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Natural Resource Commission to Meet January 17 in Des Moines
Posted: 01/09/2012
DES MOINES – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 1 p.m., Jan. 17, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building in Des Moines.  The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Gregory Drees, Janelle Rettig, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Conrad Clement and Dr. Sally Prickett.  The Director of the DNR is Roger Lande.

The following is the agenda for the January meeting.
  • Approve Agenda                 
  • Consent Agenda (*within agenda indicates proposed consent agenda item)
    • Contract with Marjory Randol, Iowa Habitat and Access Program Project
    • Donations
    • Land Management Projects
    • 28E Agreement with Gypsum City Off-highway Vehicle Park
  • Approve Minutes of December Meeting
  • Director Remarks
  • Honey Creek Resort State Park Update
  • Contract with Marjory Randol, Iowa Habitat and Access Program Project
  • Donations
  • 2011 REAP Conservation Education Program Grants
  • Appeal of Contested Case Decision on Residency Determination: Keith Hughes
  • Land Acquisition Projects
    • Odessa Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Louisa County – Schafer
    • George Wyth State Park, Black Hawk County – Conservation Board
    • Lake George WMA, Hancock County – Logemann
    • Big Marsh WMA, Butler County – Ulfers
    • West Fork WMA, Franklin County – Kiburz
    • White Horse Access WMA, Sac County – Melvin J. Forward Estate
  • Land Management Projects
    • Mississippi River, Des Moines County – Ch. 17 Barge Fleeting Lease
    • Mississippi River, Scott County – Ch. 17 Barge Fleeting Lease
    • Jesse R. Furrow, Sr. Access, Marshall County – Management Agreement
    • Helmke WMA, Wright County – Management Agreement
  • Contract Between the Conservation Corps and the IA DNR Rivers Program
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Professional Services, Site Survey for Backbone State Park Cabin Improvements
  • Construction Projects
    • Clear Lake State Park – Campground Improvements and Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
    • Beeds Lake – Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation
    • Virgin Lake – New Outlet Structure and Channels
    • Maquoketa Caves State Park – Water Distribution System Upgrade
    • Lake Keomah State Park – Sewer Rehabilitation
    • Lacey-Keosauqua State Park – Sewer Rehabilitation
    • Snyder Bend WMA – Snyder Bend Water Supply Channel Excavation
    • Honey Creek Resort – Kiosk Installation
  • Contract with Iowa State University for Urban Fishing Assessment and Plan Development
  • Contract with Iowa Economic Development Authority – Chariton Research Station
  • Contract with City of Creston Water Works – Spillway Replacement at Summit Lake
  • 28E Agreement with Gypsum City Off-highway Vehicle Park
  • General Discussion
  • Upcoming NRC Dates
    • Jan. 18, Legislative Open House, 7:30 a.m., State Capitol, Room 116,
    • Feb. 9, Henry Wallace State Office Building, Des Moines
For a complete agenda: