Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Schedule for August 20-21, 2008

Houston Zoo – Directions
Brown Education Center
6200 Golf Course Drive
Houston, TX 77030

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Agenda

9:00 am – Committee Meetings

2:00 pm – Annual Public Hearing


Thursday, August 21, 2008

Archived Audio

Agenda

9:00 am – Commission Meeting

Commissioner Peter M. Holt, Commission Chair
Carter Smith, Commission Liaison

  1. Action – Approval of Agenda
  2. Briefing – "Keep Texas Wild" - Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine in Schools
  3. Briefing – Houston Zoo - A Vital Community and Conservation Asset
  4. Action – Operating and Capital Budget
    • Approval of FY09 Operating and Capital Budget
    • Approval of Budget and Investment Policy Resolutions
  5. Action – 2008-2009 Migratory Game Bird Proclamation
    • Late Season Provisions
  6. Action – Commercial Nongame Regulations
  7. Action – Rule Amendment Regarding Additional Bycatch Reduction Devices for Shrimp Trawls Approved by the National Marine Fisheries Service
  8. Action – Target Range Grant Funding
  9. Action – Small Community Grant Funding
  10. Action – Outdoor Recreation Grant Funding
  11. Action – Urban Indoor Recreation Grant Funding
  12. Action – Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant Funding
  13. Action – National Recreational Trail Grant Funding
  14. Action – Local Park Grant Funding - TPWD Appropriations Act Rider 34
  15. Briefing – Update on the Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center
  16. Briefing – Update on the Hurricane Rita Repair Efforts in State Parks Region 4
  17. Action – Land Exchange and Conservation Easement - Bandera and Medina Counties - Hill Country State Natural Area
  18. Action – Land Exchange - Presidio County - Big Bend Ranch State Park
  19. Action – Conveyance of Pipeline Easement - Tarrant County - Fort Worth Inland Fisheries Facility
  20. Action – Conveyance of Easement - Aransas County - Goose Island State Park
  21. Action – Land Sale - Harris County - La Porte Regional Office

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