Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting

Acy Cooper, Chairman

Wednesday, August 30, 2023, 10:00 a.m.

Terrebonne Parish Main Library

151 Library Drive, 2nd Floor DE Room

Houma, LA 70360


I.              Pledge of Allegiance

II.            Call to Order

III.           Roll Call

IV.              Approval of August 2, 2023 Meeting Minutes

V.            Approval of August 30, 2023 Meeting Agenda

VI.           Federal Shrimp Permit Report

VII.          New Business

A.    To Hear an Update on the 2019 Fisheries Disaster Funding- LDWF

B.    To Consider Funding for STF Travel to Washington, D.C. to Participate in Hill Meetings and LA Alive Event- STF

C.   To Consider Funding to Purchase STF LA Alive Tickets- STF

D.   To Hear a Presentation on Shrimp Industry Data- David Williams

E.    To Nominate a Shrimp Task Force Representative to the Imported Seafood Safety Task Force, as Described in HCR 134- STF

F.    To Consider Funding for Travel for Two Shrimp Task Force Representatives to Attend the NOAA GOM Shrimp Listening Session in Tampa, September 20, 2023- STF

VIII.            Public Comment

IX.          Set Next Meeting

X.         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://wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HkTyo-7eTaWCxDd9KtbROA

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