Governor seeks applicants for Natural Resources Commission
Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified candidates to the newly-expanded Natural Resources Commission. He signed LB 1098 into law which aims to address water management, water quality and flood control issues.
That law expands the Natural Resources Commission from 16 to 27 members.
The commission will include a diversity of water users in the state as well as others involved in agriculture.
There are 10 areas in which applicants are being sought. Applicants must identify which area of interest they are applying for from the following: Agriculture, agribusiness, irrigation district, manufacturing interests, outdoor recreation user, public power district, public power and irrigation district, range livestock owner, wildlife conservation interests, a Lincoln resident who is interested in water issues.
Individuals interested in applying for the Natural Resources Commission should send a resume, along with a completed application form to Kathleen Dolezal in the governor’s office, at P.O. Box 94848, Lincoln, NE 68509 or
The application form can be completed on the governor’s website or requested by calling the governor’s office. Applications will be accepted through close of business on Tuesday, May 6.
Nebraskans with questions about the position may call the Governor’s Office at (402) 471-2244 and ask for Ms. Dolezal.