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50E418000F94348D87258362005802CF Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF PARKS AND WILDLIFE

JOINT COMMITTEE COMMITTEE ON CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Date Dec 13, 2018      
Location SCR 357



Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Wildlife - Committee Discussion Only


09:01:21 AM  

The committee was called to order.  A quorum was present.  Mr. Bob Broscheid, Director, Mr. Justin Rutter, Chief Financial Officer, and Mr. Doug Vilsack, Legislative Liaison, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) within the Department of Natural Resources, presented the division's FY 2019-20 capital construction request.  Mr. Broscheid introduced the panel, and Mr. Rutter provided an overview of CPW's two line-item requests.  He explained that the division's request has been condensed from previous years.  Mr. Rutter and Mr. Broscheid responded to questions regarding the Property Acquisition and Improvements line item.  Mr. Vilsack provided input on property acquisition, including public access to the properties acquired by CPW.  Mr. Rutter responded to questions regarding the combining of cash-funded line items by CPW for FY 2019-20.

09:11:28 AM  

Mr. Rutter responded to questions regarding a 2017 audit of Great Outdoors Colorado and lottery moneys used by CPW.  Discussion ensued regarding the impact of CPW's acquisition of new properties on its ability to maintain its existing inventory, and the impact of homeless populations on land and water resources.  Mr. Vilsack responded to questions regarding the accuracy of mapping of public lands under the stewardship of the state.