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Note: The March meeting was rescheduled from March 30 - 31 to March 16.

Since the posting of this agenda, the following items have changed:
7.B.1 Corrected
7.B.4 Deleted

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
March 16, 2010 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 the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 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.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda 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. 2010 Registered Laboratory of the Year Awards (David Webb, Environmental Science Services Chief, 10 minutes)
      2. Request approval of the FY 2011 Laboratory Certification Program Fee Adjustment (David Webb, Environmental Science Services Chief, 10 minutes)
      3. Request Adoption of Board Order WT-15-09, Watershed Management Housekeeping Rule Revisions to chs. 102, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110,114, 200, 203, 205, 210, 214, 299, 328, 341, and 812 (Susan Sylvester, Watershed Management Permits Chief, 10 minutes) Note: Moved from the February 2010 agenda.
      4. Request Authorization for Public Hearing for Board Order AM-06-09, proposed rules affecting ch. NR 433 pertaining to the implementation of Best Available Retrofit Technology (BART) requirements (Larry Bruss, Regional Pollutant & Mobile Source Section Chief,10 minutes)
      5. Request Authorization for Public Hearing for Board Order WT-25-08, revisions to NR 102 and NR 217 related to phosphorus water quality standards criteria and WPDES permit provisions for phosphorus (Russ Rasmussen, Watershed Management Bureau Director, 15 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife -
      1. Request Adoption of Modifications to Board Order WM-16-09 and Emergency Board Order WM-18-10(E), revisions to NR 10 relating to white-tailed deer population goals (Keith Warnke, Big Game Specialist, 20 minutes)
        Note: These modifications are the result of legislative review. Public testimony was received at the October 2009 meeting when this rule was approved. Public testimony will not be taken at this meeting.
      2. Request Authorization for public hearings on Board Order LF-05-10, revisions to Ch. NR 45, governing public use of Department properties (Mike Lutz, General Counsel Section Chief, 15 minutes)
      3. Easement Acquisition and Donation, Statewide Wildlife Habitat Area, Rock County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      4. Land Acquisition & Project Boundary Modification, New Munster Wildlife Area, Kenosha County (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation
    1. Citizen Particiation
  5. Board Members' Matters
    1. Change in operating procedures to allow for the elimination of and potential replacement for Operating Committees
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. March 2010 DNR Retirement Resolutions
      1. Sherry L. Sanford
      2. James E. Friedrich
      3. Michael E. DeBrock
    2. Donations
      1. The Natural Resources Foundation will donate $198,500 in support of Natural Areas Management, Endangered and Threatened Species, Community Conservation, and Education Corrected
      2. The Friends of Horicon Marsh International Education Center, Inc. will donate up to $100,000 to support the development of an approved concept design plan for exhibits at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center
      3. Willow River OWLs will donate up to $20,000 to pay the salary of a limited term environmental educator for 2010
      4. The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin will donate $12,750 in support of the Migratory Bird Stopover Project managed by the Bureau of Endangered Resources Deleted
      5. Ducks Unlimited and Dow AgroSciences will donate sunflower seed valued up to $10,000 to provide increased hunting opportunities for bird hunters in Wisconsin
      6. The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin will donate $6,400 to help conduct marshbird surveys statewide
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Green Tier (Mark McDermid, Cooperative Environmental Assistance Bureau Director, and Art Harrington and Margaret Krome, Green Tier Advisors, 60 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Wolf River Boating Safety Issues (Jeff Knorr, Conservation Warden, 20 minutes)

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Public participation registration and written comment deadline:
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Registration requests and comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Wednesday March 05 2014