DNR Natural Resources Commission Meeting Set For March 19 In Roscommon

Tuesday , 17, March 2015 Leave a comment

On Thursday, March 19, 2015, The DNR Natural Resources Commission will hold it’s monthly meeting in Roscommon at the Ralph A. Macmullan Conference Center. The agenda for the meeting begins at 10:00 and continues through the day until Keith Creagh will announce his final decision on the Graymont purchase of 10,000 acres in the Upper Peninsula.

Before the Graymont decision, there will be reports from the policy committee on wildlife and fisheries at 1:00 pm. Keith Creagh’s legislative report begins at 3:00 pm. There will be an awards ceremony at 4:00 pm. After these reports and presentations, the public will have their chance to speak to the commission.

Several public speakers are listed on the agenda for Thursday’s meeting including Kathy English of Tout Lake. After public speakers are finished with their comments, Director Creagh will announce his decision on land sales in the state, including the Graymont proposal.

Anyone wishing to be added to the list to make public comments to the commission on Thursday needs to contact Cheryl Nelson by phone at (517) 284-6327, or email at nelsonc@michigan.gov. The Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center is located at 104 Conservation Drive in Roscommon, Michigan. Anyone wishing to send their concerns in writing to the DNR Natural Resources Commission and Director Creagh still have two days to do so. You can write to Keith Creagh by email at DNRGraymontProposalComments@michigan.gov or mail a comment to Customer Service Center, ATTN: Kerry Wieber, 8717 N. Roscommon Road, Roscommon, MI 48653. Director Creagh is accepting written comments until his final decision on Thursday.

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