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September 26, 2007 Natural Resources Board agenda & meeting materials

For meeting at:
The Four Seasons Resort
N16800 Shoreline Drive
Pembine, Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will arrive at the Four Seasons Resort, N16800 Shoreline Drive, Pembine, Wisconsin 54156, at approximately 11:30 a.m. for lunch. At 12:15 p.m. the Natural Resources Board will travel to the Wild Rivers Legacy Forest to view Sustainable Forestry Practices; they will then travel to and view a Trout Habitat Improvement Project; and then travel to and tour Porcupine Lake. At approximately 3:35 p.m. 4:30 p.m., the Board will travel to The Four Seasons Resort. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will have a public listening session from 4:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. at The Four Seasons Resort. At approximately 6:45 p.m. the Board will depart for dinner. Canceled

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, the Natural Resources Board will have Dinner at approximately 7:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. at Fairways Restaurant at The Four Seasons Resort. At approximately 8:30 p.m. the Board will check in at the Four Seasons Resort in Pembine, Wisconsin. Modified

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2007, at the Four Seasons Resort, Pembine, 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.

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of minutes from June 27, 2007
    3. Approval of agenda for September 26, 2007
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
      1. Request modification to Board Order LE-23-06, modifications to NR 5, related to boat noise testing (Roy Zellmer, 15 minutes)
      2. Request adoption of Board Order AM-05-06, proposed rules affecting NR 440 pertaining to the incorporation of new, and changes to existing, federal new source performance standards (Kevin Kessler, 10 minutes)
      3. Request authorization for public hearings of permanent rule for revisions to NR 320, NR 323, NR 328, NR 329, NR 341, NR 343, NR 345 Wisconsin Administrative Code (Martin Griffin, 15 minutes)
      4. Request authorization for public hearings on NR 462 pertaining to Boiler MACT standards (Kevin Kessler, 15 minutes)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Request approval of the Peshtigo River State Forest Master Plan (Dan Mertz and John Lubbers, 30 minutes)
      2. Land Acquisition and Project Boundary Modification - Yellowstone River and Canon Creek Stream Bank Protection Area - Lafayette County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      3. Land Acquisition - Goose Lake Wildlife Area - Dane County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      4. Easement Acquisition and Donations - Rush River Stream Bank Protection Area - Pierce County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      5. Land Acquisition - Little Wolf River Fishery Area - Portage County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      6. Land Donation - Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area - Rock County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes))
      7. Land Donation and Project Boundary Modification - Willow Creek Fishery Area - Waushara County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes)
      8. Land Acquisition - Glacial Habitat Restoration Area - Fond du Lac County (Richard Steffes, 5 minutes) Added
  4. Citizen Participation 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
  5. Board Members Matters
    1. Approve the 2008 NRB meeting schedule
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions
      1. Kent Harrison
      2. Ronald E. Thiel
      3. Nancy A. Shew
      4. Russell J. Bellmann
      5. Eric C. Mosher
      6. Joan T. Novak Added
    2. Donations
      1. Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, Inc. will donate $5,000 to the Bureau of Endangered Resources in support of the Wisconsin Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program
      2. Pheasants Forever will donate up to $35,000 over a 5-year period to support an LTE position in Southeast Region. This LTE position will work on private lands throughout southeastern Wisconsin conducting prescribed burns, prairie plantings, and grassland maintenance. Added
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Report on continuing activity related to the Sex-Age-Kill (SAK) Audit (Keith Warnke, 20 minutes)
      2. Report on Wisconsin's Double-crested Cormorant Management Plan and Population Objectives (Jeff Pritzl, 20 minutes)

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: Tuesday August 13 2013