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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

MEETING AGENDA
  October 20, 2016

Red Lion Hotel
1929 Fourth Street, Eureka


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

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

DAY 2 – OCTOBER, 2016, 8:00 A.M.
 Call to order/ roll call to establish quorum
16.
 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)
 CONSENT ITEMS        Motion and Vote
17.
Petition to list Lassics lupine (Lupinus constancei) as an endangered species under the California Endangered Species Act
(A)     Receive petition from the Center for Biological Diversity
          (Pursuant to Section 670.1(c), Title 14, CCR)

(B)     Approve Department’s request for a 30-day extension of time to complete its evaluation of the petition
          (Pursuant to Section 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)
18.
Receive Department’s 90-day evaluation report on the petition to list coast yellow leptosiphon (Leptosiphon croceus) as an endangered species
(Pursuant to Section 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)
19.
Receive Department’s one-year status report and recommendation on the petition to list flat-tailed horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii) as an endangered species (Pursuant to Section 2074.6, Fish and Game Code)
20.
Ratify findings on the decision to list Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii) as an endangered species
(Pursuant to Section 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
21.
Ratify findings on the decision to not list Townsend’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) as a threatened or endangered species 
(Pursuant to Section 2075.5, Fish and Game Code)
22.
Receive Department’s annual report on the status and progress of the Coho salmon recovery strategy
(Pursuant to Section 2113, Fish and Game Code)
23.
 Wildlife Resources Committee

(A)      September 21, 2016, meeting summary
  1. Receive and adopt recommendations
 Motion and Vote
 
(B)  Work plan development
  1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
  2. Discuss and approve new topics
24.
 Adopt proposed regulations to establish an upland game bird special hunt drawing and fee
(Section 702 and add Section 715, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
25.
 Adopt proposed changes to non-game animal regulations
(Section 472, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
26.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend regulations concerning use of GPS collars for hunting dogs
(Section 265, Title 14, CCR)
 Motion and Vote 
27.
 Discuss proposed changes to sport fishing regulations for 2017 (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)
28.
 Discuss proposed changes to falconry regulations
(Section 670, Title 14, CCR)
29.
 Approve proposed amendments to Commission Designated Wild Trout Waters Policy
(Pursuant to Section 1727, Fish and Game Code)
 Motion and Vote 
30.
 Informational presentations on bat conservation

(A)     Scott Osborn, Department of Fish and Wildlife, concerning the California Bat Conservation Plan
(B)     Dr. Dave Johnston, H.T. Harvey & Associates, concerning the status of pallid bats in California
31.
 Non-marine items of interest from previous meetings
32.
 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 on pending petitions and requests referred to staff and the Department for review
 
 Motion and Vote 
33.
 Discuss and act on future Commission meeting items

(A)      Next meetings       Motion and Vote
(B)      Rulemaking timetable updates        Motion and Vote
(C)      New business
(D)      Other
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 Office of Administrative Hearing’s proposed decision for Petition for Reinstatement of Commercial Fishing Privileges for Jack Morici
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
2016 MEETING SCHEDULE
www.fgc.ca.gov

MEETING DATECOMMISSION MEETINGCOMMITTEE MEETINGOTHER MEETINGS
November 1

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

Marine Resources
WestEd Building
Ed Meyers Classroom
4665 Lampson Avenue,
Suite A
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

December 7-8
Hilton Garden Inn
San Diego Mission Valley/Stadium
3805 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123



OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
Pacific Fishery Management Council
  • November 16-21, Garden Grove, CA
Wildlife Conservation Board
  • November 16, Sacramento