February Oyster Task Force Meeting


February 15, 2017
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February Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting
John Tesvich, Chairman
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1 p.m.
2021 Lakeshore Dr., STE 210
New Orleans, LA 70122

I.         Roll call and introduction of guests

II.        Approval of January 17, 2016 Meeting Minutes and February 15, 2017 Agenda

III.       Treasury Report

A.      Oyster Tag Sales
B.      LOTF Financial Report

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)
1. To Consider Recommendations for the Oyster Seed Grounds Vessel Permit     Training Requirements
J.      Aquaculture (John Supan)

V.         New Business

A.     To Hear a Presentation on the 2017 Draft Coastal Master Plan- Bren Haase
B.     To Discuss the Interplay of Acts 570 and 595 and the Handling of Property Claims- OSL/ AG’s Office Rep
C.     Discussion of Sponsorship and Financial Polices and Procedures- Cara Tyler

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:

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