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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
  December 8, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Mission Valley/Stadium
3805 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego


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

NOTE: See important meeting deadlines and procedures at the end of the agenda. Unless otherwise indicated, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife is identified as Department

DAY 2 – DECEMBER 8, 2016, 8:00 A.M.
 Call to order/roll call to establish quorum
19.
 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
20.
Receive Department’s 90-day evaluation report on the petition to list the Lassics lupine (Lupinus constancei) as an endangered species 
(Pursuant to 2073.5, Fish and Game Code)
21.
Approve Department’s request for a six month extension of time to submit its status review report on the petition to list the tricolored blackbird (Agelaius tricolor) as an endangered species
(Pursuant to 2074.6, Fish and Game Code)
22.
Adopt 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)
23.
Adopt proposed regulations concerning enhanced penalties for illegal take of game species
(Section 748.6, Title 14, CCR)
24.
 Wildlife Resources Committee
  1. Work plan development
    1. Update on work plan and draft timeline
    2. Discuss and approve new topics
 Motion and Vote
25.
 Consider the petition, Department’s status review report, and comments received to determine whether listing the flat-tailed horned lizard (Phrynosoma mcallii) as an 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 
26.
 Consider the petition, Department’s evaluation report, and comments received to determine whether listing the coast yellow leptosiphon (Leptosiphon croceus) as an endangered species may be warranted
(Pursuant to Fish and Game Code, Section 2074.2)
Note: If the Commission determines listing may be warranted, a one-year status review will commence before the final decision on listing is made.
 
 Motion and Vote
27.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend Klamath River Basin salmon sport fishing regulations
(Subsection 7.50(b)(91.1), Title 14, CCR)
 
 Motion and Vote 
28.
Central Valley salmon
  1.  Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend sport fishing regulations
    (Subsections 7.50(b)(5), 7.50(b)(68) and 7.50(b)(156.5), Title 14, CCR)     Motion and Vote
  2.  Add to the notice the Sacramento River between Keswick Dam and the Highway 44 bridge to protect winter-run Chinook salmon
    (Subsection 7.50(b)(156.5)(B), Title 14, CCR)    Motion and Vote
29.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend mammal hunting regulations
(Subsections 360(b) and 360(c), and Sections 361, 362, 363, 364, 364.1, Title 14, CCR)
 
 Motion and Vote 
30.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend regulations concerning deer tagging and reporting requirements
(Section 708.5, Title 14, CCR)
 
 Motion and Vote 
31.
 Authorize publication of notice of intent to amend waterfowl hunting regulations
(Section 502, Title 14, CCR)
 
 Motion and Vote 
32.
 Discuss proposed changes to regulations concerning the use of dogs for the pursuit and take of mammals
(Section 265, Title 14, CCR)
 
 Motion and Vote 
33.
 Adopt proposed changes to falconry regulations
(Sections 670, Title 14, CCR)
 
 Motion and Vote 
34. Non-marine items of interest from previous meetings
  1. Department presentation on the status of gray wolves in California
  2. Other
35.
 Non-marine petitions for regulation change and non-regulatory requests from previous meetings
  1. Action on petitions for regulation change
    1. Petition No. 2016-023: Ban use of roe for salmon and steelhead; seasonal fishing closure in portion of Smith River
    2. Petition No. 2016-024: Incidental take of tricolored blackbird
  2. Action on non-regulatory requests
  3. Update on pending petitions and requests referred to staff and the Department for review
 Motion and Vote
36.
 Discuss and act on Commission administrative items
  1.  Next meetings     Motion and Vote
  2. Rulemaking calendar
    1. Proposed changes to rulemaking timetable
    2. Proposed 2017 rulemaking calendar for the Office of Administrative
      Law
  3. New business
  4. Other
    1. Approve a Commissioner attending and representing the
      Commission at the International Pacific Halibut Commission
      meeting in January 2017
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
FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
2017 
MEETING SCHEDULE 

Note: As meeting dates and locations can change, please visit www.fgc.ca.gov for the most current list of meeting dates and locations.

MEETING DATECOMMISSION MEETINGCOMMITTEE MEETINGOTHER MEETINGS
January 18

Wildlife Resources
Redding Library
Community Room
1100 Parkview Avenue
Redding, CA 96001

February 7

Tribal
Santa Rosa

February 8-9
Santa Rosa


February 21


Predator Policy
Workgroup
Department of Water
Resources
Conference Room 1131
1416 Ninth Street,
11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
March 15
Teleconference —
Arcata, Napa,
Sacramento and Los
Alamitos


March 23

Marine Resources
San Clemente/Oceanside

April 13
Teleconference —
Arcata, Napa,
Sacramento and Los
Alamitos


April 26-27
Los Angeles


May 24

Wildlife Resources
Resources Building
Auditorium, First Floor
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

June 20

Tribal
Crescent City/Fortuna

June 21-22
Crescent City/Fortuna


July 20

Marine Resources
Petaluma

August 16-17
Resources Building
Auditorium, First Floor
1416 Ninth Street
Sacramento, CA 95814


September 13

Wildlife Resources
California Tower
3737 Main Street
Highgrove Room 200
Riverside, CA 92501

October 10

Tribal
Morro Bay/San Luis
Obispo

October 11-12
Morro Bay/San Luis Obispo


November 9

Marine Resources
Marina

December 6-7
San Diego



OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  • September 10-13, Snowbird, UT
Pacific Fishery Management Council
  • March 7-14, Vancouver, WA
  • April 6-12, Sacramento, CA
  • June 7-14, Spokane, WA
  • September 11-18, Boise, ID
  • November 13-20, Costa Mesa, CA
Pacific Flyway Council
  • March 7, Spokane, WA
  • September, TBD
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  • January 5-8, Litchfield Park, AZ
  • July 6-11, Vail, CO
Wildlife Conservation Board
  • February 23
  • May 25
  • August 24
  • November 30
 
 Motion and Vote  to re-open Item 10 from Day 1:
 10.  Authorize emergency action to amend recreational abalone fishing regulations in advance of 2017 season 
(Section 29.15, Title 14, CCR) 
 Motion and Vote