Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting
Mitch Jurisich, Chairman
Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 1 p.m.
Belle Chasse Auditorium
8398 LA-23, Belle Chasse, LA 70037
Due to the public health emergency guidelines established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, only 75 members of the public will be allowed in the meeting room at one time. All members of the public will have to wear a mask to enter the building.
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests
III. Approval of September 23, 2020 and December 1, 2020 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 (Brandi Shelley)
J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)
VI. New Business
A. To Consider Comment Letters Pertaining to the Oyster Management and Rehabilitation Strategic Plan- OTF
B. To Consider Funding to Hire a PR Firm to Represent the Oyster Task Force- OTF
C. To Designate and Hire a PR Firm to Represent the Oyster Task Force- OTF
VII. Public Comment
VIII. Set Next Meeting
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_vaEsZX65RYOVFXPpplxxAw
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