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Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will at 9:30 a.m., Dec. 13, 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 Webmaster@dnr.iowa.gov, and advise of specific needs.
The following is the agenda for the Dec. 13 meeting.
*Amendment-1 with Northwoods Forestry, Inc.
*Contract with Newell Machinery Co., Inc.
*Amendment-1 with University of Northern Iowa
*Easement Conveyance – Clare Wilson Access – Dickinson County
*Management Agreement – Denning Conservation Area – Lee County Conservation
*Easement Conveyance – Leo Grau Wildlife Management Area (WMA) – Buena Vista County Soil and Water Conservation District
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Green Valley State Park – Union County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Lacey-Keosauqua State Park – Van Buren County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Springbrook State Park/Beaver Lake WMA – Guthrie/Dallas County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Prairie Rose State Park – Shelby County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Pine Lake State Park – Hardin County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Fairport State Recreation Area – Muscatine County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Rock Creek State Park – Jasper County
*Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Wilson Island State Recreation Area – Pottawattamie County
Approve Minutes of Nov. 8 Meeting
Acting Director’s Remarks
Division Administrator’s Remarks
Petition for Iowa City Urban Deer Management Zone – Special Harvest Request
Forest Advisory Committee
Contract with Infonet Systems, Inc.
Water Recreation Access Cost-Share (WRAC) Grant Fiscal Year 2019
Contract with Kerestes-Martin Associates, Inc. (dba KMA Design)
Contract with Iowa State University Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Public Land Management Projects
Management Agreement – Dixon Beach – West Okoboji Lake – City of Okoboji
*Easement Conveyance – Leo Grau Wildlife Management Area (WMA) – Buena Vista
Public Land Acquisition Projects
Rubio WMA, Washington County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF)
Fox Hills WMA, Wapello County – INHF
Heritage Hills WMA, Clarke County – INHF
Pilot Knob WMA, Winnebago County – INHF
Heritage Hills WMA, Warren County – INHF
Pilot Knob WMA, Winnebago County – Johnson
Sedan Bottoms WMA, Appanoose County - INHF
Small Construction Projects
Contract with the Dickinson County Water Quality Commission
Contract with Story County Conservation Board
Contract with Scott County Conservation Board
Chapter 30 – Waters Cost-Share and Grants Program, Low-Head Dam Public Hazard Grant Recommendations
Littleton Dam, Dam Mitigation – Buchanan County
Hickory Grove Lake, Mechanical Dredging and Shoreline Armoring – Story County
West Lake Complex, Watershed Improvements – Scott County
Viking Lake State Park, Office/Storage Buildings – Montgomery County
AA Call State Park, Lodge Repair – Kossuth County
Stone State Park, Lodge and Shelter Repair – Woodbury County
State Forest Nursery, Irrigation System – Story County
Center Lake Wetlands, Water Control Structure Replacement – Dickinson County
Pavement Repair and Maintenance, Lake Macbride State Park – Johnson County
Chapter 61, State Parks, Recreation Areas, and State Forest Camping – Notice of Intended Action
Natural Resource Commission Annual Report
Next Meeting, Jan. 23, in Des Moines
For a complete agenda, go to www.iowadnr.gov/nrc