Conservation Commission Agenda

Missouri Conservation Commission OCTOBER 2018 Meeting Tentative Agenda

  • Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m. — COMMISSION WORKSHOP, MDC Runge Conservation Nature Center, 330 Commerce Drive in Jefferson City
  • Thursday, Oct. 11, 8:30 a.m. — CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION
  • Thursday, Oct. 11, 1 p.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 live streaming of the Oct.11 regular open meeting, or to watch recordings of past meetings, go to http://on.mo.gov/2nodPJU.

October 10, 1 p.m. — Commission Workshop

October 11, 8:30 a.m. — Closed Executive Session 

  • 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 negotiated contracts (610.021(12) RSMo.)
  • E.5 – Consideration of potential real estate transactions/negotiations (610.021(2) RSMo.)
  • E.6 – Consideration of recommendations relating to the hiring/firing/disciplining/promoting of personnel (610.021(3) RSMo.)
  • E.7 – Consideration of legal actions, causes of action, or litigation and attorney-client privileged communications as provided for in 610.021(1) RSMo
  • Adjourn closed session

October 11, 1 p.m. — Regular Open Meeting

Call to order — Marilynn J. Bradford, Chair

Awards:

  • 1. Staff Recognition/National Awards with introductions by Deputies/Division Chiefs

Administration:

  • Strategic Initiatives Update — Sara Parker Pauley, Director
  • 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:

  • Action Item:  Report of the Regulations Committee, including a recommendation for changes to the Wildlife Code — Mike Hubbard, Deputy Director and Chair, Regulations Committee

Administrative Services Division:

  • Financial Report — Andrew Bond, Financial Services Chief  

Design and Development Division: 

Jacob Careaga, Design and Development Division Chief

  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Duck Creek Conservation Area Structures, Grim Levee Pool 3 Road project located in Bollinger, Stoddard, and Wayne Counties
  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Lead Mine Conservation Area Bridge Improvements project located in Dallas County
  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Northeast and Northwest Regions Chemical Storage Buildings and Fuel Cabinets project located in Macon, Scotland, Carroll, and Nodaway Counties
  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Ranacker Conservation Area Bridge Improvements project located in Pike County
  • Action Item: Consideration of bids for construction of the Four Rivers Conservation Area Water Control Gate Replacement project located in Bates County
  • Action Item: Consideration of a professional services agreement for Statewide Tower Replacements in multiple counties across Missouri

Realty Committee:

  • Action Item: Recommendation for approval to exchange two tracts containing approximately 20 acres and 13 acres, respectively, of Castor River Conservation Area in Bollinger County for two tracts containing approximately 40 acres and 3.7 acres, respectively, in Bollinger County as an addition to Castor River Conservation Area — Jennifer Battson Warren, Deputy Director and Chair, Realty Committee

Administration:

  • Action Item: Consideration of items removed from the Consent Calendar, if any
  • Other matters of interest 
  • Adjourn

FUTURE MEETING DATES:

  • December 13-14, 2018
  • February 7-8, 2019
  • 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.

  • 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 Quarterly Report of Personnel Changes — Tom Neubauer, Human Resources Division Chief
  • C.8 Action Item: Recommendation for approval to advertise and sell an estimated 1,608,793 board feet of timber located on 803 acres of Compartment 1, Canaan Conservation Area in Gasconade County — Lisa Allen, Forestry Division Chief
  • C.9 Action Item: Recommendation for approval to advertise and sell an estimated 606,824 board feet of timber located on 519 acres of Compartment 7, Angeline Conservation Area in Shannon County — Lisa Allen, Forestry Division Chief
  • C.10 Conservation Employees’ Benefits Plan update — Tom Neubauer, Human Resources Division Chief

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Regulation Recommendations for Commission Consideration

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