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Commissioners
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Governor

Sonke Mastrup, Executive Director
Jack Baylis, President
Los Angeles
Jim Kellogg, Vice President
Discovery Bay
Richard Rogers, Member
Santa Barbara
Michael Sutton, Member
Monterey
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Member
McKinleyville




Fish and Game Commission

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Wildlife Heritage and Conservation
Since 1870

1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320
Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 653-4899
(916) 653-5040 Fax

www.fgc.ca.gov

TRIBAL COMMITTEE
Committee Co-Chairs: Commissioner Sutton and Commissioner Hostler-Carmesin

Meeting Agenda
June 9, 2015

Mountainside Conference Center
1 Minaret Road, Mammoth Lakes


NOTE: Please see important information about public comment deadlines and Committee procedures at the end of the agenda; the comment deadline is 5:00 p.m. on June 3, 2015. All agenda items are informational and/or discussion only. The Committee develops recommendations to the Commission but does not have authority to make policy or regulatory decisions on behalf of the Commission.
1. Public Forum
2. Discuss tribal hunting, fishing and gathering opportunities off trust lands: Current practices, unfulfilled needs, and lessons learned
3.
Discuss creating annual regulation training and planning event associated with Native American Day
4. Discuss issues affecting tribes needing legislative resolution – protecting confidential information and co-management
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
MEETING SCHEDULE
www.fgc.ca.gov

MEETING DATE COMMISSION MEETING COMMITTEE MEETING
June 10-11
Mountainside Conference Center
1 Minaret Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93456

July 8

Marine Resources
Trinidad Town Hall
409 Trinity Street
Trinidad, CA 95570
August 4-5
River Lodge Conference Center
1800 Riverwalk Drive
Fortuna, CA 95540

September 9

Wildlife Resources
Department of Industrial Relations
2550 Mariposa Mall, Room 1036
Fresno, CA 93721
October 6

Tribal Committee
Embassy Suites - LAX North
9801 Airport Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
October 7-8
Embassy Suites - LAX North
9801 Airport Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045

November 4

Marine Resources
Southern California
December 9-10
Town and Country Resort &
Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle, North
San Diego, CA 92108


OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST

Pacific Fishery Management Council
• June 12-17, Spokane, WA
• September 11-16, Sacramento, CA
• November 14-19, Garden Grove, CA

Wildlife Conservation Board

• 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, TBD


IMPORTANT COMMISSION MEETING INFORMATION
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 fgc@fgc.ca.gov, 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 May 28will be made available to Commissioners prior to the meeting. Comments received by 12 noon on June 5 will be marked late and made available to Commissioners at the meeting. Otherwise, two (2) 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 by 12 noon on June 5 (or during public forum at the meeting) will be scheduled for receipt at this meeting, and scheduled for consideration at the next business meeting. Beginning October 1, 2015 all petitions for regulatory change must be submitted in writing using a form that will be made available on the Commission’s website; details about this new requirement and the form adopted by the Commission are available at http://fgc.ca.gov/regulations/2014/index.aspx#662.

VISUAL PRESENTATIONS/MATERIALS
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 June 5. All electronic formats must be Windows PC compatible. A data projector, laptop and presentation mouse will be available for use at the meeting.

CONSENT CALENDAR
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.

LASER POINTERS may only be used by a speaker during a presentation; use at any other time may result in arrest.

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

  1. Speakers will be called in groups; please line up when your name is called.
  2. When addressing the Commission, give your name and the name of any organization you represent, and provide your comments on the item under consideration.
  3. Each speaker has three minutes to address the Commission; however, time may be adjusted at the discretion of the presiding commissioner. If there are several speakers with the same concerns, please appoint a spokesperson and avoid repetitive testimony.
  4. Speakers may cede their time to an individual spokesperson, but only under the
    following conditions:
    1. Individuals ceding time forfeit their right to speak to the agenda item; and
    2. The minimum number of individuals required to cede time to a spokesperson and the amount of time allocated are arranged in advance with the presiding commissioner.
  5. If you are presenting handouts/written material to the Commission at the meeting, please provide 12 copies to the designated staff member just prior to speaking.