Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting
Mitch Jurisich, Chairman
Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
New Orleans Lakefront Airport
6001 Stars and Stripes Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70126
Due to the public health emergency guidelines established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all members of the public will have to wear a mask to enter the building.
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests
III. Approval of February 1, 2022 meeting minutes and February 22, 2022 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 (Captain Bryan Marie)
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 (Brandi Shelley)
J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)
VI. New Business
A. To Discuss and Consider Changes to the 2019 Flood Disaster Spending Plan- LDWF
B. To Discuss Reopening of Sister Lake Public Oyster Seed Reservation- LDWF
C. To Consider a Proposal to Lower the Cost Associated with the Coastal Use Permit- OTF
D. To Consider a Legislative Proposal to Change Time/ Temperature Requirements in Oyster Coolers- OTF
E. To Consider a Legislative Proposal to Make Changes to Oyster Tagging Regulations- OTF
F. To Consider a Legislative Proposal to Make Changes to Regulations Regarding Untagged Sacks- OTF
G. Officer Elections
VII. Public Comment
VIII. Set Next Meeting
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://wlf-la.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_q6KJdjiAQKuSo23URaCrxA
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