November Oyster Task Force Meeting


November 27, 2018
Raw oysters in wooden crate

November Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 04:00 pm @

Oyster Task Force to meet Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 1 p.m., UNO CERM Building, 2045 Lakeshore Dr., RM 216, New Orleans, LA 70122.  Note that the OTF Marketing Committee will meet the same day and place at 10 a.m.


  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Roll call and introduction of guests
  3. Approval of November 7, 2018 Minutes and November 27, 2018 Agenda
  4. Treasury Report
    1. LOTF Financial Report & Oyster Tag Sales
  5. Committee Reports
    1. Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee (Mitch Jurisich)
    2. Enforcement (Major Edward Skena)
    3. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)
    4. Research (Earl Melancon)
    5. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)
    6. Marketing (LDWF)
    7. Health (Justin Gremillion)
    8. Professionalism (LDWF)
    9. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)
    10. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)
  6. New Business
    1. To Hear an Update on the 2018-2019 Oyster Season Harvest- LDWF
    2. To Hear an Update on the Oyster Lease Moratorium Lifting NOI- OTF
    3. To Discuss the Oyster Task Force Presentation to LDWF Commission- OTF
  7. Public Comment
  8. Set Next Meeting
  9. 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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