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Printable AgendaCOMMISSION AGENDA: May 11-12, 2006
Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission

May 11, 2006 May 12, 2006
TOUR: {download tour agenda}
Best Western Rory and Ryan Inns
534 Hwy 20 N.
Hines, Oregon 97338
RECEPTION: 7 p.m.
Best Western Rory and Ryan Inns
534 Hwy 20 N.
Hines, Oregon 97338
MEETING START: 8:00 a.m.
Burns Highs School
1100 Oregon Avenue
Burns, Oregon 97720




**REVISED**
April 14 , 2006
DIRECTORS REPORT
Field Reports
Rick Klumph, Steve Denny, Chip Dale, Craig Ely, Captain Walt Markee, Patty Burke

Adopt Temporary Rules
Staff: Roy Elicker, Interim Directors

Sea Lion Hazing Update
Staff: Steve Williams, Interim Fish Division Administrator
 
COMISSIONER ITEMS
Expenditure Report
Staff: Chris Wheaton, Interim Deputy Director
 
Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES
Approve April 2006 Commission Minutes
Action: Approval
 
Exhibit B: SALMON AND TROUT ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (STEP) ADVISORY COMMITTEE (STAC) ANNUAL REPORT

Exhibit B will be heard at the July 7, 2006 Commission Meeting**

 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit C: BRIEFING ON THE 2005 BLACK & BLUE ROCKFISH FISHERY LOGBOOK PROGRAM
Briefing to report on the 2005 limited entry black rockfish, blue rockfish, and nearshore fishery logbook program as required by law.
Staff: Patty Burke, Manager, Marine Resource Program
Public Testimony
Action: Informational
 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit D: BRIEFING ON MIGRATORY BIRD MANAGEMENT
Staff will brief the Commission on Migratory Bird Management in Oregon and its role in Pacific Flyway Management.
Staff: Brad Bales, Waterfowl Program Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Informational
 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit E: ADOPTION OF FINAL ORDER IN CONTESTED CASE: MELANIE SMITH WILDLIFE REHABILITATION PERMIT
Adopt Final Order in contested case.
Staff: Ron Anglin, Wildlife Division Administrator
no public testimony
Action: Action
 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit F: CONTESTED CASE HEARING: WILDLIFE VIOLATORS CASE
Adopt Final Order in contested case.
Staff: Ron Anglin, Wildlife Division Administrator
no public testimony
Action: Action
 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit G: PETITION TO REMOVE (DELIST) THE AMERICAN AND ARCTIC PEREGRINE FALCONS FROM STATE LIST OF THREATENED AND ENDANGERED SPECIES
Review of the petition and determination of whether it contains substantial scientific evidence to justify proceeding with normal rulemaking to remove both the American peregrine falcon and Arctic peregrine falcon from the State List of Threatened and Endangered Species.
Staff: Charlie Bruce, Threatened and Endangered Species Program Coordinator
Public Testimony
Action: Action
 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit H: WILDLIFE AREA PLANNING BRIEFING
Informational briefing.
Staff: Eric Rickerson
Public Testimony
Action: Informational
 
Attachments:
 
Exhibit I: INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING: UPDATE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE “GREATER SAGE GROUSE CONSERVATION ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY FOR OREGON”
Informational briefing.
Staff: Christian Hagen, Sage Grouse Conservation Planner
Public Testimony
Action: Informational
 
Attachments:
 
UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
LUNCH: HIGH DESERT PARTNERSHIP**

Presentation with question/answer period
Staff: Chad Karges, Vice Chairman, High Desert Partnership
location: Best Western Rory and Ryan Inns
534 Hwy 20 N.
Hines, Oregon 97338

 
FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION TOPICS
JUNE 8 & 9 - Salem
• WHCMP Program
• 2006 Big Game Regulations
• Raffle/Auction Tags – A&H/Big Game
• Stock Status Report
• Dungeness Crab Pot Limits
• Bradley Lake Half Acre Land Disposition
• Director Interviews
• Executive Session
• Pride Awards/Dave Liscia Award
JULY– McMinnville
• Wildlife Area Plan Adoption: Denman, Schneider, Elkhorn
• R&E Project Approval
• Furbearer Trapping and Hunting Regulations
• Troll Salmon Permit Lottery Review
• Razor Clam Regulatory Changes
• Additional Terminal Fisheries
• 07-09 Proposed Budget

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 www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/commission/minutes/.

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 if you wish to testify.

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 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to make your request. TTY users can reach ODFW by using the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service. Please dial 711 and ask to be connected to 503-947-6044.