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COMMISSION AGENDA: Friday October 11, 2019

Tour:

Thursday, October 10, 2019 8:30-4:30
Holiday Inn Express Lobby
212 SE 10th St
Ontario, OR 97914

Tour Agenda (pdf)

Meeting:

Friday October, 11, 2019 8:00 AM
Four Rivers Cultural Center
Malheur & Snake River Rooms
676 SW 5th Ave.
Ontario, OR 97914

Printable Agenda (pdf)

 

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Friday October 11, 2019
DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Field Reports – in written form only

Expenditure Report

Erica Kleiner, Deputy Director of Administration

Eastern Oregon Research

Darin Clark, East Region Wildlife Research Project Leader   

American Wildlife Values Survey

Allen Molina, Economist

Thermal Refugia

Tucker Jones, Ocean Salmon and Columbia River Program Manager

 
 

 

Attachments: (pdf)

 

 

 

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 48 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.

Recovery Plan for Upland Game Birds

Dave Stiefvater, Pheasants Forever

Thermal Refugia

David Moskowitz, the Conservation Angler

 

 

ADOPT TEMPORARY RULES

Curt Melcher, Director

EXHIBIT A: COMMISSION MINUTES

The Commission will be asked to approve draft September 13, 2019 Commission meeting minutes.

Attachments: (pdf)

EXHIBIT B: CONSERVATION AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Commission will be asked to approve rules for establishing the Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee and expenditures from the Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund.

Staff: Davia Palmeri, Conservation Policy Coordinator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf)

EXHIBIT C: ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVELY SET FEES

The Commission will be asked to approve the administrative fee adjustments for 2020

Staff: Mathew Oeder, Management Resources Division Administrator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf)

EXHIBIT D: DISPOSITION OF ELK TAKEN WITH A KILL PERMIT TO ADDRESS WILDLIFE DAMAGE

The Commission will be asked to approve rules related to disposition of elk taken with a kill permit to address wildlife damage.

Staff: Kevin Blakely, Wildlife Division Deputy Administrator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking

Attachments: (pdf)

EXHIBIT E: STURGEON ANGLING SANCTUARIES UPSTREAM OF BONNEVILLE DAM

The Commission will be asked to approve amendments to the permanent rules for time and area in the sturgeon spawning and angling sanctuaries upstream of the Bonneville Dam.

Staff: Tucker Jones, Ocean Salmon and Columbia River Program Manager
Public Testimony
Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)


EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Executive Session is held pursuant to ORS 192.660 (2)(f) and ORS 192.660(2)(h) which allow the Commission to meet in executive session to consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection and to consult with legal counsel with respect to litigation filed or likely to be filed against the Commission.



OTHER BUSINESS

Approve meeting dates for 2020

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

November 2019 – No meeting scheduled

December 6, 2019 – Salem

*Written public comment period will open October 15, 2019

  • A&H Project Funding – Approval
  • Groundfisheries and Nearshore Logbook Report – Rulemaking
  • R&E Project Approval - Approval
  • Conservation Plan for Lampreys – Rulemaking
  • Climate/Ocean Change Policy – Rulemaking
  • Columbia River Fisheries Reform - Rulemkaking



PLEASE NOTE

AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. October 11, 2019, 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 48 hours prior to the meeting. The Commission Chair immediately following the Director’s report portion of the agenda will call you. 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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