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December 11-12, 2008 Meeting Agenda

 
 
Meeting of
December 11, 2008 (Thursday)
12:00 p.m.
**
Resources Building
Auditorium
*
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento

The meeting will begin at 12:00 p.m. and the Commission will immediately go into Executive Session. The Public Forum is anticipated to begin at 1:30 p.m.

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.

Item carried over from morning session with the MLPA-BRTF:

4.  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MLPA.
  (A)  ENFORCEMENT.
  (B)  OUTREACH AND EDUCATION.
  (C)  MONITORING.

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.  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME LEGISLATIVE REPORT UPDATE AND POSSIBLE CONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION.
3.  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  (A)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DIRECTOR’S REPORT.
  (B)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DRAFT REPORT ON POSSIBLE MODIFICATIONS TO DESIGNATED CATEGORIES OF VARIOUS VIOLATIONS.
  (C)  UPDATE ON ENFORCEMENT.
  (D)  UPDATE ON THE DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS REGARDING THE AQUACULTURE PROGRAM.
  (E) UPDATE ON AUTOMATED LICENSE DATA SYSTEM AND ONLINE LICENSING.
  (F)  UPDATE ON HAGFISH FISHERY AND THE EXPERIMENTAL GEAR PERMIT PROCESS.
  (G)  UPDATE ON HALIBUT TRAWL GEAR.
  (H)  OTHER.
4.  RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
5.  SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
  (A) MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.
  (B)  AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE UPDATE.
6.  RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
7.  RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
8.  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. COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE DELTA, ET AL., vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: SPORTFISH REGULATIONS AND TAKE OF LISTED SPECIES.
    VII. JAMES BUNN AND JOHN GIBBS vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: SQUID PERMITS.
    VIII. CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY vs. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION RE: AMERICAN PIKA.
  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: