Kansas City, KS – Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commissioners will meet on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, to conduct their second-to-last public meeting of the year. The meeting will begin promptly at 1 p.m. with general public comment on items not listed on the agenda, followed by an agency and state fiscal status update from Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Secretary Brad Loveless, then a General Discussion period (items not yet being voted on) relating to:

Commissioners will then hear several Workshop Session items, which may be voted on at a future date:

Staff and Commissioners will recess at 5 p.m. and reconvene at 6:30 p.m. to commence the Public Hearing portion of the meeting, hear general public comment on items not listed on the agenda, then vote on the following:

The public is welcome and encouraged to participate in person at the Holiday Inn Express, 3401 Blue Comet Drive, Chanute or virtually via Zoom. Virtual participants may access login instructions, here https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Commission/Instructions-to-Participate-in-Virtual-Meeting or watch live video/audio stream of the meeting, here https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Commission/Watch-Meetings-Here.

Prior to the Commission’s Sept. 8, 2022, public meeting, KDWP staff will host Commissioners for a pre-meeting tour on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, at Neosho Wildlife Area from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and a panel discussion on turkeys on Sept. 8, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom. While members of the public are welcome to listen/watch pre-meeting activities, public comment will not be permitted until 1 p.m. on Sept. 8, 2022.

To download the Sept. 8, 2022, meeting agenda and briefing book, visit https://ksoutdoors.com/KDWP-Info/Commission/Meeting-Schedule/September-8-2022.

An interpreter for the hearing impaired can be requested by calling 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 Commission secretary at (620) 672-0702.