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FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
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  Meeting of
December 16, 2010
Thursday)9:00 a.m.
Hotel Mar Monte
El Cabrillo Room
1111 East Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara
 

AGENDA
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.
  3.  CONTINUATION OF 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. The issue to be discussed should not be related to any item on the current agenda. As a general rule, action cannot be taken on issues not listed on the agenda. At the discretion of the Commission, staff may be requested to follow up on such items. 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.
  4. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.
  5.  UPDATE ON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME’S CURRENT ISSUES AND SEVEN STRATEGIC INITIATIVES.
  6.  RECEIPT OF LEGISLATIVE REPORTS.
    (A) DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME REPORT.
    (B) POSSIBLE CONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION.
  7.  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
    (A)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DIRECTOR’S REPORT.
    (B)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT REPORT ON DELTA STRESSORS.
    (C)  UPDATE ON THE INITIAL STATEMENT OF REASONS REGARDING NON-NATIVE FROGS AND TURTLES.
    (D)  UPDATE ON LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION.
    (E)  UPDATE ON WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES PROGRAMS.
    (F)  UPDATE ON COMPLAINTS REGARDING NUISANCE RIVER OTTERS.
    (G)  OTHER.
  8.  RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  9.  SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND POSSIBLE COMMISSION ACTION.
    (A)  MARINE RESOURCES COMMITTEE.
    (B)  AL TAUCHER'S PRESERVING HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING OPPORTUNITIES ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
    (C)  AQUACULTURE COMMITTEE.
    (D) OTHER.
  10.

 POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2011 AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE MEETINGS. (See tentative 2011 meeting schedule on page 6.)

  11.  RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  12.  RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  13.  NEW BUSINESS.
  14. PRESENTATION TO CHILDREN OF DFG BIOLOGISTS MR. CLU COTTER AND MR. KEVIN O’CONNOR. (This will occur at approximately 10:30 a.m.)
  15. (A)  UPDATE ON STATUS OF FEDERAL GROUNDFISH FISHING REGULATIONS.
    (B) POSSIBLE RECONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION’S OCTOBER 21, 2010 ACTION TO ADOPT CHANGES TO THE RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL GROUNDFISH FISHING REGULATIONS FOR 2011-2012, SECTION 27.20 ET AL, TITLE 14, CCR.
  16.  RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 632, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: STEWARTS POINT MARINE RESERVE. (Note: The adoption hearing is scheduled for February 3, 2011.)
  17.

 CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE EMERGENCY ACTION TO RE-ADOPT CHANGES TO SECTION 632, TITLE 14, CCR, FOR AN ADDITIONAL 90-DAY PERIOD, RE: STEWARTS POINT MARINE RESERVE.

 Motion and Vote

  18.

 RECEIPT OF PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO SUBSECTION (b)(1.5) OF SECTION 7.50, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: ALAMEDA CREEK SPORTFISHING REGULATIONS.

 Motion and Vote

  19.

 DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF THE NOVEMBER 29, 2010 NOTICE OF CHANGES TO SECTIONS 671, 671.1, 671.7 AND 703, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: NEW RESTRICTED SPECIES PERMITS AND REQUIREMENTS; INCLUDING CHANGES TO 2011 FEE SCHEDULES, THE ADDITION OF TWO NEW PERMITS AND RELATED FORMS.

