Presenter: Corky Kuhlmann
Commission Agenda Item No. 10
Land Purchase – Presidio County
Big Bend Ranch State Park
April 5, 2007
I. Executive Summary: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has been offered a 40-acre inholding within Big Bend Ranch State Park (BBRSP).
II. Discussion: A private 40-acre inholding within BBRSP identified as part of Survey No. 9, Abstract 5725, located by virtue of Certificate No. 959, issued to the Texas Mexican Railroad Company has been offered for sale to TPWD. This 40-acre inholding is within one of the priority sites targeted for acquisition. Staff has negotiated a contract for sale with a willing seller.
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 40-acre inholding in Presidio County as an addition to Big Bend Ranch State Park."
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