Blue Ribbon Task Force, Draft Meeting Agenda: December 10, 2008
(revised November 30, 2008)
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Clarion Hotel Mansion Inn*
700 - 16th Street
Sacramento, California 95814
* This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact California Relay Service (at least two days prior to the meeting) at 800.735.2929 (TT) or 800.735.2922 (voice) and ask them to contact the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at 916.653.5656.
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Public participation: The public will be invited by the chair at several points in the meeting to offer comments on agenda items. General comments on the MLPA Initiative and the work of the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force, not directed to specific agenda items, will be taken at approximately 1:40 p.m. Speaker cards will be requested and may be found at the entrance to the room.
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Receive science presentations regarding (1) marine habitats and ecosystems and (2) fish adult movement and larval dispersal
Receive and discuss report regarding implementing lessons learned recommendations
Receive, discuss and potentially approve summary document of previous policy guidance
Receive and discuss staff recommendation regarding military operations
Receive update on the revised draft regional profile
Receive updates on the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (SAT), MLPA South Coast Regional Stakeholder Group, and MLPA Statewide Interests Group (SIG)
Receive 2008-2009 budget update
Receive, discuss and potentially approve staff recommendation regarding marine protected area proposals submitted outside the regional stakeholder group process
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Meeting Agenda Note: Public comment not directed to specific agenda items will be taken at approximately 1:40 p.m.
Welcome, Introductions and Review of Agenda Don Benninghoven, Chair, MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force
I. Lessons Learned Project
Receive and discuss report from MLPA staff on the status of recommendations for the MLPA South Coast Study Region
II. Policy Direction for the MLPA South Coast Study Region
Receive and discuss summary of policy guidance provided in previous study regions Potential Task Force Action: Confirm that guidance in the summary document applies to the current study region
Motion and Vote
BRIEFING DOCUMENT B.1:Summary of MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force Policy Guidance to the Central Coast and North Central Coast Regional Stakeholder Groups (November 30, 2008)
Discuss areas in use by the U.S. Department of Defense and staff recommendation for how they may be considered in the MPA planning process Potential Task Force Action: Provide guidance to the SCRSG as to how to consider during MPA planning and design those areas in use by the military
BRIEFING DOCUMENT C.1: Staff memo and map of existing military use areas in the MLPA South Coast Study Region
III. MLPA Initiative Process Updates
Update on public outreach and education activities
Master Plan Science Advisory Team BRIEFING DOCUMENT E.1: MLPA I-Team memo regarding science questions from the MLPA South Coast Regional Stakeholder Group to the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team (revised November 14, 2008)
South Coast Regional Stakeholder Group BRIEFING DOCUMENT F.1: Updated list of MLPA South Coast Regional Stakeholder Group members and contact information
Statewide Interests Group BRIEFING DOCUMENT G.1: Request for nominations to the MLPA Statewide Interests Group
Status of the regional profile for the south coast study region BRIEFING DOCUMENT H.1:First Draft of Section 9 (Subregional Summaries) for the Regional Profile of the MLPA South Coast Study Region (November 14, 2008 draft)
Adopted task force operating procedures BRIEFING DOCUMENT I.1:MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force Operating Procedures (adopted November 4, 2008)
IV. MLPA Initiative Operations
Calendar of meetings for 2009 BRIEFING DOCUMENT J.1:Calendar of 2009 meetings for the MLPA South Coast Study Region (adopted November 4, 2008)
Discuss process for submitting and considering external MPA proposals Potential Task Force Action: Provide guidance to MLPA staff regarding potential MPA proposals submitted external to the MLPA South Coast Regional Stakeholder Group process
Motion and Vote
BRIEFING DOCUMENT K.1: Staff memo regarding proposed process for submission and consideration of MPA proposals submitted external to the SCRSG process
Staffing BRIEFING DOCUMENT L.1:Third Phase I-Team (staff and contractors), revised December 9, 2008
Updated 2008-10 budget Ken Wiseman BRIEFING DOCUMENT M.1: MLPA Initiative Phase 3 Budget (Private Funds Only) July 1, 2008 – December 31, 2011
Milestones meeting with MOU Partners BRIEFING DOCUMENT N.1:Report on the MLPA Initiative as Required in the July 2008 Memorandum of Understanding Amendment and Extension (November 25, 2008)
V. Science Presentations
Science presentation: Marine Habitats and Ecosystems of the MLPA South Coast Study Region Dr. Larry Allen, Member, MLPA Scientific Advisory Team BRIEFING DOCUMENT O.1: PowerPoint presentation: Marine Habitats and Ecosystems (Dr. Larry Allen, MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team)
Science presentation: Adult Movement and Larval Dispersal of Fish and Invertebrates in the MLPA South Coast Study Region Dr. Mark Carr, Chair, MLPA Scientific Advisory Team BRIEFING DOCUMENT P.1: PowerPoint presentation: Fish Adult Movement and Larval Dispersal: Science to inform marine protected area design (Dr. Mark Carr, MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team)