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Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
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3.A.7 Added

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
April 2010 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
2040 Airport Drive
Green Bay, Wisconsin 54313

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, the Natural Resources Board will tour and receive presentations at the following locations: At approximately 1:15 p.m. the Board will arrive at Shawano Dam, W. Richmond Street, Shawano; at approximately 2:10 p.m., the Board will arrive at “Cow Yard Rips Guard Site”, South of Valley View Road, Pella; at approximately 3:40 p.m., the Board will arrive at Bamboo Bend, corner of 54 & old 54, Shiocton; at approximately 4:10 p.m., the Board will arrive at Sturgeon Guard Camp, N7851 County Rd M, Shiocton; and at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Navarino Nature Center, W5646 Lindsten Rd, Shiocton. At approximately 12:20 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Fox River PCB Remediation Processing site, 1611 State Street, Green Bay; at approximately 2:40 p.m., the Board will arrive at the DePere River Walk, 201 James Street, DePere; and at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Board will arrive at the H & R Landfill site, east of 3385 Finger Road, Green Bay. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2010, in the Grand Council Ballroom Iroquois North conference room at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at at 8:30 a.m. 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 and under the authority of s.19.85(1)(g) Wisconsin Statutes for purposes of discussing litigation matters. The regular meeting will begin upon conclusion of the closed session at approximately 9:15 a.m. Added and modified

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 28, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for April 28, 2010
    3. Approval of minutes for February 24, 2010
    4. Approval of minutes for March 16, 2010
  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 DG-19-09, repealing and recreating chapters NR 809 and NR 811; and creation of NR 810 all pertaining to public drinking water systems (Lee Boushon, Public Water Supply Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      2. Request Adoption of Board Order DG-24-09, revisions to ch. NR 140 Wis. Adm. Code, relating to groundwater quality standards (Michael Lemcke, Drinking and Groundwater Section Chief, 5 minutes)
      3. Request authorization for public hearings for Board Order AM-06-10, proposed rules affecting NR 410.05 pertaining to the increase of asbestos inspection fees and the addition of fees for review of revised notifications and inspection of fire training burns (Bill Baumann, Compliance, Enforcement, and Emission Inventory Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      4. Request authorization for public hearings for Board Order AM-12-10, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 405 and 406 pertaining to permit requirements relating to non-federal Class I areas (Andrew Stewart, Permits & Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      5. Request authorization for public hearings for Board Order AM-16-10, proposed rules affecting NR 400, 404 to 408, and 484 pertaining to permit requirements for fine particulate matter emissions (Andrew Stewart, Permits & Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      6. Request Authorization for public hearings for Board Order AM-13-10, proposed rules affecting NR 484 and 485 pertaining to the vehicle inspection and maintenance program (Larry Bruss, Regional Pollutants and Mobile Sources Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      7. Request Authorization for public hearings for Board Order AM-09-10, proposed rules affecting NR 410 pertaining to fees for reviewing applications for construction of air pollution sources (Andrew Stewart, Permits & Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 10 minutes) Added
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife -
      1. Request Adoption of Emergency Board Order LF-14-10(E), creation of NR 45.13(lm)(d), establishment of a slow-no-wake zone on a 3,700 ft. stretch of the Wisconsin River (at the “narrows” upstream from WI Dells) (Barb Wolf, Regional Warden Supervisor, 15 minutes)
      2. Request authorization for public hearings for Board Order WM-02-10, the Wildlife Management housekeeping rules package (Scott Loomans, Regulatory Policy Specialist, 10 minutes)
      3. Request authorization for public hearings on Board Order WM-15-10 related to the use of archery deer hunting carcass tags (Keith Warnke, Big Game Biologist, 5 minutes)
      4. Request approval of Department recommendations for the 2010 deer hunting season structure and antlerless deer quotas (Keith Warnke, Big Game Biologist, 20 minutes)
      5. Request authorization for public hearings for Board Order FH-17-09, revisions to NR 21 and 22, Wis. Adm. Code, pertaining to WI/MN Boundary Waters Commercial Fishing Rules & Definitions (Thomas Van Haren, Conservation Warden, and Steve Dewald, Warden Supervisor - LaCrosse, 10 minutes)
      6. Presentation of the 2009 Wisconsin Ethical Hunter Award (Steve Dewald, Warden Supervisor - LaCrosse, 10 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition – Statewide Natural Areas – Oneida County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition - Wild Rose Hatchery - Waushara County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Donation & Project Boundary Modification - Green Bay West Shores Wildlife Area - Marinette County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Donation - Glacial Habitat Restoration Area - Fond du Lac County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
    1. Change in operating procedures to allow for the elimination of and replacement of Operating Committees
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Tom Blackwood
      2. Carol Schmidt
      3. Jeff Tabat
      4. Jeff Roth
      5. Mary Ginnebaugh
      6. James Wangerin
    2. Donations
      1. The Natural Resources Foundation will donate $21,25 in support of Endangered and Threatened Species0
      2. The Windway Capital Corporation will donate $10,000 in support of Trumpeter Swan Monitoring
      3. The Natural Resources Foundation will donate $8,500 in support of the Citizen-Based Monitoring Program
      4. NatureServe will donate $7,600 in support of Wisconsin Natural Heritage Inventory Database Improvements
      5. The Friends of Perrot, Inc. will donate $10,000 to be used towards Naturalist Salaries at Perrot State Park for the 2010 summer camping season
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      None

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