Oyster Task Force Meeting


February 2, 2016
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Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Oyster Task Force
John Tesvich, Chairman
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 1:00 p.m.
2021 Lakeshore Drive, suite 210
New Orleans


I.     Roll call and introduction of guests

II.    Approval of January 5, 2016 Meeting Minutes and February 2, 2016 agenda

III.   Treasury Report

A.      Oyster Tag Sales

B.      LOTF Financial Report

 IV.  Committee Reports

A.      Public and Private Oyster Grounds Committee  (Mitch Jurisich)

B.      Enforcement (Captain Chad Hebert)

C.      Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

D.      Research (Patrick Banks)

E.      Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

F.      Marketing (LDWF)

G.     Health (Lance Broussard)

H.     Sustainability (LDWF)

I.       Professionalism (LDWF)

J.      Aquaculture

K.     Oyster Lease Moratorium Lifting Committee (John Tesvich)

VI.   New Business

A.     Update on oyster and water quality sampling related to the Bonnet Carre Spillway opening (LDWF Staff)

B.     FDA training as requirement for Louisiana Oyster Harvesters License (LDWF Staff)

VII.     Public Comment

VIII.  Set Next Meeting

IX.        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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