 Motion and Vote
  20.  CONSIDERATION OF 2011 REGULATORY CALENDAR AND POSSIBLE REGULATORY PROPOSALS.
  21. (A)  UPDATE ON POSSIBLE COMMISSION AND DEPARTMENT PROPOSALS FOR TAG QUOTA CHANGES, CLARIFICATIONS AND URGENCY CHANGES FOR THE 2011-2012 MAMMAL HUNTING REGUALTIONS AND CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT (CEQA) DOCUMENTS. (Public recommendations for changes in Mammal Hunting Regulations are considered every three years. Any public recommendations received after the regulation adoption process in April 2010, will be scheduled for consideration at the Commissions February 2013, meeting.)
    (B)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT’S TENTATIVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ANTLERLESS/EITHER-SEX DEER HUNTS FOR 2011-2012.
  22.  CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION PERTAINING TO PROCESSING OF THE REQUEST OF MR. BOB PARKER FOR REINSTATEMENT OF HIS SUSPENDED TRAPPING PERMIT.
  23.  UPDATE ON STATUS OF DEPARTMENT’S ANNUAL RECOMMENDATION FOR CEILINGS ON RESERVOIR ACCESS FEES ALLOWED BY THE COMMISSION’S POLICY ON “STOCKING FISH IN WATERS WHERE ANGLERS PAY ACCESS FEES.”
 
 CONSENT CALENDAR
 
 Motion and Vote
  24. (A) REQUEST OF MR. JOHN FINGER, HOG ISLAND OYSTER COMPANY, FOR 180-DAY EXTENSION OF STATE WATER BOTTOM LEASE NO. M-430-12, MARIN COUNTY.
    (B) REQUEST OF MR. MICHAEL TOUSSAINT, MARIN OYSTER COMPANY, FOR 180-DAY EXTENSION OF STATE WATER BOTTOM LEASE NO. M-430-02, MARIN COUNTY.
    (C) REQUEST OF MR. MARTIN STRAIN, POINT REYES OYSTER COMPANY, FOR 180-DAY EXTENSION OF STATE WATER BOTTOM LEASE NO. M-430-14, MARIN COUNTY.
    (D) REQUEST OF MR. BERNARD FRIEDMAN, SANTA BARBARA MARICULTURE COMPANY, FOR 180-DAY EXTENSION OF STATE WATER BOTTOM LEASE NO. M-635-02, SANTA BARBARA COUNTY.
  25. REQUEST OF MR. MANUEL FIGUEIREDO TO TRANSFER HIS CALIFORNIA HALIBUT BOTTOM TRAWL VESSEL PERMIT.
  26. RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT REPORT TO THE FISH AND GAME COMMISSION AND LEGISLATURE ON THE ANNUAL ACCOUNTING OF THE DEPOSITS INTO, AND EXPENDITURES FROM, THE FISH AND GAME PRESERVATION FUND, AS RELATED TO THE REVENUES GENERATED PURSUANT TO SECTION 8587 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE AND REQUIRED BY SECTION 8589.7 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE.
 

OTHER

  27.  COMMISSION FOLLOW-UP, MEETING REVIEW, AND STAFF DIRECTION.
   
   
February 2 (Wed.)
February 3 (Thurs.)
State of California
Resources Agency Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento
March 2 (Wed.)
March 3 (Thurs.)*
Embassy Suites at Los Angeles Airport
9891 Airport Blvd.
Los Angeles
April 6 (Wed.)
April 7 (Thurs.)
Lake Natoma Inn
702 Gold Lake Drive
Folsom
April XX (Teleconference) Sacramento (Via Telephone)
May 4 (Wed.)
May 5 (Thurs.)
Upland/Ontario
June 29 (Wed.)
June 30 (Thurs.)
San Francisco
August 3 (Wed.)
August 4 (Thurs.)
State of California
Resources Agency Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento
September 14 (Wed.)
September 15 (Thurs.)*
River Lodge Conference Center
1800 Riverwalk Drive
Fortuna
October 19 (Wed.)
October 20 (Thurs.)
Monterey
November 16 (Wed.)
November 17 (Thurs.)*
Santa Barbara
December 14 (Wed.)
December 15 (Thurs.)
San Diego
 

* Possible One-Day Meeting

Winter WAFWA Meeting January 6-9, 2011
PFMC Meeting April 7-14
Summer WAFWA Meeting July 15-20, 2011
Federal Waterfowl Meeting July 28-29, 2011