LA Oyster Task Force February Meeting


February 14, 2023
sacks of oysters with shucking tool and gloves on top

LA Oyster Task Force February Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting

Mitch Jurisich, Chairman

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, 10:00 a.m.

East Bank Regional Library

4747 W Napoleon Ave

Metairie, LA 70001


I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of January 24, 2023 meeting minutes and February 14, 2023 Agenda

IV. Treasury Report

A. LOTF Financial Report & Oyster Tag Sales

V. Committee Reports

A. Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee (Mitch Jurisich)

B. Enforcement (Major Edward Skena)

C. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

D. Legal (Jakov Jurisic/ Brad Robin)

E. Research (Earl Melancon)

F. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

G. Marketing (LDWF)

H. Health (Justin Gremillion)

I. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)

J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI. New Business

A.  To Discuss the March- April Seasonal Reclassification Line in LA28 (Vermilion and Iberia Parishes)- OTF/ LDH

B.  To Consider a Letter Regarding the Cameron Parish LNG Project- OTF

C. To Discuss the Progress of the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project- OTF

D. To Discuss Oyster Strike Force License Fee- OTF/ LDWF

E.  To Hear a Reminder Regarding Reporting Harvesting Information- LDWF

VII. Public Comment

VIII. Set Next Meeting

IX. Adjourn


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