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Land Purchase Presidio County

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SHANEA

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« on: March 29, 2007, 06:28:49 PM »
Now this is going in the right direction!
Be sure to check out the link for the property map.

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/feedback/meetings/2007/0405/agenda/item_10/

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Presenter: Corky Kuhlmann
Commission Agenda Item No. 10
Action
Land Purchase Presidio County
Big Bend Ranch State Park
April 5, 2007
I. Executive Summary: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has been offered a 40-acre inholding within Big Bend Ranch State Park (BBRSP).

II. Discussion: A private 40-acre inholding within BBRSP identified as part of Survey No. 9, Abstract 5725, located by virtue of Certificate No. 959, issued to the Texas Mexican Railroad Company has been offered for sale to TPWD. This 40-acre inholding is within one of the priority sites targeted for acquisition. Staff has negotiated a contract for sale with a willing seller.

III. Recommendation: The staff recommends the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopt the following motion:

"The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission authorizes the Executive Director to take all necessary steps to acquire a 40-acre inholding in Presidio County as an addition to Big Bend Ranch State Park."


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BigBendHiker

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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2007, 07:32:27 PM »
BBRSP may grow by 40 acres!  That is good news.


BBH

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Offline Daryl

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Land Purchase Presidio County
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2007, 09:47:05 PM »
Quote from: "BigBendHiker"
BBRSP may grow by 40 acres!  That is good news.


BBH
This is more significant than it may seem.  This 40 acres is an "in holding" deep in the middle of the park.  Getting it out of private hands means that private developement, hunting or explotation on that tract is no longer a concern.
Don't worry about getting lost.  You're biodegradable

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Offline 01ACRViper

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« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2007, 12:19:51 AM »
now if the fresno creek holders would loosen their death grip  :(

 


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