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Meeting of
February 3, 2011 (Wednesday)
8:30 a.m.

Resources Agency Building
Auditorium
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento

AGENDA

ALL MEETINGS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



1.

 ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON SUBCOMMITTEE
ASSIGNMENTS.

 Motion and Vote 
 
 Motion and Vote
2.  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.
3.  PRESENTATION FROM DIRK ROSEN, MARINE APPLIED RESEARCH AND
EXPLORATION ON CHANNEL ISLANDS (2003-2009) AND NORTH CENTRAL COAST
2010 REMOTELY OPERATED VEHICLE SURVEYS.
4.  UPDATE ON THE NORTH AMERICAN SALMON STRONGHOLD PARTNERSHIP.
5. RECEIPT OF LEGISLATIVE REPORTS.
  (A)  DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME REPORT.
  (B)  POSSIBLE CONSIDERATION OF COMMISSION POSITIONS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION.
6.  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  (A)  RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME DIRECTOR’S REPORT.
  (B)

 UPDATE ON AUTOMATED LICENSE DATA SYSTEM.

  (C)  REPORT ON THE DEPARTMENT’S SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM.
  (D)  REPORT ON THE DEPARTMENT’S K-12 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM.
  (E)  UPDATE ON LAW ENFORCEMENT DIVISION.
  (F)  UPDATE ON WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES PROGRAMS.
  (G)  PRESENTATION ON THE DEPARTMENT’S CALIFORNIA RECREATIONAL FISHERIES SURVEY.
  (H)  OTHER/PUBLIC COMMENT
7.  RECEIPT OF COMMISSION INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
  (A)  2011 WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AGENCIES
(WAFWA) MID-WINTER MEETING.
  (B) OTHER.
8.  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/PUBLIC COMMENT
9.
 POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2011 AND
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE MEETINGS. (See tentative 2011 meeting schedule on
page 6.)
 
 Motion/Vote
10.  RECEIPT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
11. RECEIPT OF LEGAL COUNSEL INFORMATIONAL ITEMS.
12. NEW BUSINESS.
13. ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION.
14.  PRESENTATION ON THE YUROK TRIBE’S FISH AND GAME PROGRAMS IN THE
KLAMATH BASIN.
15.

 RECEIPT OF DEPARTMENT PROPOSALS FOR TAG QUOTA CHANGES, CLARIFICATIONS AND URGENCY CHANGES FOR THE 2011-2012 MAMMAL HUNTING REGULATIONS AND REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT TO MAKE TAG QUOTA CHANGES, CLARIFICATIONS AND URGENCY CHANGES. (Note: Discussion hearings are scheduled for March 3, 2011 and April 7, 2011. Public comments and adoption of Department proposals are scheduled for the Commission's May 5, 2011, meeting. Note: No public recommendations will be received this year. Public recommendations for changes in the Mammal Hunting and Trapping Regulations are considered every three years. Any recommendation received after the regulation adoption process in April 2010, will be considered at the Commission's February 2013, meeting.)

 Motion/Vote

16.

 CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ADOPTION OF PROPOSED CHANGES TO
SECTION 632, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: STEWARTS POINT MARINE RESERVE

 Motion/Vote

17.
 CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION PERTAINING TO PROCESSING
MR. BOB PARKER’S REQUEST FOR REINSTATEMENT OF HIS SUSPENDED
TRAPPING PERMIT.
 Motion/Vote
18.

 DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE RECOMMENDATIONS TO ESTABLISH PROCEDURES
FOR HANDLING PETITIONS CONCERNING MARINE PROTECTED AREAS
PURSUANT TO SECTION 2861 OF THE FISH AND GAME CODE.

 Public Comment

19.

 CONSIDERATION AND POSSIBLE ACTION IN RESPONSE TO COURT REMAND IN
CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY v. CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME
COMMISSION, SAN FRANCISCO SUPERIOR COURT CASE NO. CPF-09-509927,
RE: PETITION TO LIST AMERICAN PIKA.

 Motion/Vote

20.

 DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION ON THE REQUEST OF MR. KEVIN LUNNY
TO AMEND STATE WATER BOTTOM LEASE NO. M-438-01, DRAKES BAY OYSTER
COMPANY, DRAKES ESTERO, MARIN COUNTY.

 Motion/Vote

21.

 UPDATE AND POSSIBLE COMMISSION ACTION ON THE INITIAL STATEMENT OF
REASONS REGARDING NON-NATIVE FROGS AND TURTLES.

 Motion/Vote

CONSENT CALENDAR
22. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT
TO AMEND SECTION 7.50, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: KLAMATH-TRINITY SPORT FISHING
REGULATIONS. (Note: The discussion hearings are scheduled for March 3, 2011 and
April 7, 2011. The adoption hearing is scheduled for April 2011, at a special meeting via
teleconference call.)
23. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT
TO AMEND SECTIONS 7.00 AND 7.50, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: CENTRAL VALLEY
SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS. (Note: The discussion hearings are scheduled for
March 3, 2011 and April 7, 2011. The adoption hearing is scheduled for April 2011, at a
special meeting via teleconference call.)
24.

 REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF COMMISSION INTENT
TO AMEND SECTION 27.80, TITLE 14, CCR, RE: OCEAN SALMON SPORT FISHING
REGULATIONS. (Note: The discussion hearings are scheduled for March 3, 2011 and
April 7, 2011. The adoption hearing is scheduled for April 2011, at a special meeting via
teleconference call.)

 Motion/Vote

25. RECEIPT OF ANNUAL REPORTS RE: CAMP ROBERTS, CAMP PENDLETON, AND
FORT HUNTER LIGGETT DEER AND ELK HUNTS, UNDER SECTION 640, TITLE 14,
CCR, MANAGEMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE ON MILITARY LANDS.
26. APPROVAL OF DEPARTMENT REQUEST PURSUANT TO SECTION 2073.5 OF THE
FISH AND GAME CODE FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME OF 30 DAYS TO COMPLETE
ITS EVALUATION OF PETITION TO LIST THE BLACK-BACKED WOODPECKER
(Picoides arcticus) AS THREATENED OR ENDANGERED UNDER THE CALIFORNIA
ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT.
27.

 REQUEST OF MR. GEORGE TREVELYN, GRASSY BAR OYSTER COMPANY, FOR 180-DAY EXTENSION OF STATE WATER BOTTOM LEASE NOS. M-614-01, PARCEL NO. 1 AND M-614-02, SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY.

 Motion/Vote

OTHER
28.  COMMISSION FOLLOW-UP, MEETING REVIEW, AND STAFF DIRECTION.
29.  ANNOUNCEMENT OF FUTURE MEETINGS.