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Natural Resource Commission to meet Aug. 8 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., Aug. 8, in Conference Room 2 North, 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, 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, and advise of specific needs.

The following is the agenda for the Aug. 8 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Approve Minutes of July 11 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • Brass Bluegill Award and Special Recognition – 2019
  • Petition for Iowa City Urban Deer Management Zone – Special Harvest Request
  • Chapter 101, Falconry Regulations – Permit Lottery Drawing
  • Contract Amendment 4 with Iowa Association of Soil Conservation District Commissioners (aka Conservation Districts of Iowa)
  • Contract with Copperhead Environmental Consulting, Inc.
  • Iowa Code 462A.32 – Request for Permission (Research Buoys on Iowa Lakes)
  • Public Land Acquisition Project: Heritage Hills Wildlife Management Area, Clarke County – Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
    • West Okoboji Lake, Arnold’s Park Seawall Replacement – Dickinson County
    • Dolliver Memorial State Park, Flood Repairs – Webster County
    • Red Rock Wildlife Management Area, Road Maintenance – Polk, Warren and Marion Counties
    • Lake Anita, Seawall Replacement – Cass County
    • State Forest Nursery, Irrigation System – Story County
    • Viking Lake State Park, Sediment Ponds – Montgomery County
    • Lower Morse Lake Wildlife Management Area, Wetland Restoration – Wright County
  • General Discussion
  • Commissioner Briefing Topics:
    • Rules and Rulemaking Process
  • Next Meeting, Sept. 12, in Clear Lake

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