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LCCMR Agenda July 20, 2023

LCCMR Meeting Agenda for July 20, 2023

Meeting times, agenda, and materials can be found on the LCCMR meeting page.

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9:00 a.m.
  1. Roll call attendance
  1. Approve minutes for June 27, 2023 and June 28, 2023
  1. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today's business
    - 2024 (FY25) Members COI
  1. Director's report
9:10 a.m.
  1. Action: Proposal Allocation Recommendations for the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for FY25

    Memo: Evaluation #2 Results and Options for Allocation Action
    Members 2024 RFP LCCMR Proposal Allocations Initial Agreement, as of July 18, 2023 (Spreadsheet)

    Additional Meeting Materials
    Evaluation #2 Results Showing Allocation Distribution (Spreadsheet)
    Chairs' Motion (Document)
    Chairs' Motion (Spreadsheet)
10:45 a.m.
  1. Action: Revenue reinvestment and extension for M.L. 2022, Chp. 94, Sec. 2, Subd. 10k, ‘Developing Markets for Continuous Living Cover Crops’, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Margaret Wagner, $500,000 - memo
11:00 a.m.
  1. Action: Work plans for projects funded in M.L. 2023 - spreadsheet
         a. Approve workplans ready for consideration
              - Posted workplans for M.L. 2023 appropriations
         b. Plan for remaining work plan(s)
11:10 a.m.
  1. Presentation: Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center, Nicholas Phelps and Cori Mattke
         - M.L. 2013, Chp. 52, Sec. 2, Subd. 06a; M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 06a
              ● Subproject 24: Genetic method for control of invasive fish species
         - M.L. 2019, 1st Special Session, Chp. 4, Art. 2, Sec. 2, Subd. 6(a)
              ● Subproject 35: Genetic biocontrol of invasive species - understanding attitudes and risk perceptions
              ● Subproject 36: RNA-interference screens for zebra mussel biocontrol target genes

    MAISRC Annual Report 2022
11:25 a.m.
  1. Update on site visits on September 19-21, 2023 - overview
11:40 a.m.
  1. Presentation: Invasive Species Biocontrol in Bee Lawns and Parklands, U of MN, Vera Krischik
         - M.L. 2021, First Special Session, Chp. 6, Art. 6, Sec. 2, Subd. 06d - $425,000
12:00 p.m.
  1. LCCMR Other Business
  1. Public Testimony
    The public is asked to keep their comments brief. If you would like to testify, please contact Diana Griffith at by 4:00 pm the day before the meeting. Please specify to which agenda item your testimony relates and the form of your testimony (oral or written). The chair will accommodate testimony at the requested agenda item as time allows.
12:30 p.m.
  1. Adjourn

Meeting Details

  • REVISED 7/17/2023 – Agenda items reordered
  • Thursday, July 20, 2023
  • 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Location: HYBRID: Room G23, Minnesota State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155 and through electronic means (YouTube)
  • Co-Chair: Rep. Rick Hansen

Printable version of LCCMR Agenda
for July 20, 2023

Commission Members List (PDF)

2023 LCCMR Calendar (PDF)