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NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING 
VIRTUAL MEETING
 

May 19, 2020
10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT
)

 

Joining the Meeting:
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Public Questions and Comments:
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A G E N D A

 

I. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
II. DIRECTOR’S REPORT
III. REPORT   Deputy Director, Bureau of Lands, Recreation, and Cultural Resources. (John Davis)
IV. REPORT   Deputy Director, Bureau of Resource Regulation. (Chris Smith)
V. REPORT - Chair, Natural Resources Advisory Council (Patrick Early)

CHAIR, AND VICE CHAIR

  1. Consideration of 2020 Commission meeting dates (Indianapolis):

            July 21          September 15        November 17

  2. Updates on Commission and AOPA Committee

DNR, EXECUTIVE OFFICE

  1. Consideration and identification of any topic appropriate for referral to the Advisory Council

DNR, DIVISION OF NATURE PRESERVES

  1. Consideration of the dedication of the Dilcher-Turner Canyon Forest Nature Preserve in Greene County (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

DNR, DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

  1. Second report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to amend 312 IAC 9-4-11; to allow the use of 28 gauge and .410 shotgun and No. 9 tungsten super shot loads for wild turkey hunting;  Administrative Cause Nos. 18-058D and 20-FW-031 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  2. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition to amend the definition of muzzleloader, 312 IAC 9-3;  Administrative Cause No. 20-FW-021 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  3. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition requesting a primitive muzzleloader season; Administrative Cause No. 20-FW-020 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  4. Request for preliminary adoption of amendments to 312 IAC 5-6-5.6; Lake Manitou; Special Boating Zone;  Administrative Cause No. 19-145D (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  5. Request for preliminary adoption of amendments to 312 IAC 5-6-11; Simonton Lake Special Boating Zone; Administrative Cause No. 20-FW-018 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  6. Consideration of new nonrule policy document implementing In-Lieu Fee Mitigation; Administrative Cause No. 19-144D (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  7. Consideration of amendments to nonrule policy document, Information Bulletin #17, Habitat Mitigation Guidelines; Administrative Cause No. 20-FW-032 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

DNR, DIVISION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

  1. Request for preliminary adoption of amendments to 312 IAC 5-9-4; boating restrictions on Prairie Creek Reservoir;  Administrative Cause No. 20-LE-022 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

NRC, DIVISION OF HEARINGS

  1. Consideration of recommendation for final action on readoption of 312 IAC 2, governing standards for and guidance regarding the conduct of business and delegations by the Commission and procedures by which the individuals may petition for a public hearing; LSA #20-178(F); Administrative Cause No. 20-AD-001 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  2. Consideration of recommendation for final action on readoption of 312 IAC 6.2, governing standards for the management of ground water and surface water within the Great Lakes in Indiana; LSA #20-179(F); Administrative Cause No. 20-WA-004 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  3. Consideration of recommendation for final action on readoption of 312 IAC 6.3, providing standards to review of contracts for the withdrawal or release of water supply storage from a reservoir; LSA #20-180(F); Administrative Cause No. 20-WA-005 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  4. Consideration of recommendation for final action on readoption of 312 IAC 22.5, providing standards for aligning cemetery preservationists into the law concerning the work that they do in cemeteries to find sunken tombstones; LSA #20-181(F); Administrative Cause No. 20-HP-008(DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  5. Adjournment