Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Schedule for August 22-23, 2007

Commission Hearing Room
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

Archived Audio — Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Archived Audio — Thursday, August 23, 2007

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

**8:00 am – Committee Meetings

Lunch

2:00 pm

**Note start time of 8:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

9:00 am – Commission Meeting

  1. Action – Approval of Agenda
  2. Action – Election of Vice Chairman
  3. Action – Approval of Small Community Grant Funding
  4. Action – Approval of National Recreational Trail Grant Funding
  5. Action – Approval of Boating Access Grant Funding
  6. Action – Approval of Target Range Grant Funding
  7. Action – Operating and Capital Budget
    • Approval of FY08 Operating and Capital Budget
    • Approval of Budget and Investment Policy Resolutions
  8. Action – FY 2008 General Obligation Bond Program
    • New Bond Proceeds – Approval of Resolution
  9. Action – FY 2008 General Obligation Bond Program
    • State Park Repairs – Approval of Resolution
  10. Briefing – Texas Parks & Wildlife Expo Preview
  11. Action – Statewide Hunting and Fishing Proclamation Rule Amendments
    • Use of Laser Sighting Devices – Proof of Being Legally Blind – Mandated by Legislation (H.B. 308)
  12. Action – Implementation of Recommendations by the State Auditor's Office Audit of State Parks Financial Processes
    • Resolution on Seeking Legislative and Local Input on the State Parks System
    • Adoption of Prioritized Criteria for Capital Improvement and Repair Needs
  13. Action – Duck Stamp Fees – Authorization to Sell Federal Duck Stamps through TPWD's Automated License System – Authorized by Legislation (S.B. 1668)
  14. Action – Resolution – Designation of Representatives to the Biological Advisory Team and the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Comal County Regional Habitat Conservation Plan
  15. Action – Resolution – Designation of TPWD Representative and Representative of Recreational Interests in the Guadalupe River Basin to the Steering Committee of the Edwards Aquifer Recovery Implementation Program – Mandated by Legislation (S.B. 3)
  16. Action – 2007-2008 Migratory Game Bird Proclamation – Late Season Provisions
  17. Action – Vessel Regulations – Authorized/Mandated by Legislation (H.B. 3764)
    • Use of Inventory Vessels for Test, Show or Demonstration Purposes
    • Fee for Electronic Vessel Registration Renewal
    • Fee for Original and Duplicate Validation Cards
  18. Action – Rules Regarding Eligibility of Real Property for Inclusion in State Parks System – Mandated by Legislation (H.B. 12)
  19. Action – Land Donation – Gonzales County – Acceptance of 1.35 Acres at Palmetto State Park
  20. Action – Land Acquisition – Jefferson County – 62 Foot by 92 Foot Inholding at the J. D. Murphree Wildlife Management Area
  21. Action – Pipeline Easement – Jefferson County – Sale of Easement to Golden Pass for Pipeline Across J. D. Murphree Wildlife Management Area
  22. Action – Land Sale – Donley County – 3.4 Acres at the Taylor Lakes Unit of the Playa Lakes Wildlife Management Area
  23. Action – Land Sale – Travis County – 2.4 Acres at the Austin Game Warden Academy Property
  24. Action – Land Acquisition – Brazoria County – 20 Acres at the Nannie M. Stringfellow Wildlife Management Area
  25. Action – Land Donation – Bastrop County – Acceptance of 128 Acres at Bastrop State Park
  26. Action – Designation of the Texas State Railroad Right-of-Way as a Park Road – Withdrawn
  27. Briefing – Executive Director Search (Executive Session)
  28. Briefing – Executive Director Search Subcommittee (Executive Session)

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