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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
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Member
McKinleyville
Eric Sklar, Member
Saint Helena
Anthony C. Williams, Member 
Huntington Beach




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

MEETING AGENDA
December 9, 2015

Town and Country Resort & Convention Center
500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego
Field Trip:
Fund for Animals Wildlife Center
December 8, 2015, at 3:00 p.m.
18740 Highland Valley Road, Ramona, CA 92065
Members of the public are invited, but must provide their own transportation.
The meeting will be live streamed at www.cal-span.org

NOTE: See important meeting procedures and information at the end of the agenda.
DAY 1 – DECEMBER 9, 2015, 8:30 A.M.
1. Call to order/ roll call to establish quorum
2.
 Approve agenda and order of items

3.
 Public forum for items not on the agenda
The Commission may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this item, except to decide whether to place the matter on a future meeting agenda. (Pursuant to sections 11125 and 11125.7(a), Government Code)
 CONSENT ITEMS      Motion and Vote
4.
Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend ocean salmon sport fishing regulations

(A)
Season dates, size limits, and daily bag limits for April 2016 (Subsection 27.80(c), Title 14, CCR)

(B)
Season dates, size limits, and daily bag limits for May-November 2016 (Subsection 27.80(d), Title 14, CCR)
5. Receive request from Charles Friend Oyster Company to amend State Water Bottom Lease No. M-430-04 to add new aquaculture cultivation methods
6.Receive request from Tomales Bay Oyster Company to amend State Water Bottom Lease No. M-430-05 to add new aquaculture cultivation methods
7.
Approve request from Hog Island Oyster Company to renew State Water Bottom Lease No. M-430-15 for aquaculture

8.
 Marine Resources Committee      Motion and Vote
(A)
Meeting summary
  1. Receive recommendations
(B)
Work plan development
  1. Update on current work plan and timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
9. Tribal Committee    

(A)
Discuss items identified for a proposed rulemaking to allow tribal take exemptions in select marine protected areas

(B)
Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
10.
 Adopt proposed changes to marine protected areas regulations (Section 632, Title 14, CCR)    Motion and Vote
11.
 Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Pacific halibut sport fishing regulations
(Section 28.20, Title 14, CCR)    Motion and Vote
12.
 Receive draft Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan     
13.
 Receive proposed final Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act       Motion and Vote
14.
 Approve request for an extension of time to transfer Mr. Thomas L. Ptak’s transferable nearshore fishery permit and nearshore fishery trap endorsement for the Nearshore Fishery South Coast Regional Management Area    
15.
 Approve request for an extension of Santa Barbara Mariculture’s State Water Bottom Lease No. M-653-02 for aquaculture       Motion and Vote
16.
 Receive informational update on electronic reporting and pilot program for commercial passenger fishing vessel log books
17.
 Request for authorization to publish notice of intent to amend Commission meeting procedures regulations (Section 665, Title 14, CCR)     Motion and Vote
18.
 Approve Commission Conflict of Interest Code pursuant to the requirements of the Political Reform Act    Motion and Vote
19.
 Announce results from Executive Session
20.
 Receive presentation on state agencies’ climate change policies and provide direction for development of Commission policy
21.
 Items of interest from previous meetings       Motion and Vote

(A)
 Action on petitions for regulation change received at the October 2015 meeting

(B)
 Action on non-regulatory requests received at the October 2015 meeting

(D)
 Update on domoic acid in recreational and commercial crab fisheries

(E)
 Update on schedule and approach to sea urchin regulatory change proposal
22.
 Department informational items

(A)
 Director’s report

(B)
Wildlife and Fisheries Division, and Ecosystem Conservation Division

(C)
 Law Enforcement Division

(D)
 Marine Region

(E)
Other
23.
 Other informational items

(A)
Other informational items

(B)
Staff report

(C)
Legislative update and possible action

(D)
Federal agencies report

(E)
Other
24.
Recess


FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
2016 MEETING SCHEDULE
www.fgc.ca.gov

MEETING DATECOMMISSION MEETINGCOMMITTEE MEETING
January 20

Wildlife Resources
Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building
914 Capitol Mall, Room 500 Sacramento, CA 95814
February 10-11
Resources Building – Auditorium 1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

March 15
Special Meeting — Teleconference
Arcata, Sacramento, Los Alamitos and Yountville

March 21

Marine Resources
West Ed Building – Ed Meyers Classroom
4665 Lampson Avenue, Suite A Los Alamitos, CA 90720
April 12

Tribal Meeting
River Rock Casino Quail Run Buffet
3250 Highway128 East Geyserville, CA 95441
April 13-14
Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa 2777 Fourth Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

April 18
Special Meeting — Teleconference
Arcata, Sacramento, Los Alamitos and Yountville

May 18

Wildlife Resources
Department of General Services Ziggurat Building – Auditorium 707 3rd Street
West Sacramento, CA 95605
June 21

Tribal
Huntington Beach, CA
June 22-23
Huntington Beach, CA

July 21

Marine Resources
Napa, CA
August 24-25
Sacramento, CA

September 21

Wildlife Resources
Sacramento, CA
October 18

Tribal
Crescent City, CA
October 19-20
Crescent City, CA

November 17

Marine Resources
Irvine, CA
December 7-8
San Diego


OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST


Wildlife Conservation Board - Dates unknown at this time

Pacific Fishery Management Council
• March 9-14, 2016, Sacramento, CA
• April 9-14, 2016, Vancouver, WA
• June 23-28, 2016, Tacoma, WA
• September 15-20, 2016 Boise, ID
• November 16-21, 2016, Garden Grove, CA

Pacific Flyway Council
• March 15, 2016, Sacramento, CA
• September, TBD

Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
• January 7-10, 2016, San Diego, CA
• July, 2016, Cody, WY