Special Meeting of July 19, 2010 (Monday) 2:00 p.m. (Teleconference Call)
Resources Building 1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320*1 Sacramento
PLEASE NOTE: WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE EXECUTIVE SESSION, THE TELECONFERENCE CALL WILL BE AUDIBLE TO THE PUBLIC AT THE ADDRESS ABOVE AND THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
Department of Fish and Game, Santa Barbara Field Office and Laboratory 1933 Cliff Dr., Suite 9, Santa Barbara, CA 93109,
and Department of Fish and Game, Inland Deserts Region, 3602 Inland Empire Boulevard, Suite C-220, Ontario, CA 91764,
and Center for the Future of the Oceans Monterey Bay Aquarium, 99 Pacific Street, Suite 100A, Monterey, CA 93940.
*1 These facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact California Relay Service at 1 (800) 735-2929 (TT) or 1 (800) 735-2922 (Voice) and ask them to contact the California Fish and Game Commission at (916) 653-4899.
*2 The public is encouraged to comment on any item on the agenda. In order for the Commission to adequately consider public comments, the public is requested to submit written comments no later than ten days prior to the meeting. Written comments received fewer than ten days preceding the meeting will be submitted to the Commission at the meeting; however, Commission staff is unable to deliver material received one day before and on the day of the meeting to the Commissioners when the meeting is not in Sacramento. Please send your comments to be received no later than two days before the meeting.
If you decide to speak at the Commission meeting, please begin by giving your name and affiliation (if any) and the number of people represented by your organization. Then tell the Commission your concerns. Time allotted for each agenda item depends upon the number of speakers for each item and the length of the agenda. The Commission is interested in your views; don't worry about how to say them. If several people have spoken, try not to be repetitious. If there are several with the same concerns, please try to appoint a spokesperson. The Commission is particularly interested in the specific reasons you are for or against a proposal because the Commission's decision needs to be based on specific reasons.
If you would like to present handouts/written material to the Commission at the meeting, please provide eleven (11) copies.
EXECUTIVE SESSION (NOT OPEN TO PUBLIC)
PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 11126(a)(1) AND (e)(1), AND SECTION 309 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE, THE COMMISSION WILL MEET IN CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION. THE PURPOSE OF THIS EXECUTIVE SESSION IS TO CONSIDER:
PENDING LITIGATION TO WHICH THE COMMISSION IS A PARTY.
BIG CREEK LUMBER COMPANY AND CENTRAL COAST FOREST ASSOC. vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: COHO LISTING, SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO.
LINDY O’LEARY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: R.R.S.A.C. AND R.R.S.S. PERMIT DENIALS.
JAMES BUNN AND JOHN GIBBS vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: SQUID PERMITS.
KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION, DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME, DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES RE: STATE WATER PROJECT AND CALIFORNIA ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT.
CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: AMERICAN PIKA.
POSSIBLE LITIGATION INVOLVING THE COMMISSION.
STAFF PERFORMANCE AND COMPENSATION.
DETERMINATION OF PROCEDURE FOR AND COMMENCEMENT OF REPLACEMENT OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INCLUDING INTERIM DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REMAINING STAFF.
RECEIPT OF HEARING OFFICER RECOMMENDATIONS ON LICENSE AND PERMIT ITEMS.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.
POSSIBLE ACTION ON STAFF RECOMMENDATION TO RESCHEDULE THE AUGUST 4-5, 2010 COMMISSION MEETING AS AN ABBREVIATED TELECONFERENCE MEETING FOR AUGUST 5, 2010.