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LCCMR Agenda 11/15/2016

LCCMR Meeting Agenda for November 15, 2016

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Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)
REVISED 11/15/2016 - Room Change Agenda
Wednesday, November 15, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
State Office Building, Room 200
St. Paul, MN 55155

Co-Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni

8:30 a.m. 1. Review proposed LCCMR Administrative Budget for FY18-19

  2. Adjourn


Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)
Agenda
Wednesday, November 15, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
State Office Building, Room 200
St. Paul, MN 55155

Co-Chair: Sen. David Tomassoni

9:00 a.m. 1. Approve the minutes for July 12 - 13, 2016

  2. Members report potential conflicts of interest regarding today's business
M.S. 116P.09, Subd. 6, Conflict of Interest. A commission member, technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision of the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial interest. While serving on the commission, technical advisory committee, or peer review panel, or being an employee of the commission, a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest. - Members conflict of interest

9:15 a.m. 3. LCCMR Staff Updates
- Grants Management System
- 2017 Peer Review
- Update on Final Reports Received July 2015 - 2016
- Update on U of MN adjustments being requested for post-doctoral salaries per the federal mandate

9:25 a.m. 4. Report of Executive Committee

9:35 a.m. 5. Review and adopt LCCMR 2017 Calendar

9:45 a.m. 6. Update from U of MN regarding resolution of the issues raised in the Office of the Legislative Auditor's report on the Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund released on February 11, 2016 - Mike Volna, U of MN Interim Chief Financial Officer

10:15 a.m. 7. Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) - U of MN, Dr. Robert Venette, Director
- Update on research priorities and research funding
- Review related LCCMR Recommendation July 13, 2016

10:45 a.m. 8. Minnesota's Aquatic and Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) - U of MN, Dr. Nick Phelps, Director
- Update on research priorities and research funding
- Review related LCCMR Recommendation July 13, 2016

11:30 a.m. 9. Final Report Update on M.L. 2013, Chp. 52, Sec. 2, Subd. 04l "Restoration Evaluation", U of MN, Dr. Susan Galatowitsch, $200,000

Noon 10. Review draft recommendations in the LCCMR Appropriations Bill for the 2017 MN Legislative Session Funding Recommendations from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) - Spreadsheet - Summary

  Break for Lunch

1:00 p.m. 11. Continue review draft recommendations in the LCCMR Appropriations Bill for the 2017 MN Legislative Session Funding Recommendations from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF)

2:15 p.m. 12. Overview FY18-19 Clean Water Fund (CWF) and Policy Recommendations - Pat Flowers, Clean Water Council Chair; Todd Renville, Budget Subcommittee Vice Chair; and John Barten, Policy Subcommittee Vice Chair

2:35 p.m. 13. Begin Discussion FY19 LCCMR 2018 ENRTF Request for Proposal (RFP) - Letter from Commissioner Landwehr

  14. Other business (as needed)
- Next steps in the process
- Next meeting Tuesday, December 6, 2016 (if needed)

4:00 p.m. 15. Adjourn



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