Shrimp Task Force Meeting

Release Date: 03/27/2014

The following is the agenda for the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting. The public is invited to attend.

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 1 p.m.

LDWF Headquarters, Louisiana Room

2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge 70808

AGENDA

I.  Roll Call and introduction of guests

II.  Approval of January 14, 2014 Minutes and April 3, 2014 Agenda

III.  Treasury Report

  1. Budget Report
    a. Five-year expenditure report

IV.  Old Business

  1. Monterey Bay Aquarium Update
  2. Shrimp Refrigeration Cost Share Program
  3. Certified Seafood Program Expansion

V.  New Business

    A.   Legislative Update

           a.  Skimmer Net Bill

            b.  Sustainability Legislation/TEDs Enforcement Amendment

    B.  Artificial Reef Plan

VI.  Public Comment

VII.  Set Next Meeting

VIII.  Adjourn

The meeting will be held in compliance with Louisiana’s Open Meetings Law as defined by Louisiana R.S. 42:11, et seq.  The public is invited to attend.

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