Oyster Task Force to Meet June 6 at 1:00 p.m.


June 6, 2023
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Oyster Task Force to Meet June 6 at 1:00 p.m.

Louisiana Oyster Task Force Meeting
Mitch Jurisich, Chairman
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 1:00 p.m.
LDWF Headquarters
2000 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70898

I. Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests

III. Approval of May 9, 2023 meeting minutes and June 6, 2023 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. Legal (Jakov Jurisic/ Brad Robin)

E. Research (Earl Melancon)

F. Coastal Restoration (Dan Coulon)

G. Marketing (LDWF)

H. Health (LDH)

I. Aquaculture (Steve Pollock)

J. Joint Task Force Working Group (Mitch Jurisich)

VI. New Business

A.  To Hear an Update on the Oyster Strategic Plan- LDWF

B.  To Hear a Presentation on 2022/23 Public Seed Grounds Oyster Harvest and the 2023/24 Oyster Season Timeline- LDWF

C.  To Hear a Presentation on an LDWF E-Reporting Pilot Program- LDWF

D.  To Hear an Oyster Lease Damage Evaluation Board Update- OTF/ LDWF

E.  To Hear an Oyster Legislative Update- OTF

F.  To Consider Funding and Travel to Walk the Hill and Attends 2024 LA Alive Event- OTF

G. To Consider a Request and Funding for Printed Copies of Administrative Code- OTF

VII. Public Comment

VIII. Set Next Meeting

IX. Adjourn

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