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Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Schedule for May 20-21, 2020

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
The May Commission Meeting is a remote streaming event only.
Learn how to access the meeting and how to give public testimony to the Commission.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Archived Audio

9:30 a.m. — Work Session


Thursday, May 21, 2020

Archived Audio

9:30 a.m. — Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

Thursday, May 21, 2020
9:30 a.m.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Live audio and by teleconferencing

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

Approval of Minutes from the Commission Meeting held January 23, 2020

  1. ACTION – Temporary Commission Meeting Policy Regarding Meeting Procedures – Robert Sweeney
  2. ACTION – Designation of Nonprofit Organization for the Help Feed Hungry Texans Program – Justin Halvorsen
  3. ACTION – 2020-2021 Statewide Recreational and Commercial Fishing Proclamations – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Ken Kurzawski, Dakus Geeslin
  4. ACTION – 2020-2021 Statewide Hunting and Migratory Game Bird Proclamations – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Shawn Gray, Shaun Oldenburger
  5. ACTION – Public Hunting Program – Establishment of an Open Season on Public Hunting Lands and Approval of Public Hunting Activities on State Parks – Justin Dreibelbis
  6. ACTION – Chronic Wasting Disease Detection and Response Rules – Containment and Surveillance Zone Boundaries – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Mitch Lockwood
  7. ACTION – Alligator Rules – Proposed Amendments to the Alligator Proclamation and the Statewide Hunting Proclamation – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Changes – Jonathan Warner
  8. ACTION – Oyster Mariculture Rules – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Rules – Lance Robinson
  9. ACTION – Accessibility Advisory Committee and Urban Outreach Advisory Committee Formation Rules – Recommended Adoption of Proposed Rules – David Buggs
  10. ACTION – Disposition of Land – Blanco County – Approximately 3.5 Acres at Blanco State Park – Trey Vick
  11. ACTION – Texas Statewide Recreational Trail Grants Funding – Recommended Approval of Trail Construction, Renovation, and Acquisition Projects – Trey Cooksey