LA Crab Task Force Meeting


April 11, 2017
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LA Crab Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting
Pete Gerica, chairman
Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
UNO Advanced Technology Center
2021 Lakeshore Dr., Room 210
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122


I.         Roll Call and Introduction of New Task Force Members and Guests

II.        Approval of February 7, 2017 Minutes and April 11, 2017 Agenda

III.       Financial Report

A.     Financial Disclosure Filing Reminder

IV.       Old Business

A.     Update on the Derelict Crab Trap Removal Program- Jeff Marx
B.     Update on the Joint Task Force Working Group Meeting- Warren Delacroix

V.         New Business

A.     Discussion of Crab Trap Clean Up Boat Registration-Paul Alfonso
B.     Discussion of Task Force Name Tags/ Email Addresses-Paul Alfonso
C.     Discussion of  Crab Marketing Opportunites- Thomas Hymel
D.     Discussion of Imported Crab Tariffs- Eric Blanchard
E.     Officer Elections

VI.         Public Comment

VII.        Set Next Meeting

VIII.       Adjourn

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