Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

Nascent effort emerges to lure agency headquarters
La Plata County economic development officials are looking at assembling a relocation package to present to the Bureau of Land Management officials to move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to the soon-to-be vacated BP offices near the Durango-La Plata County Airport.

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

La Plata County economic development officials are looking at assembling a relocation package to present to the Bureau of Land Management officials to move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to the soon-to-be vacated BP offices near the Durango-La Plata County Airport.

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

Bureau of Land Management holdings.

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

When asked about a possible relocation of the Bureau of Land Management headquarters from Washington to the West, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, right, said, “My concern is making sure we’re going to a community that has a high quality of life, that’s affordable to the GS-5 to GS-7 (employees), great communities where we can attract millennials who will want to live there. Colorado certainly fits that description.”

Could Bureau of Land Management call La Plata County home?

The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees more than 245 million acres of land, most of it in 12 states in the West, may move its headquarters from Washington, D.C. nearer to its holdings.

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