Oyster Task Force & Committee Meetings


September 10, 2019
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Oyster Task Force & Committee Meetings

09:30 am - 03:00 pm @

The Oyster Task Force Marketing Committee, Oyster Task Force Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee, and Oyster Task Force will meet September 10, 2019, at the Terrebonne Council Meeting Room, 8026 Main Street, Houma, at 9:30am, 10am, and 1pm, respectively.

Oyster Task Force Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Introductions

IV. To Discuss a State Based Assistance Program for LA Oystermen Due to the Current Flooding Crisis and Loss of Oyster Resources- OTF

V. To Discuss a Legislative Proposal Regarding Oyster Lease Marking Pole Regulations- OTF

VI. Public Comment

VII. Set next meeting

VIII. Adjourn


Oyster Task Force Agenda

I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Roll call and introduction of guests
III. Approval of July 30, 2019 Minutes and September 10, 2019 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 (Major Edward Skena)
C. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)
D. Research (Earl Melancon)
E. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)
F. Marketing (LDWF)
G. Health (Justin Gremillion)
H. Aquaculture
I. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)
VI. New Business
A. To Hear an Update on Oyster Mortality Surveys Related to the 2019 Flood Event- LDWF
B. To Hear an Update on the Sediment Diversion Program- CPRA
C. To Discuss the 2019 ISSC Proposals- OTF
D. To Hear a Presentation on a Suggested Public Relations Campaign for the Oyster Task Force- Dr. John Zach Lea
E. To Discuss the 2020 LA Alive Event- OTF
F. To Discuss and Consider Funding for a Washington, D.C. Seafood Reception- OTF
VII. Public Comment
VIII. Set Next Meeting
IX. Adjourn
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