Presenter: Corky Kuhlmann

Commission Agenda Item No. 14
Action
Land Acquisition - Walker County
Huntsville State Park
May 2008

I. Executive Summary: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff has negotiated with a willing seller for the purchase of approximately four acres at Huntsville State Park.

II. Discussion: TPWD in its ongoing effort to connect to public water and wastewater service whenever possible has negotiated with New Forestry, LLC to purchase approximately four acres of land. These four acres are in the form of a 40-foot wide by 4,520-foot long utility right-of-way, representing the most direct route to the City of Huntsville wastewater lift station.

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

"The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission authorizes the Executive Director to take all necessary steps to acquire a 4-acre tract in Walker County, Texas as an addition to the Huntsville State Park."

Attachments - 2

  1. Exhibit A - Location Map
  2. Exhibit B - Site Map

Commission Agenda Item No. 14
Exhibit A

Location Map

Location of Huntsville State Park in relation to IH 45, US Highway 190 and State Highway 30W

For help in interpreting this map, please contact Corky Kuhlmann.


Commission Agenda Item No. 14
Exhibit B

Site Map

Location of land acquisition in relation to Timbervest Managment Property, Sam Houston National Forest, City of Huntsville list station and sewer plant and Hunstville State Park

For help in interpreting this map, please contact Corky Kuhlmann.


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