Presenter: Corky Kuhlmann

Commission Agenda Item No. 21
Action
Land Donation - Jasper County
East Texas Fish Hatchery
January 2006

I. Executive Summary: The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has accepted a proposal from Jasper County to participate in the development and construction of the East Texas Fish Hatchery (ETFH). This item recommends acceptance of approximately 199 acres of land from Jasper County on which the hatchery will be built.

II. Discussion: The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (Foundation) entered into an agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to solicit proposals for the new East Texas Fish Hatchery (ETFH). The Foundation recommended the proposal offered by Jasper County, Texas. This recommendation was approved by a Resolution of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission dated November 3, 2004. The county's proposal included the donation of land on which the hatchery will be constructed.

The purpose of this item is to accept a gift of 198.569 acres of land, being part of the overall package offered to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department by Jasper County, to facilitate the building of the new ETFH.

III. Recommendation: The staff recommends the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopt the following motion:

"The Executive Director is authorized to take all necessary steps to acquire by donation 198.569 acres of land from Jasper County."

Attachments - 1

  1. Exhibit A - Location Map

Commission Agenda Item No. 19
Exhibit A

Location Map


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