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Natural Resource Commission to Meet May 8 in Urbandale
Posted: 05/01/2014

The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 9:30 a.m., May 8, in the conference room at 7900 Hickman Road east entrance, in Urbandale.
The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Conrad Clement, Dr. Sally Prickett, Marcus Branstad and Phyllis Reimer.  The Director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.

The following is the agenda for the May 8 meeting.

• Approve Agenda
   • *Consent Agenda
      • 28E Agreement with the University of Iowa – Lake Macbride
      • Chapter 17 Lease, SCF Fleeting, LLC, Mississippi River, Scott County

• Election of Natural Resource Commission Officers
• Approve Minutes of April 10 Meeting
• Director Remarks

• Chapter 106, Deer Hunting by Residents – Notice Pending Finalization
• Chapter 33 – REAP Private/Public Fiscal Year 2014 Supplemental Grant Awards
• Contract with North East Iowa RC&D – Eastern Iowa Inventory and Management Plan
• Contract with Copper Tree Consulting – Western Iowa Inventory and Management Plan
• *28E Agreement with the University of Iowa – Lake Macbride
• Chapter 27 – Land and Water Conservation Fund, City and Country Grant Recommendations
• Public Land Management Projects
   • *Chapter 17 Lease, SCF Fleeting, LLC, Mississippi River, Scott County
   • Cooperative Agreement with City of Storm Lake – Storm Lake Marina

• Public Land Acquisition Projects
   • Elm Lake Wildlife Management Area – Wright County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
   • Spring Run Wetland Complex – Dickinson County – INHF
   • Cory Marsh WMA – Dickinson County – Wiese
   • Lake Geode State Park – Des Moines County – Johnson
   • Lake Geode State Park – Henry County – Klein
   • Lake Geode State Park – Henry County - Reid

• Construction – Small Projects
   • Construction Projects
   • Construction – Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery – Generator Replacement
   • Construction – Twelve Mile WMA Wetland
   • Construction – Lake Geode Shoreline Armoring
   • Construction – Lost Grove WMA Shoreline Armoring and Sediment Pond
   • Construction – Lost Grove WMA – Parking Lot Expansion
   • Construction – Volga River State Recreation Area – Parking Lot and Boat Ramp
   • Construction – Maquoketa Caves State Park – Design Guide Restroom and Pits
   • Construction – Pleasant Creek Recreation Area – Pit Vault Restroom Project
   • Construction – Elk Rock State Park PCC Paving
   • Construction – Pump House at Lake Darling
   • Construction – Brushy Creek State Recreation Area – Multi-use Trail Bridge Project

• Interim Division Administrator Comments
• General Discussion
   • Waterfowl Working Group

• Upcoming NRC Dates
   • June 11, Honey Creek Resort State Park, Moravia

For a complete agenda, go to