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Commission Agenda Item No. 17
Presenter:  Corky Kuhlmann

Action
Acceptance of Land Donation
Anderson County
Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area
January 24, 2013

I.       Executive Summary:  Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has been offered a donation of a 1.55 acre tract of land in Anderson County.

II.            Discussion:  TPWD has been offered a donation of 1.55 acre tract of land (Tract) located along State Highway 287 as an addition to the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area (WMA).  The Tract is an abandoned Texas Department of Transportation Rest Area that is surrounded on three sides by the WMA with the fourth being along State Highway 287.

The Tract will be utilized by the WMA as a camping area for hunters hunting on the WMA.

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 accept the donation of a 1.55 acre tract of land as an addition to the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area.”

Attachments — 3

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

Commission Agenda Item No. 17
Exhibit A

Location Map
Anderson County


Commission Agenda Item No. 17
Exhibit B

Vicinity Map
Engeling WMA


Commission Agenda Item No. 17
Exhibit C

Site Map
Engeling WMA