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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board October 2018 agenda and meeting materials

October 2018 Natural Resources Board agenda [PDF] This is the official agenda.

Public Appearance list

Written Comment list

SINCE THE POSTING OF THIS AGENDA, THE FOLLOWING HAS CHANGED:
2.B.3. TITLE CORRECTED (10/19/18)

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Public Participation Deadline: NRB Liaison receipt of your request to testify and/or written comment is 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 19, 2018.

WISCONSIN NATURAL RESOURCES BOARD

AGENDA rev. (10/19/2018)

Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2)
101 South Webster Street
Madison, Wisconsin

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in Public Meeting Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster Street, Madison, Wisconsin. Due to a brief meeting agenda, each Board Member has the option to participate via conference call. The Board will act on items 1-2 and 5-6 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. Board Chair determines that the matter is urgent.

ORDER OF BUSINESS

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for October 24, 2018
    3. Approval of brief of action from September 25-26, 2018
  2. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, Water, and Enforcement - None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, Fisheries, and Wildlife
      1. The Friends of Lapham Peak will donate water piping, electrical infrastructure, and a Standard Polecat Snowgun valued at $116,000 to expand the snowmaking operations on cross-country ski trails at Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest
        Citizen Testimony and Written Comment Welcome
        (Department Secretary Dan Meyer)
        1. Land Donation – Lower Wisconsin State Riverway – Iowa County;
        2. Land Donation – Baileys Harbor Boreal Forest and Wetlands – Jonathon Ela Unit – Door County
          Citizen Testimony and Written Comment Welcome
          (Jim Lemke, Real Estate Section Chief)
      2. Request adoption of Emergency Board Order FH-15-18(E), proposed rules affecting chapters 13, 19, 20-23, and 25 related to taking catfish and rough fish by hand or bow and arrow or crossbow TITLE CORRECTED
        Citizen Testimony and Written Comment Welcome
        (Meredith Penthorn, Fisheries Management Regulatory Policy Specialist)
        PowerPoint Presentation
    3. Scope Statements – Citizen Testimony and Written Comment Welcome
      None
    4. Department-Wide
      None
  3. Citizen Participation – approximately 8:50 a.m.
    (Note: If time permits, Items 4-Information Items, 5-Department Secretary’s Matters, and 6- Board Members’ Matters may come before the Board prior to Item 3-Citizen Participation at 8:50 a.m. Also note that regardless of which item is before the Board at 8:50 a.m., this item will be taken up at the posted time.)
    1. Citizen Appearances (Citizen testimony on topics that are not on this month's agenda; appearances on items that are on this month's agenda are made at the time the Board considers the item. See complete information on public participation.)
    2. Citizen Recognition - None
  4. Information Items - Written Comment Only
    1. Air, Waste, Water, and Enforcement - None
    2. Land Management, Recreation, Fisheries, and Wildlife
      1. Summer Tribal Youth Program - Update
        (Karen Blodgett, Grant Manager, and Shelly Allness, Agency Tribal Liaison)
        PowerPoint Presentation
    3. Department-Wide - None
  5. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Recognition
      1. Ronda Helgeson, Customer & Outreach Services, 30 years
    2. Department Secretary's Matters - Informational
      1. Acts of the Department Secretary - Real Estate Transactions
      2. Department Secretary's Matters
        1. Pre-season deer hunt
          PowerPoint Presentation
      3. Planning Status Update - None
  6. Board Members' Matters
    1. Board Members’ Matters

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Last revised: Monday October 29 2018