Arkansas State Game and Fish Commission MeetingBegan at 08:30 AM
Items on the agenda for the April 25, 2019, meeting will include discussion of proposed regulations that previously were considered at the March 21, 2018, Commission Meeting, plus consideration of various Hunting and Fishing Regulations and regulations pertaining to the Enforcement Division of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, including but not limited to:
- 2019-2020 Hunting Regulations
– Amend hunting regulations for 2019-20 including, but not limited to,
game seasons, bag limits, geographic zones, wildlife management areas
(WMAs), weapon restrictions and other manner-of-taking-game requirements
for dove, waterfowl, and other game species. Changes include, but are
not limited to:
- Waterfowl Season Dates – Adjust dates for: White-fronted, Snow, Blue, Ross’s, and Canada Goose Seasons; Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Season; Duck, Coot, and Merganser Season; and Mourning, White Winged, and Eurasian Collared Dove Seasons.
- Non-Resident Waterfowl Hunting Permit Requirement - Amend regulation for non-resident waterfowl hunting permit requirements on certain WMAs to restrict non-resident waterfowl permit hunting to the following dates only: Nov. 23- Dec. 2, 2019; Dec. 27, 2019- Jan. 5, 2020; and Jan 22- 31, 2020. Each permit will allow the non-resident to hunt waterfowl on a specified WMA for up to five (5) consecutive days. The desired WMA and hunting dates must be selected from the options available at the time of purchase and all selections are final. Permit purchases are nonrefundable and nontransferable to other persons, dates, or WMAs. The permit must be in the person’s possession while taking or attempting to take waterfowl on these WMAs.
- AGFC Digital Codebook – Adopt digital version of AGFC regulations as new official AGFC Code of Regulations. The AGFC Digital Code Book contains grammar, formatting and style adjustments, but no substantive changes in the existing regulations. AGFC Digital Code Book is accessible on AGFC’s website at www.agfc.com.
Arkansas State Highway Commission05/01/19 at 09:30 AM
Amendment 42 to the Constitution of Arkansas created the current State Highway Commission. The five members were vested with powers and duties for administering the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) and fully and effectively carrying out relative regulations and laws. Appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Arkansas Senate, members serve ten-year terms.
Arkansas State Board of Finance05/07/19 at 10:00 AM
Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council Meeting05/08/19 at 09:00 AM
The Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council (ANCRC) was created by the Arkansas General Assembly in 1987 to manage and supervise a grants-and-trust fund for the acquisition, management, and stewardship of state-owned properties. ANCRC focuses upon projects that protect and maintain state-owned buildings, historic sites, natural areas, and outdoor recreation areas. The grants are funded through the state’s real estate transfer tax.