Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources


Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources

LCCMR Agenda 12/06/2016

LCCMR Meeting Agenda for December 6, 2016

For printable version of LCCMR Agenda for December 6, 2016 click "here". (pdf file)

Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR)
REVISED 12/1/2016 - additions to Item #3
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Minnesota Senate Building, Room 1100
St. Paul, MN 55155

Co-Chair: Rep. John Persell

9:00 a.m. 1. Approve the minutes for November 15, 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.

9:10 a.m. 3. LCCMR Staff Updates
- Request for extension of M.L. 2014, Chp. 226, Se. 2, Subd. 04f1 "Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Monitoring and Biocontrol Evaluation", U of MN, Robert Koch, $167,000
- Status of 2017 recommendations including M.L. 2017, Subd. 05j "Analysis of Thermally Modified Wood Nesting Boxes for Birds", U of MN - NRRI, Ryan Hueffmeier, $100,000 request to be withdrawn

9:15 a.m. 4. Adopt Biennial Report due January 15, 2017

9:30 a.m. 5. Minnesota State Lottery Update - Videos featuring ENRTF appropriations

9:45 a.m. 6. MN Department of Agriculture update on efforts to control invasive Palmer Amaranth, related to M.L. 2016, Chp. 186, Sec. 2, Subd. 06e, "Elimination of Target Invasive Plant Species - Phase II"

9:55 a.m. 7. Discussion of U of MN Research - Brian Buhr, Dean CFANS

10:55 a.m. 8. University of Minnesota Office of Technology Transfer overview related to ENRTF funded inventions at the U of MN - Anne Hall, Technology Strategy Manager, Life Sciences

11:15 a.m. 9. Carver County request to convey land acquired with ENRTF funds, in Lake Waconia Regional Park for a sanitary sewer utility easement. LCCMR approval is required for land conveyances according to M.S 116P.15 LAND RESTRICTIONS. ENRTF funding was from M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 2, Subd. 04c "Metropolitan Regional Park System Acquisition"

11:30 a.m. 10. Minnesota Land Trust request to amend easement acquisition list to include seven parcels in Isanti County from M.L. 2015, Chp. 76, Sec. 2, Subd. 09e "Metro Conservation Corridors Phase VIII - Coordination and Mapping and Conservation Easements"

11:45 a.m. 11. FY18 Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) Recommendations - Mark Johnson, Executive Director

  Break for Lunch

12:45 p.m. 12. Parks and Trails Legacy Fund overview

1:00 p.m. 13. Update from Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on Trails on State lands and State Trail funding needs

1:15 p.m. 14. Discuss FY19 LCCMR 2018 ENRTF Request for Proposal (RFP) for adoption and review current Strategic Plan

2:30 p.m. 15. Adopt 2017 LCCMR Calendar

  16. Other business (as needed)
- Next steps in the process
- Next meeting Tuesday, December 13, 2016

  17. Adjourn

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