Friday, November 12, 2004, 8:00 a.m.
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
3406 Cherry Ave. NE
Salem , Oregon

 

Friday, November 12, 2004, 8:00 a.m.

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Region Manager's Reports

Staff: Chris Wheaton, Steve Denney, Chip Dale, and Bruce Eddy

Adopt Temporary Rules

Staff: Lindsay Ball, Director

 

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Expenditure Report

Staff: Kris Kautz, Deputy Director for Administration

 

EXHIBIT A: COMMISSION MINUTES

Approve October 2004 Commission minutes.
Action: Approval

Exhibit B: WILDLIFE HABITAT CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

Amend administrative rules relating to the Wildlife Habitat Conservation and Management Program.

Staff: Patty Snow, Land and Water Use Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:
0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Hearing Notice PDF
3. Background PDF
4. OARs PDF

 

Exhibit C: RIPARIAN LANDS TAX INCENTIVE

Amend administrative rules relating to Riparian Lands Tax Incentive Program.

Staff: Patty Snow, Land and Water Use Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:
0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Hearing Notice PDF
3. Background PDF
4. OARs PDF

 

Exhibit D: FISH RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT (R&E) PROJECT PROPOSAL

Review and approve projects approved by R&E Board at its September 24, 2004 meeting.

Staff: Gary Galovich, R&E Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Approval

Attachments:
0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Projects PDF
3. Budget PDF

 

Exhibit E: FISH PASSAGE RULE CHANGE

Amend administrative rules to eliminate the requirement to negotiate with the department before petitioning the commision.

Staff: Cameron Smith, Fish Division Operations Manager
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Attachments:
0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Legislative Council PDF
3. Draft Rules PDF


Exhibit F: FISH SCREENING TASK FORCE APPOINTMENTS

Review and appoint two members to the Fish Screening Task Force

Staff: Bernie Kepshire, Fish Screens Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Approval

Attachments:
0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Statute PDF
3. Administrative Rules PDF
4. Task Force PDF
5. Fish Conservation Candidates PDF
6. Public Comments PDF

 

Exhibit G: DUNGENESS CRAB FISHERY BRIEFING

Briefing on ODFW's program for Dungeness crab fishery management and emergin issues affecting the industry in Oregon and on the West Coast.

Staff: Patricia Burke, Marine Resources Program Manager
Public Testimony
Action: Information

Attachments:
0. Cover PDF
1. Summary PDF
2. Industry Issues PDF
3. Memorandum 1 PDF
4. Memorandum 2 PDF
5. Port Orford PDF
6. Gary Anderson - Port Orford PDF
7. Patricia Burke - ODFW PDF
8. Stephen Sanders - Assistant Attorney General PDF
9. Public Comments PDF

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Commission will meet with its attorneys to discuss litigation the Commission is involved in as well as confidential attorney-client documents in an executive session. The general subjects covered will be land exchanges, lamprey management, hydroelectric relicensing issues and criminal cases on appeal. The legal authority for this executive session is found in ORS 192.660(2)(f) and (h).

UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY

None at this time

OTHER BUSINESS

None at this time

FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION TOPICS

December - Salem

  • Access and Habitat Board Appointments and Project Approvals
  • Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan
  • 2005 Groundfish Regulations
  • Developmental Fisheries Permits

January – Salem

  • Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management Plan
  • Dungeness Crab Fishery

PLEASE NOTE

AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 AM , and proceed chronologically through the agenda. If you wish to receive written materials prepared for any of the agenda items, please contact the Director’s Office in Salem at 503.947.6044 to request a packet for those items which interest you or see the agency’s website at /agency/commission/minutes/schedule.htm.

A recess will be taken at 12:00 Noon , when the Commission will have lunch and may discuss matters of general interest. The public is welcome to attend, and an announcement will be made of the location of the lunch. At 1:00 PM , members of the public may bring unscheduled items before the Commission. The Commission will take this testimony for approximately 30 minutes. A time period of five (5) minutes will be allowed for each individual. Please notify the Director’s Office at 503.947.6044. Early notification is requested but not required, the Commission will take testimony on a first come first serve basis.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY

If you wish to give testimony on any item scheduled on this agenda, please sign up on the sheets provided the day of the meeting. You will be called to testify by the Commission Chair. The Commission places great value on information received from the public, and wants to avoid arbitrary limits on the time or attention allocated to each witness. Therefore, persons desiring to testify or otherwise present information to the Commission are encouraged to:

(1) Provide written summaries of information to the Commission twenty (20 sets);

(2) Limit testimony to five (5) minutes, recognizing that substance, not length, determines the value of testimony or written information;

(3) Endorse rather than repeat testimony of other witnesses; and

(4) Groups or organizations wishing to testify should designate one spokesperson whenever possible.

Thank you for taking the time to present your views.

Materials delivered to the Director’s Office sufficiently in advance of the meeting can be copied and distributed to the Commission. If you bring written materials to the hearing, please provide twenty (20) copies. If you have questions regarding this Agenda, please contact the Director’s Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 3406 Cherry Avenue, NE , Salem , OR 97303 , 503.947.6044.

PARKING

Parking is available to anyone who attends the Commission meeting.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION OF DISABILITIES

Reasonable accommodation, such as assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters, and materials in large print or audiotape, will be provided as needed. In order to ensure availability, please contact the Director’s Office at 503.947.6044 (voice) or 503.947.6339 (Salem TTY) at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to make your request.

 

 

Updated August 10, 2012