Daniel W. Richards, President Upland Michael Sutton, Vice President Monterey Jim Kellogg, Member Discovery Bay Richard Rogers, Member Santa Barbara Jack Baylis, Member Los Angeles
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA Fish and Game Commission
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Meeting of April 11, 2012 (Wednesday) 10:00 a.m.2
Red Lion Hotel Redwood Ballroom1 1920 4th Street Eureka
ALL MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
NOTE: Items may be heard on either day and in any order pursuant to the determination of the Commission President.
PUBLIC FORUM - Any member of the public may address and/or ask questions of the Commission relating to the implementation of its policies or any other matter within the jurisdiction of the Commission. The issue to be discussed should not be related to any item on the current agenda. As a general rule, action cannot be taken on issues not listed on the agenda. At the discretion of the Commission, staff may be requested to follow up on such items. Submittal of written comments is encouraged to ensure that all comments will be included in the record before the Commission. Please be prepared to summarize your comments to the time allocated by the President.
REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE MIGRATORY GAME BIRD (WATERFOWL) REGULATIONS FOR 2012-2013, SECTION 502, TITLE 14, CCR. (Note: The discussion hearing is scheduled for May 23, 2012 in Monterey. The adoption hearing is scheduled for August 8, 2012 in Ventura.)
RECEIPT OF PETITION FROM THE CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, BIG WILDLIFE, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INFORMATION CENTER, AND KLAMATH SISKIYOU WILDLANDS CENTER TO LIST THE GRAY WOLF (Canis lupus) AS AN ENDANGERED SPECIES UNDER THE CALIFORNIA ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT. (Note: The Commission received the petition on March 12, 2012 and forwarded it to the Department for its review on March 13, 2012. Public discussion on the petition and the Department’s evaluation report is expected at the Commission’s August 2012 meeting.)
POSSIBLE APPROVAL OF ANNUAL PRIVATE LANDS WILDLIFE HABITAT ENHANCEMENT AND MANAGEMENT PLAN (PLM) AREA LICENSE FOR:
GABILAN RANCH, MONTEREY COUNTY
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.
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 AND DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME RE: PACIFIC FISHER.
UNITED ANGLERS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; COASTSIDE FISHING CLUB; AND ROBERT C. FLETCHER vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: SOUTH COAST STUDY REGION AND NORTH CENTRAL COAST STUDY REGION MARINE PROTECTED AREAS UNDER THE MARINE PROTECTION ACT.
CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND EARTH ISLAND INSTITUTE vs. FISH AND GAME COMMISSION ADOPTING EMERGENCY REGULATION TO AUTHORIZE INCIDENTAL TAKE OF THE BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER DURING CANDIDACY PERIOD
POSSIBLE LITIGATION INVOLVING THE COMMISSION
STAFF PERFORMANCE AND COMPENSATION
RECEIPT OF HEARING OFFICER RECOMMENDATIONS ON LICENSE AND PERMIT ITEMS.
JASON DEATON - DENIAL OF REQUEST TO TRANSFER A SOUTHERN ROCK CRAB TRAP PERMIT