December 2016 Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting Agenda

Release Date: 11/28/2016

The next regular Commission meeting will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at Louisiana Tech University – Davison Athletic Center, 1454 West Alabama, 3rd Floor, Ruston, LA 71270

The following items will be discussed:

1.     Call to Order         

2.     Pledge of Allegiance

3.     Roll Call

4.     Adoption of November 03, 2016 Commission Meeting Minutes

5.     Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege         

6.     Enforcement Reports November, 2016 – Captain Edward Skena

7.     Receive and Consider a Declaration of Emergency for the Partial Closure of State Outside Waters to Shrimping – Jeffrey Marx, Biologist

8.     Receive an Update on the 2016-2017 Oyster Season in Calcasieu Lake – Patrick Banks, Assistant Secretary of Fisheries

9.     Set March, 2017 Commission Meeting Date

10.  Receive Public Comments

11.  Adjournment 

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