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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
February 2011 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Room G09, State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2)
101 South Webster Street
Madison, WI 53703

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene via conference call at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2011, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster Street, 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.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for February 23, 2011
    3. Approval of minutes from January 25 - 26, 2011
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions [PDF]
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Ratification of Department decision to issue Stewardship grant to Friends of the Fox for acquisition of 0.84 acres with one nature-based outdoor activity (NBOA) prohibition [PDF] (Lavane Hessler, Stewardship Local Assistance Grant Manager, 15 minutes)
  4. Citizen Participation - None
    1. Citizen Participation refers to citizen appearances 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. When the Board meets in Madison, appearances are accepted every other month. See complete information about Public Participation at Board meetings
  5. Board Members' Matters
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions [PDF]
      1. Larry Damman
      2. Richard R. Thorbjornsen
      3. Peter D. Flaherty
      4. Thomas F. Steidl
      5. Stuart C. Pfeiffer
      6. David D. Goldsworthy
      7. William H. Schwengel
      8. Darrel Richer
      9. Jannie A. Wille
      10. Nancy Palmer Payne
      11. John R. Blayney
      12. Tom A. Tewes
      13. Tom Blotz
      14. Lawrence E. Claggett
      15. Ronald W. Kazmierczak
      16. Carol A. McCurry
      17. Rick Ostrowski
      18. Linda S. Winn
    2. Donations
      1. Willow River OWLs will donate up to $20,000 to pay the salary of a limited term environmental educator for 2011 [PDF]
  9. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, and Water/Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, and Fisheries/Wildlife
      1. Status of Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Fund [PDF] (Kurt Thiede, Land Administrator, 30 minutes) Added

Public Participation Information

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: Wednesday March 26 2014