OREGON FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION

AGENDA

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Portland Headquarters, 2nd Floor Commission Room

2501 SW First Avenue

Portland, OR 97201

January 10, 2003, 8:00 a.m. until complete

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Regional Manager’s Report

Civil Penalty Update

Final Report on Consolidation Project

Sturgeon Option Update

Temporary Rules

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Revenue and Expenditure Report

NOVEMBER MINUTES Exhibit: A

SCHEDULE OF DAMAGES FOR COMMERCIAL FISHING VIOLATIONS Exhibit: B

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt the schedule of damages used in assessing commercial fishing violations during 2003.

Staff: Chris Carter
Public Testimony
Action: Rulemaking

Babich Contested Case Exhibit: C

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt the final order in contested case.

Staff: Patty Burke and Jean McCrae

Action: Final Order Adoption

2002-2003 COLUMBIA RIVER JUVENILE FISH MIGRATION REVIEW Exhibit: D

NPPC MAINSTEM AMENDMENTS

Department staff will provide to the Commission a brief summary of the 2002 operations of the federal Columbia River power system, the key issues related to 2003 operations of the federal Columbia River power system, and a comparison of the Northwest Power Planning Council’s draft measures for hydropower operations to Oregon’s recommended measures submitted in June 2001.

Staff: Ron Boyce
Public Testimony
Action: Information

PREVIEW OF 2003 COLUMBIA RIVER SPRING CHINOOK Exhibit: E

MANAGEMENT

Department staff will provide the Commission with the 2003 Columbia/Willamette spring Chinook forecasts and expectations for the spring Chinook select fishery.

Staff: Steve King
Public Testimony
Action: Information Only

WILD TURKEY TRAPPING IN SOUTHWEST REGION Exhibit: F

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt temporary rules to authorize the Department to trap and relocate nuisance wild turkeys found within the Roseburg city limits.

Staff: Steve Denney
Public Testimony
Action: Temporary Rulemaking

PUBLIC NOTE: The Aleutian Goose Delisting issue has been postponed indefinitely.

OTHER BUSINESS

None scheduled at this time

UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY

None scheduled at this time

Future Proposed Topics

February 7, 2003, Portland, OR, Sportsmen Show

Archery Review Briefing-Information-Bales

Wolf Update-Information-Ely, Henjum

ODFW Hatchery Policy-Review-Bowles

Restoration and Enhancement Accomplishments-Information-Stahl and Paul Civlik

PFMC (Pre-season) for upcoming ocean salmon seasons-Information-Melcher

Nearshore Cap Reduction (Public Input)-Information-Burke

Developmental Fisheries Board Appointments-Approval-Burke and McCrae

Elk and Mule Deer Plans-Rule-Thornton

March 21, 2003, Newport, OR

A&H Project-Funding Approval-Approval-Barnes

PFMC (Preliminary Options) for upcoming ocean salmon seasons-Information-Melcher

Lower Columbia River Coho Recovery-Information-Chilcote

Restoration and Enhancement Program Project Approval-Approval-Stahl

Prospect 1, 2, and 4 Hydroelectric Project Fish Passage Waiver-Information-Homolka and Burchfield

Pink Shrimp Fishery-Bycatch Reduction Devices-Rule-Burke and Hannah

Updated: February 4, 2003