Oyster Task Force Meeting


May 29, 2018
oyster boats at dock

Oyster Task Force Meeting

01:00 pm - 03:00 pm @

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting                                                
John Tesvich, Chairman
Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 1 p.m.
UNO Advanced Technology Center
2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 210
New Orleans 70122


I.      Pledge of Allegiance 

II.    Roll call and introduction of guest

III.   Approval of April 24, 2018, minutes and May 29, 2018, agenda

IV.    Treasury Report

A. Oyster tag sales

B. LOTF financial report

V.     Committee Reports

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

B. Enforcement (Major Chad Hebert)

C. Legislative (Jakov Jurisic)

D. Reserach (Earl Melancon)

E. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

F. Marketing (LDWF)

G. Health (Justin Gremillion)

H. Sustainability (LDWF)

I. Professionalism (LDWF)

J. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)

K. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI.    New Business

A. To hear final update on the 2017-18 oyster season (LDWF)

B. To hear a presentation of survey results from the LFF Sediment Diversion Panel and discussion (SeaGrant)

C. To hear discussion and consider funding to order OTF name tags and shirts(OTF)

VII.    Public Comment

VIII.   Set next meeting

IX.      Adjourn

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