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SINCE THE POSTING OF THIS AGENDA THE FOLLOWING ITEMS HAVE CHANGED:
3.A.1 Modified
3.B.3 Added
ITEM 7 Added

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
April 24 -25, 2007 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Best Western Campus Inn Motor Lodge
815 Park Avenue
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 the Natural Resources Board will arrive at the Best Western Campus Inn Motor Lodge, 815 Park Avenue, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin at approximately 11:30 a.m. for lunch. At 12:15 p.m. the Natural Resources Board will depart for the Glacial Habitat Recreation Area (GHRA) tour. At approximately 2:30 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Blue Heron Boat Landing in Horicon, Wisconsin and board pontoon boats for a marsh tour. At approximately 4:30 p.m., the Natural Resources Board will leave for dinner.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at approximately 5 p.m. for Dinner at Ginger’s Restaurant in Horicon. At approximately 7 p.m. the Board will return to the Best Western Campus Inn Motor Lodge in Beaver Dam.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, at the Best Western Campus Inn Motor Lodge, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that during lunch on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, there will be a short discussion on statutory authority of the Board.

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, April 25, 2007
ORDER OF BUSINESS

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of minutes from February 28, 2007
    3. Approval of agenda for April 25, 2007
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Adoption of Board Order AM-17-05, sections NR 428.20 to 428.27 concerning NOx RACT rules and associated reference incorporations into NR 484.04. (Larry Bruss, 20 minutes) Modified
      2. Request authorization for public hearing for Board Order LE-07-07, revisions to NR 8, related to wildlife violators compact. (Tom Van Haren, 10 minutes) Deleted
      3. Request authorization for public hearing for Board Order AM-08-07, Incorporation of the national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for the surface coating of paper and other web into ch. NR 466. (William Baumann, 5 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of proposed changes to rules regulating commercial harvest of shovelnose sturgeon in Wisconsin-Iowa boundary waters. (Ron Benjamin, 20 minutes)
      2. Request authorization to consult with the public in developing the next phase of CWD management. (Alan Crossley, 20 minutes)
      3. Request authorization to hold public hearings on Board Order FH-07-07, revisions to NR 25, related to commercial fishing in outlying waters – Yellow Perch. (Mike Staggs, 10 minutes) Deleted from agenda prior to posting
      4. Revision of emergency rules to control the spread of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia virus in the waters of Wisconsin. (Michael Staggs, 10 minutes). Added
      5. Approval of naming the Zeloski Marsh Unit and management units within the Lake Mills Wildlife Area. (Tom Hauge, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification – Lower Wisconsin State Riverway – Grant County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition – Fish Lake Wildlife Area – Burnett County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition – Glacial Habitat Restoration Area – Winnebago County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition and Acceptance of Donation – Upper Wolf River Fishery Area – Langlade County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Donation - Lower Wolf River Bottomlands Natural Resources Area - Outagamie County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    • CAIR Rule Update Added
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. David R. Behn
      2. Diane Rappe
      3. Larry Freidig
      4. Allen F. Hillery
    2. Donations
      1. The Natural Resources Foundation will donate $10,000 to the Endangered Resources Program in support of the ornate box turtle work.
      2. The Friends of High Cliff State Park will donate $23,000 to High Cliff State Park for the purpose of hiring an educator.
      3. The Platteville Development Group will donate $8,500 for improvements to the Rountree Branch stream corridor.
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Landfill Owner Financial Responsibility. (Suzanne Bangert, 20 minutes)
      2. Waste Materials Use and Disposal Strategy. (Suzanne Bangert, 30 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Fishing Tournament Regulations. (Mike Staggs, 35 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 unless otherwise noted.
Registration requests and comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Tuesday August 13 2013