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The following Crown Geothermal Resources Notice of Public Tender contains the same information as the hard copy version which may be picked up at our Victoria office. Mailing list services are no longer provided. Notices are posted on the internet at the same time hard copies are made available in our Victoria office.

 

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Titles and Corporate Relations Division
Ministry of Energy and Mines
PO Box 9326, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9N3
Telephone: 250-952-0333
Facsimile: 250-952-0331
Email:PNGTitles@gov.bc.ca

 

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Executive Director, Titles Branch
Titles and Corporate Relations Division
Ministry of Energy and Mines
PO Box 9326, Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC V8W 9N3
Telephone: 250-952-0335
Facsimile: 250-952-0331
Email:PNGTitles@gov.bc.ca

 

 

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PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND MINES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC TENDER
 
COMPETITION FOR THE RIGHT TO EXPLORE AND DEVELOP CROWN GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

JULY 26, 2011



  

Pursuant to Section 5 of the Geothermal Resources Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, Chapter 171 (the “Act”) sealed bids addressed to the Minister of Energy and Mines and mailed or delivered to the office of the Executive Director, Titles Branch, Titles and Corporate Relations Division, 6th floor, 1810 Blanshard Street, PO Box 9326 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria BC V8W 9N3, must be received before 12:00 noon Pacific Daylight Time, Tuesday, July 26, 2011, for the privilege of obtaining geothermal rights, as detailed below and depicted on the attached map.  Accepted bids will be determined, based on the highest acceptable cash bonus and will be announced on Wednesday, July 27, 2011.

 

Bidding procedures and conditions are defined in Information Letter TITLES-10-01 available from the Titles and Corporate Relations Division, 6th floor, 1810 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC V8W 9N3, telephone (250) 952-0333.

 

Bids that do not meet the requirements specified in Information Letter TITLES-10-01 will not be accepted.

 

The terms included in this Notice of Public Tender are a condensed version of referral comments received from provincial resource management agencies, regional districts, municipalities and First Nations.  Some parcels may be located in areas with active guide outfitter territories, traplines, grizzly bear wildlife habitat areas, ungulate winter range and wolverine habitat.  Surface restrictions may apply.  Tenure holders should seek direction/guidance from the Ministry of Energy and Mines when planning exploration activities.  Interested bidders are encouraged to review the Sea to Sky Land and Resource Management Plan, Ungulate Winter Range and Wildlife Habitat Areas found in the geothermal resource area.  These documents can be found on-line at:

 

http://www.ilmb.gov.bc.ca/slrp/lrmp/surrey/s2s/plan/lrmp.html

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/frpa/uwr/approved_uwr.html

http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/frpa/iwms/wha.html

 

For more information about referral comments received from participating agencies, please contact the Director, Resource Development, Titles Branch, Titles and Corporate Relations Division at (250) 952-0333 or fax (250) 952-0331.

 

In addition to any terms listed in this notice, successful bidders should be aware that they will be required to abide by the various acts and regulations governing exploration and development whether or not specific terms and/or restrictions are listed in this notice.

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

 

Dated at Victoria, British Columbia

this 9th day of June, 2011.

 

 

Rich Coleman

Minister of Energy and Mines


 

GEOTHERMAL PERMITS
PARCEL LEGAL DESCRIPTION HA
63729 TRACT 1 2,873
View Map NTS 092-J-11 BLK D UNITS 69 70 77-79 87-89 96-99

