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Blue Ribbon Task Force, Draft Meeting Agenda: October 25-26, 2010

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Monday, October 25, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 8:00 a.m.
River Lodge Conference Center
1800 Riverwalk Drive
Fortuna, CA 95540

Public Participation: Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting in person or may view and listen to the meeting via simultaneous webcasting on the Internet. Video and audio archives of the meeting may be accessed via the Internet approximately two days after the meeting. Please visit the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) website at http://www.dfg.ca.gov/mlpa/meetings_n.asp for more information. In addition, the following locations will be open to the public to remotely view and participate in the meeting:

* This facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact California Relay Service (at least two days prior to the meeting) at 800.735.2929 (TT) or 800.735.2922 (voice) or contact the California Marine Life Protection Act Initiative at 916.654.1885.

Public comment: The public will be invited to offer general comments on subjects related to the work of the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force (BRTF) at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 25. Speaker cards are requested and may be found at the entrance to the room. Time allotted for public comment is determined by the number of requests; submitting written comments that can be easily summarized in one to two minutes is encouraged.

Meeting Materials:  Briefing documents will not be provided at the meeting but will be viewable on this page as soon as they are available.

Meeting Objectives

Meeting Agenda – Monday, October 25, 2010

This shortened version of the full agenda contains only main agenda items. 
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Note: At the discretion of the chair, agenda items may be heard in any order and on either day of the meeting. The task force will break for lunch at approximately 12:15 p.m. and public comment will be taken at approximately 3:00 p.m. The BRTF meeting may continue after a dinner break.

 Welcome, Review of Agenda, and Brief Introductions

1.  Updates

  1.  MLPA Implementation in the Central Coast, North Central Coast and South Coast Study Regions
  2.  Master Plan Science Advisory Team
  3. Statewide Interests Group
  4.  Public Outreach and Education
  5.  Tribal Outreach and Data Gathering

II. Task Force Operations

  1.  MLPA Initiative Budget and Calendar

III. NCRSG MPA Proposal and Special Closures Recommendation for the North Coast Study Region

  1.  The Decision-Making Context for the MLPA North Coast Study Region
  2.  North Coast Regional Stakeholder Group Process for Developing MPA Proposal and Special Closures Recommendation
  3.  Overview of NCRSG MPA Proposal
  4.  Overview of NCRSG Recommended Special Closures

IV. Evaluations of Round 3 NCRSG MPA Proposal and Special Closures Recommendation

  1.  Presentation of SAT Round 3 Evaluation Results – Habitat Representation and Habitat Replication
  2.  Presentation of SAT Round 3 Evaluation Results – MPA Size and MPA Spacing
  3.  Presentation SAT Round 3 Evaluation Results – Potential Impacts to Commercial and Recreational Fisheries
  4.  Presentation of SAT Round 3 Evaluation Results – Bioeconomic Modeling
  5.  Presentation of SAT Round 3 Evaluation Results – Marine Birds and Marine Mammals
  6.  Presentation of SAT Round 3 Evaluation Results – Water Quality
  7.  Presentation of California Department of Fish and Game Evaluation of Round 3 NCRSG MPA Proposal
  8.  Presentation of California Department of Parks and Recreation Evaluation of Round 3 NCRSG MPA Proposal
  9.  Goal 3 Evaluation of Round 3 NCRSG MPA Proposal

 Public Forum

Note: The BRTF meeting may continue after a dinner break.

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