Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Presenter:  Corky Kuhlmann

Action
Land Acquisition
Smith County
Tyler State Park 
May 26, 2011

I.       Executive Summary:  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is in negotiations with a private landowner for the acquisition of a half-acre tract as an addition to Tyler State Park.

II.            Discussion:  TPWD staff is currently in negotiations with a private landowner for the acquisition of an approximate half-acre tract of land (Tract) adjacent to the northeast boundary of Tyler State Park (Park) having 700’ of common boundary with the Park.

The Tract is located north of the Park headquarters and is a long narrow strip that is parallel to the Park entrance road and would act as a buffer between private land and a future headquarters development.

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 one half acre tract of land as an addition to Tyler State Park.”

Attachments — 3

  1. Exhibit A – Location Map
  2. Exhibit B – Vicinity Map
  3. Exhibit C – Site Map

Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Exhibit A

Location Map
Smith County 


Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Exhibit B

Vicinity Map
Tyler State Park


Commission Agenda Item No. 7
Exhibit C

Site Map
Tyler State Park


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