Aggregate Resources Task Force (1998)
Active dates:1998- 2000
Function: The task force shall examine current and projected issues concerning the need for and use of the state's aggregate resources. The task force shall seek input from the aggregate industry, state agencies, counties, local units of government, environmental organizations, and other interested parties on aggregate resource issues, including resource inventory, resource depletion, mining practices, nuisance problems, safety, competing land uses and land use planning, native prairie conservation, environmental review, local permit requirements, reclamation, recycling, transportation of aggregates, and the aggregate material tax.
Not later than February 1, 2000, the task force shall report to the legislature on the findings of its study. The report must include a recommendation as to whether there is a need for a comprehensive statewide policy on any aggregate resource issue. If the task force recommends a statewide policy, the report must include recommendations on the framework for the statewide policy.
The aggregate resources task force expires 45 days after its report and recommendations are delivered to the legislature, or on June 30, 2001, whichever date is earlier.
12 appointed members, as follows: 6 senate-appointed members, 2 citizens and 4 members of the senate, and 6 house-appointed members; 2 citizens and 4 members of the house.
Will produce a report to the Legislature no later than February 1, 2000.
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