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MLPAI Blue Ribbon Task Force May 25 2006

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CALIFORNIA MLPA INITIATIVE BLUE RIBBON TASK FORCE
DRAFT MEETING AGENDA
(revised May 24, 2006)

Thursday, May 25, 2006
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

California Resources Agency
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
Sacramento, CA 95814

 

Members of the public are invited to view or listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet. Please visit the MLPA website at www.dfg.ca.gov/mrd/mlpa/meetings.html for more information.

Public participation: The public will be invited by the chair at several points in the meeting to offer comments on agenda items. General comments on the MLPA Initiative and the work of the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force, not directed to specific agenda items, will be taken at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Briefing documents, reference materials and meeting presentations/handouts: Please note that task force briefing documents are listed at the bottom of the agenda.

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Meeting Objectives

 


1. Introduction and welcome: 9:00 a.m.
Phil Isenberg, Chair, MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force

Central Coast Project

2. Update on transmittal of recommended central coast MPA packages to the California Department of Fish and Game [See documents 2e and 3a through 3h of the joint BRTF / California Fish and Game Commission meeting briefing binder]
John J. Kirlin, Executive Director, MLPA Initiative

Framework Documents

3. Final Draft Guide to Developing a Management Plan under the California Marine Life Protection Act [Briefing document 1]
Amy Boone, Policy Analyst, MLPA Initiative

  1. Presentation
  2. Public comment
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Approve final document

4. Final Draft Adaptive Management and Monitoring and Evaluation Framework [Briefing document 2]
Dr. Tegan Hoffmann, Principal, T.C. Hoffmann and Associates

  1. Presentation
  2. Public comment
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Approve final document

5. Suggested revisions to the MLPA Master Plan Framework adopted by the California Fish and Game Commission [Briefing document 3]
Paul Reilly, MLPA Central Coast Coordinator, California Department of Fish and Game

  1. Presentation
  2. Public comment
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Approve forwarding suggested revisions to the California Department of Fish and Game

Initiative Activity

6. Administrative report
John Kirlin

  1. Update on the lessons learned project
  2. Update on the MLPA Initiative budget [Briefing document 4a]
  3. Update on tasks related to additional MLPA study regions
  4. TASK FORCE ACTION: Approve funding request for additional activities related to MLPA study regions [Briefing document 4d]
  5. Cost estimates for the long-term funding of MLPA implementation [Briefing document 4b]
  6. May 2006 MOU Report [Briefing document 4c]
  7. Other items

Deferred  7. MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
John Ugoretz, MLPA Policy Advisor, California Department of Fish and Game

Deferred 8. MLPA Statewide Interests Group
Melissa Miller-Henson, Operations & Communications Manager, MLPA Initiative

9. While a precise time cannot be guaranteed, at approximately 11:30 a.m. public comment will be taken on the task force meeting and items for future consideration. Public comments on specific agenda items should be made during that agenda item.

10. TASK FORCE ACTION: Set the time and place for next meeting
Phil Isenberg

Adjourn


Briefing Documents

  1. Final Revised Guide to Developing a Management Plan under the California Marine Life Protection Act
  2. Final Revised Adaptive Management and Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
  3. Suggested revisions to the MLPA Master Plan Framework adopted by the California Fish and Game Commission
  4. Administrative report
    1. MLPA Initiative budget update
    2. Cost estimates for the long-term funding of MLPA implementation
    3. May 2006 MOU report
    4. John J. Kirlin memo regarding funding request for additional activities related to MLPA study regions