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August 15, 2007 Natural Resources Board agenda & meeting materials

For meeting at:
Port Superior Marina
34480 Port Superior Road
Bayfield, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion at approximately 11:30 a.m. for lunch and a presentation on the Lake Superior Fishery - Hack Noyes Research Vessel. At approximately 12:30 p.m., the Board will depart for a tour of Nourse Sugarbush Natural Area. At approximately 2:45 p.m., the Board will depart for a tour of Blue Vista Farm. At approximately 4:00 p.m., the Board will travel to the Winfield Inn, 225 E. Lynde Avenue, Bayfield.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, August 14, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will depart at approximately 5:00 p.m. for Dinner at Joni's Beach the Madeline Island Museum. At approximately 7:30 p.m., the Board will return to the Winfield Inn, 225 E. Lynde Avenue, Bayfield. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at the Port Superior Marina, 34480 Port Superior Road, Bayfield, 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, August 15, 2007

Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of minutes from May 23, 2007
    3. Approval of agenda for August 15, 2007
  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-04-06, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 433 and 484 pertaining to the Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) requirements for visibility protection. (Larry Bruss, 10 minutes)
      2. Request adoption of Board Order DG-33-06, revisions to ch. NR 809 relating to the regulation of public drinking water systems. (Lee H. Boushon, 15 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of Board Order DG-18-07, revisions to NR 140 relating to groundwater quality standards. (Michael Lemcke, 10 minutes)
      4. Request authorization for public hearing on Board Order AM-23-07 on proposed revisions to chs. NR 404 and 484, Wisconsin Administrative Code, pertaining to ambient air quality standards for particulate matter (Larry Bruss, 30 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board Order WM-16-07, revisions to NR 10, 12, and 16, the Wildlife Management housekeeping rule package (Scott Loomans, 10 minutes)
      2. Request adoption of Board Orders WM-19-07 and WM-19-07(E), 2007 migratory game bird seasons (Kent Van Horn, 60 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of Board Order LF-17-07, revisions to Ch. 1, 45, and 51, Wisconsin Administrative Code (Peter Biermeier, 30 minutes)
      4. Request approval of the Ice Age Trail Corridor Master Plan for Waushara County (Peter Biermeier and Tom Gilbert, National Park Service, 15 minutes)
      5. Request approval of modification to 2006 Wolf Plan Addendum to include reference to recent report. (Laurie Osterndorf, 20 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition - Statewide Natural Area - Spur Lake, Oneida County; Jay Creek State Natural Area, Jackson County; Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Burnett County; White River Fishery Area, Bayfield County; Northern Highland - American Legion State Forest, Oneida County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition - Spread Eagle Barrens Natural Area and Statewide Remnant Area - Florence County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition, Acreage Goal and Project Boundary Modification - Governor Dodge State Park - Iowa County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition - Glacial Habitat Restoration Area - Fond du Lac County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Acquisition - Ice Age Trail - Polk County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      11. Land Acquisition, Governor Knowles State Forest - Polk County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      12. Land Exchange - Peninsula State Park - Door 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
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Kathryn A. Kahler
      2. Robert Queen
      3. Donald Streiff
      4. Paul J. Lochner
      5. James W. Whipple
      6. Darlene K. Reeson
      7. Thaddeus J. Pyrek
      8. Michael J. Bartz
    2. Memorial Resolution
      1. David A. Weitz
    3. Donations
      1. Andrew F. Bell and Edith M. Bell Charitable Trust will donate $47,286.50 to the Endangered Resources Fund and to the Wildlife Management Wetland Program.
      2. The National Wild Turkey Federation, Blackhawk Toms Chapter, will donate $7,500 for habitat equipment purchase.
      3. The National Wild Turkey Federation will donate $5,200 for habitat maintenance.
      4. Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation will donate $5,000 to the Bureau of Endangered Resources to monitor Wisconsin's Trumpeter Swan breeding flock.
      5. Windway Capital Corporation will donate $5,000 to the Bureau of Endangered Resources to monitor Wisconsin-s Trumpeter Swan restoration flock and the nesting success of the state-s growing breeding population.
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Summary of public comments received on AM-32-05 - control of mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants (Jon Heinrich, 30 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative (Andy Paulios, 20 minutes)
      2. Northern Initiatives Project Update (John Gozdzialski, 15 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