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Friday, January 12, 2018
Iowa Natural Resource Commission to meet Jan. 17 in Des Moines

Des Moines – The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet at 1 p.m., Jan. 17, 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 director of the DNR is Chuck Gipp.

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 Service800-735-7942, or, and advise of specific needs.

The following is the agenda for the Jan. 17 meeting.

  • Approve Agenda
  • Consent Agenda*
  • *Contract with Northwoods Forestry, Inc.
  • *Contract with Pheasants Forever, Inc.
  • *Contract Amendment #4 with Bachman Aero, Inc.
  • Approve Minutes of Dec. 14 Meeting
  • Director’s Remarks
  • Division Administrator’s Remarks
  • Donations
  • *Contract with Northwoods Forestry, Inc.
  • *Contract with Pheasants Forever, Inc.
  • *Contract Amendment #4 with Bachman Aero, Inc.
  • Chapter 108, Mink, Muskrat, Raccoon, Badger, Opossum, Weasel, Striped Skunk, Fox (Red and Gray), Beaver, Coyote, River Otter, Bobcat, Gray (Timber) Wolf and Spotted Skunk Seasons – Notice of Intended Action
  • Chapter 101, Falconry Regulations – Notice of Intended Action
  • Chapter 91, Waterfowl and Coot Hunting Seasons – Notice of Intended Action
  • Chapter 45, Boat Motor Regulations; Chapter 51, Game Management Areas; Chapter 52, Wildlife Refuges – Notice of Intended Action
  • Chapter 16, Docks and Other Structures on Public Waters – Notice of Intended Action
  • Contract with Johnson County Conservation Board (Kent Park Lake)
  • Small Construction Projects
  • Construction Projects
  • Honey Creek State Park, Restroom Building Replacement, Appanoose County
  • Hickory Grove Lake, Shoreline Armoring, Story County
  • Lake Icaria State Park, Shoreline Armoring, Adams County
  • General Discussion
  • Next Meeting, Feb. 8, in Des Moines

For a complete agenda, go to

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