[Federal Register Volume 68, Number 69 (Thursday, April 10, 2003)]
[Page 17724]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 03-8726]



Enhanced-Use Lease Development of Property at the Department of 
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice of intent of designate.


SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 
designating 0.5 acres of underutilized space at the Department of 
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, for an 
enhanced-use leasing development. The Department intends to enter into 
a 35-year lease of real property with a selected lessee/developer who 
will finance, design, develop, maintain and manage a Federal Credit 
Union, at no cost to VA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vanessa Chambers, Capital Asset 
Management and Planning Service (182C), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565-6554.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 38 U.S.C. Section 8161 et seq. specifically 
provides that the Secretary may enter into an enhanced-use lease if he 
determines that at least part of the use of the property under the 
lease will be to provide appropriate space for an activity contributing 
to the mission of the Department; the lease will not be inconsistent 
with and will not adversely affect the mission of the Department; and 
the lease will enhance the property or result in improved services to 
veterans. This project meets these requirements.

    Approved: April 2, 2003.
Anthony J. Principi,
Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 03-8726 Filed 4-9-03; 8:45 am]