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COMMISSION AGENDA: Thursday April 19, 2018 and Friday April 20, 2018

Fish and Wildlife Commission Tour

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Printable Agenda (pdf)

Meeting:

Friday, April 20, 2018  – 8:00 AM
Clatsop County Fair & Expo Center
Exhibit Hall
92931 Walluski Loop
Astoria, OR 97103

Printable Agenda (pdf)

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Friday April 20, 2018
DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Field Reports – in written form only

Expenditure Report and 19-21 Budget Development Update

Cameron Smith, Deputy Director of Administration

2017 Wolf Conservation and Management Program Annual Report

Roblyn Brown, Wolf Program Field Coordinator

Adopt Temporary Rules

Curt Melcher; Director

No public testimony during this portion of the meeting

Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES

The Commission will be asked to approve draft March 16, 2018 Commission meeting minutes.

 



Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit B: 2018-2019 OREGON GAME BIRD REGULATIONS

The Commission will be asked to adopt the game bird season regulations for 2018-2019.

Staff:

Brandon Reishus, Migratory Game Bird Coordinator
Kelly Walton, Game Bird Program Assistant Game Bird Biologist  

Public Testimony
Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit C: RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMMERCIAL DUNGENESS CRAB SALES

The Commission will be asked to adopt a new record keeping requirements for commercial Dungeness crab sales applying to all types of fish and shellfish dealers and canners

Staff: Caren Braby, Marine Resources Program Manager

Public Testimony

Rulemaking



Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit D: 2018 SPORT PACIFIC HALIBUT AND COMMERCIAL PACIFIC HALIBUT REGULATIONS

The Commission will be asked to adopt the 2018 regulations for recreational and commercial Pacific Halibut Fisheries

Staff: Lynn Mattes, Halibut Project Leader

Public Testimony

Approval



Attachments: (pdf)

EXHIBIT E: 2018 OCEAN SALMON FISHERIES AND TERMINAL FISHERIES RULEMAKING

The Commission will be asked to adopt 2018 ocean salmon fishing seasons and terminal fisheries for Oregon state waters.

Staff: Chris Kern, Assistant Fish Division Administrator

Public Testimony

Rulemaking



Attachments: (pdf)

PUBLIC FORUM

This part of the agenda is for comments on topics not scheduled on the agenda. The Commission will be unable to take action on items brought to their attention in this forum.

Economic importance of commercial fisheries in rural areas 
           Karl Hellberg, former Mayor of Warrenton (was not present)
           Dirk Rohne, Port Commissioner   (was not present)

Columbia River gillnet issues
           Jim Wells, President; Salmon for All - provided written materials
           Scott Wintermute   (was not present)

Columbia River Fisheries Reform
          Bill Hunsinger
          Mark Kujala  
          Derek Wall- yielded time
          Kyle Smith – yielded time
          Ottis Hunsinger- provided written materials
          Jim Coleman – provided writen testimony
          Peter Roscoe

Summer Chinook
          Robert Sudar – provided written testimony

Fishing Regulations, Spring Chinook on Deschutes and ODFW Strategic Plan
          David Moskowitz

Attachments: (pdf)

 

OTHER BUSINESS
 
ADJOURN
 
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

May 18, 2018 –No Meeting Scheduled

June 7, 2018 – Baker City
*Written public comment period will open April 15, 2018

  • 2019 - 2021 Budget – Approval
  • Edmunds Well Land Acquisition - Approval
  • Commercial Coastal Pelagic Species Regulations - Rulemaking
  • Marbled Murrelet Reclassification and Survival Guidelines – Rulemaking

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

  • 2019 Auction and Raffle Tag Allocation - Approval
  • Access and Habitat Project Funding – Approval
  • Furbearer Regulations for 2018 - 2020 – Rulemaking
  • Malheur Lakes Redband Trout Conservation Plan – Informational
  • Columbia River Thermal Angling Sanctuaries – Informational
  • Big Game Regulation Simplification Process – Informational

July 2018 – No Meeting Scheduled

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

  • Restoration & Enhancement Board's recommendation for project funding
  • Licensing Rule Modification and Repeal – Rulemaking

September 13, 2018 – Commission Tour
September 14, 2018 – Bandon
*Written public comment period will open July 15, 2018

  •  Big Game Regulations for 2019 – 2020 – Rulemaking
  • Access and Habitat Project Funding - Approval

October 11, 2018 – Commission Tour
October 12, 2018 – Klamath Falls
*Written public comment period will open August 15, 2018

November 2018 – No Meeting Scheduled

December 7, 2018 – Salem
*Written public comment period will open October 15, 2018

  • 2019 Groundfish Fisheries Regulations and 2017 Nearshore logbook
  • Restoration & Enhancement Board project funding
Access & Habitat Project Funding/ Board Appointments





PLEASE NOTE

AGENDA
The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. April 20, 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.

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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