Posts Categorized: LCCMR

Newly Announced Conservation Legacy Council: What Is It?

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We’ve got the Legislative Citizens Committee on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) and in August Governor Pawlenty signed an executive order creating the Conservation Legacy Council (CLC). The LCCMR comprises 10 legislative representatives and seven citizen members; CLC comprises 11 citizens nominated by the governor and four legislative representatives. All this seems to beg the question: Do… Read more »

LCCMR Returns With Large Agenda

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After a nearly month-long break, the LCCMR met at Fort Snelling State Park on November 28 to review water RFPs received, build the committee’s upcoming calendar, take in a few presentations and begin getting down to the brass tacks of determining what funding recommendations the committee will make to the legislature next year. Recommend on… Read more »

LCCMR delivers Water Conservation RFP

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In its most recent meeting on October 12, the LCCMR continues to struggle with the myriad issues involved in determining how to make legislative recommendations as to the amount of monies put toward natural resource projects, and what exactly those projects may encompass. The day-long meeting adjourned with some progress – and a share of… Read more »

LCCMR update

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The third meeting of the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) took place on Tuesday, September 19. In a move to foster forward momentum on the allocation of funds from the committee, outside speakers were invited to present their cases as to why their organizations deserved ongoing funding.

Statewide Conservation Plan Comment Opportunity

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The 2006 legislature allocated money for the creation of a “Comprehensive Statewide Conservation and Preservation Plan.”  To facilitate who will get to create this plan, a Request for Proposals (RFP) has been drafted by the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR).  They are taking public comments on the draft RFP for the next two weeks… Read more »

LCCMR meeting #2

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The Legislative-Citizens Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) had their second meeting yesterday.  They continue to develop their structure and figure out how they might strategically plan to spend roughly $22 million in the next few months.  More below. Recommend on Facebook Share on google plus Tweet about it