Wildlife Management Advisory Commission
The Wildlife Management Advisory Commission, established in 2017, serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council to study the feasibility of managing the wildlife population in Garden Ridge.
Meetings are held on the third Monday of every even month at 6pm in City Hall, 9400 Municipal Pkwy.
AGENDAS AND MINUTES
The Wildlife Management Advisory Commission shall be composed of seven residents appointed by the City Council. A member of the City Council will be a non-voting, ex officio member of the Commission.
|Commissioner||Position||Appointed||Current Term Expires|
|David Krawczynski, Chair||Place 1||May 2017||September 2023|
|Dean Lemmers||Place 2||February 2021||September 2023|
|Vacant||Place 3||September 2023|
|Dr. Denise Miner-Williams||Place 4||October 2019||September 2022|
|Paul Sullivan||Place 5||May 2017||September 2023|
|Troy Bippert||Place 6||July 2018||September 2022|
|Shannon Drichta, Vice-Chair||Place 7||September 2019||September 2022|
|Mayor Pro-Tem Lisa Swint, Ex-Officio|
Documents and Resources
- How is the City addressing the deer population?
The City Council adopted Ordinance 196 in 2017 which created the Wildlife Management Advisory Commission, whose purpose is to study the feasibility of managing the wildlife population.
- Do residents have input into managing deer and other wildlife?
Yes. Residents may provide input during the citizen comment period at any Wildlife Management Advisory Commission meeting.
- Are there wildlife experts available to the City?
The City of Garden Ridge and the Wildlife Management Advisory Commission are working with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department regarding census counts, management guidelines, education and possible legislative changes regarding the management of deer and other wildlife.