LA Crab Task Force Webinar Meeting


April 22, 2020
blue crabs

LA Crab Task Force Webinar Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Crab Task Force Meeting

Pete Gerica, Chairman

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 1:00p.m.




I.            Pledge of Allegiance

II.            Opening Statement- Meeting Operating Procedure- LDWF

III.            Roll Call

IV.            Approval of September 3, 2019 Meeting Minutes

V.            Approval of the April 22, 2020 Meeting Agenda

VI.            Financial Report

VII.            New Business

A.     To Consider Funding the Annual MSC Surveillance Audit for the Louisiana Blue Crab Sustainability Certification- LDWF/CTF

B.      To Hear a Presentation on Covid-19 Seafood Safety- Sea Grant

C.      To Hear a Presentation on Current Industry Issues and Resources Related to Covid-19- Sea Grant-Thomas Hymel

VIII.            Public Comment

IX.            Set Next Meeting

X.            Adjourn

NOTE:  This meeting of the Crab Task Force is being conducted by video conference due to the public health emergency declared in response to the threat presented by COVID-19.

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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