February Crab Task Force Meeting


February 7, 2017
Louisiana blue crabs

February Crab Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting
Pete Gerica, chairman
Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
UNO Advanced Technology Center
2021 Lakeshore Dr., Room 210
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122


I.            Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

II.           Approval of December 12, 2016 minutes and February 7, 2017 agenda

III.          Financial Report

IV.          New Business

A.     Discussion of Upcoming Crab Trap Cleanups- Jeff Marx
B.     Discussion of Upcoming Crab Closures, Selling Crabs during Closed Trap Season -LDWF
C.     Discussion of MSC Sustainability Certification Assessment- Damon Morris
D.     Discussion of Task Force Financial Procedures- Cara Tyler / Yvetter Buckner
E.    To Consider Funding for Jazz in the Park Treme Crab Festival- Emanuel Lain
F.     Discussion of Crab Marketing Opportunities – Thomas Hymel
G.    Officer Elections

VI.           Public Comment

VII.          Set Next Meeting

VIII.         Adjourn

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