MLPAI Blue Ribbon Task Force
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CALIFORNIA MLPA INITIATIVE BLUE
RIBBON TASK FORCE
DRAFT MEETING AGENDA
(revised August 20, 2007)
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Resources Building *
1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Auditorium
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
http://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 9:40 a.m. Speaker cards will be requested and may
be found at the entrance to the room.
* Receive public comment on items not on the agenda
* Receive briefing on the staffing and resource needs of the
initiative and completing other MLPA study regions
* Receive update on regional stakeholder group and science
advisory team activities
* Receive update on MLPA Statewide Interests Group
* Receive update on revisions to the draft “MLPA Regional
Profile for the North Central Coast Study Region (Alder Creek/Point Arena to
Pigeon Point, California)”
* Receive update on implementation of the central coast
marine protected areas
* Discuss and potentially develop comments on proposed
revisions to the ”California MLPA Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas”
* Adopt methods for stakeholder involvement at both the
statewide and regional levels
Note: the task force will break for lunch at approximately 12:00 noon.
Welcome and Introductions
9:30 a.m. Susan Golding, Chair, MLPA Blue Ribbon Task Force.
Public comment will be taken on the task force meeting and initiative process.
Public comments on specific agenda items should be made during that agenda item.
Staff Planning and Resources
Update on MLPA Initiative staffing and budget, and planning for future study
regions. Ken Wiseman, Executive Director, MLPA Initiative.
North Central Coast Regional Stakeholder
1 and Handout C]
Update on appointments to and activities of the regional stakeholder group. Melissa
Miller-Henson, Program Manager, MLPA Initiative.
Master Plan Science Advisory Team
2 and Handout D]
Update on appointments to and activities of the science advisory team. John
Ugoretz, Marine Habitat Conservation Program Manager, California Department of
Fish and Game.
MLPA Statewide Interests Group
Update on appointments to the MLPA Statewide Interests Group. Melissa
MLPA North Central Coast Study Region
Update on revisions to the draft regional profile for the north central coast
study region. Melissa Miller-Henson.
MLPA Master Plan for MPAs Implementation
Update on central coast MPAs and revised California MLPA Master Plan for Marine
Protected Areas. John Ugoretz.
Enforcement of Marine Protected Areas
Presentation on marine enforcement. Chief Nancy Foley, California Department
of Fish and Game
Captain Brian Naslund, California Department of Fish and Game.
Draft Strategy for Stakeholder and
Interested Public Participation
Adopt a strategy for stakeholder and public participation in the MLPA Initiative.
Motion and Vote
California MLPA Master Plan for Marine
Discuss and consider potential comments on revisions to the draft master plan. Ken
outcomes memorandum from the second meeting (July 10-11, 2007) of the MLPA
North Central Coast Regional Stakeholder Group
summary for the first meeting (June 26, 2007) of the MLPA Master Plan
Science Advisory Team
2007 proposed changes to the California MLPA Master Plan for Marine
Protected Areas (April 23, 2007)
of April 2007 and August 2007 proposed changes to the California MLPA
Master Plan for Marine Protected Areas
MLPA Initiative Strategy for Stakeholder and Interested Public
Participation (August 23, 2007) in both markup and “clean” versions
- Updated MLPA Initiative calendar of meetings for the MLPA Blue Ribbon Task
Force, Master Plan Science Advisory Team, and North Central Coast Regional
- List of MLPA staff and roles in the MLPA Initiative
- Revised membership list for the MLPA North Central Coast Regional
- Membership list for the MLPA Master Plan Science Advisory Team
* 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) and ask them to contact the California Marine Life
Protection Act Initiative at 916.653.5656.