April Oyster Task Force Meeting


April 18, 2017
fresh caught oysters

April Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 1 p.m.
2021 Lakeshore Dr., STE 210
New Orleans, LA 70122


I.         Roll call and introduction of guests

II.        Approval of March 17, 2017 Meeting Minutes and April 18, 2017 Agenda

III.       Treasury Report

A.      Oyster Tag Sales
B.      LOTF Financial Report
* Annual Financial Disclosure Filing Reminder

IV.        Committee Reports

A.      Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee  (Mitch Jurisich)
B.      Enforcement (Captain Chad Hebert)
C.      Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)
D.     Research (Earl Melancon)
E.      Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)
F.      Marketing (LDWF)
G.      Health (Lance Broussard)
H.     Sustainability (LDWF)
I.        Professionalism (LDWF)
J.      Aquaculture (John Supan)
K.      Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

V.         New Business

A.     To Consider Recommendations and Changes to the Oyster Lease Acquisition Program- Duncan Kemp
B.     To Consider the use of the Oyster Seed Grounds and Oyster Development Accounts to Close Mardi Gras Pass- Al Sunseri

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/404994494913383938

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