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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
September 22, 2010 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Hotel Mead
451 East Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at Barnum Bay Marina and Lure Bar & Grill, 1735 Archer Lane, Nekoosa, Wisconsin to begin presentations and a water tour of the Petenwell Flowage. The presentations will highlight Wisconsin River water quality history, Petenwell and Castle Rock Stewards – citizen partnership, business impacts of impaired water quality, and discussions on blue-green algae impacts, Phosphorus reduction efforts, and Wisconsin River TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load).

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will have a social and dinner discussion with tribal leaders beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 21, 2009, at Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 8:30 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 in Grand Ballroom Salon A & B at Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-7 as listed on the Agenda. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 12:00 p.m., the Natural Resources Board will meet in closed session under the authority of s.19.85(1)(g) Wisconsin Statutes for purposes of discussing litigation matters.

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, September 22, 2010: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for September 22, 2010
    3. Approval of minutes from August 10 - 11, 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 authorization for public hearing for Board Order AM-34-05, proposed rules affecting NR 411 pertaining to the indirect source air permit program (PDF) (Mike Friedlander, Program & Planning Analyst, 10 minutes) Moved from June agenda - Added
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request approval of the Department’s 15-year plan for responding to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Wisconsin’s free-ranging deer (PDF) (Tom Hauge, Wildlife Management Bureau Director and Davin Lopez, CWD Coordinator, 30 minutes
      2. Request authorization for public hearing on Board Order PR-36-10, revisions to NR 1.29 and NR 45.10 relating to the management of Department lands purchased for the Ice Age and North Country Trails (PDF) (Daniel Schuller, Parks & Recreation Bureau Director, 5 minutes)
      3. Request authorization for public hearing on Board Order CF-28-09, amending ch. NR 51, Administration of Stewardship Grants (Mary Rose Teves, Community Financial Assistance Bureau Director, Amy Bradley, Stewardship Grant Manager, and Karen Blodgett, WCR Community Services Specialist, 15 minutes) Deleted
      4. Request approval of the Flambeau River State Forest Master Plan (PDF) (Teague Prichard, State Forest Specialist, and Jim Halvorson, State Forest Superintendent, 20 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition – Statewide Public Access – Door County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition and Donation – Scattered Forest Lands – Ashland County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification – Tichigan Wildlife Area – Racine County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      8. Easement Purchase – North Branch Milwaukee River Wildlife and Farm Heritage Area – Sheboygan County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Acquisition and Donation – Western Prairie Habitat Restoration Area – Polk County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Exchange – Statewide Wildlife Habitat Area and Land Transfer – Statewide Fishery Habitat Area – Brown County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      11. Easement Donation – North Country National Scenic Trail – Douglas County (PDF) (Richard Steffes, Real Estate Director, 5 minutes)
      12. Request adoption of Emergency Board Order ER-37-10(E) and request authorization for public hearing on Board Order ER-35-10, revisions to NR Ch. 27, addition of Wisconsin cave bats to the threatened species list (PDF) (Erin Crain, Ecological Inventory and Monitoring Section Chief, and Dave Redell, Bat Biologist, 45 minutes) Added
      13. Request adoption of Emergency Board Order IS-42-10(E) and request authorization for public hearing on Board Order IS-41-10, revisions to NR Ch. 40, addition of the fungus, Geomyces Destructans, as a prohibited invasive species (PDF) (Erin Crain, Ecological Inventory and Monitoring Section Chief, and Dave Redell, Bat Biologist, 15 minutes) Added
    3. Budget
      1. Request approval of the Department’s 2011 – 2013 Biennial Budget, (PDF) including Operating, Capital, and Environmental Improvement Fund Components (Joe Polasek, Management & Budget Bureau Director and Dan Olson, Financial Assistance Specialist, 60 minutes)
        Full DNR 2011 - 13 Budget Proposal (PDF)
  4. Citizen Participation -1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
    2. Citizen Recognition
      1. Wisconsin Industrial Sands Added
  5. Board Members' Matters
    1. Approval of the 2011 Natural Resources Board Meeting Schedule (PDF)
    2. Clausen lead symposium proposal Added
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions (PDF)
      1. David C. Bailey
      2. Harry Sorenson
      3. Patrick J. Brady
      4. John C. Hagman
      5. Christopher R. Wunrow
    2. Donations
      None
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. DNR Land Acquisition Strategy for the Stewardship Program (PDF) (Laurie Osterndorf, Land Division Administrator and Paul Delong, Forestry Division Administrator, 30 minutes)

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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: Thursday March 27 2014