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Natural Resource Commission to meet Sept. 12 in Clear Lake

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Des Moines, Iowa – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 8:30 a.m., Sept. 12, at the Lakeview Community Center, 10 North Lakeview Drive, in Clear Lake.

Commissioners will meet at noon, Sept. 11 at the Best Western, 2023 Seventh Avenue North, in Clear Lake, for presentations and a tour of the area. The meeting and tour is open to the public.

Members of the NRC are Kim Francisco, Dennis Schemmel, Margo Underwood, Marcus Branstad, Laura Hommel, Tom Prickett and Laura Foell.  The director of the DNR is Kayla Lyon.

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 Sept. 12 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
    • Consent Agenda
    • Contract with Spee Dee Delivery Service, Inc.
    • Timber Sale Contract with Yoder Sawmill, LLC for Shimek State Forest
    • Timber Sale Contract with Lansing Forest Products, L.L.C. for Loess Hills State Forest
    • Contract with Pheasants Forever, Inc.
    • Easement Conveyance, Manchester Fish Hatchery – Delaware County
    • Management Agreement Amendment, Boardwalk at Arnolds Park – Historic Arnolds Park, Inc.
    • Chapter 18 Lease Renewal, Mississippi River, Clayton County – City of Marquette
    • Chapter 17 Barge Fleeting Lease Renewal – Mississippi River, Louisa County
    • Riverton/Willow Slough Wildlife Management Areas (WMA), Road Maintenance, Fremont/Mills County
    • Red Rock WMA, Road Maintenance – Marion County
    • Big Marsh WMA, Road Maintenance – Butler County
  • Approve Minutes of Aug. 8 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget Request
  • *Contract with Spee Dee Delivery Service, Inc.
  • Timber Sale Contract with Weiland & Sons Lumber Company for Yellow River State Forest
  • *Timber Sale Contract with Yoder Sawmill, LLC, for Shimek State Forest
  • *Timber Sale Contract with Lansing Forest Products, L.L.C. for Loess Hills State Forest
  • Contract with Iowa State University – Sandhill Cranes
  • *Contract with Pheasants Forever, Inc.
  • Chapter 23 – Wildlife Habitat Promotion with Local Entities Program Grant Recommendations
  • *Public Land Management Projects
    • *Easement Conveyance, Manchester Fish Hatchery – Delaware County
    • *Management Agreement Amendment, Boardwalk at Arnolds Park – Historic Arnolds Park, Inc.
    • *Chapter 18 Lease Renewal, Mississippi River, Clayton County – City of Marquette
    • *Chapter 17 Barge Fleeting Lease Renewal – Mississippi River, Louisa County
  • Public Land Acquisition Projects
    • Big Marsh WMA, Butler County – Spain
    • Heritage Hills Wildlife Management Area, Warren County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
  • Contract with Iowa State University, Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (Economic Impact Study)
  • Engineering Professional Services Contract with KCL Engineering -Multi-Project Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Design Services
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
    • Backbone State Park, Cabin Renovations – Delaware County
    • White Horse Access WMA, Access Road – Sac County
    • Viking Lake State Park, Shoreline Repair – Montgomery County
    • Manawa State Park, Campground Site Preparation – Pottawattamie County
    • Stephens State Forest, Road Maintenance – Lucas County
    • *Riverton/Willow Slough WMAs, Road Maintenance – Fremont/Mills County
    • *Red Rock WMA, Road Maintenance – Marion County
    • Big Marsh WMA, Road Maintenance – Butler County
  • General Discussion
  • NRC Discussion of Administrative Law Judge Cases
  • NRC Annual Report
  • Next Meeting, Oct. 10, in Des Moines

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

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