supported more than 468,000 jobs.

Name: Maureen Clark
Phone: 907-267-1420
Name: Marnie Graham
Phone: 907-822-3217

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