SNPLMA Round 19 Preliminary Recommendations and Open Public Comment:

BLM SNPLMA has announced that they are accepting comments on the Preliminary Recommendation for Funding for Round 19 of the SNPLMA from May 16 through June 29, 2022. White Pine County has submitted 3 nominations for round 19: The Marich Fields Upgrade Project, The Broadbent Park Redesign Project, and the Heritage Park Phase II: Recreation Center Project. We invite the public to take a look at White Pine County’s projects and provide public comment on SNPLMA’s preliminary recommendations of these projects. These comments will help the SNPLMA Executive Committee make a final decision on whether or not to fund these projects. White Pine County encourages you to submit a comment of support for any or all of these great projects. Help make these great projects a reality.

The recommendations, project tables, executive summaries and project nominations are available on the SNPLMA website at

For SNPLMA Round 19, the public may submit written comments to the SNPLMA Executive Committee Chair, BLM Southern Nevada District Office, 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89130, or by email to

For more background and information on SNPLMA and their processes please visit:

Highlights of these proposals projects (see full applications for more details):

Please keep in mind that these are all items requested but not yet approved

Marich Fields Upgrade: (Full Document Click Here)

Amount requested; $9,224,890.00

Timeframe: 5 years

Currently a Recommendation for Funding

  • Upgrade 3 outfields to include level lawn, upgraded sprinklers, breakaway fencing, Homerun fencing and portable fencing to change the size of fields when needed.
  • Upgrade 3 infields with correct material/sand, fencing, bases/base locations and more based on engineer recommendations
  • Upgrade 6 dugouts to increase spaciousness, comfort and include wind blocks
  • Upgrade playground to include play surfacing, modern play equipment, lighting, and ADA access.
  • Construct fenced in ADA path from concession area to playground area (approximately 120 feet) and elimination of access to parking lot from playground area
  • Parking improvements to include additional parking with ADA access, upgraded parking area, and solar LED lighting
  • Replacement of approximately 14 large field light with LED pay to use lighting
  • Upgraded crow's nest to increase, comfort, spaciousness, ease of use, LED and motion censored lighting based on engineering recommendations
  • Upgraded sound/speaker system.
  • Upgraded bathrooms to low maintenance and energy efficient utilities including upgraded septic system based on engineering recommendations
  • Remodel current concession/kitchen area based on engineering recommendations and available space to accommodate state regulations
  • Upgraded spectator area to increase comfort and shade, safety based on engineering recommendations
  • Construct 3-6 shade structures
  • SNPLMA Signage
  • Upgraded facility sign to provide information on amenities available at facility
  • Security camera signage and system to deter vandalism.
  • Upgraded drainage throughout entire facility based on engineering recommendations
  • Construct a new pay-to-use batting cage area based on engineering recommendations to include automatic pitching machines, storage shed, asphalt parking lot, motion censored and solar LED lighting.
  • Expansion of concession area to include beer garden- if final cost estimates allow inclusion within the amount requested to complete the project
  • Score board improvements to provide for better visibility and usage based on engineering recommendations- if final cost estimates allow inclusion within the amount requested to complete the project

Broadbent Park Redesign: (Full Document Click Here)

Amount Requested: $6,195,290.00

Timeframe: 5 years

Currently a Recommendation for funding

  • 7,500 Square Feet of HMA
  • Pedestrian Ramps w/Bases -As needed for the project
  • 24,000 Square Feet of Concrete Sidewalk w/Base- As needed for the project
  • Standard Cross Gutter w/Base- As needed for the project
  • Raised Planters- As needed for the project
  • Standard Catch Basin w/Grate- As needed for the project
  • Storm Drainpipe- As needed for the project
  • Irrigation Connection & Controller- As needed for the project
  • Parking Curb and Gutter- As needed for the project
  • 2 stall Restroom building
  • Park Pavilion
  • Splash Pad Area
  • Multi-Use Sports Court/Game area
  • Expanded Playground Area
  • Amphitheater
  • 300ft. of Metal Fence
  • Park Furniture based on engineers recommendations
  • Sports Field Lighting
  • Power Transformer

Heritage Park Phase II- Recreation Center: (Full Document Click Here)

Amount Requested: $27,215,940.00

Timeframe: 5 years

Currently a Recommendation for funding

  • Parking Improvements
  • Hot Mix Asphalt w/ Base (Parking)- 95,000 SF
  • Concrete Sidewalk w/ Base- 4,000 SF
  • Up to 10 Pedestrian Ramps w/ Bases
  • Parking Curb & Gutter- 6,000 LF
  • Cross Gutter w/ Base
  • Raised Planter Box
  • Parking Lot Lighting
  • Sewer Connection & Improvements
  • Water Connection & Improvements
  • Storm Drain System Improvements
  • Electrical Connection & Improvements Including Power Transformer
  • Irrigation Connection & Controller
  • Turf Grass Area w/ Irrigation-I 0,000 SF
  • High Density Planter Area w/ Irrigation 85,000 SF
  • Entry Sign & Monument
  • New 35,000 SF Recreation Center Facility to include:
  • Indoor Gymnasium (3 Basketball/Multi-Purpose Courts) -Est 6,000 Sq. Ft
  • Indoor Suspended 3-Lane Running Track -Est 4,000 Sq. Ft
  • Gym Storage Area -Est 1,000 Sq. Ft2
  • 2 Indoor Racquetball Courts (Yoga/Zumba Rooms) - Est 2,000 Sq. Ft
  • Indoor Weight Room -Est 2,000 Sq. Ft
  • Indoor Gymnastic Area (Foam Pit/ Trampoline) -Est 4,000 Sq. Ft
  • Indoor Batting Cages/ Batting Area-Est 4,000 Sq. Ft
  • 2 Gender Specific Locker Rooms-Est 1,500 Sq. Ft
  • Indoor Multi-Purpose Recreational Activity Space for things such as pool, social gatherings and more -Est 2,000 Sq. Ft
  • Various spaces for necessary and essential building area such as Mechanical/Electrical/Fire Suppression Etc. -Est 4,000 Sq. Ft Total
  • SNPLMA Project signage