PUBLIC OYSTER SEED GROUND VESSEL PERMIT APPEALS BOARD TO MEET

Release Date: 10/07/2009

The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will hold a meeting on Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 at 9 a.m. in the second floor conference room at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) office located in the UNO Advanced Technology Building, 2021 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70122.




This board was established by Act 922 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session for the purpose of hearing appeals of vessel permit denials by LDWF. Act 922 requires that anyone commercially harvesting oysters on the public oyster seed grounds and reservations, except Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Lake, must do so from a vessel holding a public oyster seed ground vessel permit issued by LDWF.




Agenda items for the meeting of the Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board are as follows:




1. Approval of Minutes From Aug. 24, 2009 Meeting

2. LDWF Legal Counsel Guidance - Appeals of Renewal and Re-issuance Permits

3. Hearing of Deferred Appeals

4. Hearing of New Appeals

5. Set next meeting date

6. Adjourn





For more information, contact Patrick Banks at 225-765-2370 or at pbanks@wlf.la.gov.


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