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COMMISSION AGENDA: Friday January 19, 2018

 

Meeting:

Friday, January 19, 2018  – 10:00 AM
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Commission Room
4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE
Salem, Oregon 97302

Printable Agenda (pdf)

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Friday January 19, 2018
DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Field Reports – in written form only

Expenditure Report

Staff: Cameron Smith, Deputy Director of Administration

Electronic Licensing System Update

Staff: Erica Kleiner, Management Resources Division Administrator

Employee Engagement Survey

Staff: Loren Chase, Economist

Big Game Hunting Regulations Simplification

Nick Myatt, Grand Ronde Watershed Manager

Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES

The Commission will be asked to approve draft December 8, 2017 Commission meeting minutes.



Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit B: SCHEDULE OF DAMAGES FOR COMMERCIAL FISHING VIOLATIONS

The Commission will be asked to adopt the schedule of damages used in assessing commercial fishing violations during 2018.

Staff: Loren Chase; Economist

Public Testimony

Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit C: PROCUREMENT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES REPEAL

The Commission will be asked to repeal the current Department of Justice Model Public Contract Rules OAR 635-001-0007.

Staff: Steve Bergmann, Acting Administrative Services Division Administrator

Public Testimony

Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit D: ACCESS AND HABITAT PROJECT FUNDING and BOARD APPOINTMENT

The Commission will be asked to approve the Access and Habitat Board recommendations for project funding and make board appointments.

Staff: Isaac Sanders; Access and Habitat Program Coordinator

Public Testimony

Approval and Appointment

 

Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit E: FISH SCREENING TASK FORCE MEMBER APPOINTMENT

The Commission will be asked to appoint a new Fish Screening Task Force member representing agriculture

Staff: Tracy Wyllie; Acting Fish Screens Program Coordinator

Public Testimony

Appointment

 

Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit F: PINK SHRIMP FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLAN ADOPTION AND LIGHTING DEVICES REQUIREMENT PROPOSAL

The Commission will be asked to adopt the Pink Shrimp Fishery Management Plan (FMP) and requirement of LED use on the footrope of shrimp trawls.

Staff: Scott Groth, Pink Shrimp Fishery Project Leader

Public Testimony

Rulemaking

 

Attachments: (pdf)

OTHER BUSINESS



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FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION TOPICS

Written public comments for future Commission Topics can be submitted in writing prior to the meeting date at ODFW.Commission@state.or.us or mailed to 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE Salem, OR 97302

February 8, 2018 – Portland Expo Center

  • Reception at the Pacific Northwest Sportsman Show

February 9, 2018 – Portland at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
*Written public comment period will open December 15, 2017

  • Criminal History Background Check – Rulemaking
  • 2017/2018 Lower Columbia River White Sturgeon Population and Fisheries Update – Informational
  • Marbled Murrelet Uplisting Petition –Action

March 16, 2018 – Salem
*Written public comment period will open January 15, 2018

  • 2017 Columbia River Fisheries Update – Informational
  • Access and Habitat Project Approval and Board Appointment - Approval
  • Modifications to the Recreational Red Abalone Fishery – Rulemaking
  • 2018 Ocean Salmon Fisheries Informational Briefing - Informational
  • Seasonal Alcohol Restriction on Sauvie Island Wildlife Area - Rulemaking

April 20, 2018 – Astoria
*Written public comment period will open February 15, 2018

  • 2018-19 Oregon Game Bird Regulations -  Rulemaking
  • Wolf Conservation and Management Plan - Rulemaking

May 2018 – No Meeting Scheduled

June 8, 2018 – Baker City
*Written public comment period will open April 15, 2018

  • Big Game Regulation Simplification Process – Directors Report
  • 2019 Auction and Raffle Tag Allocation - Approval
  • Access and Habitat Project Approval – Approval
  • Furbearer Regulations for 2018 - 20 - Rulemaking

July 2018 – No Meeting Scheduled

August 3, 2018 – Salem
*Written public comment period will open June 15, 2018

September 14, 2018 – Bandon
*Written public comment period will open July 15, 2018

  •  Big Game Regulations for 2019 - 20– Rulemaking
  • Access and Habitat Project Approval - Approval

October 12, 2018 – Klamath Falls
*Written public comment period will open August 15, 2018





PLEASE NOTE

AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. January 19, 2018, 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 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/Comm/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. Lunch will not be provided to the public.

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 three (3) 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 by the Commission Chair immediately following the Director’s report portion of the agenda. Please provide twenty (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.

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, 4034 Fairview Industrial Dr. SE, Salem, OR 97302, 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.

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