Commission accepted its Hearing Officer's proposed decisions on
the following license and permit items from the Commission's August 6,
2004, Executive Session:
I. WILLIAM HARDEN, DENIED TRANSFER OF MARKET SQUID FISHERY
II. WILLIAM JAMES, DENIED NEARSHORE TRAP ENDORSEMENT.
III. ADELE PASIUT, DENIED NEARSHORE FISHERY PERMIT AND DEEPER
NEARSHORE SPECIES FISHERIES PERMIT.
IV. SAM SHROUT, APPROVED REQUEST TO ENTER THE LOTTERY FOR A SEA URCHIN
V. CHRIS VAN DER REE, DENIED SOUTH COAST REGION NEARSHORE FISHERY
VI. RUBEN ZERTUCHE, APPROVED REQUEST TO ENTER THE LOTTERY FOR A SEA
URCHIN DIVING PERMIT.
PRESENTATION BY ASSEMBLYMAN DAVID COGDILL RE: FISHING LICENSE REVENUE
AND ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR FISH HATCHERIES.
Received presentation; received public testimony. Commission
appointed a Subcommittee to work with the Department in identifying the
programs funded by the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
Received Department's recommendations; no public testimony.
Commission certified the environmental documents, approved the proposed
projects, adopted the associated regulations, and directed staff to
prepare a Notice of Determination.
Received Department's recommendation; received public testimony.
Commission adopted the changes as proposed, except for the Ballona
Wetlands, which will be reconsidered once title for Parcel C is conveyed
to the Department.
Received Department's recommendations; received public testimony.
Commission authorized staff to publish a notice of its intent to
consider the Department's proposed 86-day season, CWA's proposed 93-day
season, and Mike Maier's proposal for the Southern California Zone.
Received Department's proposals; received public testimony. (Note: The adoption hearing, which had been scheduled for August 27,
2004, will be rescheduled after the Department revises and recirculates
its Draft Envirnmental Document.)
Received Department's proposals; received public testimony.
Commission authorized its staff to publish notice of its intent to
consider allowing the use of gill nets with a mesh size of 2" to
2.5" in San Francisco Bay. The Commission will consider adoption of
the mesh size proposal at its October 22, 2004 meeting in Concord.
Received Department's proposals; no public testimony.
CONSENT CALENDAR - ALL APPROVED
APPROVAL OF ANNUAL REPORT AND 2004-2005 PRIVATE LANDS HABITAT
ENHANCEMENT AND WILDLIFE AREA PLANS FOR:
(A) BANGOR RANCH, YUBA COUNTY
(B) DOW CHIMINEAS RANCH, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
(C) HATHOWAY OAK RUN RANCH, SHASTA COUNTY
(D) ISLAND MOUNTAIN TRINITY RANCH, MENDOCINO AND TRINITY COUNTIES
(E) LOWER BURGER CREEK RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY
(F) MUSTY BUCK GUN CLUB, BUTTE COUNTY
(G) ROOSTER COMB RANCH, STANISLAUS COUNTY
(H) SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, LOS ANGELES COUNTY
(I) SHEEP THIEF CREEK RANCH, STANISLAUS COUNTY
(J) SOUTH KNOB RANCH, LASSEN COUNTY
(K) SUGARLOAF LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY, YUBA COUNTY
(L) TRIPLE B RANCH, SHASTA COUNTY