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CALIFORNIA MLPA INITIATIVE BLUE RIBBON TASK FORCE
DRAFT MEETING AGENDA
(revised August 28, 2006)

Wednesday, September 6, 2006
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Hilton Burbank Airport & Convention Center
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, California 91505

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Meeting Objectives

 


  1. Introduction and welcome: 9:30 a.m.
Phil Isenberg, Chair, MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force

California Fish and Game Commission

  2. Update on central coast MPA packages and draft Master Plan for MPAs under consideration by the California Fish and Game Commission [briefing documents A and B]
Sonke Mastrup, Deputy Director, California Department of Fish and Game

MLPA Lessons Learned Project

  3. Consultantsí reports on the Marine Life Protection Act Initiative process and MLPA Central Coast Project [briefing documents C-G]
Dr. Jonathan Raab, Raab Associates, Ltd.
J. Michael Harty, Harty Conflict Consulting & Mediation
John J. Kirlin, Executive Director, MLPA Initiative

  1. Presentation of consultantís reports (other reports prepared for the MLPA Lessons Learned Project (e.g., facilitatorís report) will be conveyed to the BRTF and public as part of the initiative record which can inform future implementation of the MLPA
  2. Presentation of staff recommendations
  3. Public comment
  4. TASK FORCE ACTION: (a) Accept consultantsí reports and (b) act on staff recommendations

Public Comment

4. While a precise time cannot be guaranteed, at approximately 1:30 p.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.

Adaptive Management Framework

  5. Recommendations for implementing adaptive management, monitoring and evaluation of MPAs along the central coast [briefing document H]
John J. Kirlin

  1. Presentation of action memo requested at May 25, 2006 BRTF meeting
  2. Public comment
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Act upon staff recommendations

Californiaís Master Plan for MPAs

6. Recommendations regarding developing an agreement among state agencies to complete by 2011 statewide implementation of the Master Plan for MPAs [briefing document I]
John J. Kirlin

  1. Presentation
  2. Public comment
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Discussion, suggested modifications to document, and calendar action for November BRTF meeting

State and Federal Coordination Report

  7. Draft report on improving coordination among state and federal agencies with marine protected area responsibilities [briefing document J]
Amy Boone, Policy Analyst, MLPA Initiative

  1. Presentation
  2. Public comment
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Discussion suggested modifications to document and calendar action for November BRTF meeting

Initiative Activity

  8. Administrative report
John Kirlin

  1. Update on the MLPA Initiative budget [briefing document K]
  2. Update on tasks related to additional MLPA study regions
  3. TASK FORCE ACTION: Act upon any funding authorization requests
  4. Other items

Other Items

9. TASK FORCE ACTION: Set the time and place for the final task force meeting
Phil Isenberg

Adjourn


Briefing Documents

  1. California Fish and Game Commission adopted preferred alternative for MPAs along the central coast
  2. Draft Master Plan for MPAs under consideration by the California Fish and Game Commission
  3. John J. Kirlin memo regarding lessons learned recommendations
  4. MLPA Initiative lessons learned consultants' report
    (Harty / John)
    (Note: Large file size - 985 KB)
  5. MLPA Central Coast Project lessons learned consultant's report (Raab)
    (Note: Large file size - 1.37 MB)
  6. MLPA Central Coast project facilitatorsí report
    (McCreary / Poncelet)
    (Note: Large file size - 1.26 MB)
  7. John J. Kirlin memo regarding administrative lessons learned
  8. Staff recommendations for implementing adaptive management, monitoring and evaluation of MPAs along the central coast
  9. Draft executive order on developing agreement among state agencies to complete by 2011 statewide implementation of the Master Plan for MPAs
    (drafted by Clark Kelso, MLPA Initiative Legal Advisor)
  10. Draft report on improving coordination among state and federal agencies with marine protected area responsibilities
    Pages 83 and 84 of this document are formatted to print on legal size paper - 8 1/2" x 14"
    (Note: Large file size - 1.33 MB)
  11. MLPA Initiative budget update