Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Schedule for August 21-22, 2019

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

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

9:00 a.m. — Work Session


Thursday, August 22, 2019

9:00 am — Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Thursday, August 22, 2019
9:00 a.m.

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

S. Reed Morian, Commission Chair
Carter Smith, Executive Director

Approval of Minutes from the Commission Meeting held May 22, 2019

  1. ACTION – Financial Overview – Mike Jensen
    1. Fiscal Year 2020 Agency Budget by Strategy (Action Item No. 1)
    2. Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budget by Division/Object of Expense (Action Item No. 1)
    3. Budget Policy (Action Item No. 1)
    4. Investment Policy (Action Item No. 1)
    5. Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Biennium State Park List and Change Procedures (Action Item No. 1)
    6. Retain 100 Percent of Boat Revenues in Fund 9 (Action Item No. 1)
  2. ACTION – Commercial Nongame Permits and Miscellaneous Wildlife Division Permits – Refusal of Permit Issuance or Permit Renewal and Review of Agency Decision – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Meredith Longoria
    (Comment on the Proposed Amendments to Miscellaneous Wildlife Division Permits)
    (Comment on the Refusal of Permit Issuance or Renewal Rules)
  3. ACTION – Amendment to Deer Breeder Regulations – Additional Testing Option(s) for Breeders to Regain Movement Qualified Status – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Mitch Lockwood
    (Comment on the Proposed Amendments to Miscellaneous Wildlife Division Permits)
  4. ACTION – License Possession Rules Regarding Verification of Hunting and Fishing License Information – Implementation of Legislation Passed During the 86th Texas Legislature – Relating to House Bill 547 – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Stormy King
    (Comment on the Proposed Amendment for License Verification)
  5. ACTION – Sand and Gravel Program Rules Regarding Permit Requirements - Implementation of Legislation Passed During the 86th Texas Legislature – Relating to House Bill 2805 – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Tom Heger
    (Comment on the Sand and Gravel Program Rules Regarding Permit Requirements)
  6. ACTION – Local Parks and Outreach Grants Scoring Rules – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Dana Lagarde
    (Comment on the Proposed New Application Scoring Rules for Local Park Grants)
  7. ACTION – Exchange of Easements – El Paso County – Approximately 3.5 Acres at Franklin Mountains State Park – Trey Vick
    (Comment on Real Estate Transactions)
  8. ACTION – Acquisition of Land – Bastrop County – Approximately 19 Acres at Bastrop State Park – Trey Vick
    (Comment on Real Estate Transactions)
  9. ACTION – Acquisition of Land – Starr County – Approximately 147 Acres at Falcon State Park – Trey Vick
    (Comment on Real Estate Transactions)
  10. ACTION – Acquisition of Land – Cameron County – Approximately 17 Acres at the Longoria Unit of the Las Palomas Wildlife Management Area – Stan David
    (Comment on Real Estate Transactions)
  11. BRIEFING – Fire Programs – Chris Schenck, Jeff Sparks
  12. BRIEFING – White-Nose Syndrome – Jonah Evans
  13. ACTION – Election of Vice-Chairman