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Comment on Proposed Regulations and Transactions

Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Texas Senate, the commission adopts policies and rules to carry out all programs of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Every August, the Commission conducts an annual public hearing to receive input from our partners, stakeholders and constituents concerning any issues relating to Department policies, goals, programs, and responsibilities. Anyone who is interested in speaking to the Commission is encouraged to attend. Additional information on this and other public hearings is available at the links below.

Next Regular Commission Meeting

  • Work Session: 9 a.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2016
  • Commission Meeting: 9 a.m. Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • Location: TPWD Headquarters, Austin — Directions
  • The agenda will be linked here as soon as it is posted on the website.
  • Rules of Conduct
  • Live streaming audio will be available.

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park — Facilities and Recreational Uses

News Release

  • Public Meeting: Aug. 10 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Oak Hall of the Garden Center.
  • Public Meeting: Aug. 11 at the Strawn School cafeteria, 224 East Walnut Street, Strawn, Texas, 76475, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Written comments from the public on the project must be received by Sept. 1, 2016, in person, by mail or by e-mail
    • Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Superintendent John Ferguson, 1915 FM 2372, Strawn, TX 76475,
    • Chris Beckcom, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744,

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