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Wisconsin Natural Resources Board
March 2013 agenda and meeting materials

For meeting at:
Rm. G09, State Natural Resources Bldg. (GEF 2)
101 S. Webster St.
Madison WI 53703

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board meeting will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 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 on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 12 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, March 27, 2013

Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of agenda for March 27, 2013
    3. Approval of minutes from February 27, 2013
  2. Ratification of Acts of the Department Secretary
    1. Real Estate Transactions (PDF)
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, Water, and Enforcement
      1. Presentation of the 2013 Laboratory of the Year Award (PDF)
      2. Request approval of the FY 2014 Laboratory Certification and Registration Program Fee Adjustment (PDF)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, Fisheries, and Wildlife
      1. Request adoption of Board Order FH-19-12, regarding proposed rules affecting NR 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, and 26, Wis. Adm. Code related to housekeeping corrections, clarifications, and updates to code for fishing in inland, outlying, and boundary waters, and harvest of turtles (PDF)
      2. Request adoption of Board Order ER-19-10, proposed rules affecting Ch. NR 18, Wis. Adm. Code, related to the sport of falconry (PDF)
      3. Request approval of an amendment to the Black River State Forest Master Plan (PDF)
      4. Ratification of the department’s determination that prohibiting the nature-based outdoor activities (NBOA) of hunting is necessary to protect public safety on 0.22 acres in the City of Waterloo, Jefferson County Stewardship grant project (PDF) Revised: see page 1 of PDF for details.
      5. Ratification of the department’s determination that prohibiting the nature-based outdoor activities (NBOA) of hunting and trapping is necessary to protect public safety on 4.99 acres in the Town of Wilson, Sheboygan County Stewardship grant project (PDF) Note: This item was before the Board at the February 27, 2013 meeting. It was tabled and moved to this agenda.
      6. Land Acquisition – Scattered Forest Lands – Taylor County (PDF)
    3. Scope Statements
      1. Request statement of scope approval for Board Order AM-24-12, proposed rules affecting the construction and operation permit program requirements in chs. NR 406 and 407 respectively and related definitions in ch. NR 400, and hazardous air pollutant control requirements in ch. NR 445 (PDF)
  4. Citizen Participation - 1 p.m.
    1. Citizen Participation
      Citizen participation means speaking on items that are not on this month's Board agenda; appearances on items that are on this month's agenda are made at the time the Board considers the item. See complete information about public participation at Natural Resources Board meetings.
  5. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, Water, and Enforcement
      1. Implementation of new mining regulations (PDF)
      2. Update on 2012 Wisconsin Household Pharmaceutical Waste Collection Study (PDF)
    2. Land Management, Recreation, Fisheries, and Wildlife
      1. Illegally held wildlife response procedures for staff (PDF)
      2. Overview of MacKenzie Center Request for Proposal (RFP) (PDF)
  6. Special Committee Reports
  7. None

  8. Department Secretary's Matters
    1. Retirement Resolutions (PDF)
      1. Margaret Kalsow
      2. Patrick McKee
    2. Donations
      1. The Northern Kettle Moraine Horse Trail Association will donate $50,000 in materials and labor to be used to install 21 electrical pedestals at the New Prospect Horse Riders Campground in the Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit (PDF)
  9. Board Members' Matters

Public participation information

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See complete information about public participation at Natural Resources Board meetings.

Public participation registration and written comment deadline:
4 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting unless otherwise noted.

Last revised: Friday January 17 2020