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Meeting of
October 12, 2007  (Friday)
8:30 a.m.

Crowne Plaza
Cedar Room
45 John Glenn Drive
Concord

DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.

    No action taken during Executive Session.

  2. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO AMEND, ADOPT, AND REPEAL SPECIFIC SECTIONS AND SUBSECTIONS RE: SPORT FISHING CLARIFICATION AND CLEAN-UP. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for November 2, 2007, in Sacramento.)

    No public testimony.

    1. FINAL CERTIFICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENT, AND ADOPTION OF FINDINGS AND PROPOSED PROJECT (OR ALTERNATIVE) FOR PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTIONS 163 AND 164, TITLE 14, CCR , RE: HERRING.
    2. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTIONS 163 AND 164, TITLE 14, CCR , RE: HERRING.
    Received Department’s report; received public testimony. The Commission certified the final environmental document and approved the findings, proposed project and preferred herring regulatory amendments, with the exception of granting authority to the Director to set the quota and season dates.

  3. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 251.3, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: PROHIBITION AGAINST FEEDING BIG GAME MAMMALS. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for November 2, 2007, in Sacramento.)

    Received Department’s report; received public testimony.

  4. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSALS TO AMEND SECTIONS 353 AND 475, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: METHODS AUTHORIZED FOR TAKING BIG GAME AND METHODS OF TAKE FOR NONGAME BIRDS AND NONGAME MAMMALS. (Note: This item includes the possible prohibition of the use of lead ammunition for hunting big game, nongame birds and nongame mammals for the protection of the California Condor. An additional discussion hearing is scheduled for November 2, 2007, in Sacramento .)

    Received Department’s report; received public testimony.

  5. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 502, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: DAILY BAG LIMIT FOR CANVASBACK DUCKS.(Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for an October 16, 2007, teleconference call in Sacramento.)

    Received public testimony.

  6. RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 630, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: ECOLOGICAL RESERVES. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for November 2, 2007, in Sacramento.)

    Received public testimony.

CONSENT CALENDAR

  1. POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 632, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CHANNEL ISLANDS MARINE PROTECTED AREAS FEDERAL BOUNDARIES MODIFICATION.

    Approved; no public testimony.

  2. REQUEST TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO AMEND SECTION 671, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: IMPORTATION, TRANSPORTATION, AND POSSESSION OF LIVE RESTRICTED ANIMALS. (Note: The discussion hearing is scheduled for November 2, 2007, in Sacramento.)

    Approved; received public testimony.

  3. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CATCH- AND -RELEASE WATERS PURSUANT TO SECTION 1727 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE.

    Approved; no public testimony.

  4. RECEIPT OF PETITION FROM THE CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY TO LIST THE AMERICAN PIKA (Ochotona princeps) AS A THREATENED SPECIES AND APPROVAL OF DEPARTMENT REQUEST FOR A 30- DAY EXTENSION TO EVALUATE THE PETITION.

    Received petition; approved Department's request; no public testimony.

  5. REQUEST OF DAN YOAKUM FOR REINSTATEMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL GEAR PERMIT # X-1865 TO CONDUCT RESEARCH ON MESH AROUND RAFTS USED IN HERRING- EGGS -ON-KELP FISHING IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY.

    Approved; no public testimony.

  6. APPROVAL OF ANNUAL REPORT AND 2007-2008 PRIVATE LANDS HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND WILDLIFE AREA PLAN FOR:

    1. LLANO SECO RANCHO, BUTTE COUNTY .
    Approved; no public testimony.

OTHER

  1. ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE MEETINGS.