January Crab Task Force Meeting


January 9, 2018
Louisiana blue crabs

January Crab Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

The Crab Task Force will meet January 9, 2018, at UNO, 2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210, New Orleans, 1:00pm.


I. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

II. Approval of October 10, 2017 Minutes and January 9, 2018 Agenda

III. Financial Report

IV. New Business

A. Discussion of an Amendement to the Two-Month Crab Season Closure Wherein, the Harvest of all Crabs would be Included in the Closure of the Season for an Entire Month and to Consider Scheduling the Closure Earlier in the Year- Representative Jerry Gisclair
B. To Hear an Update on the 2018 Derelict Crab Trap Closures- Peyton Cagle
C. To Hear a Presentation on Crab Import Data- Jack Isaacs
D. To Submit 3 CTF Nominations for Consideration to be Appointed to the Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board  – CTF
E. Discussion of Blue Crab Bycatch Regulations/ Limit Proposal- George Jackson
F. Discussion of Task Force Name Tags and T-Shirts- Warren Delacroix
G. Discussion of Crab Task Force Ethics Requirements- Warren Delacroix
H. Officer Elections

V. Public Comment

VI. Set Next Meeting

VII. 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/2203924166716895747

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