Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board to Meet April 16 at 9:00 a.m.
The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The meeting will convene at 9:00 a.m. at the East Bank Regional Library located at 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001.
Agenda items for the meeting of the Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board are as follows:
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Roll Call
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Approval of Minutes from November 7, 2018 Meeting
6. Hearing of Deferred Renewal Permit Appeals
a. Mauricio Blanco
7. Hearing of New Renewal Permit Appeal
a. Pannagl Seafood
8. Receive Department Response to Special Mailing of Permit Notices Request – LDWF
9. Receive Report on Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Numbers – LDWF
10. Receive Public Comments
11. Set Next Meeting Date
This Board was established by Act 922 of the 2008 Regular Legislative Session for the purpose of hearing appeals of vessel permit denials by LDWF. Act 922 requires that anyone commercially harvesting oysters on the public oyster seed grounds and reservations, except those in Calcasieu Lake, must do so from a vessel holding a public oyster seed ground vessel permit issued by LDWF.
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.
For more information, please contact Ty Lindsey at 225-765-2387 or [email protected] or Carolina Bourque at 337-735-8726 or [email protected] .
Oyster Task Force Marketing Committee to meet April 16, at 10:00 AM, on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W Napoleon Avenue, Metairie, LA 70001.
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Discussion of the Oyster Industry Marketing Plan- OTF
IV. Public Comment
V. Set next meeting
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:
Oyster Task Force to meet April 16, 2019 at 1:00 PM, East Bank Regional Library Meeting Room
4747 W Napoleon Ave, Metairie, LA 70001.
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Roll call and introduction of guests
III. Approval of February 26, 2019 Minutes and April 16, 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. Professionalism (LDWF)
I. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)
J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)
VI. New Business
A. To Hear an Update on the 2018-2019 Oyster Season- LDWF
B. To Hear an Update on the Oyster Lease Moratorium Lifting NOI- OTF/ LDWF
C. Discussion of FDA/LDH Proposals for Increased Surveillance of AOC Water Quality- OTF
D. To Hear an Update on Levels of Oyster Cultch Material Removed when Harvesting Seed Oysters from Public Oyster Beds- OTF
VII. Public Comment
VIII. Set Next Meeting
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