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June 26-27, 2008 Meeting Agenda

 
 
Meeting of
June 26, 2008  (Thursday)
10:00 a.m.
**
Carnegie Library and Cultural Center
123 D Street*
Upland

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.  RECEIPT OF REVISED JOINT POLICY STATEMENT (FISH AND GAME COMMISSION AND BOARD OF FORESTRY) ON PACIFIC SALMON AND ANADROMOUS TROUT.
3.  DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF THE AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE RESOLUTION REGARDING PAIUTE CUTTHROAT TROUT .
4.  PRESENTATION ON NORTH AMERICAN SALMON STRONGHOLD PARTNERSHIP.
5.  UPDATE AND POSSIBLE RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENT REGARDING CALIFORNIA BROWN PELICAN.
6.  PRESENTATION BY JERRY JOHNS, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES, RE: LONG RANGE PLANNING EFFORTS IN THE DELTA.
7.  RECEIPT AND DISCUSSION OF DRAFT 2009 COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULE.
8.  CONSIDERATION OF RELOCATING THE OCTOBER, 2008 BISHOP MEETING TO A LOCATION IN THE NORTH CENTRAL COASTAL STUDY REGION OF THE MLPA INITIATIVE.
9.  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME LEGISLATIVE REPORT UPDATE AND POSSIBLE CONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION.
10. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  (A)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DIRECTOR’S REPORT.
  (B)  UPDATE ON ENFORCEMENT.
  (C)  UPDATE ON PACIFIC FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL ISSUES.
  (D)  UPDATE ON AUTOMATED LICENSE DATA SYSTEM.
  (E)  UPDATE ON POSSIBLE AMENDMENTS TO CARE AND TREATMENT OF CAPTIVE WILD ANIMAL REGULATIONS.
  (F)  UPDATE ON IMAGE FOR 2008-09 DUCK STAMP.
  (G) OTHER.
11.  RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  (A)  STAFF REPORTS.
    I. REPORT ON ORGANIZATIONAL OFFSITE ASSESSMENT MEETING.
  (B) OTHER.
12.  SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
  (A)  MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.
  (B)  AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE.
13  RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
14.  RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
15.  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. BIG CREEK LUMBER COMPANY AND CENTRAL COAST FOREST ASSOC. vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: COHO LISTING, SOUTH OF SAN FRANCISCO.
    III. LINDY O’LEARY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: R.R.S.A.C. AND R.R.S.S. PERMIT DENIALS.
    IV. NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, ET AL., vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: CALIFORNIA CONDORS EXPOSURE TO LEAD AMMUNITION.
    V. ROBERT LARRY EDER , JUSTIN WESLEY YAGER AND BYRAN D. RANDALL vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: DUNGENESS CRAB VESSEL PERMITS.
    VI. STEVE ANGELI vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: RESTRICTED SPECIES BREEDING PERMIT.
    VII. COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE DELTA, ET AL., vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: SPORTFISH REGULATIONS AND TAKE OF LISTED SPECIES.
    VIII. JAMES BUNN AND JOHN GIBBS vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: SQUID 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: