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

Valerie Termini, Executive Director
Eric Sklar, President
Saint Helena
Jacque Hostler-Carmesin, Vice President
McKinleyville
Anthony C. Williams,
 Member
Huntington Beach
Russell E. Burns,
 Member
Napa
Peter S. Silva,
 Member
Chula Vista 




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

REVISED* MEETING AGENDA
  August 25, 2016

Lake Natoma Inn Hotel & Conference Center
702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom


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

NOTE: * Agenda Items 22, 23, 25, and 38 have been revised; revisions are in bold font.
See important meeting deadlines and procedures at the end of the agenda.



DAY 2 – AUGUST 25, 2016, 8:00 A.M.
 Call to order/roll call to establish quorum
18.
 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 the agenda of a future meeting. (Sections 11125, 11125.7(a), Government Code)
19.
 Commission recognition of former Commissioner Jim Kellogg for his commitment and service to the California Fish and Game Commission
20.
 Commission recognition of newly inducted members to California Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame
 Motion and Vote 
 CONSENT ITEMS       Motion and Vote
21.
Approve Department’s request for a 30-day extension of time to complete its evaluation of the petition to list coast yellow leptosiphon (Leptosiphon croceus) as an endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act (Pursuant to Section 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)
22.
Approve amendment to Private Lands Wildlife Habitat Enhancement and Management Area (PLM) five-year license for 2016-2021 seasons and harvests for 2016-2017 for: 
(Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)

(A)     DeFrancesco & Eaton Ranch (Merced County)
23.
Approve initial five-year PLM license for 2016-2021, and seasons, harvests and habitat improvements for 2016-2017 for:
(Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)

(A)     Clover Creek Ranch (Shasta County)
(B)     Kramer Ranch (Lassen County)
24.
Approve annual PLM seasons, harvests and habitat improvements for 2016-2017 for:
(Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)

(A)     Bardin Ranch (Monterey County)
(B)     Basin View Ranch (Modoc County)
(C)     Bell Ranch (Tehama County)
(D)     Big Morongo Springs Ranch (San Bernardino County)
(E)     Bird Haven Ranch (Glenn County)
(F)     Black Ranch (Shasta County)
(G)     Clarks Valley Ranch (Lassen County)
(H)     Deseret Farms – Ballard Unit (Butte County)
(I)     Deseret Farms – Wilson Unit (Butte County)
(J)     Duncan Creek Ranch (Shasta County)
(K)     Five Dot Ranch - Avila (Lassen County)
(L)     Five Dot Ranch – School Section (Lassen County)
(M)     Hathaway Oak Run Ranch (Shasta County)
(N)     M&T Chico Ranch (Butte County)
(O)     Ordway Ranch (Calaveras County)
(P)     Pacheco Ranch (Santa Clara County)
(Q)     Rock Creek (Butte and Tehama counties)
(R)     Santa Catalina Island (Los Angeles County)
(S)    Sopher-Wheeler (Butte County) 
(T)     Spurlock Ranch (Glenn County)
(U)     Sugarloaf – Bangor Ranch (Yuba County)
25.
Approve five-year renewal of PLM license for 2016-2021, and seasons, harvests and habitat improvements for 2016-2017 for: 
(Pursuant to Section 601, Title 14, CCR)

(A)     Coon Creek Ranch (Santa Clara County)
(B)     Little Dry Creek Ranch (Tehama County)
(C)     Mendiboure Cold Springs Ranch (Lassen County)
(D)     R Wild Horse Ranch (Tehama County)
(E)     Roaring River Ranch (Shasta County)
26.
 Wildlife Resources Committee

(A)     Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
 Motion and Vote
27.
 Consider the petition, Department’s evaluation report, and comments received to determine whether listing the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) as a threatened or endangered species is warranted
(Pursuant to Sections 2075 and 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
Note: Findings will be adopted at a future meeting
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote 
28.
 Consider the petition, Department’s evaluation report, and comments received to determine whether listing the Townsend’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) as a threatened or endangered species is warranted
(Pursuant to Sections 2075 and 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
Note: Findings will be adopted at a future meeting
 Motion and Vote 
29.
 Consider the petition, Department’s evaluation report, and comments received to determine whether listing the Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii) as a threatened or endangered species is warranted
(Pursuant to Sections 2075 and 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
Note: Findings will be adopted at a future meeting
 Motion and Vote
 Motion and Vote 
30.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend sport fishing regulations 
(Sections 1.74, 5.05, 5.40, 5.60, 7.00, and 7.50, and subsections 29.45(a)(1), 43(c), 671(c)(3), and 671(c)(7), Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
31.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend falconry regulations 
(Section 670, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
32.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to adopt regulations concerning enhanced penalties for illegal take of game
(Add Section 748.6, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
33.
 Discuss proposed regulations to establish an upland game bird special hunt drawing and fee
(Section 702 and add Section 715, Title 14, CCR)
34.
Adopt proposed changes to Department Lands Pass Program and lands public uses regulations, and certify the addendum to the final 2012 environmental document
(Sections 550, 550.5, 551, 552, 630 and 702., Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
35.
 Adopt proposed changes to definitions for tidal waters and finfish gear restrictions in San Francisco and San Pablo bays
(Sections 1.53 and 27.00, and subsection 28.65(a), Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
36.
 Adopt proposed changes to upland game bird hunting regulations (Sections 300, 311, and 745.5, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
37.
 Non-marine items of interest from previous meetings
38.
 Non-marine petitions for regulation change and non-regulatory requests from previous meetings

(A)     Action on petitions for regulation change
(B)     Action on non-regulatory requests
(C)      Update and possible action on pending petitions and requests referred to staff and the Department for review
 Motion and Vote 
Adjournment
EXECUTIVE SESSION
(Not Open to Public)
Pursuant to the authority of Government Code Section 11126(a)(1) and (e)(1), and Section 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
  1. Big Creek Lumber Company and Central Coast Forest Assoc. v. California Fish and Game Commission (Coho listing, south of San Francisco)
  2. James Bunn and John Gibbs v. California Fish and Game Commission (squid permits)
  3. Center for Biological Diversity and Earth Island Institute v. California Fish and Game Commission (black-backed woodpecker)
  4. Dennis Sturgell v. California Fish and Game Commission, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Office of Administrative Hearings (revocation of Dungeness crab vessel permit No. CT0544-T1)
  5. Kele Young v. California Fish and Game Commission, et al. (restricted species inspection fee waiver)
  6. Public Interest Coalition v. California Fish and Game Commission (California Environmental Quality Act)
(B)
Possible litigation involving the Commission
(C)
Staffing
(D)
Deliberation on license and permit items
  1. Approve a renewal request for a Pacific Herring Gillnet Permit, which is the subject of a settlement agreement between Mr. Steven Kramer and California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  2. Approve Office of Administrative Hearing’s proposed decision for Exotic
    Feline Breeding Compound, Inc.’s appeal.
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
2016 MEETING SCHEDULE
www.fgc.ca.gov

MEETING DATECOMMISSION MEETINGCOMMITTEE MEETINGOTHER MEETINGS
September 21

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

September 28


Predator Policy
Workgroup
Department of Fish and
Wildlife - Yolo Bypass
Wildlife Area
Conference Room
45211 County Road 32b
Davis, CA 95618
October 18

Tribal
Red Lion Inn
1929 4th Street
Eureka, CA 95501

October 19-20
Red Lion Inn
1929 4th Street
Eureka, CA 95501


November 1

Predator Policy
Workgroup
Department of Parks and
Recreation
Redwood Room
1416 Ninth Street,
14th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
November 17

Marine Resources
Sacramento

December 7-8
Portofino Inn & Suites
3805 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego



OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
Pacific Fishery Management Council
  • September 12-20, Boise, ID
  • November 16-21, Garden Grove, CA
Pacific Flyway Council
  • September 30, Sun Valley, ID
Wildlife Conservation Board
  • August 30, Sacramento
  • November 16, Sacramento