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Since posting this agenda, the following items have changed:
3.B.1 Modified
3.B.11 Deleted
3.B.18 Added
7.A.8 Added
7.A.9 Added

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
August 10 - 11, 2010 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Barker’s Island Inn
300 Marina Drive
Superior, WI 54880

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at Barker’s Island Inn in the Michigan/Ontario rooms, Superior. The Board will act on items 1 – 3.A.5 as listed on the Agenda.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, the Natural Resources Board will tour and/or receive presentations at the following locations: at approximately noon, the Board will receive a lunch presentation at Barker’s Island Inn in the Superior room, topic: forestry and wildlife management; at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Board will arrive at Mott’s Ravine State Natural Area, west of State Highway 27 and Mott’s Ravine Road, Brule, topic: wildlife management and the North Country Trail; and at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Board will arrive at the Winneboujou Canoe Landing, west of Highway 27 and County Road B, Brule, topic: fisheries, aquatic invasives, and river recreation.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at Barker’s Island Inn in the Michigan/Ontario rooms, Superior. The Board will act on items 1, 3.A.6 – 7.B.4 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.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for August 10 - 11, 2010
    3. Approval of minutes for June 22 - 23, 2010
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions (PDF)
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste and Water//Enforcement
      1. 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, 30 minutes)
        Note: due to large size, this document has been split into 2 files: Board Order DG-24-09 Part 1 (PDF) and Board Order DG-24-09 Part 2 (PDF)
        Tabled from April meeting - only public testimony on aluminum will be accepted
      2. Request adoption of Board Order DG-23-10, creation of NR 850 and revision to NR 142 relating to water use fees (PDF) (Eric Ebersberger, Water Use Section Chief, 15 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of Board Order DG-24-10, creation of Chapter NR 852 related to water conservation and water use efficiency for water users (PDF) (Eric Ebersberger, Water Use Section Chief, 15 minutes)
      4. Request adoption of Board Order DG-25-10, creation of NR 856 and revisions to NR 142 relating to water use registration and reporting (PDF) (Eric Ebersberger, Water Use Section Chief, 15 minutes)
      5. Request authorization for public hearing for Board Order DG-34-10, creation of NR 860, water use permitting (PDF) (Kristy Rogers, Water Supply Specialist, 10 minutes)

Wednesday, August 11, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
  2. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste and Water//Enforcement - Continued from August 10
      1. Request adoption of Board order AM-06-09, proposed rules affecting ch. NR 433 pertaining to the implementation of Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) requirements (PDF) (Larry Bruss, Regional Pollutant and Mobile Source Section Chief, 10 minutes) Moved from June agenda
      2. Request adoption of Board Order AM-13-10, proposed rules affecting NR 484 and 485 pertaining to the vehicle inspection and maintenance program (PDF) (Larry Bruss, Regional Pollutant and Mobile Source Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of 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 (PDF) (Bill Baumann, Compliance, Enforcement, and Emission Inventory Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      4. Request adoption of Board Order AM-09-10, proposed rules affecting NR 410 pertaining to fees for reviewing applications for construction of air pollution sources (PDF) (Andrew Stewart, Permit and Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      5. Request adoption of Board Order AM-12-10, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 405 and NR 406 pertaining to permit requirements relating to non-federal class 1 areas (PDF) (Andrew Stewart, Permit and Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 10 minutes)
      6. Request adoption of Board Order AM-16-10, proposed rules affecting chs. NR 400, 404 to 408 and 484, Wis. Adm. Code pertaining to permit requirements relating to particulate matter emissions (PDF) (Andrew Stewart, Permit and Stationary Source Modeling Section Chief, 10 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board Order FH-17-09, revisions to NR 19, 20, 21, 22 and 24 related to commercial fishing on Wisconsin-Iowa and Wisconsin-Minnesota boundary waters (PDF) (Steve Dewald, Warden Supervisor – La Crosse, 15 minutes) Modified
      2. Request adoption of Board Order WM-02-10, the Wildlife Management housekeeping rules package (PDF) (Scott Loomans, Regulation Policy Specialist, 5 minutes)
      3. Request adoption of Board Order WM-04-08 related to authorizing hunting on state ice age trail areas (PDF) (Scott Loomans, Regulation Policy Specialist and Peter Biermeier, External Relations and Planning Section Chief, 20 minutes)
      4. Request adoption of Board Order ER-10-10, revisions to NR 29 related to endangered resources information fees (PDF) (Erin Crain, Ecological Inventory and Monitoring Section Chief, 20 minutes)
      5. Request adoption of Board Orders WM-21-10 and WM-22-10(E), revisions to NR 10 establishing the 2010 migratory game bird hunting seasons and regulations (PDF) (Kent Van Horn, Migratory Game Bird Specialist, 15 minutes)
      6. Request adoption of Board Order LF-05-10, revisions to Ch. 45, Wis. Adm. Code, use of department properties (PDF) (Michael Lutz, Staff Attorney, 10 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition - Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit - Waukesha County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification - Green Bay West Shores Wildlife Area - Oconto County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification - Statewide Natural Area - Crawford County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Acquisition - Tiffany Wildlife Area and Lower Chippewa River Natural Area - Pepin County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      11. Easement Acquisition - Ice Age Trail - Columbia County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) Deleted
      12. Land Acquisition - Ridgeway Pine Natural Area - Iowa County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      13. Land Acquisition - Willow Flowage Scenic Waters - Oneida County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      14. Land Acquisition - Pike Wild River - Marinette County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      15. Land Donation - Pine Island Wildlife Area - Columbia County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      16. Land Acquisition, Donation, and Project Boundary Modification - McMillan Wildlife Area - Marathon County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      17. Land Acquisition and Donation - Lower Wisconsin State Riverway - Richland County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      18. Land Acquisition – Statewide Habitat Area – Shawano County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes) Added
  3. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  4. Board Members' Matters
  5. Special Committee Reports
  6. None

  7. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions (PDF)
      1. Gregory W. Kornely
      2. Charles R. Verhoeven
      3. Kirstie Larsen
      4. Calvin Glessing
      5. David F. Beer
      6. James R. Reyburn
      7. Richard H. Nelson
      8. Vance L. Rayburn Added
      9. Larry Bruss Added
    2. Donations
      1. The Johnson Family Foundation will donate $17,000.00 to the Bureau of Endangered Resources in support of the Trumpeter Swan and Piping Plover monitoring activities (PDF)
      2. The Andrew F. Bell and Edith M. Bell Charitable Trust will donate $13,936.50 to the Endangered Resources Fund (PDF)
      3. Polar Bears International will donate $12,036.56 for reforestation purposes in Wisconsin (PDF)
      4. Brule Preservation will donate $6,000.00 to the Brule River State Forest for law enforcement support and public awareness activities on the Brule River (PDF)
  8. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      None

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: Monday March 24 2014