Executive Order 03-03
State of Montana
Office of the Governor
EXECUTIVE ORDER CONTINUING THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN ADVISORY COUNCIL
WHEREAS, the Missouri River Basin Association is an association
of states and tribes in the Missouri River Basin concerned with
monitoring and resolving issues pertaining to the management of the
Missouri River system; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is
charged with the responsibility of representing the State of
Montana in the Missouri River Basin Association; and
WHEREAS, management of the Missouri River system should reflect
public concerns and input; and
WHEREAS, the Missouri River Basin Association has arranged to
sponsor meetings with other Basin states which seek to achieve
resolution of conflicting uses of the river system by including the
participation of private citizens and representatives of system
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JUDY MARTZ, Governor of the State of Montana,
by virtue of the authority vested in me pursuant to the
Constitution and laws of the State of Montana, do hereby continue
the Missouri River Basin Advisory Council (the Council).
The Council shall participate in meetings sponsored by the
Missouri River Basin Association for the purpose of seeking
resolution of conflicts among competing uses within the Missouri
River System, and provide advice on the development of the State's
position regarding management of the Missouri River system.
The Council shall consist of at least ten members. The
Chairman of the Council shall be the Director of the Department of
Natural Resources and Conservation. The names and addresses
of members who shall serve at the pleasure of the Governor shall be
submitted by separate letter to the Department of Natural Resources
and Conservation and the Secretary of State.
Council member's expenses eligible for compensation shall be
compensated by the Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
at the prevailing state rate for each day actually and necessarily
engaged in the performance of Council duties.
This Council shall exist for a period of two years from the
effective date of this Order unless extended by subsequent
Executive Order. This Order is effective immediately.
GIVEN under my hand and the GREAT
SEAL of the State of Montana,
this ___ day of __________, 2002.
JUDY MARTZ, Governor
BOB BROWN, Secretary of State