|Commissioners||STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor
|Sonke Mastrup, Executive Director|
|Jack Baylis, President
Jim Kellogg, Vice President
Richard Rogers, Member
Michael Sutton, Member
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Member
Fish and Game Commission
Wildlife Heritage and Conservation
|1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 653-5040 Fax
2777 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa
The meeting will be live streamed at www.cal-span.org
|DAY 2 – APRIL 9, 2015, 8:00 A.M|
|23.|| Public Forum
Any member of the public may address the Commission regarding 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. Submitting 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 in the time allocated by the presiding commissioner.
|24.||Wildlife Resources Committee|
||Work plan development|
|I.||Update on current work plan and timeline|
|II.||Discuss and approve new topics|
Consideration of petition, Department's report, and comments received on whether listing the Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii) as a threatened or endangered species may be warranted
|27.||Adoption of proposed regulations regarding authorized methods of take for wildlife using lead ammunition – phasing out the use of lead ammunition (Add Section 251.1; amend subdivision heading and Sections 311, 353, 464, 465, 475, 485; repeal Section 355, Title 14, CCR) Motion and Vote Motion and Vote|
|(A)||Certification of Final Environmental Document|
|(B)||Proposed changes to Title 14, CCR|
|32.||Discuss Commission’s draft native plant policy|
|CONSENT ITEMS Motion and Vote|
|33.||Receive the Department's 90-day evaluation report on the petition to list tricolored blackbird as an endangered species (Pursuant to 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)|
|34.||Receive annual review of management plans for Camp Roberts, Camp Pendleton, and Fort Hunter Liggett for management of Fish and Wildlife on Military Lands (Pursuant to Section 640, Title 14, CCR)|
|35.||Receive and approve initial Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Area plan 2015-2020 and license for: (Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)|
|(A)||Amann Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|36.||Receive and approve annual reports and 2015-2016 Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Area plans for: (Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)|
|(A)||Alexander Ranch (Monterey County)|
|(B)||Capistran Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(C)||De Francesco/Eaton Ranches (Merced County)|
|(D)||Eden Valley Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(E)||Gabilan Ranch (Monterey County)|
|(F)||Hartnell Ranch (Monterey County)|
|(G)||Lewis Ranch (San Benito County)|
|(H)||Lone Ranch (San Benito County)|
|(I)||Miller-Eriksen Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(J)||Peachtree Ranch (Monterey County)|
|(K)||R-R Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(L)||Roostercomb Ranch (Stanislaus County)|
|(M)||Santa Catalina Island (Los Angeles County)|
|(N)||Shamrock Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(O)||Spring Valley Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|37.||Receipt and approve 5-Year Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Area plans 2015-2020 and licenses for: (Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)|
|(A)||Carley Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(B)||Christensen Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(C)||Elk Creek Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(D)||Potter Valley Wildlife Management Area (Mendocino County)|
|(E)||Sanhedrin Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(F)||Seven Springs Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|(G)||Summer Camp Ranch (Mendocino County)|
|38.||Discussion and action on future meeting items|
|(A)||Next meeting – April 17 via teleconference, and June 10-11 in Mammoth Lakes|
|(B)||Possible field trip for June meeting|
|(C)||Perpetual timetable for regulatory action updates|
(Not Open to Public)
Pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 11126(a)(1) and (e)(1), and Seciton 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
|FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
Pacific Fishery Management Council
• April 11-16, Rohnert Park, CA
• June 12-17, Spokane, WA
• September 11-16, Sacramento, CA
• November 14-19, Garden Grove, CA
Wildlife Conservation Board
• May 21, Sacramento, CA
• September 3, Sacramento, CA
• November 19, Sacramento, CA
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
• July 16-22, Reno, NV
Pacific Flyway Council
• July 24, Reno, NV
WELCOME TO A MEETING OF THE CALIFORNIA FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
This is the 145th year of operation of the Commission in partnership with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Our goal is conserving our natural resources through informed decision making; Commission meetings are vital in achieving that goal. In that spirit, we provide the following information to be as effective and efficient toward that end. Welcome and please let us know if you have any questions.
PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Persons with disabilities needing reasonable accommodation to participate in public meetings or other Commission activities are invited to contact the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at (916) 651-1214. Requests for facility and/or meeting accessibility should be received at least 10 working days prior to the meeting to ensure the request can be accommodated.
SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN MATERIALS.
As of July 1, 2015, the Commission will no longer be accepting comments or requests for change via facsimile. Please submit written material by email or US Mail.
The public is encouraged to comment on any agenda item. Submit your comments by one of the following methods (only one is necessary): E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to (916) 653-5040, or U.S. mail to Fish and Game Commission, 1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320, Sacramento, CA 95814; or hand-deliver to a commission meeting.
Written comments received at the Commission office by 5:00 pm on March 26 will
be made available to Commissioners prior to the meeting. Comments received by 12
noon on April 3 will be marked late and made available to Commissioners at
the meeting. Otherwise, 12 copies of written comments must be brought to the meeting.
All materials provided to the Commission may be made available to the general public.
PETITIONS FOR REGULATORY CHANGE AND NON-REGULATORY REQUESTS
All petitions for regulatory change and non-regulatory requests will follow a two-meeting cycle to ensure proper review and thorough consideration of each item. All requests submitted prior to this meeting or during public forum at the meeting will be scheduled for receipt at the April 8-9 Commission meeting, and scheduled for consideration at the June 10-11 Commission meeting.\
All visual presentations must be pre-approved by the Executive Director. Visual presentations must be provided by email or delivered to the Commission office on a USB flash drive by 12 noon on April 3. All electronic formats must be Windows PC compatible. A data projector, laptop and presentation mouse will be available for use at the meeting.
A summary of all items will be available for review at the meeting. Any item may be removed from the consent calendar by the Commission, or upon the request of the Department or member of the public who wishes to speak to that item.
SPEAKING AT THE MEETING
To speak on an agenda item, please complete a “Speaker Card" and give it to the designated staff member before the agenda item is announced. Cards will be available near the entrance of the meeting room. Only one speaker card is necessary for speaking to multiple items.
Agenda items may be heard in any order and on either day pursuant to the discretion of the presiding commissioner.