PRATT – The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Commission will conduct a public meeting on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Kansas City at the George Meyn Center, 126th and State Ave. The afternoon session will begin at 1 p.m. and recess at 5 p.m. The evening session will convene at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend both sessions and time will be set aside for public comment at the beginning of each for discussion of non-agenda items.
The afternoon session will begin with a report on the agency and state fiscal status and an update on the 2017 Kansas legislative session. The General Discussion portion of the meeting will include a report on privately-owned cabin permit fees, KDWPT Archery Program update, Kansas National Archery in the Schools Program update and 2018 turkey regulations.
The Workshop Session will include reviews of park regulations, fishing regulations, as well as license expiration dates.
The evening portion of the meeting will convene at 6:30 p.m. for the Public Hearing. Commissioners will vote on recommendations covering exotic dove hunting, as well as deer season dates on military reservations.
If necessary, the Commission will reconvene at the same location at 9 a.m., June 23, 2017, to complete any unfinished business. Information about the Commission, as well as the June 22 meeting agenda and briefing book, can be downloaded at ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Commission/Upcoming-Commission-Meetings.
Live video and audio streaming of the June 22, 2017 meeting will be available at ksoutdoors.com. If notified in advance, the department will have an interpreter available for the hearing impaired. To request an interpreter, call the Kansas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at 1-800-432-0698. Any individual with a disability may request other accommodations by contacting the KDWPT Commission secretary at (620) 672-5911.
The next KDWPT Commission meeting is scheduled for Aug. 10, 2017 at the Ninnescah Valley Yacht Club in Cheney State Park.