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Bureau of Land Management


Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey; Montana

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
ACTION: Notice of filing of plats of survey.
SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, on November 14, 2012.
DATES: Protests of the survey must be filed before November 14, 2012 to be considered.
ADDRESSES: Protests of the survey should be sent to the Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marvin Montoya, Cadastral Surveyor, Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669, telephone (406) 896-5124 or (406) 896-5009, Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

This survey was executed at the request of the Regional Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Rocky Mountain Region, Billings, Montana and was necessary to determine individual and tribal trust lands.

The lands we surveyed are:

Principal Meridian, Montana

T. 27 N., R. 54 E.

The plat, in four sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of portions of the north boundary, the subdivisional lines, the subdivision of section 4, and the adjusted original meanders of the left bank of the Missouri River, downstream, through section 4, and the subdivision of section 4, and the survey of a portion of the meanders of the present left bank, downstream through section 4, Township 27 North, Range 54 East, Principal Meridian, Montana, was accepted September 20, 2012.

We will place a copy of the plat, in four sheets, and related field notes we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If the BLM receives a protest against this survey, as shown on this plat, in four sheets, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. We will not officially file this plat, in four sheets, until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions or appeals.


43 U.S.C. Chap. 3.

James D. Claflin, Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Resources.