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County receives more than $2 million in PILT money from the feds

Churchill County Commissioners heard a $2 million presentation Monday morning during their regularly scheduled meeting. The good news came in the form of $2,053,174 in federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) as compensation for nontaxable federal land in Churchill County’s jurisdiction. Nevada has PILT funds totaling $23,331,913 from the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Interior Department collects about $14 billion in revenue annually from commercial activities on federal lands, such as oil and gas leasing, livestock grazing and timber harvesting. Commissioners also discussed or took action on the following items: • Approved Local Regulated Tariff changes. Commissioners voted …

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