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SINCE THE POSTING OF THIS AGENDA THE FOLLOWING ITEMS HAVE CHANGED:
3.A.7 Modified
3.B.1 Deleted
3.B.2 Modified
3.B.4 Deleted
8.B.1 Modified
8.B.3 Added

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
March 27 - 28, 2007 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, March 27, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will convene from 2 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will have a listening session on baiting and feeding. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, March 27, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at approximately 6 p.m. for dinner at Tutto Pasta Cucina Italiana in Madison, Wisconsin. At approximately 8 p.m. the Board will arrive at Concourse Hotel in Madison.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Wednesday, March 28, 2007 the Natural Resources Board will meet with leaders from various environmental groups for breakfast at 7 a.m. at the Concourse Hotel in Madison. Topics being discussed may include non-point, energy/climate change, buffer initiatives, stewardship, mercury, exotics, NR 115, Great Lakes, ground water, and WLCV Lobby Day.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 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 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, March 28, 2007
ORDER OF BUSINESS

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of minutes from January 24, 2007
    3. Approval of minutes from February 28, 2007
    4. Approval of agenda for March 28, 2007
  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 2007 Registered Laboratory of the Year Awards. (David Webb, 10 minutes)
      2. Approval of FY 2008 Laboratory Certification Fee Adjustment. (David Webb, 5 minutes)
      3. Adoption of Board Order DG-37-06, revisions to NR 820 pertaining to ground water quantity protection. (Mark Putra, 15 minutes)
      4. Adoption of Board Order LE-04-07 related to fees for ATV and snowmobile safety courses. (Gary Eddy, 10 minutes)
      5. Adoption of Board Order LE-05-07, revisions to NR 5 pertaining to issuing temporary boating certificates and definitions. (Roy Zellmer, 10 minutes)
      6. Adoption of Board Order LE-06-07, revisions to NR 5 pertaining to mandatory boating education temporary certificate. (Roy Zellmer, 10 minutes)
      7. Request authorization to hold public hearings Adoption of Board Order WT-36-06 on NR 328, Subchapter III – Erosion Control Structures on Rivers and Streams. (Mary Ellen Vollbrecht, 10 minutes) Modified
      8. Request authorization to hold public hearings on Board Order AM-32-05, revisions to NR 440 and NR 446, pertaining to mercury emissions from coal-fired electric generating units. (Jon Heinrich, 40 minutes)
      9. Request authorization to hold public hearings on Board Order AM-12-07, proposed rules affecting Chapters NR 400, 406, 407, and 439 pertaining to the incorporation of changes of federal regulations, streamlining the permitting process for minor sources, clarification of construction permit requirements for certain sources, amending portable source relocation limitations and amending stack testing requirements for certain sources subject to MACT standards. (Jeff Hanson, 5 minutes)
      10. Request authorization to hold public hearings on amendments to ch. NR 140, Wis. Adm. Code - Groundwater Quality. (Michael Lemcke, 5 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request approval of department recommendations for the 2007 deer hunting season structure and antlerless deer quotas. (Keith Warnke, 45 minutes) Deleted
      2. Adoption of Secretary’s order pertaining to 2007 deer hunting regulation modifications in select deer management units. modification of 2007 deer hunting regulations in select deer management units in CWD and in non-CWD units. (Keith Warnke, 20 minutes) Modified
      3. Request authorization to hold public hearings on Board Order WM-16-07, revisions to NR 10 and 12, Wildlife Management housekeeping rules. (Scott Loomans, 15 minutes)
      4. Request authorization to hold public hearings on revisions to Ch. NR 45, NR 1 (Ice Age Trail) and NR 51 (state trails). (Peter Biermeier, 15 minutes) Deleted
      5. Land Acquisition – Dell Creek Wildlife Area, Sauk County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      6. Easement acquisition and project boundary change – Brooklyn Wildlife Area and Story Creek Streambank Protection Area, Green County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition and Donation, Black River State Forest, Jackson County. (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
      None
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
    1.  
      1. Stewardship Subcommittee
  7. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Comments
      1. Baiting and Feeding
    2. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Gregory A. Held
      2. Steven C. Jensen
      3. Richard L. Ward
      4. Kent Goeckermann
      5. Jeffrey Krueger
      6. Jay Hochmuth
    3. Donations
      1. The Friends of Kohler-Andrae, Inc. will donate $77,000 to Kohler-Andrae State Park in the form of an accessible cabin for people with disabilities to be built in the park’s family campground area.
      2. The estate of Lyle Hougan will donate $60,000 to the Lake Kegonsa State Park.
      3. The Mead Grounds Association will donate $30,374.24 for facilities on the grounds of George W. Mead Wildlife Area.
      4. The Lapham Peak Friends will donate $26,000 to the Department for the development of a Snowmaking system and pond at the Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.
      5. The Natural Resources Foundation is donating $202,717 to the Endangered Resources Program to be used for stocking and monitoring the American marten, monitoring Kirtland's warblers, wood turtle field studies, State Natural Areas Program support, and printing the Central Sands guidebook of the Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail.
  8. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Stewardship Grant Programs (Kimberlee Wright and Leslie Gauberti Tom Blotz, 20 minutes) Modified
      2. Update on Butler’s Gartersnake Conservation Strategy (Signe Holtz, 20 minutes)
      3. Update on 2006-2007 CWD Management efforts (Alan Crossley, 20 minutes) Added

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