December 2018 Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting Agenda (Note: The December meeting will be held on Monday, December 3)

Release Date: 11/27/2018

The next regular Commission Meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 3, 2018, at the Wildlife and Fisheries Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, LA.


The following items will be discussed:


1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Roll Call

4. Adoption of November 1, 2018 Commission Meeting Minutes

5. Commission Special Announcements / Personal Privilege

6. Enforcement Report, November 2018 – Major Edward Skena, Enforcement Division

7. Receive and Consider a Notice of Intent on Dredge Fill Material Program – Kyle Balkum, Biologist Director

8. Receive a Presentation on the New WMA Self-Clearing Permit App – Steve Smith, Wildlife Biologist

9. Receive an Update on Chronic Wasting Disease Status – Scott Durham, Wildlife Biologist Director

10. Receive a Presentation from the Louisiana Oyster Task Force (OTF) – OTF Representative

11. Set April 2019 Commission Meeting Date

12. Receive Public Comments

13. Adjournment

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