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See list of temporary closures and operations adjustments.


Executive Session

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
9:00 a.m.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Executive Office Conference Room
4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX  78744

T. Dan Friedkin, Commission Chair
Carter Smith, Executive Director

  1. Update on Legal Issues – Ann Bright
    • Chronic Wasting Disease Discovery and Response
    • Oyster Litigation
  2. Personnel Matters - Chairman Hughes
    • Performance Evaluation of TPWD Executive Director WITHDRAWN
    • Discuss Executive Director Compensation Authorized by H.B. 1, as enacted by the 84th Texas Legislature (2015)