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September 10, 2008
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
September 11, 2008
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oceano Hotel, Grand Ballroom
280 Capistrano Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Mike Chrisman, Secretary for Resources, Council Chair
John Chiang, State Controller, Chair of the State Lands Commission
Linda Adams, Secretary for Environmental Protection
Susan Golding, Public Member
Geraldine Knatz, Public Member
Pedro Nava, State Assemblymember
Darrell Steinberg, State Senator

DAY 2 – September 11
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

13.  Welcome and council member announcements
Mike Chrisman, Secretary for Resources, Council Chair

14.  Public comment on non-agenda items*

15.  ACTION: Consideration and possible approval of revised OPC Funding Guidelines and new OPC Program Priorities for 2008 through 2010 .

 Motion and Vote 

Drew Bohan, Executive Policy Officer

16.  Panel discussion on salmon issues in California


Neil Manji – Department of Fish and Game

Mike Orcutt –Hoopa Tribe

Vicky Whitney – State Water Resources Control Board

Dick Butler – NOAA Fisheries Service 

Steve Lindley – NOAA Fisheries Service 

Zeke Grader – Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman's Associations

Grant Davis – Sonoma County Water Agency

Joe Merz – University of California, Santa Cruz

Linda Sheehan – California Coastkeeper Alliance

Discussion of the information received at the OPC public forums on salmon and ideas for future OPC work on salmon recovery .
Valerie Termini, Project Manager

17.  Discussion of the draft OPC Marine Debris Implementation Strategy .
Drew Bohan, Executive Policy Officer

18. Adjourn

Questions about the meeting or agenda can be directed to Lawrence Matthews at (510) 286-1212 or [email protected] .

Any person who has a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to participate in this council meeting should contact Mr. Matthews no later than five days prior to meeting.