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September 2014 agenda and meeting materials

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board

September 2014 Natural Resources Board agenda (PDF) This is the official agenda.

September 2014 Natural Resources Board brief of action (PDF)

September 2014 Natural Resources Board webcast To navigate through the webcast, click the Channels button at the bottom of the webcast screen, click the agenda item that you want to view, then click Channels again.

September 2014 Natural Resources Board public appearances (PDF)

Registration deadline to testify or to submit written comments: 11 a.m. on Friday, September 19, 2014. See complete information on the Board public participation web page.

Since this agenda was posted, the following has changed:
5.B.2. Added

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Natural Resources Board will convene via conference call at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, in Room G09, State Natural Resources Building (GEF 2), 101 South Webster Street, Madison, Wisconsin. The Board will act on items 1-3 and 6-7 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 24, 2014: Order of Business

  1. Organizational Matters
    1. Calling the roll
    2. Approval of September 2014 NRB agenda
    3. Approval of August 2014 NRB brief of action (PDF)
  2. Ratification of Acts of the DNR Secretary
    1. September 2014 DNR Real Estate Transactions (PDF)
  3. Action Items
    1. Air, Waste, Water, and Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, Fisheries, and Wildlife
      1. Board Order FR-07-12 adoption request: proposed rules affecting chapter NR 47.65 related to a new County Forest time standards grant, which would allow county forests additional flexibility in selecting the optimal combination of resources provided by the DNR (PDF) Citizen Testimony Welcome
    3. Scope Statements - Citizen Testimony Welcome
      1. Board Order LE-17-13 scope statement approval request, conditional approval of the public hearing notice and notice of submittal of proposed rules to the Legislative Council Rules Clearinghouse: proposed rules affecting ch(s). Chapters NR 50.12, NR 50.13, and NR 64.15 related to Law Enforcement Aids to Counties and Municipalities (PDF)
    4. Department Wide - Citizen Testimony Welcome
      1. Approval request: DNR 2015-17 Biennial Budget including Operating, Capital, and Environmental Improvement Fund components:
        1. 2015-2017 DNR operating and Environmental Improvement Fund (EIF) budget (PDF)
        2. 2015-2017 DNR capital budget - part 1 (PDF)
        3. 2015-2017 DNR capital budget - part 2 (PDF)
  4. Citizen Participation - 9 a.m.
    (Note: If time permits, the following agenda items may come before the Board prior to Citizen Participation: 5. Information Items; 6. DNR Secretary’s Matters; and 7. Board Members’ Matters)
    1. Citizen Participation
      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. See complete information on the Board public participation web page.
  5. Information Items
    1. Air, Waste, Water, and Enforcement
    2. Land Management, Recreation, Fisheries, and Wildlife
      1. Update on development and implementation of the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP)(PDF)
      2. Protocol for collecting information from harvested wolves Added
  6. September 2014 DNR Secretary's Matters - Citizen Testimony Welcome
    1. September 2014 DNR Retirement Resolutions (PDF)
      1. June Everson
      2. Kenneth Johnson
      3. Ruth Klassy
      4. Jim Morrissey
    2. September 2014 Donations
      1. The Barbara M. Black Trust will donate $56,977.65 to be used to continue support of endangered species priorities (PDF)
  7. September 2014 Natural Resources Board Members' Matters
Contact information
If you have Board-related questions or would like to request information, to submit written comments, or to register to speak at a Board meeting or listening session, email or call:
Laurie J. Ross, Board Liaison
Office of the Secretary, AD/8
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