Louisiana Oyster Task Force to Meet Wednesday, November 7

Release Date: 11/02/2018

John Tesvich, Chairman  
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1 P.M.
UNO Advanced Technology Center
2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210
New Orleans 70122

I.      Pledge of Allegiance
II.     Roll call and introdcution of guests
III.    Approval of September 25, 2018 minutes and November 7, 2018, agenda
IV.    Treasury Report
        a. LOTF Financial Report & Oyster Tag sales
V.     Committee Reports
        a. Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee (Mitch Jurisich)
        b. Enforcement (Major Edward Skena)
        c. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)
        d. Research (Earl Melancon)
        e. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)
        f. Marketing (LDWF)
        g. Health (Justin Gremillion)
        h. Professionalism (LDWF)
        i. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)
        j. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)
VI.    New Business
        a. To hear an update on the Pearl River Project (Andrew Whitehurst)
        b. To hear an update on the Fishing Industry’s Adaptation Working Group     
            Meetings (Brian Lezina, CPRA)
        c. To hear an update on the Gulf Hypoxia Action Plan and Louisiana’s State   
            Strategy (Doug Daigle)
        d. To discuss the setbacks and misconceptions of the Oyster Industry (OTF)
        e. To discuss the 2018 Oyster Bedding Season and enforcement (OTF)
        f. To discuss planting cultch material in Hackberry Bay (OTF)
VII.    Public Comment 
VIII.   Set next meeting
IX.     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. To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at: 
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