Dutch John Federal Property and Disposition Assistance Act

To privatize certain lands in and surrounding Dutch John, Utah; to transfer jurisdiction to certain Federal property Between the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior; to improve the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area; to dispose of certain residential units, public buildings,
and facilities; to provide interim financial assistance to local government to defray the cost of providing basic governmental services; to achieve efficiencies in operation of the Flaming Gorge Dam and Reservoir and the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area; to reduce long-term Federal outlays; and to serve the interests of the residents of Dutch John and Daggett County, Utah, and the general public.
Examples of Funded Projects

During April 2000, 1810 acres surrounding the developed area were transferred to Daggett County.

As of December 1, 1999, Bridger Valley Electric Association took over the operation and maintenance of the electrical system.

A three acre parcel of land which was sold has a new commercial building under construction and should be doing limited business by April 17, 2000.

Daggett County is maintaining all vacant grounds and roads and Operating the Fire Department and conference hall.

Agency - Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

Office - Mr. Steve Hulet, Acting Manager, Telephone: (435) 885-3238, Fax: (435)885-3224, E-mail: Shulet@uc.usbr.gov.