LA Shrimp Task Force to Meet


November 2, 2016
shrimp on a scale

LA Shrimp Task Force to Meet

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Terrebonne Council Meeting Room
8026 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360


I.       Roll call and introduction of guests

II.      Approval of July 13, 2016 meeting minutes and November 2, 2016 agenda

III.     Treasury Report

A.  Budget report- LDWF

IV.     Old Business

A.     Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council Update- Myron Fischer
B.     Update on the Status of Shrimp Permits- Myron Fischer

V.      New Business

A.     Update on the Inside/ Outside Line- Jeff Marx
B.     Sustainability Update- Fisheries Improvement Plan- Damon Morris
C.     Discussion of Experimental Gear Program- Cole Garrett
D.     Update on the Refrigeration Grant Program- Richard Williams
E.     To Consider Funding the Seafood Promotions and Marketing Board-
F.     Discussion of Ethics Procedures, Reports, and Violations- George Barisich
G.     Discussion of Trawl Board Gear Regulations- Acy Cooper
H.    Discussion of Shrimp/ Crab Task Force Appointees- Acy Cooper
I.      Discussion of the LA Authentic Wild Seafood Program- Acy Cooper
J.     Discussion of Seafood Label of Origin- Acy Cooper

VI.       Public Comment

VII.      Set Quarterly Meetings

VIII.     Adjourn

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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