Commission Agenda Item No. 3
Presenter:  Corky Kuhlmann

Action
Land Acquisition – Henderson County
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
December 20, 2010

I.    Executive Summary:  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is in negotiations with a private landowner for the acquisition of a 14±acre tract as an addition to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Texas.

II.    Discussion:  TPWD staff is currently in negotiations with a private landowner for the acquisition of an approximate 14-acre tract of land (Tract) adjacent to the north boundary of the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, having 1500’ of common boundary.  The Tract will be used to build a reservoir that will supply water by gravity flow to the TFFC hatchery and visitor’s center.

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 14±acre tract of land as an addition to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center.”

                                                            Attachments — 3

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

Commission Agenda Item No. 3
Exhibit A

Location Map
Henderson County 
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center


Commission Agenda Item No. 3
Exhibit B

Vicinity Map
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center


Commission Agenda Item No. 3
Exhibit C

Site Map
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center


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