NTS 092-J-11 BLK E UNITS 6-9 15-18 24-28 34-38

NTS 092-J-12 BLK A UNITS 61-65

INC : GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

ALL ZONES

THE LIL'WAT FIRST NATION HAS REQUESTED EARLY ENGAGEMENT PRIOR TO THE PROPONENT SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES TO PROVIDE THE PROPONENT WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE LIL' WAT FIRST NATION'S INTERESTS.
THE SQUAMISH-LILLOOET REGIONAL DISTRICT REQUESTS ENGAGEMENT PRIOR TO SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES WITHIN THEIR REGIONAL BOUNDARIES.
TENURE HOLDER MAY BE REQUIRED TO COORDINATE ACCESS AND EXPLORATION OR DEVELOPMENT PLANS WITH OTHER TENURE HOLDERS AND RECREATIONAL USERS AND, WHERE AND WHEN APPROPRIATE, UTILIZE EXISTING ACCESS.
BC HYDRO MUST BE NOTIFIED OF ANY ACTIVITY CONDUCTED WITHIN OR IN PROXIMITY TO BC HYDRO CORRIDORS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND/OR FACILITIES.
PARCEL LOCATED WITHIN THE SEA-TO-SKY LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN AREA. PRE-ASSESSMENTS AND MITIGATION STRATEGIES MAY BE REQUIRED. PROPONENT IS ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW THE PLAN BEFORE ENGAGING IN ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES.
ACCESS AND CONSTRUCTION RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. PRIOR TO ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITY, CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE PROVINCIAL MINISTRY FOR APPLICABLE MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION MEASURES TO MINIMIZE DISTURBANCE AND ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING (NOT LIMITED TO):
WILDLIFE, VEGETATION AND CULTURAL VALUES OF A FIRST NATION
UNGULATE WINTER RANGE
APPROVED WILDLIFE HABITAT AREA(S)
MOUNTAIN GOAT HABITAT AREAS
MOUNTAIN GOAT MANAGEMENT PLAN
WOLVERINE HABITAT
WATER QUALITY AND WATERSHED VALUES
HIGH RECREATIONAL VALUES AND VISUAL SENSITIVITY
TRAPPER'S CABIN
LAND ACT TENURE(S)
FOREST STEWARDSHIP PLANS
HERITAGE SITE
OLD GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA
GUIDE OUTFITTER AREA CERTIFICATE
TENURE HOLDER MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT NATURALLY OCCURRING HOT SPRINGS AND POOLS.
RECORDED AND POTENTIAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES EXIST; ARCHAEOLOGICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.
TERM : 1 YEARS
FEES : $500.00
RENT PER HA : $1.00
NO FURTHER TRACTS
REF.NO 10GEO04A
63730 TRACT 1 3,114
View Map NTS 092-J-11 BLK E UNITS 44-48 54-59 66-69

NTS 092-J-11 BLK E UNITS 77-79 87-90 96-100

NTS 092-J-11 BLK L UNITS 6-10 17-20 29 30F

INC : GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

ALL ZONES

EXCLUDING GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES UNDERLYING UPPER LILLOOET PARK LYING WITHIN NTS 092-J-11, BLOCK L, UNIT 30.
THE LIL'WAT FIRST NATION HAS REQUESTED EARLY ENGAGEMENT PRIOR TO THE PROPONENT SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES TO PROVIDE THE PROPONENT WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE LIL' WAT FIRST NATION'S INTERESTS.
THE SQUAMISH-LILLOOET REGIONAL DISTRICT REQUESTS ENGAGEMENT PRIOR TO SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES WITHIN THEIR REGIONAL BOUNDARIES.
TENURE HOLDER MAY BE REQUIRED TO COORDINATE ACCESS AND EXPLORATION OR DEVELOPMENT PLANS WITH OTHER TENURE HOLDERS AND RECREATIONAL USERS AND, WHERE AND WHEN APPROPRIATE, UTILIZE EXISTING ACCESS.
BC HYDRO MUST BE NOTIFIED OF ANY ACTIVITY CONDUCTED WITHIN OR IN PROXIMITY TO BC HYDRO CORRIDORS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND/OR FACILITIES.
PARCEL LOCATED WITHIN THE SEA-TO-SKY LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN AREA. PRE-ASSESSMENTS AND MITIGATION STRATEGIES MAY BE REQUIRED. PROPONENT IS ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW THE PLAN BEFORE ENGAGING IN ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES.
ACCESS AND CONSTRUCTION RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. PRIOR TO ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITY, CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE PROVINCIAL MINISTRY FOR APPLICABLE MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION MEASURES TO MINIMIZE DISTURBANCE AND ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING (NOT LIMITED TO):
WILDLIFE, VEGETATION AND CULTURAL VALUES OF A FIRST NATION
UNGULATE WINTER RANGE
APPROVED WILDLIFE HABITAT AREA(S)
MOUNTAIN GOAT HABITAT AREAS
MOUNTAIN GOAT MANAGEMENT PLAN
WOLVERINE HABITAT
WATER QUALITY AND WATERSHED VALUES
HIGH RECREATIONAL VALUES AND VISUAL SENSITIVITY
TRAPPER'S CABIN
LAND ACT TENURE(S)
FOREST STEWARDSHIP PLANS
HERITAGE SITE
OLD GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA
GUIDE OUTFITTER AREA CERTIFICATE
TENURE HOLDER MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT NATURALLY OCCURRING HOT SPRINGS AND POOLS.
RECORDED AND POTENTIAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES EXIST; ARCHAEOLOGICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.
TERM : 1 YEARS
FEES : $500.00
RENT PER HA : $1.00
NO FURTHER TRACTS
REF.NO 10GEO04B
63731 TRACT 1 2,069
View Map NTS 092-J-11 BLK E UNITS 60 70 80

