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Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
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3.B.5 Deleted
3.B.12 Added

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
May 28, 2008 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD)
Commission Conference Room 121
260 West Seeboth Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, May 27, 2008, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Commission Conference Room 121, Milwaukee, Wisconsin at approximately 11:00 a.m. for a lunch meeting with the Wisconsin Conservation Congress Executive Council. At 12:15 p.m. the Natural Resources Board will travel to the Hank Aaron Trail, Milwaukee, Wisconsin to receive a presentation on the connecting corridor. The Board will then depart for a tour of the Valley Power Plant, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (tour canceled). At approximately 3:00 p.m., the Board will return to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, May 27, 2008, the Natural Resources Board will have a listening session at the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Commission Conference Room 121, Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (NOTE: The public may preregister to speak by Friday, May 23, 2008 at 4:00 p.m. If the Board receives no pre-registrations or walk-in registrations at the door by 4:00 p.m. on May 27, 2008, the session will end at that time.). The Board will then depart for the Comfort Inn Suites, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, Commission Conference Room 121, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that matters concerning natural resource issues or the Department's program responsibilities or operations specified in the Wisconsin Statutes, which arise after publication of this agenda may be added to the agenda and publicly noticed no less than two hours before the scheduled board meeting, if the Board Chair determines that the matter is urgent.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Order of Business
  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of minutes from March 25 - 26, 2008
    3. Approval of agenda for May 28, 2008
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Request Amendment of Adopted Permanent Rule Revisions to Board Order WT-33-07 relating to invasive species decontamination standards (Martin Griffin, 15 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request Adoption of Board Order WM-01-08, the 2008 Wildlife Management Spring Hearing rule proposal. (Scott Loomans, 20 minutes)
      2. Congress Matters: 2008 Conservation Congress Advisory Question Summary and Annual Convention Report (Ed Harvey, 20 minutes)
      3. Request approval of Hank Aaron State Trail Master Plan Amendment (Bill Smith, 15 minutes)
      4. Request approval of Board Order ER-39-07, revisions to ch. NR 58, Wisconsin Administrative Code, to establish the State Wildlife Grant Program (Heidi Nelson, 15 minutes)
      5. Request Authorization of Public Hearings for Board Order IS-34-06, an order to create ch. NR 40 relating to the identification, classification and control of Invasive Species (Laurie Osterndorf, 25 minutes) Deleted
      6. Request Authorization of Public Hearings for Board Orders WM-17-08 and WM-18-08 (E), 2008 migratory game bird seasons (Kent Van Horn, 15 minutes)
      7. Request Authorization of Public Hearings for Board Order FR-11-08, revisions to NR 47 related to Urban Forestry Grants (Dick Rideout, 10 minutes)
      8. Request Authorization of Public Hearing for Board Order FH-13-08, revisions to NR 25 related to commercial/wholesale fish dealing (Thomas R. Hansen, 20 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition and Sale – Lower Wolf River Bottomlands Natural Resource Area – Shawano County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Acquisition, Honey Creek Stream Bank Protection Area, Walworth County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      11. Land Acquisition – Statewide Natural Area Program and Emmons Creek Fishery Area – Portage and Waupaca Counties (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      12. Land Acquisition – Lower Wolf River Bottomlands Natural Resource Area – Outagamie County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes) Added
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Eric R. Thompson
      2. Dean S. Gullickson
      3. Rick L. Koch
      4. Gary A. Holzbauer
      5. James M. Thompson
      6. Kevin Kessler
      7. Paul A. Kooiker
    2. Donations
      1. The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin will donate $221,000 to the Endangered Resources Program (Secretary Matt Frank and Charlie Luthin, NRF)
      2. Walleyes for Tomorrow will donate one 18 foot KANN Boat, Trailer, and 40 Horsepower Mercury Outboard Motor valued at $14,529 to the Barron Fisheries Office
      3. The Friends of Devil’s Lake State Park will donate $5,000 to the Park for the hiring of limited-term employees
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Updates to Wisconsin’s Wetland Strategy – Reversing the Loss (Cherie Hagen, 30 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      None

Public Participation Information

Public Participation at Natural Resources Board Meetings

Public participation registration and written comment deadline:
4 p.m. on the Friday before the meeting.
Registration requests and comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Tuesday August 13 2013