The Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) became law in October 1998. It allows the Bureau of Land Management to sell public land within a specific boundary around Las Vegas, Nevada.  SNPLMA allows for the creation of local parks, trails, and natural areas in Nevada.   These projects are implemented by the eligible partner agencies to benefit communities and public lands throughout the State of Nevada.

The White Pine County Commission will consider potential projects for theSouthern Nevada Public Lands Management Act (SNPLMA), Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas (PTNA), Round 16 at the March 9, 2016 Commission meeting.

Examples of previous projects include Broadbent Park playground equipment,  White Pine County Park restroom facility and pavilions, Steptoe Park, McGill Swimming Pool Park, McGill Circle K Park, Preston Community Park, Ruth Community Park, the White Pine County Fairgrounds (in progress) and Camp Success (in progress).

It is undetermined at this time how many nominations the County will be allowed to submit.  Anyone wishing to suggest potential projects is urged to contact the White Pine County Community and Economic Development Department (EDC) at 775-293-6592 or participate in the Commission discussion on March 23, 2016, at the White Pine County Aquatics Center, 1111 Veterans Boulevard, Ely, NV.