L.W.F.C. SETS AGENDA FOR DECEMBER MEETING

Release Date: 11/29/2007

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) has scheduled the next regular public board meeting for 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Building located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.


1. Roll Call


2. Approval of Minutes of Nov. 1, 2007


3. Commission Special Announcements/Personal Privilege


4. To receive and consider Proposal on Delta Waterfowl Contract Renewal


5. To present Appreciation Award to Mr. Joe Elder for Donations to the Department's Youth and Physically Challenged Hunting Program


6. To receive Status Report on Repairs to Department Facilities


7. To receive and hear Enforcement & Aviation Reports/November


8. To receive and consider Notice of Intent to adopt rules and regulations requiring all operators of "Class A" (up to 16 feet) and "Class One" (16 to  less than 26 feet) vessels equipped with emergency engine cutoff devices to utilize and wear such devices while motor boat is underway


9. To receive and consider Notice of Intent to adopt rules and regulations requiring all persons onboard "Class A" vessels with a hand tiller operated outboard motors wear a personal flotation device (life jacket) while motorboat is underway


10. To receive and consider Notice of Intent to adopt rules and regulations to define a "Marine Events" for which a "marine event permit" is required


11. To receive and consider Notice of Intent to amend rules and regulations for Vessel Monitoring Systems VMS for Out of State Oyster Landing Permits, Closed Season Shrimping Violations and certain Oyster violations


12. To receive and hear briefing on regulations for Vessel Titling Notice of Intent


13. To receive an update on Marine Fisheries Division Federally Funded Hurricane Debris Removal Project - Lake Pontchartrain Basin


14. To receive and consider Resolution and Declaration of Emergency on a Closure of Portions of State Outside Waters to Shrimping


15. To receive and consider Rule Ratification on Designation of Additional Lake Mechant Public Oyster Seed Grounds


16. Set April 2008 Meeting Date


17. Receive Public Comments


18. Adjournment


 


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