OREGON FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION

AGENDA

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Red Lion Hotel

304 SE Nye Avenue

Pendleton, Oregon 97801

June 6, 2003 8:00 a.m. until complete

 

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

Regional Manager’s Report

Notification of Rule Development for "In Water Work Period"

Temporary Rules

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Revenue and Expenditure Report

APRIL MINUTES Exhibit: A

HELLS CANYON COMPLEX HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT Exhibit: B

Department staff will provide the Commission a briefing on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission relicensing process for Hells Canyon Complex hydroelectric project on the Snake River.

Staff: Dave McAllister and Colleen Fagan

Guest Speaker: Idaho Power Company

Public Testimony

Action: Approval

ACCESS AND HABITAT PROJECTS — FUNDING APPROVAL Exhibit: C

Department staff will ask the Commission to review and approval of the Access and Habitat Board’s May 5, 2003 recommendations for project funding.

Staff: Susan Barnes

Public Testimony

Action: Approval

Attachments:

1. Agenda Item Summary (pdf)

2. Project Applications with Board and Council vote sheets (not available online)

2003 — 2004 BIG GAME REGULATIONS Exhibit: D

Department staff will ask the Commission to adopt administrative rules for controlled hunt tag numbers for 2003 Oregon Big Game seasons. Approve in concept, the proposed 2004 Big Game and western gray squirrel season dates, 2004 auction and raffle tags for Bighorn sheep hunts, open areas, dates and locations of cooperative travel management areas, and controlled hunts.

Staff: Tom Thornton

Public Testimony

Action: Temporary Rulemaking

Attachments:

1. Agenda Item Summary (pdf)

2. Hearing Notice (not available online)

3. Statement of Need & Economic Impact Statement (not available online)

4. Staff Proposals (pdf)

5. Oregon Administrative Rules (not available online)

6. Public Correspondence (not available online)

MEMBERSHIP OF WOLF ADVISORY COMMITTEE Exhibit: E

Department staff will ask the Commission to approve membership of the Wolf Advisory Committee.

Staff: Craig Ely, Northeast Region Manager

Public Testimony

Action: Approval

Attachments:

1. Agenda Item Summary (pdf)

2. Recommendations of Subcommittee (pdf)

3. Nominations for recommended nominees (not available online)

 

OTHER BUSINESS

None scheduled at this time.

UNSCHEDULED TESTIMONY

None scheduled at this time.

Future Proposed Topics

July 11, 2003, Portland, OR

Furbearing and Unprotected Mammal Regulation — Rulemaking - Staff Biologist

A&H Auction and Raffle updates for 2004 — Information — Barnes

Hunter Education — Rule — Burtt

Grass Carp Stocking Exception Rules — Rule — Stahl

August 8, 2003, Astoria, OR

R&E Board Member Award — Presentation — Van Dyke

2003-2004 Upland Game Bird and Waterfowl Regulations — Rule — Bales

Bighorn Sheep and Rocky Mountain Goat Plans — RuleWhittaker

2004 Oregon Sportfishing Regulation — Rule — Messmer

Warmwater Fish Management — Information — Messmer

R&E Program Project Approval and Board Appointments — Approval — Van Dyke

Bass and Walleye Tournament Regulations — Rule - Shrader

Updated: May 29, 2003