La Oyster Task Force October Meeting


October 11, 2022
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La Oyster Task Force October Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting

Mitch Jurisich, Chairman

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Jean Lafitte Civic Center

4953 City Park Dr.

Lafitte, LA 70067


I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of September 20, 2022 meeting minutes and October 11, 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 (Steve Pollock)

J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI. New Business

A.  To Hear a Reminder on the Oyster Season Rules- LDWF

B.  To Consider Submitting Oyster Task Force Comment on the Final EIS for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion- OTF

C. To Hear a Presentation on the St. Bernard Ridge Project- Aims Group Inc.

D. To Consider 2023 ISSC Proposals- OTF

E.  To Hear an Update on the 2021 Oyster Mortality Event in the Empire/ Port Sulphur Area- OTF

F.  To Discuss the Corp’s Plan for Neptune Pass- OTF

VII. Public Comment

VIII. Set Next Meeting

IX. Adjourn


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