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Natural Resource Commission to Meet November 12 in Des Moines

  • 11/5/2015 4:45:00 AM
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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 9:30 a.m., Nov. 12, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, in Des Moines.

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 November 12 meeting.

  •          Approve Agenda
  •          Consent Agenda*
    •          Public Land Management Project - Easement Conveyance – Webster County – MidAmerican Energy
  •          Approve Minutes of Oct. 8 Meeting
  •          Director’s Remarks
  •          Honey Creek Resort State Park Update
  •          Contract Amendment #7 with Capital Hotel Management, LLC
  •          Contract with Iowa State University (Response to Off-Channel Habitat Restoration)
  •          Contract with Dickinson County Water Quality Commission
  •          Water Recreation Access Cost-Share Grant Fiscal Year 2016
  •          Contract Amendment #2 with Active Network LLC
  •          Chapter 15, General License Regulations – Notice of Intended Action
  •          Engineering Contract with Snyder & Associates
  •          *Public Land Management Project – Easement Conveyance – Webster County – MidAmerican Energy
  •          Public Land Acquisition Projects
    •          Bays Branch Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Guthrie County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
    •          Mount Valley Marsh, Winnebago County – Garland Trust
    •          Hawk Valley WMA, Clay County – SIP Meeting LLC
  •          Construction Projects
    •          Union Grove State Park, Tama County – Shoreline Project 
    •          Gypsum City Off-Highway Vehicle Park, Webster County – Shower Building
    •          Goose Lake WMA, Clinton County – Dike Repairs Rebid
  •          Small Construction Projects
  •          2016 NRC Meeting Recommendations
  •          Division Administrator’s Remarks
    •          Budget Update
  •          General Discussion
  •          NRC 2015 Annual Report
    •          Consent Agenda Items
    •          Next Meeting, Dec. 10, in Des Moines


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