State of California
THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
State of California
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
Meeting of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute1
May 3, 2007 (Thurs.) Shedd Auditorium
10:00 a.m. 2 2595 Ingraham Street
AGENDA, REVISED 4/20/073
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.
Commission relating to the implementation of its policies or any other matter within the jurisdiction
of the Commission. As a general rule, action cannot be taken on issues not listed on the agenda.
Staff will normally be requested to follow up on such items at the discretion of the Commission.
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.
– HUBBS-SEAWORLD RESEARCH INSTITUTE, REGARDING A UPDATE ON
THE CURRENT STATUS OF MARINE FINFISH FARMING IN THE UNITED
OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY REGARDING THE PETITION TO DELIST SISKIYOU
MOUNTAINS SALAMANDER (Plethodon stormi) AS A THREATENED
DRAFT MASTER PLAN FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS.
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 Commission may break for lunch at approximately 12:00 noon.
3 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 eight days prior to the meeting. Written
comments received fewer than eight 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 in five minutes or less. 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 eight (8) copies.
CONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED
(A) UPDATE ON DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET.
(B) UPDATE ON PFMC ISSUES
(C) UPDATE ON ENFORCEMENT.
AND COHO SALMON PURSUANT TO FISH AND GAME CODE
(A) STAFF REPORTS.
(A) MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.
(B) AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING
OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
FIELD TRIP: Time permitting, the Commission will take a tour of the Hubbs-Sea World
Research Institute Laboratory (see address above). The field trip will commence
immediately following the adjournment of the meeting. The public is invited to attend,
but will have to provide its own transportation.
(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:
A. PENDING LITIGATION TO WHICH THE COMMISSION IS A PARTY.
I. CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND
GAME COMMISSION RE: TIGER SALAMANDER.
II. CALIFORNIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION, ET AL., vs. CALIFORNIA
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: COHO SALMON.
III. JACK MORICI vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
RE: COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSE.
IV. BIG CREEK LUMBER COMPANY AND CENTRAL COAST FOREST
ASSOC. vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: COHO
LISTING, SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO.
V. LINDY O’LEARY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE:
R.R.S.A.C. AND R.R.S.S. PERMIT DENIALS.
VI. NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, ET AL., vs.
CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: CALIFORNIA
CONDORS EXPOSURE TO LEAD AMMUNITION.
B. POSSIBLE LITIGATION INVOLVING THE COMMISSION.
C. STAFF PERFORMANCE AND COMPENSATION.
D. RECEIPT OF HEARING OFFICER RECOMMENDATIONS ON LICENSE AND
PERMIT ITEMS AND ADOPTION OF COMMISSION FINDINGS FOR:
I. RICHARD MIRKOVICH, TRANSFERABLE MARKET SQUID LIGHT
II. ALLEN WELLE, TRANSFERABLE LOBSTER OPERATOR PERMIT.