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Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
Notice - tour schedule modified

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
September 23, 2009 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Stone Harbor Resort
107 North First Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235
920-746-0700
http://www.stoneharbor-resort.com

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, September 22, 2009, the Natural Resources Board will tour and receive presentations at the following locations: At approximately 12:35 p.m., the Board will arrive at Shivering Sands State Natural Area, Glidden Drive, Sturgeon Bay. At approximately 1:20 p.m., the Board will arrive at Ridges Sanctuary, 8288 County Road Q, Bailey’s Harbor. At approximately 1:55 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Former Reynolds Property (Door County Land Trust), Three Springs Road, North Bay. At approximately 2:55 p.m., the Board will arrive at Ellison Bluff County Park, Ellison Bluff Road, Ellison Bay. At approximately 4:05 p.m., the Board will arrive at Mink River Estuary, Mink River Road, Ellison Bay. At approximately 5:20 p.m., At approximately 1:10 p.m., the Board will arrive at Bues Point Launch, 8450 West Bues Point Road, Bailey’s Harbor. At approximately 2:10 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Former Reynolds Property (Door County Land Trust), Three Springs Road, North Bay. At approximately 3:05 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Schonbrunn Cottage, Juice Mill Lane, Ellison Bay. At approximately 4:40 p.m., the Board will arrive at Ellison Bluff County Park, Ellison Bluff Road, Ellison Bay. At approximately 5:40 p.m., the Board will arrive at Peninsula State Park, 9462 Shore Road, Fish Creek. the Board will arrive at Peninsula State Park, 9462 Shore Road, Fish Creek. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, at the Stone Harbor Resort, Europe Bay Room, 107 North First Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, 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, September 23, 2009: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for September 23, 2009
    3. Approval of minutes from August 12, 2009
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste and Water//Enforcement
      1. Request Adoption of Board Order AM-05-09, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 406, 407, 409, 419, 439 and 484 pertaining to updating permit language relating to federal Generally Available Control Technology (GACT) rules 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 Adoption of Board Order FH-18-09, fisheries housekeeping rule revisions (Joe Hennessy, 5 minutes)
      2. Request Authorization for Hearings of Board Order WM-20-09 to establish alternatives to earn-a-buck (EAB) deer hunting regulations (Keith Warnke, 30 minutes)
      3. Land Acquisition- Lower Wisconsin State Riverway - Iowa County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      4. Land Acquisition - Western Prairie Habitat Restoration Area - St. Croix County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition - Black River State Forest – Jackson County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Donation - Statewide Natural Area Program – Chippewa County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Donation - Western Prairie Habitat Restoration Area - St. Croix County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. None

  7. Special Committee Reports
  8. None

  9. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Steven J. Michalko
      2. Scott Retallick
      3. Greg Delwiche
      4. George W. Osipoff
      5. Gene Mitchell
    2. Donations
      1. The Friends of Horicon International Education Center will donate up to $1,910,000 for the Horicon Marsh building construction
      2. Peninsula Golf Associates will donate $212,077 for the renovation of the Peninsula State Park Golf Course Clubhouse
      3. The Natural Resources Foundation will donate $28,150 to the Bureau of Endangered Resources: $16,150 in support of raptor monitoring and $12,000 in support of bat monitoring
      4. The Friends of Hartman Creek State Park will donate $19,386 towards the purchase of a Bobcat Tractor
      5. The Ox-Bow Sportsman's Club will donate $10,000 to be used towards the Aders Creek Restoration Project on Brillion Wildlife Area
      6. The Ken Holmes family will donate $5,000 to be used towards displays in the Wild Rose Fish Hatchery Visitor and Aquatic Education Center
  10. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Great Lakes Commercial Fishing Annual Overview (William Horns, 15 minutes)
      2. 2009 – 2011 Budget update and its impact on the Department (Joe Polasek, 10 minutes) Deferred from August 12, 2009 Meeting
      3. White-nose Syndrome Briefing (Signe Holtz and David Redell, 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