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THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

State of California

THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

 

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Meeting of Truckee Donner Public Utility District1

June 7, 2007 (Thurs.) Board Room

10:00 a.m. 2 11570 Donner Pass Road

Truckee

AGENDA3

ALL MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

DISCUSSION ITEMS

NOTE: Items may be heard on either day and in any order pursuant to the determination

of the Commission President.

 1. 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. 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.

 2. PRESENTATION BY DIRK ROSEN, MARINE APPLIED RESEARCH AND

EXPLORATION, AND KONSTANTIN KARPOV, DFG, REGARDING THE REMOTE

OPERATOR VEHICLE MONITORING PROGRAM OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS MPAs.

 3. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT'S ANNUAL REVIEW OF WHITE SEABASS FISHERY

MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR 2005-2006 FISHING SEASONS.

 4. PURSUANT TO SECTION 2074.2 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE,

CONSIDERATION OF DEPARTMENT'S INITIAL REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION

ON THE PETITION TO UPLIST THE DELTA SMELT (Hypomesus transpacificus)

FROM THREATENED TO ENDANGERED STATUS.

 5. CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO

COMMISSION POLICY, RE: IMPLEMENTATION AND REVIEW OF COMMISSION

POLICIES.

 6. COMMISSION DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE APPROVAL OF THE REVISED DRAFT

MASTER PLAN FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS.

OTHER

 7. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT LEGISLATIVE REPORT AND POSSIBLE

CONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION.

 8. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

 (A) UPDATE ON DEPARTMENT'S BUDGET.

(B) UPDATE ON PFMC ISSUES.

 (C) UPDATE ON ENFORCEMENT.

 (D) UPDATE ON THE SAN MIGUEL ISLAND ABALONE RESOURCE.

 (E) UPDATE ON HALIBUT AND PINK SHRIMP FISHERIES.

 (F) UPDATE ON SALTON SEA.

 (G) UPDATE ON REGULATIONS REGARDING TIMBER HARVEST PLANS AND

COHO SALMON PURSUANT TO FISH AND GAME CODE SECTION 2112.

 (H) UPDATE ON ALDS.

 (I) OTHER.

 9. RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

(A) STAFF REPORTS.

I. UPDATE ON SCOTT BAR SALAMANDER SECTION 100

RULEMAKING.

 (B) OTHER.

 10. SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.

 (A) MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.

 (B) AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING

OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

 11. RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

 12. RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.

 13. NEW BUSINESS.

  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:

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.

VII. ROBERT LARRY EDER, JUSTIN WESLEY YAGER AND BYRAN D.

RANDALL vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE:

DUNGENESS CRAB VESSEL PERMITS.

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: