July 2018 Crab Task Force Meeting


July 31, 2018
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July 2018 Crab Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting

Pete Gerica, Chairman

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 1:00pm

UNO Advanced Technology Center

2021 Lakeshore Dr., STE 210

New Orleans, LA 70122


I.         Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

II.        Approval of May 8, 2018 Minutes and July 31, 2018 Agenda

III.       Financial Report

IV.        New Business

   A.     To Discuss the Proposed 2019 Derelict Crab Trap Removal Areas- LDWF

   B.     To Discuss a Proposal to Make Changes to the Class of Certain Crab Violations- CTF

   C.     To Hear a Presentation and Update on LA Finfish- LDWF

   D.     To Discuss Crab Trap Gear Regulations and Proper Escape Ring Placement- CTF

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/4880386161867427841

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