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

Mike Yaun, Acting Executive Director 
Eric Sklar, President
Saint Helena
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Vice President
McKinleyville
Anthony C. Williams, Member
Huntington Beach
Vacant, Member
Vacant, Member 




Fish and Game Commission

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Wildlife Heritage and Conservation
Since 1870

1416 Ninth Street, Room 1320
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-4899

www.fgc.ca.gov

MEETING AGENDA
  April 13-14, 2016

Flamingo Conference Resort & Spa
2777 Fourth Street, Santa Rosa

The meeting will be live streamed at www.cal-span.org

NOTE: See important meeting deadlines and procedures information at the end of the agenda.

DAY 1 – APRIL 13, 2016, 8:30 A.M.

 Call to order/roll call to establish quorum
1. Approve agenda and order of items     Motion and Vote
2.
 Public forum for items not on 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
3.
Adopt proposed changes to fishing activity records and logbook regulations (Sections 190 and 195, Title 14, CCR)       Motion and Vote
4.
Adopt proposed changes to commercial sea urching fishing regulations (Section 120.7, Title 14, CCR)   
5.
Adopt proposed changes to Pacific halibut sport fishing regulations (Section 28.20, Title 14, CCR)
6.
 Marine Resources Committee      Motion and Vote
(A)March 21, 2016 meeting summary
  1. Receive and adopt recommendations

(B)Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
7.
 Tribal Committee          Motion and  Vote
(A)April 12, 2016 meeting summary
  1. Receive and adopt recommendations

(B)Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics

8.
 California spiny lobster        Motion and Vote        Motion and Vote
(A)Adopt negative declaration pursuant to California Environmental Quality Act    
(B)Adopt fishery management plan
(C) Discuss proposed changes to sport and commercial fishing regulations
(Section 29.80, et al., and Appendix A, Title 14, CCR)
9.
 Recreational Dungeness crab and rock crab fisheries: consideration and re-adoption of emergency regulations regarding emergency closure due to elevated levels of domoic acid
(Section 29.85, Title 14, CCR)       Motion and Vote

10.
 Adopt proposed final Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas and the Marine Life Protection Program pursuant to the Marine Life Protection Act
(Pursuant to Section 2850, et seq., Fish and Game Code)       Motion and Vote

11.
 Presentation of north central coast marine protected areas baseline data collection results and five-year management review

12.
 Tribal take in marine protected areas (MPAs) (Section 632, Title 14, CCR)

(A) Presentation by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians regarding its request for exemptions from take in certain south coast MPAs

(B)
 Discussion and direction regarding current tribal requests for changes to specified MPA regulations
 Motion and Vote 

13.
 Department presentation concerning Federal regulations to protect unmanaged forage fish species in Federal marine waters

14.
 Marine items of interest from previous meetings     Motion and Vote
(A)
Action on petitions for regulation change received at previous meetings

(B)
 Action on non-regulatory requests received at previous meetings

(C)
Other

15.
 Announce results from Executive Session

16.
 Update on and discussion of executive director position recruitment

17.
 Other informational items

(A)
Staff report

(B)
Legislative update and possible action

(C)
Federal agencies report

(D)
Other

18.
 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

Recess

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

MEETING DATECOMMISSION MEETINGCOMMITTEE MEETING
April 18
Teleconference — Arcata,
Sacramento, Los Alamitos and
Napa


May 18

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

Tribal
TBD
June 22-23
TBD

July 21

Marine Resources
Petaluma Regional Library 
100 Fairgrounds Drive 
Petaluma, CA 94952
August 24-25
Lake Natoma Inn Hotel & Conference
Center
702 Gold Lake Drive
Folsom, CA 95630

September 21

Wildlife Resources
Woodland Public Library
Leake Center Community Room
250 First Street
Woodland, CA 95695
October 18

Tribal
TBD
October 19-20
TBD

November 17

Marine Resources
Irvine, CA
December 7-8
Portofino Inn & Suites
3805 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego


OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST



Wildlife Conservation Board
• May 26, Sacramento
• August 30, Sacramento
• November 16, Sacramento

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

Pacific Flyway Council 

•  September 2016, Date and location TBD
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
• July 21-27, 2016, Cody, WY