Conservation Commission Agenda

Missouri Conservation Commission FEBRUARY 2019 Meeting Tentative Agenda

  • Thursday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. — CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • Friday, Feb. 8, 8 a.m. — CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • Friday, Feb. 8, 9 a.m. — REGULAR OPEN MEETING

Conservation Department Headquarters, 2901 West Truman Boulevard 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.

To view the live streaming of the open meeting, or to watch recordings of past meetings, go to http://on.mo.gov/2nodPJU.

February 7, 2019 – 2 p.m. — Closed Executive Session

  • Vote to close meeting
  • Approval of minutes of previous executive session(s) (610.021 RSMo.)
  • Consideration of recommendations relating to the hiring/firing/disciplining/promoting of personnel (610.021(3) RSMo.)
  • 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.)
  • Consideration of confidential or privileged communications between the Commission and its Internal Auditor regarding work product (610.021(17) RSMo.)
  • Consideration of negotiated contracts (610.021(12) RSMo.)
  • Consideration of potential real estate transactions/negotiations (610.021(2) RSMo.)
  • Consideration of legal actions, causes of action, or litigation and attorney-client privileged communications as provided for in 610.021(1) RSMo

February 8, 2019 – 8 a.m. — Closed Executive Session

  • Consideration of potential real estate transactions/negotiations (610.021(2) RSMo.)

February 8, 2019 – 9 a.m. — Regular Open Meeting

Call to order: Marilynn J. Bradford, Chair

  • Director’s Comments — Sara Parker Pauley, Director

Administration

  • 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.
  • Presentation: Relevancy Update — Jason Sumners, Resource Science Division Chief

Regulations Committee: Mike Hubbard, Deputy Director and Chair, Regulations Committee

  • Action Items: Report of the Regulations Committee, including recommendations for changes to the Wildlife Code identified during the annual review
  • Presentation: Wildlife in Southeast Missouri Flood Zone — Brian Shelton, Conservation Agent
  • Presentation: Cervid Carcass Disposal — Charles Anderson, Resource Science Supervisor

Administrative Services Division

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Mid-Year Review of Revenue and Expenditure Trends — Andrew Bond, Financial Services Chief

Design and Development Division: Jacob Careaga, Design and Development Division Chief

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Mid-Year Review of Major Construction Projects
  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Shanks (Ted) Conservation Area Water Control Structures Replacement project located in Pike County
  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Perry (Ralph and Martha) Memorial Conservation Area Range Relocation project located in Johnson County

Information Technology Unit

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Mid-Year Review of Informational Technology Projects — Douglas Fees, Information Technology Services Chief

Realty Committee: Jennifer Battson Warren, Deputy Director and Chair, Realty Committee

  • Action Item: Recommendation for approval to purchase approximately 287 acres in Atchison County as an addition to Brickyard Hill Conservation Area
  • Action Item: Recommendation for approval to sell the 40-acre Sunrise Access in Marion County

Human Resources Division: Tom Neubauer, Human Resources Division Chief

  • Quarterly Report of Personnel Changes
  • Presentation: Performance Management Work Group Update

Administration

  • Action Item: Recommendation for approval of Unmanned Aerial System (Drone) Use Policy — Jennifer Battson Warren, Deputy Director
  • Legislative Update — Aaron Jeffries, Deputy Director
  • Action Item: Consideration of items removed from the Consent Calendar, if any
  • Other matters of interest
  • Adjourn

Future Meeting Dates:

  • April 11-12, 2019
  • May 22-23, 2019
  • June 27-28, 2019
  • August 22-23, 2019
  • October 10-11, 2019
  • December 12-13, 2019

Consent Calendar

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.

  1. Action Item:  Approval of minutes of previous open meeting(s)
  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
  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
  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
  5. Action Item: Recommendation for approval to suspend or revoke hunting privileges of individual(s) who inflicted injury to another person while hunting — Lisa Wehmeyer, Internal Auditor
  6.  Action Item: Recommendation for approval to advertise and sell an estimated 407,387 board feet of timber located on 191 acres of Compartment 6, Deer Ridge Conservation Area in Lewis County — John Tuttle, Acting Forestry Division Chief
  7.  Action Item: Recommendation for approval to suspend or revoke the commercial taxidermy permit of one individual for cause — Lisa Wehmeyer, Internal Auditor

In This Section

Regulation Recommendations for Commission Consideration

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

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