LA Oyster Task Force March Meeting


March 14, 2023
fishermen culling oysters on boat deck

LA Oyster Task Force March Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting
Mitch Jurisich, Chairman
Tuesday, March 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m.
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of February 14, 2023 meeting minutes and March 14, 2023 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. Legal (Jakov Jurisic/ Brad Robin)

E. Research (Earl Melancon)

F. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

G. Marketing (LDWF)

H. Health (Justin Gremillion)

I. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)

J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI. New Business

A.  To Hear an Update on the 2023 Coastal Master Plan and CPRA’s Annual Plan- Brian Lezina, CPRA

B.  To Hear an Update on Possible 2023 Oyster-Related Legislative Proposal- LDWF/ OTF

C. To Discuss Possible Changes to the Damage Evaluation Board- OTF

D. To Discuss Non-Resident Gear License Regulations- OTF

E.  To Consider Funding to Sponsor the Chairman’s Reception at the 2023 Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference- OTF

VII. Public Comment

VIII. Set Next Meeting

IX. Adjourn


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