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Current Meeting Agenda

 

NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION MEETING 

Fort Harrison State Park – Garrison
6002 North Post Road
Indianapolis, Indiana

 

November 17, 2020
10:00 a.m. ET (9:00 a.m. CT
)

 

During the Natural Resources Commission meeting, all health and safety protocols prescribed by local, state and federal authorities will be observed.  Attendance will be monitored and seating configured to ensure compliance with social distancing.

Face coverings are currently required.

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 2021 Commission meeting dates (Indianapolis):
     January 19     March 16     May 18    July 20   September 21   November 16

  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 LAW ENFORCEMENT

  1. Report to the Natural Resources Commission on citizen petition requesting an extension of the no boating zone immediately downstream from the Twin Branch Dam on the St. Joseph River in Mishawaka, Indiana; Administrative Cause No. 19-132L (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

DNR, DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE

  1. Request for preliminary adoption of amendments to 312 IAC 9 related to hunting deer and wild turkeys and trapping beavers. Administrative Cause No. 20-FW-043 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  2. Consideration of amendments to Information Bulletin #2, Roster of Indiana Animals, Insects, Spiders, and Plants that are Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened, or Rare; Administrative Cause No. 20-FW-049  (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

DNR, DIVISION OF HEARINGS

  1. Consideration of Hearing Officer report on rule processing, public hearing, and hearing officer analyses with recommendation regarding final action to amend 312 IAC 5; to create special boating zones on Prairie Creek Reservoir; LSA #20-286(F); Administrative Cause No. 20-LE-022 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  2. Consideration of Hearing Officer report on rule processing, public hearing, and hearing officer analyses with recommendation regarding final action to amend 312 IAC 5-6-5.6; Lake Manitou Ecozone; LSA #20-287(F); Administrative Cause No. 19-145D (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  3. Consideration of Hearing Officer report on rule processing, public hearing, and hearing officer analyses with recommendation regarding final action to amend 312 IAC 5-6-11; Simonton Lake special boating zones; LSA #20-288(F); Administrative Cause No. 20FW-018 (DOWNLOAD RELATED MATERIAL)

  4. Adjournment