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Agenda 12/7/2011

LCCMR Meeting Agenda for December 7, 2011

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*** Updated and Revised ***

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)
Agenda
December 7, 2011
8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Room 5, State Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55155


Co-Chair: Sen. Gen Olson
Co-Vice Chair: Sen. Linda Higgins

8:45 a.m. 1. Approve agenda for LCCMR meeting for December 7, 2011
  2. Members approve minutes for November 17, 2011
  3. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today's business
9:00 a.m. 4. Review of work plans for approval
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2
     • Subd. 9d "Reinvest in Minnesota Wetlands Reserve Acquisition and Restoration Program Partnership" - $1,645,000, Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) - Julie Blackburn and Karli Swenson
     • Subd. 9a "Minnesota Conservation Apprentice Academy" - $200,000, Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR), including an overview of progress on M.L. 2010, Chp. 362, Sec. 2, Subd. 8a "Minnesota Conservation Apprenticeship Academy" - Steve Woods
     • Subd. 3p "Species of Concern; Investigations" - $500,000 (Part B - "Baseline Information on Statewide Bird Distribution and Reproductive Status" - $250,000)
9:45 a.m. 5. Review and approve Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) 2012-2013 Request for Proposal (RFP) to be issued by LCCMR - Additional Requirements - 2012-2013 Acquisition List Template
10:30 a.m. 6. Overviews and ENRTF final report presentations
  10:30 am - 11:15 am • M.L. 2009, Chp. 143, Sec. 2, Subd. 5f "Minnesota Drainage Law Analysis and Evaluation", $87,000, Louis Smith (Smith Partners PLLP) - Report
  11:15 am - 11:45 am • Background and Overview Invasive Species and Ballast Water (MPCA) Rebecca Walter and Jeff Stollenwerk
       - M.L. 2009, Chp. 143, Sec. 2, Subd. 6a "Ballast Water Sampling Method Development and Treatment Technology", $366,000 (MPCA)
       - M.L. 2009, Chp. 143, Sec. 2, Subd. 6b "Emergency Delivery System Development for Disinfecting Ballast Water", $125,000 (USGS)
  11:45 am - 12:15 pm • Lake and Stream Water Quality Background / Update (MPCA) - Glenn Skuta
  12:15 pm - 12:45 pm • M.L. 2008, Chp. 367, Sec. 2, Subd. 4h "South-Central Minnesota Groundwater Monitoring and County Geologic Atlases", $894,000, Jim Berg and Jan Falteisek (MN DNR)
12:45 p.m. 7. Other business
Next meeting dates: December 14, 2011 and January 10, 2012 - 2011-2012 LCCMR Calendar
1:00 p.m. 8. Adjourn


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