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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
December 14, 2009 agenda and meeting materials

Rescheduled from December 9, 2009

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 9:30 a.m. via conference call on Monday, December 14, 2009, 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.

Monday, December 14, 2009: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for December 14, 2009
    3. Approval of minutes for October 21, 2009
    4. Approval of minutes for November 13, 2009
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste and Water//Enforcement
      1. Request Authorization for Public Hearing on Board Order WT-15-09, Watershed Management’s Housekeeping Rule Revisions to chs. 102, 103, 105, 106, 108, 110, 114, 200, 203, 205, 210, 241, 299, 328, and 341 (Tom Mugan, 10 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request Adoption of Board Order FH-23-09, to revise Ch. NR 25 relating to the total allowable commercial harvest of whitefish in Lake Michigan (William Horns, 15 minutes)
      2. Request Adoption of Board Order LF-08-09, to revise NR 52 relating to the Public Use of Lands Acquired under the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program (Pat Henderson and Doug Haag, 20 minutes) Deferred to January 2010 meeting
      3. Land Acquisition - Statewide Natural Areas - Oneida & Vilas Counties (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      4. Land Acquisition and Donation - Baraboo Hills Recreation Area - Sauk County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition - White River Fishery Area - Waushara County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Acquisition & Project Boundary Modification - Hartman Creek State Park - Portage County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      7. Land Acquisition & Project Boundary Modification - Brunet Island State Park - Chippewa County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition - Wildcat Mountain State Park - Vernon County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      9. Land Donation - Statewide Wildlife Habitat Area - Pierce County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      10. Land Donation - Paul Olson Wildlife Area - Wood County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      11. Land Donation – Statewide Natural Area - Door County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      12. Land Donation - C.D. Besadny Fish & Wildlife Area - Kewaunee County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      13. Land Donation & Project Boundary Modification - Green Bay West Shores Wildlife Area - Oconto County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      14. Easement Donation - Statewide Natural Areas - Marquette County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation
    1. Citizen Recognition
      1. Rebecca Wallace Award Deferred to January 2010 meeting
    2. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Steven J. Thomas
      2. Gregory J. Pittz
      3. Ronald W. Becker
      4. Linda L. Netzer
    2. Donations
      1. The Friends of Kohler-Andrae State Park, Inc. will donate a Kubota Utility Vehicle at a value of $13,000 to Kohler-Andrae State Park
      2. Whitetails Unlimited Inc. will donate $5,615.17 to Upper Chippewa Area Wildlife Management for habitat work
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Update on Ballast Water Permitting (Russ Rasmussen, 20 minutes) Deferred to January 2010 meeting
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife

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Public Participation at Natural Resources Board Meetings

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Registration requests and comments should be directed to the Board Liaison.

Last revised: Tuesday August 13 2013