Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board to Meet

Release Date: 09/28/2017

The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. in the second floor conference room 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. Roll call of board members 
  2. Approval of minutes from September 5, 2017, meeting 
  3. Hearing of deferred renewal permit appeals 
  4. Lizeth Rivas Mendez 
  5. Receive public comments 
  6. Set next meeting date 
  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.
 
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.
 
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is committed to accommodating all
reasonable special requests regarding access to our meetings. Please direct all sign
language interpreting services or other accommodation needs to the contact at the top of
this announcement at least 72 hours prior to the meeting date. 
 
For more information, please contact Ty Lindsey at 225-765-2387 or tlindsey@wlf.la.gov .