Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Schedule for August 21-22, 2013

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Commission Hearing Room
4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

9:00 a.m. — Work Session

  1. Work Session
    Commission Hearing Room
  2. Executive Session
    Executive Office Conference Room

2:00 p.m. — Annual Public Hearing

  1. Annual Public Hearing
    Commission Hearing Room

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Archived Audio

9:00 am — Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Thursday, 9:00 a.m.
August 22, 2013

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Commission Hearing Room
4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744

Commissioner T. Dan Friedkin, Commission Chair
Carter Smith, Commission Liaison

  1. ACTION – Approval of Agenda
  2. ACTION—Operating and Capital Budget – Justin Halvorsen
    • FY 2014 Operating and Capital Budget and Approval of the Capital and Conservation Account Funding Projects
    • Budget and Investment Policy Resolutions
    • Approval of State Park List for Performance Measures
  3. ACTION—Commercially Protected Finfish Reporting Requirements—Mandatory Electronic Reporting—Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes—Brandi Reeder
  4. ACTION—Possession of Undersize Oysters—Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes—Brandi Reeder
  5. ACTION—Use of Dogs to Trail Wounded Deer—Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes—Scott Vaca
  6. ACTION—Exotic Species Rule Amendments regarding Transport of Tilapia and Triploid Grass Carp—Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes—Ken Kurzawski
  7. ACTION—2013-2014 Late Season Migratory Regulations—Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes—Kevin Kraai
  8. ACTION—Hunter Education Course Requirements—Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes—Nancy Herron, Robert Ramirez
  9. ACTION—Revised Environmental Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)—Recommended Adoption of the TxDOT MOU—Ted Hollingsworth
  10. ACTION—Land Acquisition—Gonzales County—Approximately 11 Acres as an Addition to Palmetto State Park—Lana Marbach
  11. ACTION—Land Acquisition—Anderson County—Approximately 118.5 Acres as an Addition to the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area—Corky Kuhlmann
  12. WITHDRAWN—ACTION—Land Acquisition—Cochran County—Approximately 1,640 Acres at Yoakum Dunes Preserve—Corky Kuhlmann
  13. ACTION—Personnel Matters—Executive Director Compensation—Dawn Heikkila
  14. BRIEFING—Application of Unmanned Aerial Systems Technology in Support of TPWD Fish and Wildlife Conservation Goals—Tim Birdsong