Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board to Meet

Release Date: 05/20/2013

The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Thursday, May 23, 2013. The meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m. in Suite 200 of the University of New Orleans’ Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans.

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

1.  Approval of Minutes from December 4, 2012 Meeting

2.  Hearing of Deferred Appeals

     a.  Mark Tayamen

3.  Hearing of New Permit Appeals

     a.  Brett Johnson

     b.  Marty Melerine

     c.  Vlaho Mjehovich

      d.  Raymond Nehlig

4.  Hearing of Renewal Permit Appeals

      a.  Catfish Lake Oyster Co., LLC

      b.  Kerry Cosse

5.  Set next meeting date

6.  Receive Public Comments

7.   Adjournment

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 those in Calcasieu Lake and Sabine Lake, must do so from a vessel holding a public oyster seed ground vessel permit issued by LDWF.

For more information, please contact Ty Lindsey at 225-765-2387 or tlindsey@wlf.la.gov

 

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