The Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board will meet on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m. in the second floor conference room of the University of New Orleans’ Advanced Technology Center located at 2021 Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans.
Agenda items for the meeting of the Public Oyster Seed Ground Vessel Permit Appeals Board are as follows:
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Call to order
III. Roll Call
IV. Approval of agenda
V. Approval of minutes from July 30, 2018, meeting
VI. Hearing of Deferred Renewal Permit Appeals
a. Mauricio Blanco
VII. Hearing of New Renewal and Re-Issuance Permit Appeals
a. Collins Oyster Company
b. Kate Popic
VIII. Receive department response to special mailing of Permit Notices Request
IX. Receive public comments
X. 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.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us atwww.wlf.la.gov. To receive email alerts, signup at http://www.wlf.la.gov/signup.