Louisiana Crab Task Force to Meet June 4

Release Date: 05/31/2019

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting

Pete Gerica, Chairman

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 1:00p.m.

St. Bernard Port Harbor and Terminal

100 Port Blvd.

Chalmette, LA 70043



I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of March 25, 2019 Minutes and June 4, 2019 Agenda

IV. Financial Report

V. New Business

A. To Receive an Update on the 2019 Blue Crab Stock Assessment- LDWF

B. To Receive an Update on the 2019 Derelict Crab Trap Clean Up Results and the Proposed 2020 Derelict Crab Trap Closure Areas- LDWF

C. To Discuss the Current Issues Facing the Commercial Crabbing Industry as a Result of the Spillway Openings- CTF

D. To Discuss Crab Task Force Membership and Vacancies- CTF

E. To Hear an Update on the 2019 Legislative Session- CTF

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.  To listen in to the meeting via webinar register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1402463764273793293

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