NTS 092-J-12 BLK H UNITS 51-54 55F 56F 61-63

NTS 092-J-12 BLK H UNITS 64F 65F 71 72 73F 74F

NTS 092-J-12 BLK H UNITS 81 82F 83F 91 92F

NTS 092-J-12 BLK I UNITS 1 2F 11 12F 21F 22F

INC : GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES

ALL ZONES

EXCLUDING GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES UNDERLYING UPPER LILLOOET PARK LYING WITHIN NTS 092-J-12, BLOCK H, UNITS 55, 56, 64, 65, 73, 74, 82, 83, AND 92, AND NTS 092-J-12, BLOCK I, UNITS 2, 12, 21, AND 22.
THE LIL'WAT FIRST NATION HAS REQUESTED EARLY ENGAGEMENT PRIOR TO THE PROPONENT SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES TO PROVIDE THE PROPONENT WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADDRESS THE LIL' WAT FIRST NATION'S INTERESTS.
THE SQUAMISH-LILLOOET REGIONAL DISTRICT REQUESTS ENGAGEMENT PRIOR TO SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES WITHIN THEIR REGIONAL BOUNDARIES.
TENURE HOLDER MAY BE REQUIRED TO COORDINATE ACCESS AND EXPLORATION OR DEVELOPMENT PLANS WITH OTHER TENURE HOLDERS AND RECREATIONAL USERS AND, WHERE AND WHEN APPROPRIATE, UTILIZE EXISTING ACCESS.
BC HYDRO MUST BE NOTIFIED OF ANY ACTIVITY CONDUCTED WITHIN OR IN PROXIMITY TO BC HYDRO CORRIDORS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND/OR FACILITIES.
PARCEL LOCATED WITHIN THE SEA-TO-SKY LAND AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN AREA. PRE-ASSESSMENTS AND MITIGATION STRATEGIES MAY BE REQUIRED. PROPONENT IS ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW THE PLAN BEFORE ENGAGING IN ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITIES.
ACCESS AND CONSTRUCTION RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. PRIOR TO ON-THE-GROUND ACTIVITY, CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE PROVINCIAL MINISTRY FOR APPLICABLE MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION MEASURES TO MINIMIZE DISTURBANCE AND ADDRESS THE FOLLOWING (NOT LIMITED TO):
WILDLIFE, VEGETATION AND CULTURAL VALUES OF A FIRST NATION
UNGULATE WINTER RANGE
APPROVED WILDLIFE HABITAT AREA(S)
MOUNTAIN GOAT HABITAT AREAS
MOUNTAIN GOAT MANAGEMENT PLAN
WOLVERINE HABITAT
WATER QUALITY AND WATERSHED VALUES
HIGH RECREATIONAL VALUES AND VISUAL SENSITIVITY
TRAPPER'S CABIN
LAND ACT TENURE(S)
FOREST STEWARDSHIP PLANS
HERITAGE SITE
OLD GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA
GUIDE OUTFITTER AREA CERTIFICATE
TENURE HOLDER MAY BE REQUIRED TO TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT NATURALLY OCCURRING HOT SPRINGS AND POOLS.
RECORDED AND POTENTIAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES EXIST; ARCHAEOLOGICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT MAY BE REQUIRED.
TERM : 1 YEARS
FEES : $500.00
RENT PER HA : $1.00
NO FURTHER TRACTS
REF.NO 10GEO04C


Parcels Offered and Hectares Summary

No. Offered Hectares
Geothermal Permits 3

   8056

Grand Total 3 8056