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COMMISSION AGENDA: Friday, January 6, 2012

Fish Lake

Meeting

Friday, January 6, 2012 - 8:00 am
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Commission Room
3406 Cherry Avenue
Salem, Oregon 97303

Printable Agenda (pdf)

Dog Lake in Winter

Friday, January 6, 2012 - 8:00 am
DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Field Reports
Bruce Eddy, Chip Dale, Larry Cooper, Steve Marx, Roger Fuhrman, Holly Michael, Captain Jeff Samuels

Fisheries Management of Spring and Summer Chinook in the Columbia River
Tony Nigro, Ocean Salmon and Columbia River Program Manager
Steve Williams, Fish Division Deputy Administrator

Bear Management Plan Update
Tim Hiller, Carnivore Furbearer Coordinator

Expenditure Report
Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration

Adopt Temporary Rules
Curt Melcher, Deputy Director for Fish and Wildlife

Attachments: (pdf's)

PUBLIC FORUM

Note: This part of the agenda is for comments on topics not scheduled elsewhere on the agenda. Please contact the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of the Director at least 24 hours prior to the meeting to be included in the public forum. If you bring written summaries or other materials to the meeting please provide the Commission Assistant with 20 copies prior to your testimony. The Commission is unable to take action on items brought to their attention in this forum.

John Woodcock
Oregon City, Oregon

Preference Point Reinstatement

 

Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES

The Commission will be asked to approve the draft October 7 and December 2, 2011 Commission minutes.

Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit B: 2013-2015 BUDGET PROCESS

The Commission will be briefed on the Governor’s budget process for 2013-2015.

Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration
Cameron Smith, Budget Manager
Public Testimony
Informational

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit C: SALEM HEADQUARTERS BUILDING

The Commission will be asked to approve the acquisition of a new headquarters building in Salem.

Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration
Greg Parker, Special Projects Manager
Public Testimony
Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit D: 2011 OREGON WOLF MANAGEMENT REPORT

The Commission will be briefed on the Oregon Wolf Management Plan.

Bruce Eddy, Northeast Region Manager
Russ Morgan, Wolf Coordinator
Public Testimony
Informational

Attachments: (pdf's)

Exhibit E: FISHERIES MANAGEMENT OF WHITE STURGEON IN THE COLUMBIA AND WILLAMETTE RIVERS

The Commission will be briefed on key elements of the current White Sturgeon Management Accords between Oregon and Washington.

Steve Williams, Fish Division Deputy Administrator
Tony Nigro, Ocean Salmon and Columbia River Program Manager
Public Testimony
Approval

Attachments: (pdf's)

ADJOURN
 
FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION MEETINGS & TOPICS

February 3, 2012 – Astoria (Congressional District 1)

  • Schedule of Damages for Commercial Violations in 2012
  • 2012 Columbia River Recreational Sturgeon Fisheries
  • Habitat Conservation Stamp
  • Upland Artwork Selection

March 9, 2012 – Corvallis (Congressional District 4)

  • Wildlife Control Operators
  • Bald Eagles State Delisting
  • Access and Habitat Project Approval
  • 2012 Angling Regulations Corrections: Sandy and Hood Rivers
  • Restoration and Enhancement Project Approval

April 20, 2012 – Salem

  • Bear Management Plan Informational Briefing
  • Sauvie Island Wildlife Area Management Plan

May 2012 – No meeting scheduled

June 7-8, 2012 – Salem

  • Bear Management Plan
  • 2012 Big Game Regulation
  • 2012-2014 Furbearer Regulations
  • 2013 Auction and Raffle Tag Allocations
  • Access and Habitat Project Approval
  • Restoration and Enhancement Project Approval

July 13, 2012 – No meeting scheduled; but please reserve this date

August 3, 2012 – Salem

  • 2012-2013 Oregon Game Bird Regulations
  • Access and Habitat Project Approval

September 7, 2012 – Hermiston (Congressional District 2)

  • Restoration and Enhancement Project Approval

October 5, 2012 – Salem

  • 2013 Big Game Regulations

November 2012 – No meeting scheduled

December 7, 2012 – Portland (Congressional District 3)

  • Access and Habitat Project Approval
  • Restoration and Enhancement Project Approval

AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 AM on January 6, 2012. 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 web site at http://www.dfw.state.or.us/agency/commission/minutes/. On January 6, a recess will be taken at 12:00 Noon, when the Commission will have lunch.

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.

PUBLIC FORUM

If you wish to give testimony on any item not scheduled elsewhere on the agenda, please contact the Director’s Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 503.947.6044, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. You will be called to testify by the Commission Chair immediately following the Commissioner Items portion of the agenda. Please provide 20 sets of written summaries or other materials to the Commission Assistant prior to your testimony. The Commission is unable to take action on items brought to their attention in this forum.

PARKING

Parking at the Oregon Fish and Wildlife 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

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