Public Lands Steering Committee

All matters relating to federally-owned public lands including federal land ​management programs, natural resource revenue sharing payments, payments in lieu of taxes, and property tax immunity concerns.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


 Fact Sheets


 From the Washington Watch blog

Budget Plans Contain Items of Interest to Public Lands Counties

​On March 18, Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee released a FY 2016 budget proposal which included provisions aimed at... (read more)

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Urge your Representative to Sign House Letter in Support of Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT)

​NACo is currently working with Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) champions in the House to urge members to sign onto a... (read more)

2 weeks ago | 0

NACo Members Urge Congress to Support Full PILT Funding for FY 2016

​During the 2015 NACo Legislative Conference, members of the Public Lands Steering Committee, Western Interstate Region Board of Directors and county officials... (read more)

3 weeks ago | 0

Senate and House Members introduce New Endangered Species Act

​On January 28, Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced legislation to amend the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to increase the transparency of listing... (read more)

7 weeks ago | 0


 Featured Public Lands Documents


Committee Chair
Commission Chair Ron Walter
Chelan County, WA​

 Committee Info

Associate Legislative Director


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