Finance Committee

Wednesday, 9:00 am, August 26, 2009

Will Rogers Memorial Center
Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall
South Texas Room/Cactus Room Area
3400 Burnett Tandy Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Vacant, Committee Chair
Gene McCarty, Committee Liaison

Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes

  1. Update on TPWD Progress in Implementing the TPWD Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan – Permission to Publish Rules Related to Implementation of Legislation during 81st Texas Legislature
    • License Sales
    • Marine Dealer, Distributor and Manufacturer's License
    Staff: Carter Smith
  2. Financial Overview
    • FY09 Financial Update
    • FY10 Operating and Capital Budget and Approval of Capital and Conservation Account Funding Projects (Action Item No. 4)
    • Budget and Investment Policy Resolutions (Action Item No. 4)
      • Use of Commission Dedicated Funds
    Staff: Mike Jensen
  3. FY2010-2011 General Obligation Bond Program (Action Item No. 5)
    • New Bond Proceeds
      • Facility Repairs: $28 Million
    Staff: Rich McMonagle
  4. FY2010-2011 General Obligation Bond Program (Action Item No. 6)
    • New Bond Proceeds
      • Weather Related Damage Repairs: $10 Million
    Staff: Rich McMonagle
  5. Resolution - Recommended Adoption of Nonprofit Partners (Action Item No. 16)
    Staff: Ann Bright

Committee Agenda Item No. 1
Presenter: Carter Smith

Finance Committee
Update on TPWD Progress in Implementing the TPWD Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan
August 26, 2009

I. Executive Summary: Executive Director Carter Smith will briefly update the Commission on the status of the agency's efforts to implement the Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (the Plan).

II. Discussion: In 2001, the 77th Texas Legislature directed that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) develop a Land and Water Resources Conservation and Recreation Plan (Tex. Park & Wild. Code §11.104). In November 2002, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (the Commission) adopted the first Plan. A revised Plan was adopted by the Commission in January 2005. The Plan is available on the TPWD web site. Executive Director Carter Smith will update the Finance Committee on TPWD's recent progress in achieving the Plan's Goals and Objectives as they relate to the Finance Committee.

The Plan consists of 8 Goals and a total of 56 Objectives. The Goals stated in the Plan are as follows:


Committee Agenda Item No. 2
Presenter: Mike Jensen

Finance Committee
Financial Overview
August 26, 2009

I. Executive Summary: Staff will present a financial overview of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).

II. Discussion:


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