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Natural Resource Commission to meet August 9 in Des Moines

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DES MOINES – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 9, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.

The meeting is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Marcus Branstad, Phyllis Reimer, Tom Prickett and Laura Hommel. The acting director of the DNR is Bruce Trautman.

Any person attending the public meeting and has special requirements such as those related to mobility or hearing impairments should contact the DNR or ADA Coordinator at 515-725-8200, Relay Iowa TTY Service 800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.

The following is the agenda for the Aug. 9 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
  • Contract Amendment-1 with Forum Communications Company
  • Management Agreement Renewal – Guttenberg Welcome Center, City of Guttenberg
  • Contract with Chosen Valley Testing, Inc.
  • Approve Minutes of July 12 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • Donations
  • *Contract Amendment-1 with Forum Communications Company
  • Chapter 101, Falconry Regulations – Permit Lottery Drawing
  • Chapter 23, Wildlife Habitat Promotion with Local Entities Program Grant Recommendations
  • Contract with Ducks Unlimited
  • Public Land Management Projects
  • Chapter 18 Lease, Missouri River – Woodbury County
  • Management Agreement, Mile-Long Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Woodbury County
  • *Management Agreement Renewal, Guttenberg Welcome Center – City of Guttenberg
  • *Contract with Chosen Valley Testing, Inc.
  • Contract with Environmental Solutions & Innovations, Inc.
  • Contract with the City of Carter Lake
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
  • Chautauqua Jetty Repair, Storm Lake – Buena Vista County
  • Shower Building Replacement, Honey Creek State Park – Appanoose County
  • Canoe Ramp Project, Boone Forks WMA – Webster County
  • Well and Water Treatment Building Project, Palisades-Kepler State Park – Linn County
  • Chapter 47, Snowmobiles – Final Rule
  • General Discussion
  • Forest Advisory Committee Discussion
  • Next Meeting, Sept. 13, in Pacific Junction

For a complete agenda, go to