LA Shrimp Task Force Webinar Meeting


May 6, 2020
shrimp boat in Gulf of Mexico at dusk

LA Shrimp Task Force Webinar Meeting

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @

Louisiana Shrimp Task Force Meeting

Alan Gibson, Chairman

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 10:00 a.m.




I.            Pledge of Allegiance

II.            Opening Statement- Meeting Operating Procedure- LDWF

III.            Roll Call

IV.            Approval of February 5, 2020 Meeting Minutes

V.            Approval of the May 6, 2020 Meeting Agenda

VI.            Financial Report

VII.            Federal Shrimp Permit Report

VIII.            New Business

A.     To Receive a Presentation on the Upcoming Spring Inshore Shrimp Season- LDWF

B.     To Discuss a Request to the Governor’s Office to Reappoint the STF Governor’s Designee Seat- STF

C.      To Hear a Presentation on Covid-19 Seafood Safety- Evelyn Watts

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

IX.            Public Comment

X.            Set Next Meeting

XI.            Adjourn

NOTE:  This meeting of the Shrimp 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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