State of California
THE FISH AND GAME
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FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
Meeting of Hubbs-Sea World
May 3, 2007 (Thurs.) Shedd
10:00 a.m. 2 2595 Ingraham Street
AGENDA, REVISED 4/20/073
MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Items may be heard on either day and in any order pursuant to the
of the Commission President.
1. PUBLIC FORUM– Any member of the public may
address and/or ask questions of the
relating to the implementation of its policies or any other matter
within the jurisdiction
the Commission. As a general rule, action cannot be taken on issues not
listed on the agenda.
will normally be requested to follow up on such items at the discretion
of the Commission.
of written comments is encouraged to ensure that all comments will be
included in the
before the Commission. Please be prepared to summarize your comments to
by the President.
2. PRESENTATION BY MARK
DRAWBRIDGE, SENIOR RESEARCH BIOLOGIST
RESEARCH INSTITUTE, REGARDING A UPDATE ON
THE CURRENT STATUS OF MARINE
FINFISH FARMING IN THE UNITED
3. STATUS UPDATE ON DRAFT
ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENT AND RECEIPT
OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY REGARDING
THE PETITION TO DELIST SISKIYOU
MOUNTAINS SALAMANDER (Plethodon stormi) AS A THREATENED
COMMISSION RECEIPT AND POSSIBLE APPROVAL OF THE REVISED
MASTER PLAN FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS.
These facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. To
request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please
California Relay Service at 1 (800) 735-2929 (TT) or 1 (800) 735-2922
(Voice) and ask them to contact the California
and Game Commission at (916) 653-4899.
The Commission may break for lunch at approximately 12:00 noon.
The public is encouraged to comment on any item on the agenda. In order
for the Commission to adequately consider public
the public is requested to submit written comments no later than eight
days prior to the meeting. Written
received fewer than eight days preceding the meeting will be submitted
to the Commission at the meeting;
Commission staff is unable to deliver material received one day before
and on the day of the meeting to the
when the meeting is not in Sacramento. Please send your comments to be
received no later than two days
you decide to speak at the Commission meeting, please begin by giving
your name and affiliation (if any) and the number of
represented by your organization. Then tell the Commission your
concerns in five minutes or less. Time allotted for
agenda item depends upon the number of speakers for each item and the
length of the agenda. The Commission is
in your views; don't worry about how to say them. If several people
have spoken, try not to be repetitious. If there
several with the same concerns, please try to appoint a spokesperson.
The Commission is particularly interested in the
reasons you are for or against a proposal because the Commission's
decision needs to be based on specific reasons.
you would like to present handouts/written material to the Commission
at the meeting, please provide eight (8) copies.
RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT LEGISLATIVE REPORT AND POSSIBLE
OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED
RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
UPDATE ON DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET.
UPDATE ON PFMC ISSUES
UPDATE ON ENFORCEMENT.
WITHERING SYNDROME REPORT.
UPDATE ON THE SAN MIGUEL ISLAND ABALONE RESOURCE.
UPDATE ON WATERFOWL REGULATIONS.
UPDATE ON COMMERCIAL FISHERIES COST REPORT.
UPDATE ON HALIBUT AND PINK SHRIMP FISHERIES.
UPDATE ON THE AUTOMATED LICENSE DATA SYSTEM (ALDS)
UPDATE ON SALTON SEA.
UPDATE ON REGULATIONS REGARDING TIMBER HARVEST PLANS
COHO SALMON PURSUANT TO FISH AND GAME CODE
RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.
AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING
RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
TRIP: Time permitting, the Commission will take a tour of the Hubbs-Sea
Institute Laboratory (see address above). The field trip will commence
following the adjournment of the meeting. The public is invited to
will have to provide its own transportation.
OPEN TO PUBLIC)
TO THE AUTHORITY OF GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 11126(a)(1)
(e)(1), AND SECTION 309 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE, THE COMMISSION
MEET IN CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION. THE PURPOSE OF THIS
SESSION IS TO CONSIDER:
PENDING LITIGATION TO WHICH THE COMMISSION IS A PARTY.
CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND
COMMISSION RE: TIGER SALAMANDER.
CALIFORNIA FORESTRY ASSOCIATION, ET AL., vs. CALIFORNIA
AND GAME COMMISSION RE: COHO SALMON.
JACK MORICI vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENSE.
BIG CREEK LUMBER COMPANY AND CENTRAL COAST FOREST
vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: COHO
SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO.
LINDY O’LEARY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE:
AND R.R.S.S. PERMIT DENIALS.
NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, ET AL., vs.
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: CALIFORNIA
EXPOSURE TO LEAD AMMUNITION.
POSSIBLE LITIGATION INVOLVING THE COMMISSION.
STAFF PERFORMANCE AND COMPENSATION.
RECEIPT OF HEARING OFFICER RECOMMENDATIONS ON LICENSE AND
ITEMS AND ADOPTION OF COMMISSION FINDINGS FOR:
RICHARD MIRKOVICH, TRANSFERABLE MARKET SQUID LIGHT
ALLEN WELLE, TRANSFERABLE LOBSTER OPERATOR PERMIT.