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Natural Resource Commission to meet in Des Moines December 13

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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.

Approve Agenda

Consent Agenda*

*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

Donations

*Amendment-1 with Northwoods Forestry, Inc.

*Contract with Newell Machinery Co., Inc.

Contract with Infonet Systems, Inc.

Water Recreation Access Cost-Share (WRAC) Grant Fiscal Year 2019

Contract with Kerestes-Martin Associates, Inc. (dba KMA Design)

*Amendment-1 with University of Northern Iowa

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 – Clare Wilson Access – Dickinson County

*Management Agreement – Denning Conservation Area – Lee County Conservation

*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

Construction Projects

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

*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

Chapter 61, State Parks, Recreation Areas, and State Forest Camping – Notice of Intended Action

General Discussion

Natural Resource Commission Annual Report

Next Meeting, Jan. 23, in Des Moines

 

For a complete agenda, go to www.iowadnr.gov/nrc

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