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Natural Resource Commission to meet Jan. 23 in Des Moines

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Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 1 p.m., Jan. 23, in the Wallace State Office Building, second floor north conference room, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines.

The commission will hold its annual joint meeting with the Environmental Protection Commission of the Iowa DNR at 10 a.m. in the second floor north conference room of the Wallace State Office Building. Both meetings are 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 Jan. 23 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
    • Contract with Ducks Unlimited
    • Contract Amendment #5 with Bachman Aero, Inc.
    • Management Agreement Renewal – Lenon Mills Park – Guthrie County Conservation Board
    • Management Agreement – Lost Island Lake Recreational Trail through Blue Wing Marsh Wildlife Management Area (WMA) – Palo Alto County Conservation
    • 2018-2019 Deer Management Zone Hunts (Amended – Dubuque)
  • Approve Minutes of Dec. 13 Meeting
  • Acting Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • Donations
  • *Contract Amendment #5 with Bachman Aero, Inc.
  • *Contract with Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
  • Contract with Pheasants Forever
  • Contract with the City of Des Moines (Easter Lake South Watershed Ponds Dredging and Improvements)
  • Public Land Management Projects
    • *Management Agreement Renewal – Lenon Mills Park – Guthrie County Conservation Board
    • *Management Agreement – Lost Island Lake Recreational Trail through Blue Wing Marsh WMA – Palo Alto County Conservation
  • Public Land Acquisition Projects
    • Oxford Junction WMA, Jones County – Eastern Iowa Conservation Foundation
    • Green Hollow WMA, Fremont County – Storm Properties LLC
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
    • Pavement Repair and Maintenance, George Wyth State Park – Black Hawk County
    • Asphalt Overlay, Big Creek State Park – Polk County
    • Water System Improvement, Nine Eagles State Park – Decatur County
    • Generator Installation, Manchester Fish Hatchery – Delaware County
    • Oxbow Excavations, White Horse WMA – Sac County
  • *2018-2019 Deer Management Zone Hunts (Amended – Dubuque)
  • General Discussion
  • Next Meeting, Feb. 14, in Des Moines

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

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