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Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
February 24 - 25, 2009 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2)
101 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 the Natural Resources Board will meet with leaders from various environmental groups for lunch at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the Great Dane, 123 E. Doty Street, Madison, Wisconsin.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2009, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on item 1 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 12:00 p.m., the Natural Resources Board will meet in closed session under the authority of s.19.85(1)(e) Wisconsin Statutes for purposes of discussing potential real estate transactions.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 12:00 p.m., the Natural Resources Board will meet in closed session under the authority of s.19.85(1)(g) Wisconsin Statutes for purposes of discussing litigation matters. Added

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.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for February 24 - 25, 2009
  2. Informational Seminar on Wisconsin Indian Law Issues (Mike Lutz and Carl Edwards, Lac du Flambeau Band Tribal Chair, 2 hours 30 minutes) Modified

Wednesday, February 25, 2009: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of minutes from January 28, 2009
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Presentation of the Shikar Safari Club International Wildlife Officer of the Year Award (Randy Stark and John Pearson, Shikar Safari Club, 10 minutes)
      2. Request Hearing Authorization for Board Order AM-05-09, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 406, 407, 419, 439 and 484 pertaining to permit language relating to federal Generally Available Control Technology (GACT) rule for hazardous air pollutants, and rule consistency and other changes of a non-substantive nature (Andrew Stewart, 10 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request Authorization for Public Hearings on Board Order WM-03-09, modifications to chs. NR 10 and 19, the 2009 Wildlife Management housekeeping rules package (Scott Loomans, 10 minutes)
      2. Request Authorization for Public Hearing for Board Order FR-07-09, pertaining to the Grants for Public Access Program (Bob Mather, 15 minutes) Deleted
      3. Land Acquisition - Bibon Swamp Natural Area, Statewide Natural Areas & Northern Highland /American Legion State Forest - Bayfield & Oneida Counties (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      4. Land Acquisition & Project Boundary Modification - Nicolet State Trail - Forest County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
  5. None

  6. Board Members' Matters
  7. Special Committee Reports
  8. None

  9. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Gail Fry
      2. Debra Martinelli
      3. William J. Ryan
      4. Tim R. Larson
      5. Sarah Shapiro-Hurley
      6. Patrick McCutcheon
      7. Tim Mulhern
      8. Douglas A. Schultz
      9. Judith E. Gottlieb
    2. Donations
      1. The Natural Resources Foundation will donate $13,500 to be used toward management of prairie and savannas on 15 State Natural Areas in the La Crosse Area
      2. Commercial Recreation Specialists will donate Seven (7) Aqualand Inflatable Pools valued at $36,599.93 to be used as part of the Department's Urban Fishing Program in Southeast Region
  10. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Report on rifle use in former shotgun only CWD areas during 2008 gun-deer seasons (Todd Schaller, 20 minutes)

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