Conservation Commission Agenda

Missouri Conservation Commission AUGUST 2018 Meeting Tentative Agenda

  • Thursday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m. -- BUDGET WORKSHOP and CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • Friday, Aug. 24, 8:30 a.m. -- REGULAR OPEN MEETING

Conservation Department Headquarters, 2901 West Truman Blvd. in Jefferson City

Background documents related to the open agenda items are available for public viewing at Conservation Department Headquarters, Jefferson City, for eight calendar days prior to the meeting. Any person who would like to comment to the Commission about a specific agenda item must make a written request to the Director at least four calendar days prior to the meeting. The time allotted for public comment and the number of speakers will be at the Commission’s discretion. Recording the open meeting is permissible, pursuant to any guidelines established by the Commission to minimize disruption to the meeting. Individuals wishing to record the open meeting by audiotape, videotape, or other electronic means should notify the Director at least four calendar days prior to the meeting so accommodations for such recording can be made.

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Aug. 23, 10 a.m. -- Budget Workshop followed by Closed Executive Session 

  • Budget Workshop
  • Vote to close meeting
  • E.1 – Approval of minutes of previous executive session(s) (610.021 RSMo.)
  • E.2 – Consideration of supporting documentation related to recommendations to suspend or revoke hunting, fishing, and trapping privileges (621.021(1), 610.021.14, 454.440.9, 211.321 RSMo.)
  • E.3 – Consideration of confidential or privileged communications between the Commission and its Internal Auditor regarding work product (610.021(17) RSMo.)
  • E.4 – Consideration of recommendations relating to the hiring/firing/disciplining/ promoting of personnel (610.021(3) RSMo.)
  • E.5 – Consideration of potential real estate transactions/negotiations (610.021(2) RSMo.) 
  • E.6 – Consideration of legal actions, causes of action, or litigation and attorney-client privileged communications as provided for in 610.021(1) RSMo 
  • E.7 – Consideration of negotiated contracts (610.021(12) RSMo.)
  • Adjourn closed session

Aug. 24, 8:30 a.m. – Regular Open Meeting

Call to order -- Marilynn J. Bradford, Chair

1. Director’s Comments -- Sara Parker Pauley, Director


2. Staff Recognition/Recent Awards -- Introductions by Division Chief(s)


3. Communications Update -- Heather Feeler, Communications Chief


4. Action Item: Consideration of items on the Consent Calendar (to be approved with a single action unless any Commission member requests an item be removed and taken up separately). Items removed will be addressed as the last action item on the meeting agenda. 

Regulations Committee:

5. Action Item: Report of the Regulations Committee, including recommendations for changes to the Wildlife Code identified during the mid-year review -- Mike Hubbard, Deputy Director and Chair, Regulations Committee

6. Presentation: Nontoxic Shot Regulations Proposal -- Norman Murray, Interim Wildlife Division Chief

Administrative Services Division: -- Andrew Bond, Financial Services Chief 

7. Fiscal Year 2018 Year-End Financial Report

8. Action Item: Recommendation for approval to submit estimated Fiscal Year 2020 appropriation requests to the Office of Administration budget director pursuant to Section 33.220 RSMo 

Information Technology Unit:

9. Fiscal Year 2018 Year-End Report of Information Technology Projects Completed -- Douglas Fees, Information Technology Services Chief

Design and Development Division:

10. Fiscal Year 2018 Year-End Report of Major Construction Projects Completed -- Jacob Careaga, Design and Development Division Chief  

Realty Committee:

11. Action Item: Recommendation for approval to accept the donation of approximately 2.8 acres in Platte County as an addition to Anthony and Beatrice Kendzora Conservation Area --Jennifer Battson Warren, Deputy Director and Chair, Realty Committee


12. Action Item: Consideration of items removed from the Consent Calendar, if any

13. Other matters of interest 

14. Adjourn


  • October 11-12, 2018
  • December 13-14, 2018


Items on the following Consent Calendar either require Commission Action (if noted) or may be written reports presented for Commission information only.

The Consent Calendar covers routine items to be taken up by the Commission as the first order of business and approved with a single action.  Any Commission member may request an item be removed from the Consent Calendar to be addressed individually.  Any Commission member may abstain from voting on an item without removing it by specifying the item number and his/her desire to abstain prior to the vote.  Items removed from the Consent Calendar are taken up in numerical order as called for by the Commission Chair or as listed on the regular meeting agenda.

  • C.1 Action Item:  Approval of minutes of previous open meeting(s)
  • C.2 Action Item: Recommendation for approval to suspend or revoke all hunting and fishing privileges of individuals who are not in compliance with applicable child support laws -- Lisa Wehmeyer, Internal Auditor
  • C.3 Action Item: Recommendation for approval to suspend or revoke one or more hunting, fishing, or trapping privileges of individuals for cause -- Lisa Wehmeyer, Internal Auditor
  • C.4 Action Item: Recommendation for approval to suspend or revoke one or more hunting, fishing, and trapping privileges of individuals in accordance with the terms of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact -- Lisa Wehmeyer, Internal Auditor
  • C.5 Major Construction Projects Status Report -- Jacob Careaga, Design and Development Division Chief
  • C.6 Information Technology Projects Status Report -- Douglas Fees, Information Technology Services Chief
  • C.7 Action Item: Recommendation for approval to advertise and sell an estimated 1,222,395 board feet of timber located on 498 acres of Compartment 21, Current River Conservation Area in Shannon County -- Lisa Allen, Forestry Division Chief
  • C.8 Action Item: Conservation Employees’ Benefits Plan 2019 recommendation -- Tom Neubauer, Human Resources Division Chief

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Regulation Recommendations for Commission Consideration

Final regulation recommendations for changes to the Wildlife Code pertaining to captive cervid facilities.

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