Dam and Reservoir Safety Council

Department fact sheet
11/2013
 
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Statute/Authority
236.410

Number of Members
7

Number of Members Appointed by the Governor
7

Is Senate Confirmation Required?
Yes

Membership Composition:
The members of the council shall have a background of academic training or professional experience directly related to the design of dams and reservoirs. At least two members of the council shall be professional engineers registered in the state of Missouri, one of whom shall represent the general public; at least one member shall be an engineering geologist; at least one member, in addition to the professional engineer, shall be a representative of the general public; two members shall be from industry, one of whom shall be earthmoving contractors; and one member shall be the owner of a dam or reservoir. Of the seven members, three shall be from each of the three United States congressional districts in this state with the highest number of dams.

Terms
2-year terms

Political Affiliation
The council shall consist of seven members. No more than four members shall belong to the same political party.

Compensation
Actual travel and necessary expenses.

Geographic Consideration
Of the seven members, three shall be from each of the three United States congressional districts in this state with the highest number of dams.

Responsibilities of the Commission/Members
Adopt and amend technological guidelines, standard guidelines, rules and regulations applicable to permits, the design, construction, maintenance, operation, alteration, repair, enlargement, reduction, removal or natural physical changes that may occur to a dam or reservoir pursuant to Chapter 536, RSMo.

Staff Contact – Name, Address, Phone Number
Robert A. Clay, P.E., Chief Engineer
P.O. Box 250
Rolla, MO 65402
573-368-2177

Staff Assistant – Name, Address, Phone Number
Cara Blevins, Administrative Office Support Assistant
P.O. Box 250
Rolla, MO 65402
573- 368-2175

AGO Contact – Name, Address, Phone Number
Jeremy Knee
P.O. Box 899
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0899
573-751-3321

Frequency of Meetings and Location(s)
Quarterly, meetings are held at the Missouri Geological Survey’s Mozarkite Conference Room, 1251 Gale Drive, Rolla, Mo.

Time Expended by Commissioners for Meetings and Preparation Thereof
Meetings 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (5 hours); Preparation/Review of Material (4 hours); 9 hours quarterly.

Requirements for Inclusion of Items on Agenda
Submit to Staff Assistant at least two business days prior to the meeting for inclusion on the agenda.

Public Comment Opportunities at Meetings
Time is given at quarterly meetings for public comment.

For More Information Contact
Missouri Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 250
Rolla, MO 65402
800-361-4827 or 573-368-2175
dnr.mo.gov/env/wrc/damsft/dam_res_council.htm